eNews for February 9, 2017


Top News
Resident Directory Delivery
Bull Hill Gate Installation Update
Holiday Office Closure
Volunteer for SCTV
Inspirational Alzheimer’s Speaker Visit
Don’t Miss Showstoppers 2017: O Sole Trio


Board of Directors/Board Appointed Committees
Volunteer for SCTV

Executive Office

Common Area Maintenance
Dog Park Maintenance

Communication
This Week On Healthy Living
This Week On Better Health, Better Life
SCTV News for February 13-19


Community Standards
Modification Application Appointments

Facilities Management
Got Paint?

Golf
Valentine's Day Sale
Wilson Profile Boxed Sets Sale
Renew Your Handicap For 2017
February Golf Clinic Calendar
Hole-In-One Reports


Health and Wellness
Purrysburg Pool Closure
Physical Therapy Corner: Lymphedema – What Is It And How Do I Treat It?
Conscious Aging Workshop
Caregiver Support Group

Inspirational Alzheimer’s Speaker Visit

IT Services
Get Computer Assistance at Webhelp

Clubs and Groups
Beaufort County Sheriff Speaks to ROMEOs
Dog and Pet Lovers Club Special Speaker
Stamp Collectors Club Holds Stamp Auction
Ticket Sales for Synchronettes Show Magical Mermaids
Friends of the Girl Scouts Cookie Sales
Indoor Railroad Remodel   

Food and Beverage
Live Music at Sun City Restaurants
 


Top News

Resident Directory Delivery

The 2017-18 Resident Directory will be delivered to all occupied homes beginning in late February or March. Delivery is expected to last three weeks, depending on the weather. The directory will include a staff listing in addition to contact information for your friends and neighbors. The Community Rules were previously published in the Resident Directory but instead were packaged with the 2017 Schedule of Fees. The cover photo of the Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden was taken by Marge Pangione.   

   
Bull Hill Gate Installation Update 

Work continues on the Bull Hill Gate off Hwy. 170 to install upgrades that will help manage the flow of inbound and outbound traffic at one of Sun City’s busiest gates. Lighting on the gate arms and faster gate arm controllers have been installed. Adjustments are still being made to ensure the best process possible. Your patience is appreciated as these upgrades are installed.

 
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Holiday Office Closure 
Community Association offices will be closed Monday, February 20 in observance of Presidents Day.  
 
Volunteer for SCTV
The Board of Directors recognizes there has been a group of volunteers working in Broadcast and Television for Sun City TV for many years. These individuals have given their time and talent to create shows and develop the station; however, they have never been classified as a Club, Group or Service Organization. To help shape and define the direction for the Broadcast team, the Board has authorized the group to actively seek volunteers through various communication channels. The Board sincerely hopes that you will consider volunteering to help the community with the production of SCTV programming. There are various opportunities to pique your interest. Whether it be on-air talent, production and/or script writing, there is a place for you to have fun or be creative. So, come on board at SCTV. Click here to meet the Broadcast team. Email Hank Druckerman at hankdruck@aol.com to get involved.

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Inspirational Alzheimer's Speaker Visit

1 p.m. Thursday, February 23 at Magnolia Hall
Rundy Purdy, author of The Sea is Wide: A Memoir of Caregiving, is bringing his inspirational message of support and encouragement about facing Alzheimer’s to Sun City. Rundy spent three years providing fulltime personal care to his ailing grandfather and has a passion to spread awareness and understanding of the Alzheimer’s struggle. He shares his insights in a combination of presentation and question-and-answer session. Books will be available for purchase and author signing.


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Don't Miss Showstoppers 2017: O Sole Trio

7 p.m. Saturday, February 25 at Magnolia Hall
O Sole Trio is a vibrant ensemble that will take you on a musical journey, revealing how Italian-Americans influenced the American popular music scene throughout the decades. From humorous storytelling to innovative and unique arrangements, this trio breathes new life into songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Andrea Bocelli and more. Tickets are $22.
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 the show.


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Board Of Directors/Board Appointed Committees

Volunteer for SCTV

The Board of Directors recognizes there has been a group of volunteers working in Broadcast and Television for Sun City TV for many years. These individuals have given their time and talent to create shows and develop the station; however, they have never been classified as a Club, Group or Service Organization. To help shape and define the direction for the Broadcast team, the Board has authorized the group to actively seek volunteers through various communication channels. The Board sincerely hopes that you will consider volunteering to help the community with the production of SCTV programming. There are various opportunities to pique your interest. Whether it be on-air talent, production and/or script writing, there is a place for you to have fun or be creative. So, come on board at SCTV. Click here to meet the Broadcast team. Email Hank Druckerman at hankdruck@aol.com to get involved. 


