Phil and Lauren Shosre

We wish everyone a happy and safe July 4th holiday. Congratulations to all families celebrating school and college graduations.

Thursday, June 20, was the ladies luncheon in Wild Wing Plantation’s clubhouse banquet room. Hostesses Donna Rosenberry and Virginia Godwin wrapped two gift prizes for each of the six tables and decorated in patriotic colors.

The 41 ladies enjoyed delicious lunches and desserts.

Plantation Lakes clubhouse is the venue for all committee and club meetings.

Monday, July 1, the landscape committee meets at 7 p.m.

July 11 and 18, the Architectural Review Board meets at 9 a.m.

Tuesday, July 9, the board of directors meets at 6:30 p.m. accepting questions until 7 p.m.

Thursday, July 11, from 1-4 p.m. is Card-creating/scrapbooking Club chaired by Diane Colarik.

Tuesday, July 16, the social committee meets at 7 p.m. All Plantation Lakes ladies are welcome. They are donating to Fostering Hope, Inc. in Conway throughout this year. President Leslie at can answer questions.

Thursday, July 18 at noon is the ladies luncheon at Brother Shuckers Fish House, 4999 Carolina Forest Blvd., hosted by Susan Masi, Sheryl Wirtz and Lauren Shore.

The $18 cost includes entrée, tax, gratuity and a non-alcoholic beverage.

Select your entrée at the restaurant from their special menu.

You will receive individual checks payable by cash or charge cards.

Options include angus burger, crab cake sandwich, grilled shrimp platter, grilled chicken wrap, Philly steak wrap, Caesar salad with shrimp or chicken.

RSVP to Lauren at by July 10. Remember to wear your Plantation Lakes name tag.

Thursday, July 18 at 7 p.m., the light pole committee chairman Bob Sweet will address all Carolina Forest HOA residents and Plantation Lakes residents about multiple attorneys’ advice to reduce Santee Cooper’s exorbitant monthly light pole rental costs.

They hope to reduce the monthly rental of our 220 light poles by $3,000. All residents are encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, July 23, the covenants committee and the lake committee meet at 7 p.m.

Thursday, July 25, the finance committee meets at 7 p.m.

Friday, July 26 from 7-9 p.m. is the social committee-sponsored happy hour Evening Under the Stars. Resident Stan Vitale will provide magnificent music poolside. Roxanna Friebel, Jan Howard and vice-president Kathy Haight chair this event.

Plantation Lakes water aerobics free, fun classes continue all summer Monday–Friday at 8:45 a.m. for Plantation Lakes residents only. Guests must be accompanied by resident hosts. Registration is unnecessary. Bring noodles and water weights.

Save the date and begin decluttering for Plantation Lakes’ annual community yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Happy birthday wishes to Anne Demirkan.

Happy anniversary wishes to Gina and Stan Vitale. Enjoy many more together.

Wednesday night, June 19 was the monthly Carolina Forest Civic Association meeting. Plantation Lakes resident Bob Sweet invited all Carolina Forest HOA board members and residents to attend Plantation Lakes July 18 Santee Cooper light pole meeting.

Horry County Council Chairman Johnny Gardner and members Danny Hardee, Dennis DiSabato and Bill Howard were guest speakers. They plan to consult attorneys about implementing impact fees for road improvement approval in 2019. Georgetown County is successfully doing this.

Gardner says that Columbia dislikes that Horry County is almost self-supporting.

Dennis DiSabato answered questions regarding the June 11 public safety meeting about progress revising the current gun ordinance by setting up zones making gun discharge illegal in that area. Current land clearing adjacent to Amazing Grace Church is for the 5,200-square-foot senior center. This area has the second largest housing growth in our nation.

June 29-30 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. is Art in the Park at Chapin Park at 1400 N. Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach hosted by Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild.

Artists will sell original paintings, sculptures, photography, jewelry, pottery and woodworking.

Saturday, June 29 from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. is Conway Riverfest. The 11:30 a.m. patriotic golf cart parade is from Second Avenue to Marina Drive. Elm Street festivities are free. Riverfront entertainment and fireworks cost $5 for anyone over age 12.

Thursday, July 4 at noon, Murrells Inlet Boat Parade begins at Garden City Point ending at Morse Park Landing after passing the marsh walk.

Thursday, July 4 from 1-2 p.m., McEntire Joint National Guard Base’s 169th Fighter Wing will perform a Salute from the Shore synchronized flyover with F16s from Cherry Grove Pier to Bluffton.

July 4 fireworks will happen at 10 p.m. at Broadway at the Beach and Barefoot Landing.

In Murrells Inlet, fireworks will be at 10 p.m. at the end of Veterans Pier.

Off Cherry Grove Pier it will be at 9:30 p.m.

Broadway has fireworks every Tuesday and Friday night, and Barefoot every Monday night.

Email us at friendpa@ about important events in your lives. Have a great week.


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