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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, …Read More

Debris Removal & General Pruning Guidelines

Dear Owners, Please see the General Pruning Guidelines below: General pruning of vegetation from your property is permitted under the ARB Guidelines.  Living and dead vegetation must remain in the side setback areas of the lot as well as the front and rear setbacks. Contractors must rent the chipper and chip everything they prune.  If you do the work yourself you may place a small pile (no larger than what …Read More

Lake Timicau Project Update

We are making great progress in the berm restoration work taking place at Lavender Point.  We are very pleased with the quality and timeliness of the work. In fact, our contractor has exceeded our expectations, and he is also helping us improve certain aspects that were not included in the original scope of work for no additional expense to the island. The sheet piling work has now been completed, it …Read More

Upcoming Events – Meet Maggie Mashman, Irish Theme Happy Hour, Easter Sunrise Service & More!

Dear Owners, Spring is in the air on the island and we’re ready for it! We have a lot of exciting upcoming events happening on Dewees this month and throughout the spring. We hope you will join us! March 7 – Roundtable will be hosted at the Mashman’s home at Lot 54 March 9 – Islanders are invited back to the Mashman house for a “Meet & Greet” Happy Hour …Read More

Interested in Becoming an Audubon Ambassador?

Dear Dewees Islanders, Please join the staff of Audubon South Carolina for a bird-banding demonstration followed by training and discussion on how to become effective ambassadors for birds.  We will discuss the issues affecting our birds, what Audubon is doing about it, and specific actions you can take to help us at the at the local, state and national level.  Click the link below to register by March 8. Please contact Angelina Ricci Eisenhauer at Aeisenhauer@audubon.org or 202-257-4733 with any questions.   …Read More

Dewees Island Book Club Schedule & Signups – Next Club Meeting is April 5

Dear Dewees readers, The Dewees Book Club is back up and running.  We will have meetings at the Huyler House the first Thursday of every month, beginning at 6:30pm.  It will be a BYOB and a nibble to share type of evening.  See calendar below.  Residents have signed up to lead some of the months.  We need to fill in the months that are open. The leader for each month …Read More

Save the Date – Annual Property Owners Weekend – March 23 & 24, 2018

We’d like to remind all of our owners that our Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Below is a list of events that will be taking place on the island throughout the week. Thursday, March 22 Art Auction to Benefit Wading Bird and Shorebird Habitat, presented by the Dewees Island Arts Council Friday, March 23 Island Tours Evening Welcome Reception Saturday, March 24 Annual DUC and …Read More

Art Auction to Benefit Wading Bird and Shorebird Habitat

Dewees Island Arts Council Call to Artists Silent Art Auction to benefit Wading Bird and Shorebird Habitat March 22-25, 2018 “Wood Stork” Oil on Raw Linen by Diane Kliros In cooperation with Audubon South Carolina, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Dewees Island Conservancy & South Carolina Department of Natural Resources All proceeds benefit habitat enhancement within Lake Timicau, a 200-acre managed wetland under a permanent conservation easement with SCDNR Dewees …Read More