Category: August 2018

Low Vision Support Group

  Linda M Horton The Low Vision Support Group will begin its meetings again on Wednesday morning, August 8, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in the first floor Card Room of the Renaissance Retirement Community. Meet friends who are legally blind. Learn about low vision equipment, diagnoses and daily living “tricks.” Share experiences with others…

RSVP is needed for seating

  Rose Pachura The Ladies Community Chit and Chat Breakfast Group will be meeting on the second, and not the first Wednesday. The second Wednesday is for August 8, 2018, at Cottonwood Country Club in the Saguaro Room. Come early to network at 8:30 a.m. to meet new and former friends or stay after the…

Golden Goalies – advice

  Bea Loozer I recently happened upon two articles that I hadn’t seen before. One was written by a famous duo: Doctors Oz and Roizen. The other was written by my favorite “Dear Abby”-type advice giver, Carolyn Hax. They were both excellent! They took different approaches, and the topics weren’t exactly the same, but read…

New insights revealed daily

Jean Newell, Associate Pastor Sometimes I miss the days when a phone was simply that, a phone! Recently, I noticed my cellphone’s battery needed recharging, so as I had done countless times before, I plugged it into the charger at the end of the day. The next morning, I unplugged the phone and realized that…

Connecting the dots

Sue Schwartz Summer school is over, and the Sun Lakes Apple Computer Club is looking forward to resuming an exciting educational calendar starting Monday, September 10, 2018. We are returning to our Cottonwood Campus in the Phoenix Room at 1:30 p.m. We learned from Steve Jobs that smart and successful Apple Computer Clubs are curious.…

Risen Savior celebrates latest campus expansion project

Bryan Newman Members of Risen Savior Lutheran Church met for a luncheon and congregational meeting on Sunday, July 8, to discuss and ratify the next step for the expansion of its Alma School Road campus. The new building will feature an additional 725-seat Worship Center and multi-purpose building, a state-of-the-art kitchen and outside patio with…

Sun Lakes ladies enjoy book signing

These women gathered Sunday afternoon to get their copies of Sandra Givens’ book, Running Horse Ranch, signed by the author. Over drinks and snacks, the women enjoyed lively conversation and expressed their delight at having their own signed copy of the book. Standing (left to right): author Sandra Givens, Diana Hedges, Meg Reeves, Elaine Isaacson,…

Chair yoga class offered

  Paullene Caraher The Chair Yoga classes are for those who are not able to easily get down on the floor and get up again. Some can get down but cannot get up. And some have balance problems while standing. So, if you have this situation, this is the class for you. Towards the end…

From Phoenix to Africa – water is needed

Pastor Jerry McGhee The Church (by Biblical definition, the Body of Christ) is in the business of dispensing water. Jesus said, “…whoever drinks the water I give will never thirst…” – that “living water” is the most important of all. Jesus fills the thirst in our soul. There is also the need for “physical water.”…

Dolly Dressers donate to underprivileged

Five members attended the July meeting. It was a workshop meeting. We all made American Girl (18” doll) sandals. It was a fun meeting. Arlene and Darby supplied kits and many supplies for the sandals. Although some of us are not too “crafty,” we all had fun and produced some cute sandals. Seven shopping bags…