Business news for April 25

April 23, 2013 

Chambers plans May 7 senior expo

The Greater York and Greater Clover chambers of commerce will host the annual Western York County Senior Expo from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 7 at Filbert Presbyterian Church, 2066 Filbert Hwy, (U.S. 321) York.

Admission is free. The event, open to all seniors, caregivers and health care professionals, will include food and beverages, door prizes, entertainment, free health services and information and health screenings.

Space is limited to 50 exhibitors.

Vendors can register online at or

For details, call the York chamber at 803-684-2590 or the Clover chamber at 803-222-3312.

Inman Farms market to open in May

The Market at Inman Farms, a new roadside market on S.C. 5 west of York, will open Saturday, May 18.

The market will offer fresh, seasonal, local produce, homemade breads and baked goods, fresh flowers, lavender products, goat milk and natural soaps, grass-fed beef and local pork, fresh eggs, soy candles, honey, handmade textiles, jewelry, pottery, fresh herbs and more.

The hours will be 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. The market also will be available to vendors who want to sell their wares from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Opening day will feature children’s activities, music and a drawing for a market bag full of local produce and products. Visitors can see the 1951 peach packing shed with the original equipment and take home peach recipes. The market will officially debut along with the farm on June 8 and 9 during the Ag + Art Tour.

Visitors are invited to pack a picnic lunch and enjoy some time in the country while visiting the market. The market was very recently awarded a $500 “Think Outside the Store” campaign grant from AgSouth for new signage.

For more information, email market manager Genevieve Polites at or visit the website,

Bi-Lo pet food drive under way

Through April 30, Bi-Lo is holding its fourth annual PAWS “Feed the Love” campaign pet food drive, in which food donations go to local-area food banks for families in need.

Clover Area Assistance Center is the food bank partner paired with the Bi-Lo store in Lake Wylie.

Shoppers may purchase a $5 bag of pet food with the Bonuscard, and the food will be picked up by or delivered to the store’s food bank partner.

The bag contains a week’s worth of dry and canned packages of PAWS Premium, Bi-Lo’s brand of cat and dog food.

For more information, visit

York Electric’s annual meeting May 11

York Electric Cooperative Inc. will hold its 72nd annual meeting May 11 at 1385 E. Alexander Love Hwy.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with entertainment by Carolina Rhythm from 9 to 11:45 a.m. The business meeting and prize drawing will be held at noon.

Free document shredding available

Family Trust Federal Credit Union and Cintas Document Management will provide free document shredding for the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27 as part of Earth Day Birthday at the Museum of York County on Mount Gallant Road.

Shredding will be provided for personal and business documents in trucks at Mount Gallant Elementary School. Staples, rubber bands, folders, paper clips, etc., do not need to be removed before shredding. Destroyed documents will go to a paper recycling plant.

Sylvia Theater plans spring shows

The Sylvia Theater, 27 N. Congress St., York, plans concerts and special events this spring.

Crooner and jazz artist Mitch Franco will perform on April 26, with openers Carson Hill, Anna Cibbarelli and Billy Patterson. A silent auction will be held to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Tickets are $10 each.

May shows will include the Larry Mitchell Band on May 11 and C.C. Martin on May 18. Check the website for complete information, including ticket sales and coming events.

Family Trust plans charity golf tourney

Sponsorships are available for the Family Trust Federal Credit Union’s fourth annual Charity Golf Tournament for the Children’s Attention Home, the Palmetto School at the Children’s Attention Home Charter School, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of York County.

The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. May 21 at the Tega Cay Golf Club on Molokai Drive.

Sponsor levels range from $1,000 to $5,000 and include registration for four. Hole sponsorships start at $100. The deadline is May 3.

Entry fee is $400 per team and includes carts, green fees, beverages and lunch.

Register online at or contact Doug Cole at 803-367-4123 or

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