eNews for June 22, 2017

Top News
BOD Quarterly Meeting
Website Maintenance
July SunSations Available Online Friday
Community Association Fourth of July Office Hours
Don’t Miss the Fourth of July Celebration
Hurricane Workshop Now on SCTV
Register for July Irrigation Seminar
Purrysburg Fitness Center Closed For Renovations
Sun City Golfers Now Eligible for Troon Rewards
Join the SCTV Broadcast Team


Board of Directors/Board Appointed Committees
BOD Quarterly Meeting

Executive Office

Common Area Maintenance
Please Don't Feed Alligators

Communication
This Week On Healthy Living 

Community Standards

Facilities Management

Golf
Hidden Cypress Maintenance
Sign Up for Folds of Honor Tournament
Argent Lakes Spring Sale
Play Golf for $25 at Argent Lakes
June Golf Clinic Calendar 


Health and Wellness
Group Exercise Class Cancelations
Group Exercise Class Time Changes
Dance Fit Class Expansion
Caregiver Support Group
Certified Trainers at Your Service


IT Services

Lifestyle Services
Fourth of July Celebration
Saturday Nightlife – Rat Pack Tribute
Feature Film Sunday – For the Love of Spock
Summer Theatre – Agnes of God
Funny Business – Henry Cho 


Clubs and Groups
PA/Keystone Group Hosts Golf Tournament
Sign Up for Children's Summer Art Classes

 


Top News

BOD Quarterly Meeting

The next quarterly Board of Directors meeting is 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 28 in Pinckney Hall. All residents are invited to attend.

 
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Website Maintenance 

The community website will be unavailable from 10 p.m.–12 a.m. Saturday, June 24 during website maintenance. 
 

 
July SunSations Available Online Friday 

The latest issue of SunSations will be available to read on this website beginning Friday, June 23. Hit the road with the July issue, which features articles about golf cart safety in Sun City, the Boat and RV Lot, the Sun City Car Club and Roadrunners Motorcycle Club. Then, read all about the Ready or Not: Hurricane Workshop to get prepared for hurricane season. The Government and Business Affairs Committee wants your input! Please take the time to fill out the Focus on Education survey included in this month’s issue. Also, don’t miss all the news from the Community Association and events in the Happenings pages. The July issue will be delivered to all households on Friday, June 30. We hope you enjoy this issue of SunSations!
 

Community Association Fourth of July Office Hours

Community Association offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Hidden Cypress and Lakehouse fitness centers will be open from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Tuesday, July 4. The Lakehouse Fitness Center will be self-use from 2–10 p.m. for residents only; guests may not use the fitness center during self-use hours. Purrysburg Fitness Center is under renovation and will be staffed from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. for group aerobics classes. The Purrysburg indoor pool will be self-use from 2–10 p.m. for residents only. Sun City fitness centers will be free to guests during the Fourth of July weekend from Saturday, July 1-Tuesday, July 4. The Logo Building will be open during normal hours from 7 a.m.–noon. Tennis courts will close at 7 p.m.

Fourth of July Guest Information
Please remember to obtain a gate pass for friends or relatives who will be visiting your home during the Fourth of July holiday. 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. Guests may stay in Sun City for up to 30 days in a consecutive month. Do not allow children to feed alligators as it is illegal and dangerous.
 
Children’s pool hours will be 8 a.m.–10 p.m. at Barataria outdoor pool and 11 a.m.–7 p.m. at the Lakehouse outdoor pool Tuesday, July 4. All guests must obtain a free guest ID card to use the amenities at fitness centers. Guest ID cards are available at Resident Services and any fitness center.   


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Don't Miss the Fourth of July Celebration

4 p.m. Tuesday, July 4 at the Pavilion
Get ready for some old-fashioned family fun at the annual Fourth of July Celebration! Bring the entire family out to enjoy the carnival games, photo booth, water slide, food and music. Outdoor sports and the Purrysburg outdoor pool will be open from 8 a.m.–10 p.m. for all-day play. Cash bar and food will be available for purchase at 4 p.m. Music by Darryl E. Van Horne, “Tha Sole Mate,” and dancing will begin at 6 p.m., and The Lowcountry’s largest fireworks display starts at dusk to wrap up this fun-filled day.
 
