Category: August 2018

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…

SLLC president presents Melvin Jones Fellow Awards

SLLC President Larry Palmer is shown presenting a Melvin Jones Fellow to Lion Ray Born. The Melvin Jones Fellow is one of the highest awards bestowed to a Lion. The plaque states, “Melvin Jones Fellow presented to Ray Born for Dedicated Humanitarian Services and signed by the current Lions Clubs International Foundation Chairperson.” Lion Ray…

Summer is here for PVLGA golf

Liz DeMichael, Publicity The Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA) played a variety of fun games in June and posted some great scores. Read on… 6/05. O-N-E-S. The ladies used their results on only the holes starting with O-N-E-S toward their final scores, even though they play a full round. Someone could have a great…

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 as,…

Ladies love lapidary

Doug Williams You’re kidding, right? Well, many folks believe that only guys cut rocks – but that is NOT the case! Indeed, the ladies of the Sun Lakes Rock, Gem & Silver Club really do love lapidary! Also, did you know that the Rock Club has three fully-equipped craft shops? As reported by Club Treasurer…

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…

Singles Dinner Club notice

  Come one, come all to the Wednesday evening club for singles. We meet every week at 5:00 p.m. at the Palo Verde dining room for a sumptuous dinner and wonderful conversation with others in the same place in their lives. If Wednesday isn’t good for you, we also have a table for singles on…

Jewish High Holidays fast approaching

Doris Codkind, Publicity We are approaching the most sacred time on the Jewish calendar… the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. From the blowing of the Shofar, listening to our incomparable choir and guest musicians and the haunting strains of Kol Nidre, we are steeped in this warm sense of tradition and community.…