Tega Cay Lions Club
The Tega Cay Lions Club recently presented past President Peggy Upchurch a plaque in honor of her service to the club.
Upchurch was first vice president in 2006-07 and became president for the 2007-08 year. Under her leadership, the club increased its membership and continued with the Carolina Motor Madness car show to raise money for the Lions' scholarship fund. The club also participated in the Tega Cay Fall Festival, Polar Bear Plunge, Easter Egg Hunt, Senior Citizens Holiday Party, New Horizons Pool Party and hosted exchange students from around the world. The “Pack the Backpack” campaign to collect school supplies for the Fort Mill Care Center was started under her leadership.
Upchurch will lend her expertise to President Jerry Church and continue to serve on committees.
Church was elected in late July to lead the club for the 2008-09 year. He was first vice president last year and has served the club for over two years.
Church is a polymer chemist at Lubrizol in Gastonia and has been vice chairman of the Tega Cay Planning Commission for the past five years. His goals for the Lions Club this year are to increase awareness of Lions' contributions to the community and to establish a Web site.
He and his wife, Jolene, moved to Tega Cay in 2000.
Marine Corps League
The Marine Corps League of retired and veteran Marines will meet at 7p.m. Tuesday at the VFW, 732 W. Main St., Rock Hill. Visitors are welcome.
Details: Don Hicks, 803-517-7253; 803-328-1054.
4-H Yard Sale
The 4-H Lifestyles Club is having a yard sale at 7a.m. Saturday at 1629 Springsteen Road, Rock Hill.
Details: Clemson Extension Office: 803-385-6181, ext. 113.
New 4-H Club
Kesha Johnson is starting a 4-H Club in Great Falls The first meeting is 4:30-5:30p.m. Thursday at the Great Falls Memorial Building, 401 Dearborn St., Great Falls.
The club is for ages 9-19.
Details: Kesha Johnson, 803-482-6824; 803-209-0538.
River Hills Lions Club
The River Hills Lions Club invites prospective new members to attend the club's monthly breakfast meeting 8a.m. Saturday at River Hills Country Club, Lake Wylie.
Meet new friends and learn about the River Hills Lions and what they do in the community.
Details: Bill Burgin; 803-370-2828; Dona Van Leer, 803-631-3543; www.riverhills lions.org. Compiled by Melanie Bass