Category: Generals

Purple Heart Day – August 7

  Matt Niesz On Friday, March 16, 2018, Governor Ducey signed Senate Bill 1089 – Purp1e Heart Day, sponsored by Senator Sonny Borrelli, R-Dist. 5. The legislation recognizes August 7 as “Purple Heart Day” in Arizona. It was on August 7, 1782, at his headquarters in Newburgh, New York, that General George Washington, the Commander…

News From Your Neighbors – Neighbord Who Care, Inc.

Jennifer Gustafson, Community Outreach Manager On August 21, our nation will observe National Senior Citizens Day to show appreciation for the value and contributions of older Americans to home, family and society. This national observance was first established by President Ronald Reagan on August 19, 1988. In his proclamation, Reagan said, “For all they have…

GriefShare begins September 5 at SLUMC

  Jean Newell, Associate Pastor Some storms are predictable, and we can prepare ahead of time for what the storm will bring. Other times, a storm comes unexpectedly, and we have no choice but to deal with the storm as it comes. The same can be said for the storms in our lives; some are…

Sun Lakes – Cottonwood Palo Verde at Sun Lakes

  Message from the President Anne Montgomery Cottonwood Palo Verde’s nine standing committees are the backbone of our community. These committees are the eyes and ears of Sun Lakes and are an essential element in the continual improvement and success of CWPV. Our volunteer homeowners are the lifeblood of these committees. The ideas the members…

LifeLong Learning Program streamlines payment process

Catherine Hammond Beginning in August, New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program, simplifies its payment process. Now one check will cover both renewal of annual dues for New Adventures and the fall administration fee for Chandler-Gilbert Community College. This is a significant change for the organization. According to Bobbie Reed, registration chair, “In years past,…

Unit Happenings

  Unit 11 Dorothy Thurman The Unit 11 Ladies Coffee will be held on Wednesday, August 15, at 9:00 a.m. at the Cottonwood Café, and all Unit 11 ladies are invited to join us for coffee or breakfast – separate checks!

SLCT’s fall play to be Twelve Angry Jurors

Andrea Hummel The fall play produced by the Sun Lakes Community Theatre will be Twelve Angry Jurors. The play, a mixed gender version of Twelve Angry Men, will open November 7 and will close with a matinee performance on November 11. Watch the Splash for information regarding ticket sales. Director Howard Hummel announced the cast for…

Hot! Hot! Hot!

While you all enjoy the fun summer brings, we need to be mindful of safety tips to keep our four-legged friends safe and happy. Sunburn – Did you know that our pups can get sunburned just like we can? There are sunscreens that are made just for canines, so do not leave home without some.…

The Crystal Card Project is a community effort

Bobbie Reed Community volunteers are the success story. So many have contributed over the past two years to make The Crystal Card Project a success – donating cards, buying cards and making cards. Residents of the Renaissance were first introduced to Crystal Cards at a sales event held in the lobby. They were very impressed…