Category: July 2017

Taste and see

Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church Want to lose weight? It seems everyone struggles with a weight issue one time or another during their lifetime, and why not when so much of our time is focused around food? Numerous television and radio commercials tout the visually-appealing, aroma-enticing, pallet-pleasing images of a variety…

Fall prevention class offered at SLUMC

Allison Scharr, RMA and Care Coordinator for Legacy Home Care, will give a presentation at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church on Thursday, July 6, at 10:00 a.m. on how to prevent falls in the home. She will cover what to do if you fall and how to make your home “fall” safe. Jamie Flesher, RN,…

We all can learn

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. As the summer begins and our visitors leave, we remember the funny things that occurred, especially if much younger children are part of the entourage – grandchildren, if you will. Staring us in the face is the end of the year fast approaching which will find, once more, an onslaught of…

Softball Player Profile

Larry Wolfe “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature; old things are passed away; behold, all things are new.” (2 Corinthians 5:17) This passage is the perfect description of Doug Warwick. Born in Chicago but raised in West Des Moines and later Raleigh, North Carolina, Doug played high school baseball…

Golden Goalies – Dear Miss Piggy

Jan’s Golden Goalies winnings might buy a cup of coffee.

Jan Bobbett Jan is feeling rich today because she won the contents of the piggy pot. It was huge, by Golden Goalie standards — $2.65 to be precise. Let’s be happy for her. On the other hand, scoring any large booty from the piggy pot is bad for members, and here’s why: When a Goalie…

Fun Lakers Club summer news

Carole Sinicki Summer has arrived, and we all look forward to those beautiful but hot days ahead as we search for “cool” activities. With that in mind, the Fun Lakers Club plans and develops activities for every month of the year. So, whether you’re a snowbird or a full-time resident, here for the winter or…

Wet and Wild water aerobics

Marti Scott Yes, you are right — summer is here. I love summer water aerobics, because it is warm enough for more stretching and balance exercises. These exercises are so good for our bodies, and they help prevent falling. Exercising is not the only reason to join us — meeting new friends and laughing are…

Happy Birthday to you!

Marge Rasmussen

Marge Rasmussen celebrates her 90th birthday Marge Rasmussen celebrated her 90th birthday joined by 70 friends and members of her family. The gathering was held at the Sun Lakes United Methodist Church on Thursday, June 1. She was born Marjorie Yvonne Snyder in Page, Nebraska, on May 28, 1927. She and her husband Bud moved…

IWLN award winners

Ringer Winners (left to right): Denise Lott, Ann Gavin, Lorene Roberts, Judy Thompson, Susan Meer, Sandy Krediet, Linda Liberti and Judy Frink

Nancy Davis, Publicity Ringer Winners: Our President Denise Fleshner hosted an absolutely wonderful and well-attended General Meeting and Brunch Awards Ceremony on April 12. Because the IWLN has so many amazing members, we have more ladies to acknowledge and congratulate from this meeting in this month’s edition. Deborah Poropat presented the January/February Ringer winners with their…