Fort Mill Times

Club news - May 13, 2009

Lunch with New Southern Women

The Fort Mill New Southern Women's Club will meet at the Clebourne House (next to Belle Vive Spa) at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 21.

A sandwich bar of roast beef, chicken salad, potato salad, chips, cookie and beverage will be served for $10. Carol Dixon and Wink Rea from Move Fort Mill Forward will be guest speakers. To reserve a seat, call Sharon Kornberg at 548-9965 and mail a check for $10, made out to New Southern Women, to Dana Boots, 2910 Cherry Blossom, Fort Mill, SC, 29715. Anyone interested in joining the club should call Mary Jordan at 547-6144 or visit

Elks meet

The New Fort Mill Elks Lodge meets at the American Legion on the first and third Mondays of the month. Anyone interested in joining the Elks or more information, can contact Exalted Ruler Patrick Coyle at or 704-968-7219

Bridge, Lego groups on tap

Interested in learning to play bridge fast? Interested in starting a Lego creative play group? For more info, send an e-mail to or visit

CFS support group

The Piedmont Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group meets 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Piedmont Women's Center, Conference Room D, 222 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill. For more information, call Ann Norman at 366-4799 or Pansy Yates at 329-1234.

Knit together

To anyone interested in crochet or knitting, a local chapter of the Crochet Guild of America meets from 10 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month at the Fort Mill Public Library. For more information, e-mail Rose Baker at, or visit

Have something to say? Say it here!

Toastmasters offers educational material on such topics as overcoming the fear of speaking and giving advanced speeches such as roasts and other humorous speeches. The Fort Mill chapter meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road in Fort Mill. Call Tim Gunnels at 493-9048 or Andy Hanschu at 704-287-0687.

Support group for prostate cancer

In conjunction with the American Cancer Society Columbia office, Marvin Smith of Fort Mill is starting an ACS Man-to-Man prostate cancer support group in the York County area. If you have been recently diagnosed with, or treated for, prostate cancer, call Smith at 802-8001 or e-mail him at

Legion Post 43 seeks members

American Legion Post 43 in Fort Mill is actively recruiting all eligible retired and active duty military members. The post, located at 427 Banks St., Fort Mill, also holds public bingo nights at 6:30 p.m. every Friday. For more information, call 547-2414.

Tega Cay women invited

The Tega Cay Women's Club meets the last Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Tega Cay City Hall for an interesting program, refreshments and updates on the many activities available. All women in Tega Cay are invited to join. Monthly group activities include arts and crafts, book club, Bunco, day trips, dining out, euchre, knitting, mah-jongg, movies, service projects and socializers. For more information, call Beverly Imler at 548-3135 or Sally Woods at 548-7692.