“Weight Loss in 2013,” a free class, will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, July 29 at Berkeley Electric Cooperative at 2 Springhall Drive in Goose Creek.
The dynamic hypnotist of Lowcountry Hypnosis, will talk about why diets don’t work, dispel myths about hypnosis, and educate the audience about its value in the area of weight loss and overcoming procrastination.
A stress reduction class is set for July 30 from 7-9 p.m.
 
Tea Ladies meet first Wednesday
 
The Tea Ladies of the St. James Goose Creek Parish meet on the first Wednesday of each month. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Berkeley Electric Co-op Building at 2 Springhall Drive in Goose Creek.
The group’s mission is to promote the history, culture and beautification of the St. James Goose Creek Parish. Contact Sharon at (843) 797-0301 for more information.
 
VFW Steak Night continues
 
VFW Post 10256/Ladies Auxiliary at 104 Stephanie Drive in Goose Creek holds Steak Night on the fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m.
Dinner includes one rib-eye steak or chicken with baked potato, salad and a vegetable, and Texas toast. Cost is $10 eat-in, and $11 carryout. Guests are welcome.
Advance tickets may be purchased at the Post. For more information call (843) 824-6160.
 
Thurmond to address GOP Women
 
Sen. Paul Thurmond, who represents South Carolina District 41, will be the speaker at the August meeting of the Berkeley County Republican Women on Monday, Aug. 5.
The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Berkeley Electric Cooperative on 2 Springhall Drive in Goose Creek.
 
St. Timothy Family Fun Fair Sept. 8
 
Join St. Timothy Lutheran Church for its Annual Family Fun Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8.
The day will include live music, games, face painting, jump castles, pony rides, petting zoo, food and more. Everyone in the community is invited! This event is free.
St. Timothy is located at Evatt Drive on South Highway 52 in Goose Creek. For more information, call 553-4175.
 
Fleet Reserve meets monthly
 
The Fleet Reserve Association Lowcountry Branch 269 holds its monthly General Assembly meeting on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 99 Wisteria Road in Goose Creek. 
For more information, please contact the home at (843) 569-2692 or visit www.fra.org.
 
Chamber mixer Aug. 1
 
The next Berkeley Chamber of Commerce Business Mixer is set for 5:30 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1. The mixer will be held at Café Rotonda featuring The Magnolia Room at 2839 South Live Oak Drive in Moncks Corner. There is no cost for Chamber members; non-members cost is $10. 
Call 577-9549 or 761-8238 for more information or register online at www.berkeleysc.org.
 
Childbirth seminar July 31
 
Painless Childbirth, a free, in-person seminar and lecture, will be held Wednesday, July 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Berkeley Electric Co-op at 2 Spring Hall Drive in Goose Creek.
Learn the use of hypnosis.
 
Festival vendors sought
 
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. 
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.
 
Alzheimer’s support groups continue
 
The local Alzheimer’s Association has three caregiver support groups in the area held at different locations on the second Monday of each month.
Locations are Metro North Church (5:30-6:30 p.m.) at 109 Central Avenue in Goose Creek; Moncks Corner Medical Center (11 a.m – noon) on N. Live Oak Drive, and the Otranto Road library (1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.) in North Charleston.
For more information, please contact Cawana Tisdale at (843) 571-2641.
 
 Mental illness support group meets weekly
 
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Berkeley is a weekly support group for those who suffer from a mental illness and for those whose friend or loved one does. 
The support group meets every Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church (510 St. James Avenue) in the All Ministers Center (behind the church) in Room 5 from 7-8 p.m. 
Everyone is welcome to visit and support those with mental illnesses such as depression and bipolar disorder. 
If you have any questions, you may contact Pat Merriam at dbsaberkeley@comcast.net or (843) 569-7563.
 
Ice cream social Aug. 11
 
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church is holding an ice cream social on Sunday, Aug. 11 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 510 St. James Avenue. 
Come by the church hall for ice cream cones or sundaes. Cones are $1 and sundaes are $2. 
For more information contact Pat Merriam at (843) 569-7563.
 
Free lunch served twice weekly
 
Free lunch is served every Wednesday and Friday to all comers from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at the Goose Creek United Methodist Church fellowship hall.  
The menu of the Lord's Ladle Cafe includes homemade soups, sandwiches, and desserts. On Wednesdays, free clothing is also available.  
The Café is located at 142 Redbank Road. For more information, call the church office at 553-6842, or visit goosecreekumc@comcast.net.
 
 
Goose Creek 9-12 Monthly Meeting
At the Berkeley Electric CoOp Building
2 SpringHall Drive, Goose Creek SC
August 1, 2013 at 7:00p.m.
 
NCHS reunion Oct. 19
 
The North Charleston High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40-year reunion from 6 to 11 p.m. on Oct. 19 at Hobcaw Yacht Club in Mount Pleasant.  The cost is $40 per person.
Contact Rick Jarrell at (843) 572-2090 or Angie Jackson Beach at (843) 708-9665, or email nochas73reunion@comcast.net for information.
 