Fourth of July Event Parking and Rules

  • Parking is not allowed along Sun City Boulevard from Sun City Lane to Col. Thomas Heyward Road.
  • Only golf cart parking is allowed along both sides of Sun City Lane from Sun City Boulevard to the Palmetto Commons entrance.
  • Golf cart parking or sitting is not allowed along Del Webb Boulevard near hole 2 behind the fireworks setup area. This area must be cleared prior to the fireworks show.
  • No parking or standing allowed near the Main Gate.
  • No standing on Millennium Bridge.
  • Chairs in the area of the croquet courts must be moved when the area is roped off in the afternoon before the fireworks.

Please observe all no parking signs and follow directions from Safety & Security. Securitas will issue tickets for all violations.


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Hurricane Workshop Now on SCTV

The Ready Or Not: Hurricane Workshop is now available to watch on Sun City TV at 4 p.m. daily on Hargray channel 238, Charter-Spectrum channel 5 and live streaming on this website. It is also available to view on the Video Library on this website. Log in and click “Video Library” to start watching.


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Register for July Irrigation Seminar

1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. July 12 at the Lakehouse
Argent II residents are invited to learn more about your irrigation system at this informative seminar. Learn how to set your irrigation clock, adjust settings and more. Register by July 5 by calling the Maintained Neighborhoods Office at (843) 645-4517.
  


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Purrysburg Fitness Center Closed for Renovations

The Purrysburg Fitness Center is closed during renovations to the locker rooms. It is suggested, if possible, to use the other fitness centers in the afternoons when there is greater availability for most of the cardio equipment. There will be no orientations at Purrysburg Fitness Center during the renovation.
 
The Purrysburg indoor pool hours have been extended daily as listed below until construction is complete. Extended hours for the indoor pool are self-use. Please be safe and always swim with a buddy.  


Hours for the Indoor Pool Room Only
 

Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Staff available 6 a.m.-8 p.m. except for Thursday staff available 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Staff available 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sunday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. Staff available 8 a.m.-6 p.m.


The group water and land exercises classes will continue. The land classes will check-in at the front desk and go directly to the aerobics room as the entire gym will be closed and blocked off. 
 
The water classes will check-in with a staff member at the back pool door closest to the croquet greens. Cash and member charges will be available for class payment at the back pool door. If you plan to pay by credit card, you will need to pay at the front desk, take your receipt and show it to the staff member at the back pool door.
 
Interval Circuit Training (ICT) will not be available during the renovation. After much discussion, it was not possible to move the sessions. Instead, receive a free group exercise card to attend any of the group exercise classes for free at any location. ICT cards will be activated when the center reopens. ICT trainers will be working as trainers on the floor at the other fitness centers during the times they normally would work the ICT program.
 
The Purrysburg Indoor Pool will remain open. Access the pool through the back doors. See chart above for hours. Restrooms will be available at the Logo Building or the Yemassee Crafts Center, so please plan ahead!


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Sun City Golfers Now Eligible for Troon Rewards

The Troon Rewards program is now available at Sun City Hilton Head! Sign up at www.TroonRewards.com and get rewarded for playing golf here at Sun City Hilton Head.
 
How It Works
Golf Plan Holders: If you’re a Sun City Hilton Head golf plan holder, you earn 22 points each time you play an 18-hole round in the community and 11 points each time you play a 9-hole round in the community. You earn your points on the same day of play. Just show your Troon Rewards Card when you check in at the golf shop to get your points.
 
Non Golf Plan Holders: If you do not have a Sun City Hilton Head golf plan, you will receive one point per dollar spent at the Sun City Hilton Head community golf courses and pro shops. This includes dollars spent on your greens fee, cart fee and merchandise. You must have at least a $20 minimum purchase to receive points, and points are awarded on pretax dollars. You cannot earn points for golf pass purchases. Just show your Troon Rewards Card when you check in at the golf shop to get your points.
 
