Monday, April 1, 2013
The company featured a portrait of the labor and civil rights leader in honor of his 86th birthday and not a doodle related to Easter.
Google's doodle of Cesar Chavez, co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association now known as the United Farm Workers, caused quite a stir on Sunday. The company featured a portrait of the labor and civil rights leader in honor of his 86th birthday and not a doodle related to Easter. March 31 was also declared Cesar Chavez Day in 2012 by President BarackObama. Google's doodles are "the fun, surprising, and sometimes spontaneous changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists," according to its site. Dana Perino, a Fox News contributor, joined the mix of commentary on the doodle by tweeting: “I thought the Chavez-google thing was a hoax or an …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
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Friday, March 29, 2013
This is the third year members of Emrg Church have made the walk on Good Friday in the hope of "encouraging and inspiring others in Christ's love."
About 30 members of Emrg Church in Irmo set out on a 12-mile walk Friday morning carrying a red wooden cross. This is the third year the group has held the Soles Uniting event where they walk on Good Friday in the hope of "encouraging and inspiring others in Christ's love." The name Soles Uniting is a play on words, Pastor Jonathan Gonzalez said. Gonzalez said the annual walk was a way to bring all different types of people together to honor Christ and pray for others. "Today is the day we honor when Christ was crucified," Gonzalez said. "So we get to go through our city, pray for our city, physically pick up a cross and in a small monumental way kinda of walk in His shoes and show our gratitude and appreciation." Gonzalez said they hope …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Holy Week observance includes the Madrigal Singers, a healing service, Seder meal and more.
In observance of Holy Week, St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Chapin has planned several events starting Wednesday. See the release below. St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church has a full week of activities planned for Holy Week, including its annual tradition of hosting the Newberry College Madrigal Singers for the Maundy Thursday service, which will be held on March 28 at 7:30 pm. The Newberry College Madrigals is a small vocal ensemble that is well-known for its high-level performances of choral chamber works that range from the Middle Ages through the 21st Century, including standards of vocal jazz. This talented group of young men and women has performed at St. Francis for the past seven years, and parishioners and community…
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Show off the new dresses, new suits and Easter Bunny pics on Patch.
Are you getting ready for Easter Sunday? Why not share those precious photos with Patch? Upload yours to this gallery to show off your Easter best.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Many offices will be closed today in observance of Good Friday and Easter.
Need to know what will be closed on Good Friday and Easter in Lexington and Richland counties? Check our list. Government Services Libraries