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OD Shag Club News


Touch, Pull, Push Lightly, Please! By MoJo Randy Sherrill Hello from MoJo Randy Sherrill, “The Shagging DJ”.  The Shagging DJ became a part of my title because I love to shag probably more than most of you and even when DJing I am on the dance floor a good bit. I took shag lessons around 10 years ago in 2013. Pat and Archer Joyce were my instructors in Greensboro, NC. The very first day Archer told the group to get in a circle and he was going to play a few seconds of......

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Spring SOS Brunch by Joe Harrill   Click Here to See Photos of this Event The OD Shag Club held their annual brunch at the OD Arcade on Sunday 4/24/2022.The renown Murl Augustine played the tunes from 10 until noon. Great to see Murl back in the booth! Over 200 people attended the enjoyable event. Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, and wonderful food from the Arcade were served..  Old friendships were renewed and new ones made with dancing and conversation. It was an electric atmosphere as people were having fun, dancing, eating, buying golf cart......

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St. Parade’s Day Parade by Rick Kosko Click Here to see Photos of this Event The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in North Myrtle Beach was huge success, even though it was delayed a week because of weather.  The Shag Club was one of over a hundred entrants who participated after a COVID hiatus.  The weather was perfect for outside activities.  The Shag Club had 9 golf carts, 6 members walking and a total of 35 of our members participating in the parade.  Even though our contingency may have been small, we still managed......

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OD Shag Club Oyster Roast By Charlie Pangburn Click Here to See Photos of This Event   On a beautiful night that hinted at the coming of Spring, the OD Shag Club Oyster Roast was held at the OD Arcade on February 19, 2022.  Committee Chairs Terry and Kathy McCoy and Paulette Miller led a team of close to 30 volunteers in putting on the Roast, which is considered by many to be one of the premier events on the Shag Club’s calendar.  Working for more than two days, this team worked tirelessly......

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Christmas Kids by Karen Young       Each year the OD Shag Club sponsors several families with elementary school children for Christmas.  This year, we had 7 families with 7 children. I would like to thank all those who helped with the Christmas Kids project for the OD Shag Club this year.  Jeannie Brandt, Beth Cornwell and Cindy Day were there for the shopping days for the 7 kids. Jeannie Brandt, Paula Webb, Anita Baldwin, and Joan Bacon helped wrap all the gifts.  We were able to get almost everything on the......

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Christmas Party by   Click here to see photos of  this event   MANY OF THE ODSC MEMBERS WHERE AT FAT HAROLD’S CHRISTMAS PARTY CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS OF FAT HAROLD’S CHRISTMAS PARTY Photos by Kay Hughes...

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Myrtle Beach Manor by Charlie and Connie Pangburn Click here to see Photos of this Event We want to say THANK YOU to all the members of the club who attended the Christmas party on December 6, 2021.  Your participation and interaction with the residents was phenomenal.  The smiles on the faces of the residents and their participation in the play and sing a longs was truly a joy to see.  You displayed the true meaning of Christmas to these folks by your enthusiasm and support for the event.  Without you, it wouldn’t......

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Christmas Parade by Billy Powell   Click here to see Photos of this Event The NMB Christmas parade was held on Saturday, December 4th and the OD Shag Club was certainly a part of the entertainment.  Buddy (Bill Millman) and his favorite elf (Diane Millman) led our entry and they had a lot of elves walking with them to throw out beads.  We were extremely popular with the children.  You could hear as murmur in the crowd of kids as the banner went by with “They have Beads!!!”  We had great golf carts......

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Thanksgiving Party by Donna Williams   Click here to see Photos of this Event The OD Shag Club held our Thanksgiving Party November 20, 2021. What a great night. We were greeted by our lovely hospitality ladies set up in the grill room at Fat Harold’s. You know right off you are in the right place when you are greeted with smiles and laughter. Sure sets the tone for the night. We started off with brief announcements and reminders so we could get to the super music played by Kitty Earles. At 6:30......

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Fall SOS Clean Sweep by Joan Bacon Click here to see Photos of this event On a beautiful October morning; Saturday October 2nd to be exact, our great group From the OD Shag Club met at 8:30 in the parking lot of Deckerzs . We had coffee, biscuits and doughnuts then just visited for a while. Then we hit the streets to pick up trash. We gathered 19 bags of trash! We had 22 participants.  Including some of our new members. A special thank you to them and everyone! Also we thank Deckerzs......

