Community Tidbits

  • Thursday, June 20, 2013

 The Berkeley Democratic Party will have its regular monthly meeting on June 22.
The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and will be held at Gilligan’s Restaurant (582 Dock Road in Moncks Corner). The guest speaker will be Sen. Vincent Sheheen. Attendees must preregister at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/805054CAFAC2B0-june .
The price for breakfast is $13. For more information please call Melissa Watson at (843) 793-9818 or email educateyoungpeople@yahoo.com.

City seeks fall festival vendors

Goose Creek is seeking arts/craft vendors, food vendors and sponsors for its “2013 Fall Festival” on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center. 
This free event will feature live entertainment, arts/craft vendors, kid’s play area, safety demonstrations, food vendors, pony rides and more. This event will raise awareness and donations for Helping Hands of Goose Creek.
An early registration rate is offered to all vendors and sponsors who register by Monday, July 1. Visit www.cityofgoosecreek.com for vendor/sponsor application.
For more information about the festival, call the Goose Creek Community Center at 569-4242.  Businesses or community organizations interested in sponsorship should email Cheryl Heiselman at cheiselman@cityofgoosecreek.com.  Arts/craft vendors can email Sylvia Reid at sreid@cityofgoosecreek.com for more information.


The Summerville High School Class of 1973 will be having a Forty Year Reunion on August 10th at the Summerville / Miler Country Club. $40.00 per person. Open bar, food and dessert buffet , and DJ. Please contact Steve Murray at (843) 345-3970 with any questions. 

Senior calendar

Monday, June 24: 10 a.m. Speaker. Will Information Session – Paul Ferrara of Ferrara Law Firm will present a will information session.  This is a general information and Q&A session, no personal consultations during the session. 
Tuesday, June 25: 1 p.m. Sit & Get Fit – Increases circulation without over-exertion, improves flexibility and range of motion, and gradually strengthens and tones muscles, all from a seated position.  Led by Instructor Ed Redmond.
Wednesday, June 26: 1 p.m. Clogging – Put your dancing shoes on and join us as instructor Julia Tourtellotte teaches beginner level clogging.
Thursday, June 27: 10:30 a.m. Speaker, Summer Safety – Jamie Connor with Heartland of Charleston will present a program talking about "Summer Safety."  She will provide tips and ideas for staying safe as we approach the summer months.
Friday, June 28: 12:30 p.m. Line Dancing –  Instructor Evelyn Ward.  You must be a member of H2u to participate in this class.


