Prudential wins Lake Wylie chamber golf tourney

October 19, 2012 

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The winner of the Lake Wylie Chamber Golf Tournament held Oct. 11 at River Hills Country Club was team Prudential Insurance – Dick Bennett, Jay Young, Justin Long and Eddy Jeffiers.

Tied for second place was team Fred Caldwell – Robin Joyner, Locke Page, Todd Horne and Paul Purser, and York County Natural Gas – Jim Heckle, Mike Fuller, Jaret Lederman and Jay Wilson.

Rinehart Realty expands into Clover

Rinehart Realty Corp.’s Jay Rinehart announced last week the opening of a fourth York County office at 508 Bethel St. in Clover.

The expansion incorporates the operations of Palmetto Homes Realty, currently operating in Clover into the Rinehart offices.

“We could find no better partner in Jay Rinehart and his team,” said Palmetto Homes Realty owner Bobby Meek.

Rinehart Realty has served the Clover community from its Lake Wylie location and other offices since opening in 1976. The company has 75 support staff and real estate professionals offering full service real estate brokerage. For more information, call 803-329-3333 or visit RinehartRealty.com.

Advance Massage grand opening Saturday

Advanced Massage & Bodywork announces its grand opening at the River Hills Marina Club office.

A meet and greet with owner Robert K. Vincent will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at 54 Marina Road, suite 101.

Vincent, a licensed massage and bodywork therapist, American College of Sports Medicine exercise instructor and fitness director for River Hills Country Club, has more than 25 years experience. He opened Advanced Massage and Bodywork in 2008, originally operating from Lifestyle Physical Therapy in Lake Wylie, before moving to Club Fitness, 11108 S. Tryon St., Steele Creek. The River Hills office will be his second location.

“I am eager to introduce this model of restorative therapy to those who may view massage only as a form of relaxation you receive at a day spa,” Vincent said. “It’s my goal to teach folks it is an effective method of achieving better health and wellness, and not simply a luxury.”

He has served as team therapist and trainer for Carolina Panthers and players during the Championship at The Palisades tennis tournaments and on the PGA tour.

An introduction to massage therapy, offering restorative massage and core-functional exercise training, will be available on a first-come basis during the open house.

For more information, call 704-969-2472 or visit advancedmassageandbodywork.com.

Document shredding day Nov. 11

Family Trust Federal Credit Union and Cintas Document Management will provide free document shredding for the public from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 as part of America Recycles Day at the Museum of York County on Mount Gallant Road.

Shredding will be provided for personal and business documents. Staples, rubber bands, folders, paper clips, etc., do not need to be removed before shredding. Destroyed documents will go directly to a paper recycling plant.

The free event will include hands-on activities and games.

Companies earn ‘Fit Friendly’ designation

With a record number 305 applications submitted nationally in late July, there were 12 local companies that received the American Heart Association’s Fit Friendly Worksite designation.

The Fit Friendly Worksites program, presented locally by Moore & Van Allen, is a catalyst for positive change in the American workforce by helping worksites focus on their employees’ overall health and wellness.

This cycle’s Gold recipients are: Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, Crowder Construction Co., GE Capital Retail Bank, Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc.-Corporate Office, Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo, LLP, Mecklenburg County Government, URS Nuclear Center and Zenith Insurance Co. The Fit Friendly Platinum level recipients are: Domtar Paper Company, LLC, EDI-Shealy, Frye Regional Medical Center and Piedmont Natural Gas.

To date, there are 1,358 worksites across the country, 31 in the Charlotte region, which have received “Fit Friendly” recognition.

To earn the Fit Friendly status, worksites must offer employees physical activity options in the workplace, increase healthy eating options at the worksite and promote a culture of wellness. Applications are accepted Jan. 31 and July 31 each year, and local winners are recognized in March at the My Heart My Life CEO Breakfast.

For more information, call 704-208-5500 or visit startwalkingnow.org

Free financial workshops offered

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 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 familytrust.org/knowyourdough or call 803-326-2187.

PBWA seeks vendors for show

The Professional Business Women’s Association of York County is looking for vendors for The Candy Cane Market to be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 1 at York Tech Baxter Hood Center.

Vendor openings are available for artists, craftsmen, gift suppliers, quilters, seamstresses, church groups and any one who wants to sell their products in a Christmas craft show environment.

Proceeds from The Candy Cane Market benefit the PBWA Scholarship Fund. For more information, visit candycanemarket.com.

Friends in Business invites new members

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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