Nonpartisan• Join the Carolina Patriots Jan. 15 when their guest speakers will be Horry County Councilman Al Allen and former Horry councilman Mark Lazarus. Both are running to replace Rep. Tom Rice as county chairman.
The meeting will be held from 6-8 p.m. at Friendly’s Restaurant, located at 4705 N. Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. For more information, call Diane Aversano at 385-1204 or visit www.carolinapatriots.com.
Democrats• Grab breakfast at 8 a.m. Jan. 11 at Akel’s Family Restaurant with the Beach Dems.
Bennie Swans will be the guest speaker and discuss plans for a Martin Luther King Day celebration. All are welcome and no reservations are required.
Akel’s is located at 6429 N. Kings Highway.
For more information, contact Sally P. Howard at 455-1936 or email@example.com.
• North Strand Democratic Club will hold their monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
The meeting is at Mick & Mikes Sports Bar, 1008 Highway 17 S. in North Myrtle Beach.
For information, call Brian or Roberta at 272-6454.• South Enders will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday at The Borgata Restaurant, 813 Surfside Drive in Surfside Beach. For more information, contact Steve Chand by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the South Enders on the web at www.southenders.org.
• The Northwest Action Dems will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kingston Lake Educational Building, 3410 Church St. in Loris in the back of the building.
For more information, contact Lutie Floyd at 756-0138. Everyone is welcome.
Republicans• Horry County Republicans will host its monthly meeting Monday featuring comments from retired U.S. Army Col. Ken Allard and Jennie Smith, founder of Coastline Women’s Center.
The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at Horry County GOP headquarters at The Founders Center on Oak Street in Myrtle Beach.