eNews for August 17, 2017

Top News
BOD Special Meeting
Community Election Packets Available September 1
Remember to Fill Out GBAC Focus on Education Survey
Save the Date for Committee Fair
Golf Course Closures
Hidden Cypress Fitness Center Open House
New Functional Isometric Training and Food Demonstration Program
Get Ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse
Purrysburg Fitness Center Closed for Renovations


Board of Directors/Board Appointed Committees
BOD Special Meeting
Remember to Fill Out GBAC Focus on Education Survey
Save the Date for Committee Fair


Executive Office

Common Area Maintenance

Communication
This Week on Healthy Living  

Community Standards

Facilities Management
Re-roofing at Hidden Cypress Pool

Golf
Golf Course Closures
Putting, Croquet Courts Maintenance
Argent Lakes Summer Sale
Play Golf for $25 at Argent Lakes
August Golf Clinic Calendar
Hole-In-One Report 


Health and Wellness
Group Exercise Cancelation
Hidden Cypress Fitness Center Open House
Sign Up for Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp
New Functional Isometric Training and Food Demonstration Program
Registration Open for Free Kinesis Orientation


IT Services

Lifestyle Services
Summer Theatre Continues with Last Lists of My Mad Mother
Make it & Take it – Creative Cards


Clubs and Groups


Top News

BOD Special Meeting

All residents are invited to a special meeting of the Board of Directors at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 24 in Magnolia Hall. 

 
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Community Election Packets Available September 1 

Packets for the Board of Directors, Neighborhood Representative and Alternate Neighborhood Representative candidates will be available to download from this website or pickup from Palmetto Commons beginning September 1. One resident seat is available on the Board of Directors, and 30 neighborhoods will be electing Neighborhood Representatives and Alternate Representatives. The deadline to drop off packets for the Board of Directors seat is September 18. The deadline to drop off packets for Neighborhood and Alternate Neighborhood Representative positions is September 29. Return completed packets to Palmetto Commons. Stay tuned to eNews Weekly and SunSations for more information.
 

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Remember to Fill Out GBAC Focus on Education Survey 
Are you interested in volunteering in local schools? The Government and Business Affairs Committee (GBAC) wants your input in the Focus on Education survey to increase volunteerism in Beaufort and Jasper county schools. Download a copy of the survey from Resident Central. Then return your completed survey to any of the drop boxes located at Hidden Cypress, Lakehouse, Palmetto Commons and Pinckney Hall by August 31.
 
 
Save the Date for Committee Fair 

1 p.m. September 27 at Pinckney Hall
Learn more about Board Appointed Committees and how you can get involved. Serving on a BAC is a great way to learn more about the operations of Sun City Hilton Head and can prepare you for other leadership roles in the community. After the fair, stay for the Board of Directors Quarterly Meeting immediately following at 2 p.m.

 

Golf Course Closures
  • Okatie Creek Golf Course will be closed through Friday, August 18 for aerification.
  • Hidden Cypress Golf Course will close at 11:30 a.m. Monday, August 21 for half-day maintenance.
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Hidden Cypress Fitness Center Open House

1 p.m. Tuesday, August 22 at Hidden Cypress Fitness Center
The fitness center open houses in June helped so many people start a fitness routine that the sessions are returning in August. The open houses are designed to help beginners venture into the fitness experience. Health and Wellness staff will help you start a new exercise routine based on your needs. Come meet our team and learn how you can become more energetic, get a stronger body and lead a healthier life! Call (843) 645-4515 to register. There will be no open house at Purrysburg Fitness Center due to continuing renovations.


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New Functional Isometric Training and Food Demonstration Program

1–2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, September 4-October 13
This is a new and exciting six-week program with Wellness Coordinator, personal trainer and chef Keegan Hudson that includes two workout sessions and one food demonstration each week. Isometric training is the safest and most efficient way to get results fast. Research shows isometric training helps reverse age-related muscle loss. Food demonstrations will focus on healthy, affordable alternatives to cooking everyday foods, meal prepping, kitchen hacks and will include samples. Cost is $99. Space is limited. Please call Keegan Hudson to sign up at (843) 705-4021. 


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Get Ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse

Lowcountry residents will be able to see a spectacular show during the solar eclipse starting at 1:15 p.m. Monday, August 21. Maximum obscuration will be at 98 percent around 2:45 p.m., causing it to appear dusk in the middle of the day. Don’t miss the eclipse, but be sure to protect your eyes! Special eclipse glasses are needed to safely view the eclipse. Stay tuned to local news for updates and more information about where to get a pair of glasses. Click here to read more.


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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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Board Of Directors/Board Appointed Committees

BOD Special Meeting

All residents are invited to a special meeting of the Board of Directors at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 24 in Magnolia Hall.

 
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Remember to Fill Out GBAC Focus on Education Survey

Are you interested in volunteering in local schools? The Government and Business Affairs Committee (GBAC) wants your input in the Focus on Education survey to increase volunteerism in Beaufort and Jasper county schools. Download a copy of the survey from Resident Central. Then return your completed survey to any of the drop boxes located at Hidden Cypress, Lakehouse, Palmetto Commons and Pinckney Hall by August 31.

