The Camden Garden Club meets March 14 at Pine Grove Plantation, the home of Elizabeth Fort. This will be the club's annual business meeting and also the election of new officers for the coming year. It will be a closed meeting so there will be no guests.
The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will present their Winter concert on Sunday, March 20 at 3:00 p.m. at Camden High School. The concert is free and open to the public. The CCCB is in its 36th year of presenting music to the Camden and Kershaw County area. The band has 4 concerts per year – two in Rectory Square Park and two at Camden High.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) is gearing up for another Youth Arts Month with its annual Community Youth Production, as well as the annual Youth Art exhibition, "You Gotta Have Art", in the Bassett Gallery. This year's Youth Production, Disney's Winnie the Pooh Kids, a musical production that features more than 100 local children from grades first through eighth, will open in the Wood Auditorium at the FAC on Thursday. With so many children involved, Director Jami has created two separate casts, allowing all of the children to enjoy a more fulfilling experience of participating ...
The 7th annual Cars 2 Dreams car show will be held Saturday at Potter Community Park in Elgin. Admission is free to the public. Those wanting to enter the show must pay an entry fee of $10. There will be door prizes and gifts for show participants. Proceeds from the show will go towards the Shriners Hospital for Children in Greenville.
The Camden Bulldog Club sponsored the Miss Gold and Black and the Junior Miss Gold and Black pageant on Saturday, Feb. 6. The event is a major fundraiser in the club's efforts to support Camden High's athletic programs. Miss Gold and Black, Sloane Neal, will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Junior Miss Gold and Black, Garnet Robinson, will receive a $500 scholarship.
Valentine's Day is all about love and for years the Camden Garden Club has been visiting the residents in the Karesh Long Term Care Center. This year was no different. Members passed out plates with an assortment of goodies along with punch. The Camden Rotary Club Singers, accompanied by Mary Ellen Jordan on the piano provided entertainment for the party.
Pinedale Residential Center residents John Rabon and Betty Hollis were recently crowned Valentine King and Queen during Pinedale's annual Valentine's Day celebration. Pinedale celebrated the holiday with a variety of activities, including a Valentine's Day party.
First Baptist Kindergarten and Child Care Center recently celebrated the "100th Day of School" by collecting canned goods for Christian Community Ministries' food pantry. The goal was to collect at least 100 cans. The students far exceeded that goal, bringing in 265 canned goods. The students were excited to learn they were helping families here in Camden.