Category: December 2019

PVLGA enjoy September golf

Liz DeMichael, Publicity The weather finally started to cool off a bit in September. But the ladies at the Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA) were still playing pretty hot golf. Read on… 9/05. The PVLGA started the month with a fun Select-a-Drive tournament. They picked the best drive on each hole and played their…

Free lessons at Cottonwood tennis courts

Penny Petersen The first free lessons of the season began Monday, Oct. 21, with 16 people attending, including two who hadn’t touched a racket in years. But the classes are not only for beginners. Many intermediate and higher level players attend in order to work on a specific skill like serving, backhand, or overhead shots.…

Lady Putters begin 23rd season

Susan Gottschalk The Sun Lakes Lady Putters has started the 2019-2020 season, our 23rd year. It’s not too late to join in this fun, weekly event—and you don’t have to be a golfer to play or commit to playing each week. Choose a day that fits your schedule and give one of the flight leaders…

Sun Lakes Illinois Club celebrates

Owen Fabert The Sun Lakes Illinois Club is celebrating! The Fighting Illini’s football team is back! After several dismal seasons, the University of Illinois football record (at this writing) is 6 wins-2 losses, and they should finish the season with victories over Iowa and Northwestern (8 wins). They are going to play in a Bowl Game!…

Another season underway for Sisk Park Bocce Club

Gary Vacin A near-record 198 persons are participating in the Sisk Park Bocce Ball First Session Tournament which started Nov. 3 at the Sisk Park courts. Competition runs through Jan. 12, 2020, to be followed by a fun-filled potluck and awards party Jan. 19. Cash awards will be presented to players on teams that finish…

Oakwood 18-Hole Couples Golf League (OCGL2) kicks-off season

Dick Teater OCGL2 kicked off their new season on Nov. 8 with Fred and Linda Smith volunteering to remain as presidents for another year. They have been great leaders and have brought outstanding technical savvy in computerizing much of our event planning, organizing, and scoring. Jim Ray and Mary Dyrseth-Ray fleeted up to vice presidents,…

IronOaks Tennis social

Kwong Young Join Coach Kwong weekly at the Sunday Tennis Social from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ($5 fee). Balls are provided for this casual, fun, playing social for all levels. This social will consist of three rounds of play using no-add scoring and paired up with different partners. Weekly sign-up sheet is posted in Kwong’s…

Singles Dinner Club update

Come one, come all to the Wednesday evening club for singles. We meet every week at 5 p.m. at the Palo Verde dining room for a sumptuous dinner and wonderful conversation with others in the same place in their lives. If Wednesday isn’t good for you, we also have a table for singles on Friday…

Edgar Cayce Study Group

Our “Search for God” study group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. in Room A-2 of Cottonwood Country Club. We explore the readings of Edgar Cayce who is recognized as the greatest psychic of the 20th century and the founder of holistic healing. We strive to be healthier, peaceful, and to be one with the…

Are you interested in a fun Ladies Tours and Lunch Club?

Stephanie Hemberg If you are interested in a fun-filled Ladies Tours and Lunch Club, please email me at stephaniehemberg@gmail.com and leave a phone number, so I am able to call and talk with you. This is an active, mobile group. You must be able to drive to various locations throughout the Valley. Please, non-smokers only!