"COMMUNITY NEWS & MORE"
COVID-19 or better known as the Coronavirus
Doctors, Nurses, Hospital Staff & Administrators; Case & Social workers; First Responders: Food Service; Grocery Store Clerks & Baggers; Pharmacies; Truck Drivers; US Postal Service workers; Delivery persons; Sanitation; Utility personnel - I will never take you for granted again.....THANK YOU to the School Districts, the food staff personnel and bus drivers - you are out on the frontline feeding our children M-F...
You All Are Appreciated!
WORSHIP SERVICE: Every Sunday, beginning March 29th at 10:00a.m.,
FB Live: Griffin Ebenezer Baptist Church-Pickens (non-profit) (the official page)
INSTALLATION SERVICE: Pastor Terry Brown & First Lady Faye Brown, Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 2:00pm at Griffin Ebenezer Baptist Church, Pickens, SC
AFTA-CDC Future Home of the Community Learning Center - as with all things; the project is on hold - we will resume operation of renovations as soon as we can. The raffle drawing has a new date: Saturday, May 2, 2020, location: 123 West Lee Street, Pickens, SC 29671.....
We still have $2 donation tickets available......
See: Floyd Hendricks, Carolyn Wakefield or
Our Agenda & Minutes are NOW posted on our website
Are you interested in your Community! Send us an email at email@example.com;
We are looking for 2 great individuals to join our board and help us rebuild and reinvest in our Community!
The Pickens Police Department will be conducting Elderly Disabled Citizen Wellness checks. If you know of someone who may need this service; please call Monday-Friday 9-5, 864-878-7361
Where the Mountains Begin.....We Are Pickens Proud!
The Pickens County Branch of the NAACP, President, Sheila Crawford...
If you would like to apply for a book award, please call 864-843-9702 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.......Book Awards are now available in schools in the Upstate for graduating 2020 Seniors; deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED;
Meetings are the 2nd Monday of every Month
Next Meeting: Monday, March 9th
Clearview Simpson Heritage Foundation Scholarships - If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please call: 864-414-1969 and one will be sent to you.......now in High Schools in the Upstate,
please check with your Counselors - Deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED
We are awarding 8 scholarships!
(Scholarships: The Roberta Breazeale Scholarship 2@$500; CSHF Alumni Scholarship 2@$1000; CSHF Scholarship 1@$1000; The Jennie Rosemond Allen Scholarship 1@250;
The Joe Hunt Memorial Scholarship 2@$500)
ALL INDOOR & OUTDOOR EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
CANCELLED: 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