Life Chains link prayerful protesters across state

October is Respect Life month. Out of the many events designed to call awareness to a culture of life is the annual Life Chain. They will be held on Oct. 4 in most cities unless otherwise noted.

Find one near you:

AIKEN—118 Bypass (Rudy Mason Hwy.) at 183 Old Wagener Road, 2:50- 4 p.m.; Rhonda Terry, 803-643-1834.

BEAUFORT—Ribaut Road at Boundary Street, Oct. 25, 2-3:30 p.m.; Theresa Pulliam, 843-812-3336.

CHARLESTON—Savannah Hwy. at Moore Drive, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Clare and Bill Richter, 843-766-2729.

COLUMBIA—Forest Drive at Beltline Blvd., 2-3:30 p.m.; Holly Gatling, 803- 730-1095.

CONWAY—Hwy. 501 at 16th Avenue, 2-3 p.m.; Brenda Brown, 843-234-0918.

GAFFNEY—Floyd Baker Blvd. at Walton Drive, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Anna Daniel, 864-425-1332.

GARDEN CITY—Hwy. 17 Business at Cypress Avenue, 2-3 p.m.; Karen Davis, 843-668-4877.

GEORGETOWN—Church Street (Hwy. 17) at Frasier Street, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Danny Owens, 843-527-7810.

GOOSE CREEK—510 St. James Ave., 2:30- 3:30 p.m.; Annette Griebsch, 843-554- 7786.

GREENVILLE/SIMPSONVILLE—Woodruff Road between I-85 and I-385, 2:30-3:3p.m.; Gary Hall, 864-367-4635 and Mahlon Helmuth, 864-845-6880, or Valerie, 864-297-8838.

GREENWOOD—Montague Avenue near the rental car lot, 2-3 p.m.; Rhett Copeland, 864-223-8410.

IRMO—St. Andrews Road at Lake Murray Blvd., 2-3:30 p.m.; Deb Marks, 803-920-4933.

LEXINGTON—2350 Augusta Hwy. in front of Corpus Christi Church, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Jeff Hemming, 803- 738-5707.

LONGS—1569 Hwy. 9 E., 4:15-5:30 p.m.; Ashley Bates, 843-222-9065.

MCCORMICK—Hwy. 28 at Hwy. 378, 2-3 p.m.; Donna Smith, 864-391-4420.

MYRTLE BEACH—Kings Hwy. at 38th N., 2-3 p.m.; John Kost, 843-626-8684.

ROCK HILL—Cherry Road at Caswell Street, 2-3:30 p.m., assemble at 1:30 p.m.; Kristine Lenti, 803-487-5751.

SUMMERVILLE—Main Street between Richardson and Doty Avenues, 2:30- 3:30 p.m.; Larry Papineau, 843-696- 2165, or Trident Area Citizens for Life.

SUMTER—Broad Street between N. Salem Street and Wilson Hall Road, Nov. 2, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Hugh Wilson, 803-481-7972.

Signs are available at all locations.

For additional information on S.C. Life Chains, contact Deb Marks, state director, 803-920-4933.