Palisades decks out in patriotic pride
STEELE CREEK The Palisades Women’s Club adorned the neighborhood in patriotic pride with flags and buntings for the Fourth of July.
The service and social oriented organization meets the first Wednesday of the month alternating day and evening meetings September through May and is open to women who live in The Palisades. The group supports Dress For Success, Loaves and Fishes, Holy Angels School The Sandbox, Hospitality House and Urban Ministry of Charlotte. Social functions are held throughout the year, often held at the Palisades Country Club.
For information, visit palisadeswomen.com.
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Historical group meeting at Winthrop
ROCK HILL The York County Genealogical & Historical Society meeting will be 9 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at Winthrop University.
Learn about the history of the college, established in Columbia by an act of the S.C. General Assembly in 1891. It was renamed the Winthrop Normal and Industrial College of South Carolina two years later. In 1895, the first classes were held in Rock Hill. Dr. Eddie Lee, assistant professor of history, will share the history of this former women’s college during a campus tour.
Meet at the Little Chapel on the back campus.
Sweet Repeat celebrates Christmas this month
LAKE WYLIE Sweet Repeat Thrift Store and Boutique will hold its Christmas-in-July and fall event.
The Sweet Repeat Charitable Foundation is a women’s volunteer service organization founded more than 15 years ago to support charities, scholarships and causes in York County. The group is funded through sales of donated merchandise sold at the Sweet Repeat Thrift Store at Lake Wylie Plaza. Items include clothing, shoes, accessories, home decor, kitchenware, linens and more.
Hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Donations may be dropped off at the shed at the back of the building. Call 803-831-0722 for information.
POP Club welcomes members
YORK The Heart2Heart Foundation, a local nonprofit focused on raising awareness about heart disease, has joined Market at Inman Farms in York to launch the Power of Produce Club.
The club is open to the public and will give children $2 in tickets to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables, food plants and seeds. POP Club will be available from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 11 at The Market at Inman Farms, 1101 Black Highway.
The Power of Produce or POP Club is a nationally recognized children’s program started at the Oregon City Farmers Market in May 2011 to empower children to make healthy food choices and to introduce them to where their food originates.
Visit inmanfarmsyorksc.webs.com for information.