Category: November 2020

Line Dancing with Judee

Judee Curtis Being in our own little bubble since March 14, i.e., going for essentials, no company, no traveling and very few take outs, has kept us isolated, but well. Some dancers have their own bubbles similar to ours. Others have “bubbles” with more activity and socialization. I’ve made a very sad and hard decision…

Golden Goalies: My Favorite Things

Jan B. Here are a few of my favorite things: – Getting in touch with old friends. Here’s to friends all over the west. – Getting in touch with newer friends. November birthday greetings to Trudy and Debbie, and December greetings to Jeri, Wendy, Jo, and Mary. – Eating watermelon that’s ripe, juicy, and full…

27th Annual Rotary Charity Golf Tournament, Sunday, December 6

The 27th Annual Rotary Charity Golf Tournament, rescheduled to Sunday, Dec. 6, from the original date in March, has been reformatted to provide not just great golf, but important health and safety protocols. This important fundraising event, sponsored by Deeann Griebel Moors & Cabot Investments, includes: • A shotgun start at the Oakwood Country Club…

Neighbors Who Care Names Executive Director

Neighbors Who Care announced Sheryl Keeme has been named executive director of the nonprofit devoted to inspiring a robust network of volunteers who respond to the ever-changing needs of our aging community, helping them live at home with pride, dignity, and independence. Keeme served as a volunteer helping with the Neighbors Who Care Fall Fair…

Diamond-edit

Unit 36C Luminaria Walk Update Steve and Robyn Moody, Chairmen Due to COVID-19 and Governor Ducey’s guidelines, the annual Luminaria Walk/Food Donation Steering Committee has developed an alternate plan. This plan will enable our community to enjoy the holiday season around Diamond Lake, and to keep it as safe as possible for everyone. The homeowners…

The Foundation Seeks Grant Requests

Richard Hawkes The Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation is open for business. This is a time unparalleled in the lives of most everyone in the greater Sun Lakes area. Our lives have changed, and the lifestyle we all enjoyed has gone silent. Entertainment has stopped, and many clubs and organizations have had to halt all activities.…

Neighbors Who Care Earns Arizona Designation as Qualified Charitable Organization for 2020

Neighbors Who Care, for the first time ever, has been approved as a Qualified Charitable Organization (QCO) with the State of Arizona. As with many nonprofits, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused diminished contributions and volunteers. The new designation allows Arizonans to direct Arizona tax dollars to qualified nonprofits serving Arizonans, while receiving a dollar-for-dollar tax…

Attention IronOaks New Homeowners

You are eligible for a free round of golf for two, free week of fitness, free week of tennis, and BOGO meal at Stone & Barrel or Grill on the Green. All you have to do is call the IronOaks Welcome Group, c/o Howard Lundgren, at 480-369-2015 or email him at hsljml@netzero.com to receive your new homeowners canvas…

OLGA News

Carol Smith Welcome back, all you golfers who escaped the summer heat, and congratulations to those who stayed here and survived the heat and the COVID. This is quite the year. Can’t wait until it is over. We know that 2021 has to be better. Golf will be starting up again soon. Sign up on…

Ironwood Lady Niners Are Back

Beth Zdeblick Regular league play will officially start at Ironwood Golf Course on Oct. 14. During the month of October, due to overseeding, it will be cart path only. Rather than the usual shotgun format, the ladies will tee off between 8 and 9 a.m. It will be great to see old faces, but the…