Category: Features

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,…

Home sellers beware!

  Cathi Pospisil Being a 30-Year Residential Real Estate Broker… I want to personally caution you to the latest trend, Instant Offer Companies: OfferPad, Opendoor, Zillow Instant Offer, Amazon and many more. Organized home flippers have been around a long time, but now the tech giants are in the game. This trend is being sold…

Attention IronOaks New Homeowners

  You are eligible for a FREE round of golf for two, FREE week of fitness, FREE week of tennis and BOGO meal at Stone & Barrel or Grill on the Green. All you have to do is call the IronOaks Welcome Group, c/o Howard Lundgren, at 480-369-2015 or email him at hsljml@netzero.com to receive…

The Hot Spot

  Brian Curry Old Long Island, NY, volunteer firefighters don’t fade away; they just move to Arizona and become “Crisis Response” volunteers. New recruit Joe Sarro (left) is a Freeport FD (Nassau County) volunteer firefighter, and Brian Curry (right) is from the North Patchogue FD (Suffolk County), both on Long Island. Curry, a nine-year CR…

Sandy Lundberg – Educator of the Year

Norm Noble The Sun Lakes Rotary Club’s “Educator of the Year” award recognizes excellence in education throughout the Chandler Unified School District. In May, 2018, the Sun Lakes Rotary selected Sandy Lundberg, just-retired principal of Casteel High School, as recipient of its first “Educator of the Year” award. Club President Peter Meade said, “Sandy is…

Word of the Month: Synesthesia

  David Zapatka Reading about cognition and perception recently, I was introduced to the word “synesthesia” which is this month’s WOTM. Synesthesia – noun syn·es·the·sia si-nəs-ˈthē-zh(ē-)ə 1. a concomitant sensation: especially a subjective sensation or image of a sense (as of color) other than the one (as of sound) being stimulated. 2. the condition marked by the…

Remodeling Corner

  Janet Cook Falls are the leading cause of accidental death for seniors. One out of three adults will fall each year, and the longer it takes one to get help determines their ability to survive and recover. Here are some valuable tips when remodeling to consider for increased safety and fall prevention. Home Remodeling…

In Passing

  Janis Burgarella Danforth Janis Burgarella Danforth, age 73, was born in New Haven, CT, on January 27, 1945. She was a devoted wife, mother and friend. Janis departed this earth on June 14, 2018, in Sun Lakes, AZ. She leaves behind her loving husband of 54 years, David Danforth of Sun Lakes, AZ; daughter…