Category: October 2016

Sisk Park Bocce Club sign-up begins October 8

The bocce ball courts at Sisk Park will be buzzing with activity beginning in November when the Sisk Park Bocce Ball Club begins its 2016-17 competition season (photo by Gary Vacin).

Gary Vacin The Sisk Park Bocce Ball Club is looking forward to another great year of camaraderie and competition at the courts located at Sisk Park at Palo Verde. New and current players can sign up at the club’s table at the Cottonwood Open House from 9:00 a.m.-noon Saturday, October 8. Players can also register…

DAR launches new administrations

Lesley Baran chaired DAR’s first meeting of the season.

Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) began its 2016-17 season with new national, state and chapter administrations. In June, Gila Butte sent delegates to Washington, D.C., to celebrate DAR’s 125th anniversary and to welcome the Dillon Administration whose slogan is “Moving Forward in Service to America.” In August, Arizona DAR held its summer…

Brandeis National Committee seeks new members

Geri Gould You may not know that a wonderful opportunity awaits you on October 6. That is the first meeting of the 2016-2017 Brandeis National Committee, a women’s group with local chapters around the country. You need not have any affiliation with Brandeis University to participate, but Brandeis makes some of their wonderfully enriching resources…

Sun Lakes Fire District proposed 2016 voter tax override FAQs

The purpose of this override is to fund Capital Improvement projects for the Fire District. Capital Improvements are items such as fire trucks, ambulances, staff vehicles, equipment and building repairs/renovations. Salaries, benefits and operational costs are not part of the District’s Capital Improvement plan. How will this affect Sun Lakes property owners? 1. The current…

Low Vision Support Group

The Low Vision Support Group will meet again on Wednesday morning, October 12, from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in the first floor Card Room of the Renaissance retirement community. If you are dealing with partial or total blindness, we invite you to join us for information, support and friends who share your journey. For more information you…

SLLGA 18 Holers results

Deb Martin, Nancy Field, Karen Kolis, Linda Ryland, Marci Koppelmaa and Pinky Kubiak were the last of the party goers at the sweat hog party.

Nancy Field Step Aside – 1st place team Marci Koppelmaa, Dori Winchester and Marlys McFarland, 2nd place team Debbi Ebel, Kelly Dennis and Jean Jones, 3rd place team Cheryl Reed and Pat Benson Water Holes – Flight 1: 1st Jan Fletcher, 2nd Pearl Martin, 3rd (tie) Julie Hamlin, Karen Kolis, Shirley Brenner and Terri Mandt;…

Havurah Chai

Lainy Sardina On Rosh Hashanah it is written; on Yom Kippur it is sealed. May it be written and may it be sealed that you have a New Year that brings fulfillment and happiness, peace and prosperity—all of life’s very best things. Have a Happy, Healthy New Year! Havurah Chai will be celebrating at the…

OLGA golf results

Bev Lutes, (left) and Colleen Ritter (right) added some colorful garb to a cloudy day at a recent CAGD event. Way to brighten things up, ladies!

Ruth Rees, Publicity The faithful few OLGA summer golfers have seen some additional ladies join in the fun in recent weeks. Coming out of our air conditioned homes to play the course as the weather has moderated has been a good thing! We have been happy to note that the Oakwood course is in beautiful…

Another Monday Funday

Try your hand at improvisational comedy!

Andrea Hummel Monday Funday is back! The ImproVables, Sun Lakes’ very own improv troupe, will be opening their Monday workshops for anyone who is interested in trying their hand at improvisational comedy. The workshops are from 10:00 a.m.-noon in A-9, the Phoenix Room, in Cottonwood and anyone who lives in Sun Lakes is welcome to…