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Quarterly Meeting Notice

Quality Schools/Quality Community Connection

Quarterly Meeting

Thursday, February 27, 2020
St. James Intermediate School*
9641 Scipio Lane

6:00 p.m. –  Optional School Tour

Come in the main door of the school and there will be greeters to assist everyone on where to go from there. School Ambassadors will be giving the tours.

7:00 p.m. – Meeting Begins

Our guest speaker will be Dr. Rick Maxey, Superintendent of Horry County Schools.

The backbone of any community is its schools. Good schools bring families to the area, provide a platform for a stable economy, and help the next generation reach their highest potential. Horry County Schools will host our quarterly meeting. Even if you do not have children in our local schools, you are still paying school taxes so come learn more about the operations of our local school district, the incredible work and achievements that are happening in our schools, and the many volunteer opportunities that exist for you to get involved with the youth in our community. Stantec Design and Consulting was granted Award of Excellence for the St. James Intermediate School in Burgess.

*See the map for school location.

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Great News!

501 (c)(3) Approved

501c Approved

We have just been informed that our application to be designated a 501(c)(3) organization has been approved by the IRS effective May 1, 2019.

This means that any membership fees or donations you have made since May 1, 2019 are tax-deductible for 2019 as well as 2020.

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7th Annual Burgess Community Litter Cleanup

It's that time again for the 7th Annual Burgess Community Cleanup

Time to clean up our community.

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WHEN:  March 7, 2020
Registration & Breakfast
(Breakfast biscuit/juice/coffee)
 
8:30 am. Cleanup 9 am-noon.
(Lunch snack day of cleanup)

WHERE: South Strand Recreation Center, Scipio Lane.
Volunteers will be transported by bus to clean up litte along community roads such as Holmestown Road.

WHO: Residents, students, volunteers. Waivers required - Guardian consent under age 18.
Anyone under 16 must have legal guardian or parent with them.

Sign up for FREE T-shirt by February 19th! 

Keep Horry Beautiful will provide safety vests, gloves and bags.

Click here to sign up or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
 
 
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Quarterly Meeting Notice

Surviving an Active Shooter Event

Quarterly Mtg Nov 2019 Shooter

Active shooter events are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Because active shooter situations are often over within 10 to 15 minutes, before law enforcement arrives on the scene, individuals must be prepared both mentally and physically to deal with active shooter events.

Presented by the Horry County Police

November 21, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
South Strand Recreation Center
9650 Scipio Lane
 
Enjoy some refreshments with us.
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Opioid Crisis Hits Close to Home

Opoid Sept 2019 Web

15th Circuit Solicitor Jimmy A. Richardson II will explain what is happening regarding the local area opioid epidemic.

September 19, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
South Strand Recreation Center
9650 Scipio Lane
 
Relax and sit back and enjoy some refreshments with us.
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Do You Know Your Fire Department?

fireman

You will learn the facts about the need for the special election on the referendum for the Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District. There will be a special election July 16th to vote on referendum.

May 9, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
South Strand Recreation Center
9650 Scipio Lane
 
Settle down with some refreshments and learn about your fire department.
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6th Annual Burgess Community Litter Cleanup

It's that time again for the 6th Annual Burgess Community Cleanup

cleanup imageThis event is dedicated to the memory of Albertha Myers Mazyck

pdfView the Cleanup Poster    pdfView the Press Release

WHEN:  March 16, 2019
Registration & Breakfast (Breakfast biscuit/coffee)-8:30 am.
Cleanup 9 am-noon. (Lunch snack day of cleanup)

WHERE:  South Strand Recreation Center, Scipio Drive. Volunteers will be trans­ported by bus to clean up litter along community roads such as Holmestown Road.

WHO:  Residents, students, volunteers. Waivers required - Guardian consent under age 18. Anyone under 16 must have legal guardian or parent with them. 
 
Click here to sign up or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
 
 
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How does your ‘Southern Lawn & Garden’ grow?

