Clarendon Briefs: April 12, 2019


Blessing of animals planned for April 13

SUMMERTON - The Town of Summerton 4 MAIN and A Second Chance Animal Shelter will host Blessing of Animals from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13 at 4 MAIN, 4 Main St.

All animals are welcome to this free event that will include music, light refreshments, pet supplies, food truck, professional photography and more.

The Very Rev. John Burwell, rector of The Church of the Redeemer in Orangeburg, will preside over the ceremony.

Women's health dinner, discussion is April 25

MANNING - McLeod Health is hosting a dinner and discussion about women's health from 5 to 8 p.m. April 25 at Central Carolina Technical College F.E. DuBose Campus, 3351 Sumter Highway.

Free physical breast exams will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. The dinner and discussion will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.

Registration is required because of limited space. RSVP to McLeod Reservations and Scheduling at (843) 777-2005.

Lions Club Annual Fish Fry is on April 25

MANNING - The Manning Lions Club Annual Fish Fry will help kick off the 2019 Striped Bass Festival from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 25 at Manning Restaurant, 476 N. Brooks St.

Tickets are $8 per person with children 12 and under eating free. Tickets are available from any Lions member or at the door.

Free Housing Seminar set for May 11

Persons interested in home ownership are encouraged to attend the free Housing Seminar from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11, at The Council on Aging, 206 S. Church St.

The workshop is sponsored by the Clarendon County CDC Housing packager, Pamela Clavon-Brunson, who will share valuable information concerning ownership even if you have credit challenges or other issues.

Community Health Fair scheduled for May 3-5

MANNING - A Community Health Fair will be held May 3-5 at the Maranatha SDA Church, 314 W. Huggins St. On May 3, a seminar will be held from 7 to 8:15 p.m. On May 4, seminars will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Screenings and activities will be held from 12:45 to 5 p.m. A panel and question and answer session will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The closing seminar will be held from 6:40 to 8 p.m. On May 5, a healthy cooking demonstration will be held from 10 a.m. until noon. The fair will feature prizes, food and fun for all ages.

For more information, contact Phyllis Lawson at (706) 405-9204.

Cancer OverComers Walk is May 4 at park

MANNING - The 1st Clarendon County Cancer OverComers Walk will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at J.C. Britton Park, 3057 Raccoon Road, on May 4.

The event is being presented by the Clarendon County Cancer OverComers and the Clarendon County Sheriff's Office.

The event will feature an OverComers' Walk, a luminary celebration and lots of free food, fun, games and music.

Let's Walk Together T-shirts will be on sale beginning in March featuring sizes youth through XXXXL. Youth sizes through adult size XL will cost $15 with larger sizes costing slightly more.

Sponsorship signs for placement around the track are available for $100 each, and luminaries are available for $10. Corporate sponsorships for the back of the walk and OverComers' T-shirts are available.

For more information on sponsorships or how you can volunteer to help, call CCSO Deputy First Class Annett Smith at (803) 460-3976.

In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to Clarendon County Community Complex, 10 Maple St., behind Weldon Auditorium.