Here & There – 4-4-13

FFA Plant Sale: Ridge Spring-Monetta FFA Spring Festival of Flowers, April 1-5, on display and for sale in the Agriculture Department’s Greenhouse are assorted pansies, coleus, and Boston ferns as well as tomatoes, peppers, cantaloupes, watermelons and other vegetables. For more info contact Michael Crim, FFA Advisor at 803/685-2100.

Water/Gatorade Donations: April 1-19, Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Johnston will be collecting bottled water and bottled Gatorade that will be distributed to four  community fire departments: Johnston, Ridge Spring, Monetta, and Center (Hwy. 1) the week of April 22. Collecton Sites are First Citizens Bank in Johnston and Ridge Spring, IGA in Johnston, Ridge Auto Service in Ridge Spring,  Goldman’s Hardware Hwy. 1 and Mt. Calvary Church Office Mon. – Thurs, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to make donations.

Steak Supper Benefit: American Legion Post 154 will hold its annual Steak Supper, Sat., April 6, from 5-7 p.m. Eat in at the Legion Hut or take out. Tickets $12 for Ribeye and all the trimmings  Tickets may be purchased at Maxwell and Halford or from any Legionaire.

Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market:  On the Town Square every Sat. beginning Apr. 6 and continuing through first Sat. in Sept.  8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  $5 per day.  $40 for season.  For more info call Carolyn Piekielniak @ 637-6861 or 803-507-0278.

Master Tree Farmer Course: at host site Edgefield Clemson Ext. Office; cost $100 for five nights, 6:30 – 8:30 each Tuesday in April. For info call 803-637-3161 Ext. 117 or

Free Workshops: Edgefield Works Center, 400 Church St., Room 306,

Tuesday, April 9, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “How to Work a Job Fair” Get tips on the best way to handle yourself at a job fair; 11:00 AM “Job Search Lab” Designed to give individualized help with job search and using the SCWOS system 1:30 PM “Stress or DeStress” Stress can influence our work search in a negative manner; 3:-00 PM “Resume Clinic\WIN Lab” Bring a completed copy of your resume. For more info call 637-4029.

Friends of the Library : (FOL) wants your support to enhance Library services.  Join us for a tax-deductible $25, dropped off at the Library anytime between now and May 31.  We meet at the Library every third Thursday of the month at 5PM.

Usher’s Anniversary: Science Hill Baptist Church Usher Board will celebrate their 84th Anniversary on April 7, at 4 p.m. Rev. Sammie Williams will be the guest speaker. Rev. Lorenzo Williams is pastor. Everyone is welcome.

Pastor’s Anniversary: Rev. R.C. Oglesby, Antioch Baptist Church, Hwy. 178, Saluda, will be celebrating his 13th Anniversary on April 14, at 2:30PM.  Rev. Norris Turner, of Gethsemane Baptist Church in Blair, SC, will be the guest speaker.  Please come join us in this wonderful occasion, and be blessed by the Word of God.

Seafood Buffet: Edgefield First Baptist Church is fundraising for an Alaska Mission Trip.  Come for a Parklane Seafood Buffet, $17.00 all-you-can-eat. April 19, 5:30-7:00 p.m., at the church. Call the church office at 637-6139 for tickets. Eat-in or Take out.

King Academy Auction: The 8th annual King Academy Auction will be held Sat., April 13, from 5-9 p.m. in the school’s gym, 1046 Sardis Road, Batesburg. It includes a live auction, silent auction, drawings and activities for all ages. Shealy’s BBQ dinner is included in the ticket price:  Adults $25/Child $10; for more info call 803-532-6682 or 864-445-3232.

Bettis Academy Spring Gathering: The Car-Truck-Bike Spring Gathering will be held Sat., April 13 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Entry fee is $15 and registration is from 9-11 a.m.  Dash Plaques and Door Prizes will be given. There will be food, fun and music and a mini swap meet. For more info call John at 803-232-1027, Don at 803-663-3806 and Don T. at 914-227-7487.

Golf Tourney: Johnston United Methodist Church 2nd Annual Golf Tournament will be played at Persimmon Hill Country Club on April 20, at 8:30 a.m. Proceeds go to the Johnston Food Bank and the JUMC Mission Fund. If interested in sponsoring a hole, green or organizing a 4 person team contact the church at 275-4885

11th Annual WIU Banquet:  Apr. 20 – Antioch Baptist Church on Hwy 23 @ 6 p.m.  $20/person.  For info call 637-2010, 480-2862, or 637-0769.

Women & Men Day Program: Republican Grove Baptist Church (276 Gary Hill Road) invites everyone to join us for our Men and Women Day Program on Sunday, April 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. Rev. Debbie McCain will be the guest speaker.

Spring Revival: Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church- Rev. Otis Cunningham, Pastor; on 4/24/13 at 7pm, the anointed word will be coming from Rev. C. Cannady Simpkins; on 4/25/13 from Rev. Bowman; and on 4/26/13 from Rev. M. Spencer.  You’re invited to come.