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Fabi Preslar, president and creative director of SPARK Publications, a graphic design firm, is the featured speaker Nov. 13 during the Women's Initiative Network meeting at Ballantyne Village Theatre. The theme of the presentation is “When Success Doesn't Happen Overnight – a Journey Through Fear, Failure and Faith.” Time is 6:30-8:30 p.m. WIN meetings are open to women interested in connecting with other women to share faith, encouragement and support. Free with preregistration. Details:, then follow the link for “events/

activities.” Celeste Smith


Candlelight Reflections, a candle-lighting ceremony that honors those affected by Alzheimer's and related memory disorders, as well as their caregivers, will be 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Union County Public Library, 316 E. Windsor St. The event is presented by the Council on Aging in Union County, the Family Caregiver Support Program and the Alzheimer's Association. Celeste Smith

Rock Hill

The fifth annual Soup Studio, presented by Hospice & Community Care, will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 13 at Grace Lutheran Church, 426 Oakland Ave. in Rock Hill. Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased at the door or by visiting the Hospice & Community Care office at 2275 India Hook Road. Or call 803-329-1500. Soup Studio is designed to bring the community together for food and fellowship in support of Hospice & Community Care patients and their families. Enjoy delicious soups from more than 20 area restaurants, along with breads, desserts and drinks. Dan Huntley

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