ROCK HILL The York County Regional Chamber of Commerce — along with the chambers of Clover, York and Lake Wylie — are hosting the Countywide Business After Hours networking event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at York Technical College’s Baxter Hood Center, 542 S. Anderson Road.
Members and guests from the county’s four chambers are invited to attend. Comporium Communications is sponsoring the event. It will be preceded by their “Business Technology Solution Showcase,” also being held at the Baxter Hood Center. The showcase will focus on new information technology and communication solutions. Call 803-326-6180 for info.
RSVPs are not required. Additional information is available at yorkcountychamber.com. Call 803-324-7500 for chamber event information.
Animal hospital open house Saturday
STEELE CREEK The Carolinas Animal Hospital & Dental Clinic host Client Appreciation Festival from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at 13331 York Center Drive, suite A.
There will be food, music, hospital tours and demos, play areas, police dog demos, raffles and freebies.
Call 704-588-9788 for more information.
Learn about credit score Oct. 9
ROCK HILL A free workshop on credit scores and how to improve them will begin at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the York County Library on Black Street.
The workshop is the second in an eight-month series being held free by the library and Family Trust Federal Credit Union. The series, “Know Your Dough: Inspiring Financial Freedom,” is held the second Tuesday of each month through April. Participants can attend one or all the workshops.
The “Improve Your Credit Score” workshop will be conducted by Jennifer Panther, a certified financial counselor with Family Trust. She’ll explain what makes up the credit score, how to make improvements and how to dispute errors on the credit report. Handouts will be provided.
Books on the topics will be available for checkout. Participants are asked to register in advance at familytrust.org/knowyourdough or call 803-326-2187.
Free financial workshops offered
ROCK HILL The York County Library and Family Trust Federal Credit Union are offering free finances and money management workshops “Know Your Dough: Inspiring Financial Freedom,” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the library on Black Street in Rock Hill.
Up next will be is Improve Your Credit Score, Oct. 9; Home-Buying Made Easy, Nov. 13; Auto-Buying Basics; Dec. 11; Understanding Home and Auto Insurance, Jan. 8; Investing with Confidence, Feb. 12; Identity Theft: Who’s got Your Number?, March 12; Legal Planning for Seniors, April 9.
Books on the topics will be available for checkout. Participants are asked to register in advance at or call 803-326-2187.
Friends in Business invites new members
LAKE WYLIE Friends in Business of Lake Wylie is a local specialty-business networking group that welcomes visitors.
The group meets at 7:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Cafe 49, and 11:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month at All Saints Catholic Church.
For more information, call 803-631-5161 or visit lakewyliebusinesses.com.
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