THE LCBC FLAG PROJECT: “IN HONOR OF

The Flag Project is a display of 55 American flags along 3.8 miles of Ocean Highway, (Rte. 17) corridor on patriotic holidays.  All monies donated to support the flag fund will be used to purchase, maintain, and install flags. In 2016 the flags will be displayed on Armed forces Day (May 15), Memorial Day (May 30), Flag Day (June 14), Independence Day (July 4), Patriots Day (Sept 11), and Veterans Day (Nov.11).  More days will be added as funds allow.  Any donation is appreciated. In addition, there are several categories of funding for our “IN HONOR OF….” web site Honor Roll. An individual can be honored or memorialized with the following donation levels: $25.  A personalized card acknowledging an individual of your choice.  $50. Flag kit purchase.  $200/250. Sponsoring the cost of flying the flags on one of the holidays.

Please click on the donor form for more detailed information on each category.


 Click on flag to go to a membership form.

Click on Scroll to see the Honor Roll.

As you drive south on route 17 from Brookgreen Gardens to the Litchfield/Pawleys Island area, you will see a transformation of the median from tall overgrown grass to a beautiful oasis of manicured lawns, beautiful palm trees and bushes.  These are maintained completely by the generosity of local home owner associations, businesses and generous residents who are dedicated to making the area one of the most beautiful in South Carolina.  This area runs from Sandy Island Road to Martin Luther King Road, some 3.2 miles.  When you first come to the Litchfield area, you are immediately struck how beautiful the median looks and how it sets this community apart from all the others.

Litchfield Beautification Corridor Background

Click here for more information and to contact any
of the Officers and Board Members listed below.

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Donor Support


What is the Benefit to you?

A beautiful environment in which to live, work, play and shop. A tourist enhancement to bring more money into our local economy through taxes and spending on rooms, meals, golf, and shopping.  Your donation support will help ensure that the proper funds are in place to maintain this area and ensure the beauty that we have all come to appreciate and value.

Your donations are tax deductible and important no matter what the amount.


SUGGESTED ANNUAL DONOR LEVELS:


All donors will receive a decal and a letter of appreciation,  


So become a donor now! It’s easy and fast.

To pay by check, click on the logo below:

                               





or to pay using PayPal 



Got a question?

litchfieldbeautification@gmail.com

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Letter from Tom Leis, President              Page 2

Landscaping The Median                         Page 3

Treasurer Report, Flag Project                Page 4

Stormwater Drainage and the Medians  Page 5

Healthy H bits for Clean Water                Page  6

Business Donors                                       Page 8


Financial Report page 7

Business Donors page 8

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What people are saying

"The private - public partnership between the Litchfield Corridor Beautification Committee and governmental entities on behalf of our community has set a precedence for cooperation and excellence. The Highway 17 beautification project is recognized and admired by tourists, business and locals. Our entire area has benefited by the "pride of  community" of this project."

Vida Miller, Former State Representative

Group beautifies area’s “front door”

…Georgetown County Councilman Jerry Oakley, who represents Litchfield Beach, applauded the committee’s efforts.

“That is our front door” Oakley said." That is the one stretch that I hear more comments about no matter where I am in the state about how attractive that strip is.”

---Sun News October 2008

IF it’s landscaped it must be Litchfield!

---Coastal Observer July 2009

The Natural Beauty of Litchfield…

"People will see this as not just another beach community, but someplace special"

Henry Jobe, President of the Litchfield-By-The-Sea
Property Owners Association

As residents of the Tradition and Litchfield Community, we are very pleased to see how the beautification is coming along.  We are always hearing from friends that live elsewhere, about our "beautiful Litchfield".  We are tickled about their compliments!

Bobbie and Phil Fleiss, Tradition

For more information contact any of the Officers and Board Members listed below.


















Officers

Email Address


Main  Phone #


Alt Phone #


Address for Mailings *

Ron Eaglin-President

r.eaglin@moreheadstate.edu


843-235-9160




989 Tradition Club Drive

Tom Leis-President Emeritus

leistom@gmail.com


843-237-5101


203-545-0997


33 Old Pointe Road

Ken Dewell -Vice President/Treasurer

kdewell@earthlink.net


843-235-3087


843-602-1365 


236 Historic Lane

Mark Gilles- Secretary

marktgilles@aol.com


843-237-3860




121 Golf View Court

Vonne Pannucci - Director of Operations

vpann@sc.rr.com


843-235-0455




42 Tara Drive

Ragan Ormand-Information Officer

theormands@yahoo.com


843-318-9051




27 Maritime Cir

Kathy MacSorley, Public Relations                               Director 

kmacsorley@aol.com


843-235-9257


843-455-3574


32 Thrasher Ct

















Board Members








Doug Waikart

dwaikart@gmail.com,


202-965-4191




27 Beaufain Ct.

Cary Smith

crymrlyn@gmail.com,


843-237-4583




17 Old Pointe Road

Carlethia Rudolph

crudolph@gtcounty.org


843-318-9064




41 St. Paul Place

Jim Register

iregister14@yahoo.com


704-877-8509




74 Wood Duck Ct.

Flag Day Litchfield Beach
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Advisory   Board


Email Address


Phone preferred


Phone


Address

Tom Leis, Director


leistom@gmail.com


843-237-5101


203-545-0997


33 Old Pointe Road

Press Courtney


pressc@waccamawmanagement.com


843-237-9551




P. O. Box 2308

Henry Jobe


hjobe@sc.rr.com


843-543-4006 


843-237-3124


78 Sea Oats Circle

Jim Warrick


razbiesdad@aol.com


843-240-0551


843-237-7706


1254 Parker Drive

David Teems


ownerservices@litchfieldbeach.com


843-235-5559


843-240-9136


PO Box 3785

Vince Franco


qualitykid@sc.rr.com


843-237-9190




304 Historic Lane










  Our Business and HOA Sponsors

BiLo

Litchfield Retirement, LLC

Capt. John Seafood

MBN - L'field Beach Golf Club

Carefree Catering

Myrtle Beach National Company

Charlestowne Grant

National Golf Management

Coastal Carolina University

Osprey Watch HOA

Coastal Observer

Owens Liquors

Crooked Oak Cottages HOA

Oxner & Stacy

Dunes Beach Home Rentals

Reunion Hall

Eggs Up Grill

River Club Prop Owners Association

H & H & Mc. Inc.