AR Volleyball Camp
Ashley Ridge High School is hosting a volleyball camp for athletes in grades 4 through 12. Registration for the camp, to be held from 9 a.m. until noon July 22-25, is $65 per camper and includes a camp T-shirt. Players will learn a variety of skills such as serving, passing, bumping, spiking and setting and play actual games. Each day campers will be divided into two groups, a beginners group and an advanced group. For more information, call coach Chi-Chi Hurley at 810-5304 or 695-4900, extension 52173.
Summerville Wrestling Camp
The Summerville Wrestling Camp is scheduled for June 25, 26 and 27 from 4-7 p.m. at Summerville High School. The clinician this year is Tucker Lane from the University of Nebraska, who is a current assistant coach at The Citadel. He has 105 collegiate wins, placed seventh at the Big Ten Tournament and is a four-time NCAA qualifier.  Lane is also a three-time high school State Champion. Cost of the camp is $75 per camper and includes a camp T-shirt. If a family has two kids attend, the cost is $50 for the second camper.  For further information, contact SHS Head Wrestling Coach Darryl Tucker at dtucker@dorchester2.k12.sc.us or call 327-3713.
Pinewood Sports Camp
Pinewood Prep will host Sports Camp for boys and girls age 6-13 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. July 8-12. The cost is $150. Camp will consist of 1.5 hours of tennis instruction, 1.5 hours of soccer instruction, one hour of indoor games and one hour of recreational swimming with a qualified lifeguard present. Coach Bryant McKee, coach Gail Osborne and members of the Pinewood varsity tennis and soccer teams will serve as camp instructors. For more information contact Gail Osborne at 345-6682 or gosborne@pinewoodprep.com.
Chris Jones Soccer Camp
The Summerville Soccer Club will host the Chris Jones Advanced Soccer Camp from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. July 15-19. Designed for players age 8-12 , the camp offers an opportunity to learn and enjoy the many aspects of the game in a fun and competitive environment. Quality instruction based on the four pillars of soccer (technical, tactical, physical and mental) will be provided. Cost is $125 per player and includes a camp T-shirt, daily lunch and snacks and workshops hosted by guest instructors. Registration is limited to 40 players. To preregister, email the name, age and gender of the camper to cjasc13@gmail.com. Fees are due by July 1. For further information, email cjasc13@gmail.com.
Doty Courts Tennis
The Town of Summerville is offering all sorts of tennis camps, leagues, lessons and clinics this summer. Camps for beginning, intermediate and advanced players age 5 and up are scheduled for June 24-27, July 8-11, July 15-18, July 22-25 and Aug 5-8. The fee is $115 per camper per week and a $50 deposit is required. Camp times are from 8 a.m. until noon and lunches are provided. The Town is also offering a Mixed Doubles League, Private Sessions and Assessment, Group Sessions, Adult Clinics (2.5-3.5), Beginner Junior Clinics, Junior Tennis Camp and Cardio Tennis. Registration for tennis programs is available at www.summerville.sc.us. For further information, contact Nancy Sumersett at 270-1017 or nsumersett@gmail.com.
Junior golf camp
The Golf Club at Wescott Plantation is having registration for its summer junior golf camps for ages 8-14. Led by Perry Green, PGA Director of Instruction and 2010 Carolinas PGA Junior Golf Leader, these camps will provide youth the opportunity to play and receive tips on Tee shots, Approach shots, Sand shots, Putting, rules and etiquette. Morning session will be offered July 15-18. Registration fee is $195 per week with a discount available for a second session and families registering more than one camper. For more information or to register contact Perry Green at perrygreen@pga.com or call 817-5989.
Girls of Golf program
The Golf Club at Wescott Plantation is having registration for its LPGA/USGA Girls Golf of Charleston program. Led by Perry Green, PGA Director of Instruction and 2010 Carolinas PGA Junior Golf Leader, the program offers girls age 7-17 golf instruction, lunch, team golf events and prizes. Each participant receives an LPGA embroidered hat and polo shirt. Sessions are scheduled for July 8-12. Times vary depending on age group. Cost is $100 for one week or $145 for two weeks. For more information or to register contact Perry Green at perrygreen@pga.com or call 817-5989.
Sports physicals
MEDcare Urgent Care has launched its 2013 Sports Physical Challenge, which will run through Aug. 31. Both MEDcare locations (8720 Dorchester Road, North Charleston and 1850 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, Charleston) will offer students a sports physical for only $20 and $5 will be donated back to each school per sports physical to participating schools as designated by the student or parent. The school with the most sports physicals performed at MEDcare during this promotional period will receive an additional $500 donation. Both clinics are open every day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Pinewood tennis camps
Pinewood Tennis Director Bryant McKee and his staff will host four summer tennis camps for ages 6-13 that will run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday each week in June. Camp activities will include games and drills that will work on specific skills. Match play, team tournaments and video analysis will also be offered. Only 15 players will be accepted in each camp session to keep the player to coach ratio low. Players will be grouped according to age and skill level.  Quick start format and balls will be used for younger players. Cost is $125 per camp session and will include refreshments, prizes and a camp shirt. A $10 discount is available for campers enrolling in more than one session and for families with multiple campers. Tennis racquets will be made available if needed. For more information, contact McKee at bmckee@pinewoodprep.com or 291-3898.
13U ShockWave tryouts
The Summerville based S.C. ShockWave has roster openings in the 13U age group. For complete details go to www.shockwavebaseball.net and/or shockwave@shockwavebaseball.net. To schedule an evaluation, email shockwave@shockwavebaseball.net.

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