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  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013

‘Breath of Spring’ March 1-3
 The Breath of Spring Flower Show at Cypress Gardens will be March 1-3 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily.
The show’s theme this year is “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” with Daffodils, Camellias and other flowering plants.
Creative flower arrangements include table designs, door arrangements, and miniatures designs. Entries can be made Feb. 28 from 8-11 a.m.
For details on entering the show visit sites.google.com/site/ourflowershow. Call Loretta at (843) 553-0515 for more information. 
Free wellness classes continue
Roper St. Francis Families for a Healthy Heart program teaches easy ways to be healthy and active. The program is offering a series of free wellness classes to be held at Howe Hall AIMS school in Goose through April.
“Understanding Your Cholesterol” is set for Thursday, Feb. 21 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Other classes are March 9, March 21, April 11 and April 27.

Fraternal Order of Police hosting Dinner
 Tri-County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 3 is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Feb. 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Lodge in Hanahan. The proceeds of the event will benefit Lodge 3's ongoing programs including the local Law Enforcement Memorial and the Lowcountry Awards Ceremony.
Plates are $7 with advance ticket purchase and include spaghetti, bread and salad. Take-out orders are also available. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10.
Tickets can be purchased at Hanahan Fine Wine and Spirits at 1238 Yeamans Hall Road or online at scfop3.org/merchandise.asp.

First Steps to hold meeting, election
The Berkeley County First Steps Partnership Board encourages the public to attend its annual meeting at 6 p.m. on March 14 in the Berkeley County School District boardroom at 229 East Main St. Moncks Corner. 
Berkeley County residents who attend can learn more about the results of the First Steps to School Readiness program in the county as well as future plans.  In addition the board will elect new members. 
The Berkeley County First Steps Partnership Board encourages the public to submit nominations to the Berkeley County First Steps Board of Trustees.  Nominees should reside or be employed in Berkeley County. 
Nominations should be submitted to Berkeley County First Steps Office 901 Island Park Drive Suite 201, Charleston, SC 29492. For a list of seats available, nomination forms and more information contact Stephanie Olazabal at berkeleyfirststeps@hotmail.com, www.berkeleyfirststeps.org, or by calling 416-8277.

Art Guild show begins Feb. 25
 The Berkeley Art Guild will present a show at Cypress Gardens Feb. 25 to March 3. The exhibit will have works of oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels of local artists, with some prints and originals for sale. 
The show will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. 
For more information call Loretta at (843) 553-0515, or visit www.cypressgardens.info or berkartguild.org/index.html

Berkeley Citizens board meeting Thursday
Berkeley Citizens Inc. will hold a board meeting on Thursday, Feb 21 from 5:15 to 7 p.m. at 1301 Old Hwy. 52 in Moncks Corner.

Tax aid sessions announced
 AARP Tax Aid sessions have been scheduled at the Berkeley County Library Goose Creek and Farmers and Merchant Bank in Moncks Corner (221 East Main Street), on Monday and Thursday from 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment at Farmer’s and Merchant. Call (843) 761-0390 or (843) 270-7881 for an appointment.
Fundraising effort under way
The Take One to Help One Organization has announced a fundraising effort to repair the roof of an elderly, longtime resident of Moncks Corner.
For more information contact Willie Powell at (843) 709-0673.
Master Gardener booth Feb. 23
 A Master Gardener booth will be at Central True Value in Moncks Corner on Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring two cups of dry soil for a soil test ($6). Results will be sent back to you in two to four weeks.

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