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.
The ASID Designer Showhouse, scheduled for April 21-May 7 in Camden, SC has been indefinitely postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. Proceeds from the Showhouse were to have benefitted the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County.
Jim Curry, whose performances of John Denver's music have drawn nationwide acclaim, comes to Camden this weekend to play a special fundraiser concert for Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County. The concert will take place at the Camden High School Performing Arts Auditorium in Camden this Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 general admission and are available at the Kershaw County Fine Arts Center (FAC) and online at fineartscenter.org. Sponsors include Joe and Sandy Shull as well as several other friends of Habitat for Humanity.
In observance and celebration of Black History month, the Price House Commission is sponsoring public tours of four African American Historical Sites in Camden. The sites will be opened on Saturday, Feb. 20 at different times. The sites are Camden Second Presbyterian Church, 816 Market Street, 1 – 1:45 p.m.; Camden First United Methodist Church, 704 West DeKalb Street, 2:15-3 p.m.; Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 801 South Broad Street, 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. and the Price House, corner of South Broad Street and York Street, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
On Feb. 22, Lugoff-Elgin High School's Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host a rally for Kershaw County. The rally will be held at the L-EHS Auditorium from 6:30-8:30 p.m. New England Patriot Chaplain Jack Easterby will be the guest speaker and a guest testimony will be given by L-EHS 2013 graduate and USC Volleyball player Megan Kirkland.