Category: April 2021

Cottonwood Niners April Updates

Vy Armour, Publicity Cottonwood Niners continue to have golf fun on Thursday afternoons with a variety of events, as well as charity contributions. In February, there was a two-week eclectic tournament where players could improve their game hole-by-hole with a second round of play. Gross score winners were Minna Rasmussen, Marilyn Jasper, Tracy Thornock, Christine…

Sheriff’s Posse Welcomes New Member

Glenn Osborne

Commander Craig Lloyd, Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse Please join me in welcoming another new member, Glenn Osborne, to the Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse organization. Glenn started his career as an engineer working in a nuclear plant in California with the responsibilities of overseeing reactor control systems. Throughout his career, Glenn worked for Xerox and Honeywell,…

Oakwood Lady Niners Golf League

Reggie Wegman March proved to be the windy month. We all had the gusts take our shots out of bounds, slide to the right or left, and slip off the greens. What excuse will we use in April? Does everyone realize how much work goes into our weekly tournaments? When you join our club, the…

Economy of Attention

Pastor Marvin Arnpriester The Smithsonian magazine recently featured an article titled “Drawing Fire.” Author Ron Rosenbaum began the article, “Fueled by outrage and armed with an artist’s pen, journalist and activist Molly Crabapple fights for justice in the Middle East and closer to home.” The article tells of her willingness to brave difficult situations to…

Sun Lakes Democratic Club Meeting

Dolly Loftin Our next meeting will be on Monday, April 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m. for social, and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. (If you read this in a local publication and would like to attend, please calendar the date and email Weldon at wlkariz@aol.com. Request…

Zumba With Mary

Mary Tyree April is a great time of year in the Valley. I know many of you are getting ready to leave for the summer, so I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting my Zumba Fitness program for the past nine years here in Sun Lakes. Once again, we’ve had…

Desert Artists Club Update

DAC group members at January 2020 Share Your Art event

Sue Sindelar At the time of this writing, March 11, we are encouraged that we will be able to gather as a group sometime soon. Our room, A-8, the Ceramics Room in Cottonwood, has been available and waiting for our return. Members have chosen not to gather, for safety reasons, during this pandemic. Now that…

SLLGA Results

Judy Wegener The Sun Lakes Ladies Golf Association kicked off February with the league’s two-day Presidents Cup. Congrats to Goldie Herberg for overall champion. Feb. 2 and 9 Presidents Cup: Champion Goldie Herberg; Flight 1: 1st Marci Koppelmaa, 2nd Judy Bray, 3rd Penny Nowicki; Flight 2: 1st Leo Liepold, 2nd Julie Hamlin, 3rd (tie) Jan Fletcher…

Making Over Your Mood with Essential Oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Maintaining a positive mood and attitude can be very challenging at times. Many of us have been struggling with that, particularly over the past year. Just as being in a good mood gives you a sense of happiness and well-being, bad moods can lead to negative feelings over time. When it comes to…