MS support group to meet March 9 in Lake Wylie

March 3, 2013 

A Multiple Sclerosis support group will meet 10 a.m.-noon March 9 at 4474 Island Fords Roads.

For more information, call 803-831-2948.

Blood drives scheduled

Community Blood Center of the Carolinas has scheduled the following blood drives this month:

• March 6 5-8 p.m., Mt. Holly United Methodist Church, 1996 Mt. Holly Road, Rock Hill.

• March 9 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Rock Hill Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., 801 Crawford Road, Rock Hill.

• March 16 4-8 p.m., Regal Manchester Stadium, 1935 Cinema Drive, Rock Hill. Free movie ticket for all donors.

• March 19 5-7 p.m., Fort Mill YMCA, 857 Promenade Walk, Fort Mill.

• March 21 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Compact Power-Rock Hill, 225 NorthPark Drive, Rock Hill.

• March 25 4:30-6:30 p.m., Oakdale Presbyterian Church, 12585 Hwy. 55, Clover.

• March 28 9-11 a.m., Hall Chiropractic, 1171 Market St., suite 206, Fort Mill.

More public drives can be found online at

Call 704-972-4700 for more information.

Parade entries due Friday

Come-See-Me Festival seeks parade entries for the 50th annual event at 6:30 p.m. April 11.

Entries may represent any decade from the 1960s to today. The Parade Committee will review for creativity and theme adherence. Download the parade form at Entry forms are due at noon Friday, March 8. Entry fee costs $30, due by April 1.

For more information, contact

Lowe’s offers clinics for Habitat’s Women Build

As the national partner of Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program, Lowe’s in Rock Hill is offering free training clinics for women interested in volunteering with the Women Build.

The following training clinics are scheduled 8-9 a.m.:

• Sunday, March 10 – How to install exterior siding (and light overview of framing)

• April 7 – How to install insulation and drywall

• May 5 – How to finish interior with paint and trim

• June 2 – How to frame walls and roof (conducted offsite at Habitat for Humanity ReStore)

Space is limited to 20. Call 803-328-1728 or visit

Events help Humane Society

Upcoming events are planned to help the Humane Society of York County.

• 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 14, Spring Bling Jewelry Party at the Fish Market in Baxter.

• 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 22 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 23, yard sale with household items, sporting goods, frames, furniture, books, toys, purses, clothing and more.

• 6 p.m. April 25, Cause for the Paws at the Long Branch Club in Rock Hill. Wing War features four restaurants. There will be a silent auction, music by local bands, mechanical bull rides, raffles, karaoke and more. Tickets in advance: $20 each or $30 couple.

Coupon class Saturday

Coupon Mama will be holding a class from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9, about how to save money with coupons at Rock Hill Masonic Lodge, 130 S. Elizabeth Lane.

Cost is $10 with all proceeds going to Relay for Life.

Call 803-324-4757 to sign up or for more information.

Trip to artist’s Asheville home

As a culmination to the exhibition, “A Life in the Woods: the Paintings of Sallie Middleton,” the Museum of York County is hosting a visit from 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. April 16 to Asheville, N.C., home to the artist and her family.

Depart from the Museum of York County with a late morning arrival in Asheville. Lunch on your own.

After a tour through the Asheville Art Museum followed by a walking tour focusing on the architectural and art deco works of Sallie’s uncle, Douglas Ellington, the tour will stop at the childhood home of Middleton. The “Ellington House” is being restored by Middleton’s daughter.

Cost is $50 for CHM members or $75 non-members. Cost includes transportation via mini-bus, museum admission, snacks and all fees. Call 803-909-7591. Deadline is March 15.

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