Rotary hosts ‘Jeopardy!’ winner from Lake Wylie Nov. 12

November 3, 2013 

Art Guild evening event Thursday

The Yorkville Artists’ Guild will host a fundraiser, An Evening of Art and Desserts, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at The Cotton Factory, 300 Chatham Ave.

All art is original, framed and ready for hanging.

A $1 donation give donors a chance to win a painting by Joe Zdenek, Betsy Parke or Jack Bolin.

Call 803-981-3598 or 803-415-2535 for more information.

Historical society to meet Sunday

The York County Genealogical & Historical Society will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, Robinson Hall at First A.R.P. Church, 201 E. White St.

Mike Bedenbaugh, executive director of the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, will be the speaker. The Palmetto Trust, the S.C. partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is dedicated to preserving and protecting the historic structures of South Carolina. Its work involves advocacy, education and funding. Join us to learn more about what the Palmetto Trust is doing to save our past for the future. The meeting is open to the public.

Hear from‘Jeopardy!’ winner Nov. 12

“Jeopardy!” winner Benjamin Ingram of Lake Wylie will be the guest speaker at the Nov. 12 Lake Wylie Rotary Club meeting at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane.

Ingram, a 30-year-old IT consultant, won eight consecutive games of “Jeopardy!” fulfilling a childhood dream. The Florence native with degrees from Wofford College and University of South Carolina, won a total of $177,534 and is ranked fifth-best all-time for consecutive wins on the television show, according to the “Jeopardy!” website.

Rotary meets at noon Tuesdays. Lunch, catered by Christopher’s, costs $9. Guest are welcome.

Karen Preston of Cajun Canvas will speak Nov. 19 and the newly formed N.C. Lung Cancer Initiative will be featured Nov. 26.

Visit for more information.

Scout earns Eagle Rank

William “Billy” Loren Gallien of Boy Scout Troop 37 of Clover was honored at an Eagle Scout ceremony Oct. 19 at First United Methodist Church,.

He earned 57 merit badges on his journey toward the Eagle rank, only 21 are required. He completed his Eagle Scout service project at Lewis Family Cemetery in Clover, which involved more than 170 hours of service work. The cemetery was left in disrepair after being abandoned for many years. He completed the project by having a Veteran’s Memorial Service to recognize the veterans and their families buried there.

He has served in different positions of leadership in Troop 255 and Troop 37, including den chief, quartermaster, senior patrol leader, assistant senior patrol leader and instructor. He also is a member of the Skyuka Lodge, Order of the Arrow, an Honor Society of Boy Scouts.

The son of Timothy and Renee Bell Gallien of Clover, he is the grandson of Dorothy MacKenzie Gallien of Rock Hill and the late John Gallien and late Herbert and Voncile Yarborough Bell of Summerville.

Newcomers meeting Nov. 13 in Rock Hill

The Newcomers Club of York County monthly luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov.13 at Applied Technology Center, 2399 W. Main St., featuring the culinary talents of the students. Lunch costs $10. Make reservations by calling 803-712-7276.

Club puts focus

on fall fashion

The Clover Woman’s Club will meet at 4 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Clover Community Center, 120 Bethel St.

Chico’s will demonstrate fashion scarves and jewelry to perk up fall outfits.

Call 803-222-5799 or 803-222-7873 if you need more information.

Women’s group meeting Nov. 20

The River Hills Women’s Club will meet Nov. 20 at River Hills Country Club.

Cocktails will be served at noon, followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m.

Kara Deir of “Olive This” will present a program on the 45 varieties of imported olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars the shop carries.

For reservations please email

Club membership is open to River Hills Country Club members and River Hills residents. Email mryanne@ to join.

Club taking tea reservations

The Woman’s Club of Rock Hill is taking reservations for its Victorian Teas, which are ChristmasVille events. Teas will be 1 p.m. Dec. 6 and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the historic Armstrong-Mauldin House, 607 Aiken Ave.

Cost is $20 per person. The tea includes carolers and servers in Victorian attire and music by harpists, Joan Reid and Nancy Smith. The Sugar Plum Boutique will feature some new vendors showing Christmas themed gifts, decorations and home-made holiday treats.

The Club’s cookbook “Traditional Tea Time Favorites” will be available.

The club also is taking reservations for a Children’s Tea with Mrs. Claus at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 7.Cost is children, $10; adults, $15 and includes favors, music by the Musicality Ringers and other fun activities. Menus differ for children and adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The boutique will include items for children. It will be open one hour before, during and after the teas.

The boutique will be open one hour before, during and after each tea.

For reservations for either event, call 803-328-8888 and your call will be returned.

4-H launches

swine project

The Clemson Extension Service in York, Lancaster and Chester counties is seeking youth to participate in the 4-H/FFA swine project and the 2014 Show and Sale.

In this project, youth ages 5 to 19 will obtain a feeder pig in January, raise it for around three months and show the finished hog at the Annual Livestock Show and Sale. Youth must register as a 4-H member or be a registered FFA member in the Clover or York FFA Chapter to participate.

The weigh-in will be held Jan. 6, and the show and sale will be on March 22 at the Chester Livestock Exchange in Richburg.

This is a United Way of York County sponsored project. The Bank of York sponsors grand and reserve champion prizes and the York County Farm Bureau awards special prizes to show participants.

The registration deadline is Dec. 1. For details, call 803-684-9919, ext. 113.

Catawba 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.

Join MOMS Club in Lake Wylie

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

For more information, email momsclublkw@gmail .com or visit


meet in Fort Mill

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

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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