Greenville – Spartanburg (GSP) Sister Veterans invites all women in the area who served in the military to a luncheon Thursday, March 19. GSP Sister Veterans will hold monthly meetings where members can share stories and learn about veterans’ benefits. The goal of these monthly meetings is not only to develop friendships, but celebrate and honor the past and future of these service women.
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Carolina African American Heritage Foundation’s annual three-day Freedom Rally in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, beginning Saturday, Jan. 17 through Sunday, Jan. 19. We have helped you prepare for the Freedom Rally with a schedule of events and resources to help you navigate through the activities planned.
Today is a special day for Doris Owens of Seneca. Through a collaborative effort, Ms. Owens received a new heating and air conditioning unit installed in her home courtesy of the South Carolina Association of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors’ Cool Aid Warms Hearts program.
The Office for the Study of Aging is looking for volunteers to join the South Carolina Vulnerable Adult Guardian ad Litem Program (SCVAGAL). Volunteers act as advocates on behalf of abused, neglected or exploited adults under protective service custody in the South Carolina Family Court System.
October is finally here and that means it’s time for the South Carolina State Fair. Make plans to join us for Senior Day at the fair on Oct. 15 in Rosewood’s next to the Moore building from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
“Stand Down at the Beach” is this Friday, September 19 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Myrtle Beach at the U.S. Army Reserve. The event aims to help homeless Veterans and Veterans receive services and resources such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling and referrals for other services, such as housing, employment and substance abuse treatment.
In just one week, more than 40 federal, state, and local resource organizations and service providers will come together for "Stand Down at the Beach." AARP South Carolina, Veteran’s Welcome Home Center, Palmetto Goodwill and Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson are the primary sponsors of the event. Stand Down at the Beach will be held on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the U.S. Army Reserve, 3392 Phillis Boulevard.
Ovarian Cancer Coalition of Central South Carolina invites you to its annual Whispers Butterfly Release set for September 9, 2014 at the South Carolina State House grounds (Gervais St. side) beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event promotes awareness of the whispering symptoms of ovarian cancer through the release of hundreds of butterflies in recognition of September’s National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.The evening will also include inspirational speakers and live music.
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