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  • Thursday, July 25, 2013

Hurricane Preparedness Workshop
Saturday, July 27 • 10 am - 11:30 am
• Learn how to prepare your home prior to a hurricane to weather the storm
• Create an emergency preparedness kit
• Choose the best generator for your needs
• Identify the different types of alerts and wind speeds associated with hurricanes
Representatives from several area agencies will be on hand, and workshops will be conducted on selecting the right generator, gathering the supplies you need to weather the storm and how to prepare your home.
Some of the participating agencies are:
Berkeley County Hurricane Preparedness and Emergency Management Department
Several local EMS, Fire Departments, and Berkeley County Police Department
The Red Cross
The Doc Williams ASPCA
Disaster Care
Prudential Insurance Group
Senior Calendar
Monday, 9 to 10 a.m. – Weight Training. Designed to improve muscle strength and bone density, this class will help tone your body.  Bring a towel, mat, and a pair of 3 lb. weights. Instructor: Ronna Toombs  (must be a member of H2U to participate in this class)
Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. – "Just Good Enough" music group
Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – Canasta: New/experienced players welcome.
Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m. – Summerville Woodcarvers. This group meets on Thursdays. New Members welcome. For more information,  call Barbara at 843-871-7469.
Friday, 1 to 3 p.m. – Creative Crafters. Calling all crafters to join us to make Christmas ornaments to sell at the Gift Fair.  All supplies will be provided.
Fall ball
Summerville Little League will open registration for its fall season this weekend. Registration will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. July 27 at the Boundary Street ball fields. Onsite registration will also be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Aug. 3, 10 and 17. On-line registration will also be available through Aug. 19 at http://www.summervillelittleleague.org
SSC Work Day
In preparation for the upcoming season, the Summerville Soccer Club will have a facility work day from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. July 27. Volunteers are needed to help set up fields, cut weeds, clean and paint signs, cut branches and install and tie down nets. Anyone interested should meet at the clubhouse for assignments.
Patriot Football
Fort Dorchester High School will begin football tryouts for all levels the first week in August. All interested athletes must obtain a physical prior to tryouts, which will be held behind the school on practice fields. Varsity and Junior Varsity (grades 9-12) tryouts will begin at 4 p.m. Aug. 2. B-team (grades 8-9) tryouts will begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 5. Dress for tryouts is a T-shirt, shorts and athletic shoes. For questions, call the Patriots' Athletic Department at 760-4455.
Coastal Center Cup
The Parents and Guardians Association of the Coastal Center, an all volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit established in 1982, will host its second annual Coastal Center Cup Golf Tournament at the Westcott Plantation Golf Club on Sept. 28. Tee time is 9 a.m. The registrtion fee is $75 per player or $300 per foursome and includes green fee, cart fee, bag valet, cart signs, scorecards, scoreboards and a Lowcountry shrimp boil immediately following the tournament.  Contact Richard at 312-4222 or rsgreg@homesc.com for more information.
Fall softball
Summerville Girls Softball has set three registration dates this month for girls interested in the 2013 Fall Season. Registration will be held at the Jerry Blackwell (Gahagan Park) Athletic Complex office from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. July 27. The Fall Season is an instructional season for players age 7-25. Age divisions will be established based on the number of registrants and their ages. The registration fee is $60 and a birth certificate will be required for those who have never played for Summerville Girls Softball. For more information, call Barbara Koester (871-8043) or Amy Perry (323-6300).
Cathedral Camps
Cathedral Sports is offering a variety of summer camps where kids can learn about and participate in numerous activities. Cathedral of Praise will host basketball, soccer, karate and dance camps in July. Cost for each camp is $65 per camper and includes a camp T-shirt. For full details on camps, visit CathedralCamps.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 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.
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.

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