URBAN ACHIEVEMENT FOR YOUTH EDUATION presents “Get Prepped for Success” with speaker Dr. Alicia Washington, author of “Prepped for Success: What every parent should know about the college application process,” at the City of Union Courtroom, 101 Sharpe Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. There is a registration fee. For information call Catrina Brown, 864-251-8345 or Robert “Dollar” Hill, 864-466-5988 or email email@example.com or mail UAYE, P.O. Box 63, Union, SC 29379
THE MARCH COMMUNITY PRAYER MEETING will be held at noon at the USC-Union gazebo. Everyone is invited to come for a brief time of prayer for our community, our state, and our nation. If you cannot be there, try to take time for special prayer at noon or sometime during the day.
PRUDENCE LODGE #139 will hold their regular meeting; meal at 7; meeting at 7:30. Visitors welcome, members expected. Michael Tyler, WM; Wayne Henderson, Secretary
WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL will host a free session in the private dining room at 2 p.m. on managing your diabetes. For information contact Quanisha Savage at 429-2678.
SIMS HIGH CLASS OF 1966 will meet at the Municipal Building, Herndon Street, at 6 p.m.
UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL’S “Painting With Coffee” will present a special program 10 a.m.-noon. “Drawing From A Model” will allow artists to make drawings of a live model furnished by UCAC. Artists may sketch the model and also take photographs to use in making paintings from their sketches at a later time. Call 429-2817 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL will host a healthy eating and diet class with guest speaker Amy Downey Registered Dietitian at 5 p.m. in the classroom. For more information contact Quanisha Savage at 429-2678.
BUS TRIP TO WASHINGTON, DC to see Trevor Booker and the Washington Wizards, March 9-11. Tour the nation’s capitol and a visit to the Martin Luther King National Memorial. For information call 803-940-2506.
FREE GENEALOGICAL WORKSHOP will be held at the Union County Museum at 6 p.m. Limited space; reservations required with March 13 deadline. Call 429-5081.
CAROLINA HEALTH ASSOCIATES’ Nurse Practitioner Ann Derrick along with Wallace Thomson Hospital and the YMCA will host SuperFit Family Challenge at 4 pm. This challenge is to help parents and children learn the importance of healthy eating and to stop obesity along with staying fit. Registration will be March 12 at 3 p.m. at the YMCA. For more information contact Quanisha Savage at 429-2602.
WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL VOLUNTEERS will host a scrubs and shoes sale 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Wednesday, March 21, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SIMS HIGH CLASS Of 1968 will meet at 5 p.m. at 1101 Union Blvd. For further information call 864-674-6799.
UNION COUNTY FAMILY & COMMUNITY LEADERS (FCL) is offering a scholarship to a Union County adult resident who has been or is in the work force or is raising a family. Award will be made directly to the qualified institution. Applications and instructions are available at The Clemson Extension Office, 120 Kirby Street; telephone 864-427-6259, Ext. 114. Completed applications are due on or before March 30, 2012. Applications received after this date will be disqualified.
SIMS HIGH CLASS of 1968 is sponsoring a trip to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. Bus will leave from the old Wal-Mart Parking Lot at 9:30 a.m. Contact Bessie Thompson at 864-674-6799.
A VETERANS ADVOCATE will be in Union every third Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the One Stop, 440 Duncan Hwy., to discuss eligibility for health care, pension, disability and more.
THE NEW EMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH has opened a free clothes closet in the back of the Municipal Building in Jonesville. Hours of operation will be Tuesday and Friday 9:30 a.m.-noon.
THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL’S “Tuesday Night Artists’ Group” meets each second and third Tuesday 5:30-7:30 pm in the UCAC Gallery at 116 E.Main Street. The group is composed of artists working in a variety of media in a social setting.and is led by local artist, Shannon Farr. For more information about this and other programs, call UCAC at 864-429-2817 or email at email@example.com.
JAM WITH LUNCH continues Thursdays 11 am-1 pm at the Union Arts Council,116 E. Main Street. Musicians are invited to drop by and play a few tunes with other musicians. This event is also open to anyone who would like to sit and listen. Any instrument, any type of music welcome. Call 429-2817 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
THE UNION COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT is now accepting more students for our Yearly Tumbling/Gymnastics Program which is held every Friday afternoon at the recreation department. We are offering Pre-School Classes, Level 1 & Level 2 Classes … Cheerleaders are welcome. Spots are available on a first come first serve basis. The instructor is Amy Ledford from Star Makers Dance Company from Inman, SC. For more information please call Heather Randall at 429-1670.
DIXIE YOUTH/DIXIE BOYS is holding late registration for the 2012 Baseball Season. Late registration fees are $75 for Dixie Youth and $80 for Dixie Boys and will be due by Draft Day. Don’t miss out! Sign Up ASAP!