The South Carolina Strawberry Festival in Fort Mill recently won two honors at the South Carolina Festival and Event Association meeting.
Berry B. Good was named Mascot of the Year and Springs Farms was named Associate Member of the year for its work with the festival.
“It’s always great to be recognized. The accolade for Springs Farms is special due to our partnership with them in everything from providing strawberries, sponsoring the Pick N Flick and their hosting of the pig races,” said Fort Mill Mayor Danny Funderburk. “The South Carolina Strawberry Festival continues to win awards because of the quality of our event and of the individuals who work so hard on the festival each year.”
The sixth annual South Carolina Strawberry Festival will take place May 1 and May 2. For information, go to www.scstrawberryfestival.com.
•Dr. Shamly V. Dhiman
of Rock Hill was recently was initiated into the Fellows of American College of Surgeons during the group’s annual meeting in San Francisco. Dr. Dhiman received his medical doctorate from the University of Ibero-Americana in 2001 and is currently practicing at theSurgical Specialists of the Carolinas.
Dr. Dhiman is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.
•Gold Hill Tradition
has broken ground on phase II of its shopping and professional office complex. Phase II is two new commercial buildings, each consisting of 5,500 leasable square feet. In all there will be more than 21,000 square feet of retail and professional office space and 50 new parking spaces. Construction of the buildings is expected to be completed in the spring of 2015.
Located at the corner of Onyx Ridge and Gold Hill Road, Gold Hill Tradition is nestled between I-77 and Tega Cay. Gold Hill Tradition is currently home to Sobleski Furniture, Complete Wellness Chiropractic, Optique Eyecare and Living Art Salon and Spa. For information on Gold Hill Tradition go to www.GoldHillTradition.com. SouthState bank is financing Phase II and Kuester Companies is the leasing broker.
• In recognition of National Heart Month, TheHeart2Heart Foundation
and health care providers across the state will be helping South Carolinians gain a better understanding of their numbers through coordinating heart health screenings in their respective communities.Physicians Choice Laboratory Service
of Rock Hill has donated $1,000 to help Heart2Heart provide free educational materials to participants at each of the screening locations.