COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2014

  • Updated Wednesday, January 22, 2014 8:49 pm

Wednesday, January 22

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP- MURRELLS INLET: 10 a.m. Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet. Information at 651-9711.

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: Waccamaw Community Hospital 4th floor dining room 3 p.m. Call 652-1415 for information.

ground breaking ceremony: Tri-County Regional Development Corp.in partnership with the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments HOME Consortium and the South Carolina Community Loan Fund will be having a Ground Breaking Ceremony for the restoration of two affordable rental housing developments at Winyah Apartments in Georgetown at 11 a.m. (Groundbreaking will be held at the corner of Duke and Lynch streets.)

Knitting 101: Learning the Basics, with Ellen McClinton from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Classes for kid’s knitting also. Call or come by to register. JOYfilled Gifts, 800 Front St., Georgetown 545-5344.

BIBLE STUDY: Living Word Christian Center will host a Bible study at 7 p.m. at 66 Plover Dr. in Georgetown.

GEORGETOWN AA: The Georgetown Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the CB Hut, 605 1/2 Church St. Call 843-445-7119. 12 noon O/SS. 8 p.m. C/SS.

BETHESDA SERVICE: Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church will have prayer meeting and Bible study at 6 p.m.

CHILDREN’S PIONEER CLUB: Children’s Pioneer Club will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. at Graves Southern Baptist Church, 44 Vine Ct., Hwy. 521 in Georgetown.

GRAVES BAPTIST PRAYER MEETING: Graves Southern Baptist Church, 44 Vine Ct., Hwy. 521 in Georgetown, will have a prayer meeting from 7 to 8 p.m.

PRAYER AND BIBLE STUDY: First Church of God will have prayer and scripture readings at 6 p.m.

Upper Room Ministry: The Upper Room Ministry will meet at the Carolinian Inn, 706 Church St., Georgetown, every Wednesday at 7 p.m. If you need a ride please call 843-546-4898.

single moms: The Georgetown Outreach Ministries, Inc. offers weekly empowering sessions helping young single moms prepare for the workforce, develop positive attitudes, enhance decision making skills, become economically viable and develop stable, healthy families. Sessions are held on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. at The Meeting Place, 2921 Highmarket St. Call 520-0875 for further details.

CHIEFS: The Georgetown County Chiefs will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Hardee’s in Georgetown. New and old veterans are welcome.

Thursday, January 23

PHYSICIAN SEMINAR – SPINAL STENOSIS- “MY NECK AND BACK HURT ALL THE TIME DOC”: T. Scott Ellison, MD of Waccamaw Orthopaedics will be the featured speaker at a free community seminar at 12 p.m. at the Business & Medical Record Building Auditorium for Georgetown Hospital System located at Willbrook, 160 Willbrook Blvd, Litchfield Beach (Across from Litchfield Market Village). Lunch will be provided. Register online at www.georgetownhospitalsystem.org/PhysicianSeminars or call 520-7842 to reserve your seat.

FRIENDS & FAMILY CPR – MURRELLS INLET: Wachesaw Conference Center at 4367 Riverwood Drive, Suite 160 in Murrells Inlet 6 to 8 p.m. Adult CPR is covered but emphasis is on pediatric CPR. Fee $20 per couple or $10 for individual. Pre-registration required call 520-8490 or register via the hospital’s website.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP – MURRELLS INLET: Waccamaw Community Hospital 1st floor classroom at 1:30 p.m. Information at 652-1281 or 652-1638.

Georgetown county young professionals: All Georgetown County Young Professionals will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pawleys Island Tavern. Hor d’oeurves and drinks will be provided. This event is free for members and $5 for non-members. Reservations should be made through the Chamber either by calling — (843) 546–8436.

NAACP: The Georgetown Chapter of the NAACP will meet at 7 p.m. at Bethel AME Church in Georgetown. For more information call Morris Johnson at 843-318-2989.

