Reserve seat by May 20 for S.C. Superintendent of Education forum in Lake Wylie

May 17, 2014 

Club president honored with achievement award

Suzanne Krause, president of the Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club, received the 2014 Republican Woman of Achievement Award for York County from House Rep. Raye Felder, Dist. 26, and House Rep. Ralph Norman, Dist. 48, during a reception in the Lace House at the governor’s mansion complex in Columbia.

The award recognizes her leadership and commitment to the growth and effectiveness of the CLWRW club in support of political candidates and community outreach. Krause has served as club president four times since joining in 2000.

New leaders named at Sweet Repeat meeting

Patti Glaser with Lake Wylie Public Library talked about the library’s 25-year history during the May 9 Sweet Repeat Charitable Foundation meeting at River Hills Country Club

Sweet Repeat donates money to the library, including supporting summer reading programs.

The new Sweet Repeat board members for 2014-15 also were announced during the meeting. President is Linda Cullen; first vice president, Lisa Hooper; second vice president, Clydia Wilson; third vice president, Frances Quarles; secretary, Linda Linangi; treasurer, Sabina Kowalski; personal correspondent, Barbara Morton; directors, Barbara Deuble, Beverly Jones, Ellen O’Brien and Cathy Pellettieri.

Ventriloquist guest of women’s club

The River Hills Women’s Club will meet Wednesday, May 21, at River Hills Country Club.

Steve Brogan, a comic ventriloquist, will entertain the group. He has performed on PBS, “Good Morning America,” The Fox Network and “Carolina Camera.”

Social time begins at noon with lunch served at 12:30 p.m.

Email rhwcmembership@gmail.com to make a reservation.

Club membership is open to River Hills Country Club members and River Hills residents. Email ryanne@compotium.net to join.

S.C. superintendent forum Friday

Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club will host candidates for South Carolina Superintendent of Education at the Friday, May 23, luncheon at River Hills Country Club.

Clover School District Superintendent Marc Sosne will serve as moderator. A question-and-answer session will follow.

State superintendent Mick Zais will retire this year.

Republican candidates are Sally Atwater, teacher, ex-Congressional aide and wife of the late GOP political consultant Lee Atwater; Gary Burgess, Anderson County School board member; Meka Childs, ex-state deputy superintendent of education and former teacher; Amy Cofield, attorney and former teacher; Sheri Few, education activist; Don Jordan, college professor and mathematician; Elizabeth Moffly, Charleston County School board member and 2010 candidate; and Molly Spearman, State Association of School Administrators executive director and former state representative.

The meeting begins with 11:30 a.m. social, followed by lunch and speaker forum at noon. Lunch costs $18. To reserve a seat with or without lunch (please specify), call 803-831-1814 by today, May 20. Visitors, club members and guests – both women and men – are welcome to attend.

Annual membership dues cost $25; dues for associate members (men) are $10. For information or to join the club, call 803-831-1814.

Health and wellness focus of May 27 meeting

Rachel Gilmore of Wellness Ridge will speak at the May 27 Lake Wylie Rotary Club meeting at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road.

Gilmore formed Wellness Ridge offering personal training, nutrition and wellness coaching. As both a life and executive coach, Gilmore has developed successful strategies to help individuals achieve their goals.

The club meets from noon to 1 p.m. Lunch, catered by Christopher’s, costs $9. To reserve a meal or for more information, visit lwrotaryclub.org.

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