Category: September 2016

Softball player profile

Larry Wolfe When you think California native, you envision someone from the land of palm trees, beaches and high-priced houses, but Bill Stanick is a different type of California native. You see Bill grew up in a four-room shack (his description!) on the Monongahela River in California, Pennsylvania in the land of steel mills and…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

All Souls’ Day Ellie Clark All Souls’ Day was a day I remembered from the time I was a little girl. It was the day that we prayed for the souls of the departed. As a little girl I really didn’t grasp the full meaning of the day. As a matter of fact, I didn’t grasp…

Chordaires Show Chorus plans a delicious fundraiser

“Please Buy Us a Song” is the theme for this season’s fundraising effort. While the Chordaires sing for the sheer love of music and to make others in the local community happy, music is not free. One song for the full chorus costs us approximately $175 including copyright and arranger’s fees. The Chordaires are hoping…

Men’s Niner’s July results

Jim Wegman, Publicity We are in the deepest part of the Arizona summer; don’t forget to hydrate the day before, the day you play and the day after, to keep the fluid level in your system at a safe level. Check the water level in your car and golf cart batteries before you start to…

The Hot Spot

Sun Lakes Fire District places new ambulance in service.

Brian Curry As part of their continuing dedication to provide the finest in emergency medical services to the residents of the Sun Lakes fire district a new 2016 Ford-Horton ambulance was recently put into service. “In addition to all the medical devices expected in any advanced life services ambulance, this ambulance has the latest in…

Anglers are ready for a great fall

Our first meeting for the fall will be in the Mirror Room of Sun Lakes Country Club on September 6 at 7:00 p.m. We are just starting to contact and get replies from area schools. Watch for our column in October for all the dates for our fishing derbies. For any new folks out there,…

Water Aerobics

Karen Hall It is monsoon time here in the Valley and even when our class begins, temperature is definitely hot! Just a reminder, the Monday through Friday class time is 7:00-8:00 a.m. Saturday morning classes begin at 8:00 a.m. Come join us and check us out as to what our water aerobic exercises are all…

A new sound of music at SLUCC

Two exciting, talented musicians will lead and accompany the Sun Lakes United Church of Christ music ministries beginning this September. Both individuals come with formal music education credentials as well as broad musical experience to meet the needs of a church that draws worshipers of varied beliefs and from diverse religious backgrounds from the Chandler…

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane The Phoenix Chapter of the Gold Star Wives, a group of women and some men who have lost their spouse because of war time injuries, is sponsoring a fundraiser along with Wreaths Across America. During Christmas a wreath will be put on every grave at the Arizona National Cemetery. If you order a…

Low Vision Support Group

The Low Vision Support Group will meet again on Wednesday morning, September 14 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in the first floor Card Room of the Renaissance retirement community. Our guest presenters will be from Talking Books for the Blind Library and Sun Sounds Radio. For more information you can call Linda Horton at 480-883-6369.