River Hills Lions honor member with presidential medal

June 10, 2013 

At the May breakfast meeting, Lions District 32-D Gov. Charlene Frye presented Dona Van Leer with the Lions Presidential Medal. Dona is a vital member of the River Hills Lions Club and her service to the community has impacted many individuals. The presidential medal honors Lions who distinguish themselves as leaders and lead by exemplary service. Charlene Frye stated,

“Lion Dona is active in her club, region and on the district level,” Frye said. “She has served as president of the River Hills Lions Club and recruited new members. As Region IV zone chair, she encourages other Lions Clubs to participate in Reading Action Programs using the River Hills Roaring Readers Program as an example. This is a literacy program that River Hills began several years ago and involves reading to elementary school children, giving them books and promoting literacy.”

Genealogical society to meet

The York County Genealogical and Historical Society will have its annual business meeting and summer social at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at the Love home, 390 Love St. in McConnells.

There will be several historical interpretations of former York residents.

Rotary heading to DSBG June 18

Lake Wylie Rotary Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. June 18 for a picnic and tour of Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden , 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont.

Usually, weekly club meetings begin at noon Tuesdays at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane. Guests are welcome. Lunch, catered by Christopher’s, costs $9.

For more information, visit lwrotaryclub.org.

Master Gardener applications accepted

Clemson Extension Service is taking applications for the Master Gardener Class. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays Aug. 6-Nov. 12 at the Clemson Extension Office, 120 N. Congress St.

The program is open to all adults, regardless of gardening experience. Participants learn about all aspects of gardening from soils, to growing vegetables, fruits, trees, shrubs, flowers and lawns. They also learn about garden pests, beneficial insects and plant physiology.

Class costs $300. In addition to the fee, participants must volunteer a minimum of 40 hours in service to the community.

Enrollment is limited, and applications are due by July 6. Applicants will be contacted in July. Call 803-684-9919 for more information.

Sweet Repeat seeks volunteers, donations

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 or 803-831-0722 for more information.

Join MOMS Club in Lake Wylie

MOMS Club, a social group serving ZIP codes 29710 and 29745, offers opportunities for moms and children to join together and enjoy fun activities.

For more information, email momsclublkw@gmail.com.

Art Guild meets monthly

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

at 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.

Toastmasters meet in Fort Mill

Toastmasters offers educational material on such topics as overcoming the fear of speaking and giving advanced speeche.

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.

Call 803-493-9048.

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