The First in Secession Camp #1963 Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold its meeting at 6 p.m. at The Mayflower Restaurant located at 309 Chesterfield Hwy, Cheraw. General William T. Sherman returns to Chesterfield County. For more information call 843-623-3327. The public is invited to attend.
Chesterfield General Hospital will offer free childbirth education classes specifically designed to help women learn about what to expect while pregnant. Topics include what partners can do to help in the birthing process, what labor is like and if special breathing really helps. Women will learn how to tell if they are in labor and to practice pain relief that really works. Learn what to expect after your baby is born, information on breast and bottle-feeding and more. A weekly series will be held Mondays in March from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes meet in the Women’s Health Center at Chesterfield General Hospital.
Sign up at your doctor’s office for a class when you are at least 28 weeks pregnant. For more information, call 843-537-7881, ext 4587.
High Falls Fire and Rescue annual Chicken Stew and Classic Car Cruise In, located 12 miles north of Carthage on Hwy 22, will be held at High Falls Elementary. Chicken stew times will be from drive thru, 3 p.m.-until and cafeteria, 4 p.m.-until. Cost is $7 per plate. Kids 6 and under eat free (Cafeteria Only). Classic Car Cruise In will be at 2 p.m. For more information call 910-464-3771.
The Cheraw Arts Commission presents ArtsPower National Touring Theatre in the performance of Are You My Mother? Cheraw Intermediate School is hosting the performance, which begins at 11 a.m. The colorful musical adventure is based on P.D. Eastman’s whimsical and well-loved book and will delight audiences of all ages.
ArtsPower returns to Cheraw, having celebrated its 24th anniversary in 2009. ArtsPower is one of America’s preeminent nonprofit producers and presenters of professional theatre for young and family audiences. With over 1,000 performances annually, ArtsPower has amassed an audience of nearly nine million people in 47 states.
Tickets are $3 per person and available the day of the performance at Cheraw Intermediate School, or advance tickets can be purchased at the Cheraw Community Center, L & W Hair Salon, and Brown’s Gift Shop.
The Cheraw Arts Commission is supported in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Cheraw Arts Commission is also supported by the Southern Arts Federation, with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. For information contact the Cheraw Arts Commission at 537-8422, ext 12.
St. David’s Ministerial Lenten Lunch at First Baptist Church will be at noon.
A free health screening will be held at the Chesterfield YMCA. If you have any questions please contact me at 843.623.5266.
The Northeastern Rural Health Network along with the Chesterfield YMCA will be providing FREE health screening services for the community located at 344 East Blvd. Chesterfield from 8 a.m.-noon! Screening will consist of the following: Body Mass Index (BMI), Blood Pressure, Blood Glucose (Sugar), Total Cholesterol, and Health Risk Assessment. For accurate results, please do not eat or drink anything other than water for eight hours prior to the screening. For more information please contact Outreach Coordinator Latonja Richardson at 843.623.5266.
St. David’s Stations of the Cross will be at noon in the sanctuary.
A fundraiser for Promise House will be held 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fish dinners will be sold. Tickets are $6 each and also funnel cakes for $5. For more information call Sedara Green, Lorene Green, or Ray Green at 843-968-5852.
Lenten program will be held at St. David’s at 5:30 p.m. the church is open for Silent Prayer at 5:45 p.m.; and Order of the Evening will be at 6 p.m. a dinner and program will be held in the Parish Hall.
St. David’s Ministerial Lenten Lunch at First Baptist Church at noon.
The Cheraw Arts Commission will once again sponsor a Fine Arts Show during this year’s Cheraw Spring Festival March 26-28 for Chesterfield County residents. This will be our 22nd show. There will be three categories: visual artwork, photography, and fine crafts. There will be a first, second, third place and honorable mention for 9-12 grades, adult amateur and adult professional divisions. All entries K-8 are winners! Art work must be delivered to the Community Center. No work will be accepted before these dates due to space limitations. No entries will be accepted after March 19 at 5:00pm. To receive information and applications you may come by the Cheraw Community Center at 200 Powe Street or call the Cheraw Arts Commission- 537.8420, ext 12. The Cheraw Arts Commission is supported in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Cheraw Arts Commission is also supported by the Southern Arts Federation, with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
St. David’s Ministerial Lenten Lunch will be at First Baptist Church at noon.
St. David’s Stations of the Cross will be at noon in the sanctuary.
Cheraw Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held in Cheraw Saturday through Wednesday. Open speaker meetings are held Sundays at 8 p.m. On Mondays a Big Book study group meets at 8 p.m. The sharing group meets on Tuesdays at noon; Wednesdays at 8 p.m. is a closed discussion group and Saturdays at noon there is 12 and 12 study groups. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 212 Church St in Cheraw. For more information, call (843) 910-5065 or (843) 623-2210.
The Cheraw Recreation and Leisure Services Department will be offering an exercise class called “The Three M’s: Mix, Match & Move”. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Bring a towel, no restrictions on age, weight, etc. Everybody welcome. Yoga Classes will be offered on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. and Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Classes will begin February 15 and run for six weeks (until March 25th). The instructor is Simone Heider of Cheraw. Please contact the recreation office at 537-8420 to register and for more information. Pre-registration is required.
The Pee Dee Coalition hosts a women’s support group every Thursday at 4 p.m. at its Chesterfield County office which is located at 339 N. Page St in Chesterfield. For more information contact Sheila Awe at (843) 623-7364 or via e-mail at email@example.com
The Greater Pee Dee Animal Rescue invites you to join us in our monthly meetings that are held the first and third Tuesdays 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.
Attention: “Purple Heart Veterans of any War”
The Local Purple Heart Veterans are interested in forming a Purple Heart chapter for Chesterfield and Marlboro Counties. Please contact Ed Norris at 843-537-9829.
The South Carolina Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, is working on chartering a new UDC chapter in the Cheraw/Bennettsville area. We have three women who are interested in starting this chapter. We need seven prospects to apply for a charter.
If you know of any women (your wives, mothers, sisters, daughters, cousins, aunts, etc.) who might be interested in being a charter member of this new chapter, please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The application fee is $40 and it is not paid until the application is actually submitted.
The Cheraw Ministerial Alliance announces a series of Wed. lunches and devotional services for the observance of he Christian season of Lent. Each Wed. Feb. 17 through March 24, the First Baptist Church of Cheraw will be the site of a noon Lenten lunch and devotional service. Leading the services will be Cheraw area pastors. Each Wed. a different pastor will speak. Only one pastor will speak per night in the following order: Rev. Kyle Henderson of First Presbyterian Church, Rev. Jerry Corbett of Pee Dee Union Baptist Church, Rev. Paul Wood of First United Methodist Church, Rev. Cheryl Toothe of Mt. Olivet and Pleasant Grove United Methodist Churches, Rev. Dan Barber of First Baptist Church, and Rev. Bill Oldland of St. David’s Episcopal Church. For more information call 843-537-7002.