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Long Creek Plantation, Simpsonville, SC
July 2013
Long Creek Plantation
www.lcpsc.com
LCP Contact Info
Summer Lawnmower
Oil Change and Tune Up
Property Manager:
NorCon Property Management
Phone: 284.6515
Fax: 284.6563
[email protected]
LCP Resident Michael Shaw
provides this service!
Walk behind mowers $35
riding mowers $40
Board of Directors:
President: Mark Collett
757-9864
[email protected]
Everyday Painting Class for Adults
Theme: Dragonfly
July 14th
2pm
Cost $20
LCP Clubhouse
RSVP to Amie at 389.6006
906.7219
Vice President: Kathleen Stevens
[email protected]
307-689-1323
Treasurer: John DAoust
640 - 7142
Need a Mailbox
Makeover?
[email protected]
Secretary: Lorri Downing
228 - 7011
[email protected]
Contact Dennis
at 630.9005!
Member at Large: Al Seller
325 - 5673
Architectural Committee
Chairperson : Jon Moldovan
[email protected]
Connect with your neighbors on Facebook
Social Committee Chairperson:
Amie Dotson
804-389-6006
[email protected]
Long Creek Plantation Social Group
Note from the Pool Committee:
DHEC regulations are very strict this year
regarding taking glass into the pool area.
If glass is broken, they will close the pool
down for a week and drain the pool/
vacuum/refill it. It will cost approximately
$950.00 and the resident that brings the
glass in will be responsible for the cost.
This happened at one of our neighboring
pools last month. There are signs posted at
the pool as a reminder.
Thank you for your cooperation!
Communications Committee
Chairperson: John D'Aoust
(same information as
above)
Reminder: Golf Cart Regulations
Pool Committee Chair :
Sean Barber
[email protected]
Nature Trail Committee Chair
Mark Collett
[email protected]
:
With nice weather here and the pool season started, many are driving golf carts in our community.
Please read the statue regarding this. It is posted in our documents section of the website.
Here is the short version:
A person operating a permitted golf cart must be at least sixteen years of age and hold a valid driver's
license. The operator of a permitted golf cart being operated on a highway or street
must have in his possession:
(1) the registration certificate issued by the department;
(2) proof of liability insurance for the golf cart; and
(3) his driver's license.
Long Creek Plantation
Resident!
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Long Creek Plantation Edition July 2013
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Playcation at Fluor Field! The Greenville Zoo, The Children's Museum of the Upstate, and the Greenville Rec
Waterparks and Pavilion, are pleased to announce the addition of a second "Playcation" for Wednesday, July 17th.
At this time, you may begin placing your orders for this package, which will include 4 tickets to the Drive's July
17th game versus the Asheville Tourists, as well as 4 passes to the Greenville Zoo, The Children's Museum of the
Upstate, and Greenville Rec Waterparks and Pavilion for just $35! That's a savings of over $100, featuring some
of the best venues and attractions in the Upstate!Please call the Fluor Field Box Office at (864) 240-4528, to place
your order for our next "Playcation" at Fluor Field!
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July 4, Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue Festival, 5-10:30pm, A barrage of colors illuminates the sky every 4th
of July in downtown Greenville for the annual Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue, presented by AT&T. As one of
the largest fireworks displays in South Carolina, the celebration features live music, food and a variety of family
activities.
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July 10-21, Jersey Boys, Peace Center, JERSEY BOYS is the true story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.
This is the story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest
American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175
million records worldwide- all before they were 30. www.peacecenter.org
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July 11-August 4, Upstate Shakespeare Festival, The Comedy of Errors, Thursdays-Sundays at 7pm, Falls Park,
Downtown Greenville. www.warehousetheatre.com
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July 12, The Black Keys, Charter Amphitheater, Simpsonville, Grammy Award winning mega-group, The Black
Keys, are coming to the Charter Amphitheatre. This is sure to be one of the best shows to ever grace the amphitheatre stage. Don't miss out!
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Thursdays: Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive, 5:30-8:30pm, Main St at Hyatt Regency NOMA Square,
Downtown comes alive every Thursday evening with an outdoor street party featuring live musical entertainment
with varied sounds including rock, blues, funk and cover bands. Main Street serves as the perfect backdrop to this
free event series where people can unwind by meeting up with friends, making new acquaintances and networking.
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Fridays: Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays, 5:30-8:30pm, Wind up the work week listening to the best in
music entertainment performed by local, regional and national talent. This 28-week free music series with a variety of music styles runs every Friday and provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy downtown Greenville on our
award-winning Main Street. A children’s activity area add to the family fun.
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The first Friday of each month 25 art galleries and venues will be offering local, regional and national talents. A
wide range of media will be represented: oils, watercolors, acrylics, pottery, jewelry, glassworks, woodworks,
photography, and mixed media. Step out and support our thriving arts community. For details see
www.greenvillearts.com.
