THE SIMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 will meet at 5 p.m. at the Union Municipal Building. Please plan on attending. Business of importance. For further information call 674-6799.
THE UNION COUNTY COUNCIL will hold a Special Meeting at 5:15 p.m. in the Grand Jury Room of the Union County Courthouse. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss Motorola and other contractual matters. The public is invited to attend.
PHILIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENT will host a Truck-or-Treat from 6 p.m.-until on Oct. 30 and Oct. 31. A kids’ costume contest will be held both nights.
LOCKHART TOWN COUNCIL will have special called meeting at 11:30 a.m. at the Lockhart Town Hall. On the agenda wioll be second reading of MASC — Insurance & Brokers Tax Collection Program and appointment of the town election commission.
CANDY FEST will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the parking lot of the Union County Stadium. There will be free candy, snow cones, and face painting.
THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL’S “JAM WITH LUNCH” meets today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union. All musicians, as well as audience members, are welcome. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE COMMUNITY PRAYER MEETING will be held at noon at the USC Union gazebo. All are invited to participate in a brief time of prayer for our community, state, and nation. You do not have to pray out loud to participate. Just come and join in silently. As we settle into the fall schedule, let’s make this a regular part of our month. This is a crucial time for us as election day draws near. Let’s join in prayer for God’s guidance in the campaigns and the election. If you can’t be at the gazebo, set aside some time during the day to pray for our community, state, and nation. All are welcome.
THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL’S GALLERY will be taking entries for the Local Artists’ Showcase that will run from Nov. 12 through the end of December. All local artists and crafters are invited to bring in work that they would like to show or sell. Entries will be taken until Nov. 9. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE UNION COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY HEADQUATERS, 103 East Main St., will be open on Election Day, Nov. 6 to assist with get out the vote calls, rides to the polls, voter information, questions, and election night results. All are welcome to join us. Anyone interested in volunteering to be a poll watcher, or if you need additional information, please call 427-6887 or 427-6281.
THE CARLISLE FINISHING RETIREMENT GROUP will meet at 9 a.m. for breakfast at Midway. The Rev. Aubrey “Rocky” Parks will be the guest speaker. All retirees and former employees are invited. For more information call 466-5276.
THE UNION COUNTY FIRST STEPS PARTNERSHIP BOARD will hold its regular meeting 5:30 p.m. at the Union Schools District Office Annex located at 120 Lakeside Drive, Union. The public is invited to attend. Anyone wanting to attend who requires special assistance due to a disability is encouraged to contact Ms. Beth Fowler, executive director, at 864-427-1748, ext. 308, prior to the start of the meeting.
THE UNION COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL’S WRITERS’ GROUP will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union. Meeting is open to the public. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE “TUESDAY NIGHT ARTISTS’ GROUP” will meet at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Any artist working in any medium may attend this informal group of like-minded artists. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE “MONDAY NIGHT MUSIC” at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All musicians playing any type of music are invited to attend. The public is invited to listen for free. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE “TUESDAY NIGHT ARTISTS’ GROUP” will meet at the UCAC Gallery on Main Street in Union from from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Any artist working in any medium may attend this informal group of like-minded artists. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
THE UNION COUNTY HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION is hosting its annual Biggest Buck Competition. A cash prize and trophy will be awarded to the winner. In season registration is Sept. 1-Nov.30. Contact Catherine M. Childers at 301-2466 for more information.
PAINTING WITH COFFEE continues from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Union County Arts Council’s Gallery on Main Street in Union. All artists working in any medium may attend this informal group of like-minded artists. this informal gathering of artists. Call UCAC at 864-429-2817 for more information.
A VETERANS ADVOCATE is in Union every third Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the SCWorks Union office, 103 W. Main St., Union, to discuss eligibility for health care, pension, disability and more.
THE NEW EMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH has opened a free clothes closet in the back of the Municipal Building in Jonesville. Hours of operation will be Tuesday and Friday 9:30 a.m.-noon.
UNION COUNTY ACTION NETWORK ORGANIZATION (WATCHDOG GROUP) meets weekly on Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 103 Main St., Union. The public is invited.
THE PLANNING COMMITTEE OF THE CLASS OF 1977 is planning a reunion the weekend of October 19-20 2012. If you are a member of this class and have not been contacted but would like to attend; please feel free to call Tammy Roark Fisher at 864-427-2675 or Etta Lautrelle Smith-Lipsey@ 864-426-2645.