CHURCH & COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
 
Virtual Services at Mt. Calvary
All Services at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church will be virtual until further notice. You may view services on our website at mountcalvarymbc.com or on facebook at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of HHI.
 
 

Local Food Assistance Programs Available During COVID-19 Crisis

  • The Council on Aging is offering home delivered meals for persons age 60 and older. Call 1-877-846-8148 and ask for COVID meals.
 
  • If you have children Under 18, you can pick up breakfast and lunch between 7:15-8:45 a.m. at Hilton Head Island High School. For information on other breakfast/lunch drop-off meal schedules, go to http://beaufortschools.net/community/covid-19_updates/curbside_meals_comidas_para_llevar. 
 
  • Grab and Go Soup Kitchens are at 12 noon Monday and Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church on Pope Avenue and 12 noon on Fridays at St Andrew Methodist on Pope Avenue.
 
  • The Sandalwood Pantry on Beach City Road is open 11:30-1:30 PM on Tuesdays.
 
  • Holy Family Catholic Church at 24 Pope Avenue offers grocery pick up at 9 a.m. Thursdays in the church parking lot.
 
Fact VS Rumors About the Coronavirus
If you need to figure out what’s true or false about responses to the coronavirus, check out FEMA’s rumor control site. FEMA has set up a page to help the public distinguish rumors and facts regarding responses to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Check it out at https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus-rumor-control.
 
 

The Lowcountry Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program is offering free tax preparation to persons generally earning $54,000 annually or less, differently-abled persons, persons 60 and older, and limited English-speaking persons, at various sites throughout Beaufort and Jasper Counties. Each taxpayer must bring a photo ID and Social Security card! For more information, contact Theresa Jackson at 843-321-9071. Volunteers will be available 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Deep Well Project and 12 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays at the Hilton Head Public Library.  For a list of all sites, visit  www.vitalowcountry.org.

 

The US Census Bureau is recruiting for the 2020 Census. The starting rate in Beaufort and Jasper counties for census takers is $14.50 per hour. Census jobs provide flexible hours, weekly pay, and paid training. For more information, call 1-855-JOB-2020. Apply at 2020census.gov/jobs. 

 

Burial Plots: The cost for burial plots in Talbird, Elliott and Jenkins Island cemeteries will increase to $500 for members of Mt. Calvary and $800 for non-members, beginning January 1, 2020. If you would like to purchase a plot before January, please contact Bro. Julius Bryan or Sis. Sarah Stewart.

 

Beginning October 1, 2020, your South Carolina driver’s license or identification card must have a gold star to show it’s a REAL ID in order to use it as your identification to board a domestic, commercial flight, enter a secure federal building, or visit a military installation. Purchase yours today and avoid longer lines in the future. Check with your nearest SC DMW office or visit www.scdmvonline.com for more information.