eNews for May 17, 2018

Top News
Hurricane Preparedness Seminar Slides Online
“Super-Ager” Award Deadline Is Tomorrow!
Sign Up for June Irrigation Seminars
Room Reservation Meeting
Memorial Day Office Closures
Fitness Center Schedule for New Equipment Installation
Get Your Tickets to Mayfest Today!
National Senior Fitness & Sports Day
Answer the Next Sun City Says Question
Spring Cleaning in Sun City
Staying Connected Resource Hub Grand Opening


Board of Directors/Board Appointed Committees
BOD Updates Available Online

Executive Office
Memorial Day Office Closures

Common Area Maintenance

Communication
Hurricane Preparedness Seminar Slides Online

Community Services
Spring Cleaning in Sun City
Got Paint?


Facilities Management
Window Cleaning Schedule

Golf
Taylor Made Golf Demo Day
Hidden Cypress Clearance Sale
Get Golf Ready Returns For Spring
May Calendar of Events
Hole-In-One Reports


Health and Wellness
Exercise Class Schedule Changes During National Fitness & Sports Day
New Group Exercise Classes

Lifestyle Services
2018 Dance Series – The Company Band
Don't Miss Odd Lot Improv Show
Crazy, Fun Sunday Ice Cream Party


Clubs and Groups
LCWRT Presents The Friendship of Elizabeth Beckley & Mary Todd Lincoln
Event For Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner
SunScribers Hosts Spring Read Event
Memorial Weekend Military Softball Tournament
Memorial Day Ceremony
Dog & Pet Lovers’ Club Lowcountry Boil


Top News

Hurricane Preparedness Seminar Slides Online

Did you miss the Hurricane Preparedness Seminar? Don’t worry! The slides from the meeting are available on this website. Just log in and click “Documents” at the top of Resident Central. The slides will be listed under “Meeting Presentations.” Stay tuned for information about a rebroadcast of the meeting.

You can also find all the information you need in the Sun City Hilton Head Hurricane Preparedness Guide. Log in to Resident Central and click the button to the right to start reading. ​

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"Super-Ager" Award Deadline is Tomorrow!
Deadline to apply: Friday, May 18
There’s a new term in the health and wellness industry called “super-ager,” which describes people over 75 years old who have incredible health to rival those decades younger. The Health and Wellness Department is looking for Sun City’s own super-agers! Pick up an entry form from any fitness center or
click here to download the entry form. Complete the three easy questions and return your entry form to any fitness center by Friday, May 18. The selected super-agers will be awarded during the National Senior Fitness & Sports Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 30 in the Pavilion. Winners must be able to attend event. 

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Sign Up for June Irrigation Seminars
1 p.m. and 3 p.m. June 7 at the Lakehouse Ballroom
Signups begin Monday, May 21 at Palmetto Commons
Argent II residents can learn about irrigation at an upcoming free seminar offered in two sessions in June. Sign up beginning Monday, May 21 at Palmetto Commons to reserve your seat. Space is limited to 40 spots per session. Future seminars are planned for September.


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Room Reservation Meeting
The Board of Directors and the Lifestyle Services Department will present an overview of the room reservation scheduling process at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23 at Pinckney Hall.
 
The officers or individuals who assist the Chartered Clubs, Registered Community Groups or Neighborhood Representatives with their annual room reservations are encouraged to attend the meeting. Any questions regarding the room reservation process should be submitted in advance to JC Carranza at
jc.carranza@schhca.com by Monday, May 21.


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Memorial Day Office Closures
Community Association offices will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. All fitness centers will be open 8 a.m.–2 p.m. The Logo Building will operate with normal hours. Guests will be free at fitness centers with valid guest ID cards Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28.
 
Waste Management Holiday Schedule
Waste Management routes will not run Monday, May 28 and will run one day behind during the week for all routes. For example, Monday routes will be collected Tuesday, Tuesday routes will be collected Wednesday, etc.

Guest Info
Please remember to obtain a gate pass for friends or relatives who will be visiting your home during the Memorial Day holiday. Simply reserve your guest pass by calling the Main Gate at (843) 705-4035 and providing the guests’ names, your name and activity number. Riverbend residents may call (843) 379-5528 for a guest pass.


