Jazz styles

52nd Street Jazz Band Helen Daley My personal opinion is that the greatest injustice to music was referring to so many different styles as jazz. It seems that if an…

Pickleball is really fun

Just a few of us who like to have FUN while playing pickleball; left to right: Todd Williams, Ellen Forbes, Kelly Blickenstaff, Patricia Koepp, Tom Blickenstaff, Rick Paradee, Mike Kovalchik,…

Reach Out Sun Lakes – January 2015

Ellen Engel Monthly food collection drives sponsored by Reach Out Sun Lakes and targeted for The Mathew’s Crossing Food Bank in Chandler have entered their seventh year. In 2014, Reach Out Sun Lakes collected 5,202.5 pounds (over 2.5 tons!) of basic foods and just over $5,200 in cash from generous residents. The dollars were used…

2016 Crystal awards winners announced

Dee Rasmussen It is hard to believe that since the inception of the Crystal Awards program, which was born in the year 2009 with the first Awards Banquet held in 2010, that we are now preparing for our seventh annual Awards Banquet to be held March 6 at the Oakwood Country Club. We are so…

IronOaks Breakers post pool league statistics

David “the Godfather” Mork The IronOaks Breakers Pool League has completed the third year of league play this past November. When the league began with just a few members in the beginning of the first year of play, it was hoped that the league would grow; now it has grown to 47 members as of…

Lifelong Learners take notice

If you have an interest in learning about solar super storms, reverse mortgages, Channel Islands in WWII, medical marijuana, the traveling gardener, emergency preparedness, memory tips and tricks, sociology of sports, skeptic guide to history, or many, many other subjects, join New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning. A total of 69 classes was offered for the…

Sun Lakes Country Club – January 2015

Upcoming events for January United Blood Services Blood Drive Date: Friday, January 9 Time: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Location: Bloodmobile in the parking lot Contact Heather Cutler at 480-895-9270 ext. 128 or visit www.BloodHero.com (Sponsor code: SunLakesCountry) Eligibility questions? Call 1-800-288-2199, ext. 5497 All donors at this event will receive a ticket to the 2015 Waste…

Hearing loss program planned

We are pleased to welcome the SLFD and SL Posse to learn what these courageous people who serve the community do for us. Bring your questions about strategies we as people with hearing loss can use to be safe in our homes. If you have concerns about hearing smoke alarms or making a 911 call…