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Golf Cart Winner by Lori Setzer Click Here to see photos of this event We are excited to report that we sold all our golf cart raffle tickets for the 4th year in a row. We want to thank the many members who worked shifts to sell tickets, purchased tickets and supported our club.  A special thank you to Monica Powell, Communications Chair for the many emails sent out for our committee. Thanks to Lulu at Fat Harold’s Andy he staff at McMillan’s for allowing us to sell on their property. We also......

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SOS Brunch by Donna Williams Click Here to see Photos of this Event The Fall OD Shag Club Brunch was held September 19, 2021. What a great way to start a day!!! Our friendly, hardworking hospitality ladies greeted all with smiles as 179 people came through the door. Our Ways and Means committee and their helpers had multiple tables of well-chosen colorful items which resulted in lots of members carrying bags out the door. Charlie Glazer played some great dance music, and the OD Arcade did their usual with a really good breakfast......

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Annual SOS Fall Charity Golf Tournament by  Charlie Pangburn Click Here to see photos of this event Under a beautiful sky and near perfect conditions, the 30th Annual SOS Fall Charity Golf Tournament was held at the Valley at Eastport Golf Club on September 18, 2021.  Golf Committee Co-Chairs Judy Caulder, Glenn Strange, Bob Miller and Karen Young led a team of more than 30 volunteers in reprising the Fall classic after its absence from the calendar last year. Numerous sponsors and prize donors helped make the event an enjoyable one for the......

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Nominations Party by Rick Kosco The August 2020 meeting of the Shag Club was held on Saturday the 21st at Fat Harold’s with 116 members and 2 guests in attendance.  The meeting was called to order by the President, John Setzer and invocation was by Wayne Baldwin. The menu for the meeting was a Fish Fry prepared by Terry McCoy and his crew, and after a bit of a rocky start, they were able to provide a great meal as always.  Food service was provided by Paulette Miller and her helpers, which went......

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Island Vista and Apache Campground by Linda Campbell Click Here to see Photos of this event Island Vista 1 Click Here to see Photos of this event Island Vista 2 Click Here to see Photos of this event Apache Campground The OD Shag Club Dance Team has been very busy with new events at The Apache Campground and Island Vista Resort in Myrtle Beach SC. Charlie Glazer, a local DJ of 55 years has invited to the team to teach the State Dance of Shag to the tourist who are visiting the above......

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The Dance Team at the Shoe Center by Linda Campbell Click Here to see Photos of this event day 1 Click Here to see Photos of this event day 2 The OD Shag Club Dance Team was honored to be invited by Mike and Ginger Parnell to dance for their “Band Fest” at The Shoe Center in North Myrtle Beach SC for June SOS 2021.   Despite temperatures reaching into the 80’s (with heat indexes into the 90’s), the dance team was there to encourage the crowd to get up and dance to the......

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SOS Brunch by Linda Campbell Click Here to see photos of this event The doors to the OD Arcade were locked, however, people began lining up to get inside for the OD Shag Club June SOS Brunch around 8:00am, even though the brunch did not start till 10:00am.  This was the first brunch that the club has had in almost 18 months, and EVERYONE was ready to partake in the great breakfast cooked by the staff of the OD Arcade, drink some “liquid sunshine” and hear the great tunes of DJ Bill Anderson......

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Clean Sweep by Joan Bacon Click Here to see Photos of this event Fellow Shag Club Members, thank you thank you to all who participated in our Clean Sweep on Saturday the tenth! You all are greatly appreciated especially since it was miserably HOT! What a fantastic turn out! We had 33 members(some for the first time) and we collected 39 bags! Again thank you and hope to see you at the Fall Clean Sweep! At least it will be cooler:)! Photos by Linda Campbell...

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May Pizza Party by Joe Harrill Click Here to see Photos of this Event Wow, it has been over a year, but we are finally back in action!! The club met at Fat Harold’s in Ocean Drive and everyone had their fill of wonderful pizza cooked by Main Slice in OD. Thank you, Paulette and your crew, for food set-up and arrangement. The cake was also very good.   A tremendous turnout of 163 people enjoyed the night. John Setzer President, opened the meeting with welcomes, discussed the 50/50 drawing, golf cart ticket......

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Blue Crab Golf Ticket Sales by Lori Setzer Click Here to see Photos of this Event I want to publicly thank the 22 club members who scheduled and worked shifts at the Little River Crab Festival. This group stepped to the plate and committed to covering the needed shifts. While we had other members, who supported us by coming by and buying tickets, offering breaks etc. —these were the club members who got it done. We sold 671 raffle tickets during the festival.  I am proud of the work that this group did......

