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‘Tis the Season!

Shipyard is Giving Back! The Holiday Season is a great time to reflect on the past year – a time to acknowledge how far you have come personally and overcame. It is also a time to give thanks and appreciation to those that helped you along the way or helped you evolve. Everyone is growing as a person and should be proud of who they are and what they have endured. There are some people and families that have overcame many tough obstacles and during these times, they have lost a lot. While reflecting on how fortunate we are, it …

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Rediscovering Shipyard (from 2017)

While cleaning through old files, we were able to find an article written by Dave Humphrey on 3/24/2017. It is always a joy finding things from the past. It causes us to reflect on where we came from and to appreciate where we are now. The article below was published in The Anchor and to find more past editions click here. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ SHIPYARD -A UNIQUE COMMUNITY By Dave Humphrey Ask a Shipyard resident why they chose to live in Shipyard and you would get answers that are strikingly similar. Many cite the temperate climate. Some say it’s the beach. Others …

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Holiday Festivities

Has anyone noticed Christmas music filling the radio stations and Holiday decorations around every corner? There are tons of festive events on Hilton Head to take advantage of and here are a few Local Favorites Holiday Nights and Lights: This drive-thru holiday light show is set for 12/4 – 12/6 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Located at Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park, come view the lights from the comfort of your own vehicle. The cost is free, and donations will be accepted. Find more information at https://exploremitchelville.org/visit/ Santa & Sirens: Santa will once again be visiting the Island Neighborhoods with …

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Thanksgiving Center Hours

Happy Thanksgiving from the Shipyard family to yours! With this holiday season quickly approaching our Welcome Center hours will change. Please be aware for requesting passes for family and friends. If we do not see you, have a lovely Thanksgiving! Wednesday, 11/24: 8am-12pm Thursday, 11/25: CLOSED Friday, 11/26: CLOSED Saturday, 11/27: 8am-12pm Sunday, 11/28: 8am-12pm

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Top Island in the U.S. : Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Based on 800,000 readers, Condé Nast Traveler has chosen Hilton Head Island as the No. 1 Island in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive year. Read more about what makes the Lowcountry the place to be here! In addition to this great honor, the Savannah/ Hilton Head International Airport was named the top airport in the U.S. for the second year in a row. Thank you to everyone involved!

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Employee Spotlight

Andrea Martenson Andrea is one of the newest members on our team. She serves as our first Membership Coordinator, a new position replacing the Communications Coordinator. In this role, her primary responsibilities are welcoming new owners to the community, and helping them get acclimated with everyday life in Shipyard. She also coordinates communication efforts through Eblasts, the website, and print material for all members. And what a great personality she has for it! So if you see her around, please take a moment to say hello. Andrea is originally from New Jersey, and moved to the Lowcountry in 2012. She …

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Hilton Head Best US Islands in 2021

America has weighed in again: Hilton Head Island is one of the top islands in the world, according to a poll of Condé Nast Traveler readers. Hilton Head was ranked as the best island in the United States during the travel magazine’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards. The results were released Tuesday. This is the fifth consecutive year that Hilton Head has topped the list of best U.S. islands in Condé Nast’s poll. Read more at: https://www.islandpacket.com/news/local/article254771057.html#storylink=cpy

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From the Desk of the GM

As we move into the fall months and hurricane season, I wanted to make you all aware thatMeredith Elmore has been promoted to Assistant General Manager. She has completed 24 years ofservice to Shipyard, earned her Doctorate in Management/Organizational Theory, and achieved aCAI property manager designation. Over these 24 years, she has taken on every task we have sent herway from Beach Club operations to communications efforts, human resources, and oversight of officeoperations. Her service has been invaluable, and I know you will congratulate her as we have for herexcellent work. We are all working diligently on the budget for …

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