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Deacon Dallas Shealy | Executive Director

Dallas began as the Executive Director of the South Carolina Lutheran Retreat Centers in 2005. She is a proud alumna of Newberry College and Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary. She and her husband, Bobby, attend Summer Memorial Lutheran Church in Newberry, SC. Dallas has 2 pets (Lucy & Taz) and spends her spare time reading, cooking and “enjoying the glory of God’s creation!”

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Larry Hamrick | Coastal Retreat Resident Director

Larry is a native of Landrum, SC, and he and his wife, Margie, are the proud parents of two children (Garrison & Ginger) and two grandchildren (Gillian & Nathan). Larry began working for the South Carolina Lutheran Retreat Centers in 2006 at Camp Kinard but has adjusted well to life on the beach! Larry attended the University of South Carolina and Notre Dame and enjoys all things sports, especially cheering on the Fightin’ Irish.

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Margie Hamrick | Coastal Retreat

Margie has been an instrumental part of the South Carolina Lutheran Retreat Centers staff since she and Larry arrived at Camp Kinard & Coastal Retreat; assisting with the daily operation of the retreat center and housekeeping duties. Margie enjoys walking on the beach and sharing pictures of the beautiful Isle of Palms' sunsets! You can find her beautiful pictures on the Coastal Retreat Facebook page by clicking here.

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Terry Shealy | Business Manager & Camp Kinard Director

Since 2005, Terry has been a part of the South Carolina Lutheran Retreat Centers and currently serves as Business Manager and Camp Kinard Director (among many other duties). He resides in Batesburg-Leesville, SC, with his wife, Teresa, and daughter, Tiffany, and is a member and Music Director at Providence Baptist Church. Terry enjoys playing golf, spending time with his many cats, and singing in the musical group "God's Toolbox".

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Elliott Cox | Hospitality & Communications Coordinator

Elliott began at the South Carolina Lutheran Retreat Centers in 2011 after studying Communications at Newberry College. He enjoys playing guitar, fantasy football, running, and currently resides in Lexington with his wife, Ashlyn, their adorable son, Carson, and their mischievous dog, Flint. Elliott attends Grace Lutheran Church in Gilbert, SC.

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Pegi Roberts | Coordinator of Older Adult Ministries

Pegi is SCLRC's newest staff member and will primarily focus on coordinating the Road Scholar program at Coastal Retreat. She is a graduate of Newberry College, USC, and has earned a certification in Christiain Ed. from LTSS. Pegi resides in Awendaw, SC, with her husband of 22 years (David Bradham), has two chiildren (David Jr. & Robi), and is a member of All Saints Lutheran in Mt. Pleasant, SC. She is also a Shop.com franchise owner.

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South Carolina Lutheran Retreat Centers Board of Trustees

Gene Alexander, Rev. Thulie Beresford, Hugh Caldwell, Joby Castine, David Coffman, Karen Day, Carolyn Donges, Sarah Dowd, Rev. Bob Helton, Rev. Dr. Angela Jennings, Memi Kinard, Larry Kyzer, Erica Lybrand, Melinda Matthews, Rev. Hank Moody, Jason Schafer, Dr. Biemann Othersen, Dr. Nancy Tuten, Linda Wells, Bob Wertz, Rev. Eric Wolf (South Carolina Synod Representative - ELCA)