Hear & There 3/30/12

Blood Drive: Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold their April Blood Drive, Friday, April 20, from 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Edgefield County Hospital and from 1:30-6 p.m. at Bi-Lo Shopping Center in Edgefield County and on Wednesday,  April 25 from 1-5 p.m. at National Wild Turkey Federation, 770 Augusta Road, Edgefield.


Sunrise Service: Republican Grove Baptist Church(276 Gary Hill Road) will host Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 8, at 6 a.m. with breakfast to follow. Rev. Robert Hawkins of Science Hill Baptist will be the speaker. Everyone is welcome.


Alliance Meeting: The Edgefield County Alliance will meet Monday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the County Council Chambers with Mr. Roger LeDuc discussing the Edgefield County Strategic Plan.


Women & Men’s Day Program: Republican Grove Baptist Church(276 Gary Hill Road) will hold their Men and Women’s Day Program on Sunday, April 15, at 11 a.m. Rev. Oscar Brown of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Church will be the guest speaker. The public is invited.


Relay for Life Beauty Pageant: The 2nd Annual Edgefield County Relay for Life Beauty Pageant will be held on Saturday, April 14 at 11:00 at WE Parker Elementary School. This pageant is only for Edgefield County residents or if  attending school in Edgefield County. Young ladies birth-9 years old judged in church dresses and ages 10 yrs and older judged in long pageant dresses. For an application or more information, please call Lillie Jackson at 803-642-2222.


Ribeye Steak Dinner: Johnston American Legion Post 154 will hold their fund raiser steak supper on April 14 from 5-7 p.m. The funds will be used to send local students to Palmetto Boy’s and Girl’s State. Tickets are $10 for steak, baked potato, slaw and roll. Eat in or take out For more info call Zach Bush at 864-445-7577 or purchase tickets at Maxwell & Halford Drug in Johnston.  The Ladies of the Post will  have a bake sale to use for a scholarship for a JROTC Cadet. Purchase tickets early as there will be a limited number sold.


 7th Annual Wyman King Academy Auction: A Knight of Champions will be held on Saturday, April 14 from 5-9 p.m. This event will be held in the school gym at 1046 Sardis Rd. Batesburg, and includes a live auction, silent auction and raffles. Adults $25/Child $10 which includes a meal from Shealy’s BBQ. For more info call 803-532-6682 or 864-445-3232.


March For Parks-Earth Day Festival: at Bettis Academy in Trenton; Fri., April 13 from 5-8 p.m. a fish fry, sweet sale and Block Party; Sat., April 14 parade at noon followed by activities until 5 p.m.: Drum Presentaion by Attorney “Busta” Mosley, Ugly Truck Display, Fish Fry, foods, drinks and sweet sale, Country Store, music by Weston and Preston, Mt. Canaan Women for Jesus presentation, singing and poetry reading, health presentations, jewelry sales, step show, vendors and more. For more info call Mrs. Willa Lanham at 649-7709.


Always Patsy Cline: Edgefield Theatre Company will present Always Patsy Cline, a musical play, April 20, 21, 27, 28, May 4 & May 5 at 8 p.m. and April 22 & 29 and May 6 at 3 p.m. at The William Miller Bouknight Theatre. For more information call 637-3833.


Benefit: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1186 Mt. Calvary Road, Johnston, will host a benefit for Bud and Sarah Dampier and children Sat., April 21 from 5-7:30 p.m. Dinner tickets are $8 or whole chickens are $8. A Silent  Auction  will also be held during the dinner. For tickets or more info call the church office at 685-7523, Pam Hallman at 685-7663 or Donna Hatcher at 275-4839.


Singing: Singing with The Family Production, 35 Hillary Family members, at Mr. Zion Church, 720 Mount Zion Rd., April 29 at 6:00.