Published and Distributed By:
Grace Publications
16 Berryblue Court
Simpsonville, SC 29680
Contact:
Kristen Betit
270.7794
Email:
[email protected]
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Realtor’s Corner
Bringing the Generations Together
Although your home may have been housing a traditional family of a mom, dad and
two kids, savvy real estate agents will tell you that in order to attract more buyers, staging your
house as one fit for multi-generations is the way to go.
More parents and grandparents are finding a need to move in with family, as many can
no longer afford the increasing rates of the adult communities where they once lived. Furthermore, the economic climate is forcing many kids to return home once their schooling is done.
A recent multi-generational study conducted by the Pew Research Center, Washington,
D.C., revealed that multigenerational living has been on the rise over the past decade, fueled by
demographic and cultural shifts.
“One of the things that struck me about this change is that it’s coming from all directions,” said Paul Taylor, author of the report. “More young adults are moving back home, more
elderly are moving in with their middle-age children and more middle-aged children are moving
back with their elderly parents.”
Data from the study shows that in the 10-year span between 2000 and 2009, the number
of households practicing multi-generational living increased to 33 percent, with more than 49
million Americans currently living in homes with three or more generations.
Real estate professionals are tending to highlight features such as finished walkout
basements and bonus bedrooms today more than ever. That’s why when your agent tells you that
switching out your office or transposing the basement play area to one that resembles more of a
bedroom is the way to go, you should be listening.
When selling your home, you need to look at the process from the perspective of all
buyers, not just yours. Consider how a multigenerational family might use the various spaces
available, and give prospective homebuyers options to easily transform from single-family to
multigenerational living. Therefore, any home that contains bonus space is a viable candidate
for a multigenerational buyer who’s planning to bring an ill or out-of-work family member back
into the fold.
Experts agree that intergenerational living is easier when each family subunit has its
own space. “Everyone who is going to share the home should have a private area of their own,”
said Amy Goyer, a multigenerational expert at AARP. “It is best if there is more than one common area so that children and adults have spaces to relax in without everyone having to spend all
their free time in the same room together.”
According to Cam Marston, author and founder of the research firm Generational Insight, there are a number of benefits for different generations of a family living together. “It’s
less expensive, obviously, but more importantly, they can learn from one another,” Marston
said. “Separating generations keeps them aloof from the trends and important things impacting
each generation. When they are all under one roof, they can grow up sooner and stay young
longer. It works on both ends of the generations.”
Another thing for home sellers to consider when it comes to attracting multigenerational buyers is the home’s accessibility for people who might be living with aging parents who use
wheel chairs or walkers. Creating a complete, accessible living space on one level with safety
features can make a home attractive to people of all ages.
Your Local Realtor,
Susan McMillen
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Hair Salon: Upper Cuts
If you're looking for a quiet , more
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salon to serve you in a professional and
courteous manner meeting all of your beauty needs!
Upper Cuts is located in downtown Simpsonville just across the
street from the clock tower at 113 East Curtis Street.
864-963-2887
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Greer resident Gordon Mills has over 28 years of experience in residential and commercial carpet cleaning. He is fully insured and has
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He can also clean your sofa and love seat!
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Kid’s Korner
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1st Annual Park Hop Scavenger Hunt, This scavenger hunt is an exciting adventure designed to help Greenville
County residents discover parks in their community in a fun, cost effective way that encourages physical activity.
Through this summer long journey we hope to foster an awareness and appreciation for the wealth of parks and
recreation facilities that Greenville County has to offer and establish an annual tradition for all to enjoy.
www.parkhop.org
Playcation at Fluor Field! The Greenville Zoo, The Children's Museum of the Upstate, and the Greenville Rec
Waterparks and Pavilion, are pleased to announce the addition of a second "Playcation" for Wednesday, July 17th.
At this time, you may begin placing your orders for this package, which will include 4 tickets to the Drive's July
17th game versus the Asheville Tourists, as well as 4 passes to the Greenville Zoo, The Children's Museum of the
Upstate, and Greenville Rec Waterparks and Pavilion for just $35! That's a savings of over $100, featuring some
of the best venues and attractions in the Upstate!
Please call the Fluor Field Box Office at (864) 240-4528, to place your order for our next "Playcation" at Fluor
Field!
