Category: November 2019

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…

Wood Carvers of Cottonwood

One of our most talented carvers, Lou Martin, finished this awesome work entitled "The Foursome," and you can just imagine the work that went into it. The expressions, the details, the attire, and colors are just great. What imagination and talent!

Dianne Winenger The sweltering heat of summer has bid us farewell, and the beautiful autumn season greets us with the most perfect weather in the country now.  The wood carvers await the arrival of friends who summer in faraway places. Also, it’s exciting that it is comfortable carving outdoors or in the garage workshop where it…

Sun Lakes Rotary Speakers for November

  Maureen Alger The Sun Lakes Rotary has a variety of interesting meetings each week! During the month of November, there will be three morning and one evening meeting. The first meeting in November is the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 5. During this meeting, there will be a presentation by The Rotary Foundation. The mission of…

The remarkable story of a remarkable woman

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes In 1820, a woman was born into slavery by the name of Harriet Tubman. Years later, she was almost killed when her master hurled a metal object at her. After staging a daring escape in 1849, she spent years rescuing hundreds out of slavery and…

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…

Niners September Golf Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity The mornings are getting cooler; the sun rises later and sets earlier. These are sure signs that our golf course overseed program has begun. Superintendent Ross Buckendahl and his crew are preparing to dig in and change the courses to winter grass. And in a few weeks, we will begin to see…

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…