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Murrells Inlet fundraiser set for Lost at Sea Memorial Saturday, Sept. 10th

ar-160909929-jpgmaxh340q90People who would like to support the Lost at Sea Memorial in Murrells Inlet will gather at the Big Beaver Bar for a fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 10. The event, which will features food, live music, raffles, door prizes and a silent auction, will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is a suggested $10 donation. “This is a benefit to help the memorial and continue adding names as necessary,” said event organizer Gary Pew. “It is for a good local cause.” The Lost at Sea Memorial is located at Morse Park Landing in Murrells Inlet. He said he attended the last Lost at Sea Memorial service held in April with a friend who lost her son at sea. He found out that more funds are needed to maintain the monument and add names each year. According to the Lost at Sea Memorial website, it was established in April of 2005 by the family of Johnny W. Brown. He was a native of Horry County and a commercial fisherman out of Murrells Inlet. Read the story here 13:33

Lost at Sea memorial service a decade strong

On Easter Sunday, a small group of people gathered around a granite Lost at Sea monument overlooking the marsh in Murrells Inlet. Since 2005, a special ceremony has been held on the first Sunday in April each year to honor those killed at sea. Thirty names have been added to the Lost at Sea memorial during that time, but this year, no new names were added. Read the rest here 08:09