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Auston Chase Apartments April 2015 Newsletter

Around the Town Happenings

Tanger Outlets in Pooler,
GA Opens its Doors

April 15, 2015

Alright super shoppers; here is the scoop on the Tanger Outlets opening in Pooler, GA. The target opening date for the new outlet mall in Pooler is scheduled for April 15, 2015 at10:00 am. Located at I-95 and Pooler Parkway, the malls placement is convenient to shoppers throughout the Savannah area.

Knock it out of the Park Relay for Life Baseball Edition Auston Chase Community Center

April 17, 2015

Come, relax and watch America’s favorite past time; Baseball!

Raffle off gift cards and even donate to the Relay for Life cause. Refreshments will be served.

Relay for Life

April 24 – April 25, 2015
Ridgeland Football Field
250 Jaguar Trail, Ridgeland SC

We have all been touched by cancer in some way; personally, family or friends. Help us to honor these brave people and make a difference for future generations. Visit the website below; at this site you can even honor or memorialized loved ones with a luminary at the event. Join our Team and be on the look out for a list of items in our blind auction or make a donation of goods or services four our auction.


Click the link below to make your donation. We would also like you to join our team! If you are interested please call the office at 843-645-2844
Search Ridgeland, SC

Farmers Markets of the Lowcountry…

Farmers Market of Bluffton
Carson Cottages in Old Town Bluffton 40 Calhoun St.
Winter Farmers Market, Thursdays, Noon-4 p.m. Summer Farmers Market, 2-7 p.m. Fresh produce, plants, prepared foods, live entertainment, children’s programs, educational opportunities and chef demonstrations. (843) 415-2447.

First Saturday:
Hampton Lake Market Day!

Hampton Lake, the Hilton Head Island/Bluffton area’s premier lake community, will host a monthly Market Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “The Market” will take place at Hampton Lake’s the award winning Lakeside Amenity Village along the porch of the Tackle Box gift shop and Boathouse areas. Shop for homemade crafts, garden items, fresh flowers & produce, art, jewelry, gifts, fresh baked goods, and more! (843) 836-7463 or

Jasper County Farmers Market
Ridgeland 9935 Jacob Smart
Blvd. S. (Hwy. 17)
Fridays, 1-6 p.m. Local and SC Certified fruits and vegetables with a small flea market. EBT is honored. Vendor space is $5 per day. (843) 717-3690. For more information on our local Farmer’s Markets:

Health & Wellness Corner

Spinach Pesto Chicken


  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped fresh spinach
  • 2 tablespoons basil pesto, or to taste
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese (optional)


1. Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

2. Mix the spinach and pesto together in a bowl; spread half the mixture into the bottom of a glass baking dish. Place the chicken breasts onto the spinach mixture; top with the rest of the mixture. Cover the dish with aluminum foil.

3. Bake in the preheated oven until the chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 30 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle the Parmesan cheese. Return to the oven and bake until the cheese has begun to melt and brown, about 15 minutes.

Share your healthy recipes, fitness tips, and success stories with your neighbors. Email Jemal to be included in our Health Corner.

Because We Care

We hope that you are enjoying your home at Auston Chase! Please take a moment to complete this brief survey.

We value your feedback and suggestions on how we can serve you better, and of course, compliments are always appreciated!

Check it out!

We now have a Rent Drop Box for your convenience. It is located on the inside right wall of our office. Just drop in your payment and we’ll get it that day.

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Family or Friends Coming to Visit

Call now to reserve our fully furnished, two bedroom guest suite for only $85/night! Feel right at home and enjoy all that Auston Chase has to offer… zero-entry pool, 24/7 access to our state-of-the-art fitness center and game room and internet cafe!

The guest suite comes complete with all linens, kitchen utensils and dinnerware, and is equipped with cable and internet access.

After Hours Emergency Service

In case of a service emergency, please call 843.737.2971. Refer to the Resident Handbook for a list of what is considered an emergency.

Convenience Is Just a Click Away

Out of town or stuck at work? Submit rent payments instantly any time of the day or night! Need service in your apartment? Submit a nonemergency service request 24/7 with the click of a button!

Just visit our Auston Chase community website and click on the links at the left side of the screen for these services and more! Not only will it save you time, but it’s also an environmentally friendly option!

Maintenance Tip

Fire Safety part 2… Smoke detectors are your friend!

We all know the scenario, its 2am, you’ve got to work tomorrow, you haven’t been sleeping very well, and it happens…CHIRP!

What was that? Some hypersonic bird that got caught in your apartment and decided that it has to destroy you with its piercing, high pitched call?

No, it’s your smoke alarm! It’s really very easy to get the alarm to be quiet without pulling it down from the ceiling and stomping on it like you’re playing a life size game of “whack a mole”. Pulling your smoke alarm down from the ceiling and disconnecting it is not only dangerous, it is against the law.

All you have to do is push the button on the alarm for a second or two to set it into silent mode. This is ok to do until the morning when you need to call the office and have us put in a work order to change the batteries in your detectors. However, if you are fine with the time of day (or night) and don’t think you can take the chirp or feel confident in pushing the silent button, just call the emergency maintenance line! A chirping smoke alarm is considered an emergency. Our maintenance department is currently going into every apartment during our filter changes and changing all the batteries in the smoke alarms now.

Why Buy Renters Insurance?

Renters' insurance is a liability insurance policy which provides most of the benefits of homeowners’ insurance. The resident’s personal property is covered against named perils such as fire, theft and vandalism. Auston Chase, the owner of the building, is responsible for insuring it, but bears no responsibility for the resident’s belongings. If a resident damages the premises, the landlord and other residents can recover against the perpetrator's insurance. It is important to know what type of damage your insurance covers. Basically, there are three types of coverage available: loss of use, personal property, and personal liability.

As a renter, you may not think you need insurance. Auston Chase already has insurance on the building, right? We do carry structural insurance on the buildings, but you may not realize that our policy does not cover any of your personal property. What would happen if:

  • Your apartment building burned down?
  • A thief broke into your apartment?
  • A guest slipped and injured himself in your kitchen?
  • The apartment you're renting suffered water damage?
  • Windstorm or Lightning
  • Fire, Smoke or Discharge of Water
  • Vandalism theft or Malicious Mischief
  • Nine other common loss types

Renters Insurance Protects Your Belongings

Too often, people think they don't have enough property to make a renters insurance policy worthwhile. But take a minute to think about what you own, and what can lose, including:

  • Clothing and Jewelry
  • Furniture
  • Television or entertainment system
  • Computer
  • iPod
  • Musical or sporting equipment

Without renters insurance, you have no coverage for personal property loss or damage. Did you know that if a fire in your apartment causes damage (smoke, water, etc.) to other apartments, you are liable for that damage as well as the damage to your apartment? Just in the past month, two of our sister communities have suffered damage from fire in excess of $30,000 each, the responsibility of which falls to the resident! Fortunately, you can get affordable renters insurance (also called apartment insurance) to help protect you in situations like these.

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