 
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Save the Date for Committee Fair

1 p.m. September 27 at Pinckney Hall
Learn more about Board Appointed Committees and how you can get involved. Serving on a BAC is a great way to learn more about the operations of Sun City Hilton Head and can prepare you for other leadership roles in the community. After the fair, stay for the Board of Directors Quarterly Meeting immediately following at 2 p.m.

 
 

Executive Office

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Common Area Maintenance

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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. Erica Downey, OB/GYN, discusses the OB/GYN practice and Dr. Jason Cotter, a surgeon, discusses wound care. 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

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Facilities Management

Re-roofing at Hidden Cypress Pool
A contractor will be re-roofing the cabana at Hidden Cypress pool on August 21. Residents may hear unusual noises during the project. Please use caution in this area while work is underway. Work will be completed on August 22, weather permitting.

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Golf

Golf Course Closures

  • Okatie Creek Golf Course will be closed through Friday, August 18 for aerification.
  • Hidden Cypress Golf Course will close at 11:30 a.m. Monday, August 21 for half-day maintenance.

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Putting, Croquest Courts Maintenance
The putting courses and croquet courts are closed for maintenance every Monday until further notice. The putting course near the croquet courts will remain closed every day until mid-September.


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Argent Lakes Summer Sale

Come out to Argent Lakes pro shop for the summer 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 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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August Golf Clinic Calendar

Perfect your putt or smooth out your swing with golf clinics at Sun City's courses. Click here for the August 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 Report
Barbara Wright had a hole in one August 6 at Argent Lakes Golf Course on hole 16 for 98 yards. She used a hybrid. This event was witnessed by Howard Wright.

Jackie Currier had a hole in one August 12 at Argent Lakes Golf Course on hole 8 for 87 yards. She used a gap wedge. This event was witnessed by Jan Wagner, Debbie Granger and CJ Oremus.


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Health and Wellness

Group Exercise Cancelation
The 8 a.m. core strength class on Friday, August 18 at Purrysburg Fitness Center is canceled. 

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Hidden Cypress Fitness Center Open House
1 p.m. Tuesday, August 22 at Hidden Cypress Fitness Center
The fitness center open houses in June helped so many people start a fitness routine that the sessions are returning in August. The open houses are designed to help beginners venture into the fitness experience. Health and Wellness staff will help you start a new exercise routine based on your needs. Come meet our team and learn how you can become more energetic, get a stronger body and lead a healthier life! Call (843) 645-4515 to register. There will be no open house at Purrysburg Fitness Center due to continuing renovations.


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Sign Up for Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp
8:30–9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 23-October 4 at the Lakehouse
Join personal trainer John Hock in this outdoor boot camp with conditioning exercises, fitness drills, fitness games and team spirit. Open to all who want to increase their level of fitness outside of a gym environment. No special abilities required; prior military service is not necessary. Boot camp graduates not only lose weight, get stronger and increase overall physical health, but they develop mentally and become more disciplined. Meet outside Lakehouse Fitness Center rain or shine! Cost for first-time campers is $99; cost for returning campers is $79. Please sign up at the Lakehouse. Space is limited. For more information, call the Lakehouse at (843) 645-4515.

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New Functional Isometric Training and Food Demonstration Program
1–2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, September 4-October 13
This is a new and exciting six-week program with Wellness Coordinator, personal trainer and chef Keegan Hudson that includes two workout sessions and one food demonstration each week. Isometric training is the safest and most efficient way to get results fast. Research shows isometric training helps reverse age-related muscle loss. Food demonstrations will focus on healthy, affordable alternatives to cooking everyday foods, meal prepping, kitchen hacks and will include samples. Cost is $99. Space is limited. Please call Keegan Hudson to sign up at (843) 705-4021. 


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Registration Open for Free Kinesis Orientation
1 p.m. Thursday, September 7 at the Lakehouse
Learn the five components that makes Technogym’s Kinesis One exercise equipment so special. Kinesis One is a standalone workout station with concealed weight stacks that provides resistance across three planes of movement. See how Kinesis One adds movement to a strength building program. Presented by John Hock, certified personal trainer. Free class. Space is limited. Sign up at the Lakehouse Fitness Center.


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IT Services

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Lifestyle Services 

Summer Theatre Continues with Last Lists of My Mad Mother

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 23- Saturday, August 26 at Pinckney Hall
2 p.m. Sunday, August 27 at Pinckney Hall
Presented by Lifestyle Services and the Sun City Community Theatre. An insightful, accurate, humorous and tender look at Alzheimer’s disease and the effect it has on a parent-child relationship. Tickets are $14.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services. Doors and cash bar open at 6:30 p.m. for socializing and drinks. Click here to read more about the show in the August issue of SunSations

 

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Make it & Take it - Creative Cards

1:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 22 at Hidden Cypress
Jeanette Drakataos shows participants how to make exceptional greeting cards. Tickets are $14.
Click here to buy tickets online or purchase them at Lifestyle Services.

 

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Clubs and Groups

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