Here and There – 2-20-14

Here and There – 2-20-14

Youth Fundraiser: Ebenezer Baptist Church, Airport Rd., Trenton will have a yard sale, Saturday, Feb. 22 from 8 a.m. – noon.

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  20 and 27.

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.

Black History Program: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church is having their annual Black History program Sunday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. with guest speaker, Rev.Luke Mitchell of Bethlehem Baptist Church. The public is invited. The Rev. Lewis Burt is pastor.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Job Search 2014”; 11 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “What Employers Want”; 3:00 PM “Resume Clinic/Career Ready 101 Lab”  For further information telephone 637-4029.

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

Edgefield County GOP:invites you to our meeting on  Thursday, February 27, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers, 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield (behind the Courthouse).  We will be discussing the upcoming elections and filing process for any potential candidates.  The meeting will be at 7 pm with a social before that at 6:30 pm.  We hope to see you there.

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.

Chorus  Anniversary: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Male Chorus is having their Anniversary, Sunday, March 2 at 4 p.m. The public is invited. The Rev. Lewis Burt is pastor.

Annual Pancake Supper: The Episcopal Church of the Ridge will again host this event on Tuesday, March 4, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church’s Parish Hall in Edgefield. The admission is $3.00 per person and “carry-out” plates will be available. The public is invited.

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.

Agriculture Day: Strom Thurmond Career Center FFA and Edgefield Co. Young Farmers present Edgefield Co. Agriculture Day 2014: Antique Tractor Show, Agriculture Demonstrations, silent auction, Edgefield Co. Ag industry displays, & attractions for children plus food & drinks. Mar. 15, Noon-4:00 p.m.