Political briefs

June 15, 2014 

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Democrats

• Democratic Women’s Council of Horry County will honor this year’s scholarship winners during is meeting 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Luigi's Trattoria, 503 61st Ave N. in Myrtle Beach.

Guests Bakari Sellers, candidate for lieutenant governor, and Amy Sheheen, wife of gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen, also will attend the meeting. For information, contact Pam Heller 497-5020 or pheller1@sc.rr.com.

Republicans

•  Waccamaw Neck Republican Club will meet 7 p.m. Monday June16 at Waccamaw Branch Library, 24 Commerce Lane in Pawleys Island.

Speaker David J. Posek – recently reappointed by Governor Haley to another five-year term on the Board of Directors for the South Carolina Ports Authority – will explain the role of the Ports Authority and talk about recent developments in Washington and Columbia that bode well for the dredging of the state's ports in Georgetown and Charleston.

•  South Strand Republican Club will meet 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at South Strand Recreational Center, 9650 Scipio Lane in Myrtle Beach. Invited speakers are Horry County Council District 5 runoff candidates Reese Boyd III and Tyler Servant.

Sen. Ray Cleary and Rep. Nelson Hardwick also are expected to attend to provide end of session highlights from the state legislature. For information, contact Liston Wells at 457-3004, Jon Bonsignor at 385-3963, or Joe Scullion at 215-5767.

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