eNews for January 12, 2017

Top News

Meeting Presentations Available Online
Holiday Office Hours
RV Bridge Closed for Repair
No Cold Weather Decal Application
Updated Schedule of Fees Available Online
Chartered Club Officer Orientation
Chartered Club Financial Help Desk
Meet the Author – Robert Dugoni
Keep Your Latest SunSations
Pay Beaufort County Taxes in Pinckney Hall


Board of Directors/Board Appointed Committees
BAC Committee Meeting Updates

Executive Office

Common Area Maintenance
Dog Park Maintenance

Communication
Keep Your Latest SunSations
This Week On Healthy Living
This Week On Better Health, Better Life
SCTV News for January16-22


Community Standards
Sign Up For Sun City 101

Facilities Management
Got Paint?

Golf
2017 Golf Memberships Now Available
Renew Your Handicap For 2017
January Golf Clinic Calendar
Book Argent Lakes for Neighborhood Golf Events
Hole-In-One-Reports


Health and Wellness
New Group Exercise Class
Barataria Children’s Pool Hour Changes
Group Exercise Class Cancelation
Health and Wellness Education
Caregiver Support Group


IT Services
Computer Assistance

Clubs and Groups
Money Talks Discusses Economic Forecast
Veterans Benefits Presentation
Sun City ROMEO January Speakers
Forum Club Hosts Hurricane Matthew Panel
Tickets Available for SCCT’s
Wait Until Dark 

Food and Beverage
Live Music at Sun City Restaurants


Top News

Meeting Presentations Available Online

On Wednesday, January 11, the new members of the Board Appointed Committees (BAC) met with Community Association staff in a training session to review committee charters, purposes, and duties and responsibilities of a BAC. Also on January 11, the Board of Directors hosted a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the reopening of Cypress Hill Drive in front of Hidden Cypress Clubhouse and the recommended guest and light commercial vehicle barcode and decal program. The presentations from both of these meetings are available at this website. To view them, log in and click the “Documents” link on Resident Central. The presentations will be located under “Meeting Presentations.”

   
Holiday Office Hours 

Community Association offices will be closed Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

 
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RV Bridge Closed for Repair 
The RV bridge in the Boat and RV lot will be closed January 23-28 to repair damage resulting from Hurricane Matthew. 
 
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No Cold Weather Decal Application
Please note the temperature outside before visiting Palmetto Commons for decal and barcode application. Decals and barcodes cannot be applied if temperatures are below 35 degrees. Call Resident Services at (843) 705-4000 for more information. 


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Updated Schedule of Fees Available Online
The online version of the 2017 Schedule of Fees has been updated to reflect a change to the golf Platinum plans that was made after the Schedule of Fees was printed. The online version includes details about the number of bucket of balls allotted for single and couple Platinum golf memberships. You can download a copy of the 2017 Schedule of Fees and Community Rules by logging in to this website and clicking the Schedule of Fees link on the right-hand side of Resident Central.
 
The Schedule of Fees has information about how to pay your assessments, charges for community activities, and the 2017 budget and assessments, which were approved at the Annual Meeting of the Membership on November 16. The Community Rules, one of the three sets of governing documents, outlines the regulations that protect the high quality of living at Sun City Hilton Head.


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Chartered Club Officer Orientation

9–11:30 a.m. Friday, January 13 in Magnolia Hall
New and returning Chartered Club officers are invited to this informative workshop. Breakout sessions will allow officers to get specific training on the duties of their office. Refreshments will be served. 


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Chartered Club Financial Help Desk

9 a.m.–noon, January 16 and 23 in Pinckney Hall
Chartered Club financial forms are due. Financial Help Desk volunteers can provide assistance compiling your club’s financial information and completing the form. Reservations required. Sign up in the Seminar Binder in Lifestyle Services.


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Meet the Author

7–8:30 p.m. Thursday, January 25 at Pinckney Hall
The brand-new 2017 Meet the Author series will feature a new author every month at Pinckney Hall. Kicking off the revamped series will be Robert Dugoni discussing his newest book, The Trapped Girl, scheduled for release this month. Originally scheduled for January 12, this event has been rescheduled for January 25. Free event; no sign up necessary. Walk-ins welcome. Visit the Book Exchange in Pinckney Hall for more of his books. Pinckney Perk will be selling fresh Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and snacks!     


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Keep Your Latest SunSations
Don’t get rid of your double issue of SunSations just yet! Hold on to the December 2016/January 2017 issue as it covers events and programming in Sun City through March. The next magazine to be delivered will be the February 2017 issue on January 31. You can read the double issue online at this website by logging in and clicking the SunSations logo at the top of Resident Central.     

