eNews for October 4, 2018

Top News
Election 2018: Candidate Announcement
Chat With The Board
Follow Up Questions From Hurricane Florence
BOD Quarterly Meeting Presentation Online
Sports Park Pickleball Courts Resurfacing
Sun City Publications Win Big With Mature Media Awards
Photos For SunSations Double Issue
Chartered Club Fair Returns This Weekend
Argent Lakes Reopening and Spa Services Unveiling
Dog Park Maintenance Reminder


Board of Directors/Board Appointed Committees
Chat With The Board

Executive Office

Common Area Maintenance

Communication
New eNews Coming Soon

Community Services
Pine Straw Application for Argent II Neighborhoods
Extended Overnight On-Street Parking Pass Available For Long-Term Construction


Facilities Management
Community Road Work Begins
Work Continues on Spa Rooms
Fishing Temporarily Prohibited in Lagoon L-36


Golf
Hidden Cypress Overseeding
Upcoming Golf Demo Days
Hidden Cypress Golf Shop Fall Sale
October Calendar of Events
Hole-In-One Reports


Health and Wellness
Purrysburg Children's Pool Hours
Group Exercise Class Updates
Possibilities and Curiosities
Introduction to Meditation

Physical Therapy Corner - Stroke

Lifestyle Services
Table Sales for Holiday Craft Bazaar
Second Show Added! Still Surfin’ Tribute to the Beach Boys
Rhine Getaway Information Session


Clubs and Groups
Qi Club Hosts Annual Qi Day
Money Talks Club Presents Medicare Changes in 2019
Woodworkers & Modelmakers Guild Open House
Avant Gardeners Club Sun City Garden Tour


Top News

 Election 2018: Candidate Announcement
Residents in 27 neighborhoods will vote electronically or cast a paper ballot to elect their Neighborhood Representatives (NR) and/or Alternate Neighborhood Representatives (ANR). There is no Board of Directors election this year.
Click here for a list of voting neighborhoods and their candidates.

Beginning this month, only residents in the voting neighborhoods will receive communication with specific election details. On or around Wednesday, October 10, election usernames and passwords will be sent via email so that you can vote electronically. These emails will come from
contactus@schhca.com, and the subject line will indicate that the email is for the Sun City Community Election. Please be sure to monitor your junk email boxes for this email, and Hargray customers should be aware that they have a particularly strong spam filter. The Association has alerted Hargray about the number of incoming election emails for the community.
 
Residents with undeliverable email addresses or no email addresses will receive their voting information in the mail. If you receive election information in the mail, you still will have the ability to vote online.
Voting instructions will be included with your election username and password. Check the Election 2018 page on this website for the election timeline. Simply log into the community website and click “Election 2018” in the yellow navigation bar. There will be a link to the timeline on the Election page.
 
More information will also be included in the November issue of SunSations.


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Chat with the Board
9:30 a.m. Friday, October 12 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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Follow Up Questions From Hurricane Florence
The Board of Directors has compiled some common questions from residents in the weeks after Hurricane Florence. They are available to read on this website. Simply log in and click the “Hurricane FAQ” button on the right-hand side of Resident Central.


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BOD Quarterly Meeting Presentation Online
The presentation slides from the BOD Quarterly Meeting held October 3 are available to view at this website. Log in to Resident Central and click “Documents” at the top of the page. The slides are listed under “Meeting Presentations.”


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Sports Park Pickleball Courts Resurfacing
Beginning Monday, October 8, the Pickleball courts at the New River Sports Park will be closed for resurfacing. The Pickleball courts at Argent Lakes will remain open.


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Sun City Publications Win Big With Mature Media Awards
The Communication Department is proud to announce that the 2017 Hurricane Preparedness Guide and the July 2017 issue of SunSations both received bronze awards in the 2018 National Mature Media Awards.
Click here to read more. 

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Photos For SunSations Double Issue
Life's always a vacation when you're living in and enjoying Sun City Hilton Head and the Lowcountry! Here is your chance to share your adventures as a backyard tourist with SunSations. Send us photos of you exploring the Bluffton, Beaufort and Hilton Head areas, and we might publish your picture in the December 2018/January 2019 double issue. Send your photo to
sunsations@schhca.com with the subject line "Life's A Vacation" by Friday, October 19. Photos must be 1 MB or larger and include the name of the photographer. The SunSations staff cannot guarantee publication of all photos received, and photos for inclusion will be selected according to space availability and content.


