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Sun Lakes – Cottonwood Palo Verde at Sun Lakes

Message from the President Anne Montgomery Dear Homeowners, As we say “goodbye” to 2019, we look back on what Cottonwood Palo Verde accomplished during the last 12 months. The completion ofyhe construction and opening of the Fitness Activity Center took the spotlight. There were many other important, smaller projects that were completed or put into…

Christmas Golf Cart Parade and Show Big Success

Pictured from left to right are Caitlyn Ortbahn - Mr. and Mrs. Claus’ granddaughter; Julie Ortbahn (real grandmother to Caitlyn) – Mrs. Claus; Santa – Bill Carpenter; MJ Clement – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer; Merrie Crawford – Elf; and Wanda Johnson – Frosty the Snowman. Running around in the crowd somewhere was Elf Joyce Recupido.

Linda Caton The weather for this year’s Recreation Department’s annual Christmas Golf Cart Parade and Show was perfect! There were 49 golf carts this year at the parade. The winners were the following: 1st – Bill Cordner, 2nd – Chaya DePerz, 3rd – Kent Skalla, 4th – Amy Deshenes. Congratulations to all the winners and…

Meet the new directors on the board of the CWPV Foundation

Jeanne Becker

The Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation now has a full complement of nine directors! The foundation’s board of directors is composed of members from all phases of Sun Lakes: Sun Lakes Country Club, Cottonwood, IronOaks, and Palo Verde. All the members sincerely care about improving the quality of life for our mature residents in Sun Lakes…

CWPV Easter celebration was a huge success

The 2019 CWPV Easter Egg Hunt and Golf Cart Parade was once again a big success. We would like to give a shout out to our wonderful sponsors: Sun Lakes Lions Club, Lions Breakfast Club and the Rotary Club. These groups, along with our CWPV Recreation Department and group of volunteers, truly make this event…

Out with the old and in with the new year

Elaine Kraemer, CWPV Foundation President The CWPV Foundation finished 2018 with a flourish at the Third Annual Eat, Drink and Be Merry Dinner and Charity Raffle! The San Tan Ballroom was beautifully decorated and full of holiday lights. The food was delicious and ample. After the raffle, the Riff Raff Band provided music for the…

Thinking about holiday gifts… planning for taxes?

  Kelly Murray, CWPV Foundation Treasurer Can you believe that Hanukkah, Christmas and the New Year are nearly here? Well, the Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation may be able to help you with some gifting and tax planning ideas! Monetary gifts to the CWPV Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, help many of your Sun Lakes neighbors,…

Giving feels good

Elaine Kraemer, President CWPV Foundation 2017 was a good year for the CWPV Foundation. Our ongoing fundraising efforts with 50/50 Raffles, Amazon Smile, Fry’s Food Stores Community Rewards, Fun Walk and the Eat Drink and Be Merry Dinner Auction produced the best results in in our three-year history! We also received several generous donations from…

What is in a name?

Elaine Kraemer, CWPV Foundation President In the case of the Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation, it is simply an homage to the forward-thinking directors who instigated the charitable organization to enhance the lives of all Sun Lakes residents! As the Sun Lakes communities (Sun Lakes Country Club, Cottonwood, Palo Verde, Oakwood and Ironwood) matured and their…