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FEBRUARY 10 LIBPA Meeting: Dick Stewart. Chief Executive Officer, 303 Associates
Mr. Stewart graduated from Beaufort High School in 1967. After graduating from Georgia Southern University in 1971 and teaching school for one year he entered the business world and quickly moved to sales and marketing with Motorola. After nearly 10 years with Motorola, he joined MCI and then went out on his own to form several successful wireless companies, including Transit Communications, which in 1994 became part of Nextel Communications, and Grid Towers and American Tower Corporation. more info!
LIBPA NOW HAS ITS OWN FACEBOOK PAGE!: 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 here). Updated 19 January.
F-35B Sound Study: The F-35B aircraft has arrived at MCAS Beaufort and training of the first class of pilots to fly the plane is in process. The Marine Corps has completed a study of the noise impact of this new aircraft and provided an executive summary of the results which can be viewed at http://www.jsf.mil/news/docs/20141031_F-35_Noise_Executive_Summary.pdf.
January Newsletter: At the end of each year LIBPA asks a number of the key members of our community what, in their opinion, the New Year may bring in the way of challenges and opportunities. This month’s newsletter primarily consists of their responses to that request. Those who graciously took the time the share their thoughts as to the new year include Senator Tom Davis, Representative Shannon Erickson, County Council Chairman Paul Sommerville, Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling, School Board Chairman Bill Evans, Sheriff P. J. Tanner, Port Royal Councilman Joe Lee, businessman Dick Stewart and School Superintendent Jeff Moss. Read here.
Membership: 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 ($45) covers your dues for all of 2015 For more details visit here.
Crystal Lake: 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. here