Business news for April 16

April 16, 2013 

Through April 30, Bi-Lo is holding its fourth annual PAWS “Feed the Love” campaign pet food drive, in which food donations go to local-area food banks for families in need.

Bi-Lo pet food drive under way

Through April 30, Bi-Lo is holding its fourth annual PAWS “Feed the Love” campaign pet food drive, in which food donations go to local-area food banks for families in need.

Clover Area Assistance Center is the food bank partner paired with BI-LO Store No. 718 in Lake Wylie.

Shoppers may purchase a $5 bag of pet food with the Bonuscard, and the food will be picked up by or delivered to the store’s food bank partner. The bag contains a week’s worth of dry and canned packages of PAWS Premium, BI-LO’s own brand of high-quality, nutritional and affordably priced cat and dog food.

For more information, visit

York Electric’s annual meeting May 11

York Electric Cooperative Inc. will hold its 72nd annual meeting May 11 at 1385 E. Alexander Love Hwy.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with entertainment by Carolina Rhythm from 9 to 11:45 a.m. The business meeting and prize drawing will be held at noon.

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 after-school 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.

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 8 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

Senior Expo May 7 in York

The 2013 Western York County Senior Expo for all seniors, caregivers and healthcare professionals is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon May 7 at Filbert Presbyterian Church, U.S. 321.

Admission is free, and there will be door prizes, food, beverages, entertainment health screenings and health services information.

For more information, call 803-684-2590 or 803-222-3312.

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