Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open on Thursday, March 12 from 11a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The menu will consist of spaghetti with meat sauce served with a tossed green salad and Texas toast.
The cost of lunch is $7. Dine in or take out plates 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.
St. Stephen UMC Hosting Giant Yard Sale
A Giant Yard Sale will be held in the social hall at St. Stephen United Methodist Church located on 183 Hood Street. The yard sale will be held on Friday March 7 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and again on Saturday March 8 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. There will be many useful household goods, including small kitchen appliances, books, clothing in good condition and toys at great bargain prices. Everyone is welcome.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) invites the public to join them for Mental Health Advocacy Day scheduled on Wednesday, March 12 at 10 a.m. at the Statehouse in Columbia. Everyone invited to join and show support for improving the lives of those with mental illness and their families.
The annual General Francis Marion Memorial Day service was held on Feb. 27 at Marion’s Tomb. The NSDAR General Marion’s Brigade Chapter conducted the service.
General Marion’s Brigade’s Elizabeth Peyre Richardson Manning and Margaret Gregg Gordon of DAR Chapters presented the wreaths. The Washington Light Infantry served as Color Guard. Jean Guerry and John Wiggins were the guest speakers, and John Mark McQuown was the guest singer.
If you have any questions about General Francis Marion, contact GeneralMarionsBrigade@gmail.com
St. Stephen Festival
The annual St. Stephen Catfish Festival is scheduled for March 28, 29 and 30. Plans are being made for the best festival yet. If anyone is interested in being a vendor or has questions, contact Cindy Wadford at 567-3565 or 567-4755.
Happy Birthday this week to Eddie Gatlin, Viola McCay, Casey Phillips, Sara Riggs and Jim Wrenn.
Prayers and Get Well
Take time out of your busy day to pray for and to offer best wishes to Elma Atkins, David Ayers and family, Metro Borop, Ruth Brassell, Frank Conrad, Sharon Cross, Roy Edens, Wayne Gamble, Claudia Guerry, Dorothy Harris, Gail Humbert, Joyce Lewis, Earline Brown-May, Louise McMakin, Roger McMakin, William “Blue Boy” McMakin, Betty Rich Morris, Peggy Schipmann, Thelma Schurlknight, Ginny Tucker, Mae Welch 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.
Heartfelt sympathy and prayers this week to the family and friends of loved one Heyward Eugene “Gene” Tumbleston, who will be missed but never forgotten. Gene, a Korean War Veteran, was featured on the front page of the Post and Courier newspaper on July 27, 2013.
Have a blessed week! 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.