Here and There – 5-22-14

Here and There – 5-22-14

Memorial Day Service: A Memorial Day Service will be held on the Edgefield Town Square, Monday, May 26, at 10 a.m. Penny Hunt will be the guest speaker. Make plans to attend to remember our deceased members of the military.

Storytime: The Edgefield County Library announces that Storytime will be held Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m in Edgefield.  Each Tuesday morning, Miranda the story lady, will have stories to present to all interested children. Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Storytime will be approximately a half hour in length.  See you all there in the library! For more info call 637-4025.

Summer Reading Program: Edgefield County Public Library and the Johnston Branch will start registration for the Summer Reading Program on May 22.  This program runs through the summer and  ends with a Summer Reading Party celebration.

Edgefield Farmers and Artisans Market: Town Square, every Saturday until November from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plants, vegetables, fresh eggs, crafts and more. Vendors welcome. Info: 706-631-5564.

Low Cost Spay/Neuter:  The SPCA is offering a low cost spay/neuter program to Edgefield County residents.  Fees as low as $15 for those who qualify.  Call 803-648-6863 ext.1 or visit for more information.

Annual Poppy Distribution:  The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 30 will be distributing poppies and collecting contributions to help with the needs of American veterans May 23 & 24.  Ladies with their poppies may be found at Bi-Lo, in front of the Edgefield Library, and walking around the town of Edgefield.

Men and Women’s Day: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church will have Men & Women’s Day Program, May 25, at 11 a.m. The public is invited. Rev. Lewis Burt is pastor. Any question, please call Carrie Johnson at 275-4010.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Edgefield,

Tuesday, May 27, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “First Impressions”; 11 AM  “Job Search Lab” 1:30 PM “Advanced Manufacturing Opportunities”; 3 PM “Resume Clinic/Career Ready 101 Lab”  Thursday, May 29,  2:00 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You;”  for further information telephone 637-4029.

GOP Meeting:The Edgefield County GOP meeting is Tuesday, May 27, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers, 225 Jeter Street in Edgefield (behind the Courthouse).  The meeting will be at 7:00 pm with a social before that at 6:30 pm.  We hope to see you there.

Chicken Plate Sale: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a chicken plate sale Sat., May 31 at 11 a.m. (half bbq chicken, potato salad, cole slaw, and bread). Eat in or take out and cost is $7.

Women’s Conference: Mt. Canaan’s Women’s Auxiliary Women’s Conference “Order My Steps” will be held Sat., May 31. Fee is $15 which includes conference and lunch. Registration 8:30 a.m.; conference at 9 a.m. For more info call Mrs. Barbara Peterson at 803-663-7807 or Rev. Debbie McCain at 803-392-8042.

STHS Alumni reunion classes 79-90: will be having their reunion on June 13-14, 2014 in Augusta Ga. at The Marriot Hotel & Suites, Corner of 10th and Reynolds Street in the Oglethorpe Ballroom. For more info please contact Jackie Glover Kennion @ (803) 341-1178, Cissy Penner @ (803)637-3094 or Cedric Williams @(803) 275-3380.