Rotary district leader to speak Aug. 12
LAKE WYLIE Thomas Faulkner, 7750 District governor, will speak during the Lake Wylie Rotary Club meeting at noon Aug. 12 at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road.
Lake Wylie author Larry Timbs Jr. will speak Aug. 26.
Tickets are available for the club’s fourth annual Lake Wylie Luau at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at Red Fez Shrine Club Pavilion in Steele Creek. The event includes a silent auction and games. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. There will be a boat poker run held earlier in the day. Poker hands cost $10. To purchase tickets or to donate an item or become a sponsor, visit lakewylieluau.org.
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The event has raised more than $30,000 for scholarships, and organizations including Clover Area Assistance Center, Lake Wylie Athletic Association and Crowders Creek Elementary School. The club plans to construct an outdoor science center at Bethel Elementary School this year.
The club meets every Tuesday. Lunch costs $9, catered by Christopher’s.
Visit lwrotaryclub.org for more information.
Choral group auditions Aug. 27-28
ROCK HILL York County Choral Society and Chamber Singers, directed by Dr. Katherine Kinsey, will hold auditions 6-8 p.m. Aug. 21 and 6-7 p.m. Aug. 28 in the choir room at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1220 India Hook Road.
The YCCS welcomes experienced singers from high school through adults. For more information, call 803-323-2250 or 704-591-5147, or visit yorkcountychoralsociety.org.
Lions post directory pages online
LAKE WYLIE The River Hills telephone directory yellow and pink pages are available online at riverhillslionsyellowpages.org.
The pink pages list contact information for government, schools, churches, clubs, hospitals and utilities.
The yellow pages list more than 250 businesses, searchable by company name or classification. Some offer links to the business’ website.
The phone book is the River Hills Lions Club’s largest fundraiser. Lions contributions to local charities annually exceed $100,000.
Lions Club fish fry Sept. 14
LAKE WYLIE The River Hills Lions Club’s second annual fish fry is scheduled 2-7 p.m. Sept. 14 at Camp Thunderbird.
The menu by Catfish Cove is filet of flounder, chicken strips, hush puppies, french fries, slaw and ice tea from Catfish Cove.
Tickets for eat-in or take-out cost $10 and are available in advance or at the door. Proceeds go to Lions charities.
For information, call 704-583-0349.
The Lions also are seeking live and silent auction items for the River Hills Lions Club Benefit Dinner Oct. 4 at River Hills Country Club. Proceeds go to River Hills/Lake Wylie EMS.
Types of items needed include framed artwork, gift certificates, professional and college sports tickets, restaurant dinner packages, weekend getaways, jewelry and automobiles.
To donate or for information, call 704-583-0349.
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.