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Fitness Center Schedule for New Equipment Installation
Fitness centers will experience closures May 29-31 for the installation of new fitness equipment. Please note the following schedule:

Purrysburg Fitness Center: Closed 5–8 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 for extraction of old cardio equipment. Entry to the Purrysburg indoor pool will be accessible through the back doors only beginning at 5 p.m.
 
Purrysburg Fitness Center: Closed 6 a.m.–8 p.m. Wednesday, May 30. There will be no group exercise classes. Entry to the Purrysburg indoor pool will be accessible through the back doors only.
 
Hidden Cypress Fitness Center: Closed 5–8 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 for extraction of old cardio equipment.
 
Purrysburg Fitness Center: Reopens to normal hours Thursday, May 31 with new cardio equipment.
 
Hidden Cypress and Lakehouse Fitness Center: Closed 6 a.m.–8 p.m. Thursday, May 31.


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Get Your Tickets to Mayfest Today!
5 p.m. Saturday, May 26 at the Lakehouse
It’s almost time to celebrate Sun City! Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy an out-of-this world concert by The Motowners, plus great food from food trucks and cold beer, wine and other drinks. Golf cart parking is suggested. There will be a free shuttle from Pinckney Hall. Gates and cash bar open at 5 p.m.; band starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $8.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. 

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National Senior Fitness & Sports Day
8:30 a.m.–Noon Wednesday, May 30 at the Pavilion and Town Square
Join the Health and Wellness Department and celebrate National Senior Fitness & Sports Day. The theme for this year’s event is “Active Today…Healthier Tomorrow.” Participate in the complimentary activities planned to help you get active today so that you can feel healthier and happier tomorrow! Please remember to bring water. The event will conclude with a motivational guest speaker and the presentation of our first-ever “Super-ager” awards.
Click here for details on the day’s events. Sign up for events at any fitness center.
 
Event Closures
Town Square, including Pinckney Hall, tennis, bocce and croquet courts, and the Yemassee Crafts Center, will be closed from 8–9 a.m. during this event. Security will block all entrances to Town Square from 8–9 a.m., except one entrance across from Palmetto Commons. Participants for the walk/run event arriving before 8 a.m. can use any Town Square entrance.


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Answer the Next Sun City Says Question
SunSations wants to hear from you - answer our Sun City Says question! Tell us: What’s your favorite piece of technology to use? Your answer might be published in the July issue of SunSations. Email your answer to sunsations@schhca.com by Friday, May 25. We will publish select answers, according to space. Please note submissions are subject to editing for grammar, clarity, style and length. Look for new questions throughout the year in eNews Weekly.

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Spring Cleaning in Sun City
It’s time for some spring cleaning to add to the curb appeal of your property! Please take the time to perform any necessary maintenance to your property. Alterations to your home’s exterior may require a modification application, so be sure to refer to the Design Guidelines before making any changes. Call Community Services at (843) 705-4000 with any questions. Refer to the following checklists to help get you started.
 
Home Exterior Checklist:
  • Clean off mildew and dirt buildup
  • Clean windows, doors and screens; check for any repairs
  • Clean walkways, driveways, patios, grills and outside patio furniture
  • Clean gutters and downspouts
  • Paint shutters, garage doors, entry doors, etc. to improve curb appeal
 Yard Checklist:
  • Start mowing the yard
  • Apply mulch or pine straw and remove weeds
  • Prune and fertilize trees and shrubs
  • Remove all dead foliage
  • Aerate and dethatch
  • Patch bare spots
  • Resume watering schedule; consult with your landscaper for an appropriate schedule and duration
Click here for information about updating your mailbox posts. 

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Staying Connected Resource Hub Grand Opening
All Sun City residents are invited to celebrate the relocation of the Staying Connected Resource Hub to the Yemassee Crafts Center 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Wednesday, May 23 at the Yemassee Crafts Center.

11 a.m.–Noon: Live music by Four on the Floor
Noon: Ribbon cutting
11 a.m.–2 p.m.: Refreshments including Jack Frost Ice Cream. Residents can visit the Resource Hub and learn the great value the Hub provides Sun City residents and their families.


