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Here and There – 2-13-14

The Edgefield County Planning Commission meeting for February 13, 2014 at 6pm has been cancelled.

The Camellia Tea scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 13 at Magnolia Dale in Edgefield from 3 – 5:30 p.m. has been cancelled.

Soup, Sandwich, & Smiles has been Canceled for this Thursday, February 13th due to weather conditions.

Free Breast & Cervical Exams: You are eligible if you are 40-64 years old and have no insurance and meet the income guidelines. Call 1-800-227-2345 for more information. Sponsored by Best Chance Network, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 20210 and the American Cancer Society.

Quilt Display: The Essie McManus Quillting Guild will have a quilt display at the Discovery Center on Saturday, Feb. 15, in Edgefield from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more info contact Doris Freeman at 803-300-2400.

Soup, Sandwich and Smiles: Edgefield United Methodist Church invites everyone to their church at the corner of Bacon and Norris Streets(across from the Post Office) to enjoy soup, sandwiches and smiles with them every Thursday at noon in February. Dates are February 13, 20, 27.

Free Seminar: by Pierce Bruner and Dr. Margaret Blagg on Back Safety and Physical Therapy at Hitchcock Healthcare, 211 Norris St., Edgefield on Feb. 13 at 9 a.m. Refreshments will be served. Call 637-1801 for more information.

CANCELLED: Camellia Tea: Thursday, Feb. 13 at Magnolia Dale in Edgefield from 3 – 5:30 p.m. sponsored by the Edgefield Camellia Club. Plus the Camellia Scavenger Hunt & Quiz in which two visitors to the town and the Tea can win the prize of a camellia plant. For further info contact Henrietta Humphreys at 803-637-2370.

Christian Ball: Moore A.M.E. Christian Ball will be held February 15 at the Edgefield Gym at 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $8.00. Dress: 70’s attire(afros, dashikis, etc.)` For more info call Barbara at 637-6520 or the church at 637-5999.

Pastoral Appreciation: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Edgefield, S.C. will honor their pastor,Rev.Oscar Brown, on his 5th Pastoral Appreciation Program, Sunday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. Rev. Clarence Moore will be in charge of the service. Come and help us celebrate this occasion.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #30 – Will meet Monday, Feb. 17, at 3:00 at Edgefield United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

Alliance Meeting: The next meeting of the Edgefield County Alliance will be held Tuesday, February 18, at 8 a.m. in the County Council Chambers.  Light refreshments will be served. If you need further information contact Linda Anderson at 803-279-4138 or by e-mail: johnnyfanderson@bellsouth.net.

Free Workshop: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Hidden Employment Scams”;  11 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “One Minute Commercial”; 3:00 PM “Stress to DeStress ” Are you at a point in your life where you would like to change careers?  This workshop offers you assistance in narrowing the focus of your decision-making process and setting you on a course to begin anew your job search or finding new directions for your job search. For further information telephone 637-4029.

Women’s Conference: Women in Ministry is sponsoring a women’s conference,”As Jesus is, so are we in this World,”Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. hosted by Pastor Jenkins and Lockhart Baptist Church, 1772 Old Chappells Ferry Road, Saluda. Lunch will be served. We request a donation of $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Call Trinika Mason at 480-3237 or Linda Bryant at 864-993-3583 for more details.

200th Birthday: Philippi Baptist Church, 125 Steeple Dr., Johnston will celebrate this occasion on Feb. 23rd.  There will be no Sunday School held, with the Worship service @11:00,lunch will follow.  The afternoon service is @ 2:00.  Come join us for this Bi-centennial event.

U.S.C. Reception: Join fellow Alumni and Friends of the University of South Carolina from Edgefield, McCormick and Saluda Counties for a reception Feb. 24, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Pine Ridge Country Club. U.S.C. President Harris Pastides and his wife, Jack Claypoole,Exec. Director of My Carolina Alumni Association, U.S.C. Board of Visitors will also be present.  For more info call Brad Covar at 803-637-3775 or email brad@covarcpa.com

Gospel Stage Play: Willow Spring Baptist Church presents “Street Life” a gospel stage play at the Saluda Theater, 107 Range Road, Saluda, Saturday, March 1 at 6 p.m. Admission is free.

Democratic Meeting: the Democratic Party of Edgefield County will have a county wide meeting for all citizens that live in Edgefield County. They will meet at Macedonia Baptist Church of Edgefield at 12 noon, March 8. Material on the  coming elections will  be given out and some candidates will be present. For more info call Norman Dorn at 480-3190, 637-3545 or 803-381-1220.

Shamrock  Run:  Save the Date, the 8th annual Shamrock Run/Walk will be held March 15. Forms are available at Escape Day Spa or Edgefield Town Hall.