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.
Support for trauma, abuse victims available
A one-hour Trauma and Abuse Recovery Group hosted by the Center for Restoration in Fort Mill, will meet for eight weeks every Thursday beginning at 6 p.m. May 24. Gain understanding, share and heal in a safe group context.
Call 803-280-7821 or email email@example.com.
Alateen meetings offered
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 is looking for interested residents to help it 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 email@example.com.
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, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 is $10 per person or couple. If you are interested in joining this club, email Dale Jordan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 women, preferably over 35, who love 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 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.
Or 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.
, email: email@example.com and can be found on Facebook at Beta Sigma Phi of Fort Mill.
• 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.