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Here and There – 3-27-14

Revival: Mount Canaan Baptist Church, 2451 Edgefield Rd., Trenton, will have revival services March 26, 27 & 28 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Fred Coit revival pastor. In preparation for the revival the sanctuary will be open from noon to 7 p.m. March 24 & 25 for meditation and prayer. Everyone is invited.

GED Classes: The Edgefield County Adult Education Program is offering Evening GED Classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Johnston Learning Center,located at 117 Cardinal Drive, Johnston, SC 29832. if interested, please call (803) 275-4158 to register.

Mobile Food Bank: Golden Harvest Food Bank and Edgefield Food Bank will distribute free food Saturday, March 29, at 10 a.m. in the Piedmont Tech Parking Lot, 506 Main Street, Edgefield. Bring you own box. For more info call Keith at 84-872-1501 or James Coleman at 637-3536.

Family and Friends Program: Rosa Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 509 Brooks St., Edgefield, will hold a 5th Sunday Family and Friends program, March 30, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Johnny Clark of Macedonia Baptist Church will deliver the sermon. Church families are invited. Refreshments will be served.

Peach Blossom Pageant: The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival beauty pageant will be held on Saturday, April 5 at Johnston Elem. School  at 10:00 and 3:00. Young ladies between the ages of birth-20 are invited to compete. The Miss (17-20) will be awarded a scholarship to the college of her choice. The deadline for applications is Wed., March 26. For an application or if you have any questions, please call 803-637-5383 or 803-275-3241.

Open Mike Night; Join us at New Horizon Baptist Church, 124 Shaw Road, Saluda, S.C. on March 29, for an Open Mike Night singing. Everyone is welcome. Dinner(spaghetti, lasagna, pasta, salad and desserts) will be served at 6 p.m. and the singing at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306,
Tuesday, April 1 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “How to Work a Job Fair”; 11 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “10 Mistakes Job Seekers Make”; 3 PM “Job References Matter” ; Thursday, April 3,  2:00 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You.” This workshop gives you information on the premier skills test. The workshop also shows you how to prepare for and pass the WorkKeys test. For further info call 637-4029.

Steak Supper: Annual Steak Supper of the Johnston American Legion will be held April 5: tickets are $14 per meal, eat-in or eat-out, 5:00- 7:00 p.m., at the Johnston American Legion Post headquarters. This is a fundraiser for supporting the Wounded Warriors and for sending students to Boys & Girls State.

Retirement Ceremony: Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church will have a retirement ceremony to celebrate Rev. Ernest M. Gordon’s 46 years with the church and his 50 years as a pastor. The ceremony will be held April 6, at 3 p.m. at JET Middle School. Everyone is invited to thank Rev. Gordon and his wife and their years of dedicated service.

“Journey to Easter”: a live performance depicting the final week of Jesus Christ will be held Sunday, April 6, 3:00pm at Kendall Mill, Norris Street, Edgefield.  One presentation with the Market Place activities following.  Free admission, all are welcome!  Presented by Edgefield United Methodist Church. For more information:  803-637-6163 Church Office.

Choir Anniversary:Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Senior Choir will have their 32nd Anniversary, April 6, at 4 p.m. The public is invited. Rev. Lewis Burt is pastor.

Steven Hendrickson, Principal Trumpet of the National Symphony Orchestra of D.C., will provide accompaniment for a hymn sing at Spann United Methodist Church, Ward, S.C., on Wednesday evening, April 9.  He will also play two separate numbers accompanied by the piano. The public is invited.

Bettis Academy Car-Truck-Bike Spring Gathering : Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. -2 p.m. Car fee is $20.00 and can be paid day of the Gathering, at registration, 9-11 a.m. No charge for spectators. There will be fun, music, games: info, John Knight, 803-232-1027; W. Turner, 803-663-3561; Don 803-663-3806 and Don T. at 914-227-7487.

Friends of the Library invite you to join us in support of special projects for the Edgefield County Public Library. Basic membership $25. We meet the third Thursday of each month at 5PM. The Library is good for our community!

Strom Thurmond Alumni Reunion: “79-90″ classes will have their second reunion on June 13-15, Augusta  Marriott Hotel, two Tenth Street, Augusta Georgia 30901. For more information please contact: Jackie Glover Kennion @ 803-341-1178 or email jackie.kennion@comcast.net, Cissy Penner @ 803-637-3094 or Cedric Williams @ 803-275-3380