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Here and There – 9/20/12

Farmers’ and Artists’ Market: Johnston Farmers’ and Artists’ Market is held from 4-6 p.m. each Thursday. If interested in being a vendor call 275-4097.

Yard Sale: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a huge yard sale on Sat., Sept. 22, at 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship building. Proceeds will be for a church remolding project.

Career Center Cosmetology Salon Opening: The Strom Thurmond Career Center Cosmetology Salon will be opening on Saturdays, Sept. 22 and 29 from 8 a.m. to noon. For more info contact Jackie Kennion at the Career Center 275-1767 ext. 525. Call for appointments or walk-ins are welcome.

Anniversary Celebration: The Singing Stars of Johnston will have their 53rd. Anniversary Celebration on Sept. 23, at 4 p.m., at Bibleway Church, Fruit Hill Road, Saluda. Everyone who has been part of the EBA please come and have a great reunion.

Free Workshops: Edgefield SC Works Center, 400 Church St. – Room 306, Edgefield, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 10:00 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Make Yourself More Marketable” Learn how to successfully market yourself and your skills to a potential employer; 1:30 PM “How to Work a Job Fair” Get tips on the best way to handle yourself at a job fair; 3:00 PM “Resume Clinic/WIN Lab” Bring a completed copy of your resume for analysis or bring a completed resume worksheet and get help to get the information into a marketable format. For further info call 803-637-4029.

Homecoming: Mountain Creek Baptist Church, 108 Mountain Creek Rd. 214th Homecoming Celebration at 11 a.m., Sept 30,with dinner to follow. Speaker will be Rev. Michale Belue.

Abney Family Anniversary: The Abney Family Singing Ministry Anniversary, will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m. at Bland Baptist Church.

Special Service: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have speaker, Rev. Garnder, who will speak on ministering to the homeless in Augusta, and the Bridge Church Choir to perform on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. The public is invited.

Heritage Jubilee Festival: Edgefield’s Heritage Jubilee Festival will be held at Oakley Park Friday evening, Oct. 5, and Saturday, Oct. 6, all day. Crafters may call 275-7404 or 637-1900 to sign up. BBQ, blow-up castles, crafters and music are the highlights of the festival. Oakley Park will be open for tours.

Miss Harvest Festival: The Ridge Spring Miss Harvest Festival Beauty Pageant will be held Sat., Oct. 6, at the Town Gym at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Ladies between birth – 20 are invited to compete. The Miss(17-20) will be awarded a scholarship to the college of her choice. Deadline for applications is Sept. 26. For an application or for more info call 637-5383 or 275-3241.

Volunteers Needed: The Edgefield/McCormick/Saluda Counties Volunteer Guardian ad Litem Program is seeking people willing to speak up for a child. Training will begin Monday, October 10. This is a free thirty-hour course. Space is limited; please call (803) 637-9614 to reserve your seat.

Anniversary at St. Mary’s Church: The 95th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s Miracle of the Sun and of giving us the rosary, is Saturday Oct. 13 at noon.  Everyone is welcome to join us at the grotto at St. Mary’s Church in Edgefield.  Please come and join us to pray for peace in the world and for our wonderful USA.  For more info, call Patti Williams at 803-278-1974.