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Community Life – Stay Involved and Stay Safe

While it’s important to stay home and follow the CDC’s guidelines for safety – it’s also important to stay connected.

While it’s important to stay home and follow the CDC’s guidelines for safety –it’s also important to stay connected. Sasee has put together a list of ways you can stay involved through helping others, shopping local and more!

Visit Brookgreen Gardens – you can enjoy the beauty and splendor of Brookgreen for a reduced price – all indoor exhibits are closed. Visit their Facebook page for live events you can watch from home! Visit Brookgreen.org for tickets.

Ed Piotrowski, chief meteorologist for WPDE, is doing live Weather School videos for kids. And, you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy them. The videos stay up on his Facebook page, @EdPiotrowskiwpde, so you can go back and watch the ones you missed.

Enjoy a meal to-go! Many restaurants are offering curbside service and delivery. Visit Georgetown County Curbside, Delivery & Take Out, or Horry County Curbside & Delivery on Facebook for a comprehensive list of restaurants.

View and purchase local art by the artists of Waccamaw Neck Arts Alliance – wcwnaa.org/shop!

Buy a Mother’s Day gift from your favorite local boutique. Good Deed Goods has a wide selection of gifts and will gift wrap for curbside pickup and delivery. Visit Good Deed Goods on Facebook and Instagram, or gooddeedgoods.com – and call 843-651-7979 for personal shopping!

Let’s face it; the current turmoil is causing many of us to feel anxious. Portside Grand Dunes shared a wonderful booklet outlining ways to help us cope. Find it at thewellnesssociety.org.

Portside Grand Dunes is also hosting a virtual Financial Seminar, led by James Croland of Edward Jones, on May 21st at 2pm. To join please contact Hollis Hartman at 843 595 8262 or MarketingIL@portsidegrandedunes.com.

We know our readers want to help – here’s a link to Tidelands Health with a list of their needs: tidelandshealth.org/coronavirus/helping-the-helpers/.

Details by Three Sisters has a headband/bandana that can also be worn as a non-medical, washable face mask. It’s made of breathable rayon in tropical colors. Call 843-235-0502 for delivery or shipping.

Fins First in Myrtle Beach has cute masks, mugs and tee shirts that say, “Social Distancing is the New Black.” Finsfirstmb.com

SaraBeth’s in Georgetown has a drive through window to help you shop safely! Call 843-546-2880.

Twelve 33 Distillery is making hand sanitizer! Curbside pick up in Little River – call 843-663-3344. Limit two per customer.

Are you considering assisted living for your parents or other relative? Virtual tours are available at The Florence Presbyterian Community. Call 843-656-2901 or visit prescommunities.org.

Mail a card and brighten the day of a senior shut-in:

Bethea Retirement Community. Send cards to: Resident, 157 Home Ave., Darlington, SC 29532.

Brightwater Activities Director, Shirley Klee would appreciate nice letters, drawings, and words of wisdom for her members. Mail to Shirley Klee, Activities Director, 101 Brightwater Dr., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579.

The Lakes at Litchfield would love notes and fun letters for members. Please mail to: The Lakes at Litchfield, Shelby Duke – Activities Director, 120 Lakes at Litchfield Dr.Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

Ocean Isle Concert Series is scheduled (outdoors) for Fridays the 22nd & 29th this month, from 6:30-8pm. Museum of Coastal Carolina parking lot, E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. Please call 910-398-2538 to confirm dates!

Litchfield Books is hosting Virtual Reader Meets Writer events. Visit litchfieldbooks.com for details.

If you’ve never joined, our Sasee Bookclub meets monthly on the Sasee Facebook Page. Led by our book reviewer, Nicole McManus, I know she would love for you to join in!