Category: February 2020

Get Your Taxes Done for Free

Connie Alvarado The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will again be available for Sun Lakes residents. It will be open on Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon, starting Jan. 31, 2020. The site is located at the Chandler-Gilbert Community College Sun Lakes Center located at 25105 S. Alma School Road (northeast corner of Alma…

2019 Cottonwood Tennis Club Season Ends with Two Events

Penny Petersen Two events closed out the 2019 tennis year for Cottonwood Tennis Club. The Triple T (TTT) closed tournament was held Dec. 4 through Dec. 7. The SunBird/Springfield Social took place Dec. 14. The Triple T (Team Tennis Tournament) pitted four “teams” against each other. Players signed up individually, and then the four team…

Softball Player Profile: Suzy Steinmann

Larry Wolfe Talk about a busy lady: From realtor to house renovator and “flipper” to professional singer to sports participant to working with charitable and church organizations, Suzy Steinmann does it all! And then wonders why her husband says she’s a “workaholic”! A native of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, a mid-sized city on the southern…

Lucky Shot Pool Club Has Four New Members

Gary Vacin Four new pool players have joined the Lucky Shot Pool Club for play in the club’s winter tournament, which runs from Jan. 1 to Feb. 10: Jerry Topilka, Joe Wingert, Weldon Knape, and Paul Sanchez. New members are paired with regular members for matches to determine new players’ skill levels so they may…

Volunteers Needed for Fly the Flag Program

Volunteers are needed for the Sun Lakes Lions Club “Fly the Flag” program. We are in need of assistance in order to continue this program which provides 1600 American flags at our subscribers’ residences. The flags are installed and removed four times a year, covering seven major holidays, on routes throughout Sun Lakes. We have…

Meet Your Sun Lakes Rangers!

Michael Berry Gene Coffman is a Sun Lakes Company Ranger who graduated from Arizona State University in 1971. He has 52 years of experience working in Arizona banking and still works part-time. “Volunteering and giving back to the community has been important to me, and now that I have more time, being a Ranger is…

Congratulations to the 2020 Crystal Awards Recipients

Jeanne Becker Each year, local volunteers are honored for their dedicated service to organizations and citizens of Sun Lakes, making our community a better place to live because of their efforts. This year, the plated banquet dinner event will be held in the Arizona Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club on Sunday evening, March…

Sun Lakes Writers Group

Do you enjoy writing? Stories? Memories? Family histories? Please plan on attending our Sun Lakes Writing Group. We meet at the Cottonwood Ceramics Room (A-8) on each Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. Please arrive at 12:30 p.m. for easy conversation before we start our group at 1 p.m. Each week, we choose two words…