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The Friday Fax Weekly Memo

   
 

Posted Friday, July 18, 2014


   
 

A printable .pdf of the Friday Fax is available.

 

1.   The week’s meeting schedule and agendas are available Please note that Tuesday’s Myrtle Beach City Council workshop, at 9:00 a.m., will be held at Ground Zero, 904 Chester Street.  Council will tour the former Rivoli Theatre to see the renovations that Ground Zero has accomplished. 

2.   Vendor spaces for South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale went very quickly this year!  As of this writing, only a handful of the 280 spaces remain.  This year’s sale – the 26th annual – is set for 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 6, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.  Admission to the big sale is free, while parking is $3.00 per car, per day.  For more information, visit www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/garagesale.html

3.   Apply now for the 28th session of the Citizens Police AcademyThe class begins September 8 and meets Mondays from 7:00-9:00 p.m. for 10 weeks.  Topics include crime scene investigation, K-9s, emergency vehicle operations and simulated firearms training.  Class members also ride with Myrtle Beach police officers for a behind-the-scenes look at law enforcement.  Applicants must be residents of Horry County and at least 21 years old.  A valid driver’s license, a criminal history check and a driver’s license background check are required.  Once accepted, applicants must attend at least eight of the 10 classes and complete at least 15 hours of ride-along experience to graduate.  Applications are available at the Ted C. Collins Law Enforcement Center, the Law Enforcement Center Annex on Mustang Street and on-line at http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/cpa.html and must be received by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 23.  For more, call Sgt. Mike Guthinger at 843-918-1803.

4.   Registration continues for the ninth annual Mayor’s Cup Amateur Golf Championships for men and women at Whispering Pines Golf Course.  The best score will win these three-day, 54-hole tournaments.  The men’s championship is Friday through Sunday, September 12-14, followed by the women’s championship, Friday through Sunday, September 19-21.  Registration forms are available at Whispering Pines or on line at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/golf.html.  The championships are open to golfers age 18 and older.  You do not need to be a city resident to play! 

5.   The Ansel Adams photography exhibit at the F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum is the subject of our Photos of the WeekThe show features 72 classic images which Adams himself printed for his daughter.  

6.   Did you know…  That the crescent-shaped object on South Carolina’s state flag, to the left of the palmetto tree, isn’t intended to be a crescent moon?  Instead, it’s most likely a gorget, a metal shield that soldiers wore around their necks to protect their throat and chest several hundred years ago.   That crescent shape, but with the tips pointed up, also was worn on South Carolina troops’ caps during Revolutionary times.

Previous Did You Knows are available.

   
         
             
 

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