Category: Clubs & Classes

Nuture your independence with Tai Chi

  Kim Kubsch More than one in three persons over the age of 65 falls each year, often at home. Once a fall occurs, you are three to four times more likely to fall again within six months. Up to 80% of these falls occur in the bathroom. Interesting that during our youth, we have…

Fun Lakers Club news

  Carole Sinicki In April, the Fun Lakers Club (FLC) nominated new board and committee chairs for the upcoming season. In May, the position for activities chair remained open. We would like to now congratulate Donna and Felix Petrillo as our new co-chairs. Voting for this position took place at the May FLC board meeting,…

Sun Lakes Lions Club donates AFMA/Sun Lakes Community Assistance Program “Lock Boxes”

Brian Curry Sun Lakes Lions Club President Larry Palmer presents a check to the Arizona Fire & Medical Authority/Sun Lakes Community Assistance Program Coordinator Scott Jaeger to be used to purchase 12 “lock boxes” for financially-strapped Sun Lakes residents. The actual lock boxes will be purchased at the fire district’s station and then donated to…

Join summer garden discussion

  Pauline Lee The July 17 meeting of the Sun Lakes Garden Club will feature a round table discussion on “Maintaining Your Garden During the Hot Summer Months.” Members and guests will share problems and suggest solutions. The discussion will be led by Diane Beatty who has been gardening in Sun Lakes for 25 years…

Come join the Chess Club

  Arthur Fink The Sun Lakes Chess Club invites you to join us, whether you are a beginner or a grand master chess player. We meet every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Ceramics Room (A-8) in Cottonwood. Come early or come late; you are always welcome. There are no dues or…

DAR goes to Washington for Continental Congress

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte Daughters celebrated with a trip to Washington, DC, to attend Daughters of the American Revolution’s (DAR) 127th Continental Congress, beginning June 20, 2018. Marjorie Nelson, Gila Butte Regent, and Lesley Baran, Honorary Gila Butte Regent and State DAR Organizing Secretary, represented Sun Lakes’ Gila Butte DAR Chapter. Since its founding…

Sun Lakes Breakfast Lions attend District Convention

Brian Curry The Sun Lakes Breakfast Lions Club recently sent a delegation to the Lions Club International’s district convention in Phoenix. In addition to networking with other Lion officials from the State of Arizona, they attended informational workshops and manned the Lions Camp Tatiyee booth, selling their popular fundraising football pool books. Interested in joining…

Writers’ Page

  Just a Battered Old Flag Dick Nelsen When we were children one of the first songs we learned was the “Star Spangled Banner,” we were taught to put our right hand over our heart and look at the nation’s flag. Most of us memorized the words and made a valiant effort to sing it…

Essential oils and sun care

  JoAnne Gaudioso Essential Oils have been around for centuries. There are a lot of health benefits that you can get by using Essential Oils, and there are various kinds that you can choose from. Essential Oils are often used for skin care and for good reason. Essential Oils can be used to rejuvenate the…