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  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Barbecue fundraiser Saturday
The Tin Can Sailors of Goose Creek are sponsoring a barbecue pork or chicken dinner on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at American Legion Post 166 on Howe Hall Road in Goose Creek. Menu consists of barbecue pork, slaw, hash and rice, for $7 or barbecue chicken for $6, eat in or take out.
For further information, or to order lunches, please contact Rick Bernard at 553-5454, or visit the American Legion at 116 Howe Hall Road. 
Relay for Life May 3-4
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a 12-hour team event that brings people from local businesses, schools, churches and families together for a night under the stars while team members take turns walking or running around the track. Relay For Life of Lower Berkeley is having its event this year on May 3-4 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. at Cane Bay High School. 
As a cancer survivor, you have something to celebrate!  We invite you to show your courage and spirit.  Join cancer survivors of all ages, their caregivers, and friends for a lap around the track during the Relay For Life Survivors’ ceremony.   
You do not have to be a member of a Relay team or pay a fee to be involved in any of the survivors’ celebrations, but you do have to register.
Please register today at:   www.relayforlife.org/lowerberkeleysc.
Easter Egg hunt Saturday
Life Care Center of Charleston is having a community Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon. Every child will receive goodies, and popcorn and snacks will be available for purchase.
Life Care is located at 2600 Elms Plantation Blvd. in North Charleston. Call (843) 574-7842 for more information.
County Delegation meets March 25
The Berkeley County Legislative Delegation will meet on March 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Goose Creek City Hall.
Lions meet March 25
Goose Creek Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. on March 25 at the First Baptist Church, 141 St. James Avenue in Goose
For more information go to www.goosecreeklionsclub.org or call Lion President Tim Murray at (843) 442-0851.
Free lunch served twice weekly
Free lunch is served every Wednesday and Friday to all comers from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at the Goose Creek United Methodist Church fellowship hall.  
The menu of the Lord's Ladle Cafe includes homemade soups, sandwiches, and desserts. On Wednesdays, free clothing is also available.  
The Café is located at 142 Redbank Road. For more information, call the church office at 553-6842, or visit goosecreekumc@comcast.net.
OA meets Mondays
Overeaters Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. on Mondays at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (510 St. James Avenue in Goose Creek), in room 4 of the All Ministries Building. Call (843) 577-9499 or visit www.oa.org for more information.
CBHS Relay events announced
Cane Bay High School is hosting several events leading up to the Lower Berkeley Relay for Life night, set for May 3-4 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. at the school.
• April 13: Bunco for Lower Berkeley Relay for Life, 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $10; call Brenda McDowell at (843) 696-3842 or Katherine Smith at the school, 899-8786.
• April 27: Golfing to Find a Cure Tournament at The Oaks Golf Club. To donate prize items, call 553-4141.
If you would like more information on the Lower Berkeley Relay of Life contact haley.chaplin@cancer.org.
St. Timothy announces Easter services
St. Timothy Lutheran Church has announced the following Easter services:
• Maundy Thursday Worship, March 28 at 7 p.m.
• Good Friday Worship, March 29 at 7 p.m.
• Palm Sunday and Easter Morning Worship, 8:30 & 11 a.m.  
St. Timothy is located on South Highway 52 at Evatt Drive in Goose Creek. Visit www.sainttimothylutheran.org.
VFW Steak Night continues
VFW Post 10256/Ladies Auxiliary at 104 Stephanie Drive in Goose Creek holds Steak Night on the fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m.
Dinner includes one rib-eye steak or chicken with baked potato, salad and a vegetable, and Texas toast. Cost is $10 eat-in, and $11 carryout. Guests are welcome.
Advance tickets may be purchased at the Post. For more information call (843) 824-6160.
Toastmaster meetings set
Trident Tek Talkers Toastmasters will meet on Monday, March 25 from 12- 1 p.m. at Trident Technical College, Building 920, Room 763. Allaboard Toastmasters is meeting at the First Baptist Church in Goose Creek on Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m.  
For more information call Sharon at 797-0301.
Filipino council Easter Egg Hunt March 31
The Tri-County Council of Filipino Presidents / Chairpersons of Charleston is sponsoring the Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 31 at the FCC site in Moncks Corner (corner of Hwy. 52 and Oakley Road).  
The event is set for 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Everyone is welcome. Children ages 2 to 12 will enjoy the egg hunt, games and prizes, and there will be plenty of food for everyone.
Disabled Vets meeting Thursday
Disabled American Veterans Swamp Fox Chapter 17 and Auxiliary will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting is held at VFW Post 3433, 10154 Bellwright Road in Summerville.
For more information call (843) 871-7353.
Tech’s free computer classes continue
The Public Computer Center at Trident Technical College’s Berkeley Campus is offering the following computer courses to the public, free of charge:
• Thursday, March 21: Creating a Budget Part 2, 3 p.m.
• Saturday, March 23: Using Smart Gadgets, 11 a.m.           
• Tuesday, March 26: Using Mail Merge Wizard, 3 p.m.
• Thursday, March 28: Questions and Answers, 3 p.m.
All course participants will need to bring a USB flash drive to save their work.
Berkeley Campus is located at 1001 S. Live Oak Dr. (Hwy 17-A), Moncks Corner. The Public Computer Center is located in the Learning Resources Center (Library), Room 106C. Please call 899-8029 to register or for more information.    
The Public Computer Center was funded by a U.S. Department of Commerce grant to increase broadband education, awareness, and training and access.

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