Agape in York plans drop-in
YORK Agape Senior at York Agape Senior Assisted Living, 44 Ross Cannon Road, York would like to invite you to a drop-in for coffee and desserts from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 19.
Please contact Kay Lee if you have any questions 803-517-2021 or email email@example.com.
NAACP plans March 21 meeting
YORK The Western York County branch of the NAACP will have its executive board members meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at Wesley United Methodist Church in York, followed by a general membership meeting at 6:30 p.m.
For information, call Wanda Simril at 803-684-6200.
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.
Literary group plans author visit
ROCK HILL The Rock Hill Luncheon Literary Society will sponsor author Jamie Mason from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at Thursdays Too, 147 Herlong Ave, in Rock Hill. Donations will be accepted.
Jamie Mason, who grew up in Washington, D.C. will share her journey as a writer and offer tips on writing, revising, and publishing. A question and answer session will be included if time permits.
Mason will sign her debut mystery novel, “Three Graves Full.” However, the newly-published book must be preordered and brought to the event. For details, to register and order your lunch, go to http://luncheonliterary.wordpress.com.
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: email@example.com
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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