Category: April 2021

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook April 22 is Earth Day, a time to consider ways to be a better steward of our planet’s resources. Choosing to do home remodeling instead of new construction is a great way to be “green.” Green Remodeling has the goals to make the home more energy efficient, with healthier indoor air. Green Remodeling…

Attention IronOaks New Homeowners

You are eligible for: * Free round of golf for two * Free month at our Fitness Center * Free month of tennis and pickleball * BOGO meal at Stone & Barrel or Grill on the Green All you have to do is call the IronOaks Welcome Group, c/o Howard Lundgren, at 480-369-2015, or email him at hsljml@netzero.com,…

News from Cheers Singles Club

Ann Kisner Now that the nice weather is here, we are ready to move about and enjoy our beautiful weather. We look forward to more freedom, and the ability to do the activities we enjoy. By the time you are reading this, hopefully, we may be able to return to our Thursday social hours. For…

Word of the Month: Negentropy

David Zapatka While reading Starseed Transmissions by Ken Carey, I ran across the word negentropy. I’ve always been fascinated by the word “entropy” and its meaning, so I was immediately intrigued by this related word, driving me to research it for this month’s issue. Entropy – noun /ˈentrəpē/ 1. thermodynamics: a measure of the unavailable energy in…

Hearing Loss Association of America Meeting

Liz Booth The Sun Lakes Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America will meet virtually via the Zoom platform on Thursday, April 8, at 1 p.m. Our speaker will be Dr. Georgine Ray, Au.D., founder and owner of Affiliated Audiology Consultants, Scottsdale. Her presentation, “To Infinity and Beyond! Contemporary Hearing and Technology and Where…

Unity: Lent, a Time for Reflection

Kay Davis Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a New Thought Spiritual community. We follow the teachings of Jesus, as well as other wise Spiritual Masters. We practice positive thinking and affirmative prayer. Rev. Jeanne MacLaughlin is our minister and prepares weekly lessons for us on YouTube. Check us out on our website, www.unityofsunlakes.org. It’s…

Jason Morton Tennis Update

Kwong Young The 2021 Jason Morton went very well with great tournament entries (266), and the weather was near perfect except on the final day, Sunday, where it was a bit unseasonably windy and colder. But the show must go on, and the players did just that. At the end of all matches, it was…

CMGA Club Championship and February Results

Tom Kastelitz, 2021 Club Champion

Buddy Meola February was a busy calendar month for Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association (CMGA) members. The Presidents Cup continues with the 64 qualifying players. They are playing matches each week to whittle that number down to the final two. The results will be announced next month. February started with the Ace of Aces monthly qualifier on…

Chordaires Hit High Note

Rita Brown Sing! It will lift your spirits, lighten your heart and your step, and fill food bags. What? Well, Chordaires Show Chorus (barbershop at its best) has been rehearsing for the day we can perform for you again. To add to our minimal contact, we decided to help a few other folks. We contacted…

Sun Lakes Rangers Honors Director Curcio

Pictured are Scott Murdock, Jim Curcio (seated), Ron Burchett, Shirley Pierini, and Tim Kelly

Michael Berry The Sun Lakes Rangers hosted a luncheon for outgoing IronOaks Patrol Director Jim Curcio last month at the Cottonwood Bar & Grill. Jim built an outstanding Patrol team during his tenure, checking visitors at the gates and providing a visible crime deterrent by patrolling the community in marked vehicles. Patrol visibility is important…