Midlands Gives 2017

When is Midlands Gives? The fourth annual Midlands Gives event will take place on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. What is Midlands Gives? Hosted by Central Carolina Community Foundation, Midlands Gives is a 24-hour online giving event that brings the region together as one community, raising money and awareness for local nonprofits in 11 Midlands counties. The event is online at the www.midlandsgives.org website. We hope Orangeburg Area Boys & Girls Club will be your charity of choice. Your gift of $20 or more will help us continue to support afterschool programs in ...

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2016 Annual Golf Tournament

As a way of continuing to provide resources for our youth, on Friday, September 16, 2016 we will host our Fourth Annual Golf Tournament at Hillcrest Golf Course, 1099 Saint Matthew Road, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115. Please pre-register by September 8, 2016 or contact us to confirm your commitment. We ask that you please arrive 30 minutes prior to tee time to register the day of event. For additional information, please contact Willie Booker at 803-378-1523, Larry Rivers at (803) 860-1859, or email: OABGClub@yahoo.com. Golf Flyer  Registration Form  

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Dr. Seuss birthday

Education
Edisto Fork Boys & Girls Club members celebrates Dr. Seuss birthday during the month of March by reading Dr. Seuss books as part of their Power Hour (academic success focus time).

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Health Corner

Exercise
What do you know about Prediabetes? Prediabetes- higher than normal glucose levels but not yet diabetes People with prediabetes are likely to have no symptoms.  Unusual thirst, frequent urination, blurred vision and fatigue are all symptoms of full blown diabetes, but these are not likely to appear until the disease is advanced. Who should be tested for prediabetes? People who are overweight and age 45 or older should talk with their doctors about being tested. How much more likely are people with prediabetes to develop diabetes? Five to 15 times more likely...

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Payless Cares

Payless Cares
Just in time for the holiday season, Payless ShoeSource launched an international children’s shoe-giving program, Payless GivesTM Shoes 4 Kids, and selected Orangeburg Area Boys & Girls Club as one of its charity partners.  A group of children served by Orangeburg Area Boys & Girls Club participated in a shoe-shopping trip at the Payless ShoeSource store here in Orangeburg.  The children enjoyed shopping for and selecting their own pair of free new shoes. Payless provided over 50 pair of shoes.

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