Fort Mill Times

Club news - June 10, 2009

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Toastmasters offers educational material on such topics as overcoming the fear of speaking and giving advanced speeches such as roasts and other humorous speeches. Other programs that can provide helpful material are the Better Speaker Series and the Leadership Excellence Series. 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.

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

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 need members

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

Vintage Club active

Members of the Tega Cay Vintage Club invite you to join in their fun activities. For membership information, call Karen Turrentine at 396-8421 or send an e-mail to

CFS support group meets monthly

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.

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

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.

--compiled by staff