St. Pat’s after hours event March 14 in Lake Wylie

March 11, 2013 

St. Pat’s after hours Thursday

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Business After Hours, sponsored by Lake Wylie and Clover chambers of commerce and Lake Wylie Liquors, will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Clover Community Bank, 5196 Charlotte Hwy.

For more information, call the Lake Wylie chamber at 803-831-2827.

Golf tourney sponsorships available

Sponsorships are available for the Family Trust Federal Credit Union’s fourth annual Charity Golf Tournament for the Children’s Attention Home, the Palmetto School at the Children’s Attention Home Charter School, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of York County.

The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. May 21 at the Tega Cay Golf Club on Molokai Drive.

Sponsor levels range from $1,000 to $5,000 and include registration for four. Hole sponsorships start at $100. The deadline is May 3.

Entry fee is $400 per team and includes carts, green fees, beverages and lunch.

The Children’s Attention Home was established in 1970 and provides emergency residential shelter and support services for abused, neglected, and abandoned children from birth through 21 years.

The charter school is open to students in kindergarten through eighth grade who live at the home.

The Boys & Girls Clubs provides afterschool programs in Rock Hill and Fort Mill and camps during the summer and spring break.

Register online at or call 803-367-4123 for more information.

Dog training classes to begin

Perfect Pet Dog Training will begin group classes March 23 at the Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane. Classes will meet once a week for six weeks and include, AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy, Intro to Canine Sports, Reactive Dog Class and Canine Life and Social Skills.

In addition, a “Hounds on the Town” class begins at 6 p.m. March 21. Meeting once a week for five weeks, this class meets at different locations to work on manners in public, socialization and confidence building.

Alison Pennington of Lake Wylie is the owner and trainer at Perfect Pet Dog Training. She is certified in on and off leash obedience and behavior modification, is a current member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and is a certified American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen evaluator.

Class space is limited. Call 803-210-9380 or visit for more information.

New shop accepting consignment appointments

Echo Consignment Boutique, an upscale consignment and retail store, is accepting consignments by appointment.

The store will open this month at the Landing Station Shopping Center (Bi-Lo shopping center at S.C. 49 and 274).

Lake Wylie residents Linda Watkins, former owner of Anytime Fitness in Lake Wylie, and Chrissy Pellegrino partnered to open this store because they see a “growing desire for more shopping opportunities in Lake Wylie.”

In addition to brand name women’s and children’s apparel, Echo will also carry specialty lines such as maternity clothing and formal wear, as well as home decor and furnishings.

Call 704-299-1075 or 704-607-0229 to make an appointment or for more information.

Legal preparations seminar April 8

The York County Library and Family Trust Federal Credit Union are offering free workshop called “Old Age is No Place for Sissies” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 8 at the library on Black Street.

Mitchell Payne of Warner, Payne and Black will review documents needed in the event of death or incapacity.

Register at or call 803-326-2187.

Barbecue tournament begins

Charlotte Observer columnist Helen Schwab is holding her annual Tournament of Food.

Tell her which pulled pork barbecue places should go into the tournament.

Places must be within 50 miles of Charlotte.

bracket of 16 will be created, then readers will be invited to vote on one-on-one matchups. No anonymous comments will be counted.


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

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