the Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce has been
in charge of the town's annual Christmas parade. However, the chamber board has recently decided
to focus more on traditional chamber activities and has begun the transition to a citizen-committee-run Christmas
parade with the
The goal is to have the parade continue to act as a
college scholarship fundraiser for deserving, local-area high
school seniors. This year's parade, on Sunday, December 13th, will
be run by the chamber and the citizens committee together; with the
2016 parade run solely by the citizens committee. The chamber would like to hold the first
committee meeting in mid-September. If you are interested in
being a part of this exciting new effort, please contact the chamber's
office manager, Kitty Kelly at (803) 712-3806 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
and September 4
and songs for the
2:00 to 3:00
Library website has free eMagazines you can download. If you
have an iPad or other devices, bring it along and learn how to save
money downloading magazines.
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Butterfly Festival: A Special Arts-Based Festival Celebrating the
9:00 to 6:00
at Doko Meadows Park
will celebrate the endangered Monarch butterfly through both visual
and performing arts and will include educational information,
informative sessions and exhibits in a community-wide effort to
help sustain the migrating populations of the Monarch
interested in selling arts and crafts and those artists interested
in submitting artwork for the Blythewood Butterfly Festival art
competition should contact festival director, Jean Bell, at email@example.com or call 803-550-9323 or
caterpillar is a voracious eater, capable of consuming an entire
milkweed leaf in less than five minutes. They gain about 2700 times
their original weight, and in the process, excrete an abundant
quantity of “frass” (or waste). "
Monarch butterfly can cumulatively lay about a maximum of 250 eggs
per day at the rate of one egg at a time. The witnessed highest
number of eggs laid by a monarch butterfly in captivity is
the facts, @monarch-butterfly.com.
Town of Blythewood
Monday, August 31
Town Council Meeting
7:00 p.m. Doko Manor
Tuesday, September 1
Planning Commission Meeting
6:00 p.m. Doko Manor
Town of Blythewood Election
Filing Date Ends
September 2, 2015
Citizens desiring to be a candidate for 2
Councilmembers positions, terms ending in 2019,...
1 councilmember's position to fill the unexpired term
of Bob Massa which ends November 2017 ...
and the Mayor's position, term ending in 2019.
Contact the Municipal Clerk, Melissa Cowan, to pay the
required fee and file a Statement of Intention of Candidacy by the
The general election will be held November 3, 2015 at
Blythewood Park on 126 Boney Road.
For more information call the Town Clerk at 754-0501.
Town of Blythewood Board Vacancies
Mayor Mike Ross
and Town Council are accepting volunteer applications
from citizens interested in serving on the boards of the:
Commission ( 2 Seats) ,
of Architectural Review (2 Seats)
Board of Zoning Appeals ( 2 Seats).
Applicants must reside in the town limits. All of
the Seats are for a 3 year term and expire 9-30-18.
residents should submit an application online through the Town’s
website as follows: