A.A. Meetings - If you drink, that’s your business. If you want to be sober, that’s our business. A.A. (843) 697-3321.
Traffic Safety Checkpoints - The Lane, Greeleyville, and Kingstree Police Departments will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the month of June.
Traffic Safety Checkpoints - The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the month of June.
Support - If you are a parent or guard-ian 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 Depart-ment 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 Robert Ford. Chief Ford can be reached at 355-5435 or come by the police department and leave your name, phone number, and address.
Memory Dish - Hospice Care of South Caro-lina's Grief Support Group, known as the "Memory Dish" is held the second Thursday of each month from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Williamsburg Technical Col-lege (Administrative Office Building Conference Room). The Memory Dish is conducted by Chaplain Willis Broughton. The contact number for this group is (843) 213-8507.
Program - Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Weight Program will meet on Thursdays at 9:15 a.m. at Ina Miles Store. For more information contact Lillie Jean at (843) 355-3002 or Ann at (843) 382-9696.
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.”
Weight Watchers - Weight Watchers 2012 meetings will be held at the First Baptist Church of Kingstree. Classes are on Thursdays at 5 p.m.
Screenings - Williamsburg County School District Office of Special Ser-vices, located at 500 North Academy Street, Kingstree, (843) 355-5533, will hold child find screenings each month.
Summer Camp - The Celebrate Freedom Foundation is pleased to announce it is accepting student applications to its SOaR Aviation Aerospace Summer Camp.
The camp is open to all sophomore and junior high school students in the state of South Carolina. The camp will be held at the University of South Carolina on July 15 to July 20, free of charge. Only 50 applicants will be accepted. More information can be found at www.thecelebratefreedomfoundation.org.
Camp - Camp Wildwood of South Carolina opens for 2012 registration. Wildwood is an outdoor environmental camp for 10th through 12th grade students and is in session June 17 to June 23, at Kings Mountain State Park. Daily activities, conducted by professional resour-ce staff members include instruction in fisheries, forest-ry, firearm safety, orienteering, first aid, soils and wildlife. For more information, call Camp Coordinator Dan DuPre at (803) 609-1072 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and check the Wildwood website at http://www.dnr.sc.gov/campww/about.html.
Free Day Pass - RuthLouis Adult Health Day Care Centers are licensed adult daycare centers where you or your loved ones will be cared for and supervised by professional RNs, LPNs, and CNAs. The centers are Alzheimer's certified. Call today to take advantage of this free day pass with two locations serving the community.
Applications - Mary’s Little Lamb Learning Center will be accepting applications for state-funded (free) 4K program for 2012-2013 Academic School Year. For more information call (843) 382-3417.
Baseball Camp - The annual Coker College Skills & Drills Summer Baseball Camp will be held June 4 to June 8, on the Coker College Baseball Complex. The five sessions will be held from 9:30 a.m. until noon. The camp will be devoted to pitching, hitting, bunting, and base running.The camp will be conducted by Coker College Head Baseball Coach Dave Schmotzer. For information call (843) 383-8105 or (843) 383-3534, email at email@example.com.
Class Reunion - The Kingstree Senior High School class of 1982 will be having its 30th class reunion July 5 through July 8. For more information you may contact Audrey Fleming at (843) 355-7801; Cherry Bogan Porchea at (843) 372-1900; or Larrie Scott at (843) 372-5784.
Meeting - The Housing Authority of Kingstree will meet every third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 1022 Lexington Ave., Kingstree.
Celebration - Down at the River is being sponsored by the Town of Kingstree and the Williams-burg HomeTown Chamber on Thursday, June 7, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.
The family friendly event held at Gilland Park in Kingstree will feature CoConut Groove Band from Charlotte, North Carolina playing your favorite songs. A food vendor will be available to provide food. The community is invited to bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy an evening on the river with friends and family. Coolers are welcome. No glass please. The second event will be held on Thursday, July 12, at Gilland Park. For more information and ticket prices contact the chamber at 355-6431.
Volunteers - Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault is a non-profit volunteer organizations dedicated to the reduction of rape, family violence and child abuse and to the needs of its victims. Pee Dee Coalition needs your support as a volunteer. The next trainng class is scheduled for June 16, 23, 25 and 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on June 25, at the Kingstree Town Hall at 401 North Longstreet St. For additional information, please contact County Coordinator Freda Cox at (843) 354-6481.
Meeting - Williamsburg County First Steps Personnel Committee will meet Tuesday, June 12, at 4:30 p.m. in the Williamsburg County School District Staff Development Kitchenette Building A, located at 500 N. Academy Street Kingstree. Williamsburg County citizens concerned about improving early childhood education and school readiness are encouraged to attend.
Vacation Reading Club - Come one! Come all! The Williamsburg County Library is inviting all children ages infant to 12 to sign up for the Vacation Reading Club. The theme this year is Dream Big Read. Sign up will begin on June 6, until the end of June. Read 10 hours and earn your certificate and prize. Join the library for the registration kick-off on Wednesday, June 6, at 11 a.m. at the Williamsburg County Library – Hemingway Branch and at 3 p.m. at the Williamsburg County Library – Kingstree.
Also, on Thursday, June 7, at 11 a.m. at the Dr. C.E. Murray Branch in Greeleyville.
The library staff will be explaining what the Vacation Reading Club is, how to earn prizes and the different types of programs we will be having. The library staff will also answer any questions that you may have. On Wednesday, June 13, the library staff will be showing a movie at 11 a.m. at the Williamsburg County Library – Hemingway Branch and at 3 p.m. at the Williamsburg County Library – Kingstree.
Support Group - The Alzheimer’s Associa-tion Caregiver Support Group will meet the third Friday of each month from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the Williamsburg County Library, Main Library’s Meeting Room in Kingstree.
Participants may park in the library parking lot. Contact person for this group is Nancy Adams (843)-822-5133. The support group is free and open to the public. All family members and friends are invited to attend.
Banquet - Williamsburg County (Cub/Boy) Scouts would like to announce that it will be having its “Blue & Gold” Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 26, at the Williamsburg County School Districts Annex Cafeteria at 500 Academy Street, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
They will have a special “Order of the Arrow” ceremony that evening, as well.
For more information, please call (843) 382-5912
Meeting - The Williamsburg Home-Town Chamber will offer a short program on tax incentives for income producing historic buildings at 4:30 p.m. on June 19, at the chamber office. Dan Elswick with the State Historic Preservation Office will be the speaker. Anyone interested can attend. For more information, call the chamber at 355-6431.