Don't forget! Friday Night at The Farm is Friday, May 17. Food trucks will be on site and the activity committee has games planned for the evening. Eat, stay around and socialize with your neighbors.
Walkers Woods held its annual homeowners meeting on Wednesday, May 8, at the amenity center. We had a small turnout, but a quorum was met.
Happy to report that I’m out of my cast and starting rehab on my left arm so I can now type with both hands again. Feels good to not have the constant soreness in my elbow anymore.
By the time this column comes out, I hope I will have gotten rid of this cast on my left arm and started rehab to get my strength back and my elbow working.
Once again, the activity committee came up with another “first” for The Farm. The committee held the first Kentucky Derby, Pig Roast, and Hat Contest on Saturday, May 4 with 125 residents coming out to enjoy the day.
On March 26, 2009, our Berkshire residents held the first Berkshire Babes card party fundraiser at the Golden Corral. That is the day we wore our official Babes shirts and officially became a group called Babes.
Last Saturday was The Farm's yard sale. I took my usual ride around the community around 9 a.m. The main road, Carolina Farms Boulevard, had plenty of traffic. The side streets, not so much.
Walkers Woods is once again getting ready for its annual homeowners meeting, which is on May 8 at 6 p.m. at the amenity center. By now, all homeowners should have received a packet with a notice of the meeting.
Saturday, April 20, the Plantation Lakes annual children’s Easter egg hunt entertained 116 children. Easter bunny photos, Kona Ice Truck snow cone treats and other snacks followed. Irene Gifford and Jessica Buttles chaired it.
Have been offline enjoying spring break with family. The wind and rains from the storms on Good Friday were quite amazing to watch from our rear patio. I was glad to see there was minimal damage, downed limbs and only a couple of trees. Water levels rose but quickly abated once the rains sto…
As I write this column, the new pool is filling with water. It still needs to be treated with chemicals, the deck chairs need to be brought out and the bathrooms need to be cleaned up before opening the pool.
What is a Neighborhood Watch? It is a crime-prevention program that enlists the active participation of residents in cooperation with law enforcement to reduce crime, solve problems, and improve the quality of life in your area.
Well, by the time you see this, we will be halfway through April, the pool will be open for the season, and the Easter egg hunt will be over.
On Saturday, April 13, the Easter bunny made an early appearance in The Farm. The activity committee, led by its new chairwoman Christina Stanley, held an Easter egg hunt for the children of The Farm.
This column is taking a while to write, as I had surgery on my left elbow last week, and I’m unable to use my left hand or arm much.
After a very rainy Friday, the weather cleared up just in time for The Farm’s Vendor Craft Show. A good turnout of residents was on hand to browse through the many homemade items by some of our talented residents of The Farm.
I’m writing this column at my mom’s apartment in assisted living in Massachusetts. She is 93 years old and has been living here for about a year after the passing of my dad.
March is behind us now, and hopefully the warm weather is going to start setting in so we can get started on the yard work that needs to be done.
The Farm’s annual meeting was held on March 27, with the main issue at hand the election of three board members for the upcoming two years, and one for one year.
The Carolina Forest Civic Association’s first Carolina Forest Business Expo on March 30 at the recreation center was a success. The expo featured over 40 businesses from the Carolina Forest area.
You could find some great recipes at The Farm’s first soup contest. Nine residents displayed their soup-making talents on Saturday, March 23.
With the weather warming, I have been busy with yard work and mulching my gardens. Everything is starting to show signs of life with lots of buds, and of course, the dreaded pollen.
The Waterford Plantation board of directors will hold a “Meet and Greet” Saturday, March 30 at 3 p.m. in the community room of the Carolina Forest Library, 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd.
The communications committee announces that Plantation Lakes’ property owners’ association, Waccamaw Management’s 24-hour emergency phone number for urgent problems with Plantation Lakes common areas or amenities is 843-272-8705.
The spring golf league got off to a good start. No rain on the first night was a change from previous starts. Hope I didn’t jinx them with mentioning rain.
The activity committee held its first ever poker night on Saturday, Feb. 23. The event was very professionally run. There were dealers at each table, and the antis were raised every 10 minutes.
The newly formed group, Berkshire Community Safety Watch, met on Feb. 20 and many items were discussed. Under the leadership of Pattie Kelly Petry, the group is getting things done. Thank you to all who are taking an active role in making our community safe.
It has been a busy week for me, as I volunteered at Pathways2Possibilities for a couple of days. It was a first-time career expo for over 6,000 eighth graders from Horry, Marion, Marlboro and Georgetown counties at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.