Category: Generals

New Patrol Manager Brings Extensive Experience

Shirley Pierini, the new patrol manager for Cottonwood/Palo Verde

Penny Peterson Shirley Pierini came to Sun Lakes in 2016 after a long career in police work and private security. She was recently named Patrol manager for HOA  2, Cottonwood/Palo Verde. She fell in love with police work when she joined the Bellview, Wash., Police Department in 1969. “Once you experience it, it’s in your…

The “Magic of Raymond Show” Returns

Ray Texeira Last year, “The Magic of Raymond” charity show raised thousands of dollars, and I am excited to announce that the team is back together to do another charity show this November. Hopefully, by then, we all can get back together and have some fun. Members of the production team are “virtually” building props,…

Reach Out Sun Lakes Helps Feed the Hungry

Ellen Engel I received an email from Matthew’s Crossing letting me know that they have been receiving an uptick in donations from Sun Lakes. Our groups, the Bridge Club, Democratic Club, Unity Church, and Jewish Community are emailing their members to remind them about the need for donations. At Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank, they see…

Arizona Rangers News

On the left is Miguel Romero, and on the right is Carlos Lozano. (Submitted by Michael Berry)

Michael Berry The Sun Lakes Rangers are now providing safety patrols three days each week in IronOaks, Cottonwood/Palo Verde, Sun Lakes Country Club, and our neighbors down the street in SunBird. All patrols are coordinated by the director of security in each community. The Sun Lakes Company is working hard to provide an extra measure…

Crystal Cards Shelter in Place

Working at home, Bobbie Reed chooses colorful trim paper for creating Crystal Cards.

Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards are being made every day. The current concerns about coronavirus have prevented us from holding group workshops. However, volunteers are keeping busy at home. They are conducting one-person work sessions in guest rooms, living rooms, dining rooms, and dens all over Sun Lakes. We are growing our inventory of cards to…

Cottonwood Palo Verde at Sun Lakes

Message from the President Roger Beagle As I write this message, we homeowners have been asked to stay indoors, maintain social distancing, and not meet in groups larger than 10. Rather than restate what we have been through, I would like to discuss some things in our community which we can all look forward to…

The Library Corner at SLCC

Bette Hargrave Dear Readers, I hope you are all safe at home and reading! Your library is open once again as of May 11, 2020, and we hope everyone will follow the rules and guidelines of our HOA. Masks and gloves are recommended in the library for patrons and librarians. With the COVID-19 virus changing…

Card Making Class Notice

Linda Smart Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. Class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! Doors open at 9:20 a.m. The cards will be completed during the class session which begins at 9:30 a.m. The class is limited to…

Staying Engaged While Socially Distancing

Jessica Dingman, Marketing Manager At Renaissance, our goal is to foster a community of physical and mental well-being for our residents—today and every day. Even during times of social distancing, we are providing residents with opportunities to participate in engaging activities to stay connected. Our incredible activities team has been adapting the activities schedule to…

Message from the President of New Adventures in Learning

Bill Haskell, president of New Adventures' Governing Council

Bill Haskell In our 21 years of existence, our traditional goal has been to provide quality courses for our members—courses that are thought provoking, entertaining, challenging, and rewarding. As a result of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Adventures has been forced to make several difficult decisions about our classes. The first, in March,…