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  • Thursday, September 26, 2013

Lowcountry CIA (Conservations in Action)
Tax counselor Laura Sterling of Mt. Pleasant will give a presentation on income tax problems connected to the "Affordable Care Act" at the next meeting of the Lowcountry CIA (Conservations in Action) on Tuesday, October 1.  The meetings are held at the Country Inn & Suites on Holiday Road in Summerville and start at 7 p.m.
Ms. Sterling has been preparing taxes for 15 years and is well-versed on the ramifications of the ACA, which is due to go into full effect October first.
The group, which has been meeting for two years, educates citizens on many issues, including school choice and common core standards, Agenda 21, SNAP, voter ID, and illegal immigration.  Some members recently went to Washington D.C. for the "Defund Obamacare" Rally and will share what they observed.
The public is invited; a $3 fee helps defray the costs.  Finger foods are don
Legend Oaks Seeks Crafters
The Legend Oaks Community seeks crafters and gift sales reps for a Sale on Saturday, November 23, 10 – 3. Contact  mocksusan@gmail.com or 843-871-6591 for info.
St. Theresa Oktoberfest
Saturday, Oct. 19 • 9-4 p.m.
St. Theresa, The Little Flower, Catholic Church Annual Oktoberfest features games for all ages, food, entertainment, arts and crafts, vendors, health fair, pet fair, book sale, baked goods, silent auction, white elephant/yard sale, and Gameplayexpress – video game party truck. (No food or animal sales and no pets.) Vendor setup begins at 8 a.m.
Last year’s event drew visitors who came in more than 1500 cars. Parking is free.
Information: www.sttheresachruch.com (see Oktoberfest page)
Location: 11001 Dorchester Rd., Summerville
“Secret Series” Author
The Woman’s Club of Summerville will present as its Featured Speaker Debbie G. Brownfield, Author of the popular “Secret Series.”  Her latest book Best Seller “Secrets of Two Sisters” will be available . Light Refreshments will be served. The public is invited  to attend: October 8th at 6:00pm, Cuthbert  Community Center, Azalea Park, W. 5th Street, Summerville. For information  871-7093
 Yard Sale
The Women’s Missionary Society of the First Southern Methodist Church of Summerville at 9715 Miles Jamison Rd will hold their annual yard sale Saturday October 5th from 8am-1pm.  We will also be selling homemade baked goods, hot dogs, and boiled peanuts.  If you would like to rent a craft table for $10 please contact Frances at 871-6966.  So please come and rummage through the yard sale and grab a bite to eat!
Bless those pets at St. George's
St. George's Episcopal Church, 9110 Dorchester Rd., will hold the St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.
There will be activities for youngsters and lunch will be provided.  All animals are invited and prizes will be awarded.  There will be water and treats for the pets.  All dogs must be leashed, and all cats and smaller critters must be crated.
Adoption animals will be on site from the Summerville SPCA, the Charleston Greyhound Society (rescue) dogs and owners will be present, and there will be a police dog demonstration.
St. George's is located on Dorchester Road across from Kings Grant and between Coosaw Creek and Wescott Plantation.  For further information call the church at (843) 873-0772 or visit online at stgeorge-sc.org.
Faith Sellers Senior Center calendar
Monday, September 30, 1 p.m. – Mexican Dominoes, also known as Trains. Barbara
Fitzgerald teaches this version of dominoes on Mondays 1 to 3 p.m. If you have a set a Mexican Dominoes set, please bring them. New members welcome.
Tuesday, October 1, 10 a.m. –  Speaker: “Nutrition and Physical Activity/Cancer Prevention” – Kerry Boykins of Lutheran Hospice will return this month with ”Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention." Because people are interested in the relationship that specific foods, nutrients, or lifestyle factors have to specific cancers, research on health behaviors and cancer risk is often reported on the news.  No
one study, however, provides the last word on any subject.  
Wednesday, October 2, 1 p.m. – Clogging: Put on your dancing shoes and join us as
Instructor Julia Tourtellotte teaches beginner and intermediate level clogging.
Thursday, October  3, 9:45 a.m. – Walking Club: New, beginning in October, we will
be adding a “Miles Walked” incentive.  If you walk at least 10 miles per quarter (three months) you will qualify for a special healthy luncheon held exclusively for members who complete this task. *Note: All miles must be verified by group leader, volunteer John Herlihy in order to count toward incentives.   We will also have additional ongoing
incentives for members who reach 25 miles and 50 miles.  Prizes will be awarded to all members who meet required number of verified miles for each level. (10, 25 and 50 miles)  Group meets in the lobby and walks at Doty Park. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Friday, October  4, 1 p.m. – Creative Crafters: The Creative Crafters are busy getting ready for the Gift Show!  They will be making items from donated supplies to sell in the Gift Shop.  All supplies will be provided.  Please join us on Friday, October 4th and Friday, October 11th, 1 to 3 p.m.  All proceeds are used to support the services and programs at Dorchester Seniors.

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