Category: Clubs & Classes

National champions for Sun Lakes

Left to right: Zev Yardeni, Marv Jensen, Bill Cunningham, Tom Snider, Mark Heth, Mario Dominguez, Captain Ken Stanley, Jerry Geiszler, Hal Davis, Phil Messer, Jake DeMoss, Jim Utter; missing from photo are Gary Porter and Tim Shum.

The IronOaks Tennis Club (IOTC) 7.0 Men’s team captured the National Championship title at the rain-shortened United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) 2018 League National Invitational held at the Surprise Tennis Center February 1 through February 3. Annually, the USTA invites the 17 league winners from their respective sections from around to country to compete in…

The Journey of a Danish immigrant

The final Scandinavian Club meeting of the 2018-2019 year will be held March 17 at the Sun Lakes Country Club. Social hour will begin at 5:00 p.m. with pickled herring, cheese, crackers and sausage. At 6:00 p.m., fried chicken, coleslaw, mashed potatoes, garden salad and dessert will be served. At 7:00 p.m., the program will…

New county changes coming to the Sun Lakes Posse

  Ron Burchett, Commander Sun Lakes Posse As widely reported, Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone suspended activities of the Posse for all of Maricopa County in late January. The Sun Lakes Posse is included in this suspension and is not presently patrolling the community. The Sheriff’s timeline for reinstating the Posse is estimated at 60-90…

Sun Lakes Garden Club posts upcoming field trips

Starla Kramer Members will enjoy a photographic journey of amazing gardens all over the world on March 19 for the monthly meeting! Linda Larson, “Traveling Gardener,” has a beautiful garden here in Arizona. She and her husband just returned from the Equator and Brazil searching for interesting gardens to share on her blog and website.…

New Horizons Writers’ Group

  Salt Anyone Bob Hirt We all use table salt, sometimes probably too much of it! It is virtually everywhere and it is plentiful throughout the world. In central New York State, the Retsof Salt Mine, in the Finger Lakes region provided salt for most of the northeastern states. As early as August 30, 1884,…

Sew-N-Sews to meet March 13

Have you been to a Sew-N-Sews meeting and presentation? If you have, you’ve enjoyed an interesting and informative presentation along with a few good laughs. If you’ve never attended a Sew-N-Sews meeting, you have a treat in store. The next Sew-N-Sews meeting will be Wednesday, March 13, at 1:00 p.m. in the Navajo Room of…

Come join the Chess Club

  Arthur Fink The Sun Lakes Chess Club invites you to join us, whether you are a beginner or a grand master chess player. We meet every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in The Ceramic Room (A-8) in Cottonwood. Come early or come late; you are always welcome. There are no dues or…