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Memorial Service by Linda Campbell   Click Here to see Photos of this Event   On April 22, 2021 at 10:00 am the sun was shining brightly on the beach, but the wind was blowing a bitter cold breeze.  However, more than 180 people were gathering with their chairs, blankets, hot drinks on the beach straight out from the horseshoe. They were waiting for a word of comfort, a song of encouragement and a time of reflection as the Memorial service began.  Linda Campbell, Board Member and 2018 Past President welcomed everyone there......

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March Drive Thru by Donna Williams   Click Here to see Photos of this Event We celebrated the first day of Spring with our March Drive Thru Saturday March 20, 2021. Though it did not feel much like we think of as Spring weather, it was a day of joy just seeing our members and fellow workers at another OD. Shag Club event. In spite of the wind, cold and rain it was a great day to be out and about and see all the great people we have missed so much. 148......

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Golf Cart Ticket Sales   Click here to see photos of this event Hello O.D.S.C Members   The Golf Cart Committee set up shop on March 12 and 13 outside of Graham’s Golf Cart Store. (See attached pictures) Thank you to Mike Graham for his continued support.  Also, many thanks to Dolly McDermott, Anita and Wayne Baldwin, and Monica and Billy Powell for volunteering to help us out.  They all did a really great job.  We always need volunteers.  For the two days we sold a total of 454 tickets.  Thanks to those......

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Christmas Delivery I would like to give a special thank you to Jim Sterner for providing the music on Saturday for the drive-thru.  Jim contacted me and volunteered to play Christmas music for the 2 hour drive thru.  He is a new member and his music put all of us in the Christmas spirit! I would like to give some special thanks to our Christmas Family Chairperson, Karen Young, and her team of Jean Brandt and Rich Young for helping shop for clothes and toys for our seven kids.  It was quite a......

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Christmas Drive   Hello ODSC Members, We just finished our Christmas Drive Thru and I want to take a moment to thank all our volunteers.  Terry McCoy and Paulette Miller and their team worked on the the food for us and it was delicious!  We have a great group of volunteers who directed traffic, handled re-up applications and collected your donations for our Christmas Families.  Thank you to all the volunteers! Now, I want to thank the 204 of your who drove thru our event today and donated a van full of food......

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Covid-19 is hitting way too close to everyone’s home. With a sad heart, but with strong faith in our Heavenly Father, today I kneel down in prayer, asking for a full recovery for those with Covid-19 and those in pain. Lord I’m asking You to protect & cover each of us with your healing hands and precious blood. Please protect and strengthen the elderly, homeless, unemployed, sick, front liners and caregivers who are exhausted, but not giving up. Please refresh their minds and renew their strength. Prop them up on every leaning side. Thank......

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  Click here to see Photos of this Event Many, many thanks to our all volunteers who ran our drive-thru election.  Special thanks to Terry McCoy and his team for the wonderful chicken bog.  Just as a fyi, Terry McCoy and his team worked for 2 days preparing the food.   Here are your election results for 2021: President -John Setzer Vice President – Donna Williams Secretary-Charlie Pangburn Treasurer – Rick Kosko Board members- Wayne Baldwin                              Linda Campbell      ......

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Winner of the 2020 Golf Cart by Monica Powell   Today our very own ODSC member, Felix Figueroa, picked up his brand new golf cart!  Many thanks to our Golf Cart Committee (left to right)  John Setzer, Lori Setzer, Monica Palmieri, Jim Palmieri.  Also, many thanks to Mike Graham for all his help in selling tickets and storage of our 2020 cart (featured in back of photo). Maybe you can win next year! Monica Powell Communications Chair  ...

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Golf Cart Drawing by  Monica Palmieri  Click Here to see Photos of this Event A letter from your 2020 Golf Cart Fundraiser Committee:  Hello ODSC, we hope this finds you and your family doing well.   Monica Palmieri, Lori Setzer, John Setzer, and Jim Palmieri are extremely pleased to report that we have sold all of our tickets for the 3rd year in a row.  That is correct; in 2018 we sold 3,000 tickets.  In 2019 we sold 3,200.  In 2020, despite having all of our scheduled events cancelled, all 3,500 tickets have......

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North Myrtle Beach Museum  by Lou Martino   Click Here to See Photos of this Event The ODSC Dance Team was asked to give a brief history and to demonstrate the Shag Dance at the North Myrtle Beach Museum on September 08, 2020 at 9:30am. by Cathy Altman, Executive Director. With the restrictions and safety precautions due to Covid-19 it was recommended that only two members of the dance team provide the information being requested. All safety measures were taken. Each person that was a part of the event wore a mask, practiced......

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ODSC – Important News Hello ODSC Members, Let me start with this:   We will NOT be having a party in August. Now on to other news.  Before the pandemic started, the ODSC had a brunch in January and the Oyster Roast in February.  We are also planning an activity for October so we can vote on our officers and board for 2021.  While we have not been together, expenses still continue such as the rent for the storage bldg., insurance, CPA fees, etc.   In light of the fact that we have cancelled several......

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Golf Cart Fundraiser Update We have an opportunity to sell golf cart raffle tickets at Boulineau’s IGA Grocery Store on July 31st and August 1st.  We currently need volunteers to help sell tickets. We hope to have enough volunteers to sale at both doors.  We will be wearing masks and taking safety precautions with hand sanitizer etc.  If you are able to help, please email Lori Setzer by clicking on this link lsetzerrph@gmail.com or call at 336-971-9791.  Please include your name, shift you are willing to work and your phone number.  Below are the shifts we......

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Golf Cart Fundraiser Update The Golf Cart Raffle Committee set up shop outside of Graham’s Golf Carts on June 26 and 27.  To say it was hot would be an understatement.  We would like to thank our volunteers who braved the heat – Joe Harrell, Nancy & Tom Wegman, Dolly McDermott, Jerry Howard, and Monica & Billy Powell.  (Also, thank you Monica for the communication) Special thanks to Mike Graham for supporting us once again and Rip Tide Radio for the great advertisements. Please support them. Over the weekend we sold 250 tickets.......

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Golf Cart Raffle Ticket Sale at Graham’s Golf Cart Hello ODSC Members, We want to let you know that we will be selling golf cart raffle tickets on:   Date:  Friday, 6/26 and Saturday, 6/27 Location:  Grahams Golf Carts on North Main Street Time:   8:30am and 2:00pm each day We will set up a tent in front of Grahams .  Hopefully it will be crowded as people rent carts for the holiday week. Please support your club by stopping by and purchasing a few tickets.  All of our pre-planned events this year were......

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ODSC Largest Fundraiser of the Year Hello OD Shag Club Members,   We hope all is well with you and your families.  If anyone is interested in purchasing golf cart raffle tickets, the attached will give you a couple of different options. We have many tickets remaining to be sold so we are trying to make it as easy as possible.     We greatly appreciate your help and support.     Golf Cart Raffle Committee Monica & Jim Palmieri Lori & John Setzer    If you live in North Myrtle Beach:  I......

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Message from Your Golf Cart Fundraiser Committee Monica & Jim Palmieri Lori & John Setzer   As you know, all of our selling events this year have been cancelled. We lost St. Patricks’ Day, SOS, SOS Parade, and MayFest, not to mention some smaller events.  This Covid Virus really has a way of trickling down, and we saw it firsthand.  Last year at this time, we were completely sold out.  With restrictions loosening up, we thought we may have a selling opportunity at Graham’s Golf Cart store on Memorial Day weekend.  This is......

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John’s Drive-By by Lou Martino Click Here to see Photos of this event There were just a few clouds in a perfect Carolina Blue sky that set the stage for the most important dance event that the OD Shag Club Dance Team has had thus far for 2020.  Saturday, May 16, 2020, at 10:30 Lou Martino and Linda Campbell organized a surprise “Drive-by” for one of our very own, John and Lori Setzer. Drive-by’s seem to be the new way to “visit” now days due to the “invisible enemy” as it is called,......

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Del Web Residents by Lou Martino Click Here to see Photos of this Event The OD Shag Club Dance Team was asked again to return to Del Web for more lesson’s March 9, 2020 at 6:00PM at the Grand Dunes Active Adult Community in Myrtle Beach to dance and teach. We had several residents return from the last two classes as well as two new couples. One couple was so excited to learn the Shag Dance so that they could go and dance at their daughter’s wedding in three weeks. I am sure......

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Vintage Market Days by  Lou Martino Click Here to See Photos of the Event The OD Shag Club Dance Team was invited to dance at the Vintage Market Days at the Myrtle Beach Sports Complex on February 28, 2020 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM in Myrtle Beach. “Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. Vintage Market Days® events are so much more than a flea market. Each Vintage Market Days® event is a......

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Del Web Residents by Lou Martino Click Here to See Photos of this Event The OD Shag Club Dance Team was again invited to Del Web at Grand Dunes Active Adult Community in Myrtle Beach to perform and instruct the Shag Dance on February 24, 2020 at 6:00PM. Since all the residents were in the last class on February 10, 2020, we moved right into the instruction of the dance. The class was not as large as last class, so each couple had their own Dance Team instructor, which gave the residence a......

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Annual Oyster Roast by John Setzer Click Here to See Photos of this Event Once again, the World-Famous OD Oyster Roast was another success!  We had 280 members and 4 guests on hand to enjoy this culinary event! Prep work began Friday night at Donnie and Wendy’s house with cutting up sausage and prepping the chicken for the Fantastic Chicken Bog (for those of you that have not acquired a taste for oysters) and for those of us who love both.  Thank you also Christina Black, Linda Miller, Pam Rust and Karen Young......

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Bridgewater Residents by Lou Martino Click Here to See Photos of this Event We met the residents in the Back Room of Fat Harold’s in North Myrtle Beach. There were 20 residents that participated. Linda Campbell gave a short introduction of the history of the Shag Dance. The Dance Team then demonstrated the Shag Dance. We gave lessons to the group starting out with a slow basic moving into the start, a female turn, and a male turn. This group learned pretty fast. By the end of the lesson the group was dancing......

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North Myrtle Beach Museum by Lou Martino Click Here to see Photos of this Event The OD Shag Club Dance Team was asked to perform and teach at the North Myrtle Beach Museum on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 2:00PM located at 799 2nd Ave North in North Myrtle Beach. If you haven’t been to the North Myrtle Beach Museum it is a must see.  So, take a few minutes to visit this historical museum. The Museum is open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Tuesday thru Saturday. There website is http://northmyrtlebeachmuseum.com The......

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Del Web Residents by Lou Martino  Click Here to see photos of this Event The OD Shag Club Dance Team was invited to Del Web at Grand Dunes Active Adult Community in Myrtle Beach to perform and instruct the Shag Dance on February 10, 2020 at 6:00PM. We were introduced to a very enthusiastic crowd of residents at Del Web. This is a new facility in Myrtle Beach for over 50 located at 62nd Ave N. Myrtle Beach. There were 20 plus couples in attendance. After a quick history of Shag by Linda......

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Mid Winter Brunch by Monica Palmieri Click Here to see Photos of this Event The activities for 2020 have begun. The Mid-Winter SOS Brunch was held on January 19th.  A great big THANK YOU to our Food Committee and servers who once again did a great job.  Paulette Miller, Kathy McCoy, Terry McCoy, and Faye Chowning handled all of the details without a hitch.  There was plenty of food to go around.  Also, thank you to the Junior Shaggers who put on an incredible demonstration.  The future of the Shag looks bright given......

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Clean Sweep by Joan Bacon Click Here to see Photos of this Event A special thank you to all that helped with our Mid-Winter Clean Sweep! We gathered in the parking lot of Deckerz at 8:30. After coffee, biscuits, cookies and doughnut holes we ventured into the streets to gather trash. We had 26 members attend and gathered 26 bags of trash! Someone even brought up pieces of concrete! Then we settled in for socializing and enjoyed it so much everyone said they will see us in the Spring for our Spring Safari......

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Food Delivery Day by  Karen Young Click here to see photos of the Delivery Day Monday morning, a group of OD Shag Club members delivered the gifts and food to Riverside Elementary School for our sponsored Christmas kids.  The group included Bill Bacon, Rich Young, Lou Martino, John Setzer, Mike Bejzak and Karen Young.  The kid’s parents were called by the school counselor, Felicia Bellamy, to come and pick up the items.  After leaving the school, we went out to North Strand Helping Hands to deliver the remaining food boxes. They weighed them......

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Christmas Gifts and Food Delivery by Karen Young Click here to see photos of getting food ready The OD Shag Club sponsored 8 kids for Christmas with items from their wish lists.  Jeanne Brandt and Karen Young shopped for the toys and wrapped them on Monday.  Then on Friday, the 13th, Cindy Day, Beth Cornwell, Tina Tomberlin and Karen Young shopped for the clothing on their lists and wrapped it all. We were able to get a winter jacket, an outfit, and extra pair of pants, shoes, underwear and socks for each child......

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2019 OD Shag Club Charities by Monica Powell To See Photos of this event Click Here If you remember, the ODSC & ODSC Foundation sponsored a Charity Golf Tournament in September.  The net proceeds were the highest recorded for the club.  Many, many thanks to our Committee Chairs, Larry Jones, Ken Meyers, Karen Young, Bob Miller and Terry McCoy for all your hard work! Last night, the Boards and several members were able to present the rewards of all the hard work to numerous local charities at Fat Harold’s.  The charities included North......

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Boomer Bash by Linda Campbell Click Here to see Photos of this event On October 8, 2019 the OD Shag Club Dance Team was asked to dance at the Inaugural Georgetown County Boomer Bash being held at the Precious Blood Church of Christ in Pawleys Island, SC. From 10:00am-1:00pm. The team, along with approximately 40 vendors, entertained at the expo, dancing at 11:00am and again 12:00pm, showing those who were visiting the exhibition hall that seniors can be active and healthy in their “mature” years. When the team was not dancing, we were......

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Navy Reunion by Lou Martino Click Here to see Photos of this event The  ODSC Dance Team was invited to the USS Bang Navy Reunion October 3, 2019. USS Bang (SS-385) was a United States Navy Balao-class submarine, named after the bang, a dark blue or black fish of the Atlantic herring family found in the coastal waters of the United States north of North Carolina. Bang was laid down on 30 April 1943 at Kittery, Maine, by the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard; launched on 30 August 1943, sponsored by Mrs. Robert W. Neblett; and......

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2019 Gold Cart Winner by Jim Palmieri Click Here to see Photos of this Event You can stick a fork in the 2019 version of the Golf Cart Fundraiser, because it is done.  It was a record-breaking year.  We have never tried to sell 3,200 tickets, we have never sold 3,200 tickets, and they were all sold by the end of SOS Parade Day way back in April. Once again, a great big thank you to our volunteers who gave their time to support the Club, McMillan’s for the use of their parking......

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Fall Migration Brunch by Donna Williams Click Here to see Photos of this Event Double the fun! Double the pleasure! OD Shag Club brunch and Fun Sunday on this beautiful beach day filled with great friends, awesome music, delicious food and a surprise guest entertainer. What else could we ask for? DJ Bill Anderson started the morning off playing great tunes while our breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausage, grits, biscuits and fruit were being prepared by the staff at the OD Arcade. Thank you, Pam and crew. In addition, our coffee and happy......

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Charity Fun Run by Monica Powell   Click Here to see Photos of this Event Our Charity Fun Run was held on a hot, sunny day the last Saturday of July.  We started at the OD Arcade.  Donna Williams and Cindy Day signed all 140 players in at the desk and then they proceeded over to the table to draw their first card.  Many thanks to all our participating clubs., OD Arcade, Saville’s on Second, 810 Bowling, Duck’s and Fat Harold’s.  Not only did they open their doors to us with great service......

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Building Material Suppliers Association by Lou Martino Click Here to see Photos of this event  On July 27, 2019, the ODSC Dance Team was invited to the Building Material Suppliers Association Convention at the Double Tree Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC from 5:30PM thru 7:00PM. We were asked to demonstrate the Shag Dance and instruct those who were interested to learn to do the Shag. Just a few attendees knew how to Shag however there were many that wanted to learn. We danced for the first half hour while the members of the......

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Brightwater Homeowners Welcome to the Shag Dance by Lou Martino Click Here to see photos of this event The OD Shag Club Dance Team was invited to welcome the homeowners of the new development – Bridgewater on Hwy 9 in North Myrtle Beach on July 16, 2019. Since the development is brand new they did not have an area that we could demonstrate and or teach them so we invited them to join the Dance Team to the back room of Fat Harold’s. This was a very enthusiastic group willing to learn the......

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Pizza Party by  Donna Williams Click Here to see Photos of this Event Our Pizza party took place at Ducks. Paul Craver not only played our dance music but sang for us as well. 120+ attended the event and thanks to our food committee, everyone was able to enjoy plenty of delicious pizza with various toppings delivered from The Main Slice. To top off the pizza, our members in attendance with last names from I-P provided us with a vast array of delicious desserts. Thanks to Lou for our pictures and to all......

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Chapin Library 70th Anniversary by Lou Martino Click here to see Photos of this Event The OD Shag Club Dance Team was asked to participate in the 70thyear anniversary of the Chapin Library in Myrtle Beach for the week of June 3 – 8th, 2019. Throughout the week the Dance Team danced and instructed a small group of students ranging from no experience to basic experience. We danced June 4, 2019, in the morning from 10-12Noon and 5-7PM that evening. Then June 6, 2019, we danced to a local band from 4 –......

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Helping Hand Fundraiser by Lou Martino Click Here to see Photos of this Event The OD Shag Club Dance Team was invited to the North Strand Helping Hand Fundraiser June 3, 2019 from 5PM – 8PM by Lori Stone. The Rick Strickland Band Featuring Leas Hudson and fourteen members of the OD Shag Club Dance Team along with six members of the Junior Shaggers Dance Team performed at Antonio’s Restaurant for a crowd of supporters for the Helping Hand Fundraiser. Yes, it was a hot day at Antonio’s Restaurant, but there was a......

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Sea Side Elementary by Lou Martino Click Here to see Photos of this Event So, you think you had a great day.  Well the OD Shag Club Dance Team had a wonderful and exciting day at Sea Side Elementary School in Surfside South Carolina for their Fine Arts Day. The OD Shag Dance Team was invited to Sea Side Elementary School by Ruth Van Sciver, Music Educator. We were to dance from 8:20 to 11:15 with 30-minute sessions for students ranging from 6 thru 9 years of age. We had danced for schools......

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New Member Social by John Setzer Click Here to see Photos of this event Our New Member Social was held on Friday May 10 at 6:00 in the back room of Fat Harold’s.  Attendance was very good with 77 people coming out of which 47 were new members.  Finger sandwiches, assorted snacks and desserts were provided as well.  To help people to mingle a “match” game was played where each person was given a character name which matched another name.  Once you found your match, the idea was to learn facts about your......

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Spring Safari SOS Parade by Billy Powell Click Here to see photos of this event Year          Theme                                  Category                      Finish   2009         St. Dance                              Best Shag Troop                  1stPlace 2010          Back to the 50’s                  Best Shag Troop                  1stPlace 2011           Cupid                                    Best Shag Troop                  1stPlace 2012          Salute to the Troops           Best Shag Troop                  1stPlace 2013          Pontoon  ......

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Spring Safari Brunch by Donna Williams Click here to see Photos of this Event Another great morning at the OD Shag Club Spring Safari Brunch. It was a terrific way to start off another super beach morning with the bright sunshine, lots of wonderful good morning smiles from special friends, delicious food, and awesome music across the street from the beach. What in the world could top all of this? With 317 in attendance including 28 guest and 7 from the Junior Shagger community we began with some great dancing by our Junior......

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Dance Team at St James Elementary School by  Lou Martino Click Here to see Photos of this event The OD Shag Club Dance Team was asked to return to St James Elementary School in Socastee, SC for their Annual Arts Day April 12, 2019, at 7:30AM. It was a beautiful early morning on April 12, 2019, when the OD Shag Club Dance Team entered St James Elementary School for their Annual Fine Arts Day. We were warmly met by Kaleigh Vanlandingham Art Teacher and the Staff and then directed to the mobile class......

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Dance Team at Bo-Lo Grand Opening Windy Hill by Linda Campbell Click Here to see Photos of this event The OD Shag Club Dance Team had a great opportunity to share our beloved dance with the community when asked to dance at the Windy Hills (North Myrtle Beach) Bi-Lo on Wednesday, April 10th and again on Saturday, April 12th.   Three Couples were requested by Ms. Alice Cox for each day to dance. On Wednesday, Lori and John Setzer, Bill and Diane Millman and Lou Martino and Linda Campbell entertained the customers and the Bi-Lo staff......

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Chili Extravaganza by Monica Palmieri   Click here to see photos of this event It may have been a little warm outside, but it was chili inside at Fat Harold’s.  The Chili Extravaganza was held on March 30th. Even though the name of our event was changed from the Chili Cook-Off, the competition was still hot and heavy to see which pot would be depleted first.  The answer; those first in line. Our Food Committee of Terry and Kathy McCoy and Paulette Miller, did an amazing job of setting up the room to ensure......

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St Patrick Day Parade by Billy Powell A little breezy, but otherwise a beautiful day for a parade!  All of the cars were beautifully decorated in green as were the majority of the 65 participants.  Numerous leprechauns, varieties of hair colors and snazzy hats were everywhere.  We had 17 golf carts and one trailer as our St. Paddy’s day entry.  The ODSC was well represented.  14,000 strands of beads were thrown to the thousands of people that lined the streets.  This was the most crowded I have ever seen on the streets for......

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Oyster Roast by Kathy McCoy Click Here to see photos of this event What a great Oyster Roast, Thanks to everybody who helped make it successful. We had 241 members and 5 quests to attend. We started Friday night prepping the food at Donnie and Wendy’s house and it began with CHICKEN, cutting up the sausage, watching Donnie measuring and weighing the food, yes he did…for their world-famous Chicken Bog (yes, for those who just haven’t acquired the love or taste for oysters). And for those of us who love both. Thank you,......

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Clean Sweep by Joan Bacon Click Here to see Photos of this event The O.D. Shag Club held our annual Mid-Winter Clean Sweep on Saturday, January 26th • We had 25 members turn out and we picked up 28 bags of trash! The temperature was in the 30s but the sun was shining and it really did not feel like it was as cold as it was! We all were happy to see the sun for a change and enjoyed biscuits from Hardees, coffee and donut holes from Krispy Kreme as well as......

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  Mid Winter Brunch by Nancy Sook Click Here to see Photos of this event Good friends, good food and good fun.  Midwinter Brunch at the OD Arcade, Sunday morning. Morning cocktails followed by 7 local shaggers on the Junior Shag Team showing us their moves. Some members even were lucky enough to dance with them.  Each local junior shagger received a check for $100.00 that the members donated when the bucket was passed at some events.  The fabulous OD Arcade Brunch was served by members of the 2019 Board. Murl kept the fun......

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Christmas Families by Karen Young Click Here to see Photos of this event The OD Shag Club was given the names of 5 families with a total of 8 children from Riverside Elementary School who needed a good Christmas.  With the donations of $115.00 from the members of the OD Shag Club, $155.00 from the ODSC Dance Team, $200.00 from Dale Clements (by the way Dale joined the club that very night) and the extra discount donated by Belk’s, we were able to get jackets, 2 outfits, underwear, socks and shoes for each......

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Toys For Tots by  Lou Martino Click Here to see Photos of this Event There will be many more children having a joyful Christmas by the generosity of the many friends and neighbors of Horry County, North Myrtle Beach and the surrounding area. Since the OD Shag donated to “Toys for Tots” in North Myrtle Beach Saturday Night from 5PM to 11PM at the Spanish Galleon several of the members of the OD Shag Club attended the “O.D. Locals 2018 Christmas Party. The donation from the club allowed us to be in the......

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Christmas Party by Linda Campbell Click Here to see Photos of this event Reds and Greens, Silver and Gold, Black and White were the colors being seen as the members of the OD Shag Club began checking into Fat Harold’s Beach Club for their Annual Christmas Celebration. Everyone was dressed in his or her Christmas Best. There were even a couple of Santa’s Elves there (aka Wayne and Kathryn Wooten).  As serving staff and the OD Shag Club Food Volunteers were getting the food set up, the greatest Shag Christmas tunes could be......

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Christmas at Myrtle Beach Manor by Joe Ferlauto Click Here to see Photos of this event THANK YOU, THANK YOU and THANK YOU, to all the members of the club who came out and attended this event. You not only attended, your participation and interaction with the residents MADE THE EVENING THE SUCCESS IT WAS. A special thanks to Pat Folds and her junior shaggers who were a big hit with the residents, Jon Harris who volunteered his services as photographer, Jimmy Buffkin who was our DJ for the evening, Paul and Gail Craver,......

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Thanksgiving and Re-up Party by Nancy Sook   Click Here to see photos of this event AMAZING, 320 PEOPLE (259 MEMBERS, 21GUESTS AND 40 JUNIOR SHAG TEAM MEMBERS AND FAMILIES PLUS BRENNER, ASHLEY AND TABITHA) FILLED BOTH ROOMS AT FAT HAROLD’S FOR THE ANNUAL THANKSGIVING-REUP PARTY.  WE FEASTED ON DONNIE’S GRILLED TURKEYS,  WENDY’S BAKED HAMS, DRESSING AND GRAVY AND ALL THE FABULOUS SIDES AND DESSERTS MADE BY MEMBERS.  AFTERWARDS, THE JUNIOR SHAG DANCE TEAM PERFORMED THEIR PERFORMED THE DANCE NUMBERS THEY WILL BE DANCING IN CALIFORNIA.  IF ONLY WE COULD STILL DANCE LIKE......

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Elections and Halloween Party by John Setzer Click Here to see Photos of this Event Our Election/Halloween Party was held on Saturday October 20, 2018 at Saville’s. A hauntingly good time was had by all as there were many Spooktacular costumes to admire! Pizza was served along with various deserts. We had a group of amazing witches and warlocks entertain us with a witch’s dance. Due to the large turnout for the elections, the ballots took quite some time to count and then announce the winners. Tootie Brown was the DJ and provided us plenty of good......

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North Myrtle Beach Museum by Lou Martino Click Here to see Photos of the Event On October 22, 2018 the Dance Team was invited by Cathy Altman, Executive Director to demonstrate and instruct the Shag Dance at the North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum at 10:15AM on 2ndAve North. The group (approximately 20 in number) we danced for Winding River Historical Society from Bolivia, NC were so willing to learn the dance that they spent more time with the dance team than they were given to learn. They were very receptive and encouraging......

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