"COMMUNITY NEWS & MORE"
SOUTH CAROLINA PRESIDENTIAL DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29th
Are You Registered To Vote: Contact the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission
864-898-5948 (or) the Pickens County Branch of the NAACP 864-350-0697
NOTE: Please get registered by January 28th; if you are a student 17, and will be 18 by the General Election; YOU CAN VOTE! Go Get Registered!!
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration & Breakfast, hosted by Griffin Ebenezer Baptist Church and Pickens Presbyterian Church, 450 Garvin Street, Pickens, SC; 9:00a.m. on Monday, January 20, 2020 - FREE To All!
AFTA-CDC Community Reading Center is reaching out to the community for volunteers to make the CRC a tutoring place for ALL!
Improvements to the home will begin March 2020!
Your Time & Talent, as well as Donations Are Appreciated; please email us at: email@example.com
(C) Mayor Fletcher Perry; (L) Thelma K. Perkins (AFTA Treasurer);
Carolyn G. Wakefield (AFTA-Community Liaison);
Isaiah Scipio (Pickens City Councilmen, former AFTA Chairman);
Floyd Hendricks (AFTA Vice Chairman);
and Cheryl Allen Bailey, AFTA Chairwoman
Our Agenda & Minutes are NOW posted on our website: AFTA Home; AFTA Board;
scroll for AFTA Minutes - we will post monthly!
Are you interested in your Community! Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org;
We are looking for 2 great individuals to join our board and help us rebuild and reinvest in our Community!
Chief Riggs of the Pickens Police Department and his officers are will be conducting intermittent Elderly Disabled Citizen Wellness checks for the residents inside the city limits of Pickens. If you know of someone who may need this service; please call Monday-Friday 9-5, 864-878-7361
We Are Pickens Proud!
Clearview Simpson Heritage Foundation Mentoring Program, is looking for 2 African American women to mentor 2 students at a local elementary school in Pickens - this is a special request from the Y Mentor Program, Easley, SC.; One day a week for 1/2 hour CAN make a Difference in a Child's Life! We are accepting ALL persons who wish to mentor; please contact us at: 301-237-4610.
Clearview Simpson Heritage Foundation Scholarships - we will be awarding 7 scholarships to minority students in the Upstate, graduating 2020. Scholarship application and packet will be in the 12th grade Counselor's office by February 2020.
(Scholarships: The Roberta Breazeale Scholarship 2@$500; CSHF Alumni Scholarship 1@$1000; CSHF Scholarship 1@$1000; The Jennie Rosemond Allen Scholarship 1@250; The Joe Hunt Memorial Scholarship 2@$500)
February 8th - Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, 4pm - Valentine's Ball - $12 or (2) for $25
February 14th - Black History Month Luncheon - Seneca Life Center, 11:00am
March 10th - Fraternity & Sorority Legislative Day, Columbia, SC (all are welcomed)
Hampton Memorial Library, Easley, SC: The Crafting Hour, 2nd Wednesday of each month at 2:30; Adulting 101 for Teens, 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:30; Easley Bridge Club, each Wednesday at 1pm;
"The Clearview/Simpson Heritage Foundation & Y Mentor Program"
Registration and 101 Mentoring Training is ongoing - please check the Y Mentor website or FB page
Mentor Application (Y Mentor): https://www.the YMCA.us
Addition: a Literacy Mentoring Reading Program has been added
Please see our "Events Upstate" page for local events of interest