Robert McCarthy named Lions vice district governor
Tega Cay Lion Robert "Bob" F. McCarthy was elected vice district governor for 2008-09 in February at the Lions 32-D mid-winter conference in Greenwood.
McCarthy follows his father, the late Frank H. McCarthy, who was district governor of 32-D from 1991 to 1992. McCarthy's mother, Pat McCarthy, has been a Lioness and is a long-standing Lion with the Tega Cay club.
Fancy Feet dancers bring home awards
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Julie's Fancy Feet Dance Academy in York competed in the Encore Dance Competition for the Stars in Charlotte Feb. 29 to March 2. Under the Olympic-style judging, only one first place is awarded.
Group awards include eight first-place overalls in category, one second place overall in category, first-place overall teen grand regional champion, second-place overall junior grand champion, fourth-place overall junior grand champion, fifth-place overall junior grand champion and second- place overall junior small group champion.
Group dancers were Maycee Bryant, Mackenzie Jamieson Nicole Jackson, Skyler Jordan, Kayla Kirkpatrick, Brittany Kiser, Megan Kiser, Heather Leming, Nicole Leming, Breanna Parker, Kenley Parker, Dalton Parrish, Alyssa Queen, Reagan Queen, Holli Sutherland and Harley Thompson.
Solo winners were Skyler Jordan, first place in category and third place overall petite grand champion; Maycee Bryant, first place in category; Megan Kiser, second place in category; Alyssa Queen, first place in category and first place overall junior solo grand champion.
Duet winners were Sklyer Jordan and Kenly Parker, first place in category and first place overall petite grand champion; and Breanna Parker and Alyssa Queen, first place in category and first place overall junior grand champion.
Photogenic winners were Skyler Jordan, first place overall petite grand champion; and Alyssa Queen, first place overall junior grand champion.
Look Who's Cookin' names culinary winners
The Look Who's Cookin' benefit for the March of Dimes raised $25,000 during the 18th annual event March 1 at the Baxter Hood Center in Rock Hill.
Area restaurants and individuals participated in a cooking contest. Winners for professional cook were, first place, Firebonz of Rock Hill for ribs; and second place, Fatz Cafe of Rock Hill for Calabash chicken with spinach dip.
Winners for local cook were, first place, Old Town Bistro for Greek salad, and second place, PW's for its turtle sundae. Amateur winners were first place, Arnold Carter for bourban pecan pie; and second place, Dr. Frank Konow for grilled shrimp.
Elizabeth Fitchett Kidd celebrates 100th birthday
Elizabeth Fitchett Kidd celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday at Spring Arbor Assisted Living Community in Rock Hill. Kidd was born in Erwin, N.C. She married Claude Kidd in 1929. She has two children, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.