Christmas is Coming -
Platt Springs United Methodist Church is already preparing for adding Christmas Cheer to families throughout the Midlands. Recipient's names will be placed on the Angel Tree in the church's Narthex. Each card will include preferences, sizes and colors. Linda Swittenberg asks how you and your family, your friends, and/or your business can help this year. She said directions will be placed on the back of each card. The gifts should be returned by Sunday, December 8. For more information call Linda at 803-451-1182.

Glow Ball 2 Man Golf Challenge -
West Metro Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Glow Ball 2 Man Golf Challenge to be held on November 14 at the Charwood Country Club located off Fish Hatchery Road. This will be a 9-hole event with 2-man teams competing with glow in the dark golf balls. Registration deadline to participate in this event is November 12. Contact the West Metro Chamber of Commerce office located on 12th Street to register your team.

City of West Columbia Food Drive -
The city of West Columbia is conduction its 17th Annual Food Drive to help less fortunate families during the Thanksgiving season. Non-perishable foods can be dropped off at the West Columbia City Hall, 200 North 12th Street. Any questions should be directed to Sandy at 803-739-6238. Deadline for food collections is November 25.