Wounded Warrior Archery Foundation focus of Jan. 24 Lake Wylie meeting

January 20, 2014 

Learn about Wounded Warrior program

The Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club will hold its luncheon Friday, Jan. 24, at the River Hills Country Club with featured speaker Kim Dault of the Cross Roads Wounded Warrior Archery Foundation.

This nonprofit charity is based in in Summerton and “dedicated to introducing American soldiers wounded since 2000 to the exciting sport of archery.”

Visitors, members and guests – including men – are invited to the monthly meetings. Following an 11:30 a.m. social, the meeting will commence at noon, followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m. Cost of the luncheon is $18 per person. To join the club or reserve a seat with or without lunch – please specify – email Carol Waris at nannerw@aol.com by Jan. 21.

Men may join the CLWRW as an associate member. Annual membership dues are $25; associate members dues are $10.

Historical society meeting Saturday

The York County Genealogical & Historical Society will host a meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the University of South Carolina – Lancaster Native American Studies Center, 119 S. Main St., Lancaster.

The center is dedicated to documenting, preserving, appreciating, and studying Native American cultures and history. It has information about all the Native Americans in South Carolina’s past and present. Exhibits include more than 1,160 pieces of Catawba Indian pottery – the single largest collection in the world.

Meetings are open to the public.

Learn about Girls on the Run Jan. 28

Lindy Morris, council director for Girls on the Run Tri County, will speak Jan. 28 at Lake Wylie Rotary Club’s noon meeting at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road..

Morris is a graduate of West Virginia University with a background in sales and sales management. She reached out to the Springs Close Foundation, Leroy Spring Complex and Springfield Elementary School to found Girls on the Run Tri County in fall 2003. Since that first group of 20 girls, GOTR Tri County has served more than 1,000 girls a year.

Girls on the Run is a learning program for girls ages 8 to 13. The program is designed to increase physical activity and emotional health by providing girls with the tools to make healthy decisions and form healthy self images. The goal is to encourage positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual and physical development through curriculum based running and walking activities. GOTR Tri County is a nonprofit organizations supported by volunteer coaches and local businesses who provide funding for scholarship programs. For information, visit gotrtricountysc.org.

Rotary meets at noon. Lunch costs $9, catered by Christopher’s. Guests are welcome. For more information, visit lwrotaryclub.com.

Radio group holding HAM operator classes

The York County Amateur Radio Society class to become an Emergency Communications Amateur (HAM) Radio operator will be 7-9 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 4 and 11 at the Piedmont EMS Headquarters, 1065 Heckle Blvd.

Participants must attend all three classes to qualify to take the exam. The book, Gordon West, 2010-2014 Technician Class, must be purchased in advance and is available at amazon.com.

The FCC Amateur Radio Technician test will be 9:30 a.m. Feb. 15. Test fee is $12. To register, contact Brent at K4BSC@ARRL.NET. For information, visit ycars.org.

Lions telephone directory project under way

Volunteer members the River Hills Lions Club are seeking advertising from local businesses for the community’s 2014 telephone directory.

Ads reach 1,100 River Hills residents. Proceeds help local charities, including River Hills/Lake Wylie EMS. In 2013, more than $50,000 in yellow page sales were donated. Organizations interested in placing an ad should email grc60@comporium.net.

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 Meetup.com.

Send club news and photos to news@lakewyliepilot.com. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday prior to intended Tuesday publication date.

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