Category: Generals

How to add meaning to your retirement

Jennifer Gustafson, Neighbors Who Care Community Outreach Manager A man came into the Neighbors Who Care office who said he had been retired for about a year. He told me that he made the decision to take things easy after spending a good portion of his life working. He wanted to experience what it was…

From Phoenix to Africa – water is needed!

  Pastor Jerry McGhee The Church (by Biblical definition, the Body of Christ) is in the business of dispensing water. Jesus said; “…whoever drinks the water I give will never thirst…” – that “living water” is the most important of all. Jesus fills the thirst in our soul. Recently, I learned of a project, miraculous…

Sun Lakes Jewish congregation

  Doris Codkind, Publicity The Jewish community is preparing to observe the most sacred 10 days of the year. Below is the schedule of services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. For guests who wish to attend our beautiful services, please call Bety Dar at 480-882-9022 for further information. September 9 – Rosh Hashanah evening…

Sun Lakes Posse news

  The old clothing bins have been removed, and we have new bins for your clothing. The clothing in the old bins was shredded and used for insulation. The new clothing bins have been placed on the property, and the donations will go to the PCH (Phoenix Children Hospital). The clothing will be recycled as…

Unit Happenings

  Unit 11 news Dorothy Thurman, Secretary/Treasurer The Unit 11 Ladies Coffee will be held on Wednesday, September 19, at 9:00 a.m. at the Cottonwood Café. All Unit 11 ladies are invited to join us for coffee or breakfast (separate checks!). It’s a great time to get to know your neighbors. Please note the time…

Lifelong-Learning program offers fall classes

Catherine Hammond More than 80 classes are available this fall through New Adventures in Learning. All presenters are volunteers who have gathered their knowledge in a variety of ways. Some are retired experts who have been formally trained or have worked for a lifetime in a particular field. Others have a newer passion to explore…

The Arizona Wind Symphony expands 2018-19 concert season

The Arizona Wind Symphony, a dynamic 90-piece concert band based at the Tempe Center for the Arts, will be presenting additional concerts for your enjoyment during its 2018-2019 season. Under the direction of William J. Richardson, the band entertains Tempe and surrounding communities with an enjoyable variety of music including marches, Broadway and film tunes,…

Trips and Tours

  Escape to Flagstaff September 9, 2018 Price: $99 per person Escape the heat for the day and travel to Flagstaff. Tour the Museum of Northern Arizona and take the chairlift at Snowbowl to the top of the mountain where a picnic lunch is included. Mystery Tour September 20, 2018 Price: $99 per person Back…

Wreaths Across America

  Roman Martin We’re back! We have returned for another chance to Remember, Honor and Teach. The Chandler Elks Lodge #2429, in partnership with The Exchange Club of Chandler and Wreaths Across America, will once again be placing memorial wreaths on the graves of those people who have served in the Armed Forces of the…

You are invited! Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Denise Lott Veteran’s Day and the birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps are approaching in November. In keeping with tradition, our East Valley Marine Corps League’s Sun Lakes Detachment 1296 is hosting its annual Birthday Ball. The Ball will be on Saturday, November 10, at the Oakwood Country Club. The public is invited to enjoy…