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LOWCOUNTRY CHARM

Founders Hall is an ideal venue for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, retreats, seminars, corporate meetings, family reunions, holiday parties and more. In the gold-level LEED-certified green building, natural light streams through a glass wall that spans the length of the hall, while a landscaped courtyard beckons guests outdoors.

GREAT HALL

  • 300-guest capacity with seating available for 235
  • 3 satellite televisions with audiovisual capabilities
  • Fully equipped catering kitchen
  • Large screened porch with a wood-burning fireplace
  • Tent stakes in the beautifully landscaped courtyard
  • Audiovisual equipment
    • Three 52-inch HDTV screens with 8 speakers, satellite, Blu-ray/DVD player, laptop, and hand-held and lapel wireless microphones
  • 15 stainless-steel chandeliers
    • Inner light: 11-inch round, Full light: 34-inch round
  • Acoustic Panels
    • Inner Panel: 47 inches x 79 inches. Full panel: 67 inches x 95 inches
    • Overall back wall: 71 inches x 115 inches
  • Retractable Kitchen Wall
    • Panels: 40 inches x 90 inches. Overall: 218 inches x 96 inches
  • Sloped ceiling: 128 inches
  • Furniture Included
    • 19 60-inch rounds
    • 18 6-foot conference/banquet tables
    • 235 white GiGi polyshell chairs
    • 2 podiums

LOUNGE

  • Ideal for 49 guests
  • Satellite television
  • Private owner’s suite
  • Gas fireplace
  • Private courtyard
  • One 52-inch HDTV screen with 8 speakers, Satellite, Blu-ray/DVD player and laptop 
  • Meeting table with 10 chairs
  • Kitchenette with refrigerator
  • Owner’s suite with private bathroom
  • Private courtyard with water features and seasonal copper fire pit
  • Leather furniture Included
    • 4 small chairs: 25 inches x 27 inches
    • 8 large chairs: 28 inches x 32 inches
    • 3 loveseats: 28 inches x 58 inches x 16 inches
    • 3 ottomans: 21 inches x 51 inches x 17 inches
    • 2 side tables: 18 inches x 18 inches
    • 1 sofa table: 18 inches x 54 inches

OUTDOORS

  • Screened patio: 24 feet x 74 feet x 118 inches
  • Wood-burning fireplace: 168 inches x 91 inches
  • Deck with steps leading to concrete pad and courtyard: 10 feet x 74 feet
  • Tent rigging points allow for two sizes of tents: 40 feet x 55 feet or 40 feet x 70 feet
  • Landscaped courtyard
    • Grand lawn measurement: 42 feet x 129 feet
    • Small lawn measurement: 39 feet x 78 feet
  • Sidewalk clearance behind building: 7-feet wide

CATERING KITCHEN

  • Two warming ovens 
  • Double refrigerator 
  • Freezer 
  • Ice machine
  • Electric oven and stove
  • Microwave
  • Glass washer
  • Triple sink
  • Stainless-steel prep tables
  • Countertop serving station
  • On-site dumpster 
  • Adjacent vendor load-in and parking area

CATERING GUIDELINES

  • Approved, licensed, and insured catering and bar service.
  • Caterers and bar service must provide protective mats under all active food stations and bars located indoors.
  • Vendors must use main restroom in lobby.
  • Caterers are responsible for providing trash can liners.
  • All trash shall be removed from the building and grounds and properly disposed of in the provided dumpster.
  • Breakdown all boxes and place next to the dumpster for recycling. 
  • All trash cans must be cleaned and re-bagged.
  • Do not dump ice on landscape or in grass.
  • Rentals shall be broken down and stored at vendor load-in area for same night pickup.
  • Remove all items from kitchen equipment and clean up spills.
  • Kitchen floor shall be swept and spot-mopped.
  • Counters, sinks and all equipment must be thoroughly cleaned and wiped down.
  • A catering representative is required to check out with the Founders Hall Manager-on-Duty, or the client’s security deposit will not be returned.



PARKING

  • Complimentary guest parking
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