SAR hosts program on Cornwallis, the campaigns in York, Lancaster
The Colonel William Bratton Chapter of the South Carolina Society Sons of the American Revolution will host historian Bill Anderson 9:45 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Fort Mill Library in Baxter.
Anderson will present “ Cornwallis in the Hornet’s Nest – his March through present day Lancaster and York Counties.” He is a member of the Charlotte History Roundtable and actively involved in the Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution. Anderson has led two events that retraced the marches of British Revolutionary War general Cornwallis’s army to and from Charlotte in 1780 and spearheaded efforts that protected a 200 year-old Patriot cemetery in Lincoln County, N.C., and has applied for two state approved historical markers.
The meeting is open to guests and family members, as well as anyone interested in researching their ancestral lineage with the possibility of joining SAR.
Tega Cay Lions selling Vidalia onions
The Tega Cay Lions Club will be taking orders for jumbo Vidalia onions from Georgia. The onions will be $11 for a 10-pound bag. All proceeds from sale will go to the Lions charities.
Orders accepted until April 28. For ordering and more information, call Roberta at 803-370-0600.
All artists welcome
The Catawba River Art Guild meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Arts Council of York County, 121 East Main St., Rock Hill. Guests are welcome at the meetings. The Catawba River Art Guild was created to support, encourage and inspire the interest of art and artists in the community. Dues are $5 per year.
For more information about the Art Guild and upcoming classes call Herb Dumaresq at 803-327-5065.
Alateen meetings offered
The second annual Alateen Speaker Meeting, “Let It Begin with Me,” will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27.Alateens will share their stories of living the 12 steps of recovery.
Weekly Alateen meetings are held from 8 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. It’s a 12-step meeting for children and teens whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. The group offers meetings for ages 6-12 and 13- 19.
Meetings are held at the Zoar Road Club, 14701 Thomas Road, Charlotte (approximately two miles from Sonic on Hwy. 160 in Fort Mill ).
For more information, go to www.zoarroadclub.org.
Vintage Club plans events
The Vintage Club, open to Tega Cay seniors, is planning the following activities in April:
• Dinner meeting Wednesday, April 25, in the Glennon Community Center. Cocktails begin at 6:15 p.m. with dinner at 7. Entertainment after dinner will be Casino Night.
• Bowling continues on the first Monday of each month. Please be at Strikers in Rock Hill at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $9 a session, which includes games, shoes, and lunch. Call Michele McGuire for details 547-0177.
For more information, contact Julia Rietz at 396-0203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Cub pack, Scout troop forming in Fort Mill
A new Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop is forming in Fort Mill. St. John’s UMC is the chartering organization and meetings are at 6:30 p.m. for Cub Scouts and 7 p.m. for Boy Scouts, Wednesday nights in the Family Life Center at St John’s UMC.
Boys who are 7 to 10 years old can join Cub Scout Pack 130 and boys 10 to 17 can join Boy Scout Troop 130.
For more information contact Scott Gainey (Cub Scouts) at 803-431-1168 or, Lee Richardson (Boy Scouts) at 803-431-6956.
Scuba club dives into events
The Carolina Scuba & Adventure Club meets monthly at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill. Club members will be participating in beach cleanups, including an underwater cleanup.
For more information, contact the group on Facebook, or email email@example.com.
Civic sorority welcomes moms
Delta Alpha Gamma, “The Sorority for Mommies,” in Fort Mill, is dedicated to community projects and supporting local businesses and causes such as breast cancer research and awareness.
For more information, go to www.deltaalphagamma.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
From Michigan? This club’s for you
The Michigan Club of Sun City Carolina Lakes is soliciting new members. You must be a former resident of Michigan and live in Sun City Carolina Lakes.
Annual dues are $10 per person or couple. If you are interested in joining this club, email Dale Jordan at email@example.com.
Widows can find support here
Hospice & Community Care will facilitate a widows support group that is open to the public at no charge.
Registration is required. For location and to register, call 329-1500.
Female equestrians can ride with Hoof Pickers
The Hoof Pickers is a new ladies horseback riding club. This social/volunteer club meets at 7 p.m. at the Gaston Farm Road Equestrian Center in Chester.
Members must be a woman preferably over 35 years of age who loves horses. Members do not have to own a horse; Gaston Farm has several programs to accommodate “Hoof Picker” members. This club enjoys weekly trail rides as well as workshops on horsemanship and a variety of other topics. The club co-sponsors a monthly open horse show on the first Saturday of each month March through November. The club also support the nurse mare foal program at the Dream Equine Therapy Center (www.dreamequinetherapy.org).
