Food Drive Saturday in West Columbia - The Columbia Classic Chevy Club will conduct a food drive from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, October 8 in the parking lot of the Woodberry Plaza shopping center on U.S. 1 at the intersection with Woodberry Road in the West Columbia community. Lexington Country Sheriff James R. Metts encourages citizens to participate in the event by bringing non-perishable food items for donation to the annual Christmas food and toy drive that the Lexington County Sheriff's Department conducts. Sheriff's Department Sgt. Kevin Blackmon will attend the food drive and collect non-perishable food items that citizens donate. Citizens who want additional information about the food drive can contact William Clayborne with the Columbia Classic Chevy Club at (803)606-0509. The Sheriff's Department will donate all non-perishable food items that are collected during the agency's holiday food and toy drive at a Stuff-A-Bus public awareness event that will be conducted later this year. The food will be distributed to persons in Lexington County who are in need of assistance.
Recycled Teenagers Host Tractor Show - Nellie Rish of the Gilbert-Summit Senior Center, and her recycled teenagers invite the community to their annual Gilbert-Summit 2011 Antique Tractor, Tuck and Car Show this Saturday, October 8, 8 a.m. until mid-afternoon. Bring your family and enjoy a day filled with music, food, and fun. Children's activities include a petting zoo, pedal tractor races, tractor barrel racing, lawn mower barrel race, slowest tractor competition, a bouncy house, and games. Adults will enjoy the iron frying pan toss, country bands, crafts and the many antique tractors, cars and trucks on exhibit. The antique tractor owners will be there to answer any questions on how they work and were used many years ago. There will be food vendors so you can enjoy lunch. The event is free. Proceeds benefit the Meals on Wheels program. The event is at the GSSC facility at 411 Broad Street in Gilbert. For details please call (803)657-5475.
**All information compliments of the Lexington County Chronicle.**
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