Knights of Columbus give $4.5K to Clover Area Special Olympics

May 17, 2014 

Knights of Columbus give $4.5K to Special Olympics

The All Saints Council No. 14475 of the Knights of Columbus recently presented a check to the Clover Area Special Olympics for more than $4,500.

The money was raised by the Knight’s annual Operation Hope collection drive, held several weeks outside of local merchants including Food Lion and Bi-Lo supermarkets in Lake Wylie and Clover, Lake Wylie Walmart, Bagel Boat, Lake Wylie Jersey Mike’s and Lake Wylie Waffle House.

“The money raised by the Knights have allowed us to continue the expansion of our ‘Unified Program’ events in both Clover High School and Clover Middle School, and help significantly with the high costs of transporting our athletes to and from events, as well as to purchase uniforms and equipment,” said Patti Myers, special education teacher in Clover schools and coordinator for the Clover Area Special Olympics.

Healing service Saturday at Good Sam

The Divine Healing Ministry Chapter of the International Order of St. Luke will have its first healing service at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road.

The healing services will continue on the fourth Saturday of every month at 3 p.m. at the same location.

Clover church to hold VBS

New Life Baptist Church - Clover, 305 N. Main St., will hold vacation Bible school from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 14 for pre-k through sixth grade.

Lunch will be provided for children. A family cookout with games follows at 4 p.m. Call 803-222-9990.

Community Cafe serves lunch Tuesdays

The Community Cafe offers free weekly lunches 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tuesdays at Lake Wylie Christian Assembly.

The Cafe at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church in Fort Mill serves lunch 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Donations are accepted. For information, call 330-289-1243.

Take trip to Holy Land

Charles and Barbara Ford of Lake Wylie will host a trip to the Holy Land Nov. 5-15.

The Fords have lived in and visited Israel many times and have insight into the history, religion and modern day culture of this region, the birthplace of Christianity.

A series of pre-departure study sessions is being planned.

For trip details, call 803-831-8477 or email For booking details, call Linda Murfin of Above The Crowds Travel at 803-835-0585.

Dine for HOPE

The Waffle House-Lake Wylie and Knights of Columbus of All Saints Council No. 14475 are raising money for Operation HOPE (Helping Other People Everyday), a statewide campaign to help people with intellectual disabilities.

On the first Monday of each month, Waffle House will donate 20 percent of its proceeds to Operation HOPE. For more information, call 803-746-5464.

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