Benefit ride planned for Abby’s Hope
YORK A benefit ride for Abby’s Hope is planned at 11 a.m. Sept. 28 beginning at Patti-O Grill in Clover. There is a $15 donation requested for one rider, a $20 donation for two rides and $15 for an extra hand. The ride will make three stops and last bike in will be at 5 p.m.
Proceeds will go to buy a handicap van to transport Abby Nivens, a 10-year-old girl from York who suffers from cerebral palsy. She can’t sit or stand on her own, and she makes weekly visits to doctors in Spartanburg.
For information, call Lori Hoover at 803-448-3098.
Clover Woman’s Club plans yard sale
CLOVER The Clover Woman’s Club will have a huge flea market and yard sale fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Clover School District Office at 604 Bethel St.
The event will benefit the club’s scholarship fund. Donated items may be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Oct. 17 at Clover Community Center, 120 Bethel St.
York class of ’52 to meet
YORK The York High School class of 1952 reunion will be noon Saturday, Sept. 21 at Jackson’s Cafeteria, Rock Hill.
S.C. treasurer to speak to Republican Women
LAKE WYLIE South Carolina State Treasurer Curtis Loftis will speak at the Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club’s Sept. 27 meeting at River Hills Country Club.
Loftis will present an overview of his responsibilities and accomplishments since taking office Jan. 12, 2011. Special guest Phil Land, regional outreach director for Sen. Lindsay Graham, also will talk.
The program will close with a question-and-answer session and musical entertainment provided by Land, a bluegrass musician.
Guests, members and potential new members – both women and men – are invited. An 11:30 a.m. social will be followed by lunch at noon and speaker at 12:30 p.m.
Lunch costs $18 per person. To reserve a seat with or without lunch (please specify), call 803-831-1814 by Sept. 24 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To join, call 803-831-1814. CLWRW membership includes membership in the S.C. Federation of Republican Women and the National Federation of Republican Women. Men may join the CLWRW as an associate member. Annual membership dues cost $25. Associate members dues cost $10.
York library plans special programs
YORK The York Public Library on East Liberty Street, York, will host these special programs this month:
• Travel back in time with “old school” board games from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23. The program is for students in sixth to 12th grades.
• Bear-y Cool stories will be from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Sept. 24. For ages 12 and younger and their families.
Call 684-3751 to register for either program.
Allison Creek Bluegrass continues
YORK Allison Creek Bluegrass presents Johnny Campbell & The Bluegrass Drifters 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, S.C. 274, York. Campbell is a third generation fiddler from Nashville, Tenn.
Doors open at 6 p.m. each Thursday. Concessions are available beginning at 6:30. The family-friendly event is free. For information, visit allisoncreekbluegrass.com.
NAACP to meet Sept. 19
YORK The Western York County Branch of the NAACP will have its executive board meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at Wesley United Methodist Church in York. It will be followed by a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m.
For details or information, call Wanda Simril at 803-684-6200.
Volunteer food shoppers needed
CLOVER Clover Area Assistance Center is looking for volunteers to serve four to five hours once or twice a month to help select foods for purchase from Charlotte area food bank Second Harvest.
Volunteers will be responsible for loading pallets and large boxes of food into a 26-foot truck and then offloading the merchandise into the CAAC warehouse.
Volunteers work in teams of three to select the food, and an additional team of four assist with offloading.
Volunteers must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, able to drive and maneuver a large truck and forklift is a plus, but not required.
CAAC is at 1130 S.C. 55 E. Food donations can be dropped off at CAAC 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday.
For more information or to obtain a volunteer application packet, call 803-222-4837.
Carolina Community Actions Inc. has funds available to assist low-income families with services including mortgage, rent, water and heating bills. CCA’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, General Emergency Assistance Program and Duke Energy Project Share Program assists eligible households with benefits ranging from $50 to $1,000.
In addition, CCA, Inc. administers employment, license for Certified Nursing Assistance, books, supplies, GED, childcare and youth leadership programs. Qualification is based on total gross household income during the past 30 days.
For more information on each program, call Diane Wells, Community Services Liaison, at 329-5196 or call 2-1-1.
York to offer programs for seniors
YORK The York Parks and Recreation Department is introducing two programs for seniors ages 55 and older that begin in September. Classes will be at the York Recreation Center on White Rose Lane.
For more information, call 803-684-3742. The programs are:
• Pickleball-from 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays. Pickleball is an easy game for any skill level. All materials and equipment will be provided and are free of charge.
• Seniors in Motion-a low-intensity exercise class that will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes will help improve cardiovascular, flexibility, balance and strength through low-intensity exercises. The cost is $10 per month.
Meal delivery volunteers needed in Clover
CLOVER The York County Council on Aging is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to frail, homebound seniors in Clover. Delivery takes about an hour and can be done during a lunch hour or around that time.
Anyone who is interested in volunteering should call Tonya Begley at the Clover Mill Senior Center, 803-222-9286, between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
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