Upcoming Events, Dec. 2

  • Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Camp  - Georgetown's 2nd Annual Winter Wonderland Camp Brought to you by SOS Autism Health Care, Inc. and The Bunnelle Foundation When:Saturday December 12. 2015 Time: 11:00a-2:00p (Lunch will be provided) Where: Georgetown Disabilities and Special Needs/The Cooper Center 95 Academy Avenue Georgetown, SC 29440 Price: ABSOLUTELY FREE! I am asking all parents to stay to enjoy this amazing event with your children.  Trained staff will be on hand to assist with all activities.  Activities will include: Inflatables, arts and crafts, music and so much more.  This is one of the most fun events of the year so you do not want to miss out! Please RSVP to Diane Owens at 843-283-3033 or by email at diane.owens@sos-healthcare.com byFriday December 4th so enough food is ordered and materials for activities are available. House Party  - Kingstree Senior High Class of 1985will have a Holidays Unwind/Relax (House Party) on Saturday, December 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the BCF Reception Center (across from Henryhand Funeral Home, “old” Warsaw Hwy. or Thurgood Marshall Hwy.) “If you missed the reunion, don't miss the party.” Class members and spouse/significant other/guests' due should be paid by December 5, or you may pay now if you wish. Parade - Come one come all: bands, businesses, churches, individuals, organizations, and   schools. The Town of Kingstree will host its annual Christmas Parade on Friday, December 11, at 5:30 p.m. The parade theme will be: “A Southern Christmas.” Participants and vendors may contact the Kingstree Town Hall, Frank H. McGill Municipal Complex, 401 North Longstreet Street, Kingstree or by calling  (843) 355-7484 for information. Entry is free. Line up will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Kingstree Public Library located on North Jackson Street. The parade will end at the IGA Grocery Parking Lot located on East Main Street. The Christmas Tree Lighting will take place immediately following the parade downtown at Welch's Park located on North Academy Street.  Need Assistance - Christ In Action (CIA) has volunteers and equipment here in Williamsburg County to help residents who have water damage from the recent floods. CIA can help with: •Furniture & Debris Removal •Mucking/Gutting out homes •Chainsaws and tree work •Heavy equipment to remove structures (home, sheds, garages) that cannot  be repaired •Hot showers available daily 8am-7pm at: First Assembly, 872 Sumter Hwy, Kingstree. To request help you can call 571-358-9242 or email assistnace@christinaction.comChristmas Parade - The Kingstree Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 11. The line-up will begin at 4:30 p.m. on North Jackson Street. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will precede down East Main Street ending at the Anderson Brothers' Bank. All organizations or groups interested in participating in the parade may register by calling (843) 355-8156.      

Recurring Events

Support - If you are a parent or guardian with a child or children with special needs and may be interested in becoming a part of a parent-to-parent support group, please contact Tommy and Michelle Russell at (843) 373-0912 or (843) 356-5714 or email them at pillaroutreach@ yahoo.com. Seniors Patrol - The Kingstree Police Department is offering a seniors patrol wellness check.  Any elderly, ill or bedridden residents of the Town of Kingstree who would like for the police department to contact them on a regular basis should call Chief Eric Williams or Police Chaplain the Rev. Harold Jackson. Chief Williams or Rev. Jackson can be reached at 355-5435 or come by the police department and leave your name, phone number, and address. Senior Bingo - The senior citizens of Lane invite any senior citizen to join them every first and third Tuesday at Lane Recreation Center on Broomstraw Rd. for “Senior Bingo. Housing Authority - The Housing Authority of Kingstree will meet every third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 1022 Lexington Ave., Kingstree.Health Screening - The Nursing Department of Francis Marion University has been approved to provide free health screenings every Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Felician Center located at 1000 Thorne Avenue, Kingstree. Sugar testing, vision testing etc. will be provided free of charge. In addition, a licensed nurse will be available to assist individuals with some health planning on a regular basis. Program - Through The Storm Outreach, Inc., a Maternity Group Home located in Kingstree, has beds available for youth ages 16 to 22. They will come pick the youth up from your facility and intake them into their program for up to 540 days. There are five beds available for pregnant and parenting girls. Please call the hotline for immediate assistance at (888) 819-1796. You may also visit the website for more information at www.ttsoutreach.org.   Child Screenings - Williamsburg County School District Office of Special Services, located at 500 North Academy Street, Kingstree, (843) 355-5533, will hold child find screenings each month.  Meeting - Christian Men's Depression Anonymous will allow members to share their struggles, experience, strength and hope, and work the 12 Steps to help overcome the illness. For more information, email: cmda01@aol.com, or call (843) 457-2473. Need Help - Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals,  (800) 431-1754 or DrugAbuseSolution.com Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family.  Call today for free screenings or referrals,   (800) 431-1754 Volunteers Needed - Make-A-Wish South Carolina is seeking volunteers to help make wishes come true for children across the state. Bilingual volunteers are especially needed. Interest webinars are offered the second Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Preregistration is required. Contact Brennan Brown at bbrown@sc.wish.org or (864) 250-0702 x 112 to register for the webinar or to start the application process. Clothes Needed - The Clothing Closet is in need of all kinds of clothing in all kinds of sizes especially for the back to school customers.  Clothing can be dropped off Mondays,Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Screenings- Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise.  Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk.Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs.  Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals call (800) 431-1754 or email Prescription-abuse.org Volunteer Assistance - All Hands Volunteers, a flood response free volunteer assistance, will help with home flood clean up. Please call (843) 542-4622 or email ProjectSouthCarolina@hands.org.

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