Gary Forrester

Gary Forrester, Regional Senior Extension Agent will be here to talk about ‘Southern Gardening’ and answer your questions.
Learn how the Extension Service can help you.
 
February 21, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
South Strand Recreation Center
9650 Scipio Lane
 
Settle down with a cup of coffee and a cookie and learn about Southern Gardening.
 
 
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WEB meeting announcement cropCELEBRATE our 20th Anniversary

Come and help us celebrate our 20th Anniversary as a community organization.

We are honored to have Lee Brockington present "20-Years and Going Forward",
a brief history of the Burgess Community. Lee wears many hats. Her official title is Senior Interpreter at Hobcaw Barony. Lee is a historian, author, environmentalist and a compelling speaker.
 
November 8, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
South Strand Recreation Center
Enjoy a cup of coffee and a piece of the anniversary cake with us.
 
 
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Postponed: An exclusive seminar for Burgess businesses and their employees/staff.

posponed

We are sorry to have to postpone the Active Shooter event due to hurricane Florence. 

Surviving an Active Shooter Event
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018

Click here to Register!

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For many years the Greater Burgess Community Association has hosted a candidates forum providing our residents the opportunity to listen to brief remarks from each candidate and ask questions. The primary election is June 12th. These are the candidates that have been invited.

Candidates without heading

Thursday, June 7, 2018 – 7:00 PM
South Strand Recreation Center
Refreshments will be available.
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5th annual Burgess Community Litter Cleanup

Spring is coming and so is the 5th Annual Burgess Community Cleanup

Cleanup Poster topThis event is dedicated to the memory of Albertha Myers Mazyck

pdfView the Cleanup Poster

WHEN:  March 10
Registration & Breakfast (Breakfast biscuit/coffee)-8:30 am.
Cleanup 9 am-noon. (Lunch snack day of cleanup)

WHERE:  South Strand Recreation Center, Scipio Drive. Volunteers will be trans­ported by bus to clean up litter along community roads such as Holmestown Road.

WHO:  Residents, students, volunteers. Waivers required - Guardian consent under age 18. Anyone under 16 must have legal guardian or parent with them. 
 
Keep Horry Beautiful will provide safety vests, gloves and bags.

Sign up by Feb. 25 for FREE T-shirt, Breakfast and lunch snack.
Click here to sign up or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
 
 
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Stroke Awareness

Burgess Feb 2018 mtgBrooke Reidel, Stroke and Sepsis Program Coordinator at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital. The presentation will focus on ‘stroke awareness’.

         Objectives are:
              • Discuss prevalence/impact of stroke
              • Types of stroke
              • Signs and symptoms
              • Risk factors
 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7:00 PM
South Strand Recreation Center

Refreshments will be available.

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Learn How Property is Assessed for Property Taxes. . .

Burgess Quarterly Meet Nov 260Also an explantation of a typical property tax bill. Horry County Assessor Lawrence (Larry) Roscoe will also give a brief overview of the Assessor’s Office and take questions.

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 - 7:00 PM
South Strand Recreation Center

Refreshments will be available.

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 ALL Hazards Preparedness

Sized HAZARDS 260

Thursday, August 10, 2017 – 7:00 pm
South Strand Recreation Center

Refreshments will be available.

 

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Would you like to be a Burgess Hostess Volunteer?

hostess burgess 260The Burgess Quarterly meeting (4-times a year) could use some hostesses to help set up and breakdown the refreshment table at the meetings.

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Share with your friends and neighbors. Let us hear from you.

Quarterly meeting coming up June 15.

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Protecting Tomorrow's Environment Today

Burgess graphic meeting 260

The Horry County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) is charged with the responsibility of providing Horry County with a fully integrated solid waste management plan; which includes landfill management, recycling, education, and state-of-the-art technology. SWA staff members Esther Murphy, Victoria Johnson and Kendra Hooks will be presenting information on the SWA, it's facilities and services and how residents can help in "Protecting Tomorrow's Environment Today".

Thursday, June 15, 2017-7:00 pm
South Strand Recreation Center
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