Harbortowne Marina hosts networking
BELMONT A floating dock, a canoe filled with ice and beverages and a spectacular late afternoon view of Lake Wylie made the perfect setting for a Montcross Area Chamber Network After Work May 8 at Harbortowne Marina.
Harbortowne Marina owner is John Maxwell. Manager is Joel Summitt. The marina offers more than 150 boat slips of all sizes, a fully-stocked store, an onsite boat ramp and boat storage. For more information, call 704-825-5050 or visit harbortownemarina.com.
Chamber after hours event Thursday
LAKE WYLIE Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce will hold Business After Hours from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at Kodiak Mini Storage on Charlotte Highway.
The chamber also will host after hours events June 19 at River Hills Marina pavilion and June 26 at The Villas at Marlin Bay, 2060 Cutter Point Drive.
For more information, call 803-831-2827.
CrossFit hosts workout for cause
LAKE WYLIE CrossFit Lake Wylie and Southeast Sports will host a Memorial Day “Murph” workout and fundraiser from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 24.
The workout is free but donations will go to Wounded Warrior Project.
Start times are 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Events include run 1 mile, 100 pullups, 200 pushups, 300 air squats.
Reserve start time be emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 803-701-7170 for more information.
Ag + Art tour lunch June 18
ROCK HILL The Arts Council of York County kicks off the York County 2014 Ag + Art Tour with an Arts Talk Luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 18 in the courtroom at the Gettys Art Center, 201 E. Main St.
The June 21-22 Ag + Art Tour is a free, self-guided tour of South Carolina’s Catawba region’s farms featuring local artisans and farmer’s markets. The tour expands to four counties.
The kick off luncheon features two guest speakers: Martha File, founder and lead coordinator of the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail, speaking about and the National Barn Trail Program and Lindsay Stuber, programs manager of The White Home in Rock Hill, sharing a presentation on “Victory Gardens” and the impact on the White family during World War I and World War II.
Luncheon tickets cost $15 and include a box lunch, beverage and dessert. Reservations required by June 13. Call 803-328-2787.
Following the luncheon, File will conduct a hands-on Quilt-block Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. in the courtroom. Admission to the workshop is $15. Reserve a seat by June 13. Advance payment is required. All workshop materials will be furnished. Bring a cover-up apron for painting.
The quilt workshop will focus on the creation of two, new, permanent, 4x4 foot wooden quilt blocks. Participants will paint the new blocks, which will be installed at the Center for the Arts and at a participating farm-site on the Ag + Art Tour of York County.
For Arts Council of York County info, email yorkcountyarts.org.
Harris Teeter customers can support troops
MATTHEWS, NC Harris Teeter joins the USO of North Carolina in Making Every Moment Count for our troops and families. Harris Teeter launched a donation card campaign to support both the USO and Wounded Warrior Project. Funds raised will be split between the organizations, and USO money raised in NC will stay with the USO of NC.
Through the month, Harris Teeter customers can make $1, $3 or $5 donations to Support our Troops at checkout.
Art partnership award nominees due Friday
ROCK HILL The Business and the Arts Partnership Award was created in 1992 to recognize businesses whose dedicated partnership with the arts has been demonstrated during the calendar year. The judges represent business, the arts and government. The winner will be honored at the Arts Council of York County’s Annual Celebration to be held June 12 at the Community Performance Center, 249 E. Main St.
Past recipients of the Business and the Arts Partnership Award include: Bi-Lo, Founders Federal Credit Union, O’Darby’s Fine Wine & Spirits, The Herald, Williams & Fudge and Comporium Communications.
The following criteria will be considered for each business: impact; involvement in the arts such as employee volunteers, donation of in-kind services and goods, tie-ins that involve the arts in advertising, marketing, promotion and public relations campaigns, establishments of arts collections; and originality of the support programs.
Nomination forms are available through the Arts Council of York County. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, May 23.
For more information, call 803-328-2787 or visit yorkcountyarts.org.
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 or to request a registration form, email email@example.com.
• 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. In addition to the weekly Saturday market, there will be a Midweek Market offered for a trial time from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays this month. For more information or to register, call 803-207-6682 or visit inmanfarmsyorksc.webs.com.
• Rock Hill’s Old Town Farmers Market is open 5-8 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Aug. 28 on Caldwell Street. Organizers have market memberships available. For information, visit onlyinoldtown.com/market.