Category: Clubs & Classes

Chordaires, new members on board

  Karen Sproates Chordaires Chorus elected new officers for the Board for the 2018-2019 year. Sandra Bocynesky, president; Nancy Henderson, vice president; Libby Bender, treasurer; Karen Sproates, secretary; and Donna Commo, membership chair. Additionally, Ginger Henry will serve as performance diva and Sheri Hopkins as funds chair. The Chordaires Show Chorus has been alive and…

Summer softball is here

  Larry Wolfe Our second summer league began play in early May and will continue through September. We began playing “organized games” last summer with a three-team league. Due to heightened interest, this year, our Summer League has expanded to five teams and the number of games scheduled has been greatly expanded. Apparently, Sun Lakes…

Poker players wanted

  Tom Rhea Seeking poker players for friendly dealer’s choice high and low poker game with no wild cards. Betting 10 cents, 20 cents a pair or last card. Three-raise max per betting round. Play Monday and Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Cottonwood A-3 Card Room. Call Tom at FurnServe, 480-883-8811.

Aero Club gathering hears from retired Navy pilot

  Gary Vacin A retired U.S. Navy pilot reviewed his 30-year career as a carrier-based fighter pilot during a presentation to the Sun Lakes Aero Club gathering April 18. Capt. Lonny McClung told his audience that prior to his first combat mission over North Vietnam, he was absolutely terrified. “Many of my contemporaries didn’t come…

Golden Goalies – now she’s a keeper

  Bea Loozer Our member Judi Brown reached her goal weight in May and is now a keeper. (Applaud) It takes work to become a keeper, as all Goalies would agree. And most would agree it takes some work to maintain that status. After all, it’s easy to put pounds back on whether you’re in…

And the award goes to…

  Judith Kuse It’s a Sun Lakes Hiking Club annual tradition to bestow awards on deserving members at its year-end picnic. This year was no exception. While members were gathered at Oasis Park for a potluck lunch in late March, the SLHC leadership made its official and unofficial presentations. In the “official” category, the Sunshine…

Lady Jokers Wild Hand and Foot Card Group

  Susan Gottschalk The Lady Jokers Wild Hand and Foot card group, who regularly meet on Thursday afternoons, recently gathered for their seventh annual hors d’oeuvre party at the home of Ellen Hellman. She was ably assisted by her committee of Karen Ryan, Shirley Hutchings and Patty LeVoir.

SLCT selects new board of directors for 2018-2019

Marcia Stevic Sun Lakes Community Theatre has selected its Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 season. They are: President – Phyllis Novy, Vice-President – Jim Janowski, Secretary – Carol Horowitz, Technical Chairman – Rick Whitney, Mary Vandergriff – Program Chairman, Publicity Chairman – Bill Becker, and Budget – Cindi Decker. In addition, Kathy Jones serves…

Movement for low back pain

  Noell Hyman Take a moment to notice the way you’re sitting right now. Is your back rounding backward? Think about how much you sit during the day and how often your spine might be rounding back, which is the opposite position the lower back is designed for. It is supposed to curve slightly inward…

What motivated you to seek Reiki?

  Lois Valleau Reiki is a gentle yet powerful energy that relaxes the body and promotes healing. Since 1995, the Reiki Circle has been in existence in Sun Lakes. Each Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m., we meet in Room A-2 in the Cottonwood courtyard to share this healing energy. We offer this service as a…