Welcome to the new blog for Spartanburg Amateur Radio Club. While working on the newsletter for the club we realized that it would be nice to have a way to communicate with club members in a more consistent way that would allow us to get important events and news out to members quickly. Getting information from the blog is easy, sign up to follow the blog and you will receive an email notifying you that something has been posted or just check the blog periodically to see the latest new


Monday, July 27, 2015

Funeral Arrangements - Ann Thompson

Ann Oliver Thompson, 73, of Roebuck, SC, died Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Regency Hospital of Greenville. Born June 15, 1942, in Oconee County, SC, she was the daughter of the late George Cline and Ethel Bryant Oliver. She was also predeceased by her husband, Calvin Michael Thompson. 
Mrs. Thompson was retired as Office Manager at Smith Barney Co., and was a member of Walnut Grove United Methodist Church. She was very active in many organizations, including being a member and Treasurer of Spartanburg Amateur Radio Club KI4MEE; a former Red Cross Volunteer, Worthy Matron Roebuck OES216; past President, post Matron, and past Matron Club; past District Deputy - D4; and Eastern Star Service by Roebuck Chapter 216.  Survivors include a daughter, Michelle T. McKelvey; brothers and sisters, Louise Allison, Linda Phillips, Frances & James Martin, Betty and Frank Black, Robert and Susan Oliver, Curtis and Faye Oliver; brother and sister-in-law, Don and Donna Thompson; along with numerous nephews and nieces. 

Visitation will be at 10:00 - 11:30 AM Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 East Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29307. Funeral services will follow at 12:00 noon in the Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Kenneth Kirkley, followed by The Order of the Eastern Star Rites. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Road, Spartanburg, SC 29307.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, 131 East Main St., Ste. 108, Spartanburg, SC 29306 or online at www.redcross.org/donate.  An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Sad News

It is with great sadness that we notify you of the passing of Ann Thompson, KI4MEE, who lost her battle with an extended illness today, 7/25/15.  No arrangements are available at this time.  We will post more information when it is available.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Lets Eat & Celebrate!

The summer supper will be at the Grapevine Restaurant located at 1926 Boiling Springs Road (Hwy 9), Boiling Springs, SC, on July 18, 2015, this Saturday.  The fun will begin at 6 pm.  It is dutch treat and you can order your favorite food off their regular menu.  Don't miss this evening of fun and fellowship!
Grapevine Restaurant 1926 Boiling Springs Road,  Boiling Springs, SC

Sunday, July 5, 2015

June Ends July Begins

Another great Field Day is complete and a great time was had by all.  We would like to say thanks to all who put in the time and work to make it happen.  A special thanks to the Drayton Fire Department for the use of there fire house.  It was a great location for a great event!

And now July begins, the business meeting will be on July 7, at 7:00 pm. On July 18th, we will meet at the Grapevine Restaurant located at 1926 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs, SC, for the summer supper and for a special someones 96th birthday.  The fun will begin at 6 pm.  And finally, on July 21st we will have the monthly SPARC Board meeting beginning at 7 pm.  And don't forget, join the rag chews and nets for the latest club information!