COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • Friday, March 14, 2014

  • Updated Friday, March 14, 2014 9:55 am

Friday, March 14

Ribbon Cutting: There will be a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. at Anytime Fitness, 113 Willbrook Blvd., Pawleys Island.

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE - MURRELLS INLET: Wachesaw Conference Center at 4367 Riverwood Dr., in Murrells Inlet across from Waccamaw Community Hospital from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling 843-652-1144 or going to http://www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code WaccamawHosp. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Mount Lebanon AME Church: Mount Lebanon AME Church in Andrews will be celebrating their 16th anniversary March 14 at 7 p.m. and March 16 at 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 15

HANDLE WITH CAREGEORGETOWN: Education Center on the Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus from 9 to 11 a.m. Class is free; pre-registration required by calling 520-8490 or by self registration via the hospital’s website.

BREASTFEEDING CLASS - GEORGETOWN: Taught by a Certified Lactation Consultant, will be held at the Education Center located on the Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus from noon to 2 p.m. Class is free; pre-registration required, call 520-8490 or self register via the hospital’s website.

SIBLING PREPARATION CLASS - GEORGETOWN : Education Center located on the Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus from 3 p.m - 4:30 p.m. Class is free; pre-registration required, call 520-8490 or self register via the hospital’s website.

Birding: Birding on the Barony, a guided birding/nature tour of Hobcaw Barony, will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join the group for a guided tour of this beautiful preserve between Georgetown and Pawleys Island. To reserve your seat(s), call Hobcaw at 843-546-4623. Space is limited.

Chicora Indian Tribe: The Chicora Indian Tribe of S.C. will meet for a Tribal Council meeting at Socastee Park and Boat Landing at 5:30 p.m. All tribe members and those wishing to become involved are welcome to attend. For more information, please email Clyde Strickland at chicorachiefcs@aol.com or Christy Anderson at christine@faithfulwriter.com.

Hobnob at hobcaw: Food, fellowship, fundraising to support Winyah Rivers Foundtion fromo 4 p.m. until... at Kimbel Lodge and pond shelter. For information call the Riverkeeper off ice at 843-349-4007.

civil war reenactment: Learn the history of our area at 1861 Days Civil War Reenactment hosted by the 3rd United States Army Civil War Reenactors from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 22 Hobcaw Rd., Georgetown. Admission $10, kids under 12 free. Call to register 546-4623.

Sunday, March 16

Concert: Samuel Parris Kelly, a Georgetown native and senior music and worship major at Charleston Southern University, will present a recital of vocal music at 4 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church, Georgetown. The community is invited to attend this free concert, which will feature works by Handel, Verdi, and Schubert as well as a few contemporary pieces. A love offering will be received to help support Sam for a choir trip to Spain this summer. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.

Monday, March 17

Greater Bible Way church: The Greater Bible Way Church of Georgetown, 1518 Hawkins St., will be having a health and wellness ministry at 7 p.m.

Waccamaw Neck republican club: The regular meeting of the Waccamaw Neck Republican Club will be held at 7 p.m. at the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library, 24 Commerce Dr. The featured speaker will be State attorney General Alan Wilson. For information call Jerry Rovner at 843-235-0463.

GEORGETOWN LIONS: The Georgetown Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. at Deborah’s Kitchen in the Maryville Section of Georgetown.

DIABETES EDUCATION: The Georgetown County Diabetes CORE Group will have a Diabetes Education program from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Howard Adult Center. Gail Guzzo, RPh, PHD, will be the instructor. For information call Florene Linnen at 843-546-6887, ext. 112 or Zach Grate at 843-546-0921.

Genealogy Special Interest Group: The Genealogy Special Interest Group of the Waccamaw Neck Computer Club meets every 3rd Monday of each month at the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library in Pawleys Island at 9:30 a.m. The meetings are held in the library meeting room.

Tuesday, March 18

Assessment Appeals Board: There will be an Assessment Appeals Board meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the County Council Chambers, 129 Screven St., Georgetown.

PHYSICIAN SEMINAR – “CURRENT TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR ARTHRITIS OF THE HIP AND KNEE: Petra Gheraibeh, MD of Bay Orthopaedic Associates will conduct a free seminar at the Business & Medical Record Office Building Auditorium for Georgetown Hospital System at noon. This building is located at 160 Willbrook Blvd in 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.

HEARTSAVER BLS-CPR-GEORGETOWN: For daycare workers and people interested in learning CPR, not intended for healthcare professionals. Located at the Education Center at the Georgetown Memorial Hospital from 6 to 10 p.m. $30 fee and pre-registration is required by calling 520-8490 or by self registration via the hospital’s website.

Blood drive: The American Red Cross will be having a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Belin United Methodist Church, 4183 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet.

mental health governing board: The regular meeting of the Waccamaw Center for Mental Health Governing Board is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Waccamaw Center for Mental Health, 525 Lafayette Dr., Georgetown. For information call Mrs. Gawith at 843-347-5060, extension 226.

Grief Group: Hospice Care of South Carolina offers a Grief Group the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at The Steward/Parker House on Front Street in Georgetown.

BREAKFAST ROTARY: The Georgetown Breakfast Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. at Beef O’Brady’s, 1133 N. Fraser St. Visiting Rotarians welcome. Call 527-2505 for information.

LUNCH ROTARY: The Georgetown Rotary lunch club meets at the Land’s End every Tuesday at 1 p.m.

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