Category: December 2015

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane How may you help veterans? Tax time is approaching in just one month and I like many others am not looking forward to it; BUT there is a way to save and not give as much to the state but to worthy causes. If you are married you may already know you may…

Bobby Reeves’ football fantasy weekend

Sun Lakes’ own Bobby Reeves - next president of the Dallas Cowboys?

Larry Wolfe How would you like to sit in the office chair of Jerry Jones, president, owner and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys, if only briefly? Well, Bobby Reeves had that opportunity as a part of his recent “Football Fantasy Weekend” as a guest of Mr. Jones and the Cowboys at the magnificent 80,000…

Saint Lucia Day in Sweden

Learn about St. Lucia at the December meeting of the Scandinavian Club.

Lyle Replogle The Scandinavian Club of Southeast Valley started the new season with a catered dinner at Sun Lakes Country Club in the Arizona Room on November 15. Out speaker was Avis Jorgenson, author of Early Danish Pioneers: Southern Arizona Territorial Days. It was a wonderful evening learning about those Scandinavians who came to Arizona…

Yoga, Vinyasa style, at Cottonwood

Practitioners in a Tuesday class.

Sheila Axtman Vinyasa is a flowing style of yoga, breathing as we move through the poses. Yoga promotes a feeling of well-being, and strengthens our minds and bodies allowing us to pursue all the activities that Sun Lakes has to offer. Tuesday’s class will be Levels One and Two combined. I will explain the poses,…

Kare Bears holiday faire

The SunBird Kare Bears will host a holiday fair in the SunBird Golf Resort Ballroom on Saturday, December 5 from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The fair is open to the general public and there is no admission fee. Over 40 vendors attend with a variety of wares for sale. The Kare Bears host a white elephant…

ILGA December newsletter

Judi Sloan receives her Hole-in-One winnings from President Karen Beltz

Marcella Brown We are off to an eventful golf season at Ironwood! In October we broke all records with three ladies having holes-in- one. Judi Sloan had one on Hole No. 4 on October 22 and repeated it on November 1 on the same hole! On October 29 both Barbara Collier, on Hole No. 6…

Cheers singles visit Sun City Singles Club

Richard Lewin On Sunday, October 11, eight members of Cheers traveled out to Sun City Grand for an evening of entertainment and dinner. Cheers was invited by the Sun City Grand Singles Club to come and enjoy the AZ Blues Company Brothers performance of their rhythm and blues act which they sponsored. All of us…

Weeders Garden Club visits a nursery aviary

Lunch at the Raceway Bar and Grille in Maricopa was quite the interesting place.

Debbie Hensley On October 30 the Weeders ventured to Leaf and Feather Farm, www.LeafandFeatherFarm.com, a nursery aviary located at 50598 W. Mayer, Maricopa, AZ. Every plant, tree and cacti is hand-picked and home-grown in Arizona to ensure the best quality and price. The nursery aviary is maintained by owner/operators, Bob and Dan, who are the…

Medicare open enrollment

Personalized objective assistance to seniors, the disabled and caregivers is provided by volunteer counselors trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include: Basic information about Original Medicare (Parts A and B, Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMO’s, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long Term…

Did you know…

Did you know that right here in Sun Lakes you can learn about art history? Or learn about how seniors age? Or learn about the history of Arizona? Or learn estate planning or how to garden in Arizona? This is a small sample of the over 90 classes that are offered to adult learners through…