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Sea Island Fly Fishers to meet at Bay St Outfitter
The Sea Island Fly Fishers will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at Bay Street Outfitters in Beaufort. A two part program will be presented. John Gribb, an experienced outdoor writer and photographer, will share his expertise and help us take better fishing photos. Alan Dechovitz, an avid fisherman and boater, will help us get the most out of our tide logs. The public is invited to join for a social hour and the program. Persons interested in fly fishing, especially salt water, are encouraged to join us. Call Jack Baggette with any questions at 522-8911 or visit www.flyfishingbeaufort.com.

Sportfishing and diving club holds meeting
The Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club’s next meeting will be held Thursday, October 11 at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Lady’s Island, off Meridian Road. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Local, well-known Captain Brian McCaffree of Holden On Charters will give a presentation titled, “The Fall Bite.” Captain Brian will discuss where and how to catch various types of fish during this time of year. You do not need a reservation and guests are welcome. For more information, contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2020.

Baseball team hosts golf tournament fundraiser
The Beaufort Riptide Baseball Team will host a golf tournament fundraiser on Saturday, October 13, at Lady’s Island Country Club. The tournament will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m.  Along with the golf tournament, there will be a silent auction. Anyone interested in more information should  contact Brett Westerfield at 843-812-1245. The Riptide is hosting the tournament to help defray costs for uniforms for the players as well as tournament fees.   The team is a 10-under travel baseball team made up of players from northern Beaufort County.

Flapjack fundraiser fights human trafficking
The Lowcountry Coalition Against Human Trafficking is hosting a flapjack fundraiser at the Applebee’s on the north-end of Hilton Head Island on Saturday, October 13. From 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., volunteers will be serving up short stacks for a tall cause. All proceeds will be used to raise awareness of human trafficking and to provide community training sessions for first-responders, medical professionals and other interested parties. Tickets cost $6 and are available by calling Daniel Brownstein at 843-255-5911.

Carteret Street United Methodist holds bazaar
The Carteret Street United Methodist’s Church’s annual Fall Bazaar will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 408 Carteret Street in Beaufort. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees will be able to purchase baked goods, frozen foods and other edible delicacies; participate in the silent auction; prepare for fall planting with sod and bedding plants from the Garden Shop; or find treasure in the good “junque,” tools, crafts, toys and game booths. Concessions will be sold throughout the day. The Pumpkin Patch will be open, and there will be kids games. This event is fun for the entire family. All proceeds benefit church missions and programs. For more information, call 524-3841.

Military officers invited to leadership dinner
The national nonprofit Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and the local MOAA Low Country Chapter need your help. Active, retired, National Guard, Reserve and former officers of any U.S. uniformed service — you’re all invited! Details, call 843-524-5577. Join us at Beaufort’s Holiday Inn, 2225 Boundary St., on Monday, Oct. 15. Social hour from 6-7 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. The cost is $25.50 per person. Contact Rich Baker at tl9198@embarqmail.com or call 843-525-0795 or visit www.lcmoaa.pcriot.com.

Church has open house for child care program
The Parish Church of St. Helena is hosting an open house for its Mom’s Morning Out program. The program is a 3-hour per day weekday program for children 6 months to 3 years old. We provide flexible schedules along with Christian and early childhood curriculums weekday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon in a loving and supportive environment that builds social and independence skills. The Open House will be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 507 Newcastle Street, Beaufort. For more information, contact Rosalind Dixon, Director of Nursery Ministry, at 522-1712, ext. 220, or email nursery@islc.net.

Christian Women’s Connection to meet
Beaufort Christian Women’s Connection will hold their October Meeting on Thursday, October 18 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 205 Boundary Street. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. The cost of the luncheon and program is $13. The feature presentation and music is Peggy Beck who will demonstrate how to make a cornucopia. The speaker is Pam Morin and the title of her talk is “A Diamond in  the Rough.” Call or email Karen Whitehead at 838-7627 or mommakaren@islc.net.

