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THE LADY'S ISLAND BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL
ASSOCIATION WISHES ALL OF OUR MEMBERS A HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON. In the
past we have noted that with all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday
season, whether it is attending our normal monthly meeting or the annual
oyster roast – it adds to the number of “things to do” for our busy
membership. In an effort to reduce the stress of the season we scheduled
the annual oyster roast in November and will NOT have a monthly
member’s meeting in December. We thank you for your support throughout the
year, look forward to working with you next year and hope that our small
contribution has helped slow the pace of your holiday season, just a little
Oyster Roast Photos
LIBPA NOW HAS ITS OWN FACEBOOK PAGE!:
Over the years, as we have published the monthly Lady's Island Business and
Professional Association (LIBPA) newsletter, we have searched for ways to
facilitate feedback from our members regarding the articles in the newsletter.
In an effort to offer a possible solution to this objective a LIBPA Facebook
page has been established on which is included a selection of articles from
recent newsletters. Please consider checking it out (here)
and sharing your thoughts on this latest effort to promote our community along
with any feedback on the listed articles.
Local Real Estate Market Trends:
To get at a glance how this year's local residential real estate market is
faring in comparison to the past two years (visit
Updated 15 November.
This month’s newsletter, among
provides a look by Realtor Everett Ballenger
at the sale of new homes in the northern Beaufort County area, an explanation by
School Board Chairman Billl Evans of the decision to move the 5th
grade back to the elementary schools on Lady’s Island and how Coosa Elementary
will address a potential overcrowding challenge, a preview of the political
contest that will occur in 2014, some great photography of Crystal Lake by Dawn
Ramsey, the results of a recent study of what types of commercial activities is
needed for the northern rural part of Lady’s Island, a look back by Dr. Chip
Floyd at the challenges faced with the building of Beaufort High on Lady’s
Island and a review of the “lessons learned” by Manor House Builders as they
have continued to develop the Somerset community in the Marsh Hawk area.
If you live on Lady’s
Island, work on Lady’s Island or have an interest in the future of Lady’s
Island, please consider becoming a member of LIBPA.
Your new members fee
of $45 will cover
all dues for the remainder of 2013 and 2014.
New 2013 Members:
Ricahrd Gray with Grayco, Garrett Wrenden, Kinghorn Insurance, Dave Easlick, Jr. of Haute Diggity Dawg,
Douglas Henderson, Beaufort County Treasurer
View the latest status of the Crystal
Lake Park Project. The South Carolina Forestry
Commission, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Beaufort
County have developed a Community Forestry Management Plan as part of the long
range development of Crystal Lake as a passive park. The draft of this plan is
available for review.