Category: June 2020

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…

Ways to Beat the Heat with Essential Oils

JoAnne Gaudioso As we step into summer, we are always thinking of ways that will help us to get through the “dog days of summer” in a more comfortable and healthy way. Summertime is perfect for many outdoor activities: going to the pool, attending neighborhood barbeques, or hiking in the mountains, to name a few.…

Softball Stats for Traditionalists

Record-setter and league leader Reyes Gonzales (Photo courtesy of Mug Shot Studios)

Larry Wolfe Why do most baseball and softball fans and players love statistics? It’s probably because stats give the game historical context and allow for the comparison of various accomplishments from the past to the present. They also are used to measure the performance of each player versus others on his team and in his…

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…

Fun Lakers June Club News

Bob and Vickie Bybee I am sorry to say that there will be no activities this month for the Fun Lakers due to the COVID-19 virus. We will advise everyone when we can have events and where they will be. We did have the elections last month for our top four officers, effective July 1,…

Julie’s Fitness Class

Julie Bauman invites you to come to her Total Body Conditioning class at SLCC in the Mirror Room, Mondays and Fridays at 8:30 a.m. For the past 15 years, Julie has been teaching Group Fitness in the Chandler, Sun Lakes, and South Gilbert area. She is currently accepting Silver Sneakers, United HealthCare-Renew Active, and Advantage,…

A New Normal

"A Good Group" taken by club member Herman Dirks during one of our adventures. Remember the camaraderie and joy of photography and this great land of ours! Thanks, Herman. Indeed, a good, if not great, group!

Ann Posiviata As we continue to abide by the current social distancing guidelines, the Sun Lakes Camera Club summer sessions will be on hold. Per our current president, our club is following all state and federal guidelines for the prevention of spreading the coronavirus COVID-19. All club activities have been postponed, rescheduled, or accommodated to meet safety…

Healthy Lifestyle Forum for Changing Times

Mature woman having tea and browsing internet with her husband on laptop

Carolyn McCorkle The Healthy Lifestyle Forum is a free educational Zoom event which will be held on Thursday, June 18, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. This online presentation is limited to the first 100 people who register. Your registration will be confirmed by email, and the Zoom meeting link will be provided at that time.…

Word of the Month: Tsuris

David Zapatka Friend Marty Minnich and I were discussing the coronavirus pandemic when he closed his email with this statement, “I hope you and I will see each other fairly soon on the other side of all this tsuris.” Marty loves words so he threw in “tsuris” at the end of his message. He’s a fellow “verbivore.”…