eNews for June 29, 2017

Top News
BOD Meeting Presentation Available Online
Fill Out GBAC’s Focus on Education Survey
Contact Information for Room Reservations, Chartered Clubs
July SunSations Delivery
Community Association Fourth of July Office Hours
Don’t Miss the Fourth of July Celebration
Tennis Court Reconditioning
August Ticket Sales
Register for July Irrigation Seminar
Purrysburg Fitness Center Closed For Renovations
Sun City Golfers Now Eligible for Troon Rewards
Expanded Library Bookmobile Hours
Join the SCTV Broadcast Team


Board of Directors/Board Appointed Committees
BOD Meeting Presentation Available Online

Executive Office
Community Association Fourth of July Office Hours

Common Area Maintenance
Please Don't Feed Alligators

Communication
This Week On Healthy Living 

Community Standards

Facilities Management

Golf
Okatie Creek Golf Course Closure
Sign Up for Folds of Honor Tournament
Argent Lakes Spring Sale
Play Golf for $25 at Argent Lakes
July Golf Clinic Calendar 


Health and Wellness
Tennis Court Reconditioning
Group Exercise Class Time Changes
Group Exercise Class Cancelations
Dance Fit Class Expansion
Physical Therapy Corner – Dealing With Dementia
Certified Trainers At Your Service


IT Services

Lifestyle Services
No Irish Coffee Night July 4
August Ticket Sales
Fourth of July Celebration
Saturday Nightlife – Rat Pack Tribute
Feature Film Sunday – For the Love of Spock
Summer Theatre – Agnes of God


Clubs and Groups
Sundancers Offer Dance Lessons
Sign Up for Children's Summer Art Classes


Top News

BOD Meeting Presentation Available Online

The presentation from the June 28 Board of Directors Quarterly Meeting is available to view on this website. Simply sign in to Resident Central, click “Documents” and the slides will be listed under “Meeting Presentations.”

 
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Fill Out GBAC's Focus on Education Survey 

The Government and Business Affairs Committee (GBAC) wants your input! Please fill out the Focus on Education survey included in the July issue of SunSations. This survey is part of the committee’s initiative to increase volunteerism in Beaufort and Jasper county schools. Return your completed survey to any of the drop boxes located at the Hidden Cypress, Lakehouse, Palmetto Commons and Pinckney Hall. Surveys will be collected through Sunday, July 30. 
 

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Contact Information for Room Reservations, Chartered Clubs 

Residents who need to reserve a room may now contact Room Reservation Specialist Ivy Wyman at (843) 705-4015 or Ivy.Wyman@schhca.com. Ivy is available for appointments about your room reservation; please call or email her if you would like to arrange a meeting.
 
For Chartered Club and Registered Community Group administration, contact Susan Singleton at (843) 705-4049 or
Susan.Singleton@schhca.com.

 

 
July SunSations Delivery 

The latest issue of SunSations will be delivered to all Sun City households Friday, June 30. Can’t wait until then? The July issue is now available to read on this website. 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. Also, don’t miss all the news from the Community Association and events in the Happenings pages. 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. There will be no Irish coffee night at Pinckney Perk. 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.
Click here to read more about this event.
 
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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Tennis Court Reconditioning

Tennis courts 1-7 will be closed for reconditioning July 6-14. There will be two courts closed every other day during reconditioning. 


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August Ticket Sales

Tickets for all August events go on sale online and at Lifestyle Services at 8 a.m. Monday, July 3. 


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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 and for residents only. Please be safe and always swim with a buddy.   


Hours for the Indoor Pool 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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Expanded Library Bookmobile Hours

The Beaufort County Library Bookmobile is expanding its Sun City hours and services. The bookmobile will be in Sun City from noon–2 p.m. Mondays, July 3, 17 and 31 in the Pinckney Hall parking lot. Customers may now also use the bookmobile as their pickup location for items requested through the online catalog. Other bookmobile services include an on-board collection of books, audiobooks and DVDs for checkout and the ability to return borrowed library materials. Residents will need to show a valid Beaufort County library card to check items out from the bookmobile. Residents can apply for a library card at the bookmobile. Jasper County residents may use the bookmobile by purchasing an out-of-county library card for $30/year. Contact bookmobile librarian Amanda Brewer for more information at (843) 255-6547 or abrewer@bcgov.net.


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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 Meeting Presentation Available Online

The presentation from the June 28 Board of Directors Quarterly Meeting is available to view on this website. Simply sign in to Resident Central, click “Documents” and the slides will be listed under “Meeting Presentations.”

 

Executive Office

Community Association Fourth of July Office Hours

Community Association offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. 

 
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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, Karen Giblin, founder of Red Hot Mamas, discusses menopause. 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

Okatie Creek Golf Course Closure
Okatie Creek Golf Course will close at 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 3 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. 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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July Golf Clinic Calendar
Perfect your putt or smooth out your swing with golf clinics at Sun City's courses. Click here for the July 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

Tennis Court Reconditioning

Tennis courts 1-7 will be closed for reconditioning July 6-14. There will be two courts closed every other day during reconditioning. 

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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: 4–4:45 p.m.
  • Monday and Wednesday Zumba: 5–5:55 p.m. 
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Group Exercise Class Cancelations
The following group exercise classes are canceled for the summer.

  • 9:15 a.m. Aqua Fit class on Tuesdays at Purrysburg Fitness Center
  • 12:30 p.m. Indoor cycling class on Fridays at Purrysburg Fitness Center
  • 8 a.m. Pilates Plus class on Wednesdays at Hidden Cypress Fitness Center
  • 2 p.m. Hatha Yoga class on Fridays and Sundays at Hidden Cypress is canceled until September 10
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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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Physical Therapy Corner - Dealing with Dementia
10 a.m. Friday, July 14 at Hidden Cypress, Coosaw/New River rooms
Cost is $5. Sign up and prepay at Hidden Cypress Fitness Center to reserve a spot. 

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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 

There will be no Irish coffee night at Pinckney Perk on Tuesday, July 4. The next Irish coffee night will be July 11 with entertainment provided by Mick Gabriel. 
  

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August Ticket Sales

Tickets for all August events go on sale online and at Lifestyle Services at 8 a.m. Monday, July 3.

 

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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. 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.
Click here to read all about this show.

 

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Clubs and Groups

Sundancers Offer Dance Lessons
The Sundancers Chartered Club will hold a summer camp backstage at Magnolia Hall, offering lessons in different dance styles. Click here for dates, cost and more information.

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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.