Category: February 2019

Triple “T” a fun team endeavor at Cottonwood

Penny Petersen Cottonwood Tennis Club held its Triple “T (Team Tennis Tournament) December 5 to 8. There were four teams competing for the number one rating. First place was won by “The Racqueteers” with 59%. Their captain was Mary Park. The “Lovers” with Sandy Casale as captain and “the Aces” with Susie Dunn as captain…

New Horizons Writers’ Group

  Germany, Reunion: Surprise and Warmth Bob Hirt In the early 1960s my parents went to Germany, their homeland, to visit their many remaining relatives for the first time since emigrating to America. My father, only three years old when they left Germany, lost his mother a year earlier during childbirth of a little brother,…

Desert Thread members prepare for annual Quilt Show

With the Arizona Quilters Guild Quilt Show opening on March 21 through March 23, 2019, at the Mesa Convention Center, many Desert Thread members are busy putting finishing touches on their show quilts. This is the first year Desert Thread members will have their quilts adjudicated by two nationally-ranked judges with a written score sheet.…

Fascinating Rotary speakers planned for February

  Norm Noble Mark Menasci, owner of Metro Valley Computer Solutions, will speak to the Sun Lakes Rotary Club on the morning of Tuesday, February 5. Mark’s company is a computer service resource for small business, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. That said, Mark has an interesting personal story (and video) to share with the club.…

Harmonica classes for beginners

Learn to play in only six sessions with St. Louis Slim, an accomplished player and instructor. It’s the most fun you will have in 2019. We will move from “Pop Goes the Weasel” to real melodies. Each participant will get their own “Stage Name” and have a great time learning the pucker, the tongue slap…

Sun Lakes Lady Putters results

Susan Gottschalk Monday Flight: 12/10. Susan Gottschalk, Bea Hadsell, Camille Jasien, Nikki Staggs 12/17. Sharon Darnell, Susan Gottschalk, Linda Meylink 12/24. Bea Hadsell, Vickie Smith, Nikki Staggs 12/31. No Play Holes-In-One: 1st Phyllis Schager, Jane Wagner, Annie Hall; 2nd Camille Jasien, Bea Hadsell; 3rd Lori Becker, Nikki Staggs, Linda Meylink Tuesday Flight: 12/11. Laurie Burke,…

AFMA Crisis Response volunteers celebrate anniversaries

Arizona Fire & Medical Authority/Sun Lakes Crisis Response Coordinator Scott Jaeger congratulates two volunteers who celebrated their membership anniversary. Bobbie Rubin celebrated her sixth year. Rubin reflected, “It is very satisfying to be able to help our community at a time when they need it the most.” Rachel Chiaramonte finished her first year and said,…

Spotlight On Advertiser: How does regenerative medicine work?

  American Stem Cell provides regenerative medicine as a natural healing option. How does regenerative medicine work? Over time, healthy tissue can become dysfunctional due to age and injury. A human cell and tissue product (HCT/P) is administered to a recipient to repair, reconstruct, replace or supplement the same basic functions of the recipient’s cells…

What’s Age Got To Do With It? Absolutely nothing

  Sue Schwartz Last month, we celebrated homeowners who moved themselves to the top of their priority list. They discovered what Robin McGraw talks about in her book, What’s Age Got to Do With It? “It’s never too early to start taking care of themselves, but it’s also never too late. No matter where you are…