Category: April 2019

2019 Phoenix Senior Olympics

Kenneth Nelson, Sun Lakes Tennis Clubs Another year has come and gone as the Phoenix/Arizona Senior Olympics has concluded its tennis tournament. Last year I reported that some of us from Phase 1 had gotten together and decided to enter the tennis tournament. We play one another and the local clubs from SunBird and Trilogy,…

April showers bring May flowers

Ann Posiviata Spring is in the air. This signals that the Sun Lakes Camera Club official season will be coming to a close with our End-of-Year Banquet offering this year’s best of the best images. This presentation of our club members’ photographs, print and digital, is like no other. A collection of beautiful landscapes, creative…

Bridge Results

Monday Afternoon Social Partnership Bridge 2/18. 1st Dori and Ed Krenek, 2nd Ruth Hiner and Nancy Parsegian, 3rd Dick and Donna Briner; Slam: Irene Edmund and Dorothy Thurman 2/25. 1st Paul Budrick and Newell Orr, 2nd Doris and Ed Krenek, 3rd Joan Silver and Bev Anastasia; Slam: Paul Budrick and Newell Orr (2 Slams) 3/04.…

Lady Sluggers complete season

Larry Wolfe Our Lady Sluggers senior softball team completed its 2019 season and is looking forward to another successful season next year. The Sluggers play in the Valley of the Sun Ladies League which includes teams throughout the Southeast Valley. The team was managed by Terry Finley with help from coaches Scott Steinmann and Dan…

Workout with Lesly

Hi, everyone! It’s April already; where has the time gone? I love this time of year in Sun Lakes, blue sky every day! Let’s keep the fun going; it’s never too late to start. Some snow birds have left already but we have become friends and plan to get together again next season. This is…

Looking for money for your service organizations?

If your club or organization needs money, you should know that the Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation gives grants to organizations that bring Health, Education and Culture to the mature residents of Sun Lakes and the East Valley! In fact, the CWPV Foundation awarded $24,000 to local clubs and service organizations in 2018! Visit our website,…

‘Down under’ is no longer a location

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Anytime we see advertisements regarding visiting Australia or New Zealand, the common phrase is exploring “Down Under.” It is a colloquialism referring to the Southern Hemisphere and the fact that these countries are south of most other lands. However, today, I would use the term to refer to the degradation of…

The five things you should know about your hearing loss

Dr. Cliff Olson, audiologist, YouTube personality and founder of Applied Hearing Solutions in Anthem, Arizona, will discuss five key things you should know about your hearing loss and treatment options, but probably don’t. He will cover topics such as Best Practices in the hearing industry, what your hearing test results really mean and why success…

Relishing Pickleball

David Zapatka If you don’t know George Anderson, you should. Nearly everyone who plays tournament pickleball in the Valley knows this gentle soul who takes charge on the court as one of the best pickleball referees in all of Arizona. I think George has refereed more matches than all the other Sun Lakes pickleball players…

Trips and Tours

For more information or reservations please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or reservations@freespiritvacations.com. Reserve your spot for next season on two of our most popular tours. A $100 refundable (up until 60 days prior to departure) deposit is required to hold your space. Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta October 8-11, 2019 Price: $875 pp/double;…