Community Tidbits

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Ladies Auxiliary steak night first and third Saturday
The Ladies Auxiliary VFW holds steak night the first and third Saturday of every month. The cost is $10.
The Auxiliary’s regular monthly meeting is the second Monday of every month at 7 p.m.; trivia nights are held on the first and fourth Mondays of the month.
NAACP changes meeting time
The Moncks Corner NAACP has announced a time change for its monthly meeting.
Beginning June 17, 2013, the monthly meeting will be held at 7 p.m. instead of 6:30 for the Executive Committee, and 7:30 p.m. for the General Meeting.  
The NAACP will continue to meet on the third Monday of each month. 
Shrine Club announces Friday dinners
The public is invited every Friday night to the Berkeley Shrine Club: a spaghetti dinner is set for every first Friday; a potluck dinner is every second Friday; a fish fry is every third Friday; and a steak dinner is every fourth Friday. The cost of each dinner varies.
Call 761-8515 or 761-3639 for more information.
Fleet Reserve meets monthly
The Fleet Reserve Association Lowcountry Branch 269 holds its monthly General Assembly meeting on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 99 Wisteria Road in Goose Creek. 
For more information, please contact the home at (843) 569-2692 or visit www.fra.org.
Home buying workshop June 8
Increasing Hope Financial Training Center is presenting “Keys to Homeownership Training” on Saturday, June 8, from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Santee Cooper Meeting Room (1 Riverwood Drive in Moncks Corner).
Please call (843) 810-2714 to RSVP. For more information visit increasinghope.org.
SC 4-H offers summer camp
For over 100 years, Clemson University has offered quality summer programs for the young people of South Carolina, with the first programs developed and operated by SC 4-H. This summer, SC 4-H offers residential summer camps especially for active club members ages 8 to 14.
4-H Club Summer Camp helps young club members develop the skills they need to succeed in all areas of life. From wake up to lights out, campers enjoy new challenges, discovery, friendships and fun, with a focus on developing character through cooperation, teamwork, respect for others and for our natural environment — all at a great value and a high level of staff training and expertise.
All camp sessions are held at the W.W. Long 4-H Leadership Center in Aiken, known as “Camp Long,” located at 82 Wire Road in Aiken. Camp dates for the Savannah Valley region (which includes Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties) are July 29-Aug. 2. Campers check in on Monday at 10 a.m. and check out Friday at 10 a.m. Cost is $260 for non-members and $250 for 4-H members (limited scholarships may be available). 
Membership is open to young people who wish to join local 4-H Clubs to participate in summer camp as well as great year-round programs. Transportation to and from camp will be provided.
Camp Long is situated on 418 scenic acres that include a recreational building, basketball court, baseball field, an 18-acre pond for swimming and canoeing, team challenge courses, a climbing wall, lake zip line and hiking trails. Additional camp activities include group games, archery and shooting sports, healthy lifestyles sessions, night activities, field and water Olympics, slip and slide water games, a dance and talent show.
Space for summer camp is limited. Call now for more information or to register. Contact County 4-H Agent, Gayle Williford at (843) 719-4140 x 116 or gwillif@clemson.edu.
BCSO summer camp announced
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office will host its annual BCSO Summer Deputy Camp for students 8 to 12 years old this summer.
Camp dates are July 15 through July 19. Participation is limited to the first 50 students who return a completed parental consent and registration form along with a check or money order for $75 made payable to the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, Crime Prevention Unit.
For registration or more information contact Sgt. Jimmie Ross, Jr. at 719-4713 or 723-3800 ext. 4713.
Parental transportation is required to the Berkeley County Emergency Services Training Center (474 Reid Hill Road, just behind the Walmart in Moncks Corner) for student drop-off and pick-up. Check-in time is 8:30 a.m. each morning of the camp and pick-up time is at 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided at the camp.
TTC’s free computer classes continue 
The Public Computer Center at Trident Technical College’s Berkeley Campus is offering the following computer courses to the public, free of charge.
The course schedule for June includes:
• Thursday, June 6: Microsoft PowerPoint Part 2, 3 p.m.
• Tuesday, June 11: Working with Outlook, 3 p.m.
• Thursday, June 13: Microsoft Excel, 3 p.m.
• Tuesday, June 25: Microsoft Publisher, 3 p.m.
• Thursday, June 27: Questions and Answers, 3 p.m.
All course participants will need to bring a USB flash drive to save their work.
Berkeley Campus is located at 1001 S. Live Oak Dr. (Hwy 17-A), Moncks Corner. The Public Computer Center is located in the Learning Resources Center (Library), Room 106C. Please call 899.8029 to register or for more information.    
The Public Computer Center was funded by a U.S. Department of Commerce grant to increase broadband education, awareness, and training and access

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