Salt Marsh Cove Assoc, Inc.

Heron Marsh Villas Council

St. Peter's Lutheran Church

Hidden Oaks Owners Assoc., Inc

Stox & Co.

Ikon Food Systems, Inc.

Summerhouse POA, Inc.

Inlet Point Association, Inc.

The Dieter Company, Inc.

Litchfield Beach & Golf  Resort

The Reserve

Litchfield Beaches POA

Tradition @ WCA

Litchfield Books, Inc.

Waccamaw L/S & Const., Inc.

Litchfield by the Sea

Waccamaw Neck Council of POAs

Litchfield CC POA

Waverly Mills HOA, Inc.

Litchfield Co. RE

Willbrook Plantation

Litchfield Real Estate, Inc.

WRMD

Midway Title Agency


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LBF Source of Donations


In 2015, private donations to the Litchfield Beautification Foundation

amounted to $89,341, our highest yearly contribution total yet. We sincerely thank all of you for your generosity in 2015, and look forward to expanding on this generous giving in 2016. Increased funding will be required in the future as we move forward to both maintain and expand our beautification efforts, particularly in light of recent reductions in Accommodations Tax grant availability. Financial independence remains a high priority for LBF. The chart below shows the percentage of supporter’s dollars by individual, businesses, and HOAs/POAs:

LBF Mission Statement……

To preserve and enhance the natural beauty and the quality of life for all residents, businesses, and visitors in our community.

    In 2007, the Litchfield Corridor Beautification Committee (LCBC) was organized to take over the landscaping of the medians and shoulders on Route 17 from Sandy Island Road south to Martin Luther King Road.  The Litchfield Company (TLC) funded the initial $250,000 effort in the 80’s and the Litchfield community became recognizably beautiful throughout the highway corridor. It was Foster McKissick, then president and founder of The Litchfield Company that had the vision for the Litchfield corridor.

    During the 90’s TLC provided the largest portion of the annual landscaping maintenance budget along with Litchfield-By-the-Sea Property Owners Association, Myrtle Beach National/Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort, and Willbrook Road Maintenance District.  By 2007 TLC was reorganizing, having sold its inventory of properties and the LCBC was formed by local residents.

    In 2013 we acquired a 501(c)(3), non-profit, tax deductible status and became the Litchfield Beautification Foundation.  We are committed to continuing the preservation and enhancement of the community’s welcoming appearance. In order to do that we rely on the generosity and community pride of local residents, HOA/POA organizations, businesses and Accommodation Tax Grants.  Our program consists of trash removal 7 days a week; mowing 3.8 miles of medians and shoulders from Sandy Island Road to Martin Luther King Rd: regular pruning of all shrubs and trees; seasonal maintenance and disease infestation treatments, pine straw applications, replacement of dead and damaged plant material, working with Georgetown County Stormwater Division to implement water conservation projects; and flag displays on patriotic holidays.

     If the LBF did not exist, the South Carolina DOT maintenance plan consists of mowing and grinding up trash ONLY 3 times PER YEAR.

     Please join your neighbors in donating to this grass roots effort to sustain a smart investment in our future and maintain our distinctive local identity.


A Letter From Our President


Thank you for visiting our website and experiencing the resort like atmosphere of Litchfield Beach. I am honored to be involved with the LBF board as its President. The Board is comprised of thirteen volunteers who have assumed the responsibility of insuring the beauty of our community via the median and shoulders of highway 17 from three tenths of a mile south of the entrance to Brookgreen Gardens to Martin Luther King Road (3.4 miles). The mission of the LBF is to maintain the area by mowing, trash pick-up, fertilizing, replacing damaged plants, trimming bushes and insect control – like caring for your own yard. This has been wholly accomplished through a public-private partnership. The Foundation is truly a great example of community involvement. We accomplish our mission with financial support from individual donations, business support, and HOAs. Approximately fifteen percent of the

budget comes from the Georgetown County Accommodation tax funds.


If you are interested in helping us continue to insure that we have such a beautiful entrance to our communities, please consider making a donation to our ongoing efforts. Donation information can be found on the website.


Thank you again for your interest in the work of the Foundation and learning more

about what “Your Gifts at Work” truly means.


Sincerely,

Dr. Ron Eaglin

   President


Tom Leis - Past President

Letter from Ron Eaglin,
Litchfield Beautification Foundation President

 


  Memorial Day-May 30, 2016
The flags that you see on the Litchfield Beautification Corridor this Memorial Day, Monday May 30, 2016 are sponsored by:

Marty & Carole Farrell

                                              

Public Service Announcement

Midway Fire Department will come to your home to perform a fire safety inspection, at no cost to you.

The inspection takes about 30 minutes, and focuses on these areas in your home:
Operating smoke detectors
Operating fire extinguishers and their location
CO detectors if you use gas or propane
Visible information on 911 emergency calling
Use of safety plugs in electrical outlets so small children cannot put their fingers in the outlets|
Answer any questions you may have.

Please take advantage of this great community service by contacting:

Frank Seitz-Fire Inspector at 843-485-3454