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57 Quilts and Afghans Delivered by Desert Threads

Sue Bart On Friday, May 14, 2021, Community Service Chair Jody Edwards and President Diana Jones delivered 15 quilts to U.S. Vets. They also delivered 31 kids’ quilts, nine adult quilts, and two knitted afghans to United Methodist Outreach Ministries (UMOM) in Phoenix. What was amazing about this delivery was that all of the quilts…

Can You Name Your Favorite Mountain Range?

Warren Wasescha Hike for a while in the Valley and you’ll experience a very different feel as you hike each mountain range. Take Camelback, for example—an icon in the heart of the metro area. Everyone knows it. It’s located amidst some of the most desirable and expensive properties in the Valley. It’s a very aspirational…

Cottonwood Tennis Elects New Board Members

Penny Petersen In March, members of the Cottonwood Tennis Club elected a new board of directors to steer the club through March of 2022. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the activities for the 2020 and early 2021 seasons were canceled. However, the Monday through Friday daily sign-ups continued, as well as several leagues, including the…

What Are Those Things?

Brian Curry A question a lot of Arizona Fire & Medical Authority (AFMA) firefighters, medics, and Fire Corps volunteers get asked a lot about are those rectangular black boxes that can be found outside of many Sun Lakes homes. The admittedly rather plain and unattractive metal box is actually a life saver and property saver. And…

For Our Country

Pastor Marvin Arnpriester

Senior Pastor Marvin Arnpriester In the United Methodist Hymnal is a prayer titled “For Our Country” by Toyohiko Kagawa. I believe it appropriate for this July 4th weekend. “Oh God, keep our whole country under your protection. Wipe out sin from this land; lift it up from the depths of sorrow, O Lord, our shining…

Card Making Class

Linda Smart Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. The class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! The doors open at 9:20 a.m. The cards will be completed during one of multiple class sessions which will begin at 9:30 a.m.…

The Heat Is on! Summer Feet—Gotta Love ‘em

Kathleen Ismael, Reflexology Practitioner at IronOaks Fitness Center Our feet carry the weight of our entire body every day with every step we take. They can quickly become dry, tired, swollen, and sore. Our feet work hard all day for us, and foot care is essential, as well as relaxing. Our feet need to be…

DAC Artists Meet All Summer

Sue Sindelar Tuesday afternoons are alive and full of fun and creativity as the Desert Artists Club (DAC) meets again. It is inspiring to see the variety of art and the talented members of our club enjoying this time together. Summer brings smaller numbers of members but provides time for sharing techniques and visiting while…