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Club news: Women’s club supports Lake Wylie library summer reading program

Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women's Club member Marianne Falls, right, presents Bagel Boat gift certificates to Nancy Monts-Rayfield, branch manager for Lake Wylie Public Library, during the club’s May luncheon meeting.
Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women's Club member Marianne Falls, right, presents Bagel Boat gift certificates to Nancy Monts-Rayfield, branch manager for Lake Wylie Public Library, during the club’s May luncheon meeting. COURTESY OF KIM BOYD

GOP club gives to library reading program

Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club member Marianne Falls presented 10 Bagel Boat gift certificates to Nancy Monts-Rayfield, branch manager for Lake Wylie Public Library, during the club’s May luncheon meeting.

The gift certificates are being offered as incentives to winners of the library’s summer adult reading challenge.

The project, dubbed Wylie, the Elephant Reader, is a S.C. Federation of Republican Women Caring for America project.

Clover Woman’s Club honors CHS students

The 2015 Clover Woman’s Club presented three scholarships and one top honor May 27 during a ceremony at Clover High School.

Three $1,500 scholarships were given in honor of Sammie Ann McCarley, a retired Clover School District educator, for her lifetime passion of caring and giving to the community.

The recipients are Maggie Ballard, daughter Greg and Amber Ballard, who will attend the University of South Carolina; Michelle Carter, daughter of Howard and Gwendolyn Carter, who will attend Francis Marion University; and Dajulyn Wallace, daughter of David and Lynda Wallace, who will attend the College of Charleston.

Additionally, each year the faculty and staff of Clover High School choose a recipient for the Clover Woman’s Club Outstanding Young Woman. This year’s winner was Elyse Ehrnschwender, daughter of Mark and Kim Ehrnschwender, who will attend the College of Charleston.

The scholarships were funded by proceeds from the Clover Woman’s Club annual tour of homes and the annual spring card party.

NAACP chapter meeting June 18

The Western York County Branch of the NAACP regular meeting is at 6 p.m. June 18 at Langrum Branch Baptist Church, 1500 McFarland Road.

For more information, call 803-684-6200.

Ballroom Dance Club meets June 19

The Ballroom Dance Club will meet 7:30-10:20 p.m. June 19 in the Oak Room at Fort Mill Golf Course Club House, 101 Country Club Drive.

There will be a free dance lesson. Dress is dressy casual. Adults of all ages and skill levels are welcome.

Guest admission is $15 per couple, $7.50 for singles. No alcohol; light refreshments provided.

For information, call 803-389-4679 or 803-517-9950.

4-H sew camp June 22-26

4-H Youth Development of Clemson Extension Service in York County will offer 4-H Beginners Camp Sew 9 a.m.-noon June 22-26 at 120 N. Congress St.

Learn to sew, which can open up new job opportunities. For ages 9-14. Cost: $30, includes starter kit.

For information or to register, call 803-684-9919.

4-H creating alumni directory

4-H Youth Development, a part of Clemson Extension Service in York County, is compiling a directory of 4-H Alumni.

The hopes of compiling the directory is to reach out to alumni to see how the program is thriving and revamp their interest if it has been lost during the years. Email fisreal@clemson.edu or asmccar@clemson.edu, or call 803-684-9919.

Lions offering program for veterans

The River Hills/ Lake Wylie Lions Club is offering “Involve a U.S. Veteran,” which waives the club’s traditional $40 fee for retired or honorably discharged personnel from the U.S. military.

Eligible veterans include personnel from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard Services, Marines, National Guard, Navy or Reserves. The program also includes enlisted National Guard or Reserves.

For membership information, call 803-831-0911.

4-H offering beekeeping camp

4-H Youth Development, a part of Clemson Extension Service in York County, will host a beekeeping camp 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 28-29 for ages 5 to 19 at the York Extension Office 120 N. Congress St.

Campers will learn the basics of beekeeping, bee’s jobs in the colony including how pollination takes place, the parts of the hive, the equipment beekeepers use, and how honey is extracted. Campers will receive resources to take home and able to take home a sample of honey.

The registration fee is $10. Call 803-684-9919.

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