eNews for October 25, 2018

Top News
Notice of Annual Meeting
Chat with the Board
Golf Town Hall Meeting
Okatie Creek Golf Course Overseeding
Pinckney Hall Entrance Closure
Tennis Court Seating Construction
Lifestyles Ticket Sales
Ticket Sales for Tito Puente, Jr.
Resident Directory Update
Request Space in SunSations 2019
Election 2018: Paper Ballots Due Nov. 2


Board of Directors/Board Appointed Committees
Notice of Annual Meeting

Executive Office

Common Area Maintenance
Road Work Underway

Communication
November SunSations Available Online Oct. 26

Community Services
Pine Straw Application for Argent II Neighborhoods
Additional Pine Straw Sign Up Available
Tree Trimming To Begin This Month


Facilities Management
Outdoor Pool Heaters Operational
Fishing Temporarily Prohibited in Lagoon L-36


Golf
Golf Course Maintenance Closures
Golf Performance/Mental Training Clinic
Callaway Demo Day Rescheduled
Hidden Cypress Golf Shop Fall Sale
October Calendar of Events
Hole-In-One Reports


Health and Wellness
Group Exercise Class Updates
New Four-Week Fitness Boot Camp
Train the Brain - Extra Class Added
Comfort Care for Loved Ones
Indoor Water Volleyball
Physical Therapy Corner

Café Style Conversations on Compassion

Lifestyle Services
Tickets Going Fast: Halloween Masquerade Ball – Hocus Pocus
Tables Still Available for Holiday Craft Bazaar


Clubs and Groups
Car Club Hosts 17th Annual Car Show
Buckeye Group Hosts Annual Pancake Breakfast
SCCT Presents Tony Award-Winning Morning's at Seven
Veterans Day Ceremony
U.S. Flag Collection and Sale


Top News

 Notice of Annual Meeting
The Annual Membership Meeting is at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 14 at Magnolia Hall. This meeting will include a presentation and recommendation from the Finance Committee of the 2019 Budget and Annual Homeowner Assessment, as well as a vote on the Revenue Ruling 70-604, which deals with how the “Excess Membership Income” is handled for the 2018 income tax return. The results of the Community Election will also be announced.


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Chat With The Board
9:30 a.m. Friday, November 9 at Pinckney Hall, May River Room
Residents are invited to the next Chat with the Board session to talk with one or more members of the Board of Directors. Residents may ask questions about Sun City governance, policies or just discuss what is on their minds.

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Golf Town Hall Meeting
10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 13 at Magnolia Hall
Learn about the 2019 golf rates and changes to the golf rules. Open to all Sun City residents.


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Okatie Creek Golf Course Overseeding
Okatie Creek Golf Course closes is closed through Friday, October 26 for overseeding.


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Pinckney Hall Entrance Closure
The east entrance to Pinckney Hall will be closed Monday, October 29 while new HVAC units are installed inside the building. Please do not cross barriers. Please use the west entrance from 8 a.m.–4 p.m.


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Tennis Court Seating Construction
Tennis court 1 at Town Square will be closed beginning Monday, October 29 for construction on new path areas and seating. Residents are asked to park behind court 5.


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Lifestyles Ticket Sales
Ticket sales for December events, including the New Year’s Eve Dance and Snowkus Pocus: Enchant the Spring, go on sale at 8 a.m. Thursday, November 1.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. 

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Ticket Sales for Tito Puente, Jr.
Tickets to see Tito Puente, Jr. go on sale at 8 a.m. Monday, November 5 at the Lifestyle Services desk in Pinckney Hall. The son of the Mambo King is keeping his father’s legacy alive as he kicks off the New Year in Sun City. The show is 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Magnolia Hall. Tickets are $35, available at Lifestyle Services only (limit four tickets per household). There are no online ticket sales for this show.


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Resident Directory Update
Data files for next year’s edition of the Resident Directory have been exported, finalized and sent to the publisher. Changes made to directory listings after Monday, October 22 will not be reflected in the next Resident Directory. Residents are still encouraged to review and update their online profiles throughout the year to ensure the Community Association has the most current contact information on file. Please 
click here for instructions.

