SCWF Women’s Outdoor Retreat planned for September

  • Monday, July 14, 2014

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation Women’s Outdoor Retreat is a weekend event designed for women to experience nature and outdoor recreation with like-minded ladies in a non-competitive environment.

Nature walks, kayaking, fishing, outdoor cooking, and basket-making are just a few of the nearly 30 classes from which to choose. The Retreat is sponsored by the South Carolina Wildlife Federation with sponsorship and is scheduled to begin on Friday, Sept. 19 and end on Sunday, Sept. 21.

The location will be at Hickory Knob State Resort Park, 1591 Resort Drive, in McCormick, SC. It is open to females age 16 and older.

Registration will open at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 19. On line registration is closed but if more information is needed, email sara@scwf.org

New Book

Canoe Kayak South Carolina: A Guide to Paddling the Palmetto State is a first edition guidebook to canoeing and kayaking rivers, creeks, and swamps of South Carolina.

This guidebook includes over 1,700 miles of paddling trips on 31 streams in South Carolina’s river basins.

Each trip includes detailed descriptions, maps, distance, difficulty and other information. Also included is information about River Rating Systems, Paddling Safety, Paddlers Rights, Paddling Courtesy, River Camping, River Gauges, Water Quality, River Selection and Clubs and Organizations.

Birthday Wishes

Happy Birthday to Zachary Atkins, Lillian Ballentine, Dwayne Belk, Savannah Gatlin, Vickie Gatlin, Keith Gourdin, Linda Hood, Dale Howard, Kayla Lail, Kiersten Lail, Baylee Mitchum, Lucy Robison, Sharon Shuler, Tracey Starling, Linda Thrower, Jennifer Timmons and Melinda Wadford.

Blood Drive

A blood drive will be hosted by the Macedonia Fire Department Junior Explorers at the Macedonia Fire Department located at 2108 North

Hwy 17-A on Monday, Aug. 11 from 2 until 7 p.m. Invite everyone you know to this event. Ages 16 and up can give.

For more information contact Junior Explorers Randy Cannon Jr. at 826-1959 or Corey Port at 934-9805.

Warning to Community

To those who haven’t lost any items to theft yet beware.

There seems to be a group of people who are going around the St. Stephen, Alvin and Jamestown areas stealing golf carts, four-wheelers and any type of metal from citizens.

Beware of any strange trucks, especially delivery trucks or people not normally in your neighborhood riding around.

Prayers and Get Well

Take time out of your busy day to pray for and to offer best wishes to the Rev. Tom Aldrich, Elma Atkins, David Ayers and family, Metro Borop, Ruth Brassell, Tania Brinson, Dickie Carr, Frank Conrad, Mary Driggers, Roy Edens, Dale Funk, Wayne Gamble, Pastor Donald Gaskins, Claudia Guerry, Faye Harris, J.W. Harris, Joe Holleman, Christopher Hood, Janice Lyons Hood, Jerry Hood, Shelby Hood, Gail Humbert, Robert Humbert, Olene Jernigan, Joyce Lewis, Earline Brown-May, Louise McMakin, Betty Rich Morris, Joyce Morris, Samuel Pipkin, Peggy Schipmann, Thelma Schurlknight, Wilson Thrower, Ginny Tucker, Jay Wyman, Mae Welch and for any un-spoken prayers needed.

Pray for our troops and their families, for the selfless acts they perform for 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.

Heartfelt sympathy and prayers this week to the family and friends of loved ones Stella “Star” Jones Connor, Charlene Mitchum Brinson, Nellie Cross Stone Williams and Yancey Kemp Wise who will be missed but never forgotten.

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.

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