Thursday, March 2, 2017

This Weekend in Blythewood, March 2nd-4th

The Blythewood High Boys Basketball Team will compete for the State Championship
Friday night, March 3 at 8:30 at the Colonial Life Arena. Tickets can be purchased at BHS in advance for $10.  Show your support and GO BENGALS!

       This Weekend in          Blythewood    
March 2nd, 3rd & 4th

The Boys Basketball Team
will compete for the
State Championship
Friday night,
March 3 at 8:30
at the Colonial Life Arena.
Tickets can be purchased at BHS in advance for $10.  Show your support and GO BENGALS!

Gamecock Equestrian Meet

Saturday, March 4th
is the last home season meet
10:00 am at One Wood Farm
1201 Syrup Mill Road
Come show your support for a great team!

For more information go to

Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce Breakfast
March 14 at 7:15 am
at Cobblestone Park Golf Course

Our speaker is Lynn Bailey, a healthcare economist practicing in Columbia, SC.  Lynn’s clients include some of our state’s most important rural hospitals which means she is well-versed on the ever-changing state of our healthcare industry, including what is happening right now in Washington, DC.  She will share with us emerging trends in healthcare and the effects of upcoming changes in Obamacare and implementation of Trumpcare.  You won’t want to miss this!
The doors will open at 7:00 am for networking opportunities!  The meeting starts with breakfast  at 7:15 am.

Please register online at

Round Top Elementary School
invites the community to the
2nd Annual Leadership Day

Thursday, March 2 
8:30 to 11:30 am
449 Rimer Pond Road

For more information call
803-691-8676, ext. 3003
to register by February 27th.


The Blythewood Garden Club
will host
Rudy Mancke,
SC Naturalist,
Thursday, March 16 at 7:00
in the Blythewood High School Library.

You couldn't ask for a better speaker if you enjoy nature. The community is invited to this free event that you are guaranteed to learn from. Hearing Mr. Mancke's enthusiam of nature is worth spending the
evening out.

Also mark your calendar for the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit, 
"The Way We Worked".  
The Opening Celebration/ Ribbon Cutting is Sunday, March 19, at 4:00.
More information coming!


Town of Blythewood

Town of Blythewood Retreat
Saturday, March 4
9:00 am
Doko Manor

Planning Commission
Monday, March 6
6:00 pm
Doko Manor

Board of Zoning Appeals
Monday, March 13
Doko Manor

Free Course Gives Residents
Inside Look at Richland County

The 2017 edition of Richland 101 is about to begin!
Richland 101 is a free, annual course that teaches residents the basics of Richland County Government.

This year's classes will take place at a variety of County facilities, including Council Chambers, the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center, the Emergency Operations Center and the Jim Hamilton-L.B. Owens Airport. Speakers include elected officials and representatives from different County departments.

Classes are 6 p.m.-8 p.m. every Monday and Thursday from March 9 to April 10, with a special graduation ceremony for participants at the Columbia Museum of Art, one of the many local institutions funded by Richland County. Class size is limited.  For more information and to register visit or call 803-576-2067.

Camp Discovery will host a Sweetwater Basket-Making presentation and class,
Saturday, March 11
from 9:00 to noon.

The class is for ages 10 and up and limited to 15 participants. For more information go to or call 754-2008.

JustServe Sponsors around the country are discovering how JustServe can bring communities together by making volunteer opportunities easy to find and fun to participate in.
 Volunteers include individuals, families, service clubs, faith organizations and youth and student groups.  

JustServe works with sponsors to make opportunities visible to the volunteer network.  Find a project, sign up within minutes and help care for others and build your community with no fees or obligations. 
Contact our Columbia representative for more information at

The Blythewood Farmers Market
 reopens this May at Doko Meadows Park and is looking for vendors.

 Information for vendors can be found on the Blythewood Farmers Market facebook page.  The market will again  be on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 7:00, May through October. 

Doko Manor
Let us help you plan
your business meetings, reunions, family celebrations, wedding or receptions. We have a beautiful venue and a great staff.

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