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.
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 training class is scheduled for June 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kingstree Town Hall at 401 North Longstreet St. For additional information, please contact County Coordinator Freda Cox at (843) 354-6481.
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.
Meeting - The Housing Authority of Kingstree will meet every third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 1022 Lexington Ave., Kingstree.
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.
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.
Registration - Little Smurf Too Child Development and School-Age is in Williamsburg County, located at 1435 N. Longstreet St., Kingstree. The 4K (pre-kindergarten) program is a free program offered through South Carolina First Steps with free transportation. The program will be held from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., starting August 20. To inquire about the program please contact Pamela Williams at (843) 372-6828 or Mrs. Quane at (843) 264-3262 ext. 101 or 102.
Bingo - Hey Williamsburg County, Bingo is here!! Where? At the J. Miller Family Entertainment Center located at 2919 Hwy. 521 (Old B.J.Gordon Building). Grand opening is Thursday, July 12, at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Salters and Lane Community Action, Inc. sponsors the event to benefit the academically underprivileged children and emergency assistance.
Meeting - AARP Williamsburg County Chapter 5360 monthly meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 27, at 12 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Williams-burg County Recreation Complex at 2084 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree.
For more information contact Mrs. Chambers at 426-4601.
Art Collection - “The African American Art Collection of Cassandra Williams Rush” will be displayed from June 5 to July 31, at C. Williams Rush Gallery Of African-American Arts & Culture, 200 Hampton Avenue, Kingstree. Artwork previously exhibited at Francis Marion University and other works of art by notable artists will be featured Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please call for group and other appointment times, (803) 397-1859. School groups are encouraged to attend all of the educational exhibits, $5 per person with children under six years, $1.
Grand Opening - The Saint Clare Clothing Closet in the Felician Center at 1000 Thorne Avenue will have its grand opening on Monday, July 2, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, July 6, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. There will be the $2 BAG SALES and many brand new clothes, school supplies, shoes and more. New hours for the clothing closet will be set in the near future.
Dance Ministries - Williamsburg County Library will host Expressions of Culture Dance Ministries by Dominique on July 2, July 9 and July 16. For more information contact Mrs. Domonique Jones-Goode at (843) 372-9415.
Blood Drive - Dr. Charles R. Drew Memorial Blood Drive, sponsored by the Delta Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi, Inc., will be held Saturday, June 30, at the Bi-Lo parking lot on the Bloodmobile from 10 a.m. to 3 pm., locate at 1319 N. Longstreet St., Kingstree.
To schedule your appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor code: OPP.
For more information, please call Paul McKnight at (843) 372-1504 or Mack Burgess at (843) 687-1318.
Closing - Waccamaw Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. Administrative Office located at 1261 Highway 501 East, Suite B, Conway and its programs, head start, early head start, weatherization, and community services for Horry, Georgetown, and Williams-burg counties, will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday and will reopen on Thursday, July 5.
Search - The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who ever served in the 2nd Infantry Division at any time. For information about the national association and the annual reunion in Reno, Nevada from August 23 to August 26, visit their website at www.2ida.org or contact the association’s secretary-treasurer, Bob Haynes at firstname.lastname@example.org or (224) 225-1202.
Day Pass - RuthLouis Adult Health Day Care, Inc. is more than just a day care service they’re a family providing the best in quality care and the staff invites you to come and visit one of their two facilities. They are giving away a free day pass.
Daily services include activities of daily living, rehabilitative care, daily activities, and nutrition. The day care also provides Personal Care 1, Personal Care 2, and medical supply services. Please contact Mrs. Elise Green at (843) 355-2333 in the Kingstree center or Mrs. Queen Conyers at (843) 201-5848 in the Andrews center to schedule your visit.