Category: Generals

Passion for high school sports

Coach Karen self instructs Megan Giacobbi (Class of 2019) during a game.

Karen Self Do you remember the passion and joy that you once felt watching your children compete in high school sports? There really is nothing quite like seeing kids compete while developing the character that high school sports instill. We know well that athletes develop leadership skills and a quality work ethic which will benefit…

Ecumenical program open to all

Geri Gould, President, Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation When headlines grab us with racist and bigoted language and actions, we often feel disgusted with the ignorance that abounds in the world, and powerless to make changes. Well, now, Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation offers a two-part panel presentation to help people of many cultures learn each other’s…

“Shop ‘til You Drop” Fashion Show

Rose Pachura The Ladies Community Chit & Chat Breakfast Group is sponsoring a community fundraiser for the Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (Sun Lakes Fire Department)  on Jan. 15, 2020. The Fashion Show by Calle Rose Traveling Boutique will be in the Cottonwood Country Club ballroom. Doors open to shop at 9 a.m., and breakfast…

Chordaires are celebrating!

Members kick off this year with a cake to celebrate their upcoming 40th anniversary show.

Karen Sproates From very humble beginnings, the Chordaires Show Chorus has grown over the years. Chordaires originated with a handful of women who loved to sing barbershop-type music and a gal willing to direct them. Some were former Sweet Adeline singers, while others only knew they liked the four-part a cappella blend of music. That handful of…

New Adventures in Learning: Find us on Facebook

Sun Lakes Center: the cover photo on New Adventures' Facebook page

Catherine Hammond New Adventures is now on Facebook. The homepage is up and has many photos and comments, along with information about the lifelong-learning program. Some of the photos show classes and the state-of-the-art facility, along with links to the website and good contact information. Below is a brief conversation with Roxanne Singer, the governing council…

State Party

Washington Fritz Derheim Puyallup, Tukwila, Sequim, Humptulips, Toutle, and Pend Oreille? Really? Ever heard of them? Of course you have! If you can pronounce them correctly, then you must be from the best state in the Union… Washington State! And you’d better make plans to attend the Washington State Patio Party on Saturday, March 28,…

25 Years of Neighbors Who Care

Eric Ehst, Executive Director It’s hard to believe, but Neighbors Who Care is finishing up its 25th year of service. In November 1994, some Sun Lakes residents noticed that many of their neighbors could no longer drive to the grocery store, and they banded together to help out. With the support of the Interfaith Council…