Lowcountry Patriots annual banquet set

Lowcountry Patriots will host the sixth annual Banquet and Auction at 5:30 p.m. May 21 at Beaufort's Quality Inn. Food includes Bob Brower's barbecue. Firearms will be sold in live and silent auctions. Proceeds go to the nonprofit NRA Foundation for South Carolina youth firearms safety and education programs. Money also supports the JROTC, women's safety classes, shooting range development/improvement and wildlife conservation. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children age 16 and younger and are available at Port Royal Gun & Pawn or www.friendsofnra.org.

Details: Skip Mercer, 843-263-3671, skip82965@hotmail.com