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Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club to meet  

The July meeting for the BSFDC will be held Thursday, July 9th at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing club located on Lady’s Island off of Meridian Road. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. Mr. Daniel Nussbaum of the well-known lure maker Z-Man will present a seminar on his companies well known baits. Everyone is encouraged to bring their note pad. The seminar will be based on year round fishing – winter, spring, summer, and fall with preferred baits based on water temperature and the water clarity and sunlight. Guests are always invited and you do not need a reservation. For additional information, contact Captain Frank Gibson 843-522-2122 or fgibson@islc.net.

Solid Waste Manager to be LIBPA speaker  

Mr. Jim Minor, Beaufort County Solid Waste Manager will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday, July 14th meeting of the Lady’s Island Business and Professional Association which will be held at 8 a.m. in the Beaufort Realtor’s Association headquarters located in the Palmetto Business Park (behind BB&T Bank on Lady’s Island Drive). The meeting is open to the public. Mr. Minor has served as the Beaufort County Solid Waste Manager since 2002. In the event of a hurricane or other disaster, he is the County’s manager responsible for clearing and disposal of debris. His present duties include the operation of 12 collection facilities in Beaufort County and planning for handling the future waste stream of Beaufort County. Prior to assuming his present position he was appointed by the Governor to serve as the Berkeley County representative on the Charleston Naval Complex Redevelopment Authority which was instrumental in the planning and directing of the reuse of the former Naval Base/Shipyard. Following a 25 year career as a General Foreman and Nuclear Director of the Marine Machine Shop at the Charleston Naval Shipyard he served as the Director of Planning for Charleston Southern University. He has a Master of Business Administration degree from Charleston Southern University.

100 Women Who Care to hold meeting   

The Beaufort Chapter of 100 Women Who Care will hold its quarterly meeting on Tuesday evening, July 14 at 5:30 p.m. The one hour meeting will be held at the First Presbyterian Church Education Building in the basement level of the Fellowship Hall which is located at the corner of North and Church Streets in Beaufort. Currently there are over 140 members, but new members are always welcome. The organization meets four times a year and votes on a charity from three nominations from members. The winning charity receives a check for $100 from each member. So far this year, 100WWC has donated over $26,000 to two local charities. For more information, please visit the Facebook page of 100 Women Who Care Beaufort.

Youth shooting clinic on July 16th   

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Rocky Creek Sporting Clays is offering a great opportunity for aspiring young hunters of South Carolina to attend a Wing Shooting Clinic July 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in York County. Participants with wing shooting skill levels from beginners to advanced learn how to safely handle and shoot a shotgun. The clinic will introduce all the basic wing shooting skills needed for a successful bird hunt. Target presentations resemble actual field hunting situations. Youth in attendance will have the opportunity to clean, cook, and most importantly sample quail they have prepared. The local game warden will go over basic laws of bird hunting and safety while in the field. We will also have on hand some of the latest gear for bird hunting. There is no charge for the clinic and lunch will be provided. DNR welcomes parents and guardians to stay while their students participate. To register for the clinic, children must be at least 10 years of age and complete a shooting clinic application. If you would like more information or an application to attend, please contact Lt Kim Leverich at Leverichk@dnr.sc.gov or (843) 870-5574.

Democratic Club to hold July meeting 

Northern Beaufort County Democratic Club will be holding its monthly meeting on Thursday July 16th at the Grand Army Hall, 706 Newcastle Street, at 6:30 p.m. Our Guest Speaker will be Margaret Hammer from Moms Demand Action. The topic is month is “Gun sense for America, and how we can have sensible gun laws and safety in our community and nation.” Please come join us, all are welcome.

St. Peter’s Church to have clothing sale  

St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 70 Lady’s Island Drive, will be holding its 5th annual clothing sale July 16-18. Hours will be Thursday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, July 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call (843) 592-0708 for more information.

Annual Turtle Crawl 5K at Fripp Island  

It’s time for the 8th Annual Turtle Crawl at Fripp Island on July 17th at 8:30 a.m. at the Fripp Island Beach Club. A family FUN event, the morning features both a 5K Race as well as a 1 Mile Fun Walk/ Run both starting at 8:30 a.m. Help raise funds and awareness for the Fripp Island Loggerhead Patrol and make the 8th Annual Turtle Crawl the most successful year yet. As always, there will be t-shirts, prizes, food, and fun! $25 entrance fee for both races. Proceeds benefit the Fripp Island Turtle Program, a 501(c) 3 non-profit volunteer nest protection program permitted by the SC DNR and dedicated to the conservation of sea turtles and educating the public about this amazing species. Sign-up today to join the FUN.

Integrative Healing Arts Sampler on July 25    

Clinical style delivery of counseling, massage, chiropractic, neuro-emotional, Healing Touch, nutritional, reflexology, and more by licensed volunteer practitioners and team. Event is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is located at 705 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC. $10 donation for each 20 minute session. Christian healing prayer and scholarships for services also on-site. Registration starts at 9 and spots are limited but free entry to public to visit. Samplers occur on last Saturday of each month. Sponsored by MinistriesforSynergeticWellness.org to raise funds for those who cannot afford holistic mental health and healing arts services. For questions email reneesutton@healthierhealing.com.

Upcoming library events    

To be held at the Beaufort Branch Library at 311 Scott Street, Beaufort.

Event: Poison Pen Mystery Book Club
Date: Monday, August 10 at 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Description: Enjoy a discussion of mysteries over refreshments. For July, we’re reading The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer.

Milo Weaver has tried to leave his old life of secrets and lies behind by giving up his job as a “tourist” for the CIA—an undercover agent with no home, no identity. Now he’s working a desk at the agency’s New York headquarters. But when the arrest of a long-sought-after assassin sets off an investigation into a colleague, exposing new layers of intrigue in his old cases, he has no choice but to go back undercover and find out who’s been behind it all from the very beginning.

For more information, contact Ann Cox at (843) 255-6458 or acox@bcgov.net.

Event: Go Green, Save Green
Date: Saturday, August 22 at 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Description: Discover how ecological choices can be economical ones, too, from energy to household products.  Learn what you can do as an individual to help the planet and your wallet at the same time. For more information, contact Ann Cox at (843) 255-6458 or acox@bcgov.net.

Event: One on One Computer Help  
Date: Mondays from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Please call to confirm availability.
Description: Need help with computers? Stop by the Beaufort Branch Library on Monday or Thursday evenings; a tech expert will be standing by to assist you with all your technology needs! For more information, contact Stacey Inman at (843)255-6458 or sinman@bcgov.net.

Event: Technology/Resume Open Lab    
Date: Tuesdays in August from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Description: Bring your iPad, tablet, Smartphone, or laptop in for assistance. Need help tweaking your resume? Drop in for one-on-one assistance. A librarian will be standing by to assist you.

For information on any of the programs, visit beaufortcountylibrary.org or call (843) 255-6456.