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Riverpointe Women’s Club donates 327 pounds of food

Women’s club collects 327 pounds of food

The Riverpointe Women’s Club sponsored a Sept. 23 Charity Food Drive.

The club collected 327 pounds of canned foods for Loaves & Fishes Groceries for Neighbors in Need in Charlotte.

Clover Woman’s Club meeting Oct. 9

The Clover Woman’s Club will meet 3:30 p.m. Oct. 9 with refreshments served at the Woman’s Club Building, 234 Church St.

The program will discuss fire safety in the home, presented by Clover firefighter Johnny Neelands, will be held at the fire station.

Afterward, Beth Goff of the Clover School District will talk about the Connected Classroom program. Each student in the district has been issued an iPad and MacBook Air.

Details: 803-222-9770 or 803-222-7873.

POP Club welcomes members

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.

Details: inmanfarmsyorksc.webs.com.

Learn more about Connected Classroom

Clover School District’s Beth Goff, director of instructional technology, and Dr. Sheila Quinn, assistant superintendent, will speak at the Oct. 14 Lake Wylie Rotary Club noon meeting at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road.

With the start of the 2014-15 school year, nearly 7,000 students in the Clover School District received an iPad or MacBook Air as part of Clover’s Connected Classroom. Goff and Quinn will provide insights as to how the district developed the program and how the use of technology is transforming teaching and learning in the school district.

Lunch costs $9, catered by Christopher’s Bar & Grill.

Details: lakewylierotary.org.

Clubs holding Mummy Shuffle 5K

The Clover Rotary Club and Clover High School Interact Club are holding the Mummy Shuffle 5K Fun Run-Walk on Oct. 18, in which participants run or walk from First Baptist Church to Larne Elementary School.

The race begins 8:30 a.m. The kid’s walk begins 9 a.m. There will be prizes for best costume.

Registration is $10 in advance or $15 on race day. Forms are available at Clover YMCA, 107 S. Main St., or online at cloverrotary.org.

To become an event sponsor, call 704-913-1148.

GOP meeting focuses on local growth

The Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club will feature a program about the challenges of providing responsive services to the rapidly growing Lake Wylie community on topics such as housing, schools and crime prevention at the Oct. 24 meeting at River Hills Country Club.

Speakers will include David Larson, assistant county manager of York County; Bruce Henderson, York County District 2 councilman; Mychal Frost, Clover School District public information officer; and Deputy Kim Morehouse, York County’s crime prevention /assistant public information officer.

An 11:30 a.m. social will be followed by lunch and a speaker forum at noon. The program will close with a question-and-answer session.

Lunch costs $20 per person. To reserve a seat with or without lunch (specify), call 803-831-1814 by Oct. 21. Visitors, club members and guests – women and men – are welcome.

For club membership information, call 803-831-1814. Annual membership dues are $25; associate members (men) are $10.

Scouts selling popcorn

Boy Scout Troop 333’s popcorn sale is underway, with Scouts going door-to-door selling Trail’s End product.

Up to 70 percent of all sales go to the local troop.

The sale ends Oct. 28. Details: 704-674-6046; 678-787-6003; or bsat333.com.

Join bowling league

Lake Wylie Women’s Bowling League meets 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays through March at Strikers in Rock Hill.

All skill levels welcome. Details: 704-578-8079.

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