Phil and Lauren Shosre

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.

Many thanks to Don Bowne for his special role and to Plantation Lakes residents whose businesses were platinum sponsors. Those were Andrew Handley’s Handley’s Pub and Grub, Dr. Jason Kiggins’ Carolina Forest Family Dentistry, Rob Mason’s Plantation Realty Group, Michelle and Tim McGinnis’ Famous Toastery and Steven Quickery’s Custom Homes Consulting.

Saturday, April 27 is the deadline to sign up for discounted boat servicing at Plantation Lakes boat docks near the pool Friday May 3.

Visit for necessary information to email Jerry Thompson. This includes cost and the certified mechanic’s phone number for service needs beyond oil and filter change.

May 10 is the rain date.

Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Plantation Lakes resident Steve Elias Sr.’s Naturals baseball team plays admission free at Pelican Park.

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

May 2 and 16, the Architectural Review Board meets at 9 a.m.

Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m., the board of directors meets. Residents are encouraged to ask questions from 6:30-7 p.m.

Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m., Plantation Lakes’ second Music Bingo and Trivia Night begins. DJ Icebox will officiate and award prizes. A $5 fee covers DJ and prize costs.

Pay your fee when RSVPing to Leslie Morgan at 301-717-6790 to reserve a spot. You may bring snacks for your table with your own beverage.

RSVP by May 4 for the Thursday, May 9 noon ladies luncheon at Damon’s Grill at 2985 S. Ocean Blvd. in Myrtle Beach. Lovely hostesses are Joan Bottom, Judy Cobb and Janet Howard. Contact Joan at 843-796-1950 or or Judy at 843-236-3989.

Everyone will order from the regular menu with separate checks.

Monday, May 6, the landscape committee meets at 7 p.m.

Friday, May 10 at 5 p.m. is Plantation Lakes’ Cinco de Mayo happy hour at Abuelo’s restaurant at Coastal Grand Mall. Festive hostesses are Kathy Haight, Janet Galvin, Margaret Sobel and Darla Hamlin

Thursday, May 16, the Card-creating/scrapbooking Club meets from 1-4 p.m. chaired by Diane Colarik.

Different from calendar’s notification, they meet on a separate week from the ladies luncheons.

By Saturday, May 18, submit your Plantation Lakes annual Bass Fishing Tournament entry forms and fee to Russ Scales’ address listed on their email blasted flyer.

The tournament is Saturday, June 1 from 6:30-11:30 a.m.

Download entry forms on Select resource documents, then document, then lake committee and tournament.

The $25 cash fee covers lunch and prizes. Contact Russ at 843-254-4648.

A non-perishable food or hygiene product donation for Help4Kids Backpack Buddies would be greatly appreciated.

Tuesday, May 21, the social committee meets at 7 p.m. Members, invite your Plantation Lakes lady friends age 18 and older to attend with you. We hope they join and help plan exciting community events.

Contact Leslie at with questions.

Saturday, May 18, the spring yard sale being held at some Plantation Lakes homes is chaired by resident Priscilla Scales.

This is separate from the social committee’s annual September yard sale.

Tuesday, May 28, the covenants committee meets at 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 30, the finance committee meets at 7 p.m.

Happy birthday wishes to Leslie Morgan and Staci Zawierucha.

We send get well wishes to Judy Cobb.

Very happy 50th anniversary to Linda and Steve Elias, Sr.

A high carbohydrate, high protein diet can cause a deformity called angel wing in ducks, swans and geese. This prevents these waterfowl birds from flying. Uneaten bread crumbs attract predators and promote harmful algal blooms. warns not to feed them bread, nuts, citrus, onions, chocolate, popcorn, carbonated beverages or alcohol.

Wednesday night, April 17 was the Carolina Forest Civic Association meeting. Horry County Council members Bill Howard and Dennis DiSabato spoke.

Both ends of Carolina Forest Boulevard will be started simultaneously when the two-year construction project begins.

Carolina Forest Recreation Center may not have to close from lack of funds.

Saturday, April 27, Brookgreen Gardens’ Earth Day Family Festival from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. offers music, crafts, guided tours and activities.

The Coastal Carolina University baseball team plays the University of Louisiana May 3 at 6 p.m., May 4 at 2 p.m. and May 5 at 1 p.m. at Springs Brooks Stadium on campus in Conway.

Saturday, May 4 is American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraiser walking event at Grand Park on Farrow Parkway in The Market Common.

This 11 a.m. -11 p.m. event celebrates survivors, supports caregivers and honors lives lost to cancer.

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


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