Thursday, January 1, 2015

This Weekend in Blythewood January 1st-3rd

Due to inclimate weather the New Year Celebration scheduled for Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00pm at Doko Meadows Park will be cancelled.It will be rescheduled at a later date.

This Weekend in Blythewood
January 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 2015

Blythewood High School invites the community to the 
Community Internship Program Exhibition & Reception
Friday, January 9, 2015 at 8:35 a.m. in the Blythewood High School Small Gym

*Light Refreshments will be served
Please RSVP to Kim Stokes at, or call (803) 691-4090 x 28503

Join Dawndy Mercer Plank, the Town of Blythewood in partnership with Westwood High School and the American Cancer Society Sunday, January 18, for a kickoff celebration for the Relay for Life event. The celebration will be from 5:30 to 7:30 in the Manor at Doko Meadows. Community volunteers are needed to assist the American Cancer Society in planning the event as well as participating on the day of the Relay.  Visit online at or call Stephanie Reedy at the local American Cancer Society office at 750-1693 if you would like to help in this community-based event. The Relay for Life event will be held on Friday, May 8 from 6 p.m. until midnight on the track at Westwood High School.

To the  20 new  National Board Teachers in Richland Two.  It is a  hard earned award with a well deserved  stipend  for these dedicated teachers. Congratulations also to Killian Elementary's "Let's Move!" award: and to the many students who made the holidays so much better for families needing assistance. 

We could have our own "Let's Move" event at  Doko Meadows Park to fulfill the many New Year's Resolutions made January 1. Join the many walkers we see each morning and start the year off right!  I hope 2015 brings you all good health and happiness! Thanks for reading the newsletter.
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New Year's Day Hike at Camp Discovery in Blythewood, January 1, 2015
Kids of all ages are welcome to take a nature hike led by members of the Midlands Master Naturalist Association.  The event starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 12.  A donation of $10 per family is suggested.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Dress warmly, bring a water bottle and we'll make trail mix together before the walk, with hot cocoa afterwards.  Register in advance by calling Sara Green at 609-4778 or email

Due to inclimate weather the New Year Celebration scheduled for Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00pm at Doko Meadows Park will be cancelled.It will be rescheduled at a later date. Our talented Events Coordinator at Town Hall already has a great idea  to rescheduled the event with a  celebration of global significance for the town!  Send your guess to me ( as to what celebration this could be and get a treat from Town Hall.  

Westwood High School needs families to host 59 French exchange students and 5 teachers April 6-16, 2015. For more information about hosting a student or a teacher or to volunteer for the event at WHS contact Bill McCormick, Denise Pearman or Cheryl Guy at 691-4049.