Clover club plans card party
CLOVER The Clover Woman’s Club will host a card party fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 29 at the Clover School District administration office, 603 Bethel St., Clover. Tickets are $10.
Call Ginger Bowman for a reservation at 704-460-4213 or Rita Dulin at 222-5799.
Card games of all kinds are allowed. Refreshments and prizes are provided. The proceeds benefit the club’s scholarship fund to be given to a senior at Clover High School.
Applications for the scholarship are available at the high school guidance office.
The club will meet on at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at the home of Neel Cypher, 811 Belwood Drive, Clover. The club will have an informative program about the Clover Biblical Release Studies, presented by Brenda Boyd and Ginger Bowman. Judy Lark is hostess.
Call Neel at 222-9398 or Rita Dulin at the above number for more information.
Trailblazer trip planned by York residents
YORK Denise Mitchell and Jane Gilfillan will host their 2013 “Trailblazer” trip this summer, June 23 to 30, to see the scenery in Nevada, Colorado and Arizona. Seats are limited, and the tour is open to the community.
The seven-day sightseeing adventure includes overnight in Vegas, Sedona’s Red Rock country, Route 66 Hwy., Oak Creek, Zion, Bryce, & Grand Canyon National Parks, Lake Powell’s desert lak, and the Colorado River.
For information,call Denise at 684-7311 or connect on Facebook, or call Jane at 684-3364. Deadline is April 11.
Hunger relief to be Thursday
YORK The Second Harvest Partners sponsored by Providence Presbytery will have a hunger relief site at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 28 at Langrum Branch Baptist Church, 1500 McFarland Road, York. Volunteers will help distribute food to eligible participants. Recipients must meet USDA eligibility income guidelines. For information, contact Catawba Area Agency on Aging at 803-329-9670.
It’s time to sign up for arts camps
Arts Council of York County 2013 Summer Art Camps will be June 10 to July 12 and consist of half-day, one-week workshops featuring 20 various topics for ages 6 and up. The camps will be at the Center for the Arts, the Gettys Center and the Community Performance Center, all located in Old Town Rock Hill.
Camps will be 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Camps fees are $75 for Arts Council members and $85 for non-members. For a schedule of camps and registration form, visit www.yorkcountyarts.org. For information, call 803-328-2787 or email email@example.com.
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.
Choral society plans April 14 concert
ROCK HILL The York County Choral Society will have it spring concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Rock Hill.
The full chorus will present Cantata No. 4 by J. S. Bach and Missa Brevis by Kodaly. Additional selections performed by the chorus or the York County Chamber Singers, include works by Byrd, Brahms, Clausen and Mendelssohn.
Soprano Jennifer Hough, mezzo soprano Kristen Wunderlich, tenor Daniel Stein and bass Justin Rhymer will be featured as soloists, with guest organist Mark Frye and Susan Read as accompanists.
General admission is $20, or $15 for seniors age 65 and older and Winthrop University faculty with an ID. Students are $5 and Winthrop students are free with an ID. For details visit http://www.yorkcountychoralsociety.org/index.htm
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, 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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