Phil and Lauren Shosre

Thursday, Sept. 19 was Plantation Lakes’ ladies luncheon at J. Peters Grill & Bar - International Drive. Delicious, generous portions were enjoyed by 38 ladies. Charming hostesses Les Koziara, Connie Lombardo and Patty Zelnick awarded several prizes.

Saturday, Sept. 21 was Plantation Lakes’ annual community yard sale. Social committee member Connie Lombardo super-efficiently chaired this event for 90 participating homes.

Many social committee ladies helped before, during and afterwards. A Goodwill truck accepted unsold donations in the pool parking lot from 2-3 p.m.

By Monday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m., board member candidate applications must be submitted to our HOA, Waccamaw Management. Three director seats are open.

Attention all Plantation Lakes’ veterans: Monday, Sept. 30, at 9 a.m., “Plantation Living” magazine photographer Lisa Young will take your group photo at the clubhouse.

The social committee will serve coffee and donuts. The November issue’s cover photo will honor you.

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

Oct. 3 and 17. the Architectural Review Board meets at 9 a.m.

Thursday, Oct. 3, the board of directors meets at 6:30 p.m. and accepts residents’ questions until 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 5 at 1 p.m. is Plantation Lakes’ annual tailgate party in the pool parking lot. Event chairs Patty and Al Grimm’s motorhome TV will provide football games.

RSVP to Patty at 843-685-9190 or Kathy at Kchildress350@gmail.com.

Bring chairs, small tables and wear your team colors.

The social committee will sponsor hot dogs, rolls and potato salad. Bring a dish to share and your own beverage.

Monday, Oct. 7, the landscape committee meets at 7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 10 from 1-4 p.m. is the Card-creating/scrapbooking Club chaired by Diane Colarik.

Tuesday, Oct. 15, the social committee meets at 7 p.m. All Plantation Lakes ladies are welcome. Contact president lesliewmorgan@ gmail.com.

Social committee member Debbie Bonner has done a great job chairing support and donations for local charity Fostering Hope, Inc. in Conway this year. The charity’s mission is to provide basic necessities to children in crisis situations.

Thursday, Oct. 17, the ladies luncheon will be at Villa Tuscanna at 97 U.S. 17 North in North Myrtle Beach. Vivacious hostess Debbie Bonner says the restaurant will especially open for lunch that day.

The $25 cost includes entree, non-alcoholic beverage, tax, gratuity and a mini-cannoli for dessert.

Saturday, Oct. 19, is Plantation Lakes’ annual children’s Halloween party at the clubhouse. Board member Courtney Bergman will chair this event with Kelly Gravino and Sara Weaver. Gino’s will provide pizza. Details will follow.

Thursday, Oct. 19, the ad hoc light pole committee’s monthly meeting is at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 22, the covenants committee meets at 7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 24, the lake committee meets at 7 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. is Plantation Lakes’ annual adult Halloween happy hour at the clubhouse. Social committee vice president Kathy Haight, Gerry Franklin and Janet Howard chair this event with a costume parade and judging. Stan Vitale will provide wonderful keyboard entertainment for everyone.

The website lists the finance committee meeting Thursday, Oct. 31, Halloween night. They usually meet at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. is Plantation Lakes’ amazing annual Holiday Boutique at the clubhouse at 8000 Juxa Drive.

The social committee will sell its extremely popular gift baskets at the silent auction again this year.

Over 47 vendors and crafters will sell unique handcrafted holiday gifts, decor and more.

Happy birthday wishes to Tony Owens and Karen Schoeck.

Get well wishes to Carol Gulya.

Happy anniversary Shelly and Sandy Hartman.

Wednesday night, Sept. 18, the Carolina Forest Civic Association meeting speaker was Lawrence Roscoe, department head of the Horry County Assessor’s Office.

He reminded everyone that all tax assessment appeals must be in their office by Oct. 3.

Five items evaluations that are based on are location, building age, size, quality and condition. The best facts to submit to support your appeal are addresses with actual recent sale prices of homes near yours.

No appeals will be acted upon until the end of appeal season. Their goal is to respond to all appeals by the first penalty date, which is Jan. 15, 2020.

Plantation Lakes’ light pole committee member David Noll spoke about its progress and the need for all 60 Carolina Forest HOAs to work together to reduce light pole fees paid to Santee Cooper.

Monday, Oct. 7 from 10-11:50 a.m., Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents the life story of WPDE chief meteorologist and Plantation Lakes resident Ed Piotrowski at its Litchfield Education Center.

This is at Coastal Carolina University’s 14427 Ocean Highway campus at Litchfield Landing in Pawley’s Island. This class is free for OLLI members.

Email us at friendpa@aol.com about important events in your lives.

Have a great week.

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