Category: Clubs & Classes

Veterans – mark your calendars

  Stacy Sweet The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, September 25, in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 a.m. KWVA is proud to present a representative from the Mesa Veterans Resource Center. Mesa Veterans Resource Center provides a centralized location in Mesa…

World’s most expensive opal

Doug Williams In the beautiful world of opals, not all rocks are created equal. “The Virgin Rainbow” is a lovely little specimen valued at just over $1 million! It was found in Australia in 2003 by John Dunstan in an area of desolate desert laid waste by countless years of earth-scorching heat – sound familiar?…

Democratic Club to meet September 10

  The next meeting of the Sun Lakes Democratic Club will be on Monday, September 10, 2018, in the Navajo Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 E. Sun Lakes Blvd. N. Speaker Joel Edman, Executive Director of the Arizona Advocacy Network, invites all interested voters to be educated on ballot measures. Meetings repeat…

Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Club

  Brad Smith I’m at my desk listening to my favorite music and tying up some trout flies for an upcoming trip our club is taking to the San Juan River in southwest New Mexico. My Zen-like attention to this task is interrupted by my wife’s sudden appearance in the den. “Whaddya think?” she asks,…

Sisk Park Bocce Club sign up begins

Gary Vacin Hey Sisk Park bocce ball players, getting tired of the heat? Cooler weather is on the way. So is the 2018-19 tournament season. You can sign up for the season by attending the Cottonwood Community Day between 9:00 a.m. and noon on Saturday, October 13, at the Cottonwood Country Club Ballroom. The club…

DAR attends state CAR workshop in Sun Lakes

Toni Bolling Lutter DAR Regent Marjorie Nelson led the Gila Butte Chapter delegation attending the Arizona Summer Workshop of Arizona Society Children of the American Revolution (CAR) held in Sun Lakes August 11, 2018. The Summer Workshop was an opportunity for CAR and supporting organizations to learn about CAR’s 2018-2019 state and national projects, to…

AAUW awards three local scholarships

Barbara Stewart The Southeast Valley Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Annual Scholarship Award was increased to three awards this year for the first time. Two $1,500 scholarships and one $1,000 scholarship were awarded to 2018 graduating seniors from the Chandler School District. There were 97 applicants. Each of the winners showed…