Thursday, April 9, 2015

This Weekend in Blythewood April 9th-11th

Saturday, April 11, from  8 a.m. until 12 noon, the Agricultural Science Program at Blythewood High School will once again hold its  annual plant sale.


This Weekend in Blythewood
April 9th, 10th & 11th

Bienvenue Amis! Have a wonderful time in our great state!

Thanks to all who came to the Spring Break Concert at Doko Meadows!

Saturday, April 11, from  8 a.m. until 12 noon,  the Agricultural Science Program at Blythewood High School will once again hold its  annual plant sale.
Support the FFA program as you buy your Spring bedding plants, tomatoes and vegetables. The sale will be held in the greenhouse behind the school.

Save the dates: 

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.
Register for all events on the Chamber's website.

Wednesday, 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.  
The registration fee of $25 includes all presentations, materials, continental breakfast, lunch and networking opportunities.  Register online at  For more information contact Councilman Bob Mangone at or Kitty Kelly at


Saturday, April 18, 3:00 to 4:00 the Blythewood Bookworms will meet.  Ages 9-12

Tuesday, April 21, 3:30 to 4:30 the Shape Shifters will meet. For ages 6-12.

To sign up or for more information call 691-9806 or go to

The Bravo Blythewood Butterfly Project
April 21

Calling all 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. 

Thursday, 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 at

Thursday, April 23 from 8:30-12:00  Westwood High School will host its third annual Career and College Fair. Community members are invited to share their careers and speak about the different educational opportunities and training needed for todays' job  market. If you are interested in being a speaker, contact Megan Hefner at 691-4049 ext. 36316 or email

Monday, April 26 Cobblestone Golf Course will bring  Blythewoodians, 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 :

  • Don't Forget...
  • Blythewood High School Education Foundation scholarship applications are due tomorrow, Friday, 4-10
  • The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce scholarship applications must be postmarked by April14.
  • The JROTC Amazing 5K Run is April 25. Register at www.JROTC Amazing
  • Blythewood Farmers Market will be up and running in May.  Contact Michaela Barno at 843-697-1733 for more information.
  • Relay for Life Teams are forming.  Go to to sign up for a team.  

Calling all businesses....
`Doko Manor is a great place for business workshops, luncheons and dinners on the weekdays.  Or call to schedule a wedding, anniversary party, family reunion or that "big" birthday celebration.  For more information call Town Hall at 754-0501.