Timberland takes up fight against breast cancer

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Photo Provided THS volleyball coach Joy Elizondo rallies the Lady Wolves against Lake City.

The Timberland Lady Wolves volleyball team took the court on Oct. 14 to honor all of those who have been affected by breast cancer and to bring awareness to the community.

The event was the Fifth Annual “Dig Pink” Volleyball game that the Lady Wolves have sponsored.

The Lady Wolves defeated Lake City 3-0. The win puts the team in a tie for first place in the Region.

Congratulations to the Lady Wolves, and a big thank you for putting more emphasis on breast cancer awareness.

The THS football team will sponsor its own “Pink Out” game against Andrews on Friday, Oct. 25, along with Parent Night. There will be many activities during this month to support breast cancer awareness and to raise money to support research.

Contact Officer Taylor at 567-8110 for more information.

Fire Department Election

Don’t forget to vote for your board for the the Shulerville-Honey Hill Rural Fire Department. Elections will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at the fire department.

Contact Chief Dennis Shuler for more information.

Read for the Record

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, took place at the Jamestown Library on Oct. 3 as a partnership between Jamestown and Berkeley County First Steps.

Read for the Record is an annual reading celebration that highlights the need for quality early education in America by mobilizing adults and children to set a record for the largest shared reading experience. This was a family story time led by Evelyn Snider.

Everyone who participated enjoyed a wonderful experience.

Adrienne Troy-Frazier is the executive director of Berkeley County First Steps.

“Since the campaign’s inception in 2006, more than nine million people have joined local Jumpstart’s Read for the Record reading celebrations,” she said. “Jumpstart has raised more than $8 million to support its year-round work in preschools in low-income neighborhoods.”

Thanks to everyone who coordinated the event.

School Events

Parents and Families are Invited to St. Stephen Elementary as the school hosts Family Math Night on Oct. 28 at 6 p.m.

The school will then host a St. Stephen Elementary Parents as Leaders Class on Oct. 30 at 9:30 a.m.

Contact Rosalind Banks at 567-2813 for more information. You do not need to sign up in advance for either event.

Carnival Time!

The Alvin Recreation Center Presents 2013 Fall Carnival

The 2013 Alvin Recreational Center Fall Carnival will be held on Thursday, Oct. 31 at the center from 6 to 9 p.m.

The emphasis is on safety. Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult for the duration of the event.

Admission is $2 per child and $3 per adult. There will be carnival games, rides, a hayride, and lots of fun.

Martin Marietta Rezoning

Anyone concerned about the Martin Marietta request to rezone 395 acres of land to Heavy Industrial at the Quarry in Jamestown is invited to attend the upcoming Berkeley County Council meeting and public hearing on Oct 28 at 6:30 p.m. This is the last chance to voice your concerns.

The meeting will be held at the Assembly Room in the County Administration Building on Hwy 52.

For more community information, contact Rodind@homesc.com, Clayton Kelly, or the Rev. Wilford Kinlaw.

Happy October Birthday

McCoy Rodgers, Corey Bradshaw, Cindy Lampkin, Alia McConnell, Dana Wrighten, Lynette Alston, Tasha Kinlaw, Cardell Scott, Francesca Jefferson, Cephus Rogers, Jr., Derrick Jones, Andrea Morrison, Felicia Grant McDavid, Lefonza Shaw, Steven McConnell, Tamika Wigfall, Tameka Rogers, Gayvonne Carter, Susan Raysor, Reginald Hill, Syniah Hawkins, Jalem Scott, Reva Hawkins Hall, Shelley Greene, Margie Wiles, Jimmie Callum, Jean Callum, J.C. Callum, Jennifer Nole, Dakarai Wynn, Shirley Padgett Kearise, Levolia D. Rhodes, Candice Friendly, Darrel L. Davis and Frank Wenningham.

Prayer List

Linda Morgan, Tammy Britt, Lorrine Gaskins, Sandy Wilson, Jr., Evelyn Scott-Smalls, Lance Britt, Debra Gaskins, Ray Snider, Wilton Green, Ernest Foster (Margaret Maybank’s brother), Margaret Maybank’s son, Ila Shuler, Debbie Beauford, Christine Reames, Phillip and Debbie Rowland, Leon Bradshaw, Ausy McConnell, Lorenzo McConnell, Bernice Taylor, Flora Beauford, Cleecy Lewis, Diane Mazyck, Walter Taylor, Marvin Brunson and Shirley Smith. Please remember our law enforcement, our military, and their families.

Please send any information or news you would like shared in this column to Rodind@homesc.com or call 257-2880 by 7 p.m. on Wednesdays for inclusion in the following week’s paper.

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