Category: October 2020

Restless Minds Topic: Finally, the Elections

Bill Gates The seemingly unending election process that began two years ago is nearing its conclusion. Or, if you believe some of the skeptics, Election Day won’t decide the presidential races and other key races definitively. The Restless Minds discussion group will explore this year’s tumultuous election and its potential aftermath when the group meets,…

Unit Captain Update

Molly Bergesen Oakwood/Ironwood Residents: Have you heard from your Unit Captain lately? If you have not, please email either shardankowski23@aol.com or unitcaptain42@gmail.com. They will ensure that your name is added to the appropriate Unit Captain’s list and that you receive timely/accurate information from them.

Women’s Connection Presents “Surviving in the Overwhelming Now!” a Virtual Zoom Event for All

Author and speaker Lynne Hartke

Susan Reynhout, Publicity Chairman Women’s Connection presents “Surviving in the Overwhelming Now,” a virtual Zoom event for all, on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m. Arizona time. Join us via Zoom or on your phone! You are invited to join Women’s Connection’s Oct. 15 Zoom event as we learn techniques from cancer survivor Lynne Hartke…

The Hot Spot: Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!

John Teixeira Arizona Fire & Medical Authority (AFMA) is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years, to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” The campaign works to educate everyone about simple but important…

Card Making Class

Linda Smart Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an independent Stampin’ Up demonstrator. Class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! Doors open at 9:20 a.m. The cards will be completed during one of multiple class sessions which will begin at 9:30 a.m. Presently, we…

Singles Dinner Club Update

Come one, come all to the Wednesday evening club for singles. We meet every week at 5 p.m. at the Palo Verde dining room for a sumptuous dinner and wonderful conversation with others in the same place in their lives. If Wednesday isn’t good for you, we also have a table for singles on Friday…

Relishing Pickleball: The Overhead Smash

David Zapatka When your opponent hits the ball high in the air, above your shoulders, think overhead smash! The smash is one of the most fun shots in all of pickleball. It ends rallies with an exclamation point. Execute this fun, rally-ending shot using these seven steps: 1. Use many small steps to position your…

Unit Happenings

Unit 11 Dorothy Thurman, Secretary/Treasurer The Unit 11 Board of Directors will hold its October meeting on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 4 p.m. in the common area lawn behind the Frank and Rose Mills’ home at 9835 E. Michigan Avenue. Owners wishing to attend should bring their own lawn chair. All Unit 11 homeowners are…

Lucky Shot Pool Club Sign-up Set for October 22

Gary Vacin D—n the COVID-19, full speed ahead (with apologies to former Union Rear Admiral David Farragut, paraphrasing his statement said during the Battle of Mobile Bay, August 1864). So, per HOA policy, the Lucky Shot Pool Club is permitted to hold our annual membership sign-up and Fall Pool Tournament. Meeting is scheduled for Oct.…

Essential Oils for Stress, Sleep, and Emotions

JoAnne Gaudioso In today’s environment, many of us are experiencing stress, sleep deprivation, and sometimes a rollercoaster of emotions. How often are you aware of having stress in your life? Do you toss and turn all night, affecting the quantity and quality of your sleep? Do you react appropriately to situations, do you easily fly…