Category: January 2016

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Mother and daughter, Pearl and Debbie Martin, arriving at the Awards Banquet

Nancy Field The Awards Banquet was a red carpet affair this year. Upon arrival at the banquet you received a glass of champagne and one of the men would escort you down the red carpet to the banquet room where a fabulous dinner was served by the Sunset Grill. Thank you to the hard working…

SLFD CAP Program awards “High Hours” pins

Sun Lakes Fire Board members Chairman Mike Sellers, Diane Price and Forrest Kohler (standing top row left) awarded the Sun Lakes Fire Department Community Assistance Program volunteers their “High Hours” pins. A large group of volunteers received the President’s volunteer service award in the bronze (100 to 250 hours) and silver (250 to 499 hours)…

Happenings at the Sun Lakes Country Club Library

Sharon Lavender Happy New year to everyone. Now that the busy fall season and the holidays are behind us, would you like to relax and enjoy a good book? The Sun Lakes Country Club Library has 30 volunteers who strive to provide you with a wide selection of reading materials. These librarians are available Monday…

SLFD CAP plans training class for February

Brian Curry The Community Assistance Program (CAP) of the Sun Lakes Fire Department is looking for new volunteers for a training class scheduled for February. If you are interested please phone Paul Legere at 602-284-4498. Paul is the chairperson of the recruitment committee and will help you through the application process and answer any preliminary…

Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch

Two rare Christmas owls caught by artist Phyllis Mills. Phyllis is a prolific artist living here in Sun Lakes and daily labors diligently to please her followers with her timeless gourd art.

Our December meeting was held on December 17 at the Arts and Crafts room of Sun Lakes Country Club. A fun-filled afternoon began with much chatter and catching up after the Thanksgiving holiday followed by all kinds of delightful food and tasty treats. Squeals of delight began with our annual Christmas ornament theft round and…

Santa crashes the party at The Perfect Place

Santa visits The Perfect Place!

What a surprise! Just as the party for our participants and their caregivers was winding down, in pops Santa. And we all had our pictures taken! So much fun and frivolity. The morning started with the Dry Heat Pickers jamming as we enjoyed a festive lunch with holiday cookies. Everyone had been introduced to each…

Lions Club hosts Peace Poster awards for students

Pictured left to right are Chandler School representative Mr. Jeff LaBenz, Sun Lakes Lion Peace Poster Chair Carolyn Barrans, Vice President Lion Lorna Snedigar and Intel Community Engagement Manager Renee Levin. Intel makes a cash donation to help in the cash awards to the local winners.

The Sun Lakes Lions Club is proud to participate in Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest and the photos show that. Each year, Lions clubs around the world proudly sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for kids encourages young people worldwide to express their visions…

Lady Sluggers begin season

Lady Slugger Terry Finley (courtesy of Core Photography, LLC).

Larry Wolfe The Lady Sluggers, Sun Lakes’ ladies senior softball team, begin their season on January 4. The first home game at the Field of Dreams is on Wednesday, January 6. The full home schedule is shown below. All games start at noon. The Sluggers are members of the Valley of the Sun League and…

Next Cotillion Dance features 19-Piece Swing Band

Susan and Michael Cohen

Rob Spade The Sonoran Serenade Big Band will be featured for the next elegant black tie dinner dance. This group performs in a traditional 19-piece swing band configuration plus two vocalists. They will provide an elegant and sophisticated ambiance for our dinner dance. Music clips and more information about the Sonoran Serenade are available on…