Category: Clubs & Classes

The Sun Lakes Garden Club Has a Busy Autumn

Starla Kramer The members are looking forward to their annual Holiday Banquet “Brunch with Santa” in the Oakwood Ballroom on Dec. 8. There will be six or seven members seated at a table for ten for social distancing. Members will enjoy a gourmet meal, election of 2021 officers, and games. The members enjoyed two fun…

‘Tis the Season to Be Jolly

Harry Huckemeyer Most of us will not be too sad to see the final month of 2020 leave us after a year of many challenges and sacrifices made by so many, for a variety of reasons. Rather than dwell on the past, it may be a good time to start thinking about finding new ways…

How Happy Are We? Restless Minds Inquire

Bill Gates Several studies on how happy people are at various stages of life have concluded the “elderly” come out ahead. The Restless Minds discussion group will explore that conclusion and other happiness factors at its December Zoom meeting. The discussion will take place from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 8. Zoom sign-in instructions…

The Desert Navy Club

Richard Volpe With all the problems that we’ve all had to contend with during the major part of 2020, it is a pleasant sight to see that the holiday season has arrived, and the neighborhoods and local surroundings come back to life with a hope for a new beginning as we head into the new year.…

Here’s to Old-Fashioned Happy Holidays

Rina Cupples It was a long, hot desert summer. It was a long, contentious election autumn. Now, here we are, full of hope and expectation for a wintertime of old-fashioned happy holidays. Some of it will probably look, and feel, different—gifts shopped online, fewer holiday visitors, less family travel. Any holiday shows? No matter what, the…

Holiday Cheer!

'White Argentinian Giant—Spring 2020' by Burt Williams

Ann Posiviata Here is wishing all of you and those close to you a very Merry Christmas and Holiday Season! We have had a very long year and made it through together with a few adjustments, yet still fabulous photographic images! Keep moving doing the activities you love with “a twist” to them. Looking forward…

Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Club

Ironwood resident Morris Johnson, on his very first day of fly fishing ever, landed a 21-1/2-inch Brown trout.

George Abernathy, Founder, Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Club The annual Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Club (SLFFC) trip and fly-fishing competition to Lees Ferry was one of the best fly-fishing trips in 2020 for 12 members from our club, especially for club member Morris Johnson. Twelve members showed up at the river on Monday, Oct. 19,…

AAUW Honors Scholarship Winners

Barbara Stewart Each spring, the Association of University Women (AAUW) Arizona Southeast Valley Branch selects three scholarship winners from the six Chandler high schools. Each winner receives a $1,000 scholarship to further her education. This year, three young women were selected by the consultants from AAUW, Judy Baur, Gail Jones, Anne Newman, Beth Zdeblick, and…

Other Card Results

Tuesday Cribbage 10/06. 1st Stan Wengrzyn 9-47, 2nd Richard Lewin 8-12, Low Jeff Scott 4- -24, 24 Hand Stan Wengrzyn 10/13. 1st Jeff Scott 10-85, 2nd Bill Bade 8-55, Low Donna Smid 1- -100, 24 Hand Richard Lewin 10/20. 1st Jeff Scott 10-35, 2nd Bill Bade 8-85, Low Richard Lewin 4- -88 10/27. 1st Richard…