Category: November 2015

To be truly grateful

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Thanksgiving enables us to comprehend the true meaning of life: to be thankful for all the harvests of our days. God is where God should be – in our hearts and minds, in our deeds and actions, in our relationships and understanding of each other. Thanksgiving should help us realize that…

Cottonwood Tennis off and running

Jack be nimble! Jack be quick!

Rod Hayward November is upon us again and the Cottonwood Tennis Club is revving its engines to begin another season of blistering forehands, laser-accurate lobs and just plain tennis fun. On October 26, Dave and Sherri Butler, hosts of the Kickoff Dinner, welcomed back returning members at the Palo Verde Dining Room where everyone enjoyed…

New Bible seminar series starts

Prof. Rod Carruthers If you are interested in knowing the Gospels better, or, if you are just curious about how much of what you know about the Gospels is actually true, this is a seminar that will be important for you. A lot of clutter has crept into the story of the birth of Jesus…

Softball player profile:  Mike Levine

Larry Wolfe Mike Levine’s Dad always said, “Don’t say you don’t like something unless you’ve tried it.” Well, as you’ll realize after reading this profile, Mike certainly has tried a lot! Born in Portsmouth, Virginia, Mike was a Navy brat as a youngster, moving from Virginia to Japan to Houston to Hawaii and finally to…

Colered pencil class

Susan Plouzek is offering her ongoing instruction of colored pencils taught on Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. For the class you will need a drawing book with 80lb/130gsm or higher and Prismacolor Premier softcore pencils are preferred. In the class you will explore the various methods of using colored pencils, such as burnishing and layering.…

OLGA 18 begins anew

The late tee time gals: Beth Ebmeier, Glo Malmberg, Carol Jones and Barbara DeNapoli,

Glo Malmberg, Publicity The Oakwood Ladies Golf Association (OLGA) was suspended during the month of October while the courses were over seeded. The early tee time gals and the late tee time gals will come back together as one when OLGA reconvenes on November 3. The league will have one tee-time at 10:00 a.m. The…

Monday Morning Writers Group

Howard Rich Wiley Howard turned on the shower knowing it would take at least three minutes to raise to the desired temperature. He walked back to his bedroom and stepped out of his pajamas, donned his robe and strolled back to the bathroom. Steam was gathering from behind the glass shower door. He looked at…

San Tan Crown Rotary

In a bit of fun and recognition for outstanding leadership D.G. Sherry is seen knighting Sir Terry Lubsen and current club President Dan Albertson.

Stan Kaufman On October 8, the San Tan Crown Rotary Club greeted District Governor Sherry Mischel who presented Terry Lubsen with his Paul Harris Award (third Level). Terry is a past President of the club and past Assistant District Governor. The San Tan Crown Rotary Club serves the needs of active and retired veterans in…