Herb Kirsh, Linden Smith honored by Boy Scouts
Kirsh was recognized as one of the Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 37. Kirsh received his Eagle Scout rank in 1943. Kirsh supported the troop’s scouts, especially its Eagle Scouts.
The Palmetto Council of the Boy Scouts of America has provided in Kirsh’s memory a scholarship to Boy Scout Camp Bob Hardin for the 2014 summer camp.
Also at the dinner, Linden Smith was honored by the York District Palmetto Council Boy Scouts of America as a 2014 Golden Eagle.
Smith was honored for his community service. Webelos Scout Walt Norment from Pack 237 and Eagle Scout Billy Gallien from Troop 37 both spoke about what it means to be a Scout.
Western NAACP to meet
It will be followed by a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. For information, contact Wanda Simril at 803-684-6200.
Hinson Girls to perform at Allison Creek
Dooors open at 6 p.m., with concessions available beginning at 6:30 p.m. The concert runs from 7 to 9 p.m. For details, visit www.allisoncreekbluegrass.com.
Library plans fiction sale
The sale will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 22; 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 23; and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, March 24. Items are priced from 50 cents to $2 each. For details, go to www.yclibrary.org or call 803-981-5837.
GOP group to focus on U.S. Senate races
Wes Climer, chairman of the York County Republican Party, will serve as the moderator. A question and answer segment will follow the presentations.
The South Carolina Republican Party “Red to the Roots” campaign has as its focus the election of more Republicans to local office.
The meeting begins with social time at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch and speaker forum at noon. Cost is $18 per person. To reserve your seat with or without lunch, call 803-831-1814 by March 25.
The group also will hold a White Elephant Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, in the R.P. Boggs & Co. parking lot at Lake Wylie Plaza. Proceeds go to Clover Area Assistance Center Easter meal program.
Donations of gently-used items including purses, belts and specialty items are accepted. However, no clothing items are accepted. For more information or for donation pickup, call 803-431-1691.
Agape plans program on dementia, Alzheimer’s
For more information, contact Lindsay Davis at 803-415-2578.
The agency also will host volunteer training from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 25. Volunteers can offer a variety of services: provide clerical or administrative office support, share music, join the baking ministry, or visit patients for companionship or socialization.
Contact Kay Lee at 803-517-2021 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Choral society plans concert
They will present Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Dona Nobis Pacem,” a secular cantata featuring the Civil War poetry of Walt Whitman. Soloists are Dr. Kristen Wonderlich, soprano, and Dr. Jeffrey McEvoy, baritone.
Also featured will be music by Vaughan Williams’ British predecessors, contemporaries and successors. All groups are under Dr. Katherine Kinsey, director of choral activities at Winthrop University and artistic director of the choral society. General admission is $15, and $10 for seniors 62 and over; students with ID, $5. For details, visit www.yorkcountychoralsociety.org.
Clover Optimists oratorical contest March 29
Children will be asked to write and speak on the topic, “How my passions impact the world.” The speech must be four to five minutes long.
Each contestant must prepare his or her own speech and may receive advice in the preparation.
The contest is open to all youths younger than 19. Parental permission is required.
The contest will be at the Clover Optimist Club, 1500 Tom Joye Road, Clover. Entrants should bring a copy of their speech, a copy of their birth certificate and the application.
For details or an application, call 803-684-2008 or email email@example.com.
Women’s club holding game lunch
Costumes are encouraged, but not required.
Lunch is served at 1 p.m., followed by the games. Cost is $15 and includes door prizes. Call 803-684-5271 for information.
5K race planned for Relay for Life
The event, a benefit for the American Cancer Society, will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 12; the route will begin at the church and go through a residential part of York.
Early packet pickup will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 11 in the church fellowship hall. Race-day registration and packet pickup will be from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.
Preschool registration underway
Half-day programs are offered for three and five days from 9 a.m. to noon. For information, call Beth at 803-448-6439 or visit FBCYorkPreschool.org.
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