Lions hold Out of Sight Night, ready for Oct. 4 dinner
LAKE WYLIE The River Hills Lions Club’s September dinner meeting was different from the norm.
The theme was An Out of Sight Night, so named because the evening featured a panel of speakers affected by sight loss. Diners had an option of enjoying the main course while wearing blindfolds.
The experience served to reinforce the Lions’ commitment to serving the blind and visually impaired by raising awareness, providing monetary contributions, and offering health and wellness screenings.
• The Lions 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.
• The River Hills Lions Club’s second annual fish fry Sept. 14 at Camp Thunderbird kept the cooks from Calabash Cove busy preparing flounder, chicken, slaw and french fries for more than 200 patrons. The Lions raised $1,154.80 from the event, all of which goes to charity.
Rotarian honored, Interact to present
LAKE WYLIE The Lake Wylie Rotary Club presented member Michael Zinn with the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Award – Plus 2.
The Paul Harris Fellow Award is one of the most honorable and celebrated awards in Rotary, named after Rotary founder Paul Harris.
A multiple Paul Harris Fellow, like Zinn, is one who has continued to contribute, or in whose name has contributed, to the Rotary Foundation while upholding and exemplifying the principles of Rotary.
“It gives me great pleasure to present this Paul Harris pin with two sapphires symbolizing the contributions to the communities that you have served,” said Karen van Vierssen, president of Lake Wylie Rotary Club. “Your personal involvement makes your community a better place in which to live.”
• The Clover High School Interact Club will presentits plans for 2014-15 school year to the Lake Wylie Rotary Club at the Sept. 30 meeting at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church.
Jimmy Roach, teacher and Interact Club adviser said the group is planning up to 15 community projects. Two new teacher advisers will be introduced.
Meetings are held noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays. Lunch costs $9, catered by Christopher’s. To reserve a seat or for more information, visit lwrotary.org.
Scouts selling popcorn
LAKE WYLIE Boy Scout Troop 333’s popcorn sale is underway with Scouts going door-to-door selling Trail’s End product.
Up to 70 percent of all sales go to the local troop.
The sale ends Oct. 28. For information, call 704-674-6046 or 678-787-6003, or visit bsat333.com.
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.
Through the end of September there will be discounts, such as $1 for women’s summer apparel and 50 percent off men and children’s clothing, toys and games, glassware and artwork.
There also will be chances, such as pop a balloon, to win deeper discounts.
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.
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.
Join bowling league
LAKE WYLIE Lake Wylie Women’s Bowling League meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays through March at Strikers in Rock Hill.
All skill levels welcome. Call 704-578-8079 for information.