Computer Classes: Adult Computer Classes at LOG ON! Computer Lab Tuesday and Thursdays at Howard School (Gym Side), 5:30 to 7 p.m. Instructors: Ann Keith and Lea Moore. For more information call 546-7900 or visit themitneyproject.org.

Overeaters Anonymous: 9 to 10 a.m. at St Peters Lutheran Church, 65 Crooked Oak Dr. (at the intersection with Highway 17) For information call 222-3416.

ANDREWS AA: Sobering Hope Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at Universal Hagar’s Church in Andrews, 313 N. Beech Ave. Call 543-4248 or 646-241-0866.

AA PURPOSE GROUP: The AA Singleness of Purpose Group, a non-smoking, closed-discussion group, meets at noon at Prince George Parish House, 301 Screven St. in Georgetown. Have a drinking problem? Perhaps AA can help. Call 843-445-7119.

GEORGETOWN AA: The Georgetown Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the CB Hut, 605 1/2 Church St. Call 843-445-7119. 12 noon CD. 8 p.m. OD.

CLOTHES CLOSET: Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church’s Clothes Closet is open from 10 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. The church is located at 225 Wood St.

GEORGETOWN AFG: The Georgetown Al-Anon Family Group meets at 7 p.m. at Georgetown Presbyterian Church (enter front portico, turn right), 558 Black River Road in Georgetown.

DISASTER NIGHTS: The Georgetown County Hurricane Project hosts “Disaster Nights” at the Georgetown County Library at 5:30 p.m. Participants play Stop Disaster, a game in which you build the safest city possible and then hit it with a natural disaster. The player whose city survives most intact wins the game – and a survivor prize like astronaut ice cream or a battery powered radio.

Game Night: Andrews Library and The Georgetown Library hosts a weekly board and card game night Thursday evenings where a wide variety of games are played. This BYTES Project event is open to anyone, with many of the games being suitable for ages 8+. Andrews Library 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Georgetown Library: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 545-3300 to find out more about the program.

exercise program: Arnett AME Church, 900 N. Merriman Rd. has an exercise program that meets every Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8 a.m. Church School is Sundays at 9 a.m. and Worship 10 a.m., Bible Study is Tuesdays 6 p.m. and Mid-week worship is Wednesdays 7 p.m.

Gateway to Recovery: Gateway to Recovery is held at Soul Saving Station Church, 1919 Hawkins St., Georgetown at 6 p.m. For information call 527-1785.

GCADAC: The Georgetown County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission meets at noon at the commission office on Winyah Street. Call 546-6081.

AMERICAN LEGION: American Legion Post #197 holds a meeting on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at JD’s Steak House in Litchfield. For information, call Don Corinna at 843 235-3014.

Friday, January 24

assisted rides program: There will be a volunteer orientation for the assisted rides program at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, 1230 Highmarket St., Georgetown. Seniors and disabled adults in your community are home bound and need your help getting to the doctors office, grocery store, social activities, religious services and more. Help them live with the quality of life they deserve at a time when they need it most. Mileage is reimbursed, quarterly incentives given and Volunteer insurance is provided.

Saturday, January 25

Back Woods Quail Club: The Back Woods Quail Club is sponsoring a shoot to benefit the Surgical Technology program at Horry Georgetown Technical College. One hundred sporting clay targets will be set up, and the entry fee is $75. Registration and the course open at 9 a.m. at 647 Hemingway Lane in Georgetown. Trophies and classes for hunters will be given as prizes. Hunters interested in knowing more should call 843-546-1466 or email R1466@sccoast.net, or call Prof. Erin Ivey at 843-477-2077.

Movie night: There will be a free movie night at Grace Church Waccamaw in Litchfield, next to Applewood at 7 p.m. Playing will be “Home Run, The Movie,” a story of forgiveness, redemption and hope. Snacks will be available for purchase. For more information, call 235-6400, visit www.homerunthemovie.com, or email crgracechurch@aol.com

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