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Community news, Feb. 19: Allison Creek Bluegrass

Allison Creek Bluegrass to host Country Grass

Allison Creek Bluegrass presents Country Grass on Thursday, Feb. 19 at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church on the corner of S.C. 274 and Allison Creek Road.

This is a family-friendly, no cover charge event. Doors open at 6 p.m., concessions are available at 6:30 p.m. and music is from 7 to 9 p.m.

Walking group meeting in Clover

The Clover Daybreak Walkers meet at 6:30 a.m. each Tuesday and Saturday in the Blue Eagle Academy parking lot on Knox Street.

This walking club, which will meet weather permitting, is for beginners, but everyone is welcome to come exercise and meet new people.

Registration is not necessary. Just show up with your walking shoes, comfortable clothing, water and sun protection. A walk leader will plan and lead each day’s walk.

The Daybreak Walkers is a project of Live Well Clover, the town’s active living committee, organized to grow a healthy and active Clover community one step at a time.

For more information, call Town Hall at 803-222-9495.

Pope to speak Feb. 27

S.C. House speaker pro tempore Tommy Pope will speak at the Feb. 27 Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women's Club’s luncheon at River Hills Country Club.

Pope, a York Republican, is the second highest ranking office in the House of Representatives. Pope will talk about his new responsibilities and how his new position will benefit District 47. He has served three terms as S.C. House Representative and worked on committees such as the judiciary and ethics committees.

Following an 11:30 a.m. social with lunch and speaker at noon, a question and answer session will follow. Lunch costs $20 per person. To reserve a seat with or without lunch (please specify), call 803-831-1814 by Feb. 24.

Annual club membership dues are $25; dues for associate members (men) are $10.

Clover club plans card party

The Clover Woman’s Club will hold a card party from 2 to 5 p.m. March 20 at Clover School District Office, 604 Bethel St.

Tickets will be sold by members and reservations. Cost is $10 with money going to the scholarship fund. Refreshments will be served.

Call 803-684-5271 for details.

5K to benefit pediatric brain tumor foundation

The Bethelfields subdivision in Lake Wylie will host the St. Paddy’s Powder Run 5K on March 14 to benefit the Gavin Slade Jones Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Download registration forms at http://share.myflare.com/zzF66c. The cost is $20 and the deadline to sign up is Feb. 21.

Lions selling directory ads

River Hills/Lake Wylie Lions Club is selling ad space in the phone directory that reaches more than 3,000 Lake Wylie area residents and businesses. Proceeds go to local charities, including River Hills/Lake Wylie EMS.

The directory is available online and includes phone numbers for government services and officials. It also lists charities, churches, hospitals, utilities, schools, newspapers, River Hills social and services organizations, and children’s activities. One copy of this directory is delivered free-of-charge to all River Hills residents and to directory advertisers each year.

Any organization interested in advertising should call 704-678-1535.

Fun run, walk planned for Relay for Life

The second annual Hippity Hoppity Hope 5K fun run and walk will be Saturday, April 11 at First Baptist Church, 102 S. Congress St., York.

The event is a benefit for the church’s Relay for Life team, which is raising money for the annual American Cancer Society benefit.

A children’s race will begin at 7:50 a.m. and the 5K race will be at 8 a.m. Cost is $20 for the 5K only. All proceeds benefit the cancer society.

Register at www.sportoften.com.

Run for reading planned

The inaugural Krispy Kreme race Run 4 Reading will be at 8 a.m. Feb. 28.

The 4-mile loop begins and ends at Winthrop University, with a stop at Fountain Park in downtown Rock Hill, where participants will be challenged to eat a dozen doughnuts before racing back to the finish line.

There will also be a casual run, a campus Fun Walk and a Kidz Fun Zone. Details and registration can be found at run4reading.racesonline.com. Proceeds benefit The Early Learning Partnership of York Co.

St. Patrick’s Day vendors needed

The town of Clover is accepting vendor applications for the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Festival March 14.

Deadline is Feb. 27. For information, contact Amy Gonzalez at 803-222-9493 or agonzalez@cloversc.org or go to cloversc.org.

Clover class of ’85 plans reunion

The Clover High School class of 1985 is looking for classmates for their 30-year reunion, to be held in 2015. Classmates can send their contact information to cloverclassof1985@yahoo.com or call 704-582-0781.

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