Fly fishing with disabled vets

Rich Vale with one of the veterans George Abernathy This past May, with the approval and support from Sun Lakes Country Club’s general manager Kelly Haynes, members of the Sun…

Cottonwood Women’s Extended Spring League

Left to right: Susie Dunn (coordinator), Ollie Johnson, Anita Frindell, Karin Herrmann and Kim Schmuck, top winners in Extended Spring League Cottonwood Women’s Extended League ran from the beginning of…

IWLN award winners

Ringer Winners (left to right): Denise Lott, Ann Gavin, Lorene Roberts, Judy Thompson, Susan Meer, Sandy Krediet, Linda Liberti and Judy Frink Chip-in Winners (left to right): Sandy Krediet, Judy…

Celebrations coast to coast

Seattle Icons, by Nancy Thoma Pemaquid Point Light and Reflection, by Burt Williams It’s the Fourth of July holiday! We have miles of midwestern farmland to oceans of coastline to…

Sun Lakes Lions Club donates to local charities

Left to right: Paul Budrick, Terry Moran, Genevieve Welch, Nancy Roberts, Scott Jaeger, Art Sloane and Lorna Snedigar Left to right: Curtis Alcorn, Austin Alcorn, Ron Gillet, Barbara Carr, Ruth…

Sun Lakes Country Club

A message from Homeowners Realty Bruce Goetz, Homeowners Realty Recently we have been hearing from some of our residents that they are unaware that our HOA owns a real estate company (Sun Lakes Homeowners Realty). The truth is that Sun Lakes Homeowners Realty not only sells homes in all of Sun Lakes (including Cottonwood, Oakwood,…

Cottonwood Palo Verde at Sun Lakes

Message from the Board President Richard Hawkes Summer is here! Look for more exciting improvements at Cottonwood Palo Verde! During the May Board meeting, the Directors approved the long-awaited project to update our audio and visual equipment throughout our community. This will be a massive project. The San Tan Ballroom A/V equipment will be replaced,…

Line Dancing with Judee

We aren’t dancing during July and August, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t thinking about, longing for and really missing line dancing. It’s just not for all the previous reasons listed but mostly withdrawal for not being with the dancers who have been in my classes. We actually miss each other and are very concerned…

Democratic Club news

The July meeting of the Sun Lakes Democratic Club will be held on Monday, July 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Navajo Room of Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 Sun Lakes Boulevard. The speaker will be Senator Katie Hobbs. Katie Hobbs was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010 and to the State…

Summer softball is underway

2015 award winners (left to right) outgoing SLSSA President Ed Sowney, Stan Weiss (Most Improved Player), Gene Grandquist (Rookie-of-the-Year), John Seigla (Sportsmanship Award) and new President Sam Giordanao.

Larry Wolfe Even though our league play is over until late October, softball never stops at the Field of Dreams. Our summer program is well underway with batting practice and pick-up games played every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning. If you’re new to the area, now’s the time to come by the field and get…

Upcoming Shrine Club events around the state

Past President Jerry Sanford at the 2015 Golf Classic

While our local Shrine Club activities don’t resume until November, that doesn’t mean there aren’t various Masonic and Shrine events occurring this summer. Parades are scheduled for June 20 in Prescott, August 22 in Payson, November 7 in Anthem, November 11 in Tempe and November 21 in Winslow. The annual Shriners International Imperial Session is…