Wesley AME plans busy month
Wesley AME Church has announced its events for the month of March.
On March 17, the Church Anniversary will be celebrated at 4 p.m. with featured speaker, Elder Archie Ford from El Shaddai Ministries in Dillon.
On March 24, the Xavier Male Choir Anniversary will perform at 3:30 p.m. All choirs, groups, and soloists are invited to attend.
On March 31, Easter Sunday will be celebrated with the following: 5 a.m., Sunrise Service; 9 a.m., Church School; and 10 a.m., Easter Worship Service.
Contact the Rev. Ej German, Pastor at 257-4065.
Timberland will host Berkeley in a “Pink-Out” softball game at 7 p.m. on March 6.
Concessions will be sold to raise money for Relay for Life.
THS and HOSA have raised close to $2,000 at this time.
There will be a raffle for a chair made by Mr. Darby and his carpentry students. There will also be luminary bags for purchase to display at the Relay for Life event.
Raffle tickets will be $1, or six tickets for $5. You do not have to be present to win. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life.
Come out and support the Timberland Lady Wolves Softball Team and Relay for Life at the same time.
Timberland High School was recently awarded a $500 grant from Young’s Convenience Stores and the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program to support math and science education.
The Exxon Young’s located at 1487 Main Street in Bonneau worked closely with school officials to secure the grant, which is one of 2,500 available to schools across the country served by Exxon or Mobil stations.
“During times of budget cuts and limited outside funding, we are proud to be able to provide our local schools with this financial support,” said Jeff Turpin, CEO of the VPS Convenience Store Group.
The grant will provide supplemental learning tools such as science lab supplies, iPads, graphing calculators, or funding for math and science related field trips.
Happy March Birthday
Patti Mathis, Mabel Shuler, Xzavier Padgett, Joseph German, Harry Nole, Saleyah Zjahne Wynn, Aaronda Jefferson, Kenny Wells, Ramona Nixon, Denea Nicole Fayall, Rachel Chance, Charlene Rutledge, Joseph Hamilton, Shanell Nole Fishburne, Cheryl Halvorsen, Yolanda Simmons, Tina Beauford Dickerson, Ashley Mazyck, Brian King, John Halverson, III, Winter McKelvey, Mark Hamilton and Raymond Williams Jr.
Namon Hamilton Jr., Kenny Wells, Kerry Daugherty, Lorrine Gaskins, Anna Swinton, Verna Gamble, George McCrackin, Sandy Wilson Jr., Irvin Grissitte, Evelyn Scott-Smalls, Lance Britt, Debra Gaskins, Ray Snider, Josh Snider, Wilton Green, Ernest Foster (Margaret Maybank’s brother), Ila Shuler, Irvin Ackerman, 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 our sick community members, and our law enforcement, our military, and their families.
Sympathy and condolences to the family and friends of Sylvester Casselman and Dorothy Tyler Powers, mother of Bonnie Mills.
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