LAKE WYLIE The last meeting for the season of the River Hills Women’s Club will be Wednesday, May 15, at River Hills Country Club.
The Music Men will perform.
Socializing and cocktails served at noon. Lunch is served at 12:30 p.m., followed by the program at 1 p.m. Call 803-831-2018 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation.
FORT MILL The Ballroom Dance Club will meet from 7:30 to 10:20 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the Country Club Golf House, 101 Country Club Drive.
All adults and skill levels are invited for Social Ballroom Dancing with music by DJ Rich Brausch.
Dress code is dressy Casual, no jeans. Dances are alcohol free; non-alcoholic beverages are provided.
Call 803-329-5764 or 803-980-4000.
Masonic Lodge serving barbecue
CLOVER Alpine Masonic Lodge No. 208, 502 N. Main St., will sell barbecue from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18.
Plates are served with barbecue, bun, slaw, chips for $8. Bulk barbecue is available for $8 per pound.
The Clover Eastern Star also will be selling baked goods. Call 803-222-3516 for information.
Writer workshop Saturday in
ROCK HILL The Rock Hill Chapter of the South Carolina Writer’s Workshop is presenting a one-day seminar “Bridging the Publishing Abyss” from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Grace Lutheran Church, 426 Oakland Ave.
The seminar consists of four sessions, lunch, book signings and readings, with tips on writing and publishing from established authors Craig Faris, Roxanne L. Hanna, Lee Q. Miller and Jonathan K. Rice.
About the authors:
• Faris of Rock Hill is a 17-time published author in short fiction, plays and novels. He has won 25 literary awards and his novel, “The Spectrum Conspiracy,” published in January has 34 five-star reviews.
• Hanna of Rock Hill is a writer and editor who grew up in a family printing and publishing business. A ghostwriter for many years, she will soon launch her own publishing firm, to include children’s work, fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
• Miller is an author, memoir writer and personal historian at Winthrop University. She teaches a community service class. Her book, “The Journey: A Celebration of Life,” is used for social work and by Hospice.
• Rice of Charlotte is the editor and publisher of “Iodine Poetry Journal.” He hosts regular poetry readings in Charlotte.
Cost is $15 per person, and includes lunch and light refreshments. SCWW members pay $10. Register online at rockhillscww.org. On-site registration will be available. Email email@example.com for more information.
GOP chair to speak May 24
LAKE WYLIE The Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club welcomes guests, members and potential members to its luncheon May 24 at River Hills Country Club.
Featured speaker is the newly elected York County Republican Party Chairman Wes Climer, who will discuss his plans to grow the York County Republican Party, with a focus on gaining younger members.
Climer’s political experience includes work on Capitol Hill serving as communications director for Congressman Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and as press secretary for Senator Elizabeth Dole (R-N.C.) and Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.). He serves as committeeman for the Rock Hill No. 5 precinct.
A York County native, Climer holds a bachelor’s in political science from Furman University. He is a member of the Rock Hill Rotary Club and chairman of the finance committee for York District Boy Scouts.
An 11:30 a.m. social will be followed by lunch at noon and speaker at 12:30 p.m. A question-and-answer session will conclude the program.
Women and men are invited to the meeting. Reservations are required. Cost of the luncheon is $17 per person. To reserve a seat with or without lunch (please specify), call 803-831-1814 or email hclwrw@ comporium.net by May 21.
To join the club, call 803-831-1814. Annual membership dues cost $25; associate members dues cost $10.
Send club news and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday prior to intended Tuesday publication date.