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2-Month Events Calendar

September – October 2023

Events sometimes change. Call or email ahead to be sure.

 

September – Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 4 (Monday) – Labor Day – Federal Holiday

Sep 5 (Tuesday) –Normally 1st Monday at 6:30 pm – HCDP Faith Caucus. Meets virtually at 600 pm. For info, contact Cedric Blain-Spain at Cblainspain.stateec@gmail.com.

Sep 5 (1st Tuesday) – South Side Democrats Network Club. Meets virtually at 6:30 pm. For info, contact Cedric Blain-Spain at Cblainspain.stateec@gmail.com.

Sep 8 (2nd Friday) – Beach Dems, 12 noon. Friendly’s, 4705 North Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach. Guest speaker: WMBF Chief Meteorologist Jamie Arnold. For information, contact Sally at sallyphoward@aol.com.

Sep 8 (Friday) – Candidate Filing period Closes for Cities of Conway, Loris, Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, and Town of Surfside Beach (Municipal election Nov 7)

Sep 12 (2nd Tuesday) – Carolina Forest Democrats, 5:30 pm at the Carolina Forest Library. Guest Speaker: Julinna Oxley, Professor of Philosophy at CCU. She will speak about the newly formed group, Moms for Liberty, a conservative-leaning parents’ rights organization that has expanded to Horry County. According to the local chairperson, one of their key issues is “removing inappropriate books from school libraries.” Please join us and bring a friend! Share please. For more info, contact Cathy at cath26@gmail.com.

Also, *we are collecting school supplies to donate to CF Elementary school and also personalized size hygiene products to donate to The Shepherd’s Table. Email cath26@gmail.com for drop off (loose leaf paper, notebooks, pencils, markers, crayons, glue, wipes, tissues, boys underwear (size 6-12) etc. and small size deodorant, soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, tampons, pads, etc)

Sep 13 (2nd Wednesday) – HCDP Gun Sense Committee, 10 am via Zoom, For more info, contact Henry Garbelman at hengar45@gmail.com.

Sep 14 (2nd Thursday, alternating months) – Northwest Action Dems, 3:00 pm at the Loris Library. For information, contact Shirley Vaught at 843-283-7851.

Sep 15 – Oct 15 – Hispanic Heritage Month. To recognize the significant strides of Hispanics in the growth of the U.S., this year’s theme is “Latinos: Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America.”

Sep 18 (3rd Monday) Voter Protection Committee, 2:30 pm. TBD Zoom or In-person at HCDP office, 311c Beaty St, Conway. If not yet a member, please call the office and leave your contact information 843-488-4237.

Sep 19 (Tuesday) – National Voter Registration Day, 10 am – 6 pm. Join local businesses & leaders to register voters, assist with absentee voting, restore voting to ex-offenders, and register youth poll workers (16-17 yr old). Sponsored by HCDP at six locations:

  • Collins Park, 1001 16th Ave, Conway SC
  • Smith Jones Park, 1710 Smith Jones St, Conway SC
  • Chapin Park, 1410 North Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach SC
  • Mary C Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal St, Myrtle Beach SC
  • Loris Parks & Recreation Center, 311 Heritage Rd, Loris SC
  • McLean Park, 93 Oak Dr, North Myrtle Beach SC

Sep 21 (3rd Thursday) – Democratic Womens Council of Horry County, 5 pm at the Socastee Library.

Sep 25 (4th Monday) – Westside Democrats meets Monday at 5:30 pm in the HCDP Office, 311c Beaty St, Conway. Contact Gerald Michael Jr at gman5372@gmail.com.

Sep 28 (Last Thursday) – North Strand Democrats, 5pm. North Myrtle Beach Library. Guest Speaker: TBA.  For info, contact Verlene DeWitt at bigvbd@gmail.com.

Sep 30 (Saturday) – Democrats at NMB Irish Italian International Festival on Main Street, 9 am to 4 pm. Candidates are encouraged to come and campaign under our tent. We will be doing voter registration and promoting the Democratic Party’s platform and achievements under the Biden Administration. Tent hosted by North Strand Dems and GunSense Committee. Volunteers are needed, or just stop by the booth and say hello. For more info, contact Henry Garbelman at hengar45@gmail.com.

October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hispanic Heritage Month continues through Oct 15 to recognize the significant strides of Hispanics in the growth of the U.S. This year’s theme is “Latinos: Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America.”

Oct 2 (1st Monday) – HCDP Faith Caucus. Meets virtually at 630 pm. For info, contact Cedric Blain-Spain at Cblainspain.stateec@gmail.com.

Oct 3 (1st Tuesday) – South Side Democrats Network Club. Meets virtually at 6:30 pm. For info, contact Cedric Blain-Spain at Cblainspain.stateec@gmail.com.

Oct 6 – Last Day to be Registered to Vote in time to vote in the Nov 7 Municipal elections in Atlantic Beach, Aynor, Briarcliffe Acres, Conway, Loris, Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach. Check your registration at scVotes.gov.

Oct 9– Indigenous People’s / Columbus Day – Federal Holiday

Oct 9 (2nd Monday Quarterly) – HCDP Executive Committee meeting, 6:00 pm in Conway.

Oct 10 (2nd Tuesday) – Carolina Forest Democrats, 5:30 pm at the Carolina Forest Library. For more info, contact Cathy at cath26@gmail.com.

Also, *we are collecting school supplies to donate to CF Elementary school and also personalized size hygiene products to donate to The Shepherd’s Table. Email cath26@gmail.com for drop off (loose leaf paper, notebooks, pencils, markers, crayons, glue, wipes, tissues, boys underwear (size 6-12) etc. and small size deodorant, soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, tampons, pads, etc)

Oct 11 (2nd Wednesday) – HCDP Gun Sense Committee, 10 am via Zoom, For more info, contact Henry Garbelman at hengar45@gmail.com.

Oct 12 (2nd Thursday) – South Enders Democratic Club, 5:30 pm. Location: All Souls Waccamaw Unitarian Universalist Church, 7185 Hwy 707 across from the Socastee PO. For info, contact us at info@southenders.org.

Oct 13 (2nd Friday) – Beach Dems, 12 noon. Friendly’s, 4705 North Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach City Council candidates will be invited to speak. For information, contact Sally at sallyphoward@aol.com.

Oct 16 (3rd Monday) Voter Protection Committee, 2:30 pm. TBD Zoom or In-person at HCDP Office, 311c Beaty St, Conway. If not yet a member, please call the office and leave your contact information 843-488-4237.

Oct 19 (3rd Thursday) – Democratic Womens Council of Horry County via Zoom.

Oct 22 (Sunday) – Annual SHORE Dinner at the Mary C. Canty Center on Canal St in Myrtle Beach. The reception will start at 2pm with dinner at 3 pm. (More details soon)

Oct 23 (Monday) – EARLY VOTING for Municipal Elections begins 8:30 am 5:00 pm, through Friday, Nov 3 (closed Sat & Sun) at the Voter Registration & Elections office, 1515 4th Avenue in Conway for registered voters who are residents of Atlantic Beach, Aynor, Briarcliffe Acres, Conway, Loris, Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach or Surfside Beach only.

Oct 23 (4th Monday) – Westside Democrats meets Monday at 5:30 pm in the HCDP

Office, 311c Beaty St, Conway. Contact Gerald Michael Jr at gman5372@gmail.com.

Oct 26 (Last Thursday) – North Strand Democrats, 5pm. North Myrtle Beach Library. Guest Speaker: TBA.  For info, contact Verlene DeWitt at bigvbd@gmail.com.

 

 

 

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