James Leroy Belk American Legion Post No. 17 is seeking applications for Palmetto Boys State, to be held June 9-15 at Anderson University in Anderson, S.C. Applicants should be motivated students interested in learning about citizenship and government, rising seniors of good character and in the top 25% of their class.
Saturday at 6 p.m., the Camden Branch of the Kershaw County Library will open for a special performance of The Okee Dokee Brothers, a Minneapolis, Minn. based folk duo. The show is free and open to all ages, with a family focus.
ershawHealth will celebrate its 100th anniversary during the week of April 21-27. The Centennial Week Celebration is 100 years in the making and commemorates a century of excellence and caring for the people of Kershaw County.
Wednesday, April 10 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Kershaw County Library's Camden location there will be story-telling relating to the ride of Paul Revere and the events of April 19 1775, courtesy of the Revolutionary War Veterans Association.
Local resident, Neal Clark joins forces with fellow musicians and vocalists for a fabulous night of Broadway and classic songs to benefit the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County. "My Favorite Things" will take place on Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium. There will be a reception catered by Carolina Café, with a cash bar prior to the performance starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students, seniors and military. The evening is sponsored by Miller Lumber, Sentinel Health Partners and Carolina Café.
The King Haigler Garden Club will meet on Monday, April 18 at 3:30 p.m. The group will meet at the Jim and Patt Watts Performing Arts Center behind the stage of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County. Hostess Betty Sue Webber along with co-hostesses Margie Lane and Grace Young will provide refreshments.
The Kershaw County Recreation Department hosted three Easter egg hunts across the county. A total of 4,000 eggs were hidden in Lugoff at Conifer Acres, at the Recreation Department office in Camden and at the Bethune Recreation Center in Bethune. According to Program Director, Amy Peebles, there was a decent crowd at each location.
During the month of March, Lions from all across South Carolina walked the main streets of their respective cities, towns and communities as part of the first annual "South Carolina Lions Walk for Sight" to increase public awareness of Lions' humanitarian services in the state and around the world.
Omar Donovan Mingo, a sophomore at Camden High School (CHS), earned the prestigious award of Eagle Scout on November 1. The Eagle Scout award is the highest ranking in the Boy Scouts of America with less than 6% of all scouts reaching this level.