Fall is here and with the cooler weather comes the official beginning of our Chesterfield County Relay for Life Event for 2010. There will be a Committee Rally on Thursday, Oct. 8, beginning at 6 p.m. at Hopewell Baptist Church in Chesterfield, South Carolina. This is an opportunity for those who have served on committee in the past as well as anyone who would like to serve, or just find out more about our 2010 event to come together. Help make a difference and volunteer. For more information call Kathy Treadaway at 537-3518.
The second annual Benefit Horseback ride will be held at Cooper Black Recreation Area, Cheraw. Proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and Fisher House Foundation. For more information call Diane Dillon at 803-236-4976.
The Friends of Matheson Library will have a book sale Oct. 16, 1-6 p.m. and Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the library, located at 227 Huger Street. Anyone with books to donate may drop them off at the library or call 843-537-2068 for pick-up. All money raised will go towards the local library.
Cheraw High School Class of 1994 will celebrate their 15-year reunion. Visit www.the1994braves.com for details. Or contact Moses Powe at 301-674-8127, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teams needed for Sidewalk Chalk Competition during S.C. Jazz Festival
The Cheraw Arts Commission is looking for teams to participate in a Sidewalk Chalk Competition on Saturday, Oct. 17. Returning to this year's festival will be "Madonnari-Southern Style." Teams of at least four people will compete by creating "masterpieces" on the sidewalk located at the Theatre on the Green on Market Street.
This sidewalk chalk competition is based on the Italian art form called "Madonnari" or Italian Street Painting. Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams. Teams can consist of families, friends, organizations, schools, churches, and/or businesses.
For additional information or to register a team, contact the Cheraw Arts Commission at 843.537.8420, Ext. 12.
The Cheraw Arts Commission is supported by the SC Arts Commission, which receives funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The AAMA will sponsor a youth talent show to be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Cheraw Community Center. The entry forms will be at Praise and Faith Gospel shop, located in the Windsor Park Shopping Center on Hwy. 9 and at Unique Florist Shop, which is located on Kershaw Street, both in Cheraw. Forms must be turned in by Oct. 10 and tickets will go on sale Oct. 14. You may purchase tickets from Praise and Faith, Unique Florist Shop or from an AAMA member. For more information call Evangelist Darlene Grant at 843-623-9303.
For Boys and Girls - ages 3 and up
The Cheraw Recreation and Leisure Services Department will be offering creative dance classes “The Joy of Dance” by Carolyn Midgley. Dance Masters of America and former owner of “The Dancing Dolls & Dukes” studio certify her. Classes will be held on Thursdays and will start Oct. 1 through Nov. 19 (8 weeks) for ages 3 years old – 7 years old boys and girls. The first class time is set for 1:30 p.m. and the fee for the 8 weeks is $48 for city residents and $64 for out-of-city residents. For more information please call the Cheraw Recreation Department at 843-537-8420.
The Greater Pee Dee Animal Rescue invites you to join us in our monthly meetings that are held at the Harvest Community Daycare and Church located on Hwy 9, beginning at 7 p.m. Our meetings are open to the public and everyone interested in animal welfare in the Pee Dee area is welcome to come to our meetings. For more information call 843-537-1333, 843-537-5763 or 843-535-2294.
Faith Community Baptist Church located on Hwy. 52 between Society Hill and Cheraw, welcomes you to join us in worship. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. Rev. Arlie Cole is the Pastor.