Category: Clubs & Classes

Lady Sluggers Ready to Take the Field

Larry Wolfe Our Lady Sluggers senior softball team is scheduled to open its season the first week of January. As of press time, the Sluggers were slated to play every Monday in January and February at the Field of Dreams. Games start at noon. The Sluggers play in the Valley of the Sun League. Given…

Korean War Veterans

Chapter Commander Leon “Skip” Johnson The Korean War Veterans would like to extend their thanks to you all who supported this organization throughout the tough times we all experienced during the past year. A special thank you goes out to the organization members who supported the last event of the year, which was a success,…

Singles Dinner Club Update

Come one, come all, to the Wednesday evening club for singles. We meet every week at 5 p.m., at the Palo Verde dining room, for a sumptuous dinner and wonderful conversation with others in the same place in their lives. If Wednesday isn’t good for you, we also have a table for singles on Friday…

Desert Artists Club 2021

Sue Sindelar Happy New Year to all our DAC members. We fondly remember when our club had a great turnout for our Share Your Art event last January. It is with great hope and determination that when we are able to gather again safely, we will be having another art event and a special renewal…

Define for Me a Patriot

Deborah Goodacre As a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), one question I am frequently asked is, just what is a patriot? Good question, but first, let’s start at the beginning with our fight for independence. Once the founders of our country became more than fed up with the thumb of British…

Julie’s Fitness Classes

Julie Bauman Julie Bauman invites you to come to her classes at the new Cottonwood Palo Verde Fitness Center Mondays and Fridays at 8/9 a.m., and now also Wednesdays at 8:30/9:30 a.m.! For the past 15 years, Julie has been teaching group fitness in the Chandler, Sun Lakes, and South Gilbert area. She is currently…

Yoga: Vinyasa Style

Yoga student Bill Gosiak practicing Tree pose next to a cave on one of the hiking trails near Superstition Mountain

Sheila Axtman Happy New Year 2021! The Cottonwood Palo Verde Fitness Center is open, and we are doing yoga. Practicing yoga releases endorphins in your brain. You feel relaxed and happy. Vinyasa Yoga also improves proprioception and strengthens and stretches your muscles, and you become more flexible. It helps you feel and move like a…

Lucky Shot Pool Club Tournament Results

Gary Vacin The Lucky Shot Pool Club has announced winners of its recently-completed 2020-21 fall tournament, and that Jerry Cisneros won Club Championships in both 9-Ball and 8-Ball for the 2019-20 season. Cisneros won the fall and spring tournaments for the 2019 season to claim the Club 8-Ball Championship. In 9-Ball, the playoff for the…