For every 500 points collected, earn a certificate towards a free round of golf at any other Troon Rewards courses; certificates cannot be used at Sun City courses. You can also receive discounts for merchandise at other Troon golf shops based on your rewards point balance.
Click here for a list of Troon golf courses in the United States.
 
Please keep in mind that each golfer must create their own individual Troon Rewards account. Points cannot be shared among a household. Visit
www.TroonRewards.com to find more information, including frequently asked questions and a full list of program perks.
 
How To Sign Up
Visit
www.TroonRewards.com and click “Join Troon Rewards.” Fill out the form to complete registration. You will receive a Troon Rewards member number and member card once your sign-up is complete. Write down your member number and print out the Troon Rewards member card so you can bring it with you to the Sun City golf shops.
 
Clarification
The Troon Rewards link on your Sun City Hilton Head Personal Profile is not yet available. Please bring your Troon Rewards card when you check in at the golf shop to get your points.

 

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Join the SCTV Broadcast Team

Are you interested in a volunteer opportunity that allows you to have fun and be creative? Consider joining the Sun City TV (SCTV) broadcast team! The Board of Directors has authorized the group to actively seek new members through various communication channels in an effort to achieve Chartered Club status. There are many opportunities for you to share your passions, from on-air talent to production to script writing. Click here to learn more about the roles that make Sun City TV possible and where you might best fit in. Email Janet Gold at janet.gold29@gmail.com to get involved.


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Board Of Directors/Board Appointed Committees

BOD Quarterly Meeting

The next quarterly Board of Directors meeting is 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 28 in Pinckney Hall. All residents are invited to attend.


Executive Office

Check back next week for more news.
 

Common Area Maintenance

Please Don't Feed Alligators

While not as active during summertime, alligators can still be found in ponds and lagoons throughout Sun City. Please remember that feeding alligators is illegal and dangerous, as it can lead to aggressive behavior. If you think you have an aggressive alligator on your property, call Common Area Maintenance at (843) 705-4061 during business hours or Security at (843) 705-4083 after 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, Dr. Christopher Madison discusses managing blood pressure. Healthy Living airs every day at 9 a.m. on Hargray channel 238, Charter-Spectrum channel 5, and on this website.

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Community Standards

Check back next week for more news.

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Facilities Management

Check back next week for more news.

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Golf

Hidden Cypress Maintenance
Hidden Cypress Golf Course will close at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 26 for half-day maintenance.    


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Sign Up for Folds of Honor Tournament
Registration is now open for the fourth annual Folds of Honor charity golf tournament to be held at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 20 at Okatie Creek Golf Course. Luncheon begins at 1:30 p.m. Sign up as a four-person team for $100 per team. The tournament will be a scramble format. Proceeds benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation, funding scholarships for spouses and children of fallen military. Call any Sun City golf shop for more information. 

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Argent Lakes Spring Sale

Come out to Argent Lakes pro shop for the spring merchandise sale. Select men's and women's clothing are starting at $19.99 and select clubs from Tour Edge are marked down. Buy a dozen Srixon Q Star Tour golf balls at $29.99 and receive six more balls for free while supplies last.


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Play Golf for $25 at Argent Lakes

The Argent Lakes Weekend Special price of $25 is now available every day in June, July and August. Cost covers 18 holes of golf with a golf cart. The special rate is not valid for Community Association events and may not be split for two 9-hole rounds.  


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June Golf Clinic Calendar
Perfect your putt or smooth out your swing with golf clinics at Sun City's courses. Click here for the June 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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Health and Wellness

Group Exercise Class Cancelations

  • Motion Conditioning at 7 a.m. Friday, June 23 at Purrysburg Fitness Center
  • PiYoBox at 10 a.m. Friday, June 23 at Purrysburg Fitness Center
  • Yoga with Weights at 11 a.m. Friday, June 23 at Purrysburg Fitness Center
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Group Exercise Class Time Changes
The following group exercise class times at Purrysburg Fitness Center are changed throughout the locker room renovations.

