Category: Generals

Women’s Connection Vendor Fair is back

Susan Reynhout, Publicity Chairman It’s the best girlfriend event with fabulous shopping with local vendors. It’s a great holiday kick-off for a good cause! Our exclusive Vendor Fair features your favorite vendors and some great new ones, too. There will be a clothing boutique, Christmas items, home décor, pottery, jewelry, candles, skin care and beauty items,…

The Hot Spot

CAP members pictured (Left to Right) are Sherry Cameron, Karen Snow, Nancy Roberts, and Brian Curry. Photo by Burt Williams.

AFMA Fire Corps Member Advance to Fire Inspector Carl Schell, an Arizona Fire & Medical Authority Fire Corps volunteer, recently attended the 2019 Arizona State Fire School where he completed classes for “Arizona State Fire Inspector 2.” Previously, Schell and fellow Fire Corps volunteers Brian Curry and Roger Fell had certified as “Arizona State Fire…

News From Your Neighbors – Neighbors Who Care, INC

Respite Care: Caring for the Caregiver Elizabeth Vaughan November is National Caregiver’s Month, and this year’s theme is “Caregiving around the clock.” Anyone who has had the experience of caring for a loved one knows that it’s not a 9 to 5 gig, as many challenges present themselves around bedtime or even late at night. Being…

Shop ’Til You Drop – Jan. 15

A fashion show benefiting the Arizona Fire and Medical Authority/Sun Lakes Fire Department is planned for Jan. 15, 2020. Shop ‘Til You Drop, by Calle Rose Fashions, will be sponsored by the Ladies Community Chit & Chat Breakfast Group. This event will be open to the public. Come and show your support for the Arizona Fire and Medical…

Charity Holiday Preview – November 4

Phyllis Hesselrode of Sun Lakes, chairperson of the Holiday Happenings event for Assistance League of East Valley, shares a hug with a five-foot-tall Santa, which will be among the decorations for sale.

Sarah Auffret Festive holiday spirit is in the air at the Assistance League of East Valley thrift shop, as volunteers prepare for the annual holiday preview event, Holiday Happenings, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 4. The shop will be filled with unique holiday decorations and housewares, some of them new items created by members. Normally closed…

Guide Dogs for the Blind – Nov. 14

The Chandler Lions are presenting “To See Or Not To See” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the SunBird Golf Resort ballroom, 6250 SunBird Blvd., Chandler (enter off Riggs Road between S. McQueen and S. Cooper). Get a paws-on perspective about Guide Dogs for the Blind. Both two- and four-legged Guide Dogs for the…

Crystal Award nomination deadline – Dec. 16

Left to right: Sharon Horton, Denis White, Eleanor Woodman, and Donna Quinn, Sun Lakes Country Club members of the Crystal Award Selection Committee

Jeanne Becker As the holiday season approaches, so does the deadline for submitting Crystal Awards nomination forms. The Sun Lakes Crystal Awards provide the perfect opportunity for you to recognize a special volunteer who goes “above and beyond” to help others in our community. Nomination forms must be received by Dec. 16, 2019. All our clubhouses have…

Baby Shower to support veteran moms

Susan Keresky The Jewish War Veterans Post 619 will host a baby shower to benefit new moms who are United States veterans on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 9:30 a.m. at Sun Lakes Country Club. The community is invited to attend the free baby shower and bring a gift for a new mom. Kathleen Laurier, a Navy…

Trips and Tours

For more information or reservations, please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or reservations@freespiritvacations.com. Special Sun Lakes Travel Presentation Nov. 22, 2019, 2:00 p.m., Navajo Room Travel Professionals from Around the Corner to Around the World will be at Sun Lakes Country Club to conduct an educational and entertaining presentation featuring travel destinations and…