Chamber holiday gala Dec. 4
LAKE WYLIE Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce annual Holiday Gala is 6:30 p.m.-midnight Dec. 4 at River Hills Country Club.
The event will have dinner, live music and dancing.
Make reservations by calling the chamber at 803-831-2827 or visit lakewyliesc.com.
Clover chamber plans holiday weekend events
CLOVER The Greater Clover Chamber of Commerce will host an expanded weekend of holiday festivities surrounding the town’s annual Christmas parade Dec. 5-7.
The weekend will begin with the Merry Market, a Christmas craft event, 2-8 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Larne Building.
The town’s annual Christmas tree lighting will be at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 with music by All of a Kind, a visit from Santa and refreshments.
Families activities will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Clover Community Center, 120 Bethel St., including Mrs. Claus reading “The Night Before Christmas,” and crafts
The town of Clover will present Movies in the Park, featuring the movie “Elf,” at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at New Centre Park. There also will be a roasted marshmallow candy bar.
The chamber’s annual Christmas parade, with the theme A Rock’n Christmas, will be at 3 p.m. Dec. 7 in the downtown area.
For details, call 803-222-3312.
Boat parade Dec. 13 on Wylie
LAKE WYLIE Registration is underway for the 26th annual Lights of the Lake holiday boat parade Dec. 13 on Lake Wylie, sponsored by the Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce.
A new addition this year, Christmas by the Lake, will include warming huts with free cocoa and hot cider, Christmas music, a luminaria release to kick off the boat parade and a visit from a special guest.
Food and monetary donations will be accepted by the Clover Area Assistance Center.
In addition, unwrapped toys for children of all ages will be accepted for Santa’s Sleigh in the chamber’s warming hut.
The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Buster Boyd Bridge at T-Bones. A captains meeting will be at 6 p.m.
An entry form and a check for $20 should be sent to Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 5233, Lake Wylie, SC 29710 by Registration deadline is Dec. 11. Late and same-day registration is $25.
For more, call 803-831-2827 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Buy local with mobile app
ROCK HILL The York County Regional Chamber of Commerce announces a new buy-local partnership with Thanx Inc. to motivate people to support local businesses.
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.