Phil and Lauren Shosre

We wish everyone a happy Cinco de Mayo holiday weekend.

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

Friday, May 3, boat servicing will be done at Plantation Lakes boat docks for those who pre-registered by April 27. May 10 is the rain date.

May 16 and June 6, the Architectural Review Board meets at 9 a.m.

Friday May 3 is Plantation Lakes’ second Music Bingo and Trivia Night for those who pre-paid and pre-registered to reserve their spot.

RSVP by May 4 for the Thursday, May 9 ladies luncheon at noon at Damon’s Grill, 2985 S. Ocean Blvd. in Myrtle Beach. 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 hosted by Kathy Haight, Janet Galvin, Margaret Sobel and Darla Hamlin at Abuelo’s restaurant at Coastal Grand Mall.

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 ladies luncheons.

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

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 by various Plantation Lakes homeowners is chaired by resident Priscilla Scales.

It is separate from the social committee’s annual yard sale held every September.

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

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

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

Happy birthday wishes to Leslie Morgan and Staci Zawierucha

We send get well wishes for a smooth recovery to Bella Forman, Janet Howard and Leslie Morgan.

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

Saturday, May 4 is the 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. Joyce Farrell, Kathy Haight and Staci Zawierucha will participate.

You can remember or honor loved ones and friends by buying a luminary.

A white bag costs $10, and a gold bag with cutaway stars costs $20. Caregiver bags cost $15.

Sunday, May 5 is North Myrtle Beach’s eighth Divas Half Marathon & 5 K. Pre-registration is required. Both races start at 7 a.m. on Ocean Boulevard between 1st and 2nd Avenue. The half marathon ends at 10 a.m.

Divas Running Series company partners with Breast Cancer Charities of America.

May 10-19 is Myrtle Beach’s 80th Bike Week Spring Harley-Davidson Rally.

Saturday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m., North Myrtle Beach Community Band will perform its fifth Pops in the Park Concert in Sandhills Bank Amphitheater at North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. Admission is free.

May 24-27 is the Atlantic Beach Bike Week.

Saturday, May 11, the group meets at 8 a.m. at Carolina Forest Recreation Center to collect local highway litter.

May 21 from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. is Carolina Forest Library’s next book sale. A bag of books costs just $5.

Thursday, June 6 is the last day of school for Horry County students.

United States Census Bureau ranked Myrtle Beach as the second fastest growing metropolitan area in our nation for the third year in a row.

More than 17,000 people moved here in 2017 and 2018. More than 104,000 people moved to the Grand Strand during the past eight years.

Table #8 on ranking Top 10 Metropolitan Areas in Percentage Growth 2017-2018 estimates Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach and Conway population at 480,991 on July 1, 2018. This is 3.8 percent annual growth.

Email us at about important events in your lives.

Have a great week.


(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.