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Request Space in SunSations 2019
The SunSations staff is planning next year’s issues of the community’s monthly magazine. If your club or group promotes an annual special event in the magazine through a feature article and/or paid advertisement, please request space in your desired issue at least six months in advance by emailing the appropriate contact below:
•             For a feature article, email
sunsations@schhca.com
•             For an advertisement, email advertising@schhca.com
This will ensure the staff can plan for an appropriate number of pages, and will give your organization enough time to complete the article and/or advertisement ahead of the submission deadline.
 
SunSations is an extremely popular communication channel for residents, and space fills up quickly. Without proper advanced notice, staff cannot guarantee placement of your article or advertisement.


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Election 2018: Paper Ballots Due Nov. 2
Residents in 27 neighborhoods will participate in this year’s annual election to vote for their Neighborhood Representatives (NR) and/or Alternate Neighborhood Representatives (ANR). The Election Subcommittee, which is under the Government and Business Affairs Committee, reminds residents that there is no Board of Directors election this year.
Click here for a list of voting neighborhoods and their candidates.
 
Residents who do not have an email on file with the Community Association or an undeliverable email address have received a paper ballot and instructions to vote online.
 
Any resident wanting to vote using the paper ballot must return it to the election company (in the envelope provided) with a postmark of November 2 using their own postage. Or, paper ballots can be dropped off at Palmetto Commons by noon, Friday, November 2.
 
All residents should have received their election usernames and passwords and can vote electronically from November 5-9.
 
Kiosks will be open for voting from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. November 8 and 9 in Pinckney Hall. You must bring your election username and password with you.


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Board Of Directors/Board Appointed Committees

Notice of Annual Meeting
The Annual Membership Meeting is at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 14 at Magnolia Hall. This meeting will include a presentation and recommendation from the Finance Committee of the 2019 Budget and Annual Homeowner Assessment, as well as a vote on the Revenue Ruling 70-604, which deals with how the “Excess Membership Income” is handled for the 2018 income tax return. The results of the Community Election will also be announced. 


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Executive Office

Check back next week for more news.
 

Common Area Maintenance

Road Work Underway
Road work continues throughout the community. Please use caution when driving in these areas.

 

Communication

November SunSations Available Online Oct. 26
The November issue of SunSations will be available to read online at this website beginning Friday, October 26. Just log in and click the SunSations logo on Resident Central to start reading. Watch your mailbox for a hard copy of the November issue. It’s time to make your vote count in the 2018 Community Elections. Don’t miss all the details in the 2018 Special Election Section. Then, take time to give thanks to the volunteers in Sun City, from Board Appointed Committees to two organizations serving veterans. As always, you’ll find all the upcoming events in the Happenings pages. We hope you enjoy this issue of SunSations!


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Community Services

Pine Straw Application for Argent II Neighborhoods
Contractors will be applying turf application and pine straw in developer installed beds only in Argent II managed neighborhoods beginning Monday, October 29. Please remove any ornaments or lighting that may interfere with the pine straw installation and replace them after installation. If crews feel that items are in their way, or could be damaged or disrupted, they may not get close to them. The scheduled routes are listed below:
 
Turf application route:
Greenbriar Park
Edgewater 
Carolina Landings
Magnolia Crossing
Heron’s Point
Wildlife Bay
Mariner’s Cove
Rivergrass 
Foxlake 
Whispering Oaks 
Cedar Run
Northlake 
Oak Terrace 
Village Green
Juniper Creek
 
Pine straw application route:
Cedar Run
Greenbriar Park
Edgewater
Carolina Landings
Magnolia Crossings 
Heron’s Point 
Wildlife Bay
Mariner’s Cove
Rivergrass
Foxlake
Whispering Oaks
Oak Terrace
Village Green
Northlake 
Juniper Creek


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Additional Pine Straw Sign Up Available
Additional pine straw sign up is available in Palmetto Commons at the front desk for non-developer installed beds only. Additional pine straw order will be delivered, installed and invoiced to the resident by Summit Landscape Group after the contract straw is installation is completed. 


