Community events

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013


WHAT: Low Country Leathernecks (LCL) Luncheon

WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 11 a.m.

WHERE: Harbor Breeze Restaurant, Shrine Temple

DETAILS: The Low Country Leathernecks consists of an informal group that meets each month to share the camaraderie of fellow Marines, Navy Corpsman, family members and others who may share an interest in the Marine Corps Family. Price is $20 for a full course meal. All after meal proceeds go to the LCL. The group’s motto is: All ages, All ranks, All Marines. RSVP is requested by Aug. 16 July via email to lowcountrymarine@aol.com or contact Bill Pierce at 884-5785 or John Flinn at 297-2585.

Health care

What: Osteoporosis screening

When: Thursday, Aug. 22, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Where: East Cooper Medical Center

Details: Free heel scan for osteoporosis with immediate results following the screening. This screening is for females over the age of 35. To register for screenings, please call 843-884-7031 or visit www.eastcoopermedctr.com and click “Find an Event.”

Health event

What: Cholesterol screening

When: Friday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m. - noon

Where: East Cooper Medical Center

Details: Free cholesterol screening includes finger stick blood test with immediate results. To register for screenings, please call 843-884-7031 or visit www.eastcoopermedctr.com and click “Find an Event.”

Steak dinner

What: VFW Post 10624 and Ladies Auxiliary Ribeye Steak Dinner

When: Friday, Aug. 23

Where: VFW Post 10624, 1411 Stuart Engal’s Blvd.

Details: Dinner includes baked potato, salad, roll and dessert. The cost is $10 per person. For more info call 843-884-0062.

Maternity event

What: Pre-Labor Day maternity event

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: East Cooper Medical Center Main Lobby

Details: Come and meet some of the labor and delivery nurses, nursery nurses and lactation consultants as well as the OB/GYN providers who deliver at East Cooper Medical Center.

Find out what to expect during your hospital stay before your big day arrives.

Tour the maternity suites and learn more about our Level II special care nursery. East Cooper has the only Level II nursery in Mount Pleasant. Refreshments will be served. Free event and open to the public. Shop local vendors participate in car seat installation checks, fill out a baby registry by Babies R Us.

There will also be kids’ activities provided by Art Buzz Kids. To register, please call 843-884-7031 or visit www.eastcoopermedctr.com and click “Find an Event.”

Republican women

WHAT: East Cooper Republican Women’s lunch

WHEN: Monday, Aug. 26, 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: The main dining room of the Franke at Seaside campus, 1200 Franke Drive

DETAILS: The speaker will be Nancy Mace, a Republican challenger to U.S. Senator Lindsay Graham. The cost for lunch is $15 and for reservations please call 843-881-8504 or email peggytfitch@gmail.com.

East Cooper Democrats

What: East Cooper Democrats August meeting

When: Wednesday, Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Olive Branch AME Church Annex, 1734 Highway 17 North

Details: Social time and light dinner ($4/person) begins at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. The August meeting will be a discussion of Sen. Vincent Sheheen’s new book “The Right Way, Getting the Palmetto State Back on Track.” Please RSVP to Carole Benson at carolebenson16@gmail.com or 843-216-3797 if attending and indicate if you would like to purchase dinner.

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