Category: March 2021

Lady Sluggers Nearing End of Season

Larry Wolfe Our Lady Sluggers senior softball squad is nearing the end of its season. Doubleheaders are scheduled for every Monday and Wednesday through March 10. The first pitch is at noon each day. This has been a “different” year (I refuse to say “unprecedented!”) due to COVID implications. The number of teams in the…

Agave Quilters Guild of Sun Lakes

Shari Davison Many of our quilters are using this time during the COVID-19 pandemic to brighten the lives of children in hospitals and a Navajo orphanage. The last delivery of 96 quilts brought the group’s total up to 2,059 in the last five years. The children love receiving these colorful and kid-friendly quilts, which are…

Hill, Michelin Win Pool Club Tournaments

Gary Vacin Jack Hill and Jeff Michelin finished on top in 9-Ball and 8-Ball, Pocket 1, respectively, in the Lucky Shot Pool Club’s winter tournament which concluded Feb. 10. The club thanks all players who completed play despite restrictions caused by the COVID-19 virus. Tournament results follow: 9-Ball, Pocket 1: 1st Jack Hill, 2nd Jerry…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club

Jerry Vance We are still on hold with COVID-19; can’t believe it is almost one year. The Sun Lakes Tennis Club is still playing tennis though. Each Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday morning, you will find members playing at the courts. There are no meetings or tournaments to enjoy, but we have a good time with…

Made for the Eternal

Dr. Mark Drake, Pastor, First Baptist Church of Sun Lakes The Bible tells us that God has “put eternity into man’s heart” (Ecclesiastes 3:11). This amazing truth is born out in so many ways as we observe the people around us. Look into their eyes. They are filled with longings, needs, and hopes. Of course,…

Crystal Cards: Looking Back

Remember when The Crystal Card Project had group work sessions?

Bobbie Reed Remember group work sessions? Remember public sales? Those occurred regularly until a year ago. March 2020 was when The Crystal Card Project canceled all public events. We never thought that the shutdown would still be in effect one year later. By April, volunteers were busy working at home as part of socially-distanced assembly…

Knights of Columbus: Featured Knight—Larry Edwards

Larry Edwards

Maynard Iverson, Chairman, Public Relations, Council 9678 Brother Lawrence (Larry) Edwards has been an active leader in the Knights since he joined the order 18 years ago. He has served ably as Grand Knight, Faithful Navigator of the Fourth Degree Assembly, Financial Secretary, Chancellor, and on numerous committees responsible for conducting the Council’s many service…

Sun Lakes Aero Club Grounded Until November

Although the Sun Lakes Aero Club has been inactive for more than a year because of the COVID-19 virus, several members continue to fly their aircraft based at the Chandler Municipal Airport. Pictured is a RAV-6 owned by Cannon Hill.

Gary Vacin The Sun Lakes Aero Club will be unable to continue its monthly activities until November, according to Cannon Hill, club president. Because of the COVID-19 virus, the Sun Lakes Country Club, where the club has hosted its monthly gatherings and board of directors’ meetings for years, has closed virtually all of its meeting…

Card Making Class

Linda Smart Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. The class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! Doors open at 9:20 a.m. The cards will be completed during one of multiple class sessions, which will begin at 9:30 a.m. Presently,…

Finding Balance in the Uncertainty of COVID

Pastor Mitch McDonald, Sun Lakes Community Church The musical Fiddler on the Roof focuses greatly on the theme of tradition. When the main character Tevye explains why they fiddle on the roof in their village, he says, “You may ask ‘Why do we stay up there if it’s so dangerous?’ Well, we stay because Anatevka is…