The Camden-Lugoff Elk's Lodge No. 2603 is accepting applications from Kershaw county students for the Mary Ellen Ahner Scholarship Program. The lodge will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships to local students who plan to pursue a career in education. The application deadline is Friday. Information may be obtained from High School Guidance counselors or by calling lodge Scholarship Chairman Linda Talbert at 269-5923.
Thursday, the ALPHA Behavioral Health Center and Lugoff Optimist Club will host an event called "The More You Know." "The More You Know" will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS).
In celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of Camden's first hospital, the 2013 Hospital Auxiliary Board of KershawHealth will host a tea on Thursday, April 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the home of auxiliary board member, Ms. Marguerite Glasgow at 301 Kings Chase in Camden.
On Saturday from 11 a.m. until noon, Historic Camden will host Earth Day. The event is for ages 6-12, parents and grandparents. Participants, weather permitting, will enjoy the outdoors by learning about an early American naturalist and walking the Nature Trail.
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.