Category: September 2016

Line dancing with Judee

After 17 years I still get excited when I start picking dances and music for classes restarting on Monday, September 5. I also realize how much I look forward to teaching line dancing to the dancers returning and all the new dancers who have registered for this next season. The music is the first to…

Arizona Ataxia Awareness extravaganza

Howler was the special guest at last year’s Ataxia Awareness Extravaganza

The Arizona Ataxia Support Group, a non-profit associated with the National Ataxia Foundation (NAF), would like to invite you to our fundraising and awareness event on Saturday, September 24 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at St. Xavier University, 92 W. Vaughn, Gilbert, AZ 85233. Through our event, Arizona Ataxia Awareness Extravaganza,” we are going to bring…

P.E.O. members continue their philanthropic endeavors

PCE grant recipient Raena Woods is presented a check by Lucy Everingham and Becky Paschal-Snyder of Chapter DD.

Becky Paschal-Snyder P.E.O. is an international philanthropic and educational organization which promotes increased educational opportunities for women. One of their many projects is PCE, Program for Continuing Education. This program presents need-based grants to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to support themselves and/or their families.…

Arts and Crafts fall meeting notice

Diana Ellis The Sun Lakes Arts and Crafts Association annual fall meeting will be held on Monday, October 10 at 10:00 a.m. in the Friendship Room at Sun Lakes Country Club. Members can sign up for the association’s fall show which will be held on Saturday, November 26 at Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 N.…

Advanced Spanish Conversation Group meeting notice

Dianne Zimmerman The Advanced Spanish conversation group meets each Wednesday. If you’ve studied Spanish, lived in a Spanish speaking country, spoken Spanish at home while growing up or have graduated from an intermediate Spanish class, this group is for you. Our focus is practicing and understanding Spanish in an informal setting. We meet from 4:15-5:30…

Desert Bats win Western States Tourney

Larry Wolfe Our Desert Bats 65 plus team recently won the Western States Qualifying Tournament in Prescott. The Bats swept the tournament field, finishing with a perfect 5-0 record. The Bats lived up to their name as their bats produced 109 runs, an average of nearly 22 per contest. They collectively had a .670 batting…

Sun Lakes Lions install new officers

The Sun Lakes Breakfast Lions Club recently installed their new officers for the next year. The oath was administered by Past Lions District Governor Barbara Dailey (far right) Pictured are front row: John Wharam, secretary, Betty Manovsky, membership, Carol Manovsky, membership, Donna O’Neill, president, Ashlie Gellerman, 2nd vice president and Barbara Dailey, past district governor;…