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Tree Trimming To Begin This Month
Rudy’s Tree Service will begin tree trimming in Andover Place, Cypress Hollow and Plymouth Lane this month. Dates will be forthcoming. As dates are confirmed, they will be announced on the BuzzLine at (843) 645-4517. Tree trimming will begin at Argent Place Monday, October 29.


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Facilities Management

Outdoor Pool Heaters Operational
All outdoor pool heaters are now running. Heaters are currently being installed at the Lakehouse outdoor pool and are expected to be operational at the end of this month.


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Fishing Temporarily Prohibited in Lagoon L-36
Please refrain from fishing in lagoon L-36 at Sun City Boulevard and Hampton Place, located in Hampton Village. Fishing is prohibited in this lagoon while it is treated for an invasive weed. This will help control the issue and prevent it from spreading to other lagoons. 

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Golf

Golf Course Maintenance Closures
Okatie Creek Golf Course is closed through October 26 for overseeding.
 
Hidden Cypress Golf Course will be closed for half-day maintenance beginning 11:30 a.m. Monday, October 29.


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Golf Performance/Mental Training Clinic
11 a.m. Monday, November 5 at Argent Lakes Short Game Area
Golfers of all levels are welcome to attend this clinic conducted by Matt Cuccaro, Ed. M. Matt has taught multiple performance/mental training clinics in Sun City and been a guest speaker at the MGA Banquet. Come join us and unlock a simple informative path to your ultimate golf potential! Click here for more information.


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Callaway Demo Day Rescheduled
The Callaway Demo Day that was canceled due to inclement weather in October has been rescheduled for 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Friday, November 9 at Okatie Creek Golf Course.


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Hidden Cypress Golf Shop Fall Sale
Shop great deals at Hidden Cypress Golf Shop through October.
Click here for more information. 

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October Calendar of Events
Perfect your putt or smooth out your swing with golf clinics, demonstrations and events at Sun City's courses.
Click here for this month’s calendar of events and more information on tickets, registration, and other program and event details. 

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Hole-In-One Reports
James Beck had a hole-in-one October 17 at Okatie Creek Golf Course on hole 17 for 131 yards. He used a 5 hybrid. This event was witnessed by Bob Krantz, R. Devenish and Brian Theim.
 
Brad Richards had a hole-in-one October 18 at Argent Lakes Golf Course on hole 16 for 107 yards. He used a 9 iron. This event was witnessed by Michael Howell, Darren Allen, Mike Davis and Bill Merante.
 
Tim McLaughlin had a hole-in-one October 18 at Argent Lakes Golf Course on hole 15 for 122 yards. He used a 7 iron. This event was witnessed by Marilyn Kallaugher and Philip Kallaugher.


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Health and Wellness

Group Exercise Class Updates
The following group exercise classes are canceled:

Isometric Strength Training: 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Purrysburg until further notice
Delay the Disease Level 2: 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Lakehouse until further notice
Train the Brain: 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 31 at Purrysburg


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New Four-Week  Fitness Boot Camp
8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 8 a.m. November 26
Lakehouse, grassy area outside pool
Get into shape for the new year! Join this outdoor boot camp with conditioning exercises, fitness drills, fitness games and plenty of team spirit. Boot camp graduates not only lose weight, get stronger and increase overall physical health, but all participants develop mentally and become more disciplined. Fitness Boot Camp succeeds where others fail. It is all about motivation, not intimidation, and lots of fun. Taught by personal trainer John Hock. Sign up at Lakehouse Fitness Center at (843) 645-4515. Space is limited. Fee: $65. Returning bootcampers: $55.


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Train the Brain – Extra Class Added
Due to its popularity, Train the Brain will now meet an extra day every week at 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Purrysburg Fitness Center. Join fitness instructor Stacey Oshrin and learn how to train your brain!


