2601 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29901
Sun-Thurs: 11:00am to 9:00pm
Fri & Sat: 11:00am to 10:00pm
Stand Alone Marine Program
The Stand Alone Marine Project – the SAM Bag – was started at Gilligan’s of Beaufort by one of the manager’s who was also a Drill Instructor’s (DI) wife – Jennifer Iddins. There are some Marines who graduate from the historic Marine Corps Recruiting Depot at Parris Island, SC who do not have any friends or family attend their graduation. The SAM Bag project arose out of a strong desire to make sure each of these Marines had someone there to shake their hand, congratulate them for their accomplishment, and thank them for their service.
Prior to graduation, Marine families organize donations for goody- bags to hand out to the Marines. These families pack a variety of treats and hygiene items for the Marines to take with them to their journey. Through local volunteers, these bags are delivered to the Marines just before they board the bus on to their next destination.
The volunteers chat with the Marines, give them fresh baked cookies, and listen to their stories. The Marines truly enjoy the personalized interaction.
All extra donations are either saved for a later graduation’s SAM bags or packed into care packages and sent to deployed troops!
Please go to www.parrisisland.yuku.com for more information and to get organized for your company!
VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIALS & EXTENDED TO WILDLIFE WEEKEND –
Appetizer: Baked Cajun Crab Dip
– Prime Rib & Crab Leg Dinner
– Pan Seared Grouper
Dessert: Homemade Red Velvet Truffle Brownie A la Mode
All You Can Eat Local Shrimp & All You Can Eat Local Cluster Oysters
*Back by popular demand. No new orders 30 minutes before closing so you have time to eat ALL YOU CAN EAT! No sharing – please! *Subject to availability
Mondays – Kid’s Night
Kids 10 & under eat FREE with the purchase of each adult entree from 4-Close on Mondays. Plus, enjoy free family-friendly entertainment.
Fridays – Graduates Night
Graduates eat free on Fridays when in uniform!
Monday – Friday – Happy Hour
Every weekday from 4-7pm enjoy Happy Hour food and drink specials at the bar
Daily – Military Discounts
Receive 10% off at any time with Military ID
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Stand Alone Marine Bag Project
Gilligan’s of Beaufort is a proud co-founder of the Stand Alone Marine Bag Project USMC PI. Gilligan’s worked with two local drill instructors’ wives to begin this project as a means of supporting and encouraging Marines who graduate from the historic Marine Corps Recruiting Dept at Parris Island, SC. The project helps organize and deliver goodie-bags filled with treats and hygiene items to Marines. SAMBP volunteers also spend time talking to the Marines, listening to their stories, and providing them with personal and meaningful interactions. Click here to find out more about the project and how you can help!