Community Calendar

• Meal on Wheels Glow Run is Oct. 21

The Pickens County Meals on Wheels 5K Glow Run fundraising event with a glow attire contest will be held on Oct. 21 starting at 7 p.m. Awards will be given to first- and second-place runners. More information and registration is available at and on the Pickens County Meals on Wheels Facebook Page.

• Literacy group needs old books

The Pickens County Literacy Association is collecting books for the Semi Annual Used Book Sale to be held Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Pickens Presbyterian Church Social Hall. Book collection sites are listed on the PCLA Facebook page for Pickens, Easley, Liberty, Central and Clemson. The association is also looking for new students who desire to read or read better with a 1:1 tutor. For more information, email or call Bill Shields at (864) 617-4237.

• Meal on Wheels Casino Night set

Pickens County Meals on Wheels’ Riverboat Casino Night fundraiser is set for Nov. 4, starting 7 p.m. The event will also feature an auction at the McKissick Center for Senior Wellness in Liberty. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased on the Pickens County Meals on Wheels Facebook page or or by calling (864) 606-3745.

• Pickens High Class of 1972 to reunite

The Pickens High School class of 1972 is planning a 45-year reunion. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 4-8 p.m. at Looper’s Barn, located at 101 Laurenwood Drive in Pickens.

Prime rib with accompaniments will be served for $21 per person. Entertainment will also be provided. Mail check or money order in the amount of $25 for the meal, rent and entertainment with Pay to the Order of to: Kathy Grant Gilstrap, 132 Triple D Drive, Pickens SC 29671.

There will be a Facebook page built for classmates to add helpful information and locate other classmates. Graduating is not a requirement to attend. Just being a part of the 1968-1972 group of students is validation.

Contact Gloria Littleton at or Joyce McElhannon Norton at for more information.

• Lynch descendants reunion Oct. 21

The descendants of Capt. William Lynch will hold their semi-annual reunion Saturday, Oct. 21, at Holly Springs Baptist Church. The reunion will run from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with a potluck lunch served at noon.

For more information, contact Harold or Martha Lynch at (864) 915-1957.