Habitat info night set for Thursday
Learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County on
Thursday, Sept. 26 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ernest E. Kennedy Center (96 Wisteria Road in Goose Creek).
Come and find out how you can get involved in our wide variety of volunteer opportunities in construction, family services, or the ReStore to name a few.
Light refreshments will be served.
Water line meeting set for Alvin
A meeting to discuss the proposed water line for the Alvin, St. Stephen and Savannah Creek communities will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 30 at the Alvin Recreation Center. A Berkeley County Water and Sanitation representative will be on hand to answer questions, and listen to comments and concerns.
Please plan on attending.
Alzheimer’s support groups continue
The local Alzheimer’s Association has three caregiver support groups in the area held at different locations on the second Monday of each month.
Locations are Metro North Church (5:30-6:30 p.m.) at 109 Central Avenue in Goose Creek; Moncks Corner Medical Center (11 a.m – noon) on N. Live Oak Drive, and the Otranto Road library (1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.) in North Charleston.
For more information, please contact Cawana Tisdale at (843) 571-2641.
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.
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.
Golf Cart Show set for Oct. 26; Halloween Fest Oct. 31
Moncks Corner’s First Annual Cruisin’ in Style Golf Cart Show 2013 will beheld from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. A $15 entry fee is due by Oct. 18.
The show will feature three categories: customized, non-lifted; customized lifted; and customized limo.
Prizes and trophies will be awarded to a winner and runner-up in each category.
The event will be held at the Pointe North Community Church parking lot (110 US 52 Bypass, Moncks Corner).
For more information and to enter please contact Tammy at the Moncks Corner Depot at (843) 899-4708, or email email@example.com.
The Downtown Moncks Corner Second Annual Halloween Festival is set for Thursday, Oct. 31 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Unity Park.
The festival will include an afternoon Street and Treat with local merchants, a costume contest, games and other activities.
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.
Mental illness support group meets weekly
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Berkeley is a weekly support group for those who suffer from a mental illness and for those whose friend or loved one does.
The support group meets every Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church (510 St. James Avenue) in the All Ministers Center (behind the church) in Room 5 from 7-8 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to visit and support those with mental illnesses such as depression and bipolar disorder.
If you have any questions, you may contact Pat Merriam at firstname.lastname@example.org or (843) 569-7563.
Habitat information session Thursday
Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County (berkeleyhabitat.org) will hold a community information session at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26 at at the Kennedy Center in Goose Creek (96 Wisteria Drive in Goose Creek).
Come learn more about Habitat for Humanity and our work in Berkeley County. There will be a wide variety of volunteer opportunities, including in construction, family services, and at the ReStore, to name a few. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information call (843) 761-8989.
Kiwanis Club meets first and third Tuesday
The Moncks Corner Kiwanis Club meets at 8 a.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the conference room of the Holiday Inn Express (505 R.C. Dennis Blvd. in Moncks Corner).
Everyone with a concern for children is welcome. Visit www.MoncksCornerKiwanis.org for more details.
Lebanon yard sale Oct. 5
The Lebanon Ladies Aid is sponsoring their annual fall yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lebanon Community Center.
NAACP meets monthly
The Moncks Corner NAACP monthly meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. The next meeting is on Aug. 19 at the Masonic Lodge on new Hwy. 52 in Moncks Corner.
Ronald McDonald benefit Oct. 27 in Cross
Sportsman’s Bar and Grill will host a benefit for the Ronald McDonald House on Sunday, Oct. 27 from 1 p.m. until midnight.
Eight great bands will perform headlined by the legendary Momma and The Redemption. Momma’s very special guest include The Port City Prophets, Dick’s Hat Band, The Howlin ‘ Pack, Starling, Susie Summers, Billy Bluevane and the Throbbers, and Cade Style.
There will also be vendors, great food, contests and more. A full day admission is $10.
Free computer classes
The Public Computer Center at Trident Technical College’s Berkeley Campus is offering the following computer courses to the public, free of charge.
• Thursday, Sept. 26: Questions and Answers, 3 p.m.
• Saturday, Sept. 28: Working with Hyperlinks, 11 a.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.
Interested in starting a 4-H Club?
Berkeley County 4-H Youth Development Programs will conduct a meeting for those interested in learning how to start local 4-H clubs. The meeting is set for St. Peters AME Church, 1299 Mendel Rivers Road in Bonneau on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The meeting is for adults who are interested in finding out more about 4-H opportunities available for youth (and adults), requirements for starting a club, volunteering, etc. Local clubs are organized and led by local volunteers who receive training and guidance from the 4-H agent.
Persons interested in providing options for local youth to help them become, healthy, productive, contributing members of society are invited to attend.
Register for the meeting by calling Gayle Williford at (843) 719-4140, ext. 116; or send an email to email@example.com.
4-H is the youth development program of the Cooperative Extension Service, a nationwide partnership of federal, state, and county governments, and the private sector.