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4-H scholarship

Courtney Cabianess from Chester County won a trip to the National 4-H Conference and a $500 educational scholarship.

The national conference is held each March at the National 4-H Headquarters in Chevy Chase, Md.

The scholarships are sponsored by the S.C. Association of Extension 4-H Agents and the Association of Retired Clemson Extension Employees.

The conference brings together 4-H members, volunteer leaders along with state and county extension staff from across the United States. They will be involved in roundtable discussions and professional development workshops and will meet with legislators on Capitol Hill.

Naval duty

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jasmin King, son of John King of Rock Hill, recently reported for duty at Navy Recruiting District New York, East Meadow, N.Y.

Humane Society

Vickie Frain was promoted to director of the Humane Society of York County in June. She has been with the shelter since 1998. Previous Director Kathy Sowell continues to serve as co-chairman.

The HSYC shelter receives no funds from the county or state and is not connected with any other animal welfare organizations. The shelter is in need of volunteers for upcoming fundraising projects, adoptions, working with the animals and performing clerical duties. The shelter also needs corporate sponsorships and monetary donations along with cleaning supplies, cat litter and Purina Kitten Chow. The shelter will take old newspapers, towels and blankets. All donations are tax deductible.

The Humane Society of York County is at 2036 Carolina Place, Fort Mill.

Details: 803-802-0902;