What To Do the week of September 10th-16th

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Special Olympics Golf Tournament calling all volunteers Sept. 10-13

More than 220 golfers from the U.S. and Canadian Special Olympics Programs will compete in the 15th annual Special Olympics North America Golf Invitational Tournament at Port Royal Golf Club in Hilton Head, September 10-13, 2015. The tournament organizers are seeking volunteers to assist with a myriad of jobs. If interested, please call the Port Royal Golf Shop at (843) 681-1766 or apply online at www.bit.do/sonagolfvolunteer. Golf knowledge is not necessary for all volunteer roles; however, for volunteers with golf knowledge, specific volunteer roles are available. Volunteers will be provided with a meal during their shift and an event shirt. Volunteers under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult – no volunteers under 13 years of age allowed.

Register to vote in South Carolina

In six months, South Carolina will hold primary elections to choose candidates for the next President of the USA. Our country faces issues that will affect us all and your voice should be heard. You are encouraged to register, especially if you are new to the area or recently reached the age of 18. Volunteers will be holding a Voter Registration Event on Thursday, September 10, 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Broomfield Complex, corner of Brickyard Point Rd. and Pleasant Point Rd. on Lady’s Island. Please bring a copy of your Driver’s License, if possible or other forms of identification.

Upcoming series of events at Parris Island

This series of events, all free and open to the public, is a collaborative effort between the Parris Island Historical and Museum Society, Historic Port Royal Foundation, Beaufort County Historical Society, Beaufort District Collection-Beaufort County Library and the Town of Port Royal. Thursday, Sept. 10th, at 6 p.m. — Women Marines-panel discussion at Union Church, Port Royal. Thursday, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. — War of Terror Panel at Union Church, Port Royal. Thursday, Sept. 24th, at 11 a.m. — Court Martial at Parris Island-The Ribbon Creek Incident-Jay Stephens at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, Lady’s Island.

Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club to hold September meeting

Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club September meeting will be held at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club located off of Meridian Road on Thursday September 10th. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting at 7:00 p.m. Well known Captain Ja Malphrus of Bay Street Outfitters will be the guest speaker. He will discuss the waters being alive with shrimp, mud minnows, and menhaden. He will include the use of his special lures for trout and red fish. This presentation will also include rods, reels, lines, and corks of choice. He will follow up by suggested fishing spots around our inland coastal waters. No reservations are necessary and guests are welcomed. For additional information please contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122.

Meet Spanish Count Alvaro Armada

The Santa Elena Foundation is excited to announce the unique opportunity for the general public to meet Spanish Count Alvaro Armada, the current Adelantado of la Florida and direct descendent of 16th century founder of Santa Elena, Pedro Menendez de Aviles. Meet him on Friday, September 11th from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. for a Q&A at the Beaufort History Museum, Downtown Beaufort Arsenal.

Event to honor Dr. Willie Gadson

Join us for “Destined for Greatness!” a Special Formal Dinner Banquet honoring – Dr. Jonas “Willie” Gadson, DTM for his Service and Leadership on Friday September 11th, 2015 6 p.m. to
8 p.m. The event will be held at Sergeant Jasper Park in Hardeeville. Hosted by the Leadership & Public Speaking Toastmaster’s Club of Beaufort.

Jan Spencer singing at Lowcountry Produce 

Hear Jan Spencer on vocals & Rick Radcliff on keys at the Lowcountry Produce & Market, 302 Carteret St. in Beaufort this Friday, September 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Jazz, blues, Motown, pop & whatever else makes you smile!! Reservations are suggested. Call 843-322-1900 or visit www.lowcountryproduce.com.

Register for YMCA Power Boating Class  

The Adult Power Boating class will focus on teaching the DNR (Department of Natural Resources) boating education class and offer on-water training and experience in boat trailer launching & retrieval, boat operations, docking, navigation, GPS & radio use, knots and basic safety instruction. Each session includes a 3 hour evening class and a 6-hour hands-on training class. Register by Sept. 14 and first class starts Sept. 23. Must be 18 or older. The cost is $125 per person and is open to the public. Contact the YMCA front desk or YMCA Boating Director Paul Spencer at 843-522-9622 for more info.

Wacoal celebrates 15th anniversary of Fit for the Cure® event

Participate in a Fit for the Cure event and receive a complimentary bra fitting from a Wacoal fit specialist. For every woman that participates, Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen® for breast cancer research and community health programs. Wacoal will donate an additional $2 for every Wacoal bra, shapewear piece or b.tempt’d bra purchased at any of our events. We are coming to Beaufort on Tuesday, September 15th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Belk’s in the Cross Creek Plaza, 332 Robert Small Parkway, Suite B. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American women age 40-59 and accounts nearly 1 in 3 cancers diagnosed in the U.S. By taking 15 minutes to meet with a Wacoal fit expert, you’re helping to contribute to an important cause. For additional information, call 843-522-9599.

Learn how to budget and live debt free  

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce (BCBCC) will offer two free classes in September at the Chamber Office. On Tuesday, September 15, 2015 we will offer a two-hour class on learning to do a budget and becoming debt-free. On the following Tuesday, September 22, 2015 we will offer a two-hour class on credit repair. Both classes will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 801 Bladen Street in Beaufort. All are welcome to attend. Call 843-986-1102 X 2 for more information and to reserve your space.

Beaufort Women’s Republican Club lunch  

The Beaufort Women’s Republican Club is planning a luncheon on Sept. 17th at the Holiday Inn with Duffie Stone as the speaker. Please RSVP $20.00 per person inclusive of tax and tip.

Beaufort Democratic Club to hold meeting  

The Northern Beaufort County Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at Grand Army Hall, 706 Newcastle Street, Beaufort. Our social gathering will be at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts promptly at 7:00 p.m. Please join us, bring a friend; all are welcome.

USC Gamecock viewing parties for 2015 season

The USC alumni association will hold viewing parties for all USC games this year at Fat Patties. Food and drink specials, raffles, official USC merchandise and good time with fellow Gamecocks.

V.F.W. – Aux. Attic Sale

V.F.W. – Aux. Attic Sale at 37 Castle Rock Road, Beaufort on Sat. September 27th from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Please support local veterans of foriegn wars! Call 843-524-8760 for more information.

Upcoming library events 

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

Event: The Battle of Brier Creek
Date: Wednesday, October 7th from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Description: Daniel Battle will present on the Revolutionary War battle at Brier Creek, GA, which has strong ties to Beaufort and the Lowcountry. This event is free. Call Ann Cox at (843)255-6458 or email at acox@bcgov.net for more information.

Event: Poison Pen Mystery Book Club
Date: Monday, October 12th from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Description: Enjoy a discussion of mysteries over refreshments. In October, we’re reading The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters. This event is free. Call Ann Cox at (843)255-6458 or email at acox@bcgov.net for more information.

Event: Beaufort Book Club
Date: Thursday, October 15th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Description: We will be discussing Orhan’s Inheritance by Gaellen Quinn. This event is free. Call Ann Cox at (843)255-6458 or email at acox@bcgov.net for more information.

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

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