The Blythewood Historical Society will host a "Sewing Bee" on Thursday, August 13, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Langford- Nord House, 100 McNulty Street, Blythewood.
This Weekend in
August 6th, 7th & 8th
Teachers, enjoy your last full week of summer vacation!
A BIG Blythewood Thank You to all the people who came to the
Rodeo. What great crowds and 2 fun filled nights.
We also want to thank the many sponsors and all the people
who worked hard to bring the Rodeo to Blythewood.
Blythewood Historical Society
will host a
"Sewing Bee" on Thursday, August 13, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
at the Langford- Nord House, 100 McNulty Street, Blythewood.
Powerful Purse Project" will be lead by Kem
Smith to create cross-body cloth purses that will be shipped
to young women in Zambia. These purses will brighten the
futures of these women in many ways, encouraging them to stay in
school and to continue their fight against poverty. The
participants are asked to bring a portable sewing machine, tan and
gray thread, and a $20 donation to the Historial Society. To
register, call 786-5200. Please join in this wonerful opportunity
to sew for charity and help other women.
Computer Camp for Kids...
for ages 9-12 will be
offered August 3-7 and August
10-14, from 9 to 12 and 1 until 4 each day at the Langford-Nord
House on 100 McNulty Road. The
class, Computing Through Animation will be
taught by USC professor, Gabriel Terejanu. The classes offer an
introduction to computational thinking, engaging animation
projects, activities focused on creativity and exploration and
basic concepts in computer science. To register online, visit www.techafter-school.com or email email@example.com or call 803-470-4144.
Storytime for all ages.
Teen Book Club
for ages 13
to 18. Share your favorite books and see what
3:00 to 4:00
for ages 3-5
and 6-8. Listen to stories around a pretend campfire and make a
special camping craft. Fun for the whole family
Butterfly Festival: A Special Arts-Based Festival Celebrating the
September 5, 9:00 to 6:00 at Doko Meadows Park.... More to come!
Did you Know?...There is a new book at Town Hall on theMunicipal
Association of South Carolina 1930- 2015.
It is most interesting and states many statistics of our
know South Carolina was one of the original 13 colonies and was the
8th state admitted to the United States on May 23, 1788.
South Carolina's population in 1788 was about 239,000.
The population is now estimated at 4.8 million.
was our first incorporated city in 1783. We now have 270
incorporated cities in our state with 122 of them with a population
of less than 1,000.( Almost half) 51 cities in S.C. have a
population of 1,000 to 2,499. In the 2013 census, Blythewood was in
this range with 2,300 people. We have new residents coming
into Town Hall weekly so we could be in the next group by
Town of Blythewood
Board of Architectural Review
Monday, August 17
at 7:00 at Doko Manor
hold a public hearing regarding Zoning Map amendments,
Thursday, August 20
at 7:00 at Doko Manor
Town of Blythewood Election
August 5- 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.
Put this on your Calendar Small Business Owners....
– The Town of
Blythewood will host its second Midlands
Small Business Forum of the Year on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. The forum
will run from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM at The Manor at Doko Meadows next
to Town Hall.
The forum is intended for current and future small
business owners, employees of small businesses, and others wishing
to improve their knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully
own, direct, and manage small businesses. Topics for the
October forum include marketing, finances, and taxes.
Registration is $25 per person and includes all
presentations, materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and
networking opportunities. For more information, please contact
Blythewood Councilman Bob Mangone at 803-467-1964 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doko Manor...a great Venue for:
Weekday Business Meetings
The soccer, football and Lacrosse fields, plus
the amphitheatre and the multi-purpose field can be rented for
a small per hour fee. Call Pat Connolly at Town Hall for
No grills can be used at Doko Meadows and there are no
picnic tables as yet.