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Savannah Valley Trail Donation Boxes

By Nathan Elliott

ON AUGUST 12, the donation boxes for the Savannah Valley Trail that Kevin Freeland, son of Allen and Judy of McCormick designed and made as his Eagle Scout project were installed. Kevin who is a senior at Wardlaw Academy in Edgefield has a long history of scouting. He first became a cub scout in the 3rd grade, then becoming a Weblo in 5th grade. This was a year long project that he designed and built...

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Groups Sew For Lydia Project

By Nathan Elliott

Two organizations joined hands recently for a common cause--sewing Lydia bags to be given to women with cancer. Community Threads in McCormick, a MACK program, partnered with the WIN (Women in Need) Circle of the Lutheran Church by the Lake which has been supporting The Lydia Project for a number of years. Meeting at Hickory Knob State Park the women set up a workshop and soon produced 15 bags that...

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Outdoor Adventure Club Runs the Rapids

By Nathan Elliott

OUR AREA IS full of so many outdoor adventures for Savannah Lakes residents to explore and enjoy! The Outdoor Adventure Club recently took advantage of one of those resources by driving a short hour and fifteen minutes to Bowman, Georgia. Nestled in the rolling foothills, the Broad River offers a great beginner experience to kayaking in whitewater. There are two outfitters along this section of river...

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2nd Quarter Defensive Shoot

By Nathan Elliott

THE 2ND QUARTER defensive shoot was held June 24 at the SLV pistol range. Thirteen members turned out for the event. This quarter’s shooting challenge was divided into two phases. Phase one was 6 shots left handed then 6 shots right handed —NO AIMING. Since most self defense is at close range the targets were set at approximately 10 feet. 
 The second phase had one bad guy holding...

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Rod & Gun Club joins with Clemson Extension

By Nathan Elliott

FOR THE SECOND year the SLV Rod & Gun Club Fishing Committee was asked to take the 4H kids out fishing. They spent the day Monday learning how to make plastic worms, took casting lessons and were taught how to tie fishing knots on hooks & lures by Jamie Pohlman and her team from the Clemson University Extension. 
 On Tuesday we all met at the Dorn boat ramp. Boats were provided by...

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Kayak Training Camp

By Linda McClintock

ON SATURDAY, MAY 20, the SLV Outdoor Adventure Club held their 2017 Kayak Training Camp at Baker Creek State Park. The trainees attended a “classroom” lecture on kayaks, equipment, safety information and a skills presentation. They were divided into 5 teams with two trainers each and were given instruction on shore and in the water practicing their kayaking skills. After all the teams had...

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Comradery with the Rod & Gun Club

By Nathan Elliott

Tony and Marion Farina moved to SLV just a little over two months ago. Tony, being an avid fisherman, enjoyed striper fishing in his home state of New Jersey.Tony fished both fresh and salt water in NJ, and his largest fresh water fish caught being a 47" musky. However, he enjoyed his time spent striper fishing the most. With that in mind, he was convinced to retire in the area around Lake Thurmond....

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July 4th Boat Parade

By Nathan Elliott

DATE: Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4, 2017
 
EVENT: Boat Parade
 
• All interested boats assemble at Dorn Boating Facility between 9:30 and 10:00am, on Tuesday, July 4.
 
• Boats will register in the water at Dorn prior to judging.
 
• During registration boats will be given a placard with boat...

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Car Club Spring Fling

By Bob Stockton

Fourteen cars with 27 McCormick Car Club members participated in a five-day, four-night Appalachian Road Tour.  
The club called the tour its Spring Fling, and stops included Highlands, NC, the Fontana Lake Resort and dam, Banner Elk, Brevard and roads called Tail of the Dragon, Cherohola Skyway, Devils Fork and Diamondback.  
Near perfect asphalt, up and down mountains, around curves,...

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Rod & Gun Club Spring Seminar

By Nathan Elliott

ON THE SATURDAY evening of April 22, the Savannah Lakes Rod & Gun Club held it’s Spring Dinner and Seminar at the River Grille. This spring’s topic was “Common Birds of South Carolina,” presented by Lee Belanger, a member of the Rod & Gun Club.
The evening began at 5:30 with a meet and greet social where everyone enjoyed chatting with old friends and new members. Dinner...

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