Category: December 2017

What the heavens declare!

Dr. Marc Drake, Sr. Pastor, First Baptist Church of Sun Lakes There was once a boy whose father was an astronomer. One day, the boy came home from school and asked his mom to help him write a report on the moon. Understandably, she said, “Ask your father. He’s the astronomer.” The boy replied, “But…

Cottonwood Lady Niners

Lorri Morgan, Publicity The Cottonwood Lady Niners are back, better than ever. Big news is the new pricing structure – just $275 for the entire season of Thursday Niners play ($295 for Phase 1 and 3), plus $55 to join the league. You can’t get more fun golf anywhere for that price! The Niners play…

Table Tennis Club

June Wagner On Thursday, November 9, Sun Lakes Table Tennis members gathered for the yearly meeting held in the Oakwood Country Club Dance Studio, the setting for weekly ping pong play. President Richard Nadler called the meeting to order and reviewed items on his agenda. The principal topic was electing officers for the coming year.…

Niners October golf results

Jim Wegman, Publicity Let’s welcome our newest members Mel Moore, Jim Lamparski and Wally Linder. I did not have to recruit Mel; he found me. Jim stopped by the Niners table at the open house event, met Joe Sigillo and Lloyd Schaeffer and decided to join us. Wally was recruited by Bob Pender. Welcome to…

Sun Lakes Dance Party at Cottonwood

Mark O’Neill, Public Relations Scheduled dates for the Sun Lakes Dance Party are as follows: December 14, January 18, February 22 and March 22. The Sun Lakes Dance Party meets monthly from November to March on a Thursday evening. Group dance lesson begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by open dance from 7:00-9:30 p.m.; casual dress.…

Joining the Sew-n-Sews has many benefits

Pat Kovarik If you haven’t joined the Sew-N-Sews by now, you are going to miss our December Dessert, which will have some yummy desserts and holiday entertainment. But don’t despair; we’ll probably have another one next year! Joining the Sew-N-Sews has many benefits. We have great meetings and speakers September through May. We have many…

MOGA happenings

Bob Greene, Publicity The MOGA officers and committee members want to extend their sincere wishes to all the members and their families for a Merry Christmas and a very happy 2018. We hope that the New Year has many blessings in store for all of you. As a friendly reminder, your 2018 membership dues need…

Oakwood Couples 18 Hole Golf League update

Linda Smith Many thanks for a wonderful golf year to our outgoing Presidents Dave and Steph Higgins! Last year, we saw our league grow in popularity and for the first time ever, we maxed out the number of golfers on the course. The main goal of our incoming Presidents Dick and Carole Schmidt is to…

Relishing Pickleball

David Zapatka, USAPA rating committee member The ninth consecutive record-breaking USAPA National Pickleball Championships were held in Casa Grande, just 30 miles from Sun Lakes, last month. Over 1,400 participants from around the country were treated to beautiful skies and perfect temperatures to compete for national championships in their respective age and skill categories. Thursday…