A Seasonal Treat for the Eyes and Lens

Ken Duquaine When one thinks of the Arizona desert, what probably comes to mind are stately saguaros, glowing chollas, or vast stretches of sparse, brown terrain. And while those images are certainly accurate for much of the year, springtime brings a new and exciting look to many areas of our Sonoran Desert with the appearance…

Free Tennis Clinics Resume After COVID Cancelations

Pierre Moresi (center) is the director of the clinics. His teaching assistants include (left to right) Paul Eskridge, Barb Jorgensen, Kathy Sundsrud, and Jenette Curran.

Penny Petersen For years, Cottonwood Tennis Club (CTC) offered free tennis clinics weekly, beginning in September and continuing through April. Don Neu, former Cottonwood Pro, started the classes in the early ‘80s. After Don’s passing, Pierre Moresi took over the clinics with the help of Al Wagner, Ollie Johnson, Joan Osoinach, and others. Anyone who…

IMGA News and Events

2021 Ironwood Cup Winner Ted Osborne (trophy presented by IMGA President Bob Clark and Tournament Director Dan Smith)

Mike Willinger Congratulations to Ted Osborne, the 2021 Winner of the Ironwood Cup. He finished the event with a net nine under par. The event was played every Tuesday for three weeks and concluded this week. Congratulations also to the other flight winners: Flight 1: Bill Beltz, Flight 2: Russell Cauffman, Flight 3: Dennis Schwehr,…

Rotary Club: Sun Lakes Rotary: Service Above Self

Hamilton High School football players flanked by Rotary members Bill Crump (left) and Roger Edmonds (right)

Phyllis Carr During these unprecedented times of closures and restrictions, social distancing, and masks, Sun Lakes Rotary has continued to meet, and to commit ourselves and our club to Service Above Self. One excellent example is the work of our current Rotarian of the Month Don Robins. Don joined in 2005, after retiring from General…

Work Out to Help Out

Nancy Patterson

Nancy Patterson So, here’s the deal—let’s Work Out to Help Out! Join me, starting March 1, at Cottonwood Palo Verde Fitness Center for exercise classes, and let’s get in better shape. As the instructor, I’ll donate 50% off the top to Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank. Every dollar donated helps Matthew’s Crossing provide five meals for…