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Board Of Directors/Board Appointed Committees

BOD Updates Available Online

Email updates from the Board of Directors are now available to view online at this website. Log in and click the BOD Update icon on the right-hand side of Resident Central. This page will contain the Board’s three most recent email updates and will be updated as new emails are sent.


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Executive Office

Memorial Day Office Closures
Community Association offices will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.
Click here for fitness center hours. 
 
Waste Management Holiday Schedule
Waste Management will not run Monday, May 28 and will run one day behind during the week for all routes. For example, Monday routes will be collected Tuesday, Tuesday routes will be collected Wednesday, etc.

 

Common Area Maintenance

Check back next week for more news.
 

Communication

Hurricane Preparedness Seminar Slides Online
Did you miss the Hurricane Preparedness Seminar? Don’t worry! The slides from the meeting are available on this website. Just log in and click “Documents” at the top of Resident Central. The slides will be listed under “Meeting Presentations.” Stay tuned for information about a rebroadcast of the meeting.
 
You can also find all the information you need in the Sun City Hilton Head Hurricane Preparedness Guide. Log in to Resident Central and click the button to the right to download your copy. 

 

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Community Services

Spring Cleaning in Sun City
It’s time for some spring cleaning to add to the curb appeal of your property! Please take the time to perform any necessary maintenance to your property. Alterations to your home’s exterior may require a modification application, so be sure to refer to the Design Guidelines before making any changes. Call Community Services at (843) 705-4000 with any questions. Refer to the following checklists to help get you started.
 
Home Exterior Checklist:

  • Clean off mildew and dirt buildup
  • Clean windows, doors and screens; check for any repairs
  • Clean walkways, driveways, patios, grills and outside patio furniture
  • Clean gutters and downspouts
  • Paint shutters, garage doors, entry doors, etc. to improve curb appeal
 Yard Checklist:
  • Start mowing the yard
  • Apply mulch or pine straw and remove weeds
  • Prune and fertilize trees and shrubs
  • Remove all dead foliage
  • Aerate and dethatch
  • Patch bare spots
  • Resume watering schedule; consult with your landscaper for an appropriate schedule and duration

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Got Paint?
Overall maintenance of residential mailboxes is required. If your mailbox post needs a fresh coat of paint, stop by Facilities Management in the Okatie Maintenance Yard between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to pick up free paint. You may bring your own container, but it is not necessary.  

The Sun City Woodworkers Guild will paint or make repairs to mailboxes, from post to metal mailbox, at a small charge. Call the Woodshop at (843) 705-2968 to schedule.

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Facilities Management

Window Cleaning Schedule
Window cleaning will take place at the following schedule. Please use caution in these areas:
 
Lakehouse: 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Wednesday, May 23
Argent Lakes Golf Pro Shop: 2–3 p.m. Wednesday, May 23


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Golf

Taylor Made Golf Demo Day
11 a.m.–3 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at Okatie Creek Golf Course
This is a great time to try out a new driver and buy it at Demo Day prices! Taylor Made techs will take a limited amount of club fitting appointments. Sign up by calling the Okatie Creek golf shop at (843) 705-4653. If you are just interested in trying out their latest clubs, no appointment is necessary.


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Hidden Cypress Clearance Sale
Hidden Cypress golf shop is offering a clearance sale and Mother’s Day special through May. Wilson golf gloves, golf balls and golf clubs are marked down. Every purchase of $100 or more of ladies Adidas apparel receives a free tote bag.
Click here to read more. 


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Get Golf Ready Returns For Spring
Get Golf Ready in Five Days returns with dates in May. If you have always wanted to play golf or to be reunited with the game in a beginner-friendly environment, this program is for you. The program consists of five 90-minute classes over a six-day period. Cost is $99 per person. So grab a golf buddy or just come by yourself and get golf ready! Click here for dates and more information. Sign up at Argent Lakes golf shop.

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May 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
Bob Linnen had a hole-in-one May 12 at Hidden Cypress Golf Course on hole 12 for 155 yards. He used a 6 Iron. This event was witnessed by James Pauken and Andy Levine.

