Category: November 2019

HLAA – What’s new with the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing?

Liz Booth Vicki Thompson, program planner; Christy Abrams, hard of hearing specialist; and Michele Michaels, hearing healthcare program manager of the AZ Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing, will share their efforts on behalf of Arizona’s hearing loss community. Michele will update us on the Commission’s vision. We will hear Christy’s story…

Tips to Ease Stress of Holiday Travel

David J. Ramirez Holidays are a wonderful time of the year, and it’s also one of the busiest times to travel. If you’re planning to fly through America’s Friendliest Airport® during this busy time of year, Phoenix Sky Harbor has some tips to ease the stress of holiday travel. * Arrive early – a minimum of two…

November Apple Club news

Jan Bobbett The November Apple Club class is another one you won’t want to miss. This class will focus on photo management and exploring apps for holiday projects. The presenter is our very own Nancy Thoma, whom we learned a lot from in our March sessions. Nancy will help us see how to purge our…

Unity: Give Peace a Chance

Kay Davis Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a welcoming and inclusive community of souls. We honor all paths to God. Our lives are transformed by the thoughts we think and the words we speak through the power of Spirit within. We meet at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings in the Arts and Crafts Room…

Softball Player Profile: John Castro

Larry Wolfe John Castro was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, but grew up in Chicago after his family moved there when he was just three years old. John graduated from Lane Tech High on the north side of Chicago where he was on the Indians baseball team. He also played Connie Mack baseball as a…

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…

Yoga – Vinyasa Style

Sheila Axtman What is Vinyasa Yoga? Vinyasa Yoga is moving through a series of poses (asana), synchronizing your movement with your breath. Poses are linked together with a set series of poses called Sun Salutations. This series of poses moves your body from standing, to the floor, to forward folding, and a slight back bend.…

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…