Ladies Club of Lake Wylie hosting benefit event March 14

March 8, 2014 

Ladies club hosting benefit event Friday

The Ladies Club of Lake Wylie will host a charitable event at Echo Consignment Boutique and Echo Attic from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 14, to benefit Natalie Isenhour, 5, of Lake Wylie who was born with Trisomy-18.

Echo will provide wine and hor’s doeuvres.

Nonperishable food items also will be accepted for the Pack the Back program, which provides Clover School District children with food for weekends and holiday breaks. Items needed include peanut butter, tuna, cereal, canned fruit, macaroni and cheese, granola bars and jelly.

Email to attend or for more information.

Learn to be Go-Giver at Rotary meeting

Motivational speaker Steve Eanes will be the guest speaker at the March 18 Lake Wylie Rotary Club meeting at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road.

Eanes, a certified Go-Giver, consultant and coach, will talk about “walking in your value through Go-Giving.” He will share his experience as a cancer survivor and his sales success using the Go-Giver method. A Go-Giver is someone who focuses exclusively on creating value for the other person. Healthy profits will follow automatically.

The club meets at noon Tuesdays. Lunch costs $9, catered by Christopher’s. Visit for information.

Leo Club’s inaugural meeting March 19

The public is invited. to attend the Clover Lake Wylie Leo Club’s inaugural meeting at 4 p.m. March 19 at Clover Middle School.

The purpose of this newly chartered club sponsored by the River Hills Lions, is “to promote service activities among the youth of the community, which will develop the individual qualities of leadership, experience and opportunity (LEO), and unite its members in friendship, fellowship and mutual understanding.”

Clover Lake Wylie Leo team members already have packaged 10,000 meals for the Stop Hunger Now charity at the South Carolina’s Leo Club Conference. They are collecting recyclable items throughout Clover Middle School, maintaining the Gloria Reid Memorial Garden and the safety patrol.

River Hills Lions advisers Frank Van Leer, JP Russell and Morgan Lombardo, as well as school adviser Leslie Williams, will conduct the ceremony. According to Lions Club International more than 160,000 young people in 140 countries volunteer to serve local communities.

Club hosts fashion show March 19

The River Hills Women’s Club will meet March 19 at River Hills Country Club.

Judy Reed of Chico’s of Rock Hill will emcee a fashion show featuring the latest in women’s designer fashions and the latest fashion tips.

Social time begins at noon with lunch served at 12:30 p.m. Email to make a reservation.

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

GOP group holding yard sale March 22 for CAAC

The Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women will hold a White Elephant Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 22 in the R.P. Boggs & Co. parking lot at Lake Wylie Plaza. Proceeds go to Clover Area Assistance Center Easter meal program.

Donations of gently-used items including purses, belts and specialty items are accepted. However, no clothing please. For more information or for donation pickup, call 803-431-1691.

For information about the club and how to join, call 803-831-1814. Annual membership dues are $25; dues for associate members (men) are $10. CLWRW membership includes an automatic membership in the S.C. Federation of Republican Women and the National Federation of Republican Women.

Golf tournament March 25

The Optimist Club of Rock Hill announces its 11th annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held March 25 at the newly renovated Rock Hill Country Club golf course.

The Captain’s Choice tournament begins with a shot gun start a 12:30 p.m.

The entry fee for a four-person team is $300, including lunch.

A silent auction begins at 11 a.m. and runs through the tournament. It is open to the public.

Hole sponsorships are available for $50.

Proceeds support Police Worthy Boys and Girls Camp, Children’s Attention Home, Camp ARC Cheer for Children and other local youth projects.

To sign up for the tournament or for more information, call 803-327-5530.

GOP group to focus on U.S. Senate races

The Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club will hold a “Red to the Roots” town-hall style luncheon meeting to talk about South Carolina’s 2014 electoral cycle on March 28 at the River Hills Country Club. Emphasis will be on U.S. senatorial races.

Wes Climer, chairman of the York County Republican Party, will serve as moderator. A question and answer segment will follow the presentations.

The South Carolina Republican Party “Red to the Roots” campaign has as its focus the election of more Republicans to local office.

The meeting begins with social time at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch and speaker forum at noon. Cost is $18 per person. To reserve your seat with or without lunch, call 803-831-1814 by March 25.

Historical Society meeting at Fort Mill sites

The York County Genealogical & Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. March 29 at the Bandstand in Confederate Park on Main Street in Fort Mill to learn about the monuments in the park that honor the Catawbas, slaves, soldiers and women “who sacrificed so much from 1861-1865.”

The tour will continue on to Unity Cemetery on Tom Hall Street to visit the graves of several medal of honor recipients and end the visit in Fort Mill at the Fort Mill History Museum, 310 N. White St.

Clover Optimists oratorical contest March 29

The Clover Optimist Club will host its annual oratorical contest for children at 10 a.m. March 29.

Children will be asked to write and speak on the topic “How my passions impact the world.” The speech must be four to five minutes long.

Each contestant must prepare his or her own speech and may receive advice in the preparation.

The contest is open to all youths younger than 19. Parental permission is required.

The contest will be at the Clover Optimist Club, 1500 Tom Joye Road, Clover. Entrants should bring a copy of their speech, a copy of their birth certificate and the application.

For details or an application, call 803-684-2008 or email

Women’s club holding game lunch

The Clover Women’s Club will hold a “Downton Abbey” card and board game luncheon at 1 p.m. April 4 at Clover School District office, 604 Bethel St.

Costumes are encouraged by not required.

Lunch is served at 1 p.m. followed by the games. Cost is $15 and includes door prizes.

Call 803-684-5271 for information.

Shrine Club yard sale April 5

Red Fez Shrine Club, 16600 Red Fez Club Road, will hold a community yard and baked goods sale from 7 a.m. to noon April 5.

Event being held rain or shine. Call 704-578-8098 for information.

Relay for Life 5K April 12

The Stars of Hope Relay for Life team of First Baptist Church in York will sponsor a 5K Hippity Hoppity Hope Easter run/walk to benefit the relay.

The event, a benefit for the American Cancer Society, will begin at 8 a.m. April 12, and the route will begin at the church and go through a residential part of York.

Early packet pickup will be from 3 to 6 p.m. April 11 in the church fellowship hall. Race-day registration and packet pickup will be from 7 to 7:45 a.m.

For details, call 803-684-4297 or visit Online registration is available at

Choral groups unite for concert

The York County Choral Society and Chamber Singers, in collaboration with the Winthrop Chorale and Chamber Singers, present Ralph Vaughn Williams’ “Dona Nobis Pacem,” a secular cantata featuring the Civil War poetry of Walt Whitman at 4 p.m. April 13 at Byrnes Auditorium at Winthrop University.

Soloists are Kristen Wunderlich, soprano, and Jeffrey McEvoy, baritone. Also featured will be music by Vaughn Williams’ British predecessors, contemporaries and successors. All groups are under Katherine Kinsey, director of choral activities at Winthrop University and artistic director of the YCCS.

General admission costs $15, seniors 62 and older $10, students with ID $5. Details:

Tour of homes planned

The 2014 Clover-Lake Wylie Tour of Homes and Gardens will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26, sponosred by Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women.

Tickets cost $20 per person and are available at The Cleaners at Lake Wylie Plaza or by calling 803-831-0689.

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