Wednesday, April 17, 2013
DAR seeks new members
The ladies of Berkeley County are invited to join the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Membership in the DAR honors and preserves the legacy of your Patriot ancestor. Over 200 years ago, American Patriots fought and sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy today.
As a member of DAR, through participation in the Society’s various programs and activities, you can continue this legacy by actively supporting historic preservation, promotion of education, and patriotic endeavors.
When you join the DAR, you enter a network of more than 170,000 women who form lifelong bonds, honor their revolutionary ancestors and promote historic preservation, education and patriotism in their communities.
For more information about becoming a member of this historic and vibrant organization contact Cathi Lee at GeneralMarionsBrigade@gmail.com
NAMI Walk Fundraiser
The 2013 Mid-Carolina NAMI Walks will be held on Saturday, April 20 at the West Columbia Riverwalk.
One in four adults, approximately 57.7 million Americans, unfortunately will experience a mental health disorder in a given year. One in 17 lives with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder, and about one in 10 children live with a serious mental or emotional disorder.
For more information, visit www.namiwalks.org/midcarolina.
Cathy Heinz of General Marion’s Brigade Chapter, SCDAR No. 792477, recently submitted an essay “The Need for Mental Health Care” for the Women’s Issues Essay Contest in the Health category and won the State contest.
She also won the Southeast Division contest. Her essay is now headed off to compete at National this year. It is quite an honor to win … congrats and good luck to Cathy.
Happy Birthday to Krystal Ballentine, Shelley Cooper, Stephen Edens, Kim S. Keller, Steve Lynes, Sandra Mitchum, Heather Moody, Inisia Moody, Brandon Roff, Katie Thames, Jerry Thrower and Kevin Welch.
Prayers and Get Well
Take time out of your busy day to pray for and to offer best wishes to Elma Atkins, David Ayers and family, Barbra Beach, Metro Borop, Ruth Brassell, Frank Conrad, Spencer Crawford, Wayne Gamble, Claudia Guerry, Dorothy Harris, Louise Harris, Landon Hartman, Liz Howell, Gail Humbert, Lonnie Kessler, Earline Brown-May, Louise McMakin, Janice Mitchum, Betty Rich Morris, David Poole, J.R. Ramsey, Louise Rich, Peggy Schipmann, Thelma Schurlknight, Carolle Sellers, Trey Smith, Doyle Stock, Flint Swansand, Ginny Tucker, Ray Wadford, Derrick Way, Mae Welch and for any unspoken prayers needed.
Pray for our troops, Gov. Haley and family, all Veterans, SC Masons, SC Order of the Eastern Star, Rainbow families, and our school system in Berkeley County.
Heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the families and friends of James Caulder Jr., Theresa Estelle, Sallie Johnson and Jackie Owens.
Have a blessed week! If you have news to share, contact Betty Delk at firstname.lastname@example.org before Noon on Wednesdays, the week before all scheduled events. Mail items to 195 Crest Lane, St. Stephen, SC 29479, or call 567-4370.