Lions give books to students

May 24, 2014 

Lions give books to students

The River Hills Lions invited Kinard Elementary School students to the media room May 13 and May 15 to pick out a book to take home.

The free program is part of the River Hills Lions Roaring Readers Program and Lions International initiative that promotes literacy and the joy of reading, one book at a time. The Lions will return again next school year in November, March and May.

Optimist Club holds Respect for Law

The Clover Optimist Club recently held its annual Respect for Law awards dinner honoring an officer from the Clover Police Department, Highway Patrol and York County Sheriff’s Office.

The officers chosen this year were Clover Police Department’s Aaron Snelson; Highway Patrol, Trooper R S Bennett; and from the sheriff’s office, Sgt. John Alexander Clark.

Speaker for the evening was Maj. Robert J Hudgins from the sheriff’s office.

The Optimist Club of Clover has been participating in Respect for Law for several years and has been active in the community since 1955.

For more information, call 803-684-2008.

Action Coach to speak June 10

Action Coach Tony Marder will speak at the June 10 Lake Wylie Rotary Club meeting at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road.

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

Chorale group to collect for Buy a Biscuit

During the June 14 Sounds of America concert, the Charlotte Chorale will collect donations for the Buy a Biscuit program, which gives free sausage biscuits to Fort Jackson soldiers who pass through the Charlotte airport.

Chorale members hail from across the metro region, including: south Charlotte, Matthews, Indian Trail, Rock Hill and Lake Wylie.

The concert is 7:30 p.m. June 14 at St. John’s Baptist Church, 300 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte.

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