Category: January 2021

In Passing

Sharon E. Jackson

Sharon E. Jackson Sharon E. Jackson, age 74, left this world very suddenly on Nov. 2, 2020, after a short illness, and went to be with our Lord Jesus, who was waiting with open arms to greet her; along with her husband Dennis who passed three years ago. She will be so lovingly missed by her three…

Extra Weeks Added to CTC Monday League’s Spring Session

Penny Petersen The Cottonwood Tennis Club’s Monday Ladies League starts its spring session on Jan. 4. The session will last 17 weeks, through April 26. That is five weeks longer than in past years. A new individual format just tried in the 2020 Fall League, allows players to play when they’re available, and not committed…

AFMA Trains Renaissance Staff with Fire Extinguishers

Brian Curry Arizona Fire & Medical Authority (AFMA) Assistant Fire Marshal John Teixeira, and Deputy Chief Eric Kriwer, representing AFMA’s Community Risk Management Division, conducted their annual training on the proper use of fire extinguishers with the staff at the Renaissance on Riggs Road. Among other things taught to Renaissance employees were how to pick…

MOGA January Updates

Steve Engler Happy New Year, MOGA members and friends! 2021 is now here. Throughout 2020, we were able to comply with the social distancing guidelines and continue with our weekly schedule of tournaments. We will approach the new year in the same manner and provide all our members the opportunity to come out and enjoy…

Other Card Results

Tuesday Cribbage Jeff Scott Join us for cribbage every Tuesday night at 6:15 p.m., in the Cottonwood Clubhouse, A-7 Painting Room. 11/03. 1st Richard Lewin 11+41, 2nd Jeff Scott 7+17, Low Joe Teriaw 7-55 11/10. 1st Larry Elliott 11+53, 2nd Joe Teriaw 9+40, 3rd Bill Bade 9-5, Low Donna Smid 4-67 11/17. 1st Richard Lewin…

The Rules of Civility by Armor Towels

Violetta Armour Happy New Year, Page-Turners! The Rules of Civility begins on New Year’s Eve, 1937, in New York City. Twenty-five-year-old Katey Kontent and her boarding house roommate Eve begin their New Year’s celebration at a Greenwich Village jazz bar, trying to stretch $3 between them with one martini an hour, planning to wind up at…

Men’s Niners November Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity Well, despite the difficult year, the restrictions, and the turmoil, we have reached the start of the holidays. So, from our Niners Board and committee chairmen to all the members and their families, we wish you all peace, light, and joy for Christmas and Hannukah, and a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2021.…

Garden Club Waltemeyer from Treeland Nursery

Josh Waltemeyer, featured speaker for January

Starla Kramer The Sun Lakes Garden Club is pleased to have Josh Waltemeyer as the featured speaker on Tuesday, Jan. 19. He’ll share information about protecting plants from frost and when to fertilize our citrus, as well as what plants to trim in January. Josh’s father and uncle own Treeland Nursery in Mesa, and he…

Golden Goalies: Tis the Season

Jan B. As I write this on the last day in November, I see nearly-mature tangerines on our tree. But when you read this, all the citrus will be ripe and tasty, and the smell of citrus will be permeating the seasonal air. Whether you enjoy that aroma or find it unpleasant, well, you can…