Category: September 2016

Sew-N-Sews to meet September 14

Judy Waltz Sew-N-Sews will meet September 14 at 1:00 p.m. in the Navajo Room at Sun Lakes Country Club. Our program will introduce Special Interest Groups (SIGS) and Friendship Interest Groups (FIGS). These include: SIGS – Beading, Embroidery, Needlework, Pads for Paws and Charity Sewing for Chandler Regional Hospital; and FIGS – Bobbinettes and Sew…

A welcome to new Valley residents

As you settle in as new residents of our beautiful Valley, or have lived here for some time but are unaffiliated with any congregation, you will probably be looking for a spiritual connection to the community and your faith. The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation in Chandler is a synagogue not just for residents of that…

Tips for a successful hike

Taking a break on South Mountain!

Roberta Arpan Have you ever wondered about the origin of the word hiking? Hill walking was shortened to hiking in the mid-1800s when people began to take long walks for pleasure and trekking from place to place was no longer associated with poverty or vagrancy. Hiking was further popularized after World War I when the…

Rotary meeting line-up

Dr. William Guerriero, Interim President of Chandler-Gilbert Community College will be Rotary’s September 13 speaker.

Norm Noble On Tuesday, September 6, Carolyn Richel, M.S. Ed from Hospice of the Valley will present “How to talk to your doctor.” Carolyn has devoted much of her professional life to supporting not-for-profit agencies. She has worked for Hospice of the Valley since 2005, first in the agency’s MediCaring program and currently serving as…

Swing at Arizona Classical Jazz Festive

Buddy Apfel, Diana Perez and John Pelegrino

Helen Daley Sun Lakes resident Diana Perez will lead off the Arizona Classic Jazz Festival at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort in Chandler on Thursday, November 3 at 4:15 p.m. Diana’s Trio consists of drummer John Pellegrino and bassist Buddy Apfel and they will be presenting a “Tribute to Billy Holliday.” The Festival…

It’s a grand time for photography

Sun Lakes Camera Club members at the Grand Canyon in July (photo credit Lynn Thompson).

It’s a year for celebration as our national parks turn 100! What better way to join in than visiting one of the grandest of them all, the Grand Canyon. Our very own Lynn Thompson shared his knowledge and experience by hosting a workshop on the popular South Rim. Lynn offered his expertise about capturing this…

September flu clinic at SLUMC

Sun Lakes United Methodist Church will again be offering its popular flu shot clinic to the Sun Lakes community on September 29 from 10:30 a.m.-noon. The clinic will be administered by Theresa Taylor, Walgreen’s Sun Lakes pharmacist and will be conducted in Room Four of the church’s Education Building. Walgreen’s accepts most insurances and will…

Free health information

Neil Tamber Assistance is available to seniors, the disabled and caregivers provided by volunteer counselors especially trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include the following: Basic information about original Medicare, Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare prescription drug plans (Part D), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMO’s, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long Term…

Beautiful

Jessica was quite the cover girl!

Dr. Madelaine Paschal Webster defines the word beautiful as ‘delighting the aesthetic senses.’ God, on the other hand, admires the unfading beauty of a gentle spirit. Personally, I vote for God. But both definitions describe someone I know. A gentle spirit of a woman…an exceptional woman…a beautiful woman. Her name is Jessica Ford Marek, 82…

Shalom Chapter of Hadassah

Doris Codkind, Publicity Our summer hiatus is over (even though it is still hot), and it’s back to work for our very active chapter of Hadassah. The first of many interesting and informative meetings and events begins on September 27. Our program introduces A Lifetime of Memories and its designer, Lisa Gershkowitz. A Lifetime of Memories…