Category: Features

Veterans’ Voice – November 2014

Art Sloane The Arizona State Legislature needs to get involved in helping veterans in need by changing the law concerning tax credits in the Military Family Relief Fund which it established in 2008. Since that date almost $7,000,000 has been contributed to help veterans of the last two conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Those needing…

Spotlight on Advertiser – Saba & Romanin

Two Sun Lakes dentists chosen as Phoenix Magazine’s 2014 Top Dentists Dr. Kent P. Saba and Dr. Robert D. Romanin, long time partners of Sun Lakes Dentistry, received peer voted recognition this fall as one of Phoenix magazine’s top dentists. Each year the magazine mails out 1600 surveys to randomly selected dentists throughout the valley. The…

Check Out – Check In – November 2014

Janet Mills Stuff Matters – Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Share Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik. Steel was the first metal that Miodownik discusses. For thousands of years, the making of steel was handed down as a craft. During the Stone Age metal was highly prized and copper and gold were the only two metals.…

Ask Your Agents – November 2014

Dear Cheri and Tammy, Our last two vacations we planned seemed to have left us feeling like we needed a vacation even though we just returned from our vacation. We prefer to travel independently; however, there are so many components to planning and would love a little advice on how to simplify the process and…

In Passing – November 2014

Joyce Mary (Banks) Wood-Bolesworth

Joyce Mary (Banks) Wood-Bolesworth Joyce Mary (Banks) Wood-Bolesworth, born March 17, 1921 in Birmingham, England had resided in Arizona since 1962. She returned to the Lord on August 13, 2014. Joyce is survived by her husband, Burt Bolesworth, their combined children, Beverly Goins, Deborah Wood-Schade, Dianne Carney, Cheryl Harris and Steve Harris. Between the two…

2 Your Health – November 2014

Editor’s Note: “2 Your Health” is a new column in the Sun Lakes Splash dedicated to health issues. Each month different doctors and or medical associations, from varying specialties, will be writing on issues of importance. Articles are based on experiences and independent research conducted by the doctors or medical associations. We encourage anyone considering…

Happy Anniversary – November 2014

Congratulations to Bill and Dee Preece who recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary!

Bill and Dee Preece Bill and Dee Preece celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on July 19, 2014 at the Saguaro Room in Cottonwood with a dinner and party of family and friends. They built their first house in Sun Lakes in 1978 as a holiday home which then led them to build their current home…

Word of the Month – November 2014

“Propinquity” David Zapatka Thank you readers for the many e-mails, calls and supportive comments you offered in response to my first Word of the Month column. I am humbled and invigorated. Reader and friend Suzanne Swanson called the day the Splash was delivered offering one of her favorite words. “Propinquity” means nearness in place or time;…

The Wine Life – November 2014

Cabernet Sauvignon: The blessed savage Andrew McCreery Few things in the world of wine are as iconic and powerful as the mighty, long lived Cabernet Sauvignon. It is the power behind the left bank blends of Bordeaux, often is the ‘Super’ in Super Tuscans from Italy and is the measure of excellence and elegance in…