Beaufort needs you to volunteer

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USCB seeks volunteers to assist with game day management for the upcoming baseball and softball seasons. Familiarity with baseball and/or softball is required, and experience with keeping statistics, operating an electronic scoreboard or audio and video production is preferred. If interested, please contact Kelley Alcorn at 208-8067 or alcorn@uscb.edu. The Sand Sharks’ first home baseball game is Jan. 28, and the inaugural softball season begins Feb. 11.

The 5th Annual Beaufort Irish Festival is coming and the drums are sounding. Community minded volunteers and vendors are needed on February 26, to help make this annual event a continued success.

Interested? Contact: Noel Tillman at (843) 379-7704 or e-mail: cntillman@embarqmail.com, or visit www.beaufortirishfestival.org.
The festival promotes Irish language, customs, traditions, history, music, food, drink, family fun and humor.

Last year the festival made a net profit of $1000, which was donated to Hope Haven of the Lowcountry. This year the festival is donating earnings to Habitat for Humanity.

The Irish Festival and heritage celebration dates:
Feb. 25     Gala—An evening of Irish dinner and drinks at Best Western on Bay St., 6-9 p.m., catered by Paninis;
Feb. 26—An Irish family fun day at the main festival, 12-4 PM at The Quality Inn Hotel on Boundary St.;
Feb.. 26—Pub Night at Luther’s on Bay St., 9 p.m.;
Feb.. 27—Irish jam session at Luther’s on Bay St., 1-4 p.m.

Lowcountry Habitat for Humanity will hold a volunteer orientation at the Habitat ReStore on Parris Island Gateway on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 5:30 p.m. For those interested in putting non-construction skills to work, information will be available on how to get plugged in to volunteering with Habitat on various oversight committees, with fund-raising and special events, with family selection and family support, and at the ReStore. For more information please call the Habitat office at 843-522-3500.