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SLUMC offers free ride to Christmas events

Sun Lakes United Methodist Church has exciting events during the month of December and doesn’t want anyone to miss out for lack of transportation. If you take a cab to one of the Christmas events, bring your cab company receipt to the church office, 9248 E. Riggs Road, and you’ll be reimbursed on the spot.…

Fall Softball Season 32 is in full swing

Larry Wolfe Our Fall Season opened on October 24 and will conclude on December 15. In the early going, the Core Photographers got off to a 6-0 start in the Lakes Division while Brenden’s Financial Planners and Leckner’s Rustlers Realty led the Sun Division with 4-2 records. Mike Otman led the Sun Division with an…

A Busy Start To The Fall Season

Elaine Kraemer, Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation President October was a very busy and gratifying month for your Sun Lakes charitable organization, the Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation! Foundation members participated in Open Houses for all the Sun Lakes communities: IronOaks, Cottonwood Palo Verde and Sun Lakes Country Club. We met many wonderful Sun Lakers and spread…

Risen Savior 4th Annual Turkey Drive

On Sunday, November 12, the congregation of Risen Savior Lutheran Church will be donating frozen turkeys or checks to assist the Chandler Food Bank in helping less-fortunate families in our community prepare turkey dinners on Thanksgiving. Risen Savior is also inviting their neighbors in the Sun Lakes Community to once again join in sharing their…

Be Prepared To Laugh

Marcia Stevic, Publicity The uproarious laughter coming from Cottonwood’s San Tan Ballroom these days is most likely from the cast of Sun Lakes Community Theatre’s fall play, Beau Jest, as they rehearse this hilarious play! Written by James Sherman, this heart-warming and truly funny romantic comedy was a phenomenal hit off-Broadway and became a movie…

Golf Fore Life Annual Tournament

Liz DeMichael, Publicity Many members of the Palo Verde Ladies’ and Men’s Golf Associations (PVLGA and PVMGA) are survivors of cancer. Fortunately, they can still play golf. The PVLGA, together with the PVMGA, asks for your help in raising funds to end cancer by signing up to play in the November 14, 2017, Golf Fore…

Get ready! 2nd annual Sun Lakes Fun Walk

Sun Lakes Fun Walk committee members, front row (left to right): Linda Caton, Sharon Felts and MJ Clement; back row (left to right): Irene D’Aloisio and Julie Ortbahn

Everyone is getting excited for cooler weather and our annual Sun Lakes Fun Walk. The date is set for Saturday, November 11, at the greenbelt across from the Cottonwood tennis courts. The walk will start at 9:00 a.m., but you need to be there by 8:00 a.m. if you did not check in at the…

Sun Lakes Community Theatre wins grant award!

Marcia Stevic Congratulations are in order for our very own Sun Lakes Community Theatre upon receiving our first competitive grant, the Community Investment Grant, from the Arizona Commission of the Arts. The grant will provide $5,000 to support theatrical productions, presentations and educational programs within SLCT. The highly-competitive Community Investment Grants are awarded to arts…

Sun Lakes Country Club celebrates 45 years

Driving to Sun Lakes in the 70s and 80s seemed like an oasis destination in the middle of the desert. It was the only community in the area, and none of the now-developed areas of Chandler existed. Alma School Road was a two-lane street with a ditch on either side, and the drive consisted of…

SLCT to host annual August Cool Down Social

Mid-August, when temperatures are way up and all of us are dragging, is a great time to get out of the heat for the afternoon and cool down at Sun Lakes Community Theatre’s annual Cool Down Social. If you are interested in joining our fun theatre group, or if you just want to find out…