Phil and Lauren Shosre

After Friday night’s windswept thunderstorm and power loss, Saturday morning’s June 1 weather was delightfully cool and sunny for Plantation Lakes’ Annual Bass Fishing Tournament. Women, men and children fished from boats or along the lake edge until 11 a.m. All 47 participants brought non-perishable food or hygiene product donations for Help4Kids Backpack Buddies.

Russ and Priscilla Scales did a great job chairing this lake committee-hosted event.

Nicholas Dagostino won first prize with his 2-pound, 14-ounce bass. Cory Conklin won second prize with his 2-pound, 5-ounce bass. Colby Ard and Justin Lane tied for third prize with 2- pound 2-ounce catches. Kameron Payseur won fourth prize for his 1-pound, 15-ounce bass. Scott Churchwell, Robbie Leopard and Jason Weaver tied for fifth prize with 1-pound, 12-ounce catches. Wayne Culp won the final prize.

Everyone thanks Diane Colarik for transporting delicious trays of chicken, beef and rice from resident Chad McWhorter’s Logan’s Roadhouse for the post-fishing lunch inside the clubhouse. Resident Andrew Handley’s Pub and Grub provided savory chicken wings and pasta salad trays. Russ Scales’ mother Joanna helped serve. Participant Justin Lane and wife Katherine provided sheet cake. Lake committee representative Bob Sweet spoke eloquently.

Plantation Lakes thanks these sponsors: Action Fence Company, Aaron Sellers, Badcock Furniture, Cutting Edge Creations, Ducatis Pizzeria & Trattoria, Gino’s Real New York Pizza, Handley’s Pub & Grub, Logan’s Roadhouse, Match Property Managers, River Oaks Golf Course, Solitude Lake Management, Swift Creek Builders and Sysco Foods.

Friday night, June 7 at 6 p.m., board of directors’ member Courtney Bergman is chairing Kick Off to Summer.

This free, family fun event features EZ Cheesy, Benito’s, Six in a Ness and Mr. Softee food trucks with the “How to Train Your Dragon 3” movie.

Stevie Mac will provide music. Dream Weaver will provide face painting, a magician and balloons.

If it rains, the event will continue inside the clubhouse.

The social committee thanks Plantation Lakes resident and Custom Homes Consulting owner Steven Quickery for generously sponsoring this event.

Plantation Lakes’ water aerobics classes are held Monday – Friday at 8:45 a.m. all summer. These free, weather-permitting fun classes are for Plantation Lakes residents only. Guests must be accompanied by their resident host. Registration is unnecessary.

Bring noodles and water weights.

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

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

By Monday June 17, RSVP to spirited hostesses Donna Rosenberry at 843-582-3741 or Virginia Godwin at 502-939-8329 with your entrée selection for the ladies luncheon set for Thursday, June 20.

It is at the Wild Wing Plantation clubhouse at 1000 Wild Wing Blvd. in Conway. Entree selections are: 1) pasta primavera with grilled chicken, shrimp or salmon; 2) chicken salad plate; 3) cheeseburger; 4) dinner salad. Selections 2 and 3 include potato salad or fresh fruit.

The $20 cash cost includes entrée, coffee or tea, dessert, tax and gratuity and will be collected at the door.

Please wear your Plantation Lakes name tag if you own one.

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 lesliewmorgan@gmail.com with questions.

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

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

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

Monday, July 1, the landscape committee meets at 7 p.m.

Save the date and begin decluttering for Plantation Lakes’ annual community yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Happy birthday wishes to Ray Dion.

We send get well wishes to Sal Gentile and Mary Lippman for a smooth recovery.

Food sources like pet food, bird feeders, garbage cans, dog feces, watermelons and berries attract coyotes, per www.dnr.sc.gov/wildlife . They are active at night and early morning in hot weather. They howl, warble and laugh.

Loud noises including yelling or blowing whistles and bright outdoor lights scare them.Carry lanterns or flashlights at night.

Eye contact shows authority. Do not run away. Accompany pets outdoors. Retractable leashes are not strong enough.

Friday – Sunday, June 7-9, the Carolina Country Music Fest is at 812 North Ocean Blvd. Gates open 1-11:30 p.m. with four performing stages.

Saturday, June 8, the www.BeautifyCarolinaForest.org group meets at 8 a.m. at Carolina Forest Recreation Center to collect local highway litter.

Coastal Carolina University’s Office of Academic and Community Outreach is sponsoring 2019 Coastal Carolina Kids Camp from June 17-Aug. 9 for children ages 6-10.

Contact www.coastal.edu /outreach to pre-register your children.

Morning and afternoon programs in dance, science, art and theater are offered.

Email us at friendpa@ aol.com about important events in your lives. Have a great week.

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