Category: Clubs & Classes

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

News from Cheers Singles Club

Ann Kisner There is not much to say. We are all anxious to move on. Hopefully, the new vaccines will help to get this flu out of here. Be sure to keep your distance and keep that mask on. Continue your great support for the kids in need at Hamilton High. You have been so…

Short Line Model Railroad Club

Harry Huckemeyer Things slowly are changing, and good things appear to be happening. Our problems associated with the virus epidemic are far from over, but there is a glimpse of light at the end of the tunnel, and we all have hopes that it gets brighter as each day passes by. The recommended vaccines have…

Spring Inspires Desert Artists

Veterans Oasis Park just before sunset

Sue Sindelar Spring has sprung here in the Valley, even if it isn’t official for a few weeks. Residents are outside working in their yards, planting new flowers, and enjoying the wonderful weather by walking and biking. We are taking in some of the best nature views as spring unfolds its magic. As artists, it…

Rotary Club: Sun Lakes Rotary: Service Above Self

Hamilton High School football players flanked by Rotary members Bill Crump (left) and Roger Edmonds (right)

Phyllis Carr During these unprecedented times of closures and restrictions, social distancing, and masks, Sun Lakes Rotary has continued to meet, and to commit ourselves and our club to Service Above Self. One excellent example is the work of our current Rotarian of the Month Don Robins. Don joined in 2005, after retiring from General…