At the September meeting of the Hobkirk Hill Chapter NSDAR Community Service Chairman Pat Watts presented two Community Service Awards for outstanding contributions to the community. The recipients, pictured in the accompanying photographs, were Mary Ellen Jordan and Atty. Ed Royal. Elva Pitsenbarger, community service award chairman, is also pictured.
For years, parents have posed the question, "Does music really make my child smarter?" The answer is yes! There have been countless studies conducted to solidify this argument. Music influences humans in ways that are instant and long lasting. Music can not only increase your IQ, but also has an influence on memory and the way people learn.
The Family Resource Center (FRC) announced applications are being accepted until Nov. 29, for volunteer board of directors positions.
Several months ago, David M. Williams Jr. and his wife, Dorothy Williams found a large number of containers in a farm storage building that had not been opened since the 1950s. The containers were filled with letters written to and from world famous weapons inventor and gun maker, David "Carbine" Williams.
If you are into 18th century warfare, are a history buff, or just want to enjoy a special day with the family, you won't want to miss the annual 40th Revolutionary War Field Days on Nov. 6 and 7 at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site.
Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (WELCA) at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church used August as mission emphasis month in support of the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County. In addition to learning about the Clinic and volunteer opportunities, WELCA members hosted an open house on Aug. 23 so that church members could meet the staff and tour the facilities. St Timothy's collected donations for the Clinic throughout August. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans provided supplemental funding. Pictured presenting a check for $1,894 to the Clinic are Ann Duckworth, WELCA project chairman and Clinic volunteer, Anne Compton ...
The Elks National Foundation (ENF) "Most Valuable Student Scholarship" applications are now available. The ENF awards $2.3 million each year in college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide through its most valuable student scholarship contest.
Doby's Mill Elementary School will host its fourth annual Health, Fitness, and Conservation Fair on Oct. 22. The fair is sponsored by Breaker's Cafe staff and the School Improvement Council. The fair will last from 5;30 to 6:30 p.m. Local vendors will be present to showcase healthy food services, health screenings, exercise options and conservation awareness. Shred 360 will also be present to offer complimentary paper shredding services. There is no cost to attend and those in attendance are encouraged to take a walk around the fitness trail for a lap or two. The fair ...
The second annual United Way Pajama Party was a success, according to United Way staff. More than 50 women attended and about 75 pairs of pajamas were donated to New Day on Mill and Sistercare.
During the month of October, get a PINK streak (temporary or permanent) put into your hair to show your support for breast cancer awareness for $5. All proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Camden High School's volleyball team is participating in the Dig Pink National Breast Cancer Awareness Rally during the month of October. The girls are promoting breast health education in the community as well as raising funds to help eradicate breast cancer.
The October meeting of the King Haiglar Garden Club will be held Monday at 3:30 p.m. Jane Hannon will host the meeting at 586 Old Mill Lane, Camden. Harriett Thomas and Frances Hendrix will assist Jane as co-hostesses.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Monday at the home of Mrs. Bill Denton. The home has wonderful views of Kendall Lake with a great floor plan and large picture windows for a very peaceful and quiet setting just perfect for the club meeting this month. There will be no scheduled speaker but the program will be on judging arrangements. A randomly selected group of members will be provided flowers and greenery and asked to make an arrangement. Afterwards there will be a follow up discussion and judging of these creations.
The Camden Music Association of Kershaw County (CMA) will hold its fall general membership meeting on Sunday at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Douglas Reed House at the Fine Arts Center Kershaw County.
Helen Broadway Troublefield and William Duncan Bailey, Jr., were married in N. Charleston on Oct. 9, 1945. They have lived in Camden since 1950, as Bill went to work for DuPont when the company began operations here. Helen is a retired cosmetologist, well-known for her work in the Melton, Stuven Salon. Their 65 years of marriage have rewarded them with four children; seven grandchildren; and 14 (soon to be 15) great-grandchildren.
The proclamation of Constitution Week was made Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the City Council meeting.
Katherine Elizabeth Rabon and Charles Durant Poeta of Lugoff will be married October 4, 2014.
Pearl Fryar, well-known Bishopville topiary artist, will be the guest speaker at the Lugoff Garden Club's first meeting of the 2014-2015 years on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Members will meet at the home of Mrs. John Henderson (Charlene) in Kings Grant. The Lugoff Garden Club's meetings will be held the third Monday of each month September through May.
The Knights of Columbus Council of Camden will not kick off their annual Operation Hope Drive until Sept. 25, but Mayor Tony Scully made a donation at Camden City Hall Wednesday, Sept. 10, making him the first person to donate and get the first Tootise Roll from the Knights.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County invites the public to an evening of dance and entertainment at its second annual presentation of "Dancing with the Stars," Saturday, Sept. 20. The evening will begin with a cocktail hour with appetizers catered by Carolina Café at 7 p.m. and the performances will start at 8 p.m.
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