Events planned to honor veterans throughout York County

November 5, 2012 

Special events are planned this week to honor veterans:

• The Frank Roach American Legion Post 34 will hold a open house for all honorable discharged veterans 1-4 p.m. Nov. 11 at Post, 199 S. Cherry Road, Rock Hill.

• A celebration dinner for veterans and community friends will be 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 10 at Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, 302 California St., York. Menu includes a choice of baked chicken, fried chicken, or baked ham served with rice and gravy, collard greens, candied yams, cornbread, desserts, and drinks. Veterans eat free. Plates are $7 for adults, and $5 for children under 12. Carry-out plates are available. The event is sponsored by the Willing Workers Club.

• A Tribute to Veterans ceremony will be 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at the Veterans Garden at Glencairn Garden, Rock Hill. The patriotic program will honor the dedicated men and women of the military. The American Legion Post 34, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2889, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1404 and other local groups will participate. The event is free. The Veterans Garden is on Edgemont Avenue. For information, call 803-329-5620.

• Clinton Junior College veterans will host Veterans Day Tribute at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7. All veterans are welcome. Ret. Chief Warrant Officer Jackson XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C. will speak.

Clover women plan antique show

The Clover Antique Road Show will be presented by Caroline Gray during the Clover Woman’s Club meeting at 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at Bowling Green Presbyterian Church, 250 Ridge Road, Clover.

Members can bring old objects for her to value. Members also are asked to bring small wrapped gifts to donate to the White Oak Nursing Home in York. Carolyn Pate is in charge of refreshments. For more information, contact Rita Dulin, 803-222-5799.

DAR chapter to meet Nov. 13

The Peter Smith Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, will hold its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Rodi/The Loft, 245 Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, N.C.

Guest speaker will be Jack Page, a retired Gaston County High School guidance counselor, who will be speaking about the Native Americans of the Piedmont. For information, contact Regent Elaine Glenn at 704-629-4343.

Belmont historical group plans events

The Belmont Historical Society will have a general membership meeting beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in the community room of the Belmont Police Department.

Elections for the 2013-2015 board of directors will be held.

In addition, the society will feature six speakers for a special program on Veteran’s Day Nov. 11. The speakers are former members of the military and will answer questions and give a brief history of their time spent in the service.

Three different eras of military service will be represented. The event will be at 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Cultural and Heritage Learning Center, 40 Catawba St., Belmont.

The Belmont Historical Society is open 1 to 5 p.m. Friday to Sunday and there is no admission charge. Groups tours can be arranged for other times.

For more information about either event, call 704-825-4848.

Rotary meets Tuesdays

Lake Wylie Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane.

Guests are welcome. Lunch, catered by Christopher’s, costs $9.

For more information, visit lwrotaryclub.org.

Mary Kay sales help Sweet Repeat

Mary Kay Consultant Donna Tucker will donate all her profits from selling hand cream, hand scrub and men’s shave cream to Sweet Repeat Foundation. Call her by Dec. 1 for Dec. 17 delivery. All items come gift wrapped. Call 704-989-5338.

For Sweet Repeat Thrift Store information, call 803-831-0490.

Scouts to begin food drive

The York District and Indian Land Boy Scouts annual Scouting for Food Drive begins Saturday. Scouts will canvass neighborhoods dropping off Harris Teeter paper bags with fliers about the drive.

Bags will be picked up beginning 9 a.m. Nov. 10. Donations will be given to local food banks, shelters and soup kitchens. Donations also can be dropped off at Digby’s Pizza, 200 Dobys Bridge, Fort Mill; Allison Love’s Fine Jewelry, 2030 Cherry Road, Rock Hill; Toyota of Rock Hill, 300 Galleria Blvd., Rock Hill and Subway’s in Lake Wylie and Clover (except the one in Walmart).

For information, call 803-431-3725.

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in Lake Wylie

The MOMS Club of Lake Wylie-Clover meets monthly in Lake Wylie.

For information, email momscluboflakewylie@gmail.com; visit Meetup.com, search for “MOMS Club of Lake Wylie, SC” or call 803-619-9228.

Send club news and photos to news@lakewyliepilot.com. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday prior to intended Tuesday publication date.

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