Wright addresses Union Civitan Club


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Courtesy photo (Editor’s Note: This photo was attached to the Community Calendar in Saturday’s edition, but was left off the page because of space considerations. It may also be viewed online at www.uniontimes.com.) Casey Wright, BSW, Union County Domestic Violence Victim Advocate for Safe Homes Rape Crisis Coalition, recently addressed the Union Civitan Club. Persons who need the organization’s help can call the office at 864-706-5818 or toll free at 1-800-273-5066. Wright is pictured with Civitan Club President Modest Keenan.


SCDMV Closed

• The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of the Martin Luther King Day state holiday.

Please remember that the days before and after a holiday are often extremely busy at DMV. Customers may want to choose another time to visit their local DMV office or process their transactions online at the agency website at www.scdmvonline.com

2016 Union County School Board Meeting Dates

January 25, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

February 8, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

February 22, 2016 — Sims Middle School

March 14, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

(Teacher of the Year Recognition)

March 28, 2016 — Union County High School

April 25, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center (Academic Recognition)

May 9, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center (Retiree Banquet)

May 23, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

June 13, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

June 27, 2016 — Meet if budget has not been approved

July 25, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

August 8, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

August 22, 2016 — Monarch Elementary School

September 12, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

September 26, 2016 — Buffalo Elementary School

October 10, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

October 24, 2016 — Foster Park Elementary School

November 14, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

November 28, 2016 — Jonesville Elementary Middle School

December 12, 2016 — Union County Career and Technology Center

All meetings are at 7 p.m.

The public and media will be notified if location or times change 24 hours prior to meetings.

Thursday, Jan. 14

• The Torrington/Timken Retirees will meet at Andy’s at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 19

• The Woodmen of the World meet at 6 p.m. at Woodmen Park.

Monday, Jan. 25

• The Union County Democratic Party meets at 5:45 p.m., 201 Porter Street. The meeting is open to the public.

Tuesday, Feb. 2

• The Union County Beekeepers Association will meet at 6 p.m. in the Clemson Extension Meeting Room at the fairgrounds.

Light refreshments are served at 6 p.m. and program begins at 6:30 p.m.

We will have a presentation on the Flow Hive. You may have seen the youtube video on this fascinating new concept.

We will be ordering packaged bees from York County Beekeepers. Everyone interested in bees is encouraged to attend.

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital or family status and is an equal opportunity employer.

Friends Of The Library

• The Friends of the Library will hold its Annual Meeting on Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. We are seeking Union County published writers of all genres to participate in the program. If you would like to read from your work and briefly explain your publishing process, please call 864-466-5152 by Feb. 1. We can also set up areas for you to sell your work.

Southern BBQ Network

If you love BBQ then plan to join the Southern BBQ Network Saturday, January 23, 2016 to become a certified BBQ judge and a member.

We are holding a training class at the South Carolina Works Upstate office at 103 West Main Street, Union, S.C. Class starts at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with lunch included. The class cost is $ 25 and the membership fee is $ 35.

Once you have completed the class you can judge events that the Southern BBQ Network sanctions throughout Georgia, North and South Carolina.

For more information or to register for the class visit our web site at http://www.sbbqn.com/ and click on the certification classes picture or contact Mike Wright at 843-425-4186.

Union County Arts Council

• Painting with Coffee — Whether you are a beginner, or a lifelong artist join us every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.

Professional Development No-Fee Workshop

The Department of Fine Arts at Winthrop University will offer an Arts and Technology Professional Development No-Fee Workshop beginning in January.

The focus of this training will be on the use of the iPad, creative apps and other related technologies, and will demonstrate the interrelationship of traditional and digital media, practical classroom logistics for using technology, and other relevant issues. This course will launch in January 2016 and will be offered to a group of 25 teachers who will take the course at Winthrop University for teacher re-certification credit. Fine Arts and Art Education professors will teach this pilot course. The new content developed for this course will build upon the 2014 Research Council Grant used to create an arts instructional website for using the iPad, Winthrop Fine Arts Tech or www.winthropfineartstech.com.

Who:

Winthrop University Fine Arts Department

• Seth Rouser rousera@winthrop.edu

• Mark Hamilton hamiltonm@winthrop.edu

• Laura Gardner gardnerl@winthrop.edu

When:

January-April 2016

• January 22 & 23 Friday 6-8:30 pm & Saturday 9 am- 12 pm & 1:00-4:00 pm

• January 29 & 30 Friday 6-8:30 pm & Saturday 9 am- 12 pm & 1:00-4:00 pm

• April 9 Saturday 9 am- 12 pm & 1:00-4:00 pm

Where:

Winthrop University Fine Arts Department — Rutledge Hall Room 126

Registration Deadline January 15.

To register, please send email with your name, teaching level and school district to gardnerl@winthrop.edu. First 25 to register will be included on the list.

The workshop is a free service to educators and is offered with support of grants from the South Carolina Arts Commission and the Winthrop Research Council.

Courtesy photo (Editor’s Note: This photo was attached to the Community Calendar in Saturday’s edition, but was left off the page because of space considerations. It may also be viewed online at www.uniontimes.com.) Casey Wright, BSW, Union County Domestic Violence Victim Advocate for Safe Homes Rape Crisis Coalition, recently addressed the Union Civitan Club. Persons who need the organization’s help can call the office at 864-706-5818 or toll free at 1-800-273-5066. Wright is pictured with Civitan Club President Modest Keenan.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_IMG_2505-1.jpgCourtesy photo (Editor’s Note: This photo was attached to the Community Calendar in Saturday’s edition, but was left off the page because of space considerations. It may also be viewed online at www.uniontimes.com.) Casey Wright, BSW, Union County Domestic Violence Victim Advocate for Safe Homes Rape Crisis Coalition, recently addressed the Union Civitan Club. Persons who need the organization’s help can call the office at 864-706-5818 or toll free at 1-800-273-5066. Wright is pictured with Civitan Club President Modest Keenan.
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