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Business briefs: York County chamber event May 27 in Rock Hill

Regional chamber event May 27 in Rock Hill

The York County Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a one-year anniversary celebration ribbon cutting at 12:30 p.m. May 27 at The Joint chiropractic office.

Call 803-548-4200 or visit for details.

After hours May 28 in Lake Wylie

Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce will hold business afters events 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 28 at Allen Tate Realtors, 1000 Village Harbor Drive.

Visit for chamber information.

Harris Teeter offers support troop campaign

Harris Teeter launched a donation card campaign to support the USO and Wounded Warrior Project. Money raised in North Carolina will stay with the USO of NC.

During May, Harris Teeter customers will be able to make $1, $3, or $5 donations at checkout to support the troops. Last year, more than $1 million was raised. For more information, visit

Comporium holding photo contest

Comporium is holding a photography contest sanctioned by the city of Rock Hill highlighting the 90-by-70 foot fountain at Fountain Park on East Main Street. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. June 1.

With variable configurations throughout the hour, a water show begins shortly before the top of each hour that builds up to a center jet burst that goes nearly 110 feet on days when the wind is light.

The grand prize will feature the winning photo on the cover of the next York County directory that will be distributed at the end of August, along with prizes and money for the top three winners.

Anyone wishing to enter may submit three entries. High resolution JPEGs are requested with resolution no less than 300 dpi. Prints, disks or USB sticks may be delivered to Comporium’s office at 330 E. Black St. or to the Arts Council of York County, 121 E. Main St. For a complete set of rules, visit the Arts Council of York County’s at

For more about the fountain, visit

KL Creative opens summer camp registration

KL Creative offers innovative summer camps starting the week of June 15 and running through Aug. 10 in Lake Wylie.

This year, digital photography camp includes marine photography by boat on the lake with a licensed captain and runs 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for ages 8 and older.

Guest artists include New York photographer Deena Feinberg teaching The Art of I-phoneography. Learn about composing in-camera and demonstrating the artistic possibilities within the darkroom in the phone. This camp is available 1-3 p.m. the week of July 6 for ages 10 and older. Campers can use an iPhone, iPod or iPad to take pictures and will be supplied with an iTunes card to download apps.

Local artist Rose Grigg, a nationally board certified art educator with a bachelor’s in fine arts and master’s in art education, will return to lead hands-on art explorations using mixed media, paper sculpture, printmaking and painting. Her class meets 1-3 p.m. the weeks of July 13 and July 20 for ages for ages 6-12.

During the weeks of Aug. 3 and Aug. 10, Isabel Shankel, Danish Yogini, will lead Yoda + Yoga 1-3 p.m. for ages 8 and older. This meditation and yoga practice was created for children to learn flexibility, strength, focus and relaxation.

Class sizes are small. Weekly digital photography sessions cost $250 and include materials. Afternoon specials camps costs $125. Call Katherine Leonard at 704-460-6948 or email to register or for more information.