Wednesday, September 4, 2013
GED prep course offered at SSE
A GED preparation course will be offered this fall at St. Stephen Elementary School (1053 Russellville Road in St. Stephen).
Registration will be held at the school on Monday, Sept. 9 and Tuesday Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. both days. Be prepared to stay 2 ½ hours.
The GED class is schedule to be on Mondays and Tuesdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Classes will end on Dec. 10. The registration fee is free.
For those who qualify, Free WorkKeys Testing will be available.
If more information is needed, contact SSE Principal Dr. Elaine Norton at 567-2813.
MSG Bobby J. Matthews of the Cross High School JROTC Department will facilitate the second annual community wide blood drive at the St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church on Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The church is located at 272 Hwy. 45 in St. Stephen.
Call MSG Matthews at 899-8900, ext. 2203 for more information. All telephone messages will be returned.
Mental Health Event
In efforts to break the stigma of mental illness the Lowcountry Mental Health Group will be having a prayer walk/educational/and awareness event on Saturday, Oct. 26.
This important event is now in the planning stage.
If you or your organization or anyone you know desires to set-up and provide information, contact Debbie Hutchinson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bring Sam Home
A family has lost their white male Maltese who went missing from their home near the Berkeley Country Club in Moncks Corner. Sam has been missing since Aug. 2 and weighs 4.6 pounds. His family is very anxious for him to return home. A reward is being offered.
If anyone has information to help find Sam and return him home, call 532-2208 or 819-9144, or email email@example.com.
Happy Birthday to Billy Bowman, Melissa Gallik, Brenda Haley, Frankie Herndon, Christina Hood, Joann Howard, Almetta Lape, Jim Orr, Zachary Mathieu, Carristyn Myers, Marilyn Roberts, Alicia Tucker and Money Wadford.
Prayers and Get Well
Take time out of your busy day to pray for and to offer best wishes to Leslie Alise, Elma Atkins, David Ayers and family, Metro Borop, Ruth Brassell, Jason Buchanan, Virginia Butcher, Angelia Butler, Frank Conrad, Tywana Croker, Sharon and Gaye Cross, Patsy Daniels, Janet Davidson, Sandy Faber, Wayne Gamble, Claudia Guerry, Darrell Harris, Dorothy Harris, Louise Harris, Beth Hodge, Sharee Holcomb, Gail Humbert, Lonnie Kessler, Laverne Krivohlavek, Russ Mabe, Donna Manning, Earline Brown-May, Mark McGue, Louise McMakin, Kary “Hollywood” Mitchum & Family, Betty Rich Morris, Joseph Pallozola, Louise Rich, Dick Robson, Peggy Schipmann, Brandon Schaner, Robin Schriver, Thelma Schurlknight, Travis Steal, Flint Swasand, Julie Sweeny, Ginny Tucker, Sammy Wadford, Billy Weatherford, Mae Welch, Norma Winn and for any unspoken prayers needed.
Pray for our troops (land, air and sea) in Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, and all around the world, for them to be protected as they protect us. Keep in prayer Gov. Haley and her family, all Veterans, SC Masons, SC Order of the Eastern Star, Rainbow families, and our school system in Berkeley County.
Happy Grandparents Day Sunday, Sept. 8! 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.
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