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NEWS BRIEFS

October LIBPA Meeting 

Lady’s Island Business & Professional Association will meet at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11. Beaufort County Council District 2 candidates Marilyn Harris (D) and David Bartholomew (R) will be the featured speakers. The public is invited to stop by for coffee and conversation concerning the community. The meeting will be held at the Beaufort Realtors Association Headquarters at 22 Kemmerlin Lane, Lady’s Island. 

HELP of Beaufort moves 

HELP of Beaufort is now located at 502 Charles Street in Beaufort at the old Grace Chapel AME Church, in the rear building. The church has allowed HELP to reside there temporarily until they are able to move into their permanent home. 

HELP was located at 1810 Ribaut Road in Port Royal but was forced to move due to circumstances beyond their control. 

HELP is the largest volunteer organization and food pantry in Beaufort County. Its goal is to provide food, clothing and short-term assistance neighbors in need. 

Indivisible Beaufort meeting 

Indivisible Beaufort’s monthly meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15 at the downtown Beaufort Library. 

The featured guest will be Melissa Moore, Lowcountry Manager for WREN, the Women’s Rights and 

Empowerment Network. 

WREN’s mission is to build a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of South Carolina women, girls, gender-expansive people, and their families. Melissa Moore will speak on the legislative issues and legal wrangling over women’s rights, the resources available to women, and what we can do. Melissa grew up in Mount Pleasant and earned a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the College of Charleston. 

St. Helena Library to celebrate 10th anniversary 

The St. Helena Branch Library will celebrate its 10th anniversary from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15. Families of all ages are welcome. Attendees will get to enjoy a sweet treat, fun activities and more. 

The library is located at 6355 Jonathan Francis Senior road, St. Helena Island, S.C., 29920. 

Nash seeking volunteers 

Barb Nash, the Democratic candidate for State House District 121, is asking for volunteers. 

Nash’s team has canvas training from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at a place to be determined. To volunteer for canvassing, call Catherine at 704-641-7357. 

Phone bank training is Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m., and Saturdays 11 a.m to 2:30 p.m. After training, calls can be made home. To volunteer for phone banking, call Charlie at 843-505-5378. 

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