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Myrtle Beach Friday Fax Memo

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FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2022

1.   Next week’s meeting schedule is attached.

2.   City of Myrtle Beach offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, to observe Independence Day.  Solid waste and recycling will be collected on the regular Monday-through-Thursday schedule.  For information, call the Solid Waste and Recycling Division at 843-918-2160.

3.   Join us for the special Independence Day Fireworks Show at 10:00 p.m. in Myrtle Beach.  The fireworks launch from Second Avenue Pier, but the show is visible along the oceanfront and boardwalk.  Happy Fourth of July from the City of Myrtle Beach!

4.   Online vendor registration for the popular South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale opens at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 5.  The garage sale is 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 10, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street.  To register, see our SC’s Largest Garage Sale webpage.

5.   Everyone is invited to the next Beachside Chats to discuss race and healing at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, July 10.  The event takes place at Charlie’s Place, 1420 Carver Street.  For more information, call the Neighborhood Services Department at 843-918-1061.

6.   The Myrtle Beach Police Department partners with Shoreline Behavioral Health Services to host two Prescription Drug “Take Back” Days in July.  Removing medications from the home helps fight the opioid crisis in our community.  Unused prescription drugs can be dropped off safety for disposal.  No liquids, needles, syringes, lancets or inhalers are accepted.  A representative from Shoreline Behavioral Health Services will also be on hand to provide information and assistance.  For more information, contact Crime Prevention Officer Stephani James at sjames@cityofmyrtlebeach.comHere are the event dates, hours and locations….

  • 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Sunday, July 10 – Beside First Baptist Church, 500 Fourth Avenue North
  • 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 11 – Warren S. Gall Police Annex, 3340 Mustang Street

7.   Looking ahead, join the City of Myrtle Beach for a free screening of “Our Vanishing Americana - A South Carolina Portrait,” a one-hour documentary from SCETV set for 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, July 17, at Grand 14 at The Market Common, 4002 DeVille Street.  The film follows Mike Lassiter on his journey across South Carolina and captures the stories of historic, often family-run businesses that line main streets, from the coast to the upstate.  Local visits include Myrtle Beach’s Ocean Drive Barber Shop, Pavilion, Peaches Corner and Jack Thompson’s Studios.  We hope to see you there!

8.   Would you like to serve on a volunteer board, commission or committee for the City of Myrtle Beach?  City Council appoints volunteers to serve on boards, commissions and committees.  To be considered, submit a letter of interest and a brief biography or résumé to City Clerk Jennifer Adkins, P.O. Box 2468, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578.  Or, send an email to jadkins@cityofmyrtlebeach.comIf you'd like to deliver the materials in-person, bring files to City Hall, 937 Broadway Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.  The following boards, commissions and committees have upcoming reappointments or vacancies....

  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee (4 seats)
  • Chapin Memorial Library Board (1 seat)
  • Election Commission (1 seat)
  • Human Rights Commission (1 seat)
  • Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel Corporation Board (1 seat)
  • Planning Commission (2 seats)
  • Technology Advisory Group (3 seats)
  • Standard Code Board of Adjustments and Appeals (1 seat for Licensed Contractor)
9.   The city’s June 2022 list of new business licenses is now available.  The list, published monthly, is available on the Issued Business Licenses webpage.

10.   A comprehensive list of activities and city events is available on our Events webpage.   This file of city-related festivals, programs and more is updated weekly.


11.   Myrtle Beach’s "tween" beach lovers in sixth through eighth grades took part in Pepper Geddings Recreation Center’s Beach Camp, and that’s the subject of our Photos of the Week.  About two dozen guys and gals took part in surfing lessons, beach sports, sandcastle-building competitions, kite flying and more with Parks, Recreation and Sports Tourism Department staff.  Camp participants didn’t let the on-again, off-again rain dampen their enthusiasm!  The Myrtle Beach Fire Department’s experienced Ocean Rescue squad kept a watchful eye as the surfers and swimmers enjoyed the ocean’s warm waves.

12.   Did you know...  That the names of eight Myrtle Beach residents are listed on the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.?  The eight are:  Neal Ira Best (PFC Army), Wilson Boyd Brown (PFC Army), Thomas Leroy Chandler (SGT Army), Larry Leon Jordan (CPL Army), Willie Lee Keith (SP4 Army), James Louis Reaves (CPL Marine Corps), Willie Dalphus Spivey (SSGT Marine Corps) and John Stephen Wasilow (CPL Army).  All died between 1967 and 1970. 

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