Wesley United Methodist has bazaar
The Wesley United Methodist Church Bazaar will be held on Saturday, October 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wesley Education Building located at 810 Duke Street. On sale will be baked goods, plants, canned goods, farmers’ market, books, clothes, art works and frames. Lowcountry fish or rib dinners go on sale at 10:30 a.m., live entertainment begins at 11 a.m. Contact number on the day of the bazaar is 843-524-9487.

Bark for Life fundraiser will be at Habersham
A Bark for Life fundraiser will be held Saturday, October 20, at Habersham Marketplace. Registration starts at 9 a.m., and the event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join The American Cancer Society as we honor our canine caregivers and friends! The event will feature Agility Exhibition; Dog Adoptions; Microchipping, on-site vet; Obedience Demonstration; Music/DJ; Face Painting, Bouncy House; Doggie Halloween costume contest; Fun, prizes and more. The cost is $10 per dog to register, go online at www.relayforlife.org/barkbeaufortsc, including a free BARK FOR LIFE bandana. Day of registration also available. All dogs must be on a leash, licensed and shots current. For more information, email beaufortrelayfundraisers@gmail.com or call 843-757-7450.

Spring Island Trust holds native plant sale
Spring Island Trust Fall Native Plant Sale will be Saturday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mobley Oaks Baseball Field, Spring Island (across from the Nature Center). For more information, log on to www.springislandtrust.org and click on the Native Plant Project tab. For directions: Enter on Callawassie Drive (off S.C. 170). Detailed directions will be given at security gate. Please note payment by cash or check only. Proceeds benefit the Spring Island Trust.

Morning of Reflection to be offered at St. Peter
“Morning of Reflection”  to be offered at St. Peter Parish in Beaufort on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Adult Ed Room, Parish Hall of St. Peter’s Church, 70 Lady’s Island Drive. Please come, bring a friend, bring your spouse. The Year of Faith is an opportunity to experience a conversion — to turn back to Jesus and enter into a deeper relationship with Him. The “door of faith” is opened at one’s baptism, but during this year Catholics are called to open it again, walk through it and rediscover and renew their relationship with Christ. If childcare is needed, please contact Deborah at deborahm@catholic.org  or call 575-3742.

Studio features Pedal in Pink fitness fundraiser
The Studio Fitness and Nutrition features Pedal in Pink. Spin-It Indoor Cycle classes will be going on from 4 to 7 p.m., on Thursday October, 25. Please reserve a bike: 4, 5 or 6 p.m. times are available. Minimum $10 donations, cash or check only; 100% of proceeds go to Susan G. Komen. The Studio is located at 1304 Boundary Street. Call 843-379-FITT(3488) or visit www.thestudiofitnessandnutrition.com. The After Party will be held just a few doors up at Bricks on Boundary at 7 p.m. with trivia games and specials all night.

Ameris Bank announces third annual food drive
Ameris Bank announces its 3rd Annual Helping Fight Hunger food drive initiative. During the month of October, members of the community are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food items between now and October 31 at local Ameris Bank locations and supporting businesses. At the end of October, a food bank in every town with an Ameris Bank location will receive the donation of goods collected at the local Ameris Bank branch, plus a monetary donation from Ameris Bancorp. Donated items will be delivered to Our Lady Food Pantry in Beaufort.
For more about the Ameris Bank Helping Fight Hunger food drive initiative, visit http://www.amerisbank.com/helpingfighthunger.html.

Belk Charity Days support local nonprofits
Belk Charity Sale is a private, four-hour sale dedicated to supporting local non-profit organizations. Participating charities will have the opportunity to raise money for their organization while private sale customers receive 20% – 70% off Belk purchases storewide, including special savings on rarely discounted brands. Charity Sale will be held on Saturday, November 3, from 6 to 10 a.m. in every Belk store. Organizations raise funds when participating charities sell $5 tickets to this event. Organizations keep 100% of the proceeds from every ticket sold. By purchasing a ticket, customers can support a worthy cause and enjoy storewide discounts during the private sale.