Category: Clubs & Classes

Basha High School Leos Club Donates

Pictured with the firefighters and medics of Sun Lakes Station 231 are (left to right) Firefighter Ryan Krause, Ms. Chiaramonte, Firefighter Matt Nasr, Basha student and president of the high school's Leo Club Megan Fought, Engineer Evan Mackenzie, and Paramedic Ari Barr. Basha's Leos are affiliated with the SunBird Lions Club. (Photo by Brian Curry)

Brian Curry, Fire Inspector/Public Information Officer Rachel Chiaramonte is a teacher for the Chandler School District and is Basha High School’s Leo Club advisor. She is also a member of the Sun Lakes Breakfast Lions Club and a volunteer with the Arizona Fire & Medical Authority’s (AFMA) Fire Corps here in Sun Lakes. Her Leo…

Featured Knight: Larry Birlin

Larry Birlin

Maynard Iverson, Chairman, Public Relations, KofC Council 9678 Larry Birlin is the longest-serving active leader in Council 9678. He joined the Knights of Columbus after moving to Sun Lakes (SL) in 1996, and for 25 years has served in numerous leadership positions, including the Council’s Grand Knight and Faithful Navigator of the Fourth Degree Assembly…

Let’s Keep on ‘Truckin’

Harry Huckemeyer As we approach the second month of the new year, things appear to be “status quo.” No major changes to report regarding any major progress being made pertaining to the virus now affecting so many, and the current forecasts warn us all to proceed with caution as we lead our lives in the best,…

Korean War Veterans News

Chapter Commander Leon “Skip” Johnson Our Chapter Commander would like to extend his thanks and appreciation for all the support you all provided to our organization over the past year, and also for your understanding on how we are somewhat limited on the services we normally provide on a regular basis, during normal times. With the…

A Second Try for Restless Minds

Bill Gates Because of events on Jan. 6, the Restless Minds group scrapped its previously announced topic so it could discuss the terrorist assault on the U.S. Capitol. With hope that calm exists, they’ll try again in February to discuss personal experiences with jobs. The Zoom meeting will begin at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9.…

Zumba with Mary: Bring Your Valentine to Zumba

Mary Tyree Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so bring your Valentine and join me on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons at the Cottonwood Palo Verde Fitness Center, and together we’ll build a healthy and vibrant Sun Lakes lifestyle. My Zumba Fitness class is tailored to our age group, as well as modified to meet…

What Happened to the SunBird Art Show?

Dianne Wimmer Answer: It’s happening right in your neighborhood! Due to restrictions on gatherings, as well as concern for everyone’s safety, the SunBird Art Club will not be holding the Art Show at the SunBird clubhouse this year. Instead, the Art Club has elected to hold an Open Air Art Studio Tour in conjunction with…

Connect with Reiki

Rina Cupples May we all have love to give and receive this Valentine’s Day—with family members, good friends, neighbors, and if the occasion arises, with passersby. I love the opportunities to send cards to connect with grandkids. And feeling the joy of greeting my grown and established children (Zoom is terrific for that, as is…