Thursday, January 26, 2017

This Weekend in Blythewood, January 26th-28th

The University of South Carolina Equestrian Team added a pair of meets to their  exhibition schedule. The Carolina western squad will face Ohio State on Saturday, January 28th,
while the Gamecock hunt seat team pairs off with Converse College.  Both meets start at 10:00 am at One Wood Farm located at 1201 Syrup Mill Road in Blythewood.  Admission is free. Come support a great equestrian team.

       This Weekend in          Blythewood    
January  26th, 27th & 28th

New Era: Changes, wishes and dreams...and Hope!

Black History Month
starts soon...

February 11, 2017
Town of Blythewood 
Black History Celebration
History's Heroes
Doko Manor
1:00 pm

Come join the Mayor and Council members celebrate with students' art work, dance, choirs, Ray Smith's 
oral history documentations recorded with the wonderful history of our community, and the viewing of the Bethel High School Yearbook.

Mark your calendar
for the next
Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 
where you can bring your spouse or date to hear
Bob Wood,
from the Blythewood Historical Society & Museum,
share stories of "Blythewood's Most Famous Love Stories".  

Tuesday, February 14th
(Valentine's Day)
at Doko Manor. Doors open at 7:00 am with breakfast
starting at 7:15.
 Please register in advance at

The University of South Carolina Equestrian Team
added a pair of meets to their  exhibition schedule.
The Carolina western squad 
will face Ohio State on
Saturday, January 28th,
while the Gamecock hunt seat team pairs off with Converse College.
 Both meets start at 10:00 am at One Wood Farm
located at 1201 Syrup Mill Road in Blythewood.
 Admission is free. Come support a great equestrian team.

Hope Optimist Club of Blythewood  invites you to participate in a photo contest.
Participants are asked to submit photos that illustrate
a tenet of the Optimist Creed. 

Contact Maxine McClinton-Hedges for more information, 
Deadline for photos is February 15th.  
There are three contests open
for the Optimist International Scholarship Contest.

There is an Essay Contest,
Oratorical Contest and a Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  

For information and the complete rules for each contest go to

 Don't forget there is a
lost and found box
at Town Hall.
Call (754-0501) or come by Town Hall
( M-F 8:00 to 5:00 ) if you are have lost an item while on the trail, fields or the playground.

 Thanks also for helping us keep
Doko Meadows  
clean for the whole community!

Town of Blythewood

Town Council Meeting
Monday, January 30
7:00 pm
Doko Manor

Planning Commission Meeting
Monday, February 6
6:00 pm
Doko Manor

The Blythewood Historical Society and Museum and the Blythewood Library
invite you to the second
Blythewood Reads
in celebration of Black History Month
Thursday, February 9
at 6:00
at the Langford-Nord House
100 McNulty Street. 

Leonard Pitts' novel, 
Grant Park,
can be checked out at the library. Join us for an interesting discussion, refreshments and a great crowd of community members.

Soup Bowls for Super Bowl
Benefitting Christian Assistance Bridge
126 Blythewood Road

Sunday, February 5
Pick-Up is from 10:00 to 1:00

32 oz. containers are $5.00 each.
Preorder by emailing 

If you were involved in the BHS&M's Quilt Project,
it is now up and running.
to see your wonderful efforts to record and preserve your family quilts.

To our own, Joyce Dickerson
from District 2, who was named
Chair of the Richland County Council.

Mrs. Dickerson was also unanimously approved to serve a key support role for Ft. Jackson's 100 Year Anniversary.
She will be an Honorary Board Member for the Gateway to the Army Association (GTTA) which is a S.C. nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the military and encouraging patriotism through visual installations and commemorative events. 

Mrs. Dickerson has given so much of her time and support to the Town of  Blythewood.  Congratulations and many thanks from all of us!

  Doko Manor...

Think about next year's
family reunion,
a business meeting/luncheon,
a wedding or reception,
or that special birthday party
and give us a call.
We have the perfect venue and a great team to help with your event!

Call Town Hall
for details, pricing or a tour.
or visit us at


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