Community news, June 26: Western NAACP to meet

June 25, 2014 

Western county NAACP to meet

The Western York County branch of the NAACP executive board will meet 6 p.m. June 26 at Wesley United Methodist Church in York.

The regular meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Details: Wanda Simril, 803-684-6200.

Fish fry planned for PATH

Charles Plemmons and friends will present a fish fry to benefit the PATH thrift store from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 27.

People Attempting to Help serves needy families in the York school district. The thrift store, which supports the charity, is at 35 S. Congress St.

Cost is $4 for a sandwich and soda. The event will be in the thrift store parking lot.

POP Club welcomes members

The Heart2Heart Foundation, a local nonprofit focused on raising awareness about heart disease, has joined Market at Inman Farms in York to launch the Power of Produce Club.

The club is open to the public and will give children $2 in tickets to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables and food plants and seeds. POP Club will be available from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 11 at The Market at Inman Farms, 1101 Black Highway.

The POP Club is a nationally recognized children’s program started at the Oregon City Farmers Market in May 2011 to empower children to make healthy food choices and introduce them to where their food originates.


HIV testing offered

In recognition of National HIV Testing Day, Catawba Care will host a free screening event 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 27.

Screening will be offered for HIV, gonorrhea and chlamydia at 500 Lakeshore Parkway in Rock Hill. Free food and gifts for those tested. Details: or 803-909-6363, ext. 234.

Family resource clinics open this month

Family Resource Centers medical clinics will be open in June to assist students who are uninsured or under-insured.

Due to the high demand for physicals, parents must make an appointment and accompany the student to the clinic. For an appointment, call 803-322-6636.

Days and location of clinics are:

• York Family Resource Center, 37 Pinckney St., open Tuesdays.

• Clover Family Resource Center, 300 Clinton Ave., open Thursdays.

• Fort Mill Family Resource Center, 120 E. Elliott St., open Wednesdays.

• Rock Hill Family Resource Center, 410 E. Black St., open Fridays.

The clinic in Rock Hill will be open 8:30 a.m.-noon June 20, 28 and Aug. 8.

All clinics will be closed in July, reopen the week of Aug. 4 and resume the full-day schedule Aug. 11.

For information, call Cindy Hunt at ParentSmart, 803-981-1557.

Volunteers needed for York food delivery

The York County Council on Aging is in need of volunteers to help deliver meals to homebound seniors in York. For information, call Elaine Kershaw at the York Senior Center, 803-684-6115

Summer reading program signups underway

Online registration is underway for the York County libraries summer reading program. The free program runs through Aug. 1 for all ages.

In addition, there are weekly performances by puppeteers, theater groups, magicians and others. For information and registration, go to www.

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