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Health and Wellness

Exercise Class Schedule Changes During National Fitness & Sports Day
The following group exercise classes are canceled during the National Fitness & Sports Day May 30.

  • All water and land classes at Purrysburg Fitness Center
  • 8 a.m. Body Sculpt at Hidden Cypress
  • 11 a.m. Dance Fit at Hidden Cypress

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New Group Exercise Classes
Zumba: 9–9:55 a.m. Fridays beginning May 4 at Purrysburg Fitness Center. Taught by Victoria.
 
Buff Bones: 11–11:55 a.m. Wednesdays at Purrysburg Fitness Center. Instructor Mary Lou Bacik teaches Pilates, strength training, functional movement and therapeutic exercise based on research. This is a safe workout for those with osteoporosis or osteopenia. Class is limited to 15 participants. Sign up at Purrysburg Fitness Center or call (843) 705-4022.


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Lifestyle Services 

2018 Dance Series – The Company Band
7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 at Pinckney Hall
The Dance Series is back this year by popular demand, kicking off with music by The Company Band from Charleston. Get ready to dance to an eclectic blend of Motown, R&B, pop, current hits, dance classics, oldies, beach music and jazz. Tickets are $18. 
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. 

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Don't Miss Odd Lot Improv Show
7 p.m. Thursday, May 31 at Pinckney Hall
Do you love the show Whose Line is it Anyway? Then you don’t want to miss Savannah’s favorite improv comedy team, Odd Lot, bring their hilarious show to Sun City. Tickets are $13.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. Doors open at 6 p.m.

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Crazy, Fun Sunday Ice Cream Party
3–5 p.m. July 1 at the Pavilion
Kids are invited to enjoy a Crazy, Fun Sunday Ice Cream Party featuring a clown, balloon art and face painting. Tickets, $10, are available at Lifestyle Services in Pinckney Hall. Adults may purchase ice cream at the event (cash only).


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Clubs and Groups

LCWRT Presents The Friendship of Elizabeth Beckley & Mary Todd Lincoln
The Lowcountry Civil War Round Table (LCWRT) will present a one-act play, The Friendship of Elizabeth Beckley & Mary Todd Lincoln, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23 in Magnolia Hall. This play features the relationship between President Lincoln’s wife and her seamstress and best friend during the Civil War. For more information contact John Kemp, program chairman, at (201) 845-4178.


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Event for Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner
The Republicans of Sun City Hilton Head will host an event for Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at Pinckney Hall. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. All Sun City residents are invited to this event;
click here to sign up. Light refreshments will be served. Email Sherri Zedd at sherriz366@aol.com with questions.


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SunScribers Hosts Spring Read Event
All residents are invited to attend the SunScribers Writing Club’s Spring Read event 6:30–9 p.m. Friday, May 25 at the Lakehouse Ballroom. There will be refreshments, original readings and book signings.


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Memorial Weekend Military Softball Tournament
The Sun City Travel Softball Teams will host the Memorial Weekend Military Softball Tournament Saturday, May 26 at the Sun City Softball Field. All Sun City residents and friends are invited to attend. Free event with food available for purchase. Opening ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. and all proceeds will benefit the Parris Island and Hunter Army Air Field charities of choice.
Click here for more information. 


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Memorial Day Ceremony
The Sun City Veterans Association will put on the annual Memorial Day ceremony 9 a.m. Monday, May 28 at Magnolia Hall parking lot. Guest speaker U.S. Army Lt. Gen. (ret) Guy C. Swan III will discuss “On Behalf of a Grateful Nation.” The Sun City Color Guard, Bluffton JRTOC cadet marchers, Sun City Singers, Veterans Association marchers and more will perform. All Sun City residents are invited to attend.


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Dog & Pet Lovers’ Club Lowcountry Boil
The Dog & Pet Lovers’ Club is hosting a Lowcountry boil catered by Hawg Wild from 4–6 p.m. June 2 at the Town Square Pavilion. Sun City residents, their friends and well-behaved pets are invited. This event will include door prizes, games and special guests. Cost is $12 for club members and $20 for non-members. For reservation forms, email
crosbylucia@gmail.com or stop by the Dog Park pavilion for more information. Deadline for reservations is Sunday, May 27.


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