Category: April 2019

SLJC Sisterhood holds annual card party

Esther Spear The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood held their annual card party fundraiser for local charities on February 11 at the Oakwood Country Club. Almost 200 women gathered to play games such as Mah Jong, Bridge and Canasta. There was a delicious buffet lunch, a bake sale, extraordinary gift baskets and gift certificates from…

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…

‘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…

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;…

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…