Sweet Repeat celebrating with discounts
LAKE WYLIE Sweet Repeat Charitable Foundation is celebrating its first year in the thrift shop’s new location at Lake Wylie Plaza.
All month there will be discounts, such as $1 for women’s summer apparel and 50 percent off men and children’s clothing, toys and games, and glassware and artwork.
There also will be chances, such as pop a balloon, to win deeper discounts.
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Sweet Repeat Thrift Store is open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Proceeds go to local charities.
For more information, call 803-831-0722.
4-H Air Rifle Club meeting Sept. 3
YORK The Clemson Extension Service in York County will host an interest meeting for 4-H Shooting Sports-Air Rifle Club, for ages 10-19 as of Jan. 1, at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at 120 N. Congress St. A parent or guardian must be able to attend the meetings.
Jeff Morrison, a certified 4-H Shooting Sports rifle instructor in South Carolina, will lead the club.
Meeting dates, times, a location, annual dues, equipment needs, membership requirements, volunteer recruitment, parental/guardian requirements and club goals will be discussed. The club will be limited to 10 members.
Registration is required. Call 803-684-9919, ext. 113, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GOP dinner fundraiser Sept. 5
LAKE WYLIE The Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women and the York County Republican Party are jointly hosting a September Southern Evening Among Republican Friends fundraiser dinner Sept. 5 at River Hills Marine Pavilion.
The event begins at 6 p.m. with music by Steven James, York County’s award-winning country music sensation. Special guest U.S. House Rep. Mick Mulvaney (District 5) will speak from 7 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a barbecue dinner led by York County Sheriff Bruce Bryant as head host waiter. York County candidates and politicians will serve as celebrity waiters.
The fundraiser will benefit candidates running in the November mid-term elections, including Mulvaney; S.C. legislators Ralph Norman, Tommy Pope and Raye Felder; and County Councilman Bruce Henderson.
Cost is $35, with checks made to Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club. Mail to Suzanne Krause, CLWRW president, 9 Fairway Ridge, Lake Wylie, SC 29710. For learn more, call 803-831-0689.
Lions bring screening unit to Clover
LAKE WYLIE River Hills Lions Club volunteers will assist the South Carolina Lions Services Health Screening Unit during the Sept. 6 third annual Butts and Bluegrass Festival in Clover. The Lions will offer free screenings for eyesight including visual acuity, glaucoma and refractive measurement; hearing; hypertension (blood pressure); body mass index; and cataract screening.
The volunteers also will be involved in a “Lion hunt,” looking for new members. Lions Club International is the largest volunteer organization in the world with more than 46,000 clubs and 1.35 million members.
Also coming up:
• The River Hills Lions Club’s second annual fish fry is 2-7 p.m. Sept. 14 at Camp Thunderbird. The menu by Catfish Cove is filet of flounder, chicken strips, hush puppies, french fries, slaw and ice tea from Catfish Cove. Tickets for eat-in or take-out cost $10 and are available in advance at The Bagel Boat and River Hills Association office, or at the door. Proceeds go to Lions charities. For information, call 704-583-0349.
• The Lions also are seeking live and silent auction items for the River Hills Lions Club Benefit Dinner Oct. 4 at River Hills Country Club. Proceeds go to River Hills/Lake Wylie EMS. Types of items needed include framed artwork, gift certificates, professional and college sports tickets, restaurant dinner packages, weekend getaways, jewelry and automobiles. To donate or for information, call 704-583-0349.
Fun bowling league to meet
LAKE WYLIE Lake Wylie Women’s Bowling League invites new members.
The group meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays Sept. 10 through March at Strikers in Rock Hill.
All skill levels welcome. Call 704-578-8079.
Lake Wylie Luau tickets for sale
LAKE WYLIE Lake Wylie Rotary Club’s fourth annual Lake Wylie Luau will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at Red Fez Shrine Club Pavilion in Steele Creek.
The event includes a silent auction and games. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. To purchase tickets or to donate an item or become a sponsor, visit lakewylieluau.org.
The event has raised more than $30,000 to benefit the community through scholarships, and helping local organizations including Clover Area Assistance Center, Lake Wylie Athletic Association and Crowders Creek Elementary School. The club plans to construct an outdoor science center at Bethel Elementary School this year.
The club meets at noon Tuesdays at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road. Lunch costs $9, catered by Christopher’s.
Visit lwrotaryclub.org for more information.
POP Club welcomes members
YORK 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, 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 Power of Produce or 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 to introduce them to where their food originates.
Visit inmanfarmsyorksc.webs.com for information.