Category: February 2018

Yachting in Sun Lakes

Bill Klein Those of you who have walked around the lakes of Cottonwood on Saturday mornings have probably seen the beautiful sailboats on one lake or another. For the longest time, we have been on the center lake. We were even able to share that lake with the swans. They did not car bother us,…

Sisk Park Bocce Club concludes fall tourney

  Gary Vacin The Sisk Park Bocce Club concluded its fall session with more than 190 players competing in the round-robin tournament. The club celebrated another successful season by attending the Pot Luck and Awards Picnic on January 14. Cash prizes of $15, $10 and $5 were awarded to players in the top three teams…

CLGA news

  Mary Nelson Results of the CLGA T’s and F’s event on December 14 are as follows: Flight 1 First Place tie – Terry Gaube and Cindy Ryan. Third Place tie – Paddy Newton and Maretta Emery. Flight 2 First Place – Sandy Worden. Second Place – Pat Tjosvold. Third Place – Cindy Edwards. Flight 3 First Place – Noelle…

Sun Lakes Dance Party

Mark O’Neill, Public Relations The Sun Lakes Dance Party meets monthly from November to March on a Thursday evening at the Cottonwood ballroom. Group dance lesson begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by open dance from 7:00-9:30 p.m.; casual dress. The dances are open to all in the Sun Lakes community and others. Guests and newcomers…

Oakwood Nine Hole Couples Golf League

  Sandy Krediet Oakwood Nine Holes Couples League is continuing with a strong season. Our league is full, with 55 members. We have enjoyed large turnouts for Friday afternoon golf, and our theme of “Fun, Food, Fellowship and maybe a little Golf” still holds true. On December 8, the Nine Hole Couple’s Golf League participated…

Fun Lakers Club news

  Carole Sinicki The Fun Lakers Club held its annual meeting on January 6 for our new and current members. Our club continues to grow and expand, not only in membership but also in the variety of activities and events we now offer. As part of our expansion, our club VP, Don Morgan, is working…

Unit Happenings

 Unit 11 happenings Dorothy Thurman The Sun Lakes, Phase 2, Unit 11 Townhouse Association, Inc., annual meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 13, at 7:00 p.m. in the Saguaro Room of the Cottonwood Clubhouse. All Unit 11 homeowners are encouraged to attend. There will be many items for discussion, so please plan on attending…

February events at Ed Robson Library

Saturday, February 3, at 1:00 p.m.: Care for the Caregiver* Caring for a loved one can be both rewarding and challenging. Hospice of the Valley shares how to optimize your loved one’s wellbeing and take care of yourself in the process. Wednesday, February 7, at 10:30 a.m.: Bands of Sisters – U.S. Women’s Military Bands…

Word of the Month: Perspicacious

David Zapatka Perspicacious – per·spi·ca·cious, /pərspəˈkāSHəs/ Adjective – 1. Having a ready insight into and understanding of things. 2. Of acute mental vision or discernment, keen. 3. Having or showing an ability to notice and understand things that are difficult or not obvious. Perspicaciously – adverb. Perspicaciousness, perspicacity – noun. First known use 1548 from Latin perspicācitās (“discernment”), from Latin perspicax (“sharp-sighted”), from perspiciō (“look…

Sun Lakes Country Club

 Happenings at the Sun Lakes Country Club Library Sharon Lavender Hasn’t 2018 been wonderful? We have had above-average temperatures most days. Those who love reading still find the time to enjoy a good book. The Sunday Arizona Republic publishes two lists of the best-sellers. You will find many of these books in our library. Check the…