Located in the Charleston, SC area: URL: The Lowcountry Strummers you can Join (for free). They hold beginners jams and get togethers.
You can also get on their e-mail list by joining their Google Group (also free). Lowcountry Strummers Google Group, just select "apply for membership"
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you want me to add your clubs contact info.