World’s most expensive opal

Doug Williams In the beautiful world of opals, not all rocks are created equal. “The Virgin Rainbow” is a lovely little specimen valued at just over $1 million! It was…

Why do dogs roll in smelly stuff?

D. Rovers So you are walking your dog on a beautiful day in Sun Lakes enjoying the great outdoors. Suddenly, your dog has found something truly repulsive and is rolling…

CLGA news

Mary Nelson The July 12 results of the Total Putts with a Twist event are 1st Place Nancy Gahn, 2nd Place Mary Anne Lofquist and 3rd Place Virginia Diers. The…

Lifelong-Learning program offers fall classes

Catherine Hammond More than 80 classes are available this fall through New Adventures in Learning. All presenters are volunteers who have gathered their knowledge in a variety of ways. Some…

Veterans’ Voice – February 2015

Art Sloane VetJobs Veteran Eagle is a new website that I can recommend to all active duty and veterans. Jesse Ramirez, a former Navy veteran, has the chance to see again because of a new invention called eSight glasses. Unfortunately, these glasses cost $14,000 which the VA will not cover. The Reverend Joseph F. Matrishion,…

State Parties – February 2015

Michigan – March 27 Calling all Michiganders! Come join us Friday, March 27 at Cottonwood’s San Tan Ballroom for a Michigan state party where you can meet others in the Sun Lakes area from Michigan. The meet and greet event starts at 5:30 p.m. followed by a sit down dinner with open bar. Tickets are…

Edgar Cayce Study Group – February 2015

Our “Search for God” study group meets every Thursday at 7:00 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…

Member-Guest Tournament March 19 benefits “Gina’s Team”

Cottonwood’s Lady Niners has selected Gina’s Team as the beneficiary of its annual Member-Guest golf tournament March 19 announced Co-Chairs Leslie Swan (right) and Karen Kishpaugh (second from right). Gina’s Team speakers were Lady Niners member Charlene Clausen (left) and guest Romelle Durand (second from left).

Lila Ritchie Inspirational messages concerning “Gina’s Team” highlighted Cottonwood’s Lady Niners annual Christmas celebration December 18 held in the Saguaro Room. Member Charlene Clausen and guest Romelle Durand highlighted a brief program with details about Gina’s Team, the volunteer program chosen to be the benefactor of the annual Member-Guest Tournament March 19. Gina’s Team consists…

Korean War veterans – February 2015

The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, February 24 in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 a.m. Each month we have a passionate, informational and entertaining speaker that will leave you glad that you came! Please join us Tuesday to find out who…