SLUMC hosts Independence Day picnic July 3

Judy Gahide Sun Lakes United Methodist Church (SLUMC), located at 9248 E. Riggs Road, will host an Independence Day picnic and concert! Mark your calendar and don’t miss this old-fashioned…

Spirit of independence

Beneath the Pier by Lynn Thompson Ann Posiviata We are blessed to have as a member Lynn Thompson. As a photographer, Lynn participates in our monthly competitions, has enjoyed recognition…

Sizzlin’ summer softball is underway

Summer play action: Gary Brinkman is ready to hit as umpire Kim Whitney and catcher TJ Tjernlund look on. Larry Wolfe The temps are heating up and so is our…

Sun Lakes Lions Club members receive awards

John Peterson Sun Lakes Lions who received awards at their meeting on June 6, 2019, were gathered together for a group photo. Left to right: Forrest and Shelva Kohler (received…

Act of kindness leads to long friendship

Penny Petersen Moving is always a hassle! But when my husband Ron and I bought a house in Sun Lakes a year before we could move in, it was worse. Our jobs were in Show Low, Arizona, at a community college. We decided to move our furniture down gradually, taking a load in our van…

Dolly Dressers and more

Instead of our monthly meetings, we will hold workshops this summer to work on capes for the Super Hero event that Child Help holds in September. Come join the fun on August 1, starting at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakwood Sewing Room. We will have separate work stations set up for cutting, sewing on binding…

Traveling well with essential oils

JoAnne Gaudioso We have hit our 100-degrees mark, and many of us are planning our escapes from the heat. As we prepare to travel, whether for the entire summer or a brief getaway, whether by plane, car or train, careful attention is given to what we take along. Essential oils can be easily incorporated into…

Come join the Chess Club

Arthur Fink The Sun Lakes Chess Club invites you to join us, whether you are a beginner or a grand master chess player. We meet every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Ceramics Room (A-8) in Cottonwood. Come early or come late; you are always welcome. There are no dues or membership…

“Senior Moment” presents time change for Wednesdays

Doug Ross, Associate Pastor The popular series of faith-based films – presented by Sun Lakes Community Church – will continue on Wednesdays throughout July, but there is a time change we’re moving to the afternoon, starting at 1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. It is free at the Chapel Center next door to the Sun Lakes…

Unity: July/August summer hiatus

We will be taking the summer off but invite you to join us on our first Sunday back on September 8 at 9:30 a.m. in the Arts & Crafts Room at Sun Lakes Country Club. Rev. Jeanne MacLaughlin is our Spiritual leader, and Francine Alexander is our music and choir director. Please remain after the…