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Chartered Club Fair Returns This Weekend
10 a.m. October 6 at Pinckney Hall and the Pavilion

Join the fun at the 20th annual Chartered Club Fair! Meet new people and make new friends as you explore new interests. Over 90 Chartered Clubs and Registered Community Groups will be present at this free event.


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Argent Lakes Reopening and Spa Services Unveiling
2:30–4 p.m. Tuesday, October 16
Find out more information about new spa treatments and meet the staff. Then head over to Argent Lakes Golf Course to learn about the bunker renovation and strategic tree placement.
Click here to learn more. 

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Dog Park Maintenance Reminder
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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Board Of Directors/Board Appointed Committees

Chat with the Board
9:30 a.m. Friday, October 12 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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Executive Office

Check back next week for more news.
 

Common Area Maintenance

Check back next week for more news. 
 

Communication

New eNews Coming Soon
The redesign of eNews Weekly is entering its final stages, which means the revamped enewsletter is coming soon to your email inbox! Don’t miss the big debut and make sure you’re opted in to receive electronic communication from the Community Association. Becoming an eNews subscriber is easy! Just follow these simple steps:
• Log into your account by clicking on “Member Login” at the top, right-hand corner or Resident Central. Enter your member ID (activity card number) and password, and then click “Login.”
• From the Resident Central homepage, click on the “OPT-IN” button.
• Follow the instructions and fill out the form. If you would like to receive Sun City’s Golf, Clubs and Groups, or Neighborhood newsletters, check off those options at the bottom of the form.
• Click the “Subscribe to list” button to complete the subscription process.

 

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Community Services

Pine Straw Application for Argent II Neighborhoods
Contractors will be applying pine straw in developer installed beds only in Argent II managed neighborhoods beginning Monday, October 29. Additional pine straw sign up will begin in Palmetto Commons at the front desk Monday, October 8 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. 
 
Villas & Cottages
In-contract pine straw application began at Villas and Cottages October 1. The scheduled route is listed below:
  1. Summerplace Village
  2. The Aviary
  3. Argent Place/Egret Cove
  4. Coastal Villas
  5. Seaford Place
  6. Live Oak Village
  7. The Preserve
  8. Andover Place
  9. Plymouth Lane
  10. Cypress Hollow
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. 
 
Rudy’s Tree Service will also begin tree trimming in Cypress Hollow and Plymouth Lane this month. Dates will be forthcoming.


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Extended Overnight On-Street Parking Pass Available For Long-Term Construction
Residents whose homes are undergoing long-term construction projects, such as stucco replacement, may now obtain an extended overnight on-street parking pass. This pass allows residents to park on the street during the approved construction work for up to 30 days. This pass must be used for long-term construction projects only. In order to obtain an extended overnight on-street parking pass, residents must adhere to the following procedure:
  • Receive a Notice to Proceed permit from Modifications indicating details of the construction project.
  • Present the Notice to Proceed permit to Security at the Main Gate.
  • Security will issue a 30-day on-street parking pass for a maximum of three vehicles per residence.
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Facilities Management

Community Road Work Begins
Road work throughout the community begins Monday, October 8 and is expected to last two weeks. Please use caution when driving in these areas.

 
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Work Continues on Spa Rooms
Construction continues on the spa rooms at the Lakehouse. No related closures are expected. Work is expected to be completed and the facility open the second week of October. Stay tuned to eNews Weekly for more information.


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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

Hidden Cypress Overseeding
Hidden Cypress Golf Course will close at 11:30 a.m. Monday, October 8 for regular half-day maintenance and will remain closed for overseeding through Wednesday, October 10. It will reopen Thursday, October 11.


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Upcoming Golf Demo Days
Taylor Made: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Tuesday, October 9 at Okatie Creek Golf Course
Call the Okatie Creek Golf Shop at (843) 705-4653 to book a fitting with a qualified Taylor Made tech. All residents are welcome to stop by and try out a driver or the new GAPR Clubs.
 
Callaway: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Thursday, October 11 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
Ruth Kimball had a hole-in-one September 30 at Argent Lakes Golf Course on hole 5 for 101 yards. She used a 7 iron. This event was witnessed by Larry Kimball.
 
Bruce Marshall had a hole-in-one October 3 at Okatie Creek Golf Course on hole 3 for 120 yards. He used an 8 iron. This event was witnessed by Sam Saldum, Sam Lewis and Danny Stephenson.


