Thursday, March 3, 2016

This Weekend in Blythewood March 3rd-5th

Taste of the Town Food & Benefit Auction for injured Redhawk football player, Mark "MJ" Mickens, Saturday, March 5, Westwood High School from 11:00 to 5:00 pm

      This Weekend in          Blythewood    
March 3rd, 4th &5th

This Saturday...  Enjoy the day and show your support!

Saturday, March 5
Westwood High School
from 11:00 to 5:00 pm

Taste of the Town Food & Benefit Auction for injured Redhawk football player,
 Mark "MJ" Mickens

There will be food vendors, inflatables for the kids,music and a silent auction starting at 3:00.  All proceeds will go directly to MJ's medical expenses and continued medical care.

For more information go to or call 200-2689

Sunday, March 6
5:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church
invites the Blythewood Community
for a Spagetti Dinner,
with music by the Sonrise Band and Freeway Music and a bake sale.
All proceeds benefit Camp Kemo Programs

Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce invites you to:
Chamber of Commerce 
Tuesday, March 8
at Doko Manor

Perfect golf weather
is around the corner!  
Our speaker,Sally McDaniel,
is the executive director of
The First Tee of Columbia,
a nonprofit organization that connects youth with golf. 

 Doors open at 7:00 for networking and the breakfast starts at 7:30

 Please register in advance at

Students who live
or attend school in the 29016 area
or whose parents are active in the Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce
may apply for a scholarship
being awarded to seniors who plan to attend colleges or universities.

The application information and forms are on line at or call the Scholarship Chair, Sandy Khan, 
at 803-735-7979 for more information. All applications must be submitted by April 18th. 

Senior Resources
has kicked off the
March for Meals Campaign
with a 5Krun and will now invite community leaders and lawmakers to deliver Meals on Wheels to the many local residents who spent a lifetime in the Midlands raising their families, working and giving back to the community.
Mayor Ross will be there on March 23rd to help deliver meals to very deserving senior citizens.  If you would like to help with Meals on Wheels and other programs offered by Senior Resources, visit for more information.    

Walk, Talk and Stay Fit...

Now that Spring
is around the corner,
Mayor Ross
plans on walking around
Doko Meadows and the trails,
as he sheds more and more pounds to get fit ( 20 so far!). You are invited to join him as he makes the rounds.  And, as you know, he loves the company and the conversations.

Town of Blythewood

Planning Commission Meeting
Monday, March 7
 6:00 at Doko Manor

Board of Zoning Appeals
Monday, March 14
7:00 at Doko Manor

Join Mayor Ross and the Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce at the Grand Opening/ Ribbon Cutting
 of Dr.Steven Barnett's medical practice on Blythewood Road right next to the Food Lion.

Friday, March 11
at 10:00 
The public is invited to attend as we welcome our new Blythewood Family Medicine Practice to the Town of Blythewood.


Blythewood Historical Society
Preservation, Advocacy
and Education

Your membership is Historically Significant!

For more information or to request a packet call 803-754-0638, 803-261-9689 or 333-8133 (voicemail only) or write to us at

The Miss Blythewood, South Carolina  Scholarship Pageant
is taking donations for its inaugural Beauty Pageant
to be held next October.

 Be the first to make a donation to put us on the map.
 Donations can include:
Monetary donations, prize/incentive donations such as gift certificates, goodie bag items, flowers etc.,

Refeshment donations for the contestants, judges and volunteers, or
Service donations such as photograhers, or videography services.  
The committee is working hard to make this an event to be remembered!  The donation forms are at Town Hall.  For more information call Traci Cooper,

Blythewood Library

Family Storytime 
Fridays, March 4th, 11th & 18th
Share stories and songs with great storytellers at the library.

Blythewood Bookworms
Saturday, March 5
3:00 to 4:00 for ages 9-12
Join us for some great book sharing!

Hands on Art
Wednesday, March 9
at 10:30 for ages 2-5.
Simple art fun with stories and a great mess! 

Please sign up at or call 691-9806

 The Red Cross has a Blood Drive
Wednesday, March 9
starting at 10:00 am
at the Department of Motor Vehicles. 10311 Wilson Blvd.
 March is Red Cross Month.  Please give if you can.  

Doko Manor... 
   A great venue for      weddings and receptions, that special birthday party, family reunions or  business events.

for great pictures,
pricing and details
 call Town Hall at 754-0501
for more information.