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Pay Beaufort County Taxes in Pinckney Hall
9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 17 at Pinckney Hall
Beaufort County Treasurer’s Office representatives will accept property tax payments from residents who live in Beaufort County. Residents will be able to pay current and delinquent taxes on all property types, make redemption payments, make installment payments, apply for an installment program and submit address changes. Tax adjustments cannot be performed on-site.      


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Board Of Directors/Board Appointed Committees

BAC Committee Meeting Updates

The Golf Advisory Committee meeting for January has been changed to 4 p.m. Thursday, January 19 at the Lakehouse. The Finance Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, January 25 at the Lakehouse, Bayside Room.


Executive Office

Holiday Office Hours
Community Association offices will be closed Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
 

Common Area Maintenance

The Dog Park is closed from noon–2 p.m. Mondays so The Greenery can perform landscaping maintenance. Please do not use the Dog Park during these hours.
 
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Communication

Keep Your Latest SunSations

Don’t get rid of your double issue of SunSations just yet! Hold on to the December 2016/January 2017 issue as it covers events and programming in Sun City through March. The next magazine to be delivered will be the February 2017 issue on January 31. You can read the double issue online at this website by logging in and clicking the SunSations logo at the top of Resident Central.

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This Week On Healthy Living
Get to know Coastal Carolina Hospital’s medical experts, doctors and surgeons in Sun City TV’s Healthy Living program, with your host Debi Lynes. This week, Brittany Howell Patnaude, a speech pathologist, discusses the stroke support group at Coastal Carolina. Healthy Living airs every day at 9 a.m. on Hargray channel 238, Time Warner channel 5, and on this website.

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This Week On Better Health, Better Life
Find out how you can live healthier and better from Lowcountry experts by simply tuning into Sun City TV. Join WHHI’s Keri Dylan for Better Health, Better Life, a wellness show exclusively for Sun City residents. Every week, Keri is joined by a panel of doctors, physical therapists and healthcare experts discussing the latest trends in their fields.
 
This week, Evelyn Melendez and Gabrielle Sacco with Home Aide Senior Care Services discuss adult daycare tips and Trey Bishop and Scott Shultz with Bishop Eye Associates discuss refractive cataract surgery. New episodes air every Friday at 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.; check eNews weekly for a schedule. Tune into Sun City TV on Hargray channel 238, Time Warner channel 5 or watch a live stream by logging into this website and clicking on “Sun City TV.”


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SCTV News for January 16-22

This week’s show features an interview with the two nonvoting resident Board members and also coverage of Films that Changed America.  Remember to tune in to this week’s show for those stories and more. Sun City News airs every day at 7 a.m., 10 a.m., 7 p.m., and 10 p.m. on Hargray channel 238, Time Warner channel 5, or streaming on this website.

 

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Community Standards

Sun City 101 is moving to Wednesdays this year and will meet twice a month. Upcoming dates are 10 a.m. January 25 and February 8 at Pinckney Hall. New and longtime residents are welcome to attend any of these orientations to learn more about your community. Call Resident Services at (843) 705-4000 to reserve your seat. 

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Facilities Management

Got Paint?
Did you know that you can pick up free paint for your mailbox and post at the Facilities Maintenance office in the Okatie Maintenance yard? All you need to bring is a small container with a lid. Stop by between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

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Golf

2017 Golf memberships Now Available
Residents may now purchase golf memberships for 2017. Log in to this website and click the “Golf Rates and Packages” link for a purchasing form. Memberships can be purchased at golf pro shops and at Resident Services in the Palmetto Commons lobby. Any questions regarding golf membership plans may be directed to any golf pro shop, or to Matt Edlin at (843) 705-4059 or Matt.Edlin@schhca.com.

Renew Your Handicap for 2017
GHIN handicap members must renew their handicap for 2017 at the Okatie Creek Golf Shop before February 28. The cost is $22. If you are out of town during this time, call (843) 705-4653 to renew your GHIN number. 

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January Golf Clinic Calendar
Perfect your putt or smooth out your swing with golf clinics at Sun City's courses. Click here for the January 2017 schedule. Clinics are $10 each, and you can sign up at the course in which the clinic you wish to attend is held. Clinics are open to players of all skill levels.    

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Book Argent Lakes for Neighborhood Golf Events

If your neighborhood golf group is looking to book golf rounds at Argent Lakes in 2017, please contact Kevin Foley at (843) 705-4017 or Kevin.Foley@schhca.com. Whether your group plays once a year, once a month or every week, Argent Lakes would enjoy hosting your group!

