Shipyard News

What to do about Coronavirus in Hilton Head, Bluffton, Beaufort- From The Island Packet

Although South Carolina has no confirmed coronavirus cases yet, it’s understandable to worry if you or a loved one are showing symptoms. COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, appears with flu-like symptoms, including fever, cough and difficulty breathing. It has infected nearly 130 people in the United States and 93,000 people worldwide. More than 3,100 people have died. As of Wednesday afternoon, 13 people were being monitored for coronavirus in South Carolina, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. There’s a lot of information out there and no reason to panic in Beaufort County, …

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Information That You May Want to Know About the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

As concern for the spread of COVID-19 grows for many people, we wanted to make sure you were aware of some basic information about this virus. The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. It’s important to note that person-to-person spread can happen on a continuum. Some diseases are highly contagious (like measles), while other diseases are less so. At this time, it’s unclear how easily or sustainably the virus that causes COVID-19 is spreading between people. While there has been a lot of information shared about this, not all of the …

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News from the Welcome Center

The management team at Shipyard Property Owners’ Association is preparing for the Annual Meeting of the Association which will be held at the Sonesta Resort at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, March 10th.  Please remember to return your proxy so we can be assured of a quorum.  Also, use caution around the property as we do need paving work before the heavy traffic season arrives.  Hilton Head Health has started construction of their new dorm so be careful as you round the bend towards Hamilton during this construction. See you on the 10th.

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Crockpot Cook-off Winners!

Thanks to everyone who came out for our Crockpot Cook-off Nibble & Nip. We had a great turnout with a plethora of entries to taste! We want to give a special congratulations to our winners for all their hard work. Jerry Rodriguez took home Chef’s Choice, Jeff Kramer won 1st place popular vote, JT Terleski won 2nd place, and Jenny Bullington took home 3rd place. We are also thankful to the Sonesta who sent over Sous Chef Michael Garcia to be our judge. Stay tuned to the next issue of The Anchor to see the winning recipe!

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Beach Club Facelift

If you have been inside of the Beach Club lately, you may have noticed that we have been busy with upgrades, which will continue through early March.  The walls have been painted a lighter color, some of the interior furniture has been resurfaced and/or reupholstered, the deck chairs were replaced, shiplap was installed around the doors to the main room and in between the restrooms, and the bar area will be refurbished.  Also, you might have noticed some new accent pieces (rugs, lighting, and such) throughout.  We hope you like the refreshed look and we look forward to seeing you …

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Mark Your Calendars! Shipyard’s Annual Meeting 2020

SHIPYARD PROPERTY OWNERS’ CALL TO ORDER OF THE 2020 ANNUAL MEETING AT THE SONESTA RESORT MARCH 10, 2020 AT 4:00 PM Order of Business Welcoming Remarks Roll Call Approval of Prior Minutes Financial Report Manager’s Report, Sally Warren, General Manager Guest Speaker, David Johnson, Jr., U.S. 278 Gateway Corridor Committee Chairman General Questions from the Floor (Limit two (2) minutes per person Adjournment

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Employee Spotlight February 2020

Wedding bells are ringing for Morgan Thompson, as she plans to wed her awesome fiancé Christopher here on Hilton Head this October.  You probably have seen her patrolling throughout the property many times, as she has been with us for over two years. When asked what she enjoys most about being part of our team, Morgan says she loves interacting with the owners and finding positive ways to approach challenges while on duty.  She also enjoys viewing the unique, indigenous wildlife while out and about on the property.  As a management team, we enjoy how Morgan has such an infectious …

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From the GM’s Desk

Ready, set, go… the spring is upon us. The lull between the holidays and the arrival of spring breakers is short, and we are diligently trying to get some off-season maintenance work completed. At the end of February and the beginning of March, we will be paving the 278 entrance and exit up to the merging of the dispatch lane as well as the circle in front of the Evian entrance. Both projects will have some logistical issues but JS Construction did our entrance work last year and will be completing this work. We also will be widening another section …

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Photography Contest Winners

Congrats to the annual Photography Contest winners! We had a fantastic turnout and had a blast looking at all of the entries. We were impressed by all of the great photos that were entered. Congratulations to Darlene DeSantis who won the Artist’s Choice Award. The 1st place Popular Vote went to Toni Reichenbach. The 2nd place vote went to Denise Carlson and  Honorable Mention to Fred Reichenbach. A very special thanks to Mary Alice Tartler for teaching complimentary photography classes, judging the photos and sharing her feedback at the contest.  Please keep a lookout for more photo classes in the …

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