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LAKE WYLIE The Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club welcomes guests, members and potential new members to its upcoming luncheon meeting Friday, March 22, at River Hills Country Club.
Featured speaker is Carolyn Rogers, who was elected in 2010 to a four-year term as York County Probate Judge. She will talk about her experiences running for elected office, her responsibilities and experience as probate judge, highlights of the probate process, and how she administers a staggering backlog of court cases.
As probate judge, Rogers has jurisdiction over the administration of estates, issuing marriage licenses, the appointment of guardians and conservators, and involuntary commitments to institutions of mentally ill and/or chemically dependent people, among other duties.
Rogers’ legal career in Rock Hill included practice in estate planning, probate administration and litigation, and real estate.
An 11:30 a.m. social will be followed by lunch at noon and speaker at 12:30 p.m.
Both women and men are invited to the meeting.
Cost of the luncheon is $17 per person. Reservations are required. To reserve your seat with or without lunch (please specify), call 803-831-1814 by March 19 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To join the Clover Lake Wylie Republican Women, call 803-831-1814.
Almost 200 plates sold during
Troop 333 BBQ
LAKE WYLIE Boy Scout Troop 333 held their annual Scout Sunday BBQ Fundraiser March 10 at the River Hills Community Church.
More than 20 Scouts and 18 adults volunteered to serve Ron’s BBQ to churchgoers and the public to raise money for the High Adventure trips and camping supplies.
Scouts sold 81 plates and 51 pounds of barbecue in pre-order sales tickets, while walk-up orders totaled 90 plates and 15 pounds of barbecue.
“Our annual barbecue fundraiser is a great way not only to raise funds for our Scouts, but also to interact with our Lake Wylie community,” said Assistant Scout Master Paul Peterson.
For information about Troop 333, visit troopmaster.com/t333.
Learn more about the library at Rotary meeting
LAKE WYLIE Nancy Monts-Rayfield of Lake Wylie Public Library will speak at the noon March 23 Lake Wylie Rotary Club meeting at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane.
Justin Harris of Ducks Unlimited will speak at the April 2 meeting.
Guests are welcome. Lunch, catered by Christopher’s, costs $9. For more information, visit lwrotaryclub.org.
Women’s club fashion show Wednesday
LAKE WYLIE The monthly meeting of the River Hills Women’s Club will be held Wednesday, March 20, at the River Hill Country Club.
This month’s program will be a Spring Fashion Show, featuring fashions from Stein Mart Ballantyne, presented by Tina Westphal.
Cocktails served at noon. Lunch is served at 12:30 p.m., with the program at 1 p.m. Make reservations by calling 704-309-3483 or emailing email@example.com.
Lake Wylie home tour April 27
LAKE WYLIE The 28th annual Clover/Lake Wylie Home and Garden Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27, sponsored by Clover/Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club.
This year’s them is “Living Leisurely in Lake Wylie,” reflecting the homes and gardens featuring spacious designs with room for relaxation, entertainment and recreation.
Proceeds go to a $2,500 scholarship for a qualified Clover High School senior.
There also will be a $15 per person buffet luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at River Hills Country Club that will include a fashion show presented by Chico’s and men’s wear from the golf shop.
Tickets cost $20 per person, available in advance at The Cleaners, Lake Wylie Plaza, and at River Hills Plantation front gate the day of the event. Luncheon tickets will be available in the dining room of the club on the day of the tour. Call 803-831-7543 or 803-831-8278 for more information.
Optimists offer oratorical contest
CLOVER The Clover Optimist Club is seeking applicants for its oratorical scholarship program, which will be 10 a.m. April 13 at the Clover club. The topic is “Why my voice is important.”
The speech contest is open to any student younger than age 19 by Dec. 31 and has not graduated from high school or the equivalent may enter. Interested students may pick up an application from the Clover High School counselors or from the Clover Optimist Club.
Entrants must submit a speech on this pre-assigned topic. There are three levels to the contest. Club winners, including two boys and two girls, will advance to the second level, the zone contest at 10 a.m. April 27 at the club.
One boy and one girl will advance to the third level, the district contest at 10 a.m. May 11 in Columbia. Two winners, one boy and one girl, will each receive a $2,500 scholarship.
Entrants need to fill out an application, submit a copy of their speech and provide a copy of their birth certificate.
For information, call 803-684-2008 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sweet Repeat seeks volunteers, members
LAKE WYLIE Sweet Repeat Charitable Foundation seeks volunteers for two to six hours a month to work at the Sweet Repeat Shop at Lake Wylie Plaza behind Fred’s.
All proceeds benefit charities in the local area.
Club membership applications are being accepted and are available at the store.
Call 803-831-0490 for more information.
Join MOMS Club
in Lake Wylie
LAKE WYLIE MOMS Club, a social group serving ZIP codes 29710 and 29745, offers great opportunities for moms and children to join together and enjoy fun activities.
Art Guild meets monthly
ROCK HILL The Catawba River Art Guild meets at 10 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Arts Council of York County, 121 E. Main St.
Play bridge Wednesdays
LAKE WYLIE Play Bridge Wednesdays at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane.
For more information or to learn how to play Bridge, call 704-995-3190 or 704-995-3193. Visit carolinabridge.com for more information.
Join Lake Wylie men’s book club
LAKE WYLIE A men’s book club welcomes new members.
Based on similar clubs, the club would like about 12 members meeting monthly in member’s homes. Books to be discussed are chosen by the membership, but typically consist of a mix of fiction and non-fiction.
For information, call 803-831-9280 or email email@example.com.
Toastmasters meet in Fort Mill
FORT MILL Toastmasters offers educational material on such topics as overcoming the fear of speaking and giving advanced speeches such as roasts.
The Fort Mill chapter meets at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road.
Send club news and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday prior to intended Tuesday publication date.