August 12, 2016: Reminders (Water Damage, Building Projects, & Moving in / out)

Water damage Caused by Clogged Drain Pipe

A few days ago a drain pipe in the Fort Sumter House became clogged; water backed up overflowing a kitchen sink and caused damage to that unit and the two units below it. There are two (2) lessons for owners and renters to learn from this incident: Continue reading

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August 3, 2016: Project Update

Please see the attached file for a progress report on fixing the leaks on the terraces/roofs, modernizing the elevators and upgrading the front porch.

2016 PROJECT UPDATE

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Preparing for the 2016 Hurricane Season

Hurricane season began June 1 and extends through November 30, 2016.
With the 2016 terrace resurfacing project, all the 2nd and 3rd floor terraces will be cleared of owner’s personal property (furniture & plants) by August 1.  For those owners who have patios and small balconies, we would like to remind you that, in the event of a hurricane or stormy weather,  you are responsible for clearing your personal effects from these areas.

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FSH MANDATORY Pool Rules

The 2016 FSH Pool Rules have been updated to include the new DHEC requirements for a water fountain and shower, both of which have been installed for our pool. The FSH Pool Rules are located here: http://fortsumterhouse.org/?page_id=312

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May, June, & Aug 2016: Post and Courier Articles on SOB Bathroom Issue

August 1, 2016 Update in P&C: “South of Broad restroom test to run through end of year

Link: http://www.postandcourier.com/20160801/160809923/south-of-broad-restroom-test-to-run-through-end-of-the-year

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March, 2016 – FSH Projects Update

Your board and staff are committed to keeping the building in good shape to maintain and enhance the value of our investment. We currently have several projects underway with a number of additional projects scheduled to begin later this year. Continue reading

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January 1, 2016: Polar Bear Plunge

To welcome in the New Year, the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Plunge was held at the FSH swimming pool.  Residents, Jennifer Russell & Rick Newton (#601) were instrumental in organizing the event and this year saw 5 willing participants, Jennifer, Rick, David Scheffler and Nancy & Bill Engeman. Continue reading

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December 18, 2015: New Roof over Shed

The roof over the shed on King Street has been replaced. The shed roof covers the bike room, the workshop, and the new HVAC system (2013). The old roof was badly in need of repair due to water leakage. We are happy to report that this project has been completed. See the attachment below for details and pictures.  Continue reading

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Pictures: 2015 Annual Christmas Party

Our Christmas party this year was also a Retirement Party in honor of Joe Yetsko, who has been the FSH Building Manager since 1996. Joe has managed FSH for almost 20 years and will retire on December 31, 2015.  We wanted to make this event a time of special recognition of Joe. There was a huge turn out – the biggest we have ever had!  The decorations were beautiful and the food was delicious. Thank you to Helen Jacobs, Connie & Creighton Likes, Franke Wilson, Ann Mular, Carroll Hobbs, and Martha DeBiasi for their help with organizing the party, all the arrangements, the decorating, the delicious food, and all other details. It was a fabulous party! Here are some pictures of this fun event. Continue reading

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Christmas Party: Friday, December 11, 2015

Our Christmas party will be held on Friday, December 11, 2015 in the FSH lobby. The party is from 6:00 to 8:30. Catering by Ann Mular. Bar drinks provided. Coat and tie. Continue reading

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