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Spring 2015 classes include:
To register for courses, call 843.574.6152 or visit www.tridenttech.edu/ce. For more information,
contact Daphne Holland, youth and personal enrichment program manager for the Trident
Technical College Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development at 843.574.6909 or
KHB’s first major undertaking since becoming Affiliates of the Keep America Beautiful Program a few months ago. Along with Community leaders, KHB will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by breaking ground when volunteers from all over will unite to start the first phase of the new Butterfly Garden, which will be located on the grounds of the recently erected Hanahan Public Library.
KHB was initiated by members of the Berkeley Hills Garden Club a few months ago, and has quickly grown to include several hundred members. The group has received the support of the Hanahan City Council and Berkeley County and has been the recipient of several Grant Awards. KHB has completed many small projects including a Partnership with the Fishburne Head Start Program to build a sensory garden for their school in addition to implementing a recycling program. The City’s Butterfly garden will be their largest project to date, requiring the development of several hundred square feet immediately adjacent to the Hanahan Public Library will house a Butterfly/Pollinator Garden as well as a Rain Garden with a state of the art Rainwater Harvesting System. In addition to the City of Hanahan and Berkeley County, the City’s new Butterfly Garden has received support from Cypress Gardens, Clemson Extension Service Master Gardeners, Bee’s Ferry Landfill, Natural Directions Tree Service, and Lowe’s.
Volunteers are still needed for the January 31st work-day and everyone is welcome. For more information on the Keep Hanahan Beautiful Program, or how to volunteer for the butterfly garden or any other programs, contact us at the City of Hanahan or like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/hanahanbeautificationfriends.
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Hanahan, SC 29410
“We believe Berkeley County is at an important crossroads,” said Elaine Morgan, CEO of the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce. “We have vibrant neighborhoods, a strong business community, wonderful recreational attractions, and a great quality of life. We know our region also has challenges, and we believe the time is right to address those challenges through a clear vision and plan for Berkeley County, SC.” read more »
If the lure of authors and Cypress Gardens were not invitation enough, storytellers will be on hand to share their tales and puppeteers will ensure a fun experience for children of all ages. Lowcountry culinary specialties such as Lowcountry Boil and Chicken Bog will also be available for purchase.
The month’s long Berkeley Reads program will culminate in a Writers’ Workshop finale held at Hanahan High School on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Berkeley County Schools will participate in Berkeley Writes! (a writers contest) to be judged by Lowcountry authors; finalists will have a writing session with either Bret Lott, Nicole Seitz, or Christi Sanford that Saturday from 9 – 11 am. Adults from the community will be treated to a FREE Writers’ Workshop with Bret Lott and Nicole Seitz from 12 pm – 2 pm on the same day in the auditorium at Cane Bay High.
These events are sponsored by a host of community partners, including the Berkeley County Library System, the Berkeley County School District, the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce, Cypress Gardens, the Friends of the Berkeley County Library, and the Friends of Cypress Gardens.
For more information, please contact:
Donna Worden, BCLS Director
North Charleston, SC – Palmetto Goodwill has been selected by The Pantry to conduct hiring
events for management and staff positions at their Church’s Chicken, Subway, Aunt M’s
Chicken Deli and Arby’s restaurants throughout the Lowcountry. All hiring events will start at 10:00 a.m. and be held as follows:
Prior to the event, Palmetto Goodwill employment specialists will host a FREE pre-employment
training seminar with coaching and interview preparation for interested candidates.
Interested applicants must register for the event by emailing email@example.com.
Each event is limited to 75 applicants.
Applicants should dress professionally.
Goodwill Industries of Lower South Carolina is a not-for-profit social service organization whose mission
is to help people achieve their full potential through the dignity and power of work. Over 90 percent of
Goodwill’s revenue goes to fund mission related services. Goodwill serves their mission by providing
career counseling, job training, and other employment related programs to people with barriers to
employment. Last year, Goodwill placed over 1,301 people into new jobs and provided services for over
53,084. For more information about Goodwill’s programs and services, please visit palmettogoodwill.org.
The second reading, during the town’s regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, also includes projects such as continued work on the new regional recreation complex, debt repayment and additional paved parking lots around the downtown area.
Funds are expected to be available on Dec. 16.
On Saturday, Dec. 6, “Santa in the Swamp” will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
At 11:15 a.m., Santa Claus will arrive by boat on the blackwater swamp – an experience that only happens here in the Lowcountry. Santa will visit and take photos with both children and pets.
Each year the monks at the Trappist Abbey near Moncks Corner display dozens of crèches from the abbey’s collection of more than 700 nativity sets.
This is the 12th year of the event, which includes a special exhibit of wise men from the Mepkin collection as well as additional nativity sets from local collectors.
(Moncks Corner, SC) — Cypress Gardens invites guests to take a break from the holiday rush to enjoy their unique seasonal events, which are quickly becoming a tradition for many across the Lowcountry.
On Saturday, December 6th, bring the entire family to “Santa in the Swamp” from 10:00am – 2:00pm. At 11:15 a.m., Santa Claus will arrive by boat on the blackwater swamp – an experience that only happens here in the Lowcountry! Santa will visit and take photos with both children and pets. Enjoy live holiday music, vendors with handcrafted gifts, crafts and activities for the kids, and all of the attractions Cypress Gardens has to offer. Children 12 and under are admitted free. read more »
For the week of November 24th-November 29th, the Chamber will promote discounts of our members on a daily basis. We will also be promoting additional specific deals for each day of the week in honor of the campaign. We are seeking local businesses to participate in this initiative to make it fun and profitable for Berkeley County.
The Berkeley County Election Commission reported a 27,797 to 13,543 vote in favor of extending the tax, which took effect in 2008. The decision, which must be certified later this week, will extend the tax through April, 2023 or until $230 million is collected, whichever comes first.
To that end, be sure that costumes and goody bags have reflective strips that improve visibility to drivers, said Dr. Sampson Davis, an emergency medicine doctor at Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus, N.J.
Trick-or-treaters should also carry a flashlight, and costumes should be flame-resistant, Davis said.
The public is invited to attend. There is no admission charge for the exhibit, but reservations are required and can be made at http://mepkinabbey.org/wordpress/2014-mepkin-abbey-creche-festival/#more-7059.
“Keep the Penny – Fix our Roads,” a campaign by the Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce to encourage residents to vote “yes” on local questions 1 and 2 on the Nov. 4 ballot, kicked off Tuesday.