Fort Mill Times

Club News - May 27, 2009

Lions honor Tega Cay grads

The Tega Cay Lions Club honored 17 Tega Cay seniors from Fort Mill High School's class of 2009 on May 23, marking the 22nd year that the Tega Cay Lions have recognized local students for their academic excellence.

Recognized this year at the Tega Cay Golf Clubhouse were Elizabeth Ashlee Brock, Christine Marie Cassidy, Erica Julie Christensen, Spencer Elizabeth Collins, Colin Mitchell Currier, Rebecca Ann Earnheart, Jacquelyn Marie Evans, Jessica Laine Griner, Katelyn O'Toole Hnat, Kara Ann Hogan, Taylor Danielle Hoverman, Matthew Christopher Krieger, Eva Grace Porter, Jennifer Michelle Resech, Nicholas Robert Romito, Brittany Ann Sandy and Mattson Taylor Smith.

Lions' annual car show May 30

The third annual Carolina Motor Madness Car and Motorcycle Show hosted by the Tega Cay Lions Club is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Knights Stadium.

Trophies for different classes of cars and special trophies for motorcycles. Kids

park will include inflatable slide, moon walk, speed pitch and carousel. Live entertainment with three different bands, door prizes, food and lots of fun for all. Free, except for a small parking fee. For more information, go to

All proceeds go to Tega Cay Lions Club charities.

Area artists invited

The Yorkville Artists' Guilds regular monthly meeting will be held 7 p.m. Thursday June 4, in the McCelvey center in York. The public is invited. For more information, call Jack Bolin at 328-6747.

Blues club jams

The Fort Mill Blues Club meets to jam twice a month from 7 p.m. until closing at McHale's on Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill. Bring your ax, harp, sticks, vocals - whatever your blues chops require. Call 951-837-0008 or send an e-mail to

River watchers welcome guests

The Lake Wylie Covekeepers meet the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Red Fez Club, just south of the Buster Boyd Bridge on Hwy. 49, on the North Carolina side of the river. The public is always welcome. For more information, call Steve Johnson at 802-5368.

Dads group meets

York County Dads is a group for stay-at-home dads who meet with their kids for weekly playgroups. For more information about dates, times and events, send an e-mail to

Moms club meets

Fort Mill Mothers of Preschoolers meets every other Friday. MOPS formed to encourage, equip and develop every mother of a preschooler to realize her potential as a woman, mother and leader. It strives to develop meaningful relationships through small groups and to share their love of Jesus Christ. Visit

Parkinson group meets

The Parkinson Association of the Carolinas holds monthly meetings of its northern York County Support Group for Parkinson Disease patients and caregivers in the Hut at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, 421 Oakland Avenue in Rock Hill. For more information, call Kara Mann at 704-248-3717.

Alateen meets

Teenagers who have problems because of someone else's drinking can find help at Alateen, a group in Fort Mill. Meetings are held from 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays upstairs in the brick house next to First Baptist Church in Fort Mill.

Alzheimer's help offered

An Alzheimer's and related dementia support group meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Lancaster Golden Care, Meeting Street and at 6 p.m. on the last Tuesday of each month at Spring Arbor on India Hook Road. These groups offer educational and emotional coping support to those involved in caring for an individual with dementia. Informative programs with films and speakers are featured, as well as confidential discussions of care situations. If a no-cost in-home sitter is needed to attend, call the UpState S.C. Chapter several days in advance at 800-273-2555, or the Rock Hill office at 327-4715.

Sierra Club meets

Henry's Knob Group of S.C. Sierra Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Wesley Foundation, Stewart Street and Park Avenue. Admission is free and open to the public. For details, call Pat Grant at 980-4000.

Al-Anon meetings

Al-Anon meetings are for anyone who has been affected by someone else's drinking.

• Fort Mill meetings are held at the little brick house beside First Baptist Church on Monroe White Street on Tuesdays at 8 p.m.

• Tega Cay meetings are held every Monday at 8 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church on Hwy. 160 at Gold Hill Road.

Calling all gardeners

Members of Gardening on the Cay may not all have green thumbs, but they are eager to learn as much as they can about gardening while enjoying the social aspects of the club. Gardening on the Cay is affiliated with the Garden Club of South Carolina Inc., and a member of the National Garden Clubs Inc.

The club is open to all ladies in Fort Mill Township. Meetings are held in members' homes on the second Monday night each month and dues cost $20 for the year.

For more information, call Christine McCallion at 547-3537.

--compiled by staff