Category: Clubs & Classes

Anglers Club recap

The Sun Lakes Anglers Club (SLAC) met on April 2 to wish one of our longtime members, Dave Gaw, happy trails as he heads to Montana to be around family. Dave joined SLAC back in 2003 and has supported well over 150 fishing derbies during his time with the club. He has touched the lives…

Sun Lakes Lions Club annual Casino Night

Lion John Peterson In late January, the Sun Lakes Lions Club hosted its annual Casino Night at the Sun Lakes Country Club. Over 400 guests were treated to a fun-filled night of gambling. Assistance was provided by Harrah’s Ak Chin Resort and the Sun Lakes Lions Breakfast Club. After earning reward dollars, the participants then…

Sun Lakes Apple Club: iMovie for beginners

Jan Bobbett “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Just imagine how much a short video can add to your favorite subject. In the Apple Club class in May, you can get iMovie help from a seasoned user. Sun Lakes Apple Club iPhone and iPad instructor Mike Canterbury will be presenting his Video Editing Class…

Breakfast is served as DAR supports Honor Flight

Toni Bolling Lutter Cheers, tears and breakfast were waiting at Sky Harbor Airport when veterans arrived for their March 19 Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) served continental breakfast and mingled with the veterans of WWII and Korea, while Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.) distributed patriotic, hand-decorated…

Learn how to make your own cards

Hi neighbors! Wish you could find the perfect card to give to family and friends? Why not have fun making your own! Come join me on the second Monday of every month and make two greeting cards. I am an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator and will host two classes. The first class will begin at…

Risen Savior Food Drive Continues

Rev. Ron Burcham, Sr. Pastor of Risen Savior Lutheran Church, announced that the congregation of Risen Savior invites all Sun Lakes residents to join in this year’s Spring Food Drive which will benefit the Chandler Food Bank. He said, “It is especially important to help the Food Bank in the late spring, because it enables…

Last meeting of the season: RAP!

Hearing loss can be a difficult and frustrating experience if we try to walk the journey alone. There are 48 million people in the United States who live with some degree of hearing loss 24/7. We will share ways we can embrace our challenge through discussion, a short video and enactment of denial as we…

Lucky Shot Pool Club spring tournament results

Gary Vacin Playoffs are set for the Lucky Shot Pool Club Championships following completion of the spring tournaments. Jerry Cisneros won both the 9-Ball and 8-Ball spring tournaments. The 9-Ball championship will be determined by a playoff between Cisneros; Jack Hills, fall tournament winner; and Michael Dalsanders, winter tournament winner. Cisneros will face off against…

On women and fly fishing

Brad Smith My wife once asked me, “What do you guys do after you’re done fishing for the day; do you give each other back rubs?” I consider this question so profound that I still ponder it after these many years. What statement throughout history could better exemplify the male-female dialectic! Obviously, she thought this…

Dolly Dressers and more

At the March meeting, we paired over 300 stuffed animals with books. We bag them together and donate to Title 1 elementary schools in Chandler. They are used by the teachers as reading incentives, and the kids love getting a book they get to keep (and animal). For some children, this might be the only…