Executive Office

Holiday Office Closure
Community Association offices will be closed Monday, February 20 in observance of Presidents 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

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, Karen Giblin, founder of Red Hot Mamas, discusses menopause and Red Hot Mamas. Healthy Living airs every day at 9 a.m. on Hargray channel 238, Charter-Spectrum (previously 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, Dr. Debi Lynes and Dr. Frank Barbieri with 2Sleep Well Again discuss a comprehensive approach to sleep deprivation. 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, Charter-Spectrum (previously 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 February 13-19
This week’s show features winners of the Double Vision event and an interview with a Sun City couple who attended the Presidential Inauguration.  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, Charter-Spectrum (previously Time Warner) channel 5, or streaming on this website.

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Community Standards

Are you planning an outdoor project at your home? Be sure to make an appointment with the Community Standards Department to submit your modification application. To schedule an appointment, call (843) 705-4000. Modification applications are available at Palmetto Commons or on this website.   

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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

Valentine's Day Sale
Stop by Okatie Creek Golf Shop for a Valentine’s Day sale with 20 percent off member prices for ladies and men’s clothing through Tuesday, February 14.

Wilson Profile Boxed Sets Sale
Hidden Cypress Golf Club has a closeout sale on the in-stock Wilson Profile boxed sets for $199 (original price $299). These sets are great for beginning golfers or as an additional set for traveling Sun City golfers to keep locally. Supply is limited to the following:
 
Women's Profile Sets: 1 regular length left hand, 1 petite length right hand, 1 regular length right hand and 1 tall length right hand.
 
Men's Profile Sets: 1 regular shaft flex left hand, 1 senior shaft flex right hand and 1 regular shaft flex right hand. 


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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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February Golf Clinic Calendar

Perfect your putt or smooth out your swing with golf clinics at Sun City's courses. Click here for the February 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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Hole-In-One Reports

Larry Kittner had a hole-in-one February 4 at Okatie Creek Golf Course on hole 12 for 140 yards. He used a 4 hybrid. This event was witnessed by Paul Cronin and Ray Kiefer.
 
Roger Gjone had a hole-in-one February 7 at Argent Lakes Golf Course on hole 8 for 91 yards. He used a 9 iron. This event was witnessed by Jay Gill, David Rice and Joan Rice.   


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Health and Wellness

Purrysburg Pool Closure
The Purrysburg Indoor Pool will be closed from 4–8 p.m. Thursday, February 23 as the Synchronettes hold a dress rehearsal for their annual show. The pool will also be closed during the show from 1–5 p.m. Friday, February 24, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, February 25 and 1–5 p.m. Sunday, February 26. 

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Physical Therapy Corner: Lymphedema - What Is It And How Do I Treat It?

10 a.m. Friday, February 10 at the Hidden Cypress Fitness Center
Learn causes and symptoms of lymphedema and review treatment options available. Cost is $5; please prepay at Hidden Cypress Fitness Center. Coastal Carolina Hospital offers evidence-based rehabilitation physical therapy education sessions on the second Friday of every month at Hidden Cypress Fitness Center. 

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Conscious Aging Workshop
2–4 p.m. Mondays, February 13, 20, 27; March 6, 13, 20 at Riverbend
We spend our whole life trying to figure life out. Even during retirement, we continue to experience spiritual, emotional and psychological growth. Conscious Aging participants explore, develop and discover what it means to bring awareness to our own aging process. Session topics include: self-compassion, forgiveness, life review, transformative practices, death, surrender and creating a new vision of aging. Cost is $130 for the six-week program. Register and prepay at the Lakehouse. 

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Caregiver Support Group
10 a.m. Wednesday, February 22 at Hidden Cypress
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. No sign up necessary. 
  

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Inspirational Alzheimer's Speaker Visit
1 p.m. Thursday, February 23 at Magnolia Hall
Rundy Purdy, author of The Sea is Wide: A Memoir of Caregiving, is bringing his inspirational message of support and encouragement about facing Alzheimer’s to Sun City. Rundy spent three years providing fulltime personal care to his ailing grandfather and has a passion to spread awareness and understanding of the Alzheimer’s struggle. He shares his insights in a combination presentation and question-and-answer session. Books will be available for purchase and author signing. 

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IT Services

Get Your Computer Assistance at Webhelp
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

Rent Pinckney Perk for Private Events
Anyone hosting an event in Pinckney Hall can now rent the coffee bar and a barista. Rental fee is $75 for two hours and $25 for each additional hour. Coffee costs $2 per cup and Irish coffee is $3 per cup. This will be the hit of your party or meeting! Call (843) 705-4015 to reserve Pinckney Perk today!

