Lake Wylie Pet Resort under new management
“I am really proud to have this opportunity to continue to provide the highest level of service to pet owners and the best in care to their pets,” Boyle said.
Boyle plans to expand the grooming department and is looking for an experienced dog groomer.
Former owner Rachel Gilmore, who is Boyle’s sister, had been transitioning away from the operations. Boyle has been running the facility as manager for several years.
Lake Wylie Pet Resort is at 5424 S.C. 55 E. For information, call 803-831-0481.
Retirement workshops set
The series, “Know Your Dough: Inspiring Financial Freedom” will be held 6:30-7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Manchester Meadows Soccer Complex. Estate Planning (Part I) will be the first topic presented Sept. 9. The speaker will be Mitchell Payne, estate planning and elder law attorney.
Registration is available at familytrust.org/knowyourdough, or call 803-326-2187.
Topics will include understanding wills, trusts and probate; incapacity and asset management; long term care planning; budgeting into retirement; and transitioning into Medicare.
Speakers will include Matt Griffin, Family Trust Investment Services consultant, and Audrey Burton, claims representative with Social Security Administration.
Participants will be entered to win prizes at each workshop.
Other workshops: Estate Planning (Part II): Oct. 14; Budgeting into Retirement: Nov. 11; and Transitioning into Medicare: Dec. 9.
Yoga studio opening in Pineville
There will be free classes all day with live entertainment, exhibits, vendors and food. Visit ithriveyoga.net for information.
Launch Pad accepting applications
Contestants will have the opportunity to compete for grants of $12,500 (first), $7,500 (second), $3,500 (third) and a “Best Pitch” bonus of $1,000 based upon the audience vote during the live, final round.
Applications will be accepted from small business owners and entrepreneurs who have a desire to develop existing business or to start a new business in Gaston County.
Launch Pad participants will be judged on a point system based on the elements of a written business plan and an oral presentation of their concept. The judging panel will be made up of distinguished entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Final competition will be at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at Gaston College. For information, call 704-864-2621 or email email@example.com.
Rock Hill lawyer named to best list
Sipe has more than 25 years of experience in estate planning, estate and trust administration, business/corporate law and tax. Sipe has a master of laws (LL.M.) in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, and is a certified tax specialist.
Law firm offers app
It is available for iPhone and Android devices. Learn more at elrodpopeapp.com.
Farmers markets open
• The Clover Farmers Market behind Clover Community Center, 120 Bethel St., is open 4-8 p.m. Tuesdays through fall, weather permitting. For more information, firstname.lastname@example.org
• Market at Inman Farms is open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through mid-October. Market vendors must meet homegrown and handmade product criteria. Nonprofits, Scouts and church groups are invited to participate with fundraisers. For more information or to register, call 803-207-6682 or visitinmanfarmsyorksc.webs.com
Buy local with mobile app
Thanx is a mobile application that connects businesses to customers and allows them to reward those customers with each return visit. Using the app, customers can flip through a list of all participating local merchants and track their progress toward available rewards. As new merchants join, customers will be alerted through their mobile device.
Each participating business will have access to a private merchant analytics dashboard through Thanx, which reveals insights and data on that individual business. York County retailers, restaurants and service providers can get started with Thanx by calling 803-324-7500.
York County visitors app available
Visit York County, SC is an eat, stay, and play app and was created to help visitors and residents find restaurants, places to stay, and things to see and do.
Visit visityorkcounty.com for information.
Join Gaston networking program
Each participant has an allotted time to talk about their business and its value.
Register to attend at gastonchamber.com.