Category: January 2015

Republican Club to meet Jan. 13

Carolyn McCorkle The Sun Lakes Republican Club will feature “Islam and Jihad” with national speaker Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, M.D., at its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Arizona Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 N. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes, AZ 85248. The public is invited (due…

All That Jazz!

All That Jazz! Front from left: Cindy Edwards, Bev Borneman, Kay Davis; Back: Chris Roen

Cindy Edwards All That Jazz! wishes you and yours a Happy New Year! If you are looking for some bright entertainment with harmony for that special gathering, All That Jazz! is looking for you! With years of music training and performance, these ladies of song will add a sparkle and song to your occasion. Whether…

Trips and Tours – January 2015

Featured Tours: Tucson’s SOLFEST (formerly BransonFest Out West) February 16-18; price is $395 pp/double, $550 pp/single Head to Tucson for a celebration of sun, song and dance. Our most popular getaway of the year, BransonFest Out West has a new look and a new location. It will take place at the luxurious four-diamond Casino del…

Reunion planned at Veterans Circle of Honor

Veterans Circle of Honor Memorial at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church

More than 200 years ago our Founding Fathers left us with a legacy of freedom that we, with the passage of time, often take for granted. But it was not the Founding Fathers that guaranteed our freedoms. It was those patriots who were willing to fight – and all too often die – to protect…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation news and events

Suzy Ziegler The Jewish people have a rich history in many parts of the world. Wherever we have traveled and resided, we have always tried to become a part of the culture without losing our identity. The two most famous segments of Jewish culture from the Diaspora are the Ashkenazi and the Sephardi. When dispersed…

Sun Lakes Pickleball Club at IronOaks host Team Pickleball

Chuck Myrick, Sara Osborn, Rocky Myers, Patricia Koepp, David Zapatka, Lorri Hibbert, Mike Mann and Terry Finley (Milt Sharpe and Virgil Fisher not pictured)

David Zapatka Thirty-four enthusiastic Sun Lakes Pickleball Club at IronOaks members competed in the annual Team Pickleball competition. With two full round robin groups, the Peace Group and the Love Group, followed by semi-final and final matches, the competition played out over six hours. Tournament director Greg Mather produced a very balanced field through random…

Sun Lakes Garden Club monthly meeting update

Paula Lauer (left) and Debby McDonald (right) in front of potted plants taken care of by the Sun Lakes Garden Club, which also takes care of the entire landscape for the Chapel Center.

Pauline Lee, Publicity The monthly meeting of Sun Lakes Garden Club will be on Tuesday, January 20 at 9:30 a.m. at the Chapel Center, 9240 N. Sun Lakes Blvd. across from the Sun Lakes Country Club. Frederick Giese, a photographer, will be the speaker. Frederick will speak on photographing flowers and plants in your garden.…

Arizona Wind Symphony presents “Celebration of Dance”

Vicki Deken Arizona Wind Symphony presents Celebration of Dance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at the Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 West Rio Salado Parkway. Tickets are $9 plus service fees. Tickets are available at the TCA Box Office or through http://tca.ticketforce.com/. The 95-piece ensemble will perform works celebrating the art of dance…

Metal Lokators enjoy Christmas luncheon

Virginia Koehler December’s Christmas luncheon was held at Valle Luna where we were pleased to visit with members, their spouses and potential new members. Everyone enjoyed good food and socializing. The Sun Lakes Metal Lokators Club meets the second Monday of every month October through April. Dues are $15 per person per year. Most meetings…