Category: November 2017

SLUMC Women’s Annual Cookie Walk set for December 2

Marlene Snow On Saturday, December 2, the Sun Lakes United Methodist Church Women (UMW) will be hosting their popular annual Cookie Walk and Candy Sale. The doors will open promptly at 9:00 a.m. Make a note now to attend and scratch holiday baking off your to-do list. Enjoy choosing your favorite confections from tables laden…

IronOaks Upcoming Events

Upcoming November events Wednesday, November 1, 7:00-10:00 p.m. Bette Midler at 7:00 p.m. in the Oakwood Clubhouse Ballroom – A part of the Billboard Concert Series. Purchase tickets at oakwoodtickets.com. Tickets are $20.00. Monday, November 6, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sam’s Club (no membership required) Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic. Stop by the Oakwood Clubhouse Concierge…

CMGA news and scores

Results of recent events: Ace of Aces Qualifier, September 30, 2017: Flight 1: 1st Gross Paul Brauer 75, 2nd Gross Kim Barnes 81, 1st Net Tom Baker 69, 2nd Net John Hill 70; Flight 2: 1st Gross Jack Goyer 73, 2nd Gross Larry Frink 77, 1st Net Michael Moore 62, 2nd Net Stan Gross 65;…

Trips and Tours

For more information or reservations, please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or reservations@freespiritvacations.com. Sedona November 9, 2017 Price: $99 per person Travel to Sedona, home to over 300 artists who draw from the quiet, colorful and spectacular physical environment. The red rocks, drifting clouds, towering pinnacles and sheer canyon walls lend incredible…

2 Your Health: Cucumbers

Hanne Hansen, L.M.T., P.T.T., C.N., Dip. Hom w/ Bach, Reiki Mstr., Pranic Healer So many people go through life with chronic dehydration, with no idea of negative effect it’s having on their health. Cucumbers are the perfect antidote. They have a fountain of youth effect, hydrating us at the deepest cellular level possible. Plus, cucumbers’…

Snowbirds homecoming dance

Sunday Dance Club new members Cynthia Darby and Ken White

John Yu It’s hard to believe we are two dances into our dance season already. Our next dance will be focused on the much-anticipated reunion with our returning neighbors and friends up north. We can’t think of a better welcome than to greet them with a homecoming dance in their honor to celebrate their return.…

Are you sitting on the fitness fence?

Sue Schwartz “To build or not to build.” That used to be the question, at least when it came to developing fitness and wellness centers for older adults. However, the International Council on Active Aging’s research shows that is no longer the case as, after eight years of renovations, expansions and new developments, 82% of…

Softball Player Profile:  Chris Jensen

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Larry Wolfe Prior to retiring in Arizona in 2014, Chris Jensen was pretty much a SoCal guy. Born and raised in Anaheim, Chris graduated from Anaheim High where he played some football and baseball for the Colonists. He also started his softball “career” while in high school, playing in a local men’s church league. He…

Seeing with “new” eyes

Pastor Jean Newell, Associate Pastor at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church

“Nothing says lovin’ like somethin’ from the oven … and Pillsbury says it best!” How many times did we sing along with the jingle as the Pillsbury Doughboy, “Poppin’ Fresh,” stood grinning in the center of a Thanksgiving dinner table next to a basket of biscuits or on a kitchen counter handing someone a holiday…