Lemonds to perform at Allison Creek
YORK Allison Creek Bluegrass presents the Lemonds at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7. Allison Creek Bluegrass takes place at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church on S.C. 274 between Lake Wylie and Newport.
The doors open at 6 p.m.; concessions are available begining at 6:30 p.m. and the music is from 7 to 9 p.m.. This is a family-friendly activity with no cover charge.
Relay for Life has second cookbook
YORK The Western York county Relay for Life has published its second cookbook, “A Taste of Relay Two.” The books are available for $15 from any Relay team member or any member of First Baptist Church in York.
The cookbooks, to benefit the American Cancer Society project, include about 515 recipes from the 2012 teams. People who want the books can also email Linda Crisp at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 803-684-3199.
Groups plan milkweed seminar
YORK The York County Historical 4-H Club, in collaboration with a Tea and Topics Event of the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill, will host a milkweed seminar at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 12.
The seminar will be at the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill, 607 Aiken Ave. Rock Hill. Thomas “Pookie” Williams will be the speaker. Participants will receive milkweed seeds grown and collected by the 4-H members. The milkweed was grown in a butterfly garden at 600 College Ave., Rock Hill, and the garden was funded by the City of Rock Hill’s youth council grant.
During the seminar, Emma McDaniel, a member of the Historical 4-H Club, will be awarded a Prudential Spirit of Community medallion by Tres Jones, a Prudential representative. She is a state honoree for this youth volunteer award and will earn a $1,000 award, an engraved medallion and a trip to Washington, D.C., where she will join the top two honorees from each of the other states for four days.
Kings Mountain group plans yard sale
The Kings Mountain Woman’s Club will host a community indoor yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9 at 108 E. Mountain Street, Kings Mountain, N.C.
An indoor space with a table provided will rent for $10 and outdoor space with no table is $10. Individuals and groups are welcome to rent a table. Crafts and bake sale items also are welcome.
Set up will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 8. Call 704-739-0394 for more information. To reserve your space, please send your check to Kings Mountain Woman's Club, P.O. Box 1343, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
McCelvey to host program on Cowpens
YORK The McCelvey Center in York will host a program on the Battle of Cowpens from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9.
Join guest speaker Correll Kennedy, a park guide from Cowpens National Battlefield, as he describes how a Patriot victory was won in less than an hour along Green River Road as Continental Gen. Daniel Morgan’s strategic placement of militia units, cavalry, and infantry hindered Britsh Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton’s advance in battle.
For more information, please contact the Historical Center of York County at 803-684-3948, ext. 2, or email email@example.com.
The Historical Center of York County is in the McCelvey Center, 212 East Jefferson Street in York. Free educational workshops take place on the second Saturday of each month beginning at 11 a.m.
Probate judge to speak March 22
LAKE WYLIE The Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women's Club will host York County probage judge Carolyn Rogers as a guest speaker for its luncheon meeting on March 22 at the River Hills Country Club, Lake Wylie, South Carolina.
Rogers, was elected in 2010 to a four-year term. Among topics she plans to discuss are her experiences in running for elected office, her responsibilities and experience as a judge, a highlights of the probate process and how she administers a staggering backlog of court cases.
Both women and men are invited; however reservations are required. An 11:30 a.m. social will be followed by lunch at noon and speaker at 12:30 p.m. A question and answer session will conclude the program. Extra seating will be provided for those who cannot make it to the luncheon.
Cost of the luncheon is $17 per person. To reserve your seat with or without lunch, contact Linda Armfield at 831-1814 by March 19 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To join the group, contact membership chair Linda Armfield at (803) 831-1814. Men may join as an associate member. Annual membership dues are $25; associate member dues are $10.
Delta Sigma Theta plans day of service
The Rock Hill Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is hosting its Impact Day of Service: A Journey to Wellness, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at the Emmett Scott Center, 805 Crawford Road, Rock Hill.
Activities include health screenings and information displays, vendors, food tasting and lots of fun. A mobile blood drive and a mobile mammogram unit will be on site. The event is free and open to the public. Contact Sonia Dennis-Hart at 704-490-0272 for details
Lowe’s offering Habitat training
YORK In preparation for Habitat for Humanity of York County’s 2013 Women Build, Lowe’s in York will be offering five training clinics. The clinics are free, open to women who want to volunteer with the Habitat’s Women Build.
Clinics will be offered from 8 to 9 a.m. on the fourth Saturday of each month. Topics are, March 23, framing for walls; April 27, installing insulation and interior trim; May 25, how to install exterior siding; and June 22, painting and punch-list items.
Lowe’s in York is located at 1010 E. Liberty St. For information or to sign up, contact the Habitat for Humanity at 803-328-1728 or by email at email@example.com. Space for each training clinic is limited to 20.
CACC needs volunteers
CLOVER Volunteers are needed for the Clover Area Assistance Center
Volunteers are needed to answer telephones, be pantry shoppers, do computer data entry, handle special projects and do classroom instruction and curriculum development.
Hours of the center are 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to noon Thursday. Telephone volunteers are needed in shifts, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
CAAC is located at 1130 S.C. 55 East, Clover. For more information, call 803-222-4837 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
It’s time to sign up for pullet project
YORK Sign-up is beginning for the 2013 4-H pullet project.
Youth can order multiples of 12 or 25 chicks to raise over the summer. They return five pullets out of 25 and three pullets out of 12 to be auctioned at the fall pullet sale the first Saturday in November.
The remainder of the pullets will be the youth’s to keep. Chicks will be placed with the youth around the end of April. The three breeds of chicks that will be offered are Golden Comets, Buff Orpingtons and Rhode Island Reds. All of these breeds are hearty, easy to raise, and lay large brown eggs.
Youth need to complete an application form, available through the local Clemson Extension Office, and pay a deposit of $35 for each 12 or $60 for each 25 chicks ordered. All applications are due by March 1. The deposit will be returned in the fall, after youth complete the project, and return their five pullets for the Fall Auction. Proceeds help finance next year’s pullet project.
Youth who are not a member of 4-H will be required to pay an additional membership fee of $10. There is no fee for members.
For details, contact the Clemson Extension Office in York at 803-684-9919, ext. 113, or email Margie Sippel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Forms are available online at www.clemson.edu/york.
Clover Optimists launch oratorical contest
CLOVER The Clover Optimist Club is seeking applicants for its oratorical scholarship program, which will be 10 a.m. April 13 at the Clover club. The topic is “Why my voice is important.”
The speech contest is open to any student who is younger than 19 by Dec. 31 and has not graduated from high school or the equivalent may enter. Interested students may pick up an application from the Clover High School counselors or get one from the Clover Optimist Club.
Entrants must submit a speech on this pre-assigned topic. There are three levels to the contest. Club winners, including two boys and two girls, will advance to the second level, the zone contest. The zone contest will be at 10 a.m. April 27 at the club.
One boy and one girl will advance to the third level, the district contest at The district contest will be 10 a.m. May 11 in Columbia. Two winners, one boy and one girl, will each receive a $2,500 scholarship.
Entrants need to fill out an application, submit a copy of their speech and provide a copy of their birth certificate.
For details, contact Josie Skinnell at 803-684-2008 or email her at email@example.com.
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