Category: January 2021

Trips & Tours

For more information or reservations, please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or reservations@freespiritvacations.com. Please note: Due to decreased capacity restrictions, it is important to book early, as space is limited. Utah Mighty 5 from Phoenix Departs first Sunday of every month Price: $1,899 pp/double; $2,249 pp/single Join us for a seven-day adventure…

The Library Corner at SLCC

Bette Hargrave Dear Friends and Readers: It’s January, 2021, for you and December 10, 2020, for me as I write. COVID-19 is still running rampant. Please wear masks, wash hands, and keep distance! Doreen Taylor, the Sun Lakes Country Club Head Librarian, a few years ago brought me into the Library Volunteer Group, and a…

Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank Is Feeding Record Numbers of Families

Ellen Engel Causes: Coronavirus relief food banks, food, food banks, and pantries Mission: Uniting our community in the fight against hunger by providing food and basic necessities to our neighbors in need. Results: Currently, Matthew’s Crossing provides food and other basic necessities to over 3,500 people each month and approximately 2,250 food boxes for students per month. Target…

A Difficult Journey

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. During the journey of life, we encounter many roadblocks and detours, and sometimes we cannot find our way to where we want to be because of all the distractions. We wonder whether we took the right road to begin with. Should we have turned to the left or to the right…

Thaddeus Rose: A Love Affair at Sun Lakes

Carolyn Holmes-Leneway, Fun Lakers Social Club Thaddeus Rose has a long-standing love affair with Sun Lakes. Wherever he plays, he packs the room. Whenever he plays, he creates sets to match the musical interests of his audience. Thaddeus played his first solo gig in Arizona about 16 years ago at Lone Butte Casino. This was…

SLCC 2019-20 Creme de la Creme

Windmill at Twilight by Phyllis Peterson

Ann Posiviata Happy New Year to all! With the holidays now behind us, hopefully, you had a chance to view and perhaps photograph some of the wonderful outdoor lighting displays that pop up all around us. The holiday season presents so many opportunities to capture colorful photos, with events like the Christmas golf cart parade,…

Windows 10 Built-In Diagnostic Tools

Katie Gertz

Helen Seaton, Public Relations Director The next virtual meeting of Computer Booters will be on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, beginning at 10 a.m. Please note the change in time for this meeting only. Our speaker will be Katie Gertz. Windows has continually improved over the years, and Windows 10 is the best, by far, of all…

IMGA News and Events

2021 IMGA Executive Board: Ross Serold, Secretary; Bob Clark, President; Dan Jonker, Treasurer; Jerry Pederson, Vice President

Bruce McCorkle New IMGA Officers for 2021 The votes are in, and our new Executive Board consists of: Robert Clark, President; Jerry Pederson, Vice President; Dan Yonker, Treasurer; Ross Serold, Secretary We wish to thank these gentlemen for “stepping up to the plate” and donating their time and talents to IMGA! Outgoing President Kudos Joe…

Featured Knight: Larry Bramanti

Larry Bramanti

Maynard Iverson, Chair, Public Relations Committee, Council 9678 Lawrence (Larry) Bramanti is an active, relatively recent (in 2019) transfer to St. Steven’s Catholic Parish and Council 9678, from St. Bernadette Council 12164 in Scottsdale. Here, he serves as our Council’s Chancellor and Director of Programs, Membership/Recruitment, and Insurance Promotion service committees. He recently established a…