Category: August 2020

In Passing

Francis Gordon “Gus” Gustafson Francis Gordon “Gus” Gustafson passed peacefully at the age of 89 at his Houston assisted living apartment the evening of Nov. 1, 2018. He was survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Margaret Gustafson, whom he married on his birthday in 1953. He was survived by his two children: Scott…

Computer Booters Club

Helen Seaton, PR Director The Computer Booters Club is holding virtual meetings this summer since we are unable to meet in person at this time. For our August meeting, Bruce Vantine will present a program on “The Internet, Behind the Scenes.” How does a simple mouse click get me where I want to go on…

Singles Dinner Club Update

Come one, come all to the Wednesday evening club for singles. We meet every week at 5 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 Friday…

Relishing Pickleball

The Third Shot Drop. Why Is It So Important? David Zapatka The third shot drop is a shot performed near the baseline that lands softly in the opponents’ kitchen. The shot is designed with one thing in mind—get your team to the net. The mechanics of the third shot drop are simple. The ball sails…

Sun Lakes – Cottonwood Palo Verde at Sun Lakes

Message from the President Roger Beagle The “dog days of summer” have arrived, but life is good! We all should be thankful for our lifestyle here in the Sun Lakes Cottonwood Palo Verde Community. We are blessed with friends from different parts of the world and different backgrounds. Everyone has the opportunity to make new…

Unity: Be Aware

Kay Davis Greetings from Unity Church of Sun Lakes, a new thought church that follows the teachings of Jesus the Christ as well as other wise Spiritual Masters. We think positively and pray affirmatively because we know that God Love is everywhere present and indwelling in all of us, whether we know it or not. Rev.…

Golden Goalies: Stay Safe—Stay Healthy

Bea Loozer “I stepped on my scale this morning. It said, ‘Please practice social distancing. Only one person at a time on scale.’” Ouch! Maybe not so funny when exercise goes down and food consumption goes up, but it’s my favorite quarantine joke. I’m happy to see that we all seem to be getting by.…

Card Making Class

Linda Smart Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. Class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! Doors open at 9:20 a.m. The cards will be completed during the class session which begins at 9:30 a.m. The class is limited to…

The Library Corner at SLCC

Bette Hargrave Dear Friends and Readers, Your volunteer librarians have a special request for all patrons that you return ASAP all books that you have read. The library is especially short of our large print books; more and more, these books are particularly important to those of us who are experiencing eyesight problems. Please be…

News from Renaissance: Save Now—Summer Special Offer

Shot of a group of elderly friends having drinks together

Jessica Dingman, Marketing Manager No Community Fee Plus One Month Rent-Free Discover the lifestyle you have always wanted at Renaissance! Our award-winning independent living, assisted living, and memory care community offer worry-free residences, an engaging environment, and an enriched lifestyle. Renaissance offers beautiful, spacious residences to call home. Each floor plan includes modern details and plenty…