Thursday, May 11, 2017

This Weekend in Blythewood, May 11th-13th

American Cancer Society Relay For Life, Friday May 12, 2017, 6:00 pm until midnight at Blythewood High School Track, 10901 Wilson Blvd.  Come out for a great cause and join the many teams.




       This Weekend in          Blythewood    
May 11th, 12th & 13th

Sunday, May 14, 2017








Come out Friday night for a great cause!

Join the many teams for
Relay For Life
May 12, 2017
6:00 pm until midnight
at Blythewood High School Track
10901 Wilson Blvd.


Take action this year
and help make cancer a priority by participating or donating to the Relay For Life event.

Visit www.relayforlife.org/blythewoodsc to learn more about the event, or contact Stephanie Reely at 803.463.3407 or stephanie.reely@cancer.org












Richland Recycles Day
Saturday, May 13
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
State Fair Grounds

Load up your unwanted household junk and bring it to the Fairgrounds. Workers will direct you to the appropriate drop off station and will unload everything for you. Bring your mattresses, electronics, paint, batteries, light bulbs, scrap metal, tires, cooking oil, pesticides and more to have it responsibly disposed of. 








Trinity United Methodist Church invites the Community to
Food Truck Friday, 
May 19
5:00 to 7:00 pm
Bring your family and make it a fun Friday to end the busy week.
Lots of great food vendors to feed the family!









9 Days and Counting...
Saturday, May 20th!
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Doko Meadow Park
171 Langford Road

Admission is free for the:
Caterpillar Petting Zoo
Live Butterfly Release and the Children's Pollinator Parade
Pollinator Coloring Garden
and Family Photo Station
Butterfly Face Painting,
Balloon Art & Make and Take Crafts
Local Artisans & Vendors
Food, Music & much more!

The Walk-in-Butterfly Experience
is $8.00 per person 
( ages 2 & under free) 
Guests will be able to feed
and enjoy the beauty of 6 different species of butterflies
in this signature attraction. 


Call Joanne at 754-2008 if you are interested in volunteering at the event.









 Blythewood Farmers Market
is opened each Wednesday
 through next October at
Doko Meadows
171 Langford Road
4:00 to 7:00 pm








Doko Manor
Check out the website at www.dokomanor.com.
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.
(803-754-0501)
or visit us at




Town of Blythewood
Meetings



Town of Blythewood Budget Workshop
Thursday, May 11
9:00 am
Doko Manor


Board of Architectural Review
Monday, May 15
6:00 pm
Doko Manor


Town Council Meeting
Monday, May 22
7:00 pm
Doko Manor








The Greater Blythewood
Chamber of Commerce

Blythewood After Five

May 23rd, 2017

The Pointe Apartments


Our next Blythewood After Five event is Tuesday, May 23rd, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at
The Pointe, 425 Main Street
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about our town’s newest place for comfortable apartment living and enjoy delicious refreshments and networking at the same time!

Please register in advance at blythewoodchamber.com










Come see Mayor Ross and
 Chef Tony cook!
Sunday, May 21, 2017
6:30 to 8:30 pm
EdVenture
211 Gervais Street

Tip the Mayor today through May 21!
 Proceeds benefit EdVenture's
youth development programs















While it would be impossible to put any monetary value on the efforts of our mothers, Mother’s Day is itself incredibly big business.
According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), in 2016, 87 percent of Americans celebrated Mother’s Day, spending more than $21.4 billion. This year it’s expected to top $23.6 billion.
The average 25- to 34-year-old spends $229 on Mother’s Day gifts, and 27 percent of that money is spent online.
Twenty-three percent of recipients of gifts on the big day are wives, 10 percent are daughters, 8 percent are sisters, and 7 percent are friends.





How about this treat for Mom!





                            




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