• Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Ninth Annual Garden Reception set for May 11
The Ninth Annual Garden Reception to support “My Sister’s House” of North Charleston will be held from 2-5 p.m. on May 11 at Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner. 
Refreshments will be available from 1:30 – 2 p.m. 
Donations are $30 per person. The time frame for securing tickets through donations was April 19; however, you may still be able to secure a spot by contacting Mrs. Shirley Scott at (843) 761-2121.
My Sister’s House provides services to women in need of assistance.
In 2012, a woman came to the shelter with her six children seeking a safe haven and to start rebuilding her life after leaving a domestic violence situation. She successfully completed the shelter-based program and transitioned into a home of her own. Now, her family is happy and living a life free from abuse.
This is just one of many stories about courageous women in the tri-county area who have sought shelter at My Sister’s House this year. The Garden Club Organization wishes to celebrate and honor her and all other mothers this Mother’s Day in hopes of spreading inspiration to those who might need help.
Keeping in Prayer
Monica Booker, Viola Middleton, Ruth Williams, Emily Jones, Vanilla Thompson, Lucille Edwards, Ernestine G. Williams, Ernestine M. Williams, Gracie Williams, Annie Wiggins, Lamont Halback, Louise King, Loretta White, James Pinckney, Annie Graves, Deloris Montgomery, Dr. Hattie Martin, Noel Smalls, Lillie Whitten, Margie Prioleau, the Rev. Dr. Leon G. Brown, Naomi Fashion, Cousin Alice, Julia Jenkins, Victoria Middleton, and all others that are under the weather, shut-in, hospitalized or in need of care and attention. 
We continue to keep them in prayer and in our good wishes for the recovery of health.
Items of Interest
Send items of interest to Yvonne J. Barnes, 1458 Colonel Maham Dr., Pineville, SC 29468. Call (843) 567-4182 or email ybarnes@homesc.com.

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