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  • Thursday, July 17, 2014

Thursday, July 17

DAV: The DAV mobile service office will be at Walmart Supercenter, 1310 North Fraser St., Georgetown from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to provide the counseling and claim filing assistance. Like all DAV services, help from the mobile service office is free to all veterans and members of their families. For information call Tony Craig at 843-647-2422.

SAFESITTER: July 17 and 18. Program prepares young adolescents for the responsibilities of protecting children through hands-on training. Child must be 11-13 years of age to attend. Located at Wachesaw Conference Center in Murrells Inlet from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. first day and 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. the second. Pre-registration and pre-payment of $50 required. Register online at www.georgetownhospitalsystem.org or call 520-8490 to register.

Summer Reading: The summer reading program at the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library will feature Baruch Nature Center at 3 p.m. for ages eight and up. Pre-registration required.

Optimist club: The South Strand Optimist Club will hold its’ monthly meeting at 12:30 p.m. at Applewood House of Pancakes. The guest speaker, Matt Hogue, interim director of athletics at Coastal Carolina University, will be talking about the activities of the CCU Athletic Department.

Recovery from Suicide Loss: Recovery from Suicide Loss, a support group for those who have experienced the death of a family member or friend by suicide. Group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Christian Counseling Clinic, 10126 Ocean Highway, Suite 2, Pawleys Island. There is no charge for the group. For more information contact Johnny DeLoache at 314-3578.

Friday, July 18

BLOOD DRIVE:Business and Medical Record Office Building for Georgetown Hospital System located at 160 Willbrook Blvd in Litchfield Beach across from Litchfield Market Village from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Women’s safety: There will be a women’s safety event from noon to 4 p.m. at Goldfinch & Winlow Attorneys and Counselors at Law, 11019 Tournament Blvd, Suite 202, Murrells Inlet. The Rape Crisis Center, the Family Justice Center, the Karate Studio and the Freedom Boat Club will be participating.

Saturday, July 19

Homebuyer training: The Charleston Trident Urban League will provide information on the steps to take in purchasing a home, from credit to moving in. Lunch is provided. There is no fee to attend, but registration is required. The training will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bunnelle Center, 8263B Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. For information call Debby Waid at 843-973-7285.

Peach Festival: St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church, 180 St. Paul Place, Litchfield, will be having their Peach Festival from 4 to 7 p.m.

Shag Club: The South Strand Shag Club will meet at 8 p.m. at VFW Post 10420 in Murrells Inlet. This will be their annual “Vinyl Party.” Come dance the night away as DJs Dennis Murphy and Jackie Pusser will spin favorite 45s. Members, guests and visitors are always welcome. Check out the website at www.southstrandsc.com.

Sunday, July 20

Movie night: Holy Cross Faith Memorial, 85 Baskerville Dr., Pawleys Island, will be showing a classic movie for all ages at 6:30 p.m. on the big screen in the chapel. Pizza and popcorn provided. Bring your own beverage and chair.

Men’s Day: St. Mary AME Church, 8833 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, will be having their annual Men’s Day Celebration at 4 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Abraham Nelson, pastor emeritus at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Pawleys Island.

Monday, July 21

Summer Reading: The summer reading program at the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library will feature Jerry Wall’s Carnivorous Plants from one to 3 p.m. for ages five and up. Preregistration required.

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: 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, July 22

MENDED HEARTS: Health Point for Health & Fitness in Pawleys Island at noon. Call 843-685-3378 for information.

Summer Reading: The summer reading program at the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library will feature the Bookworm Club party from 1 to 3 p.m. for grades one to six.

Art Lecture: Island Art Gallery in Pawleys Island will have an art history and collecting summer lecture from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. call 843-314-0298 to register.

ELKS: The Georgetown/Pawleys Island Elks, BPOE Lodge No. 900 will meet at 7 p.m. at The Lodge, 8363 Ocean Highway across from Pawleys Plantation.

COUNTY COUNCIL: Meets at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers on the second floor of the County Courthouse at 129 Screven St. Call 545-3058.

Wednesday, July 23

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

STROKe: Waccamaw Community Hospital fourth floor dining room 3 p.m. Call 652-1415 for information.

Summer Reading: The summer reading program at the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library will feature story time at 10:30 a.m. for ages birth to four.

Thursday, July 24

DIABETES: Waccamaw Community Hospital first floor classroom at 1:30 p.m. Information at 652-1281 or 652-1638.

CPR: Wachesaw Conference Center at 4367 Riverwood Dr., 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.

Summer Reading: The summer reading program at the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library will feature Van Doren the Magician at 3 p.m. for all ages.

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.

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