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Health and Wellness

Purrysburg Children’s Pool Hours
Children’s pool hours are now available at the Purrysburg indoor pool from 3–5 p.m. daily. These additional hours run until March 31. For a full list of pool hours, see the directory in back of SunSations.


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Group Exercise Class Updates 
The Hatha/Prana Yoga (therapeutic) class scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, October 7 at Purrysburg Fitness Center is canceled.

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Possibilities and Curiosities
Complimentary Preview: 6 p.m. Monday, October 8 at Riverbend
Workshop: 9 a.m. Mondays, October 15, 29 and November 5, 12, 19 and 26 at Riverbend
Possibilities and Curiosities participants explore, discover and gain new insights as they embrace dreams and possibilities. Sharing in small and large groups, benefit from the group’s collective wisdom. Join an informal preview of the six-month workshop October 8. Workshop begins October 15. Led by Judy Owen. Register at Lakehouse: (843) 645-4515. Workshop fee: $120.


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Introduction to Meditation
5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, October 9, 16 and 23 at Riverbend
Most of our days are filled with many activities. Through the practice of meditation we are able to slow the mind and learn to manage our thoughts. Taking time for meditation can relieve stress, bring focus and calm the mind and body. Led by Judy Owen. Register at Lakehouse: (843) 645-4515. Fee: $60.

 
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Physical Therapy Corner – Stroke
10 a.m. Friday, October 12 at Hidden Cypress, Coosaw/New River Rooms
So, you’ve had a stroke, now what? Facilitated by Coastal Carolina Hospital. Sign up at Hidden Cypress Fitness Center or call (843) 705-4030. Limited to 20 participants. Complimentary.


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Lifestyle Services 

Table Sales 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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Second Show Added! Still Surfin’ Tribute to the Beach Boys
4 p.m. October 14 at Magnolia Hall
Due to popular demand, a matinee show has been added for Still Surfin’ Tribute to the Beach Boys. Get your tickets early; the first show sold out in 20 minutes! Tickets are $25, now available online or at Lifestyle Services.
Click here for more information. 

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Rhine Getaway Information Session
9 a.m. Wednesday, October 17 in the Pavilion
Learn about an amazing once in a lifetime bargain for a European River Cruise hosted by Lorraine Allen Tours and Viking River Cruises. Register for this information session at Lifestyle Services by October 10.
Click here for more information. 

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Clubs and Groups

Square Dance Club Free Fun Dance
Do-si-do, swing your partner and promenade your way to the Sun City Squares’ free fun dance at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 2 at Pinckney Hall. For more information, call Bob Huddle at 473-7818 or email huddlerg@gmail.com.

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Qi Club Hosts Annual Qi Day
The Qi Club will host its annual Qi Day 9 a.m.–noon, October 13 at the Lakehouse Ballroom. All Sun City residents are invited to attend this free event. Activities are geared towards improving the health and wellness of the body and mind.
Click here for more information. 


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Money Talks Club Presents Medicare Changes in 2019
All residents are invited to the Money Talks Club’s next meeting at 9 a.m. October 15 at Magnolia Hall. The topic of this month’s meeting is Medicare 2019 – Overview and Changes, presented by Done Avedon in two segments. The first segment will be an Overview of Medicare Parts A,B, C, D and MediGap supplements. The second segment covers changes in Part D, prescription drugs and all important 2019 changes. Don will provide Part D updates to include deductible, initial coverage limits, out-of-pocket threshold increases and co-pay increases. 


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Woodworkers & Modelmakers Guild Open House
The Woodworkers & Modelmakers Guild is holding an open house at the woodshop at 841 Red Dam Road 10 a.m.–2 p.m. October 20. This is a great opportunity for residents and guests to visit the woodshop and see the many crafts and services the Guild sponsors. Special Interest Groups like the Woodturners, Woodcarvers and Model Railroaders will display their best and have live demonstrations. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Call 705-2968 for more information.


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Avant Gardeners Club Sun City Garden Tour
The Avant Gardeners Club hosts its 17th annual Sun City Garden Tour 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Monday, October 22. Tickets are $6 for club members and $9 for non-members. Tickets are available for purchase prior to the October club meeting at 1 p.m. October 8 in Magnolia Hall, or by calling Irene Randall at 705-9309 or Phyllis Hannan at 705-2741.


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