Category: January 2020

Another Holiday Concert to Remember

Yvonne Orlich Christmas is always better with great Christmas carols and songs. Whether they are happy and fun or nostalgic or somber Christmas narratives, they just make the Christmas season more real. This year’s concert included all those genres, and it was well-received by our enthusiastic audience. Thank you, one and all, for attending the…

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival Returns Feb. 9-23, 2020

Deborah Muller For the past 24 years, the Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) has celebrated Jewish culture through film, bringing an exciting lineup of films to Arizona honoring Jewish traditions and heritage. From February 9-23, 2020, the 24th Annual Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival will screen films showcasing the best of Jewish traditions, at…

A New Year—Looking Back

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. The most painful process in the human experience, other than death, is looking back, reliving our journey that brought us to today. Most of us have an abundance of fond memories and, of course, sad ones as well. We try not to dwell on the sorrow, but somehow its ugly head pops…

Shop Til You Drop Event

Rose Pachura Open to the public is the Shop ‘til You Drop Fashion Show by Calle Rose Boutique, a community fundraiser for the Sun Lakes Fire Dept. and Ambulance Services. They help our community. Let’s show them we can help them as a community. The Calle Rose Traveling Boutique is coming to Cottonwood on the…

News from Sun Lakes Tennis Club

Jerry Vance We were excited to hit the courts this Monday morning, but the rain said otherwise. Denis White and Dick Kane came out to check the puddles with me. Oh well, next week or maybe on Wednesday or Thursday this week. We had a great time at our holiday tournament on Dec. 14, then…

Card Making Class

Linda Smart Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. Class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! Doors open at 9:20 a.m. for the first session. The cards will be completed during your choice of two class sessions: 9:30 a.m. OR…

New Breakfast Lions Sworn In

A total of six new members have been sworn in during the last two months since the Sun Lakes Breakfast Lions Club came back from its summer hiatus. Pictured are Immediate Past President Brian Curry, who sponsored both Carl Schell (third from right) and Dave Przewlocki (second from right). Past District Governor and past SLBLC President…

New Hours for Cottonwood’s Water Volleyball

Linda Caton Water Volleyball in Cottonwood continues in its trial phase with new hours (1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.) on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Many people have said, “It sure sounds like you guys are having a lot of fun.” It is true — we are having a lot of fun. Currently, our focus is “Just…