Category: July 2018

SLJC Men’s Club tours Titan Missile Museum

Al Bloom The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Men’s Club traveled south of Tucson to tour the Titan Missile Museum followed by a buffet lunch at the Desert Diamond Casino in Sahuarita, Arizona, on April 24. The club meets monthly and hosts interesting speakers, schedules fun lunches out and visits interesting venues from September to June…

Savvy Travelers summer news

Jeanette Rajamaki Join us in the fall on October 11 at 6:30 p.m. at one of our Savvy Traveler’s Meetings. We bring like-minded travelers together to share experiences, to join one of our organized trips or cruises which might be going anywhere in the world or just to meet other travelers. Each month, there are…

A child’s prayer

Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church As I was growing up, my family always said grace before meals. I, in turn, taught the same grace to my children, and my children are passing the tradition on to their children. I remember when my daughter Dawn and her two young sons moved in…

Sun Lakes – Cottonwood Palo Verde at Sun Lakes

  Message from the President Anne Montgomery Summer is upon us with several large and small community projects underway or completed. The much-anticipated expansion and remodel of the Cottonwood Lounge & Grill restrooms should be close to completion. This project includes adding automatic sliding doors at the main entrance to the facility. Further community enhancements…

Sun Lakes Country Club

  Diamondbacks Baseball Trips Dates: July 31, August 25 and September 17 Time: Tuesday, July 31, bus departs SLCC at 11:00 a.m. Location: SLCC Parking Lot/Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ Cost: $45 Enjoy suite-level seats, round-trip bus transportation and all-you-can-eat food at Chase Field! Tickets will go on sale for each game after the previous game…

Simplify with a life digitally organized

  Sue Schwartz Steve Jobs’ impact on modern education might be the most underestimated aspect of his legacy. Then again, maybe it is not surprising Jobs had a visionary prescription to revolutionize teaching and learning. In short, he wanted to revolutionize education the way he did music, phones and computers. Today, his legacy lives on,…

Softball Player Profile: Bill McCoy

Larry Wolfe A native of Rochester, Minnesota, home of the acclaimed Mayo Clinic, Bill McCoy spent all of his youth and young adulthood in the Gopher State. He graduated from Mayo High School where he played baseball for the Spartans before spending most of his free time “working on his own scholarship plan.” He then…

Maricopa County Reads

  Maricopa County Reads is an online summer reading program for all ages! This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock!” The program runs throughout June and July and emphasizes the fun of reading, building your home library and community. Starting June 1, you can log your reading and community experiences to earn points, unlock badges and…

2018 Cottonwood Women’s Extended Spring League

Susie Dunn Our fun Extended League ran from April 2 to May 14 this season with a round robin format playing three sets each week. We ended up on our last Monday playing a little tennis trivia, sharing assortments of ice cream bars and popsicles and saying our goodbyes to our great snowbird friends for…