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HTC Employees Save Lives with the American Red Cross
HTC is committed to supporting its community. That’s why the company is so pleased to partner with the American Red Cross to host blood drives every quarter where employees are encouraged to donate in hopes of providing life-saving blood to our community.
On Wednesday, Aug. 24, HTC employees generously gave 27 units, potentially saving as many as 81 lives because each unit has the power to save three lives.
“HTC has a long history of community involvement. Employees regularly band together for a cause and we support their efforts and are so grateful for their donations,” said Lisa Martin, Marketing Coordinator. “Our mission to serve the communities in which we live and work is a cornerstone of our Cooperative’s heritage and culture. Our core value of community commitment carries on through our employees’ donations to the communities that have made our success possible.”
Since 1999, HTC employees have donated over 2,632 units of blood, potentially saving as many as 8,000 lives over the past 18 years. For more information about HTC community outreach programs, visit www.htcinc.net.
For more information about how you can participate in the quarterly blood drives held at HTC, please contact Lisa Martin, HTC Marketing Coordinator, at 843-369-8714.
Camera Club announces August winners
These are the winners of the Myrtle Beach Camera Club who entered for the competition titled “Churches.“
The Sun News, Broadway at the Beach present Truck or Treat
On Saturday, Oct. 22, The Sun News and Broadway at the Beach will host a BRAND NEW community event, Truck-or-Treat.
This FREE community event is a hands-on, interactive experience for kids and their families to look, see, touch and ask questions. From emergency vehicles, to trash trucks, big rigs and more, kids are encouraged to explore all the vehicles on display and trick-or-treat with all the vendors. Food, bouncy houses, carousel rides, a petting zoo and train rides will also be available.
WHEN: October 22, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Horn Free Hour: 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Enjoy all the fun of Truck-or-Treat without all the loud music, horns and sirens.
WHERE: Broadway at the Beach, in the parking lot near WonderWorks
RAIN DATE: October 29th
For vendor or sponsorship information, or to have your vehicle participate, contact Diana at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-626-0247.
For complete details about the event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1807135699498310.
New charity makes first donation
A new charitable organization — Dress Our Babies — made its first contribution of donated items to Family Outreach of Horry County. Dress Our Babies is a nonprofit organization that helps build strong families by providing support and education to young mothers and their families. Sherry Coutain a family life educator accepted the contribution. Dress Our Babies collects donations of new and gently used baby clothes, sizes new born to 12 months, blankets & diapers. All monetary donations are used to purchase these items. Items go to mothers and babies in need in the Grand Strand area.
Donations can be mailed to P O Box 684, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29597.
American Legion celebrates annual picnic
American Legion Post 186 in Little River had its annual family picnic Sept. 5. The day was sunny and pleasant and the picnic was well attended by veterans, family, and friends. Veterans from various conflicts were in attendance.
VFW honors anniversary of 9/11
VFW Calabash Post 7288 had 15 members join Americans everywhere on the 15th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks to keep the memory alive. The memory of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and the lives lost must never be forgotten lest they be repeated. Post members joined a crowd of flag-wavers including American Legion and Lions Club members that swelled to a to a total of 50 atop the Rt. 130 overpass of Route 17 in Shallotte to remember and to cheer the convoy of firetrucks that left one solemn service in North Myrtle Beach, SC and made its way to another in Bolivia, NC. It’s a yearly gathering of people who keep the memory alive all year long but put it on display on 9/11. This year it marks “Fifteen Going on Forever.”