Anyone interested in becoming a Hoof Picker or any other activities are encouraged to contact a club representative at 803-374-6255 go to www.GastonFarmEquestrianCenter.Com or find them on Facebook and twitter.
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. Other programs that can provide helpful material are the Better Speaker Series and the Leadership Excellence Series. The Fort Mill chapter meets at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill.
Call Tim Gunnels at 493-9048 or Andy Hanschu at 704-287-0687.
Club for young mothers forms
A new club for young mothers meets in the conference room at the Fort Mill Library in Baxter Village.
Young mothers in their teens to early 20s are encouraged to bring their children and socialize while giving their children the chance to interact with kids their age.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 775-338-5022.
The Charlotte Yoga Club in Fort Mill and Lake Wylie brings $5 Yoga, Budokon and Pilates classes to the area. There’s no cost to join at http://www.meetup.com/charlotteyogaclub.
Fort Mill Lions
Fort Mill Lions Club meets the first and third Tuesday of the month. The meetings are held at Unity Hall in Unity Presbyterian Church with dinner served at 7 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. ending around 8:15 p.m.
Call Lion Pat Connor, president, at 548-8124 to visit or for more information.
Tega Cay Lions
Tega Cay Lions Club meets the second and fourth Saturday of the month. The meetings are held at the golf club on Molokai Drive with breakfast served at 8:15 a.m. The meeting begins at 8:30 and end around 9:30 a.m.
For more information, call Lion Sue Gulasky, president, at 548-3539.
Beta Sigma Phi
is here to help
Beta Sigma Phi, an international women’s sorority, has a chapter in Fort Mill. The sorority is a non-academic sorority with 200,000 members in chapters around the world and 30 members in Fort Mill and Tega Cay (Epsilon Epsilon Chapter). It was founded for social, cultural and civic enrichment.
The Greek letters of its name represent Life, Learning and Friendship, which is the organization’s motto. They hold two Annual Charity drives: one in the fall to raise money for Fort Mill Care Center and one in the spring to raise money for Foundation for Fort Mill Schools.
Their website: http://www.fortmillbsp.org, email: email@example.com and can be found on Facebook at Beta Sigma Phi of Fort Mill.
Down Syndrome support offered
A support group for Fort Mill area residents who have loved ones with Down Syndrome is now available. For details, call Theresa Marino at 802-0332
Elks recruiting new members
Fort Mill Elks Lodge 2859 is in the midst of its 2011-2012 membership drive and are looking for interested residents who to help them grow.
For more information on the lodge, go to http://www.fortmillelks.org or call Sal Incorvaia at 704-504-1513.
Prostate cancer support available
In conjunction with the American Cancer Society Columbia office, Marvin Smith of Fort Mill provides ACS Man-to-Man prostate cancer support in the York County area. If you have recently been diagnosed with or treated for prostate cancer, call 802-0903 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support for incest survivors available
A support group for victims of incest meets in Indian Land. Sarah Harrison, an expert peer counselor in the field and the author of “You Love Your Daddy, Don’t You?,” a book about her own childhood incest abuse, hosts the group.
The group meets the first and third Thursday of each month at the Del Webb Library at 7641 Charlotte Highway. Incest victims and survivors are welcome to come to find support in order to move ahead in their lives.
For more information or to join the support group, contact Harrison at 548-0490 or email@example.com.
Caregivers have support
A Caregivers Support Group meets at 852 Gold Hill Road, suite 201, Fort Mill.
This Caregiver Support Group is structured gathering of caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia who meet to discuss issues related to Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Call 396-2155.
Have gardening problem?
Contact York County Master Gardeners for expert advise between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesdays at Clemson Extension Office in York at 803-684-9919 and on Fridays at Bigger House in Glencairn Garden at 803-324-4177. Reach them any time at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Woman’s meets monthly
The Woman’s Club of Fort Mill meets monthly at its new location, 210 Tom Hall St. For more information on how to become a member, call 547-5753.
Indian Land Dems meet
Indian Land residents are organizing the Indian Land Democratic Club. In addition to monthly meetings, news and information will be shared on the website www.indianlanddemocrats.com. Residents are invited to attend the Indian Land Democrats Club at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month in the meeting room of the Del Webb Library.
Indian Land GOP meets
The Indian Land Republican Club holds its monthly meeting at the Indian Land Library.
Anyone interested will be welcome. Call Melvin Threatt at 704-906-6173.
A 4-H Equestrian Club is available for kids ages 5 and older. It is led by Teresa Snyder, a horse riding instructor.
For more information, call Margie Sippel at 803-684-9919 ext. 113 or email email@example.com.