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Don't Miss Showstoppers 2017: O Sole Trio 
7 p.m. Saturday, February 25 at Magnolia Hall
O Sole Trio is a vibrant ensemble that will take you on a musical journey, revealing how Italian-Americans influenced the American popular music scene throughout the decades. From humorous storytelling to innovative and unique arrangements, this trio breathes new life into songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Andrea Bocelli and more. Tickets are $22.
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 the show. 
 


Saturday Nightlife Featuring The Bobby Ryder Quartet

7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 11 at Pinckney Hall
Join the Bobby Ryder Quartet as they bring the “Rat Pack” to life with this amazing performance! Tickets are $12.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. Member charges now accepted for ticket purchases at Lifestyle Services!


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Funny Business - John Floyd

7 p.m. Tuesday, February 14 at Magnolia Hall and 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 15 at Pinckney Hall
John Floyd’s Southern charm and ability to see humor in almost anything makes him an audience favorite. Tickets are $12 with a purchase limit of eight tickets per household.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. Member charges now accepted for ticket purchases at Lifestyle Services! 


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Make it & Take it - Creative Cards

1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 28 at Hidden Cypress
Jeanette Drakatos shows participants how to make exceptional cards. Not y our ordinary greeting cards; these cards are works of art! Come see how it’s done. Tickets are $14.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. Member charges now accepted for ticket purchases at Lifestyle Services!

 

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Upcoming Trips with Lifestyle Services

St. Simons Tour of Homes: Saturday, March 18. Cost: $135. Celebrate the Christ Church on St. Simons Island’s 64th annual Tour of Homes. The group will visit exclusive homes and favorite island landmarks on Sea Island and St. Simons Island. Historical stops include Christ Church, Wesley Memorial Gardens, St. Ignatius Church and Musgrove Plantation. Lunch is included at Sea Palms Resort.
 
The TEN Tenors – The Power of Ten: Monday, March 20 at the Johnny Mercer Theater in Savannah, Georgia. Cost: $149. Enjoy dinner and a show as you experience the TEN Tenor take on the most dynamic songs in the world, soaring through rock and pop anthems. Round trip transportation and dinner at the Lake Club in Hilton Head Lakes is included.


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Movies at 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.  
 
The Gift: 7 p.m. Monday, February 13 and 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 21 (closed captioned for the hearing impaired) at Magnolia Hall. A married couple’s lives are turned upside down when an acquaintance from the husband’s past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years. Rated R for language (thriller, mystery). Stars Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton. 108 minutes.
 
Southside With You: 7 p.m. Monday, February 27 and 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 28 (closed captioned for the hearing impaired) at Magnolia Hall. Inspired by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s first date, this movie recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate tried to woo a lawyer during a day-long date. Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, smoking, a violent image and drug reference (biography, drama, history, romance). Stars Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter. 84 minutes.


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Clubs and Groups

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 February 15, Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner will give an update on Beaufort County law enforcement.  All residents are invited. For more information, contact Phil Wizwer, philwiz@aol.com.

 

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Dog and Pet Lovers Club Special Speaker
The Dog and Pet Lovers Club will host special guest speaker Abby Bird at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 16 in Hidden Cypress. Abby is a local dog trainer who will answer questions on dog behavior. All Sun City residents are welcome.

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The Stamp Collectors Club will host a stamp auction at 3 p.m. Tuesday, February 21 at Hidden Cypress. Stamps from Germany, Austria, Belgium, France and the United States will be featured. Stamp albums and supplies will also be included in the auction. Open to all residents. No cost.

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The Synchronettes will present their annual swim show at 3 p.m. Friday, February 24, 11 a.m. Saturday, February 25 and 3 p.m. Sunday, February 26 at Purrysburg indoor pool. This year's show, entitled Magical Mermaids, will feature 37 members performing water ballet while the audience gasps at the wonders a few magic wands can produce! Click here to read more about the show. Tickets are available for purchase 9–11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through February 20 at Magnolia Hall. Contact Susan VandenBussche at smvan1111@gmail.com for more information.

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The Friends of the Girl Scouts will sell Girl Scout Cookies from 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Tuesday, February 28 in the Pinckney Hall Lobby. Cookies may also be purchased to send to those serving in the military.

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The Model Railroaders SIG is closing its current HO gauge indoor model railroad layout on February 10 to make way for an all-new HO gauge layout. They will continue operating and enhancing the new outdoor garden railroad.

Food and Beverage

Check out the live entertainment lineup for Okatie Creek Clubhouse:
Chris Paul: 7–10 p.m. Tuesdays, February 7 and 21
Cheryl Christine: 7–10 p.m. Saturday, February 18


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