Public Service Announcements
SC Dept. of Juvenile Justice
Looking for APS volunteers
The SC DJJ's Auxiliary Probation
Service is looking for volunteers. For more information call Gregg
Boykin at 432-9171 or log onto www.state.sc.us/djj
Senior Citizens Can Attend
School-Sponsored Events Free
Kershaw County citizens age 65 years
or older can receive Golden Circle passes that allow them to attend
school-sponsored activities or athletic events free of charge.
Admission to athletic playoffs is not included.
“This is a great way to allow
grandparents to attend their grandchildren’s activities without
worrying about the cost,” said Kershaw County School District
Superintendent Frank Morgan. “We want these persons to feel welcome
at our schools so it is truly a win-win situation.”
Golden Circle passes are available at
all three high schools—Camden High, Lugoff-Elgin High and North
Central High. Interested persons should contact the main office at
each school for more information. (Camden High: 425-8930; Lugoff-Elgin
High: 438-3481 and North Central High: 432-9858).
Family Resource Center needs
The Family Resource Center needs more
caring and committed volunteers to assist in victim services and
office operations. The Center serves abused and neglected children
as well as adult survivors of childhood abuse and sexual violence in
Kershaw and Lee Counties.
volunteers are needed to answer the phones and do light office work
on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Hours are flexible.
Volunteers for victim services will be trained to support the
24-hour hotline and respond to victims at the hospital. The Center
provides 25 hours of free training prior to volunteers going
“on-call.” This is an excellent opportunity for individuals
considering education or work in the field of counseling, social
work, and law enforcement.
volunteers must be interviewed by the Volunteer Coordinator, pass a
SLED background check, and be at least 18 years old. Volunteers for
victim services must also have a valid driver’s license and be able
to drive at night.
more information contact Rosalyn Moses, Education and Volunteer
Coordinator, at (803) 425-4357 or 1-800-585-4455 during office hours
9 a.m. -5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Habitat for Humanity is
accepting donations for its store. Free pick-up. Gently used
merchandise is being sought. For more information call 432-4333.
Volunteers needed to work at the Habitat for
Humanity Home Store. Habitat for Humanity of KC is a home
ministry whose goal is to help eliminate poverty housing in KC.
Please call 432- 4333 for more information about volunteering.
HOSPICE CARE OF TRI-COUNTY
Hospice Care of Tri-County needs volunteers to
give a few hours a month to provide companionship and support to
terminally ill patients and their families. There is no cost for
training and no previous medical background is required. Contact
Kathi Courtney, Volunteer Coordinator. Phone: 803-432-1195,
Fax:803-432-2592 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
simple way for Anyone to help out the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
in our area, justsave your old ink printer cartridges, toner
cartridges and cell phones and take them to Image Printing in
Camden. They'll be picked up and turned in to a recycling center in
Columbia and the money will be donated to the Palmetto Chapter of
the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. It's a great way to help out kids
who really need the assistance and you're helping the environment at
the same time. So remember, take those old cell phones, toner
cartridges and ink jet printer cartridges to
Image Printing, Mill Street in Camden and
make a difference in the life of a child with diabetes. A community
reminder from KOOL 102.7 and StarTime 1590.