Category: January 2015

Softball player Profile: Rick Ebel

Larry Wolfe After Rick Ebel told me what he and Debbie do for fun in their spare time, I thought, “What spare time?!” Besides playing softball, the Ebels participate in the Sun Lakes Country Club’s Bocce Ball and Pickleball leagues. In fact, Rick was instrumental in the formation of the SLCC’s Pickleball Club. They play…

Happy New Year photographers!

Canyon Winter by Lyn Thompson

Happy 2015! This year brings the opportunity to put photography on your resolution list. Printing your Christmas pictures of the family; learning to use that new camera you received as a gift; or joining the Sun Lakes Camera Club can reward any picture-taker in the family. Start the year off by giving yourself the gift…

PVLGA host most successful fundraiser to date

Janet Baron PVLGA and CW participants hosted their most successful ever annual fund raiser for the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Our Golf for Life Tournament was held on November 19. The amount of monies donated totaled $12,000, several thousand more than years past. Many of our players were themselves battling this dreadful disease. Their…

Women’s Exchange meeting to discuss mini facelifts

Dr Laris of Phoenix Skin will be speaking at the January Women’s Exchange meeting about beauty breakthroughs, specifically mini facelifts, as part of our New year, New You theme. This picture is of an actual patient that has had the procedure.

The Women’s Exchange Group is all about women connecting with women and exploring women’s interests. This month: Beauty Breakthroughs: Mini Facelifts! Dr. Laris of Phoenix Skin will be doing a presentation of new treatments and techniques that “roll back time”! Have you heard about the mini facelift? Now you can learn from an expert. Many…

St. Steven’s Ladies Guild news

The St. Steven’s Ladies Guild will meet January 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Church Great Hall. The Catholic Area Agency on Aging will provide a presentation on how to avoid being taken in by scam artists. Additional information is available from Rose Pachura at 802-0775. Spiritual message and prayer will be led by Father…

Sun Lakes Angels are turning lives around

Some of the women who are part of the “angel” team.

Three years ago, Palo Verde residents Charlene Clausen and Romelle Durand began giving back by helping women with reentry after incarceration. They believe that people deserve a second chance. They also facilitate book clubs at the women’s prison in Goodyear, as well as help implement a six-week class three times a year that teaches the…

Cottonwood Lady Niners news – January 2015

Leslie Swan November was the beginning of regular Niners Thursday golf. The snowbirds are arriving back in dribs and drabs so the first game was just for fun with no results being recorded. November 13 – Least Putts: 1st (two-way tie) Anita Hopkins and Pat Kivi, 12 putts; 2nd (two-way tie) Faye McCrimmon and Lynn…

Buddy Poppy Day 2014 thanks area businesses

Neal Peer, Commander of Sun Lakes VFW Post 8053 and Betty Peer, President of the Post’s Auxiliary, manning one of the doors at Arizona Avenue’s Wal-Mart Store on Poppy Day, November 15.

Sun Lakes VFW Post 8053 Ladies Auxiliary wishes to thank the following businesses for allowing us to promote Buddy Poppy Day in front of their businesses on Saturday, November 15: ACE Hardware on Riggs Rd.; Wal-Mart on S. Arizona Ave.; HOA 1 Pro Shop; Fry’s at Riggs and McQueen; Fry’s, S. Alma School; Walgreen’s at…