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Hole-In-One Reports
Thomas Armstrong had a hole-in-one December 30 at Okatie Creek Golf Course on hole 8 for 108 yards. He used a 9 iron. This event was witnessed by Rocky Hughes, Joe Deschene and Tom Jacobs.
 
Gary Welsh had a hole-in-one January 6 at Hidden Cypress Golf Course on hole 7 for 158 yards. He used a 5 hybrid. This event was witnessed by Ken Shaw, Rick Wagner and John Leitgeb. 


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Health and Wellness

New Group Exercise Class
5 p.m. every Wednesday beginning February 1 at Purrysburg Fitness Center
Join Pound, a new group exercise class that features a full body drumming workout combining cardio, conditioning and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements. Participants use lightly weighted exercise drumsticks called Ripstix. Pound is accessible to all fitness levels and easily modifiable. Registration is required. Class is limited to 25 participants on a first come, first served basis.

   
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Barataria Children's Pool Hour Changes
Barataria children’s pool hours 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays will be held at Riverbend until the heater is repaired at Barataria pool.

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Group Exercise Class Cancelation

There will be no Zumba Gold class at 3 p.m. Thursday, January 12 at Purrysburg Fitness Center. See the fitness schedule in the latest SunSations for a full list of group exercise classes.

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Health and Wellness Education 
Diabetes Winter Seminars: 1–3 p.m. Fridays, January 13, 20, 27 and February 3 in the Lakehouse Ballroom. Free Diabetes Self Management workshop for Medicare beneficiaries. Questions? Please call 1-800-922-3089 Ext.7585.
 
Physical Therapy Corner – Stroke: Think Fast: 10–11:30 a.m. Friday, January 13 at Hidden Cypress, Coosaw/New River Room. Join us as we discuss ways to think fast when it is an emergency. Cost is $5 or you may use your 2015 Class Pass credit. Sign up and prepay at Hidden Cypress Fitness Center to guarantee your place.
 
Stress Management: 8:30–11 a.m. Monday, January 16 at the Lakehouse. Instructor Shashank Lakhia teaches the physiology and psychology of stress, what the major stressors are and how to identify warning signals and take steps toward creating a healthy, stress-free lifestyle. Cost is $30. Sign up at the Lakehouse. 

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Caregiver Support Group
10 a.m. Wednesday, January 25 at Pinckney Hall, May River Room
Providing care for a family member in need is a centuries-old act of kindness, love and loyalty. Caregiving can take a heavy toll if you do not get adequate support. The group meets every last Wednesday of the month. This is a free forum facilitated by Tidewater Hospice. 

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IT Services

Computer Assistance
If you need help navigating this website, live assistance is available during Webhelp from 9 a.m.–noon every Friday in the Pinckney Hall lobby. 
 

Lifestyle Services

Get Your Tickets Today! Showstoppers 2017: Married to Broadway
7 p.m. Saturday, January 21 at Magnolia Hall
The first show in the Showstoppers 2017 lineup is Married to Broadway, featuring Ron Sharpe and Barbra Russell, who first met when they played in Les Miserables on Broadway. Experience their love of Broadway as they perform show-stopping audience favorites from Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof and more. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $22 with a purchase limit of four per household.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. Member charges now accepted for ticket purchases at Lifestyle Services! Click here to read more about this and other upcoming Showstoppers 2017 shows. 

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Meet the Author - Robert Dugoni 
7–8:30 p.m. Thursday, January 25 at Pinckney Hall
The brand-new 2017 Meet the Author series will feature a new author every month at Pinckney Hall. Kicking off the revamped series will be Robert Dugoni discussing his newest book, The Trapped Girl, scheduled for release this month. Originally scheduled for January 12, this event has been rescheduled for January 25. Free event; no sign up necessary. Walk-ins welcome. Visit the Book Exchange in Pinckney Hall for more of his books. Pinckney Perk will be selling fresh Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and snacks!
 


Chartered Club Officer Orientation

9–11:30 a.m. Friday, January 13 in Magnolia Hall
New and returning Chartered Club officers are invited to this informative workshop. Breakout sessions will allow officers to get specific training on the duties of their office. Refreshments will be served.


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Updated Info for Lifestyles Seminar: Pain and Edema by Hilton Head Occupational Therapy

1–2:15 p.m. Friday, January 13 in Pinckney Hall
Dr. Madeline Chatlain, owner of Hilton Head Occupational Therapy Myofascial Rehab and Lymphedema Services, will discuss muscular pain and edema problems and problem-solving techniques to prevent and/or manage health issues. Guests will receive back saver devices. Preregistration required by calling (843) 757-9292
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With a Song in My Heart

7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15 at Pinckney Hall
Explore the life of the longest-running musical theater collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Laurence Hart. Produced by resident Esther Rosen, you are sure to find yourself tapping your toes and humming the tunes of Rodgers and Hart. Black tie attire optional. Tickets are $12.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. Member charges accepted for ticket purchases at Lifestyle Services.

