▪ The West Side Democrats will meet at the Horry County Democratic Party Headquarters 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. Mary Erickson, an oil and gas expert who has worked as a petroleum landman, will give a presentation. HCDP headquarters is located at 900 Fourth Ave. in Conway. For more information, visit 488-4237.
▪ The North Strand Democrats meet 5-6:45 p.m. Thursday at the North Myrtle Beach Library, 901 First Ave. S. For information, call Dan or Sally at 280-9388.
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