Congratulations to all the winning
teams at the Diamond Invitational Baseball Tournament!
Please join us at Doko Meadows tonight, April 2, from
6 to 9 for our Town of Blythewood Spring Break Concert.The Town of Blythewood is partnering
with Ken Shettle,the owner of Chuggers,to bring the David Cooler Band
to our community. Scottie's Grill and Doko Smoke are providing the
food with beverages from Chuggers. David Cooler will entertain the
crowd with "Country to the Bone" music. Family
friendly, great food, free and no coolers, please.
April 11, from 8 a.m. until 12 noon, the
Agricultural Science Program at Blythewood High School will once
again hold itsannual plant sale.
FFA program as you buy your Spring bedding plants, tomatoes and
vegetables. The sale will be held in the greenhouse behind the
The Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce has a busy
month! Mark your calendar:
Tuesday, April 14 is the monthly breakfast meeting at
Cobblestone Park Golf Course. The doors open
at 7 and the breakfast starts at 7:30 with guest speaker,
Charlie Nutt, owner and publisher of the Free Times Magazine.
Friday, April 23 from 5:30 to 7:00 our new
Blythewood Awards and Engraving will host "Blythewood After
Five" at 420-B McNulty Ave. Food,
drinks, fun and networking opportunities are free to Chamber members
and their guests and $10 for non-members.
Wednesday, April 29 is the Chamber's Lunch-n-Learn event
from 11:30 to 1:00. The guest speaker will be John
"Swampfox" Warner who is a regular guest on the Business
Review heard each Monday on the radio with Mike Switzer.
all events on the Chamber's website.
April 22 from 8:00-1:00 join the Town of Blythewood, the
Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce and SCORE at the Midlands
Small Business Forum event at the Manor at Doko Meadows. Learn
strategies and techniques from persons who have successfully started
and managed a small business.
April 23 from 11 to 5 the Blythewood Arts Center will host a Basket
Weaving Class with Bonnie Geiger. The cost is $50 with materials
provided. Call Jean Bell to register at 550-9323 or email her
April 26 Cobblestone Golf Course will bring
Justin Bethel and Patrick Davis to Blythewood for a pro-am golf
tournament for the American Cancer Society.
This will be a
2 day event starting on Sunday with a practice round at Cobblestone
Golf Course and events that night at the Vista in Columbia. For more
information email :
40 teams to fill to help reach a goal of $35,000 for the American Cancer
Society's Relay For Life event Friday, May 8 at Westwood High School
from 6 p.m. until midnight. Go to www.relayforlife.org/blythewoodsc
to sign up as teams, an individual, survivor or caregive. Call
the American Cancer Society at 750-1693 ext. 29220 for more
Industry Appreciation Week
March 30- April 4
The Town of Blythewood thanks our many industries for
their leadership, jobs for our citizens and dedication to our
community as we grow together.
Monday, March 30 - Saturday, April 4 from 3:00 to 3:30 the
Blythewood Library will host "Shark
Week" for ages 6-12. Come visit the
library each day for fun activities with a grand finale on Saturday
with jaw-biting stories and a few surprises.
Wednesday, April 8, 10:30 to 11:00, ages 2-5 are invited for a
Hands on Art event.
And... join us every Friday for Family storytime 10:30
Blythewood's dinner and music tonight ( April 2) at Scottie's
Cafe and Grill to hear Bonita Strickland, a classical guitarist.
Artists...You are invited to submit "butterfly"
artwork using any medium (sculture, paintings, photography, etc.) to
the Art Center by April 17. Limit 5 entries per person. Judging
and the announcement of the winner will be April 21 at a reception at
the Art Center. The 2nd phase of the Butterfly Project involves
local businesses who will sponsor a "butterfly trail".
Artists will create sculptures or woooden benches
using the butterfly theme. The completed work will be placed at
the sponsoring business' location. Phase 2 begins with the reception
on April 21st.
Calling all businesses....
`Doko Manor is a great place for business workshops,
luncheons and dinners on the weekdays. For more information
call Town Hall at 754-0501.
Come by and see the wonderful plaques recently placed on
the trees at Doko Meadows commemorating many special community
members by their families. You can adopt a tree at DokoMeadows
by contacting Kristi Coggins at email@example.com.
The Blythewood Farmers Market is looking for vendors and volunteers. The market will
start up the beginning of May. Contact Michaela Barno at
1-843-697-1733 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
School Education Foundation scholarship applications are due
Friday, April 10.
Chamber of Commerce scholarship applications must be postmarked
The JROTC Amazing 5K
Run is April 25. Register at www.JROTC
Town Hall will be
closed Good Friday, April 3rd. We will reopen Monday,
April 6th at 8:00.