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…

Sew-n-Sews meeting notice

  Pat Kovarik We’re back again hoping to see you at our first Sew-N-Sews meeting of the new year. Actually, it’s not New Year, but the start of our new year. Our year starts in September, and we go through May. Our meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in…

How to add meaning to your retirement

Jennifer Gustafson, Neighbors Who Care Community Outreach Manager A man came into the Neighbors Who Care office who said he had been retired for about a year. He told me that he made the decision to take things easy after spending a good portion of his life working. He wanted to experience what it was…

From Phoenix to Africa – water is needed!

  Pastor Jerry McGhee The Church (by Biblical definition, the Body of Christ) is in the business of dispensing water. Jesus said; “…whoever drinks the water I give will never thirst…” – that “living water” is the most important of all. Jesus fills the thirst in our soul. Recently, I learned of a project, miraculous…

Unity: Lesson or blessing or both

  Kay Davis Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a welcoming, inclusive community of souls. We honor all paths to God. Our lives are transformed by living love, teaching truth, serving Spirit and practicing peace. Our church is returning from summer break on September 9. We meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Arts and Crafts…

Softball Player Profile: Dan Melosi

Larry Wolfe A Detroit native, Dan Melosi graduated from Notre Dame High, a Catholic all-boys school in suburban Harper Woods. However, that isn’t as bad as it sounds, since the all-girls Regina High was right next door! Dan played on the baseball, basketball and football teams and played the trumpet in the Fightin’ Irish band,…

Sun Lakes Jewish congregation

  Doris Codkind, Publicity The Jewish community is preparing to observe the most sacred 10 days of the year. Below is the schedule of services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. For guests who wish to attend our beautiful services, please call Bety Dar at 480-882-9022 for further information. September 9 – Rosh Hashanah evening…