August 1, 2008
DAR Ceremony Will Mark Grave
By Mary Jo Balasco
The descendants of James Gallant, an American Revolutionary War patriot, will have a DAR grave marking and dedication ceremony in his honor at 10 a.m. today at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 2123 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill.Gallant provided meat for the troops. A reception will follow. The event is open to the public and sponsored by the Catawba chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Elizabeth Gordon Bradley Chapter NSDAR and Sarah Polk Chapter NSDAR.
For details, call Mrs. William A. Mannheim at 366-7041.
Community theater needs one more actor
The Rock Hill Community Theatre is seeking a male African- American or dark-complexioned actor, age 20 to 30, for its Down Home Play Festival. For details, call Russell Luke at 328-8773 or 323- 3840.
Scholarships offered by Rock Hill NAACP
The Rock Hill chapter of the NAACP is offering two Dr. James H. Goudlock scholarships for high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall. Applications are available at the NAACP office at the Freedom Center, 215 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Deadline is today. For details, call 366-2184.
Marriage seminar offered by York church
Filbert Presbyterian Church, 2066 Filbert Highway, York, will host the Paul Tripp seminar, Marriage: There Really Is A Better Way, from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Oct. 4.
Lunch and a nursery will be provided. Cost is $25 per person or $50 per couple if registered by today. Registration is $30 per person or $60 per couple from Aug. 1 through Sept. 4. Scholarships are available. To register, visit www.filbertmarriageconference.org or call Dave Hall at 684-6881.
National Night Out celebrated in Regent Park
Mulberry Village neighbors in Regent Park will celebrate America's 25th National Night Out with a Neighborly Block Party at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 5. in the neighborhood. All Mulberry Village neighbors are invited. Chicken and hamburgers will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the S.C. March of Dimes. Reservations are due by Friday by calling Donn or Kristin Sinclair at 547-0205 or e-mail them at [email protected] Event activities will include a hopscotch jump-off, badminton challenge, beach ball toss-off and more.
National Night Out is a community building campaign celebrated across America with neighborhood festivals, parades, block parties, cookouts and other events.
Crochet guild meeting at Fort Mill library
The Carolinas Chain Gang, a Chapter of the Crochet Guild of America will meet from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday on the second floor of the Fort Mill Public Library, 1818 2nd Baxter Crossing, Fort Mill. Demonstrated will be Solomon's Knot, also known as Lover's Knot, an extremely versatile chochet stitch, with the finished effect belying the simplicity of the stitch. Prior crochet experience is helpful but not needed. For details, call Treva McCain at (704) 219-6322 or e-mail her at [email protected]
The Emmett Scott Class of 1958 will meet at 4 p.m. Saturday at Ryan's Family Steakhouse, 2367 Dave Lyle Blvd., Rock Hill. All members are asked to attend to help plan for the 50th anniversary celebration. For details, call Rosetta Smith 329-1836 or Louise Robinson at 324-4933.
The Durham/Joseph family reunion committee will have a fish dinner and hot dog sale at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post on Crawford Road, Rock Hill. For details, call Brenda Durham at 328-1362 or Martha Douglas (803) 554-7208.
Clover preschool program accepting enrollment
First United Methodist Church preschool, 124 Bethel St., Clover, is now enrolling children who will be age 3 or 4 before Sept. 1 for the 2008-2009 school term.
A few four-day spots are available, which are from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday. The preschool program focuses on kindergarten readiness skills for the Clover school district. Music, art and Spanish and the Christian curriculum Godly Play are included in classroom activities.
Enrollment is also being taken for the August summer camp program. For details, call director Kathy Hall at (803) 222-3496, Ext. 13, or e-mail her at [email protected]
Support group to meet
Mending the Broken Hearts, a support group for men and women, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Eat Well, 1919 Cherry Road, Rock Hill.
Participants can learn to heal through establishing a relationship with God. For details, call Mary 327-5664. The group plans to meet in the same location every Saturday.
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