Chocolate & Champagne for the Creatures

SC CARES is a no-breed/no-kill animal rescue and sanctuary near Georgetown, SC.  We concentrate on the animals that other rescuers can’t handle or ignore.  At SC CARES, we also rescue, rehabilitate and release indigenous wildlife.

This is a special event designed for lovers of chocolate and of animals just in time for Valentine’s Day. Bring your sweetie and enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres (including vegan dishes), chocolate candies by Sweeties in Georgetown and other chocolate culinary treats by volunteers and the business community. There will be champagne, live music, and a silent auction. Guaranteed to be a fun night out for a great cause! Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.

 

Event Location: The Cooper House, 6011 Dick Pond Rd. Myrtle Beach

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Beginner Beekeeper Short Course

Organization Name: Blackwater Beekeepers Association

 

Please provide 2-3 sentences explaining your mission: To support local beekeepers in the lower Pee Dee region and to improve awareness among the general public about the importance of protecting pollinators.

If you are interested in learning how to become a beekeeper, this 6 class course will be the best way to learn everything you need to know to get started.  Taught by local beekeepers, this short course covers topics such as honey bee biology, beekeeping equipment, controlling pests and diseases in bee colonies, and hot to process and sell honey and other bee products.  Participants will receive a beekeeping text book and other supporting literature and will be prepared to take the certification exam to become a South Carolina certified beekeeper.  The registration fee for the entire course is $60 and can be taken or sent to the Clemson Extension office.

mission: To support local beekeepers in the lower Pee Dee region and to improve awareness among the general public about the importance of protecting pollinators.

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N2N Fundraising Raffle

All proceeds go towards reducing senior isolation and to the improvement of quality of life for the disabled and homebound. You support the mission of Neighbor to Neighbor with each raffle ticket you purchase!

Since 2008, the Neighbor to Neighbor program along with hundreds of selfless volunteers have been combating senior isolation by providing much needed transportation to homebound and disabled individuals throughout Horry and Georgetown county.

As of last year, Neighbor to Neighbor has completed 30,000 rides since inception!

Now it is time for you to join in the campaign against senior isolation! Do your part by emailing, calling, or going online to purchase your raffle ticket today.

 

1st Prize

2010 Reconditioned Club Car “Precedent” Golf Cart by Ocean Lakes. Free local delivery. 6 month full warranty.

 

2nd Prize

Full family, one hour photo session with digital images by

Middle Child Photography. $450.00 Value.

 

3rd Prize

Foursome (4 Players) to the N2N 10 Anniversary Golf Tournament at the Founders Club on May 7th, 2016.

 

 

Drawing will be held March 8, 2016 at the GRACE Ministries Neighbor to Neighbor office at 921 N. Kings Hwy. Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. Winner will be drawn during our Volunteer Hour at 10:00 am. WINNER NEED NOT BE PRESENT!

Neighbor to Neighbor is a program of GRACE Ministries and is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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The 9th Annual Earth Day Music Fest & 5K & Run

The 9th Annual Earth Day Music Fest is going to be a bit different this year. We are working in partnership with The House of Blues this year for the weekend. We have also added a 5K event to the lineup on the morning of Saturday, April 23rd.

 

On Friday, April 22nd, there will be a runner’s expo along with the packet and number pick up for all registered participants. There will be live music during the pick up event.

We will also have live music on the deck all night.

On Saturday, April 23rd, race check in and registration will begin at 6:30am in Barefoot Resort and Marina. The race begins at 8am. The race is open to all ages and all abilities. There will be an award ceremony and all runners will receive a finisher medal. There will also be a health and wellness expo and music.

 

The Wellness Council will also be working in conjunction with Risen Christ Lutheran Church for their Taste of the Coast event at The House of Blues from 11am – 4pm. Runners will have the opportunity to sample different foods from the restaurants from Barefoot Landing. There is no entrance fee. This is also a family friendly event.

 

On Saturday night, we will again be on the back deck with live music until 11pm, raffle items, silent auction items and event t-shirts for sale, all to raise money for our programs.

 

On both Friday and Saturday night, The House of Blues Restaurant – Crossroads Dining will be featuring a Farm-to-Table menu specifically for Earth Day, and the entire property will have recycling bins to support the environmental cause as well.

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