NonpartisanMyrtle Beach Tea Party
For more information, visit www.mbteaparty.net.
DemocratsGeorgetown County Democratic Women’s Council
For more information call Sara Hudson 546-5786.Horry County Democratic Party
A handout will be provided. The workshop is free, all are welcome and pre-registration is not required. Workshops will be held from 6-7 p.m. on Monday and Feb. 26.
Call 488-HCDP and leave a message for more information.West Side Democrats
For more information, call 488-4237.Horry County Dems
For information, contact Judy Parker 839-3811.Democratic Women’s Council of Horry County
Graduating high school seniors and undergraduate college students who are registered voters in Horry County are eligible to enter to win one of two $1,000 scholarships. The Democratic Women’s Council scholarship program has awarded more than $20,000 in scholarships since it began in 2007.
Essays must be received no later than April 5. Contest application and a complete set of rules and criteria are available at the DWCHC website, www.dwchc.com. Information is also available by contacting essay committee chair Milly Vaughn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A booklet containing all the winning essays will be published, with ad sales in the booklet and other fundraising activities of the council going to support the scholarships.
For more information about the scholarship contest or booklet, contact Sally Howard at 455-1936 or by email at SallyPHoward@aol.com.
RepublicansRepublican candidates debate
Candidates invited and expected to attend are: Councilman Al Allen, Liz Gilland, Debbie Harrell, Mark Lazarus and Fonzie Lewis. Each will have three minutes to introduce themselves and briefly discuss their qualifications for being County Council chair, after which the public will have an opportunity to ask questions of each candidates.
The public is invited to attend and a special request is made for animal lovers to please come out to hear the candidates. In order to reserve your seat, reservations are requested. Call Sharon Dumay at 997-8701; Barbara Cook 651-9505; or Ted Sedje 381-9280.
AnnouncementsGeorgetown County Board of Elections
Voters will learn what they need to have when going to vote. Anyone whose address has changed from what is on their registration card will need to notify the Board of Elections at 545-3339.Horry County Council chairman
Food and drinks will be available at the event, sponsored by the Carolina African American Heritage Foundation and the Horry County Faith and Neighborhood Coalition.
For information call Bennie Swans at 521-2061 or Doris Gleason at 235-1405.2013 County Council Chair Republican Primary Election
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and registered voters waiting in line at 7 p.m. will still be allowed to vote. Registered voters must show any one of five forms of identification to vote: S.C. driver’s license, S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles identification card, voter’s registration card with picture, federal military identification with picture or a U.S. passport.
The last day to vote absentee in the Horry County Registration and Elections Office, 1515 4th Ave. in Conway, is March 11.Rep. Tom Rice
Sessions are designed to provide constituents of the Seventh Congressional District greater access to Rice’s office. Rice encourages constituents who need assistance with a federal agency and/or who would like to voice their opinion on legislative issues to participate in this mobile-office outreach.
For more information about the outreach sessions visit the congressman’s website http://rice.house.gov or call the Myrtle Beach district office at 445-6459.