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Comfort Care for Loved Ones
10 a.m. Wednesday, October 31 at Hidden Cypress
This is a complimentary forum facilitated by Tidewater Hospice.


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Indoor Water Volleyball
The Volleyball Club and the Health and Wellness Department bring you indoor water volleyball from 5–7 p.m. starting November 1 at the Lakehouse indoor pool.


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Physical Therapy Corner
10 a.m. Friday, November 9 at Hidden Cypress
Get tips to help with strengthening before and after surgery. Complimentary session by Coastal Carolina Hospital.  


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Café-Style Conversations on Compassion
6–8 p.m. Tuesday, November 13 at Riverbend with instructor Judy Owen
In this two-hour, café-style conversation, participants will discover what compassion means. Join guided, round-table discussions exploring perspectives of compassion such as self, family, diversity and ecology. Topics will consider how to integrate kindness, forgiveness, gratitude, and play into our ability to be compassionate. Register at any fitness center; fee, $20.


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Lifestyle Services 

Tickets Going Fast: Halloween Masquerade Ball – Hocus Pocus
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 31 at Pinckney Hall
Join us for our annual Halloween Dance! Dress to impress in your best costumes and get spooky with the Mandalla Band. Tickets are $18.
Click here to buy tickets or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. Doors and cash bar open at 5:30 p.m.


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Tables Still Available for Holiday Craft Bazaar
Tables for the 16th annual Holiday Craft Bazaar November 18 are now on sale in Lifestyle Services. Tables are $25 each. An Artisans and Crafters License must be presented if not selling as part of a club. For more information on obtaining a license, please visit 
http://www.sctax.org/. Club President must sign registration form if selling as part of a club.


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Clubs and Groups

Car Club Hosts 17th Annual Car Show
The Sun City Car Club will hold its annual Car Show benefitting Staying Connected from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, October 27 in the Magnolia Hall parking lot, rain or shine. All are invited to stop by and see more than 100 collector cars, muscle cars, sports cars, hot rods and other unique vehicles. Trophies will be awarded. Admission is free. Food and ice cream available. For registration information, contact Steve Lash at (864) 313-2392 or
stevelash0@gmail.com, or visit the Car Club website at this website.


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Buckeye Group Hosts Annual Pancake Breakfast
The Buckeye Group invites all residents to its annual pancake breakfast and silent auction fundraiser benefitting The Independence Fund. The event is 8 a.m.–noon, Saturday, November 3 at the Pavilion. A breakfast of pancakes and bacon will be served for a donation. Silent auction bidding is 8:15–11:15 a.m. Residents can meet current members of the U.S. Marine Corps and Sen. Tom Davis. Door prizes will be awarded and Ken Kolbe will perform music by Neil Diamond. Contact Nancy Giuliano at
nancyberistain@yahoo.com for more information.


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SCCT Presents Tony Award-Winning Morning's at Seven
This three‐act play is set in a Midwest American town in the 1930s. The plot centers on the long relationship of elderly Gibbs sisters and secrets that remain unspoken so as not to disturb the tranquility of their family. It deals with ramifications within the family when two of them begin to question their lives and decide to make some changes before it’s too late. Performances are 7:30 p.m. November 8, 9 and 10, and 2:30 p.m. November 11. Tickets are $23, available for purchase at the Magnolia Hall box office.


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Veterans Day Ceremony
The Sun City Veterans Association will host the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. November 10 at the Magnolia Hall parking lot. Army Lt. Col. Ken Dwyer will speak on the Common Brotherhood of Service. The Sun City Color Guard, Bluffton JROTC cadet marchers, Sun City Singers, Sun City Veterans Association marchers and more will perform. All Sun City residents are invited to this free event.
Click here for more information.

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U.S. Flag Collection and Sale
The Sun City Veterans Association will collect old U.S. flags for proper disposal and sell new U.S. flags, poles and house brackets from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. November 15 and 16 in the Pinckney Hall lobby. Cash and checks accepted. No credit cards please.
Click here for more information.

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