Hello everyone, lots of local news on the way, along with an early spring, “Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy” is here on landing gear with the birthday list. FYI: He recently had to get his flu shot, before he could make his rounds.
Happy Birthday wishes to “Mister”Arthur Green, Jimmy Brock, Jamie Ellison, Addie Green, David James, Will Raines, Kimberly Miller, Cole Eison, Loretta Willard, Clyde Tankersley, Dwight Lane, Charles Vanlue, Chris Keller, Judy R. Shealy,Cole Whitmire, and Bella King.
Upcoming Local Events And People In The News
The Town Of Whitmire’s “State Of The Town Public Meeting” is tonight at 6 p.m. at The Community Center. All Whitmire residents and Newberry, Laurens, and Union County officials are encouraged to attend.
The First Baptist Church members will host their Valentines Party in the fellowship hall Sunday, February 10 at 6 p.m.
Evans Street Church Of God Pianist Marty Wilbanks reported that “the recent end of January Otis Jennings Famous Chicken Stew Fundraiser brought in close to $800 for church programs and missions.”
The Whitmire Jaycees were recognized in multiple categories in the Fourth Quarter at the State Jaycees Convention in Columbia a week ago. The Whitmire Chapter received honors for being the 5th Chapter in the State Rankings, Honorable Mention for the “Candidates Stump Meeting” last October, The Outstanding Local Individual Project for the “Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony,” Honorable Mention for The “Gospel In The Streets Night” at 25th Annual Party In The Pines Festival in 2012 and the big finale was leader and longtime member Sue Hollingsworth awarded the Ambassador Award, and she became a member of the Jaycees Highest Honor Society, with a Triple Crown. The awards and honors are on the national level.
Several Whitmire Jaycees attended the convention: Sue and her husband Jimmy, son Matthew, Darlene Styles, Christianna Gilliam and Jason Mack. The Jaycees have fundraisers and community projects planned for the spring and summer. The upcoming Easter Egg Hunt, The 2nd Annual Golf In The Pines Tournament in April, bakes sales, and early festival planning meetings.
The group wants to offer a Coupon Clipping and Money Saving Workshop for citizens. Your feedback is needed, do you think you would be interested in a workshop? Individuals, civic, church and school groups are welcome to attend the workshop. Comments can be made on their Group /organization Facebook page. New members and volunteers are welcome to attend the monthly meetings, held on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m.
Allrighty readers, time to pack it in, “Garabund The Deadline Fairy” is here. He partnered with Gottrocks, looks like the two finicky entities win. Until next week, send us your newsbits, photos and events to: firstname.lastname@example.org.