Newcomers raise money, collect food for CAAC
LAKE WYLIE River Hills Newcomers raised $135, plus collected four turkeys and 22 pies, for Thanksgiving dinners for Clover Area Assistance Center.
This social group welcomes people to the Lake Wylie Area offering monthly events so neighbors get to know each other.
For information about the club, email EilerMail@gmail.com.
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Ballroom dancers to meet
FORT MILL The Ballroom Dance Club will hold its holiday dance at 7:30-10:20 p.m. Dec. 5 at Fort Mill Golf Club’s Oak Room, 101 Country Club Drive.
No alcohol; other beverages provided. All ages and skill levels welcome. Guest admission is $15 per couple, $7.50 for singles includes a free dance lesson. A free dance lesson is included. Bring finger food to share.
Call 803-329-5764 for information.
Christmas home tour Dec. 6
CLOVER The Clover Woman’s Club is sponsoring a Christmas Home Tour 2-6 p.m. Dec. 6.
There are seven tour stops at:
• Andy and Tammi Carter, 6606 White Ash Court, York.
• Lucas and Corrie Mackanos, 1280 Ole Cambridge Circle, Clover.
• Ron and Monica Roveri, 1008 Labrador Lane, Clover.
• Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2445 Highway 557, Clover.
• Clover Town Hall, 116 Bethel St., Clover.
• Good Things Consignments & More, 104 S. Main St., Clover.
• The Palmetto House, 306 N. Main St., Clover.
Tickets cost $10, and are available from members and at The Palmetto House and Good Things Consignment in Clover.
Proceeds go to a scholarship for a Clover senior.
For information, call 803-222-4390.
Schiele Museum leader to speak
LAKE WYLIE Dr. Ann Tippitt, executive director for The Schiele Museum of Natural History, will be the guest speaker at the Dec. 9 Lake Wylie Rotary Club meeting at Good Samaritan UMC, 5220 Crowders Cove Road, Lake Wylie.
Tippitt is an archaeologist and museum director. She was born in Arkansas but has lived in the Carolinas for more than 25 years. Tippitt’s ancestors were in North Carolina in the 1700s but kept moving west to settle in Arkansas by the 1850s.
She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Arkansas. After working as a research archaeologist for several years, she completed her doctorate degree at UNC-Chapel Hill. Tippitt joined the Schiele Museum in 1989 as the curator of collections. She led the Schiele’s programs, exhibits and planetarium for eight years. She became the executive director of The Schiele in 2005. The Schiele is at 1500 E. Garrison Boulevard, Gastonia.
The club meets noon-1 p.m. Lunch costs $9, catered by Christopher’s.
On Nov. 25, the club also distributed turkeys and other food for Thanksgiving Day meals to families in need in the Clover School District area.
For information or to reserve lunch, visit lakewylierotary.org.
Lions serving pancake breakfast Dec. 13
LAKE WYLIE The River Hills Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast with special guest Father Christmas 8:30-11 a.m. Dec. 13 at Camp Thunderbird dining hall.
Father Christmas will be the main attraction posing for pictures with the children. In addition, there will be a bounce house, cookie decorating, face painting, free eye exams and balloon twisting by magician Adrian Gagnon. The York County Sheriff’s Department, Bethel Volunteer Fire Department and Highway Patrol with its Rollover Simulator will be there, too.
Admission is $10 for children, $5 for adults. Tickets will be available at the door and in advance at Bagel Boat. Proceeds go to Lions charities.
Join bowling league
LAKE WYLIE Lake Wylie Women’s Bowling League meets 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays through March at Strikers in Rock Hill.
All skill levels are welcome. Details: 704-578-8079.