Category: Generals

The passing of a great man Dwight Grotewold

Dwight Grotewold

Norm Noble Back in the old days, gathering around the kitchen table had a meaning different than today. In the tiny town of Larchwood, Iowa, population 382, it meant that there was no hospital and no resident doctor and when a baby was due you made do. That’s where Dwight Grotewold of Sun Lakes entered…

Sun Lakes Community Theatre enters the 21st century

Good news! Beginning with our spring production of Southern Hospitality (March 10-14), SLCT ticketing will enter the 21st century. On February 16 we will begin selling tickets using an online software ticketing system. In order to ease the transition from the current “in person” method, we will continue to sell tickets at our usual locations in…

Free driving workshop

Neighbors Who Care is offering a free community workshop called Driver Independence and Safety on Tuesday, February 10. The event will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. in Room 4 of the Education Building at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church. Light refreshments will be served. This program will be presented by a local driving instructor who…

Medicare, Medicaid and related health benefit info

Neil I. Tamber Come and get personalized objective assistance to seniors, the disabled and caregivers provided by volunteer counselors especially trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include: Basic information about original Medicare, Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMO’s, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona…

Thanks for sharing citrus

Sarah Kelzenberg “Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers.” Say that five times in a row, fast! Now entering into our 9th season, the Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers will be collecting spare fruit at homes in all Sun Lakes communities from February 7-March 9 and donate the harvest to St. Mary’s Food Bank. We need volunteers: Several teams…

Southern Hospitality to open in March

The cast of Southern Hospitality, SLCT’s spring show, are Sharon Guzman, Ted Peck, Ginger Henry, Michael Carter, MaryEllen Buchwold, John Crawford, Sandy Ilsen, Merrie Crawford, Phyllis Novy, Michael O’Rourke, Janine Schneck, Roxy Banta and Harlie Youngblood.

Andrea Hummel Feeling up to some “southern hospitality?” Sun Lakes Community Theatre’s spring play Southern Hospitality, written by Jones, Hope and Wooten, has been cast and is preparing for a March opening. The ambitious production features eight women and five men and is a comedy/farce. Characters and the actors who play them are as follows:…

Karaoke and dancing planned

Enjoy karaoke and dancing with Mr. B. & The Blonde – double the fun at Sun Lakes Country Club Pro Shop Lounge on Saturday, February 14 from 7:00-? p.m.; and Saturday, February 28 from 7:00-? p.m. The lounge will be serving food. Mark your calendar for a another fun evening of singing and dancing. If…

Lake Diamond Luminaria Walk recap

Visitors to the Lake Diamond Luminaria Walk together with two local businesses netted 2,452 pounds of food and $624 in cash to be donated to the Christian Community Center Food Bank!

The second full weekend in December has become a Sun Lakes tradition for many families and friends and this year was no exception. Hundreds of visitors turned out both evenings to enjoy cool, crisp weather and 1,000 luminaries encircling Diamond Lake, plus the homes facing the lake never looked more beautiful in their holiday finery.…