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Clover High School Interact Club members who received Lake Wylie Rotary scholarships are, from left, Rachel Capps, Mia Jeanty and Emily Atkinson with teacher Jimmy Roach. Billy Gallien, who is not pictured, also received a scholarship.
Clover High School Interact Club members who received Lake Wylie Rotary scholarships are, from left, Rachel Capps, Mia Jeanty and Emily Atkinson with teacher Jimmy Roach. Billy Gallien, who is not pictured, also received a scholarship. Clover High School

Clover Woman’s Club honors CHS students

The 2015 Clover Woman’s Club presented three scholarships and one top honor May 27 during a ceremony at Clover High School.

Three $1,500 scholarships were given in honor of Sammie Ann McCarley, a retired Clover School District educator, for her lifetime passion of caring and giving to the community.

The recipients are Maggie Ballard, daughter Greg and Amber Ballard, who will attend the University of South Carolina; Michelle Carter, daughter of Howard and Gwendolyn Carter, who will attend Francis Marion University; and Dajulyn Wallace, daughter of David and Lynda Wallace, who will attend the College of Charleston.

Additionally, each year the faculty and staff of Clover High School choose a recipient for the Clover Woman’s Club Outstanding Young Woman. This year’s winner was Elyse Ehrnschwender, daughter of Mark and Kim Ehrnschwender, who will attend the College of Charleston.

The scholarships were funded by proceeds from the Clover Woman’s Club annual tour of homes and the annual spring card party.

Fish fry to benefit PATH store

Charles Plemons and Friends will host a fish fry from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 19 at the PATH Thrift Store, 35. S. Congress St. A sandwich, fries and soda are $5 and proceeds benefit the thrift store.

Clover seniors get Rotary scholarships

Three Clover High School seniors and Interact Club members received scholarships from the Lake Wylie Rotary Club during a recent Celebration of Service ceremony.

Rachel Capps, Billy Gallien and Mia Jeanty were the winners of $500 scholarships, and Emily Atkinson won a $2,000 scholarship. The group adviser Jimmy Roach.

The seniors were awarded for their many community service efforts during four years at CHS.

4-H sew camp June 22-26

4-H Youth Development of Clemson Extension Service in York County will offer 4-H Beginners Camp Sew 9 a.m.-noon June 22-26 at 120 N. Congress St.

Learn to sew, which can open up new job opportunities. For ages 9-14. Cost: $30, includes starter kit.

For information or to register, call 803-684-9919.

Allison Creek Bluegrass wraps 13th season

Cabin Creek returns to the Allison Creek Bluegrass stage on Thursday, June 18 for the last concert of the 13th season.

Allison Creek Bluegrass takes place at the Allison Creek Presbyterian Church at S.C. 274 and Allison Creek Road on the first and third Thursday of every month, except July and December. The 14th season will begin in August.

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

Western county NAACP to meet

The Western York County Branch of the NAACP will have its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 18 at Langrum Branch Baptist Church, 1500 McFarland Road, York.

For more information, call Wanda Simril at 803-684-6200.

Arts council plans celebration

The Arts Council of York County will host the 36th annual Arts Celebration at 6 p.m. June 25 at the Community Performance Center, 249 E. Main St., Rock Hill. The event is free and open to the public.

The celebration includes highlights from the past year, presentations of the Ben Ardrey Volunteer Award and the Business & the Arts Award. Matthew Manwarren will perform on the new Steinway-Essex piano.

An exhibition of quilts by members of the York County Quilters’ Guild will be on display in the Williams & Fudge Gallery. A reception featuring light hors d’oeuvres and festive beverages will follow.

Reserve tickets by 5 p.m. June 22 at yorkcountyarts.org, by calling 803-328-2787, or at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill.

4-H compiling alumni directory

4-H Youth Development, a part of Clemson Extension Service in York County, is compiling a directory of 4-H alumni in hopes of building up the alumni community in York County. Email Faith Isreal at fisreal@clemson.edu, Ashley McCarter at asmccar@clemson.edu or call 803-684-9919.

Lions offering program for veterans

The River Hills/ Lake Wylie Lions Club will offer a new program, “Involve a U.S. Veteran,” which waives the club’s traditional $40 fee for retired or honorably discharged personnel from the U.S. military.

Eligible veterans include personnel from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard Services, Marines, National Guard, Navy or Reserves. The program also includes enlisted National Guard or Reserves.

For membership information, call 803-831-0911.

4-H registering for day camps

4-H Youth Development of Clemson Extension Service in York County will offer 4-H Beginners Camp Sew, 9 a.m.-noon June 22-26. Learn to sew, which can open up new job opportunities. Fore ages 9-14. Cost: $30, includes starter kit.

The York County 4-H office is at 120 N. Congress St. For more information or to register, call 803-684-9919.

4-H offering beekeeping camp

4-H Youth Development, a part of Clemson Extension Service in York County, will host a beekeeping camp 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 28-29 for ages 5 to 19 at the York Extension Office 120 N. Congress St.

Campers will learn the basics of beekeeping, bee’s jobs in the colony including how pollination takes place, the parts of the hive, the equipment beekeepers use, and how honey is extracted. Campers will receive resources to take home and a sample of honey.

The registration fee is $10. Call 803-684-9919.

PATH needs drivers to pick up food

PATH, or People Attempting to Help in York, a basic needs and food assistance agency, needs new volunteer drivers.

The agency needs teams of two people to drive to the Second Harvest food bank in Charlotte one Friday a month to shop for groceries for the food pantry.

PATH is at 204 Raille St. in York. Call 803-684-3992 for more information.

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