Category: Generals

State Parties

Michigan – March 23 Pearl Ryan Michiganders! Mark your calendars for the annual Michigan Party. Everyone who attended last year had a great time. Besides a wonderful meal catered by Sun Lakes Cottonwood, there were games, 50/50 draw, door prizes and dancing. This year’s party will be another fun-filled event. Come join us on Friday,…

Medicare Medicaid info available

  Neil Tamber Personalized objective assistance to seniors, the disabled and caregivers is provided by volunteer counselors especially trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include: * Basic information about Original Medicare, Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part “D”), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMO’s, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long…

Stock up on Crystal Cards for the new year

Bobbie Reed Now is a great time to stock up on greeting cards for the coming year. The Crystal Card Project can help you do just that. You can buy beautiful cards for just $1 each. The money raised goes entirely to charity. Birthday cards, get well cards, thank you cards, thinking of you cards…

Get your taxes done for free

  The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will again be available at Sun Lakes. It will be open on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to noon starting on February 2, 2018. The preparation will be in the Sun Lakes Posse building at 9531 E. Riggs Road. Returns will be scheduled by appointment. You will need…

Reach Out Sun Lakes

  Ellen Engel In a fine finish to its 10th year of collecting food and funds for the Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank in Chandler, and thanks to a late December contribution of 81 pounds of staple foods from the Sun Lakes Jewish Community, in 2017, Reach Out volunteers collected a total of 5,384.5 pounds (well…

News From IronOaks at Sun Lakes

 Golf memberships Michele Renahan The 2018 golf memberships and play card rates are available. Don’t miss playing on the newly-renovated Ironwood course, plays from just under 4,000 yards at the forward tees to just over 5,100 at the rear. The course winds through lush grounds with two water features, and the two par-5’s, seven par-3’s…

A most memorable evening

Diana Lauria-Morson On Thursday, December 7, a magical evening took place. The Sun Lakes Chorale performed in their annual Holiday Concert. They sang beautifully to a sold-out crowd. The selections were eclectic; the people bundled up on a cold evening were warmed by the chorale, the enthusiasm and heartfelt camaraderie. Friends and neighbors greeted each…

Mardi Gras 2018

Helen Daley It’s Mardi Gras time again. Put on your dancing shoes and grab your umbrella. This year, Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) falls on February 13. The date of Mardi Gras changes every year, because it is connected to Easter, ending 47 days before Easter when Lent starts. Easter falls on the first Sunday after…

It’s coming – the annual Rotary Golf Tournament

Norm Noble On Sunday, March 11, the Sun Lakes Rotary Club will hold its 25th annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Oakwood Country Club. This tournament represents the club’s major fundraiser of the year, allowing it to support numerous charities in Chandler and around the world. For instance, the club has given dictionaries to more…

Variety is the spice of Art at the Lakes

Diane Hitt Have an empty wall or shelf? Local artists have paintings in all mediums and photographs for your wall. You will find gourds, pottery, wire art and wood pieces for your shelf. Need a book to read or give as a gift? Local writers are in the show signing and selling their books. One…