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Helping Out for Feb. 28, 2018

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Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. and Home Team BBQ collaborated on a new amber ale that debuted at the Hogs for the Cause Block Party on Sunday.

The beer will be sold at Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. and all Home Team BBQ locations. All the proceeds of the sales will benefit Hogs for the Cause, a funding source for pediatric brain cancer outreach services.

Present at the check presentation were the Revs. John Scott (from left), Mary Tucker, Judith Knox and Phil Wrenn; Megan Severn of The Ark of SC; and the Revs. Larry Burgbacher, Lorraine Bradley, Tom Glisson, Bob Howell, Sylvia Mallory, Thulie Beresford and Robert Harper. (Photo/Provided)

The Ark of SC, a nonprofit that provides Alzheimer’s and related dementia family support services, has received a $3,500 donation from the Summerville Area Ministerial Association.

Pictured are Micky Styslinger (front row, from left), respite program director of The Ark of SC; George Karges, Dorchester County Sheriff's Office; Peg Lahmeyer, executive director of The Ark; and William Holmes (back row, from left), Sgt. Jason Forsythe, Leonard Vella and Amanda Huggins, all of Summerville Police Department; Nell White, Dorchester County Sheriff's Office; Charles Osborne, Mauldin Police Department; Naomi Cills, Noah project coordinator for The Ark; and Marcius Atkinson of Mauldin Police Department. (Photo/Provided)In addition, The Ark hosted the International Association of Chiefs of Police in January for a train-the-trainer program titled Responding to Alzheimer’s Disease: Techniques for Law Enforcement and First Responders. The training was held in coordination with the Summerville Police Department. Summerville officers were joined by deputies from Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Mauldin Police Department.

The Ark is also offering its free Powerful Tools for Caregivers series starting in May. The program aims to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend who has chronic illness. The class is 5:30 to 7 p.m. each Thursday from March 22 to April 26 at Zion United Methodist Church. A $30 donation is suggested. Registration is required, and class size is limited. To register, call 843-670-3317.

The 13th annual A Meal to Remember Gala and Auction, a benefit for East Cooper Meals on Wheels, is scheduled for 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms. The event includes small plates from local chefs and restaurants and a live and silent auction.

Participating restaurants include Burtons Grill & Bar, Wild Dunes, Saffron Restaurant & Bakery, On Forty-One, Pier 41, the Wando High School Culinary Team, The Granary and Good Food Catering.

Tickets are $150 each and can be purchased online or by calling 843-881-9350.

Charleston School of Law is hosting its annual spring fundraising event for Lowcountry Orphan Relief from 7 to 10 p.m. March 23 at Hyatt Place Charleston at 560 King St. The event includes a fashion show and a silent auction.

Lowcountry Orphan Relief works with other nonprofits, schools, foster parents and government agencies through the tri-county area to provide goods and services to children who have been abused or neglected.

Kick-Up Your Heels Shoe-raiser is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Mynt. Zeddea Shoes USA will match every dollar raised and buy professional shoes to help underprivileged women.

YesCarolina is holding its 7th annual Mark Motley Foundation State Business Plan Competition on May 4 at the College of Charleston School of Business. The annual business plan competition allows high school students from across South Carolina to compete in entrepreneurship classes for a chance to enter the state competition. The first- and second-place winners of the state competition, as well as their entrepreneurship teachers, will win an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City.

Wow Internet, Cable & Phone has signed on as a laundry room sponsor of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at noon today.

The Local Pulse has organized a Power to Puerto Rico benefit concert to be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday at The Bend. Donations for Puerto Rico will be accepted and monetary donations will go toward transportation of the goods.

Donations should be nonperishable items. Suggestions include Gatorade and Pedialyte; personal care kits with toothpaste, toothbrushes, tampons, soap and shampoo; water purification tablets; baby formula and diapers; solar-powered or battery-operated flashlights and small radios; small tents, sleeping bags, mosquito repellent and bug spray; canned food; first aid kits; gloves, hand sanitizer, trash bags and towels.

Tickets are donation-based and are available online.

The Glass Onion is scheduled to host a Charity Night benefiting Charleston Moves starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Ten percent of all dinner sales will benefit the local organization. Attendees are encouraged to ride their bikes to the restaurant.

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