Category: March 2019

Arizona Red Hatters do it again

Judy Wolin, QWN of Chapeaux Rouge For the eighth straight year, The Red Hat Society’s Arizona chapters have just completed their annual State Convention. This year’s theme, “At the OK Corral,” was co-chaired by Queen Mom and Ambassador Judy Wolin of Chapeaux Rouge Chapter and Queen Mum and Ambassador Ann Crabtree of Desert Ya-Ya’s Chapter.…

Sun Lakes Democratic Club

The Sun Lakes Democratic Club will hold its May meeting on Monday, May 13, 2019, in the Navajo Room, located at the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 E. Sun Lakes Blvd N. Social begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m. Garrett Archer, Senior Analyst, Arizona Secretary of State office, will discuss…

Floating on an Arizona lake

Carl Smith Floating on an Arizona mountain lake, an osprey hovering overhead and then it suddenly dives for a fish, silence except if you are lucky, an elk is bugling in the forest, and suddenly your rod bends and you set the hook…. Fish On! Walking along a beautiful stream or river with a fly…

Arizona Fire and Medical Authority

  Volunteer recognitions Crisis Response volunteer Mikkel Christian received her year-end hours of service Presidential pin from CR Leads LouAnn Sedgwick (left) and Nancy Roberts (right). (Photo by Brian Curry) Proper use of equipment Assistant Fire Marshall Tom O’Donohue shows Palo Verde resident Penny Flynn how to properly use a “Dry Chemical” fire extinguisher at…

Outstanding Rotary speakers for March

Steve Irvin

Norm Noble On the morning of Tuesday, March 5, Steve Irvin, News Anchor for Channel ABC-15, will present what it’s like to work in a hectic, major TV newsroom. Steve is an Emmy-award-winning journalist and anchor of ABC-15 News. He joined ABC-15 News in 2002 as morning anchor/reporter. Steve grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, and graduated…

Canadian vs. American Tennis Social colorful and fun

The American team parades to the court.

Penny Petersen The Canadian-American Tennis Social was held Saturday, January 26, at the Cottonwood tennis courts. Participants numbered 120, with 36 Canadians and 73 Americans. Lots of friendly rivalry filled the day, complete with a parade down past the courts and onto Court 1, where Canadians were positioned on the south side of Court 1…

When stress is greater than strength

  Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes A Portuguese proverb says: “That’s too much sand for my truck.” Does that ever happen to you? From time to time, all of us probably load too much sand (figuratively speaking) into our trucks. For while there are many people who live beyond their…

What life is all about

  Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Spring is in the air. Perhaps we should take the time to thaw out and attempt to reconcile the past with the present and anticipate the future? Sort of a cleaning out of the winter doldrums as we do spring cleaning. The experiences of the past are recorded for all…