Category: February 2019

Softball Player Profile:  Bob Wicks

Larry Wolfe A graduate of Royal Oak High School in Covina, California, Bob Wicks was a star wide receiver for the Romans, earning an athletic scholarship to Utah State. Bob was a three-year letterman for the Aggies, hauling in 124 passes and scoring 10 TDs in his collegiate career. His 58 receptions in his senior…

SLWA Golf-o-Rama

  Ellie Clark For its ninth year, the Sun Lakes Women’s Association is sponsoring “Golf-O-Rama.” This co-ed event will be held on March 3, 2019, at Palo Verde, 8:00 a.m. sign in and 9:00 shotgun start. The $50.00 entry fee includes: coffee and donuts; lunch on Palo Verde Patio; prizes and gift bags; raffles sponsored…

Aggressive tendencies in dogs part two: Managing the behavior

Before we begin…aggression is the most common and most serious behavior problem in dogs. It’s also the number-one reason why pet parents should seek professional help from behaviorists, trainers and veterinarians. Last month, we talked about understanding the reasons for aggression in dogs. This month, we explore one of the most common things dogs guard…

Garden panel mosaic mixed media classes

Janet Hayes and Sandy Holmes There will be a mosaic workshop at Oakwood Country Club in Sun Lakes, AZ, on February 27, 2019, where we will make a mixed media garden panel with porcelain and glass tile. Workshops are fun and engaging environments, focusing on technique and project-based classes geared to all levels of crafters.…

Yoga – Vinyasa style

  Sheila Axtman It’s February, a great month to celebrate the things that make you feel good: the people you love, chocolate and yoga. Practicing yoga releases endorphins in your brain. You feel relaxed and happy. Vinyasa yoga also improves proprioception, strengthens and stretches your muscles, and you become more flexible. It helps you feel…

A recycling message from the Sheriff’s Posse

Ron Burchett, Commander, Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse As many of you know, last year the recycling company United Fibers canceled the recycling program we operate at the Posse building. United Fibers ultimately sold or transferred this operation to a new company that we have been trying to work with since last September. We currently have…

Captioning for your smart phone

  We welcome Matt Goncalves, the Marketing Director for InnoCaption, a free mobile captioning service for the hard of hearing community. InnoCaption’s goal is to improve hearing equivalency for anyone faced with a hearing loss through the development of new mobile communication technologies. Come to learn how your mobile phone can be accessible to you.…