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Myrtle Beach Friday Fax Memo

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1.   Next week’s meeting schedule is attached.

2.   Our Events webpage is growing!  The comprehensive list now includes a special “Chapin Memorial Library and Recreation Events” section.  This file of city-related festivals, activities, library programs, recreation classes, events and more is updated weekly.

3.   The next Charlie’s Place Market is 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 20.  Charlie’s Place, 1420 Carver Street, hosts local business owners and products on the third Saturday of each month.  Admission is free!  For information, contact the Neighborhood Services Department at or 843-918-1061.

4.   The Myrtle Beach Fire Department’s hockey team competes for a good cause against Baltimore City firefighters in the Annual Fire and Ice Hockey Game, set for 6:00 to 7:15 p.m., Saturday, August 20, at the Wilmington Ice House, 7201 Ogden Business Lane, in North Carolina.  The game serves as a fundraiser for Horry County Fire Captain Ronnie Green and his wife Monica, a recent cancer survivor.  Before relocating to the Myrtle Beach area, Green served with the Baltimore City Fire Department.  Proceeds will be used to cover medical bills for Monica Green.  Tickets cost only $10.  For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Matt Chiarizio at 860-377-6287.

5.   The City of Myrtle Beach continues to accept Stormwater Master Plan and Drainage Improvements Survey submissions.  The online survey gives residents a chance to offer feedback and suggestions concerning stormwater in Myrtle Beach.  (Note:  Carolina Forest, Socastee, Forestbrook and neighborhoods west of the Intracoastal Waterway are not located within Myrtle Beach city limits.)  Surveys responses are due by Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2022.

6.   Would you like to serve on a volunteer board for the City of Myrtle Beach?  City Council appoints individuals to serve on city 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  If you'd like to deliver materials in-person, bring paperwork to City Hall, 937 Broadway Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.  Here is a list of upcoming reappointments or vacancies....

  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee (3 seats)
  • Chapin Memorial Library Board (1 seat)
  • Election Commission (1 seat)
  • Human Rights Commission (1 seat)
  • Standard Code Board of Adjustments and Appeals (1 Licensed Contractor seat)
  • Technology Advisory Group (3 seats)

7.   Myrtle Beach Police Officer Jacob Hancher’s memory lives on with a new bridge named in his honor, and that’s the subject of our Photos of the Week.  In ceremonies on Friday, August 5, the City of Myrtle Beach dedicated the “Patrolman Jacob Hancher Overpass” on Harrelson Boulevard at US 17.  Police Chief Amy Prock, Mayor Brenda Bethune and Jacob’s parents, Suzanne Williams and Jeffrey Hancher, spoke lovingly of Jacob and the community’s support for his family and fellow officers.  The family then rode to the bridge for the sign unveiling.  Officer Hancher was shot and killed in the line of duty October 3, 2020, while responding to a domestic violence call.  In all, Jacob served five years with the Police Department, first as community service officer, then a police officer. 

8.   Did you know...  That Myrtle Beach city utility customers contributed $3,685 in June 2022 to the Grand Strand Humane Society as a part of R.A.I.N. (Remembering Animals In Need)?  For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, our generous customers donated $41,634 through R.A.I.N.  Would you like to make a regular contribution through your city utility bill?  See the R.A.I.N. Contribution Form webpage to download the form.  Submit the completed form at the City Services Building, 921 North Oak Street.  The city forwards all collections to the shelter each month to feed and care for shelter animals, including a spay and neuter program.  All told, since R.A.I.N. began in April 2011, city customers have given $456,596 to help homeless animals in Myrtle Beach.  Thank you for caring!  By the way, the Grand Strand Humane Society celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.    


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