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July Movies, Summer Movie Express: $1 Movies at Regal Theaters, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10am for 9
weeks. The same 2 movies are shown at the same time and you pick the one you want to see. A portion of the
proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. 7/2-3: Monte Carlo, Rio...7/9-10: Coraline, Paranorman...7/16-17:
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Big Miracle, July 23-24: Yogi Bear, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, 7/30-31: Racing
Stripes, Happy Feet Two
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June 15, Imagination Playground opens at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate! Imagination Playground
is a breakthrough play space that encourages child-directed, unstructured free play by providing an array of original loose parts. These large, blue foam blocks come in a unique assortment of shapes that are designed to offer variety and complexity of play through advanced geometric concepts. Angled pieces with polygons and concave
shapes encourage children to consider gravity and asymmetry. They are challenged to think ahead as they build
and play using nuanced thinking, inventive constructions, and trial-and-error learning with parts that are challenging to fit together. Curved pieces allow for more sensory and bodily interaction with the loose parts. Children
work with ergonomic contours to make moving parts, irregular compositions that require consideration of balance,
and props and accessories that fuel their dramatic play. This variety of loose parts incorporates holes and connectors and contains cubes, bricks, logs, and cylinders; all of which enhance children’s self-expression and invite new
forms of experimentation. www.tcmupstate.org
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July 8-12, Creative Arts Camp, July 8 - 12, First Baptist Church, Simpsonville. Children who've completed 1st 6th grades will participate in singing, playing instruments, drama and visual arts classes while exploring worship,
salvation, discipleship, and missions/evangelism. Worship performance Friday evening. Registration is
$35.00. Contact the church office 967-8591. www.fbcsimpsonville.org...http://www.fbcsimpsonville.org
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July 13, Hot Dog Day at the Greenville Zoo, 9am-4pm, Join us for this annual summer event! Enjoy hot dogs,
chips, ice cream and Pepsi! All items are $.50 each! Zoo admission for the event is $7.75 for the adults and children ages 3-15 years old will receive a special discounted admission of $1.25. Admission is free for Greenville
Zoo members. www.greenvillezoo.com
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Wednesdays at Monkey Joe’s...1/2 price admission!
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Center, Adults $5,Fridays at 7pm and 8:15pm, Starry Nights: Learn how the telescope has helped us understand
our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the Universe. See how telescopes
work and how the largest observatories in the world use them to explore the mysteries of the universe. Explore the
Galilean Moons, Saturn's rings, and spiral structure of galaxies. You will marvel at the discoveries of astronomers
from Galileo to the present day. Roper Mountain Science Children and Seniors $4. www.ropermountain.org
Community Classifieds
This is the place to submit free classifieds to all our neighborhoods.
NEED A RIDE to the airport, appointment or errands? Call John (518)
505-4473 or (864) 757-1187
7 FT POOLTABLE verygood condition, 3pc slate. great for the smaller
room. 864-561-four six five six $700
Nearly new baby bassinet! Used a handful of times. Asking $80 Please
call 281.0995.
Saddler's Ridge teenage girl is interested in a summer babysitting/
mother's helper job in close proximity to Saddler's Ridge. Lindsey Jester
is Red Cross CPR certified. She is a very mature (almost) 14 year old
who loves small children and would be a huge helper to any mom. She is
also available for weekend babysitting. If you are interested please call
Lindsey at 787-3896 or Julie Jester at 386-6996.
STUDENT EDUCATIONAL DRUM KIT: This is the set used at
Mauldin Middle School. Includes Snare Drum, Stand, Bell Kit, Misc.
Sticks and Mallots not includedwith basic kit, but encouraged to have by
7th grade (these were a $78 value alone), Wheeled Telescoping
Bag. $200 Firm. Call 288-2613.
For Sale: Hobart M. Cable spinet piano in excellent condition. Asking
price $250. For more information call Jo Ann at 864-268-5000
Christina Harvey- Piano & Voice Lessons, All Ages, All Levels, 703-216
-0141, [email protected], Website: christinaharveymusicstudio.weebly.com
If your child or you need help with Math (grades 4-12, college), call Judy
Carawan at 864-962-2435., 30+ years of teaching math in Middle School,
High School, and College (statistic, algebra, trig, etc). Taught/tutored all
math courses. Hourly rate of $25.
Palmetto Waste Services Residential Garbage Pick-up $15 per month.
One month free with new service!!!!!!!
Call 616-6790 or visit us @ palmettowasteservices.com
Clarinet & Saxophone Lessons. Weatherstone resident. Professional
teacher and musician, 16 years experience. Trained at Royal Conservatoire in UK. I teach in your home at a time to suit you, from age 9 to 99.
Lessons are fun and I teach all styles of music & practical music theory.
Beginners to advanced.
Call Tom Wheat, 330-501-1516 or email [email protected]
Community Babysitting List
Emily Alfakir
325.5480 or 201.8243
Red Cross Certified
References Available
Long Creek Resident
Lindsey Foulkes
Neely Farm Resident
908.9977
16 years old
Red Cross Certified
967.0654
Savannah Hallasy
967.7376
Red Cross Certified
Long Creek Resident
Melody Cline
Lindsay Jester
963.1745 or cell 631.3106
Mother’s Helper
Red Cross Certified
12 years old
References Available
Red Cross CPR Certified
Breanna Anderson
Red Cross Certified
References Available
Tori Fleming
386.6996
963.5756
Red Cross Certified
Anne LoGrippo
CPR Trained
534.0068
Junior in college
Caitlyn Foster
Available until August
228-9360 or 787-5106
Long Creek Resident
Certified with St Francis
Hospital, CPR certified,
Danielle McCollum
Experienced, References
Available
Erica Foulkes
Neely Farm Resident
14 years old
Red Cross Certified
228.8833
18 years old
[email protected]

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