Lion of Year named by River Hills club

July 1, 2013 

Rounds named Lion of Year

The River Hills Lions Club presented Nick Rounds with the 2013 Lion of the Year award.

Rounds has been a member of the River Hills Lions Club since 2009. After joining, he began working on fundraising events and projects. Rounds has served as a board member, secretary of the constitution and by-laws committee, and helps set up the Christmas tree lot and deliver items for the benefit dinner auction. Rounds maintains the Lions’ website and The Focus, the club’s quarterly newsletter. He also uses his love of carpentry to construct boxes for the Lions’ eyeglass collection sites.

In the community, Rounds has coached Oakridge Middle School’s Lego Robotics team for several years, including leading them to several state competitions. He has served on the River Hills Community Association.

Master Gardener applications due Saturday

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.

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

DNR officer to speak July 9

Lake Wylie Rotary Club meets at the noon Tuesdays at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane.

Officer Mark Ferrell of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources will speak July 9.

The guest speaker July 16 will be Wendy Schonfeld of RideAbility Therapeutic Riding Center.

Guests are welcome. Lunch, catered by Christopher’s, costs $9.

For more information, visit

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.

Sweet Repeat welcomes new members

Sweet Repeat Charitable Foundation has welcomed 25 new members this year and is looking for more.

Volunteers are needed for two to six hours a month to work at the Sweet Repeat Shop at Lake Wylie Plaza behind Fred’s.

All proceeds benefit local charities. Club membership applications are being accepted and are available at the store.

Call 803-831-0225 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 or visit and search for “MOMS Club of Lake Wylie, SC.”

Women’s club welcomes members

The Palisades Women’s Club welcomes members.

This service organization, with more than 80 members, also holds many social events.

The club meets monthly at Palisades Country Club. Membership is open to Palisades Country Club members, Palisades Sports Club members and Palisades residents. For information, email

Play bridge Wednesdays

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. Visit for more information.

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