Category: December 2014

Does color really matter?

A conversation about black dogs occurred at the last adoption event which sparked my interest to know more as to why no one expressed interest in the wonderful black dogs that were present. With a little internet research I found some interesting information about ‘Invisible Black Dog Syndrome’ as it is referred to. Shelters across…

Sun Lakes Dance Party at Oakwood

Mark O’Neill Sun Lakes Dance Party at Oakwood meets monthly from November to March on a Wednesday evening. Group dance lesson begins at 6:30 p.m. Open dance is from 7:00-9:30 p.m. Casual dress. The Dance Party is open to all the Sun Lakes community and others. Guests and newcomers are welcome. There will be door…

October MOGA news

Charley Akin Another Ace! Tom Wheaton holed his tee shot on Lakes No. 6 during MOGA competition on October 2. Congratulations, Tom. With the Oakwood golf course closed for overseeding for three weeks during October, MOGA played only two events. During that period, the MOGA Board of Directors and Committees took advantage of the break…

Bridge Results – December 2014

Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Alan Behr The Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Club games are now held at Risen Savior Lutheran Church. 23914 S. Alma School Road. Open games are held on Monday at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday at 9:00 a.m. There are no more Saturday afternoon games.…

All That Jazz! celebrates with song

There is no doubt about it, All That Jazz! believes that no celebration is complete without song! Each member of this quartet has a strong background in music and performance. With a repertoire that includes traditional selections, popular tunes and holiday melodies, All That Jazz! is looking to add a musical lift to your luncheon,…

30th annual Bradshaw Tournament in Cottonwood was a hit!

The 30th Bradshaw winners are all smiles after they are presented with their trophies after the seven day tournament in November!

Susie Welker The weather was perfect, the balls were flying and many spectators were clapping and cheering during all seven days of the Bradshaw Tennis Tournament from November 2 through November 8 at the Cottonwood tennis courts. The courts were in constant use as 160 players competed in 132 matches during the 30th Bradshaw Tournament.…

Armand and Angelina, Love and Music

Armand and Angelina

Have you ever heard of P’opera? That is what this beautiful couple, Armand and Angelina, have produced and what they will be performing for us on Thursday, December 11 from 2:00-3:15 p.m. in Room A-9, the Phoenix room, at Cottonwood. Prepare for a magical, once in a lifetime experience of love and music. Armand and…

Oakwood resident publishes fourth book

On 174th Street: The World of Willie Mittleman written by Oakwood resident Mel Weiser is now available on Amazon.com and Kindle. Pick up your copy today!

Mel Weiser, playwright, novelist, theater producer and director, and nine-year resident of Oakwood in Sun Lakes, has just published his fourth book, On 174th Street: The World of Willie Mittleman, available on Amazon.com and Kindle. His previously-published books include The Trespasser (Avon Books), Within the Web (Dell), and Nick Nolte – Caught in the Act (Momentum Books), which…

Water Aerobics in Cottonwood

Karen Hall Just a reminder: our Water Aerobic classes at Cottonwood Pool are Monday thru Saturday starting at 8:00 a.m. and are one hour long. Don’t hesitate to stop by the pool to see what our workout classes are all about. Just a reminder, there is no charge for our classes. Contact Barb Lubsen at…