Category: February 2021

Golfer of the Month: Bruce Wright

Bruce Wright, IMGA February 2021 Golfer of the Month

Mike Willinger If you see a young man at an IronOaks golf course with matching knee braces, practicing his chipping, chances are, you’ve just met Bruce Wright. Bruce was born in 1958 in Indianapolis. His father was an insurance agent and moved the family to Terre Haute when Bruce was six months old. His mother…

Sun Lakes Roadrunners RV Club

Cathie Smith, Secretary The Roadrunners RV Club is all about fun, travel, new adventures, good food, and great friends! The group enjoys many opportunities to see new sights, go on organized tours, or explore on their own. Members like to dine out or cook at the campsite, learn from others, and share their own ideas…

Trips & Tours

Sue Arko 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…

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…

Blood Drive Set for February 23

Dean Athmer The Sun Lakes Posse will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The address is 9531 E. Riggs Road, Sun Lakes. The event will be held in the meeting room, with plenty of space to comply with social distancing requirements. Here are the…

Mardi Gras 2021

Cheryl Thurston leading a Second Line Parade in downtown Chandler in November

Helen Daley Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) falls on Feb. 16 this year. Since Mardi Gras is a Christian holiday starting with Epiphany on Jan. 6, and ringing in the eve of Ash Wednesday on Feb. 17, it can’t just be canceled. Started as a pagan celebration of spring and fertility thousands of years ago, Christian…

A Very Personal War: Women’s Rights

Deborah Goodacre In the last two Splash articles, I wrote about topics I was anxious to share with you. Thank you for reading. This month, I selected a topic prominent to 2020: the saga of women obtaining the right to vote. It took the 100th year anniversary of the passing of the 19th amendment for the…