Category: Generals

Join us for Casino Night

  Casino Night, benefiting Lions Camp Tatiyee, is Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 N. Sun Lakes Blvd. We will be playing Blackjack, Texas Hold’em, Bingo, Roulette and Craps. Tickets are $20 each, and you will receive $500 in play chips and a free buffet ticket…

The 10th annual Halloween Pet Party was a success

Sandi Bargioni and Judy Gahide, Co-Sponsors/Hosts Carmen Miranda, the Brazilian samba singer, dancer and film star from the 1930 to 1950 era, and her little Mini Me Yorkie made a guest appearance at this year’s Pet Party. Their signature fruit hats were exceptionally clever and colorful. The crowd enthusiastically applauded their win, and we feel…

Medicare open enrollment period ends December 7

  Medicare Open Enrollment period is October 15 through December 7. Medicare, Medicaid and related benefit information: 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)…

Michigan Party planning underway

  Time to start planning for the Michigan Party on March 1, 2019, in the Cottonwood San Tan Ballroom. The annual event is a great time for all Michiganders, along with friends of Michiganders, to get acquainted. Mark your calendars for another great party. If you want to volunteer to serve on a committee, please…

December at the Ed Robson Library

  Please join us for the following programs in December! Tuesday, December 4, at 1:00 p.m.: The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction* In 1904, a group of nuns brought 40 young children from New York to Arizona for adoption by pre-arranged “Spanish” parents. Because of a dispute with the arrangement, this little-known incident went all the…

Spice up your holidays with a little jazz

Helen Daley Many of you missed an absolutely fantastic event on the first weekend of November. Please don’t miss the December jazz party. The Arizona Classic Jazz Society will present Dan Reed’s Dixieland Hotshots on Sunday, December 2, 2018, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort in Chandler. The annual…

Food Bank needs food for holiday season

  Ellen Engel Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank is located in Chandler. Here are some statistics on hunger in Maricopa County. More than 623,300 (16.5%) people live in poverty. Twenty-six percent of those living in poverty are children! Nearly 1,138,000 (29%) are the “working poor.” We are in the holiday season. Matthew’s Crossing volunteers are getting…

Unit Happenings

  Unit 11 The Unit 11 December Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in the Ceramics Room of the Cottonwood clubhouse. All homeowners are invited and encouraged to attend. The Unit 11 Ladies Coffee will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in…

Sun Lakes Palo Verde at Sun Lakes

  Message from the president Anne Montgomery I want to commend Common Areas Manager Pat Lynch for formulating a comprehensive, eco-friendly and long-range plan to mitigate the weed and Golden Algae issues in some of our lakes, and General Manager Steve Nolan for its immediate implementation. We all need to understand that this is a…