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Here and There – 11-8-12

Farmers’ and Artists’ Market: Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market continues every Thursday afternoon from 4 – 6 p.m. in front of the Library on Calhoun Street.  You will find many fresh vegetables to enjoy before frost comes to our area along with turnips and sweet potatoes.  Artists offer handmade jewelry, prints of buildings in our area, and note cards.

Red Cross Lifesaving Courses: The following course will be offered. Adult CPR/AED ID 01674617 Nov. 13, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. It will be taught at the Red Cross chapter, 1314 Pine Log Road, Aiken, S.C.  Visit Redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS for details and to register. Pre-registration is required.

Relay for Life Kick-Off: The 2013 Relay for Life Kick-Off will be held at Strom Thurmond High Cafeteria on Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. This will also be a night of awards for the 2012 year teams and sponsors. The Fine Arts Department of Strom Thurmond High will also present The Wizard of Oz. Everyone is invited. Call Chairperson Sharen Fay at 637-1178 for more info.

Veterans Day Program: Johnston Elementary School invites all veterans to participate in our Veteran’s Day celebration on Friday, Nov. 9. Veterans will be treated to a light breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by a parade at 8:00 a.m. The program will be held in the gym immediately following the parade. Thank you for your service to our country. We look forward to seeing you on November 9.

Veterans Day Program: W.E.Parker Elementary School invites all Veterans to a program, Friday, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m. Please call 637-4020 to let us know you can attend.

Fill the Van Food Drive: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Food Bank Ministry will sponsor a “Fill the Van Food Drive” Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. to noon on Pleasant Grove Church grounds. Bring 6 canned goods or 6 dried food goods(macaroni, pasta, etc. ) and receive a free hot dog and drink. Help stamp out hunger this holiday season.

STHS Cosmetology: Strom Thurmond Cosmetology Salon will be open on Saturday November 10 and 17 from 8 am-12noon. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information call Mrs. Jackie Kennion, cosmetology Instructor @ 803-275-1767 Ext. 525.

Yard Sale: Trinity Community Church 403 Mims St., Edgefield will have a yard sale on November 10 starting at 7 a.m.

Veterans Day Program: On Sunday, November 11, at 3:00 p.m., on the Town Square in Edgefield, a Veterans Day Program will be held. There will be guest speakers and singers.  All the veterans in our area, their families, and the public at large are invited to attend. Nonveterans bring your own chair. Veterans will line up at 2:30 p.m. in front of Wells Fargo Bank to march in with the NJROTC.

ECCHO Program: ECCHO Unity Fellowship will be held Sunday, Nov. 11,at 6 p.m., at Edgefield First Baptist Church, with Rev. George L.Brightharp, speaker and special music. Everyone is invited.

Anniversary Celebration: Lloyd Cannady & The Flying Clouds will be celebrating their anniversary on November 11, at 5pm at Light of Life Church in McCormick- Rev. Albert Bell, Pastor.  On program are Six Voices of Zion, Rev. Billie Smith & Radio Angels, Spiritual Seven, along with many others.  Please come praise God with us!

Fall Book Fair: W. E. Parker Elementary School invites you to their Fall Book Fair, Nov. 12-16 in the school media center. Purchases will support the Parker library. For more info call Melissa Nicholson at 637-4020.

NORTH AUGUSTA VETERANS DAY CEREMONY:  Monday, November 12, 11:00am at Wade Hampton Park, downtown North Augusta on Georgia Avenue, honoring all military veterans.  The program is being arranged by the Jesse C. Lynch Memorial American Legion Post 71.  Keynote Speaker will be Col. Robert Barker, the Garrison Commander of Fort Gordon.  Music vocalist will be Flo Carter.  Participants will include the North Augusta High School Navy Junior ROTC Drill Team, the Post 71 Ceremonial Corps and Honor Guard and representatives of multiple local military service organizations.

Free Workshops: Edgefield SC Works Center, 400 Church Street/Rm 306, Edgefield, Tuesday November 13, 10 AM Networkers Group Meeting – topic – “Interviewing Techniques” Learn various interview methods and how to promote yourself during a job interview; 11:00 AM & 1:30 PM “Job Search Lab” Designed to give individualized help with job search and using the SCWOS system; 3:00 PM “Resume Clinic/WIN Lab” Bring a completed resume to be critiqued or bring a completed resume worksheet and get help in creating a resume. For info 637-4029.

Fall Revival: Mt.Calvary Baptist Church of Johnston is having their annual Fall Revival November 14and 15t @ 7:30 p.m. Our guest speaker is Rev. Willie Patten Pastor of Republican Grove Baptist Church, Edgefield S.C. Rev. Lewis Burt is the Pastor.

Jump Start Workshop: A workshop for small business start-ups will be held Nov. 15, 6-7:30 p.m. in Greenwood at Lander University, Room LC345 Carnell Learning Center conducted by Clemson University Small Business Dvp. Center. Preregistration is required. For more info call 864-388-8492 or email Conway@clemson.edu Cost is $25.

Thanksgiving Distribution: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church will have its annual Thanksgiving Food Distribution, Nov. 17, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 8 – 11 a.m.

Hunting Heritage Banquet: Come show your Team NWTF spirit at NWTF’s Hunting Heritage Banquet & Tailgate Party! November 15 at Old Kendall Mill Kick off at 6 p.m. Dinner at 7:30 p.m. Get your tickets at Turkey Shoppe on Main on the Edgefield square.

Hospital Bake Sale: Edgefield County Hospital Auxiliary Fall Bake Sale will be held Friday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with jams, jellies, preserves, pickles, cakes, breads, and cakes and 2 gift baskets and turkey and ham to raffle. The public is welcome.

NWTF Turkey Burn: The NWTF is hosting a turkey cooking contest on the Edgefield town square Friday, November 16. Register to compete for the title and bragging rights of the best turkey frying recipe at the inaugural NWTF Turkey Burn. Registration fee is $100 and includes one turkey plus the use of one table and two chairs. The grand prize winner will receive a trophy and $250. The second place prize is $150, and the third place prize is $75. Email aflowers@nwtf.net for a registration form or call (803) 637-7413 for more details.

 Women In Ministry: (WIM) would be hosting a Pre-Women’s Conference on Saturday, November 17, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Hwy 121N. Saluda. The time for this event will be from 9:00A.M.-1:00P.M.. The guest speaker for this event will be Pastor Betty Jo Duncan from Rivers of Life Family Church International, Greenville, SC. Registration in advance is $10.00, on-site registration is $15.00.  For additional information contact Trinika Mason at 803 480-3237 or                                        Linda Bryant 864 993-3583.

Hash Sale: Lighthouse Fellowship Church will have a Coleman’s Hash Sale at 531 Bauskett St., Edgefield(former Coleman’s BBQ House), Nov. 16 and 17 beginning at 10 a.m. Please call to place an order 637-3536 or 336-8604.

Legislative Delegation Meeting: The Edgefield County Legislative Delegation will meet on Monday, November 19, at 6 p.m. in the Edgefield County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street, in Edgefield.

Transportation Meeting: Edgefield County Transportation meeting has changed from December 6 to November 29, 2012.