It’s time! October Fest starts Friday

  • Wednesday, October 9, 2013

St. Stephen’s annual October Festival begins Friday, Oct. 11 at 4 p.m. and continues until 10 p.m. On Saturday, the festival will continue from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Plan to bring family and friends to enjoy amusement rides, vendors, fire fighter competition, entertainment, puppets and much more.

A schedule of events was published in last week’s Independent.

Community Lunch

The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The menu will consist of vegetable beef soup, corn bread, homemade dessert and rolls.

The cost of lunch is $7. Dine-in or takeout plates are available.

The community café is located on Bay Street, inside of the St. Stephen History Room, and managed by local volunteers. Support from the public is greatly appreciated.

If more information is needed or you would like to place an order in advance, call 670-6213.

Omar Belairs Fundraiser

The Omar Temple Belairs will present “The Womanless Beauty Pageant” on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Berkeley Shrine Club (630 Levee Drive in Moncks Corner, 761-8515).

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The beauty pageant begins at 7 p.m.

There will be finger foods, a cash bar, and a 50/50 drawing. Tickets are $15. Proceeds will benefit the Omar Belairs and are not deductible as a charitable contribution.

For more information or to purchase tickets contact Joe Beneventano at 873-0125, or Scott Sauls at 825-4812.

Birthday Wishes

Happy Birthday to Rileigh Ballentine, Andrew Carr, Justin Cook, Henry Griffin, Charles McMakin, Belinda Mitchum, Kary Mitchum, Charlie Moody, Camilla Phillips, Gloria Reidinger, Peggy Schipmann, Doninee Wadford, Wayne White, Tricia Wyman and Brian Zinchuk.


Happy Anniversary and best wishes to Speedy and JoAnn Driggers, the Rev. Edwin and Sadie Keller, Kevin and Beth Mathieu, Karey and Allison Mitchum, Scott and Margaret Sauls, Bill and Sharon Thomas, and Billy and Gloria Weatherford.

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, Katie Brown, Jason Buchanan, Virginia Butcher, Angelia Butler, Frank Conrad, Tywana Croker, Sharon Cross, Patsy Daniels, Janet Davidson, Betty Delk, 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 and family, Betty Rich Morris, Joseph Pallozola, Doug Phillips, Louise Rich, Dick Robson, Peggy Schipmann, Brandon Schaner, Robin Schriver, Thelma Schurlknight, Travis Steal, Flint Swasand, Julie Sweeny, Ginny Tucker, 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 family, all Veterans, SC Masons, SC Order of the Eastern Star, Rainbow families, and our school system in Berkeley County.

Have a blessed week! If you have news to share, contact Betty Delk at bwdelk@tds.net before Noon on Wednesdays, the week before all scheduled events. Mail items to 195 Crest Lane, St. Stephen, SC 29479 or Phone 567-4370.

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