American Heritage Girls Working on unique project

  • Friday, July 25, 2014

The American Heritage Girls Troop SC 1603 and Victory Baptist Church are working to ship 100 Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes this fall.

They began this project in May with a goal to fill 100 shoeboxes with 100 bibles. A goal was set to raise $700 shipping to get them in the children’s hands.

The girls are also collecting 100 painted handprints with a verse that reads. “Put your hand in mine and let us pray together.”

In June they held a Community Day and thanks to the help of Victory Baptist Church and the community they raised the rest of what they needed to ship the boxes.

They are still in need of the following items: reusable water bottles, fishing supplies, hooks, bobbers and fishing line. sewing supplies, needles, thread, buttons, trimmings, kids’ socks and wash clothes.

They are also in need of a carpenter to assist. as well as spare wood and golf tees.

AGH is taking new girls in for the new school years ages 5-14. Please contact April Elswick at 843-367-9659 for more information.

Sports Registration

Football and cheerleading registration is ongoing in Bonneau at Town Hall. The Bonneau Recreation office will be open for registration Aug. 2.

For more information call Danny at 843-312-1655. Practice begins the week of Aug. 4 and the season will start on Sept. 6.


The Berkeley county bookmobile comes to the Macedonia community every other Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. There are books, movies and music to check out, as well as four computers with Internet. The site is The Macedonia Church of God of Prophecy located on Church of God Road.

Prayer List

Pray for the families of Johnny Caddell, Jackie Caddell, Roy Farmer, Edwin Simmons and all others grieving, shut-ins, firefighters, first responders, military, our community and country.

If anyone has news to share give me a call at 565-3125 or e-mail me at janetteood@aol.com I need news by Wednesday afternoon for the next week’s column.

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