Category: January 2021

Aero Club Still Grounded

Gary Vacin Because of the COVID-19 virus, the Sun Lakes Aero Club will be unable to continue its monthly gatherings until March, 2021, at the earliest, in accordance with Sun Lakes Country Club HOA guidelines. However, some members who own airplanes continue to fly from their home airports.

Sun Lakes Rangers Partner with Neighbors Who Care

Pictured are NWC Executive Director Sheryl Keeme, Sun Lakes Ranger Captain Ron Burchett, and Sun Lakes Ranger Executive Officer Scott Murdock.

Michael Berry Neighbors Who Care (NWC) thanked their remarkable volunteers while maintaining a safe environment during a drive-thru event, as proclaimed by Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke. Over 70 gift bags were presented to NWC volunteers who passed through the “Thank You Day” line under the watchful eye of the Sun Lakes Rangers. Thanks to everyone…

CMGA November Results

Buddy Meola The Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association (CMGA) was anxious to start playing the Cottonwood golf course after the annual overseed. The course is in beautiful shape, and even though it was cart-path only, everyone is enjoying it. The CMGA had one event in October and four events in November to end the 2020 season.…

Rotary

Bill and Val Crump with Dr. Becky Henderson, Principal of San Marcos Elementary

Sun Lakes Rotary January Update Phyllis Carr As we prepared this Splash article for the January edition, we considered all of the many challenges of 2020, but chose to focus on the many wonders of making the best of a bad situation. Our weekly meetings have brought laughter and some tears, as members have shared their…

Cottonwood Lady Niners

Violetta Armour Cottonwood Lady Niners had two busy opening months, including a welcome-back celebration brunch and a Turkey Hunt on the golf course Nov. 19. There were 72 players in the hunt, and two grand prizes of $20 were awarded to purchase turkeys. Winners were Cindy Dawson and Laura Carothers. The annual Christmas party was…

Card Making Class

Linda Smart Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. The class fee is $5, and includes everything you need! Doors open at 9:20 a.m. The cards will be completed during one of multiple class sessions which will begin at 9:30 a.m. Presently,…

Desert Threads to Hold Garage Sale

These are a few quilts made by Desert Threads members. Nancy Bonngard (right) presented 18 quilts recently to Nayre (left) at My Sister's Place.

Sue Bart The Desert Threads Garage Sale will be on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 9449 E. Sun Lakes Blvd. (Sun Lakes Country Club, west of Dobson Road). We will have a variety of items at great prices for you to obtain: lots of cotton fabric, pre-cut fabrics, wood…

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…

Cheers Singles Club News

Ann Kisner We had our first social since the pandemic, and it may be the last until we have the vaccine. But those who gathered at the Halley pool on Sunday, the 15th, had a safe and fun time. It was just wonderful to see the upper portions of each other’s faces and to catch…