 
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Community Tidbits

  • Thursday, July 25, 2013

Weight loss, stress classes announced
 
“Weight Loss in 2013,” a free class, will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, July 29 at Berkeley Electric Cooperative at 2 Springhall Drive in Goose Creek.
The dynamic hypnotist of Lowcountry Hypnosis, will talk about why diets don’t work, dispel myths about hypnosis, and educate the audience about its value in the area of weight loss and overcoming procrastination.
A stress reduction class is set for July 30 from 7-9 p.m.
 
Tea Ladies meet first Wednesday
 
The Tea Ladies of the St. James Goose Creek Parish meet on the first Wednesday of each month. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Berkeley Electric Co-op Building at 2 Springhall Drive in Goose Creek.
The group’s mission is to promote the history, culture and beautification of the St. James Goose Creek Parish. Contact Sharon at (843) 797-0301 for more information.
 
VFW Steak Night continues
 
VFW Post 10256/Ladies Auxiliary at 104 Stephanie Drive in Goose Creek holds Steak Night on the fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m.
Dinner includes one rib-eye steak or chicken with baked potato, salad and a vegetable, and Texas toast. Cost is $10 eat-in, and $11 carryout. Guests are welcome.
Advance tickets may be purchased at the Post. For more information call (843) 824-6160.
 
Thurmond to address GOP Women
 
Sen. Paul Thurmond, who represents South Carolina District 41, will be the speaker at the August meeting of the Berkeley County Republican Women on Monday, Aug. 5.
The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Berkeley Electric Cooperative on 2 Springhall Drive in Goose Creek.
 
St. Timothy Family Fun Fair Sept. 8
 
Join St. Timothy Lutheran Church for its Annual Family Fun Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8.
The day will include live music, games, face painting, jump castles, pony rides, petting zoo, food and more. Everyone in the community is invited! This event is free.
St. Timothy is located at Evatt Drive on South Highway 52 in Goose Creek. For more information, call 553-4175.
 
Fleet Reserve meets monthly
 
The Fleet Reserve Association Lowcountry Branch 269 holds its monthly General Assembly meeting on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 99 Wisteria Road in Goose Creek. 
For more information, please contact the home at (843) 569-2692 or visit www.fra.org.
 
Chamber mixer Aug. 1
 
The next Berkeley Chamber of Commerce Business Mixer is set for 5:30 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1. The mixer will be held at Café Rotonda featuring The Magnolia Room at 2839 South Live Oak Drive in Moncks Corner. There is no cost for Chamber members; non-members cost is $10. 
Call 577-9549 or 761-8238 for more information or register online at www.berkeleysc.org.
 
Childbirth seminar July 31
 
Painless Childbirth, a free, in-person seminar and lecture, will be held Wednesday, July 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Berkeley Electric Co-op at 2 Spring Hall Drive in Goose Creek.
Learn the use of hypnosis.
 
Festival vendors sought
 
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. 
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.
 
Alzheimer’s support groups continue
 
The local Alzheimer’s Association has three caregiver support groups in the area held at different locations on the second Monday of each month.
Locations are Metro North Church (5:30-6:30 p.m.) at 109 Central Avenue in Goose Creek; Moncks Corner Medical Center (11 a.m – noon) on N. Live Oak Drive, and the Otranto Road library (1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.) in North Charleston.
For more information, please contact Cawana Tisdale at (843) 571-2641.
 
 Mental illness support group meets weekly
 
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Berkeley is a weekly support group for those who suffer from a mental illness and for those whose friend or loved one does. 
The support group meets every Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church (510 St. James Avenue) in the All Ministers Center (behind the church) in Room 5 from 7-8 p.m. 
Everyone is welcome to visit and support those with mental illnesses such as depression and bipolar disorder. 
If you have any questions, you may contact Pat Merriam at dbsaberkeley@comcast.net or (843) 569-7563.
 
Ice cream social Aug. 11
 
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church is holding an ice cream social on Sunday, Aug. 11 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 510 St. James Avenue. 
Come by the church hall for ice cream cones or sundaes. Cones are $1 and sundaes are $2. 
For more information contact Pat Merriam at (843) 569-7563.
 
Free lunch served twice weekly
 
Free lunch is served every Wednesday and Friday to all comers from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at the Goose Creek United Methodist Church fellowship hall.  
The menu of the Lord's Ladle Cafe includes homemade soups, sandwiches, and desserts. On Wednesdays, free clothing is also available.  
The Café is located at 142 Redbank Road. For more information, call the church office at 553-6842, or visit goosecreekumc@comcast.net.
 
 
Goose Creek 9-12 Monthly Meeting
At the Berkeley Electric CoOp Building
2 SpringHall Drive, Goose Creek SC
August 1, 2013 at 7:00p.m.
 
NCHS reunion Oct. 19
 
The North Charleston High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40-year reunion from 6 to 11 p.m. on Oct. 19 at Hobcaw Yacht Club in Mount Pleasant.  The cost is $40 per person.
Contact Rick Jarrell at (843) 572-2090 or Angie Jackson Beach at (843) 708-9665, or email nochas73reunion@comcast.net for information.
 
 

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