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POA Weekend is Next Week! Final Days to Register & to Vote!

Dear Owners,

The excitement on the island continues to grow as the Annual Property Owners Weekend approaches next week! For those of you have registered for the weekend’s festivities – thank you! If you plan to attend and have not signed up, we ask that you register by Saturday, March 17.

Please also remember to VOTE! The 2018 Dewees Island POA Directors Election polls will close on at 11:59p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018. You should have received the information to cast your vote electronically last Thursday. We strongly encourage your participation with voting because it establishes the quorum for the Annual Meeting. If you need any assistance with voting, please feel free to contact me or David and we will be happy to help you.  

Candidates for Election
There are three candidates for three open Directors positions. The candidates are Jim Doyle, Barbara McIntyre and Pat Wilson. The recommendations of the Nominating Committee and biographies for the candidates can be found here.

Schedule of Weekend Events:

Thursday, March 22 – Sunday, March 25

Dewees Island Arts Council presents Art Auction to Benefit Wading Bird and Shorebird Habitat
Opens Thursday, March 22,  Noon – 6:00pm 
Huyler House Gallery
Closes at Noon on Sunday, March 25

Friday, March 23 – Island Tours & Opening Reception

The March POA Board Meeting will be held on Friday at 8:30 a.m. at the Landings Building . The meeting is open to all who would like to attend.

There will be two fun tours on Friday afternoon. At 12:30 p.m., there will be an opportunity to tour “Behind the Scenes of Public Works and Public Safety” to view the utility plant and fire department. Afterwards, at 2:00 p.m., members can ride on their golf carts to Lavender Point and see the installation progress of the two new water control structures at Lake Timicau.  This tour will be led by Lori Sheridan Wilson. We ask that you register for both events in advance.

Later in the evening, members will gather at the Huyler House for the Opening Reception at 6:30 p.m. The reception will include heavy hors d’oeuvres prepared by Cru Catering.  Owners will also have the opportunity to bid on the art display for the auction to benefit Lake Timicau!  Members are asked to RSVP for the welcome reception by March 17.

Saturday, March 24 – DUC & POA Annual Meetings

The Annual DUC Meeting begins at 8:30a.m. at the Huyler House. The Annual POA Meeting will follow at 9:30a.m. and will include a business meeting, interesting talking points, such as the Lake Timicau Restoration project at Lavender Point, and the next steps for the roads plan, which will be led by Joshua Robinson, PE. 

Following the Annual Meeting will be our Traditional Lowcountry Feast.

After a refreshing lunch, the community is invited to attend an Internet Access Information Session, which will be led by Reggie Fairchild at the Huyler House.

The evening will conclude with a Pizza Happy Hour sponsored by Charleston Coast Vacations. RSVP for you and your family here.

Sunday, March 25 – Rise and Shine with Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas 

Join David and Catherine beginning at 10:30 a.m. for a fun morning social gathering at the Huyler House before closing out the weekend! The Community can enjoy sips and small bites as bidders place their final offers before the close of the Art Auction at noon. Register by March 17.

To view the full POA Weekend schedule and to register today for the events, click here

We look forward to seeing you throughout the weekend of March 22-25!



Catherine Kovacs
Dewees Island POA & DUC