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Crooked Creek Art League sends holiday greetings

Posted on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 11:33 am. Posted to Community.

The Crooked Creek Art League would like to wish all residents of the Chapin, Little Mountain, Prosperity, Newberry, Columbia and Lexington communities the happiest of all the holiday season.

Enjoy family and friends and remember to give special attention to those who are less fortunate than ourselves.

The League’s new year is filled with exciting art workshop , experienced speakers, the annual Juried Show, and the special community project that will come to fruition in late summer. if you are an aspiring artist or a just “a want-a-be” join us in the new year.

Information about the calendar of events can be found on the website: crookedcreekart.org. Also, check out FACEBOOK at facebook.com/CrookedCreekArtLeague!

Artists from the League show monthly in the Chapin Library, BB&T, Chapin Chamber of Commerce, Prosperity Chamber of Commerce and Palmetto Fine Arts of Chapin as well as the TAP Gallery inside the Crooked Creek Recreational Center.

When shopping “out and about” during the holiday season, check us out! You might find that special gift you’ve been searching for from one of the local artist.

Merry Christmas and Happy new Year


CHAPIN HIGH HAS 13 STUDENT ATHLETES SIGNING

Posted on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 2:57 am. Posted to Community.

CHAPIN, SC-Chapin High School’s Eden Ellison, Rosanna Fonseca, Jordan Green, Alex Miller, Keelan Molony, Jade Pardee, Angel Tisdale, Makenna Bradley, Kyla Koch, Tracy Truesdale, Caitlyn Toole, Jake Watson, and Andrew VanVollenhoven will be signing their National Letter of Intent to play college athletics for their respective sports. The signing will take place Friday, November 30th, 2018 in the Chapin High School Arena Lobby at 11:30 AM.

Women’s Lacrosse
Eden Ellison-University of Mount Olive
Rosanna Fonseca-Reinhardt University
Jordan Green-University of Mount Olive
Alex Miller-Lander University
Keelan Molony-Life University
Jade Pardee-Lander University
Angel Tisdale-Limestone College

Men’s Lacrosse
Jake Watson-Lander University
Andrew VanVollenhoven-Coker College

Softball
Kyla Koch-Francis Marion University
Tracy Truesdale-Univiversity of South Carolina-Aiken
Caitlyn Toole-University of South Carolina-Beaufort

Women’s Cross Country
Makenna Bradley-Lander University


SATURDAY, OCT. 27, IS “CHAPIN RURITAN CLUB’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY DAY”.

Posted on Monday, October 22nd, 2018 at 4:16 pm. Posted to Community.

The Chapin Ruritan Club is celebrating 70 years of service this year, established in November 1948. Through the years, the club has been involved in many endeavors in the interests of fellowship, goodwill and community service.

These decades of service to the Chapin community will be celebrated this coming Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church on East Boundary Street. All members, former members and their families, and friends of the Chapin Ruritan Club are invited.

Chapin Mayor David Knight has proclaimed Saturday as “Chapin Ruritan Club 70th Anniversary Day. He is shown in the photo with Club President Carl Connelly.

Also pictured are members of the club preparing table decorations.

Here’s a look back at the Chapin Ruritan Club as we celebrated their 45th anniversary in 1993. At that time, J.B. Addy was the only charter member still active in the Club. He cut the 45th birthday cake.

There were 24 active Chapin Ruritans in the club’s 45th year. They were: J.B. Addy, Albert Amick, J.C. Amick, Vernon A. Amick, John C. Anderson, Ronnie Boland, Dale Cook, Dr. Ronald Crawford, Michael O.W. Edens, Kenneth Frick, Danny Johnson, James Mills, Hershel Murry, Evans Proctor, Billy Sellers, Curtis M. Shealy, David E. Shealy, G. Melvin Slice, Gerald Steele, Paul Summers Jr. Richard Thirlwell and Dick Weldon. Honorary members were Carl B. Chapman, Charles LaRosa, Richard Corley and William Collins.

Among the Chapin Ruritan endeavors in 1993 were: fundraisers to support Chapin High School scholarships, Little League baseball, Boys State representatives, the Newberry Boys Farm, the Greater Chapin Chamber of Commerce, the Labor Day Festival Car/Truck show and the Ruritan National Foundation.

Today the Chapin Ruritan Club continues its active community involvement. In 1993 membership was men only. Today, the Club invites men and women into membership. Ruritans meet on the fourth Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Guests and prospective members, and those who just want to know more about Ruritan, are always invited.

For more information, contact 2018 Ruritan President Carl Connelly at 513-1049.


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