 

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Chartered Club Financial Help Desk

9 a.m.–noon, January 16 and 23 in Pinckney Hall
Chartered Club financial forms are due. Financial Help Desk volunteers can provide assistance compiling your club’s financial information and completing the form. Reservations required. Sign up in the Seminar Binder in Lifestyle Services.


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New Seminar: Medicare Post-Open Enrollment Meeting

10–11 a.m. Wednesday, January 18 in Hidden Cypress, Coosaw River Room
Are you concerned about your provider accepting your Medicare plan? Not sure if you have the right coverage for your needs? Need to make a change, enroll or just have questions? Join this meeting to learn more. Call Joel Iacopelli at (843) 524-6954 with any questions.


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Make it & Take it - Beading Party

1:30 p.m. Thursday, January 19 at Hidden Cypress
Instructor Laura Payne will provide the materials to design a beaded bracelet and pair of earrings. Tickets are $22.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. Member charges accepted for ticket purchases at Lifestyle Services.

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Young Artist Performance - Lydia Newton

7 p.m. Tuesday, January 24 at Magnolia Hall
Do not miss this opportunity to witness Lydia Newton’s music mastery. Pick up complimentary tickets at Lifestyle Services. Limit of four tickets per household.
  

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Movies in Magnolia Hall

Tickets, $3, go on sale an hour prior to each showing unless otherwise noted. Matinee Movies are closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Jason Bourne: 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 17 (closed captioned for the hearing impaired) at Magnolia Hall. The CIA’s most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to discover more explosive truths about his past. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action and brief strong language. Stars Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Julia Stiles. 123 minutes.
 
Wild Oats: 7 p.m. Monday, January 23 at Magnolia Hall. When Eva receives a $5 million life insurance check instead of the expected $50,000, she and her best friend head out for an adventure of a lifetime. Rated PG-13 for sexual content. Stars Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange, Demi Moore. 86 minutes.
 
Florence Foster Jenkins: 7 p.m. Monday, January 30 and 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 31 (closed captioned for the hearing impaired) at Magnolia Hall. A New York heiress dreams of being an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Rated PG-13 for brief suggestive material. Stars Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg. 111 minutes. 
 
 

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Clubs and Groups

All residents are invited to the Money Talks Club presentation at 9 a.m. Monday, January 16 at Magnolia Hall. Presenter Libby Cherrington will discuss the 2017 economic forecast and Don Avedon will present the “Just the Facts” economic survey.

 

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Veterans Benefits Presentation
The Sun City Veterans Association is holding a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, January 16 at Magnolia Hall with Carl Wedler, from the Beaufort County Veterans Affairs Office, presenting a full overview of veterans benefits, the Veterans Administration, how claims are filed and other information. All veterans living in Sun City are invited to attend. Free event. 

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Sun City ROMEO meets at 7:30 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Clubhouse at Okatie Creek. No membership dues. On January 18, 2017, Vice Chair of Beaufort County Council Jerry Stewart will be the guest speaker. All residents are invited. For more information, contact Phil Wizwer, philwiz@aol.com.

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The Forum Club will host a panel at 9 a.m. Friday, January 20 in Magnolia Hall to discuss the evacuation and return process in Sun City Hilton Head following Hurricane Matthew. WTOC Chief Meteorologist John Wetherbee will emcee the event and the panel will include Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner, Beaufort County Emergency Management Director Neil Baxley, Jasper County Emergency Services Director Wilbur Daley, Jasper County Assistant Emergency Services Director Russell Wells and Sun City Hilton Head Executive Director Kimberly Burgess. All Sun City residents are invited to attend.

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The Sun City Community Theatre's inaugural production of 2017 is Frederick Knott's thriller Wait Until Dark. This electrifying drama is co-directed by William McDougall and Mary Alice Mangan and produced by Dominick Wasielewski. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. January 26-28 and at 2:30 p.m. January 29 in Magnolia Hall. Tickets are $23 and can be purchased at the Magnolia Hall box office on weekday mornings and 90 minutes prior to performances, or by phone at (843) 645-2700.

Food and Beverage

Keep reading eNews Weekly for the latest live music schedule for The Clubhouse at Okatie Creek and Jameson’s Charhouse!

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