  • Wednesday Pound is now at 5 p.m.
  • Monday and Wednesday Zumba is now at 6 p.m.
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Dance Fit Class Expansion
Due to the popularity of the new Dance Fit class, the Health and Wellness Department has expanded the class offerings in the group exercise class schedule to include:

  • 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Purrysburg Fitness Center
  • 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at Purrysburg Fitness Center
  • Dance Fit Circuit Beginning July 5: 8 a.m. Wednesdays at Hidden Cypress Fitness Center
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Caregiver Support Group
10 a.m. Wednesday, June 28 at Hidden Cypress, Coosaw/New River rooms
This is a free forum facilitated by Tidewater Hospice. No signup necessary. 

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Certified Trainers at Your Service
Sun City’s certified fitness trainers are now available at the following times and locations to answer your fitness questions, offer technique tips and more to improve your workout experience. Some trainers hold sports specific certifications. Stop by and meet the team!
 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Glenn HC 8-12   HC 8-12   LH 8-12
Andy   HC 8-11   HC 8-11  
Candi   LH 2-5   LH 2-5  
Karen LH 11-2   LH 11-2    


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IT Services

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Lifestyle Services 

4 p.m. Tuesday, July 4 at the Pavilion
 Get ready for some old-fashioned family fun at the annual Fourth of July Celebration! Bring the entire family out to enjoy the carnival games, photo booth, water slide, food and music. Outdoor sports and the Purrysburg outdoor pool will be open from 8 a.m.–10 p.m. for all-day play. Music by Darryl E. Van Horne, “Tha Sole Mate,” and dancing will begin at 6 p.m., and cash bar and food will be available for purchase at 4 p.m. The Lowcountry’s largest fireworks display starts at dusk to wrap up this fun-filled day. 

 

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Saturday Nightlife - Rat Pack Tribute

7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 8 at Pinckney Hall.
Don’t miss The Bobby Ryder Quartet perform a tribute to the Rat Pack! Tickets are $12.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services.

 

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Feature Film Sunday - For the Love of Spock

3 p.m. Sunday, July 9 at Magnolia Hall.
An examination of the enduring appeal of Leonard Nimoy and his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek (1966). Stars Zoe Saldana, Chris Pine and Karl Urban. 111 minutes. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. Tickets are $5 and available one hour prior to showing. Wine and cheese will be served at 2 p.m.

 

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Summer Theatre - Agnes of God

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, Thursday, July 13, Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15 at Pinckney Hall
2 p.m. Sunday, July 16 at Pinckney Hall
Lifestyle Services and the Sun City Community Theatre come together to present the Summer Drama Series this month, beginning with Agnes of God. Summoned to a convent, a psychiatrist is charged with assessing the sanity of a novice nun accused of murdering her newborn. The meaning of faith and the power of love are re-examined, leading to a dramatic, compelling climax. Tickets are $14 available at Lifestyle Services. Doors and cash bar open at 6:30 p.m. 

 

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Funny Business - Henry Cho

7 p.m. Tuesday, July 18 at Magnolia Hall
5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 at Pinckney Hall
Comedian Henry Cho’s television and film credits include NBC’s The Tonight Show and Young Comedian’s Special and CBS’s The Late, Late Show. Tickets are $12 with a purchase limit of eight tickets per household.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. 

 

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Clubs and Groups

PA/Keystone Group Hosts Golf Tournament
The PA/Keystone Group is hosting a 9-hole scramble golf tournament at Okatie Creek Golf Course at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 25. Open to all Sun City residents. Contact Mike McBride at (843)705-2154 or mikemcbridejr@gmail.com for more information and to sign up.

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Sign Up for Children's Summer Art Classes
The All About Art Club will host summer art classes for children ages 8-12 beginning in July. Children must be guests of a Sun City resident. Registration is in the Art Room of the Yemassee Crafts Center. Class size is limited. Pay by check only, $10 per child per class. Classes are 1–2:30 p.m. July 8-drawing; July 15-watercolor; July 22-collage; July 29-acrylic.