Thursday, March 30, 2017

This Weekend in Blythewood, March 30th-April 1st

Autism Walk, Saturday, April 1st, 2017, Doko Meadows Park, 171 Langford Rd.
Registration from 8:30 to 9:00. The Autism  Walk will be from 9:00 to 10:00 am
with family activities from 10:00 to 11:30, Music, games, sports, face painting, and snacks.

       This Weekend in          Blythewood    
March 30th, 31st & April 1st

Have a great weekend
and have fun on April Fools' Day!

Autism Walk
Saturday, April 1st, 2017
Doko Meadows Park
171 Langford Rd.

Registration from 8:30 to 9:00 
The Autism  Walk will be from
9:00 to 10:00 am
with family activities from 10:00 to 11:30: 
games, sports, face painting, and snacks

Join students and teachers from Langford Elementary, Blythewood Middle, Muller Road Middle, and Ridgeview High school, as they  raise awareness about individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

This event is a fundraiser for the Autism Society of South Carolina. A donation is not mandatory, but appreciated.

We look forward to seeing the community on April 1st!

Traveling Exhibit, 
"The Way We Worked"

SC Railroad Day in Winnsboro
April 1st at 2:00

Bring your tickets and meet us
at the train in Winnsboro at 1:45.  The train leaves at 2:00!

The exhibit hours are
Tuesdays, Wednesdays
and Thursdays
9:00 am to 4:00 pm,
Saturdays, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
and Sundays 2:00 to 5:00 pm.

The Way We Worked,
created by the National Archives, is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institute and the
SC Humanities Council,
plus funding from Richland County and the Nord Family Foundation.

Human Trafficking
Community Awareness Event

Saturday, April 1
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Cedar Creek Baptist Church
1920 Cedar Creek Road

A free event to the community.  Learn what you can do to recognize the warning signs as well as what we can do to help with the fight against human trafficking.

For more information call Donna at 803-629-3821

Residents can Drop Off Spring Cleaning
'Junk' at Community Recycling Event

Richland County Solid Waste & Recycling is holding a 
community recycling event
from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Saturday, April 8
at W.G. Sanders Middle School,
3455 Pine Belt Road, Columbia.

Residents can drop off unwanted household items such as electronics, scrap metal and tires, and paper shredding will be available. No commercial drop off will be accepted.
 For more information,
call 803-576-2446.

Congratulations, Gamecocks! Do it again Saturday!

Saturday, April 1  
6:09 pm on CBS
Gamecocks VS Gonzaga

Saturday, April 1
 8:49 pm  on CBS
N.C. VS Oregon

Monday Night, April 3
Championship Game
University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona

1. Go to the Autism Walk/Doko Meadows Park  8:30 am

2. See the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit/Langford-Nord House 10:00

3. Get your ticket and ride the Winnsboro Train 1:45 pm

4.  Shop the Consignments' 
"Spring Fling" in Blythewood
10:00 am to 6:00 pm 

5. Play golf with the Mayor:)

6. Watch the Gamecocks beat Gonzaga 6:09 pm on CBS

7. Watch N.C. play Oregon  8:49 pm on CBS 

8.  Take the dog(s) out for last call and go to bed!

Town of Blythewood

Planning Commission
Monday, April 3
6:00 pm
Doko Manor

Board of Zoning Appeals
Monday, April 10
7:00 pm
Doko Manor

Town of Blythewood Work Session
Thursday, April 13
9:00 am
Doko Manor

The Greater Blythewood
Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Blythewood
Chamber of Commerce will award one $1,000 scholarship to a deserving local area student
seeking a college degree in a business-related field.

All high school seniors residing or attending school in the Blythewood 29016 zip code, as well as seniors of active GBCC members that are planning to attend institutions of higher learning are eligible to apply. 
The application and details can be found on the Chamber's website,

Applications must be postmarked by Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Richland School District 2
invites the Community

The last meeting to share
your thoughts
and ideas about diversity and inclusion in our district.

Monday, April 3rd
is the final meeting.

Mayor Mike Ross & Joyce Dickerson help cut that ribbon again!

Richland County Council Chair
Joyce Dickerson, District 2, Mayor, Mike Ross, BHS&M Board Members and many community members
attended the grand opening of a Traveling Smithsonian exhibit called "The Way We Worked"
at the Blythewood
Historical Society.

Susan Jackson, coordinator of the BHS&M/SCHumanities grant, cut the ribbon with T.J. Wallace from the SCHumanities and Dr. Melissa Walker from Converse College there to help open the exhibit.

Councilwoman Dickerson
is very supportive of the many
events in Blythewood.
 We all thank you
for looking out for Blythewood
and being part of our community!
 Photographs courtesy of The Country Chronicle.

Blythewood Gives

Doko Manor
Check out the website at
We have a great venue for weddings, receptions, family reunions, business meetings and that special birthday or retirement party. Plus, we have a great staff to help you with that special event!

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


Every day is a gift.  
Love forever and a day!