June 2021

Do you think you have what it takes for college soccer?  Join us for some fun on the field.  We can’t wait to build our soccer program with you!

Date: June 13 and June 27, 2021
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Denmark Technical College Gym, 1126 Solomon Blatt Boulevard, Denmark, SC 29042

Price is FREE

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Hosted by: Denmark Technical College

Date: June 19, 2021
Location: Ness Sports Complex, Bamberg, SC
Time: 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Children all ages are welcome to come play Kick Ball with Law Enforcement (Bamberg Sheriff Department and Bamberg Police Department)

FREE: Hot Dogs, Drinks and Chips

Come out and have a great time.

Sponsored By: Bamberg Legal, LLC

GAP 101 & SC Market Opportunities/Denmark, SC - June 16, 2021

Join us at Saltcatcher Farms for a full-day workshop on food safety & market opportunities with a chance to hear from five speakers. Topics include:

  • Kim Butz, CFSA, will cover GAP 101and the step-by-step approach to farm food safety and certification.
  • Brooke Horton, SCDA, will explain FSMAand help you determine if you are covered or qualify for an exemption.
  • Jim Johnson, SCSU Small Business Development Center, will speak about business planningfor startup or expansion as well as funding and cost-share programs that you may be able to take advantage of for your farm.
  • Rob Last, Clemson Horticulture Extension, will talk about Extension programsfor both the farm and the community.
  • David M. Collins, a local farmer, will demo the Grillo walk-behind tractorand talk about the potential of biochar as a soil amendment.
  • We will wrap up our day with Stephanie Jones, manager of Saltcatcher Farms, who will share her experience with GAP certification. We will get a tour of the farm and learn about all the great things that their community teaching center & gathering space has to offer.

Registration Details: 20 attendee max. Registration closes June 13. $20 CFSA Members. Includes lunch.

GAP 101 & SC Market Opportunities/Denmark, SC - June 16, 2021

This work is supported by Food Safety Outreach Program grant number 2019-70020-30351 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture

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Date: June 14th – July 30th
Location: On the railroad berm in front of Piggly Wiggly

Stroll by and enjoy a fun picture book about two friends who enter a talent show and learn a very important lesson along the way.

After reading Macca & Al’s story, stop by the library to sign out guest book, pick up a small prize, and register to win a special GRAND PRIZE!

This event is a part of ABBE Regional Library System and Bamberg County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.

For more Summer Reading information, visit: and find ABBE Summer Reading on Facebook

The Bamberg County Chamber of Commerce’s June 12th paddle trip is a month away, but we are already making plans so we will have another successful day on the South Fork.  You can help by preregistering at least 3 or 4 days before June 12th and on June 12th sign in as soon as you arrive at Ness Landing and sign out as soon as you get to Bobcat Landing.  

Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021
Time: 9:00 am – Meet at Ness Landing (with your gear unloaded & be ready to shuttle)
Location: Ness Landing is on Hwy 70 (Binnicker Bridge Rd.)

  • This is an 8 mile paddle on the South Fork.
  • To paddle register with Jerry Bell
      • Email:
      • Text: (803) 300-1972 (leave the names and hometowns for all paddlers you are registering)
  • You will need to bring your own boat & gear (life jacket & whistle are required by law)
  • To rent a boat & gear contact Cope Kayak Company, (803) 614-9836
  • Shuttle service will be provided for monthly Chamber River Trips
  • Donations accepted, $10 recommended
  • Camping & Cabins Available at:
      • Edisto Birdhouse Refuge (near Branchville), call (803) 535-2430
      • Barnwell State Park (near Blackville)

Sponsored by: Bamberg County Chamber of Commerce

Join our Community Parade for Denmark Olar High School Class of 2021

Date: June 10, 2021
Location: Denmark Olar High School
Time: 5:30 p.m.

Bring your cars, bring your gifts, bring the noise, and let us show our graduates some love.