Here and There – 3-12-15

Here and There – 3-12-15

Friends of the Library Sale: Seeking children’s books through the next three weeks for an April sale.

Free Legal Clinics: SC Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor on March 12 Wills, Estate and Probate Issues from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Edgefield County Hospital led by Jennifer P. Sumner. On April 16, the topic will be Adult Protective Services Issues from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Saluda Senior Center led by Sumner. For more info call 803-799-6653 ext. 158. For other free seminars go to

Shamrock Run/ Walk – Oyster Roast: The Town of Edgefield and the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce will host the 9th annual Shamrock Run/Walk and Oyster Roast on Saturday, March 14. The Run/Walk begins at 11 a.m. The Oyster Roast and Chili and Hot Dogs will begin at 1 p.m. For more info call the Chamber or the Town of Edgefield. For more info call 275-0010.

Agriculture Day: Edgefield Agriculture Day will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on March 14, at Strom Thurmond High School. For more info call Darla Steele and Jeremy Brooks at 275-1767.

Church Sale: Piney Grove Holiness Church $1.00 Sale at 114 Bouknight Ferry. Rd., Saluda; March 12-14 and March 19-21 after 12 o’clock.

Pastor’s Anniversary: Science Hill Baptist Church will be celebrating their pastor Rev. Lorenzo Williams 2nd Anniversary on March 15, at 3 p.m. Rev. Sammie Williams will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited.

Pastor’s Appreciation: Republican Grove Baptist Church will honor their pastor, Rev. Willie Patten, Jr. on his 14th Pastoral Appreciation Sunday, March 15, at 11 a.m. Rev. Donald Bookard of Welcome Travelers Baptist Church will be the guest minister. Everyone is invited.

Pastor’s Anniversary: Mt.Calvary Baptist Church will celebrate their pastor’s 19th Anniversary, Sunday, March 15, at 4 p.m. Guest speaker is Rev. Alex Pope, pastor of First Providence Baptist Church in North Augusta. Rev. Lewis Burt is pastor. The public is invited.

Bingo Night: Johnston Elementary PTO will have a Family Bingo Night on Thursday, March 19. Hot Dog Supper begins at 5:30 and Bingo starts at 6 p.m. ($3 for bingo cards and $1.00 for hot dogs and drinks.)

Midlands Parkinson’s Support Group: Meets the third Sunday of every month (except June) 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Lexington Medical Center Hospital. This group is for Parkinson’s patients, their caregivers/care-partners, and anyone who has an interest in Parkinson’s disease. The next meeting will be held March 15 from 3-5 at the Lexington Park 1 Auditorium, 2720 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia. All are welcome to attend.

Auxiliary Meeting: The American Legion (Post 30) Auxiliary will meet on Monday, March 16, at the Senior Center on Center Springs Rd. The time for the meeting is 3:00 p.m. All members and interested parties are welcome to attend.

Merriwether Community Coalition: Monday, March 16, at 6:00 pm at the Sweetwater Community Center on Sweetwater Road across from Cooper Place.   Everyone is invited as we step forward together in putting vibrancy into our community. Please RSVP. For further information and/or to discuss, call at (803)279-4138. Or e-mail:

Edgefield County Alliance: Meeting to be held Tuesday, March 17, at 8:00 a.m. in the County Council Chambers at the corner of Jeter and Railroad Streets Edgefield.  Light refreshments will be served. If you have further questions or to RSVP, feel free to contact me at Linda Anderson:  or (803)279-4138.

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

Tuesday, March 17, 10:00 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Employment Scams”; 11:00 AM “Job Search Lab; 1:30 PM “Job Hunting Techniques”; 3:00 PM “Advanced Manufacturing Opportunities”; Thursday, Mar. 19th, 2:00 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You”  For further information telephone 637-4029.

Apostolic Conference: House of David Embassy International Ministries, 510 Augusta Rd., Edgefield will hold an Apostolic Conference March 19-20 at 7 p.m.; Workshops on Saturday, March 21 at 9:30 a.m.; Worship on Sunday, March 22 at 8:30. Apostle Melinda and Roosevelt Wright

Gospel Choir: A Touch of Faith Gospel Choir from USC Columbia will perform at Liberty Spring Baptist Church, Saturday, March 21, at 5 p.m. The event is free and the public is invited. Rev. Emmanuel Merriweather is pastor, 1347 Walker Road, McCormick.

Women Mission Ministry: The Women Mission Ministry of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Edgefield will be celebrating their 20th anniversary on Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m. Rev. Dr. Danny R.Web of Old Mt. Zion Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. The public is invited. For more info call 637-1182 or 637-5357.

Twelve Tribe Program: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Johnston will have their Twelve Tribe Program March 22, at 5 p.m. The public is invited. Rev. Lewis Burt is pastor.

Heritage Jubilee Meeting: Heritage Jubilee planning meeting will take place Tuesday, March 24, at 6 p.m. at Edgefield Town (back door). Volunteers are greatly needed. Please come and support the town. For more information see Sonny Seawright.

Revival: The public is invited to Mount Canaan Baptist Church, 2451 Edgefield Road, Trenton for revival March 25-27 at 7 p.m. Bishop Alfred Williams of Myrtle Beach will be the revivalist. Rev. George L. Brightharp is pastor of Mt. Canaan Baptist. In preparation for revival the sanctuary will be open for meditation and prayers on March 23-24 from 1-6 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Journey to Easter: Edgefield United Methodist Church will have two performances of the last week of the life of Christ: Saturday, March 28 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 29, at 3 p.m. at Kendall Mill on Norris Street in Edgefield. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Pageant: Johnston Peach Blossom Festival beauty pageant will be held on Saturday, March 28, at the Johnston Elementary School Gymnasium 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 March 18. For an application or if you have questions, call 803-637-5383 or 803-334-2507.

American Legion Steak Supper: Johnston American Legion Steak supper will be Saturday, April 4, from 5-7 p.m. at the Legion Hut on Edisto Street. Tickets are $14. Call John Timmerman at 637-6866 for tickets.


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