Phil and Lauren Shosre

Plantation Lakes’ extremely popular water aerobics classes have returned, and are held every Monday – Friday at 8:45 a.m. These free, weather-permitting fun classes are for Plantation Lakes residents only. Resident hosts must accompany their guests.

Registration is unnecessary. Bring noodles and water weights. Diane’s contact information is on the website, under “latest messages.”

Check that all doors of vehicles parked in your driveway and garage doors are locked. There has been recent vehicle theft, vehicle content burglary and home burglary in Plantation Lakes.

During the May 15 Civic Association meeting, Rich Galante and Rich Carlson stated many important reasons for a Plantation Lakes traffic light.

The social committee held a special open house Tuesday night, May 21. Members brought neighbor friends with them to this meeting to see if they would be interested in joining the social committee. It was great having new neighbors attend and present ideas.

Det Whedon is assisting Diane Colarik with updating Plantation Lakes signs.

After the meeting cakes were served.

It was a 95-degree sunny day for Plantation Lakes’ annual pool party on Saturday afternoon, May 25. Debbie Bonner did a wonderful job of chairing this social committee-hosted event. Plantation Lakes resident and Gino’s Real New York Pizza at Carolina Forest owner Brian Wunderlich catered delicious pizzas and subs. Debbie provided hot dogs, sauerkraut, chicken roll-ups, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and sheet cakes for dessert. She also purchased some extra fans for the large picnic room.

Other social committee ladies brought fresh fruit and bite size desserts for everyone to enjoy. DJ Buff entertained everyone with great music.

Thank you very much to the many social committee ladies and their husbands who helped plan, set up, serve, wash dishes and clean up after this huge event.

Saturday, June 1, Plantation Lakes’ annual bass fishing tournament is from 6:30 - 11 a.m. Late entry cost is $50 on June 1. Fish must be alive at weigh-in. Bring a non-perishable food or hygiene product donation for Help4Kids Backpack Buddies.

Contact Russ Scales at 843-254-4648.

Board of directors member Josh Chastain states the Ad hoc light pole committee needs two volunteers to research reducing community street light cost.

Contact Josh at 317-407-7422 if interested.

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

Monday, June 3, the landscape committee meets at 7 p.m.

June 6 and 20, the Architectural Review Board meets at 9 a.m.

Thursday, June 6, the board of directors meets at 6:30 p.m. Residents may ask questions between 6:30 - 7 p.m.

Friday night, June 7 at 6 p.m., the board of directors’ member Courtney Bergman is chairing Kick-off to Summer, a free family fun event.

EZ Cheesy, Benito’s, Six is a Ness and Mr. Softee are the food trucks. “How to Train Your Dragon 3” is the movie. Stevie Mac will provide music and Dream Weaver will provide face painting, a magician and balloons. If it rains, the event will continue inside the clubhouse.

The social committee thanks Steven Quickery, Custom Homes Consulting owner, for generously sponsoring this event.

Thursday, June 13, the Card-creating/scrapbooking Club chaired by Diane Colarik meets from 1-4 p.m.

Tuesday, June 18, the social committee meets at 7 p.m. Plantation Lakes ladies age 18 and older are encouraged to join and help plan exciting community events. Contact president Leslie at with questions.

Thursday, June 20, the ladies luncheon is at Wild Wing Plantation Clubhouse at 1000 Wild Wing Blvd. in Conway. Hostesses will be Donna Rosenberry and Virginia Godwin. The $20 cash cost includes entrée, coffee or tea, dessert, tax and gratuity and will be collected at the door. Entrée selections include pasta primavera with grilled chicken, shrimp or salmon; chicken salad plate; cheeseburger; dinner salad. The second and third selections include potato salad or fresh fruit.

RSVP to Donna at 843-582-3741 or Virginia at 502-939-8329 by Monday, June 17. Please wear your Plantation Lakes name tag if you own one.

Tuesday, June 25, the covenants committee meets at 7 p.m.

Thursday, June 27, the finance committee meets at 7 p.m.

Many red foxes have appeared at Plantation Lakes homes. Loud noise scares them away, states.

They prey on poultry, rabbits and rodents, not humans, dogs or cats.

Happy birthday wishes to Mike Moyer.

Happy anniversary wishes to Gigi and Brian Goodwin and Carol and Tom Gulya.

We send get well wishes to Mike Pistoia for a smooth recovery.

School ends June 6. Please drive with extra caution for children.

Thursday, June 6 from 6 - 11:30 p.m., Carolina Country Music Fest’s three-day event begins at 812 North Ocean Blvd. Gates open 1-11:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday with four performing stages. Tickets are available at

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