Community Tidbits

  • Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Timrod final games tonight
The public is encouraged to gather friends and join the Timrod group for games, wine and light hors d’oeuvres.
Bring cards or board games and there will be a table set up for each on Wednesday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m., at the Timrod Library.
Space is limited so make reservations early by calling the Timrod, 871-4600. Cost is $25 per person. All proceeds benefit Timrod’s special projects.

Timrod plans BBQ
The Timrod Library is planning a fall BBQ fundraiser. The public is invited to come and enjoy BBQ, rice and hash, beans, dessert, wine and beer – and help the Timrod.
There will be 100 plates available at only $25 a plate. The event is Saturday, September 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a rain date on Sunday, September 22.
All proceeds benefit Timrod’s special projects.
Vacation Bible School
July 22-26 • 6-8:30 p.m.
North Trident Baptist Church invites all kids, ages three years through 12th grade, to Vacation Bible School. This year’s theme is Kingdom Chronicles…Standing Strong in the Battle for Truth! All activities are free of charge, including a child-friendly meal served nightly.
Signup is encouraged at the pre-registration event on Saturday July 220, featuring games and activities on the church grounds from 10 a.m. until noon. Registration also will be available nightly at the door.
Information: 873-3273
Location: 9939 Jamison Road in Summerville, next door to the Costal Center.
Caregivers Support Group
Tuesday, July 16 • 7 p.m.
St. Paul's Caregivers Support Group led by Carolina Hospice Care will help caregivers recognize when to request hospice care for loved ones and will outline the process and the services hospice care provides to patients and families. The program will allow discussions with fellow caregivers, define reasonable expectations, tips, barriers, resources, strategies and offer advice and comfort.
Information: 871-0956
Location: Skardon Hall, 110 Waring Street, Summerville
Class of 1973
The Summerville High School Class of 1973 will be having a Forty Year Reunion on August 10th at the Summerville / Miler Country Club. $40 per person. Open bar, food and dessert buffet , and DJ. Please contact Steve Murray at (843) 345-3970 with any questions. 
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 13, 20 and 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).
Soccer registration
The Summerville Soccer Club will host walk-up registration from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. July 13 at Dick’s Sporting Goods, located at 355 Azalea Square Blvd. in Summerville. The first 30 registrants will receive a $10 gift certificate.
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.
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.
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 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.
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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