Phil and Lauren Shosre

Hope everyone enjoyed a happy Independence Day.

By July 10, RSVP to Susan at 646-244-7911 for the Thursday, July 18, ladies’ luncheon at Brother Shuckers Fish House, 4999 Carolina Forest Blvd., at noon.

Lunch will be 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. Ladies 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 and Caesar salad with shrimp or chicken.

Plantation Lakes name tag wearers are greatly appreciated.

On June 23, the covenants committee sent an email blast for two volunteers. If interested, contact chairman Jeff Rawls at

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

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

Thursday, July , 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 interested Plantation Lakes ladies, please attend.

The committee is donating to Fostering Hope Inc. in Conway throughout this year. Contact president Leslie at

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

They hope to reduce monthly pole rental of our 220 poles by $3,000.

Tuesday, July 23, the covenants committee and 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’s happy hour, Evening Under the Stars. Resident Stan Vitale will play favorite melodies poolside.

Gerry Franklin, Roxanna Friebel, Jan Howard and vice-president Kathy Haight chair this event.

Bring an appetizer to share and your own beverage. No glass allowed by the pool.

Enjoy Plantation Lakes’ water aerobics free classes all summer Monday – Friday at 8:45 a.m. Guests must be accompanied by resident hosts.

Registration is unnecessary. Bring noodles and water weights.

Saturday, Sept. 21, is Plantation Lakes’ annual community yard sale. Your unwanted items are another’s treasure. Declutter now.

Happy birthday wishes to Jan Howard, Tim McGinnis and Donna Rosenberry.

We send get well wishes to Wendy Malion.

We send condolences in memory of Plantation Lakes resident Florence Ullo, beloved friend of Barbara and Rich Galante.

Myrtle Beach Police Captain Eric DiLorenzo presented a very informative active shooter prep course on Thursday afternoon, June 27, to South Carolina Community Associations Institute attendees at Double Tree Hilton Resort in Myrtle Beach. We hope that some Carolina Forest venues will host him very soon.

Second speaker Scott Cave spoke about workplace homicides.

Tuesdays from 7-8 p.m., is Surfside Beach’s weekly Hula Show through Aug. 13 at Surfside Pier at 11 South Ocean Blvd. A family demonstrates island dances. Bring chairs and blankets.

Monday, July 9, Myrtle Beach Pelicans offer half-price admission with approved Backpack Buddies donation for the 7:05 p.m. game versus Down East Wood Ducks

Saturday, July 13, the group will be removing litter from local highways. They meet 8 a.m. at Carolina Forest Recreation Center.

Wednesday, July 17, from 9-7 p.m., is Carolina Forest Library’s next $5 bag of books sale.

Wednesday, July 17, at 6 p.m., is the monthly Carolina Forest Civic Association meeting at Carolina Forest Recreation Center.

Speaker Randy Webster, assistant administrator of Horry County Emergency Management, will discuss hurricane and storm preparation.

Saturday, July 20, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., is a second crochet 101 class for ages 11 and older. Call 843-915-5282 to sign up.

Horry County Libraries offer Summer Quest – A Universe of Stories reading program. Participants earning enough points receive a completion certificate.

Wednesday, July 24, the American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be outside Carolina Forest Library and Recreation Center from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. for a blood drive. Sign up at

Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m., The Market Common provides complimentary carriage rides with pick-up and drop-off at Dolce Lusso Salon at 3050 Howard Ave. this summer, weather permitting.

Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. this summer is Music on Main at the horseshoe in North Myrtle Beach, weather permitting.

Saturday, Aug. 17, the Joe DeFeo Memorial Charity Golf Tournament by Carolina Forest Civic Association will be hosted by Legends Golf Resort Heathland Course at 1500 Legends Drive in Myrtle Beach.

Buffet lunch is at noon and shotgun start at 2 p.m. Cost is $65 per person or $260 for captain’s choice four-person teams. Contact Mail check to CFCA, PO Box 50133 Myrtle Beach SC 29579.

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


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