Here’s a club for those who knit

April 23, 2013 

  • More information or call 775-338-5022. new members or call Sal Incorvaia at 704-504-1513. . For bowling information, call Michele McGuire at 803-547-0177. For event information, contact Al Vesting at 803-883-0066 or at GOP meets . or email is here to help and email is and can be found on Facebook at Beta Sigma Phi of Fort Mill. Thirty-five ladies, whose welcomes all . Rotary: ‘Service above self’ Every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at the Fort Mill Golf Course Clubhouse, a group of Rotarians and guests meet to discuss how to apply “Service Above Self.” The mission of Rotary is to eradicate polio worldwide. Rotary, one of the world’s premier international humanitarian service organization, invites everyone to see how they serve our Fort Mill community, world peace projects around the world and just have fun and fellowship. Go to Like horses? A 4-H Equestrian Club is available for kids ages 5 and older. It is led by Teresa Snyder, a horse riding instructor. Call Margie Sippel at 803-684-9919 ext. 113 or email 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. Gain understanding, share and heal in a safe group context. Call 803-280-7821 or email Alateen meetings in Charlotte 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 at the Zoar Road Club, 14701 Thomas Road, Charlotte (approximately 2 two miles from Sonic on Hwy. 160 in Fort Mill). For more information, go to Widows can find support here Hospice & Community Care will facilitate a widows support group open to the public at no charge. Registration is required. For location and to register, call 329-1500. Support group for prostate cancer patients 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 Smith at 802-0903 or email

Knit together

For anyone interested in crochet or knitting, a local chapter of the Crochet Guild of America meets from 10 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month at the Fort Mill Public Library. For more information, email Rose Baker at, or visit

Two Al-Anon groups meet locally

An Al-Anon Family Group is a community resource providing support to anyone affected by a relative or friend’s drinking. The group meets in the following locations:

• Tega Cay AFG Grace Presbyterian Church on Hwy. 160 West near the corner of Gold Hill Road, 8 p.m. Mondays

• Fort Mill AFG First Baptist Church (in the house next to the church), 121 Monroe White St., 8 p.m. Tuesdays

Are you caregiver for Alzheimer’s or dementia patient?

Are you feeling overwhelmed with your caregiving responsibilities? Meet people who are dealing with the same life issues that you are facing, learn techniques that will work especially for you and find comfort in friendship.

Group meets 10-11 a.m. the second Friday of each month in the Carolina Lakes Golf Clubhouse meeting room (first door on left off lobby). A free in-home agency caregiver can be provided to stay with your loved one while you attend the support group.

Scuba club dives into events

The Carolina Scuba & Adventure Club meets monthly at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill. Club members will participate in beach cleanups, including an underwater cleanup. Contact the group on Facebook, or email

Down Syndrome support offered

A support group for Fort Mill-area residents who have loved ones with Down Syndrome is available. For details, call Theresa Marino at 802-0332

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 been diagnosed with or treated for prostate cancer, call 802-0903 or email

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, 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 to move ahead in their lives. Contact Harrison at 548-0490 or

Have gardening problems?

Contact York County Master Gardeners for expert advice 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays at Clemson Extension Office in York at 803-684-9919 and on Fridays at Bigger House in Glencairn Garden in Rock Hill at 803-324-4177. Reach them any time at

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