Category: March 2019

Oakwood Couples Golf League welcomes new players

Top row (left to right): Bruce and Lynn Storey, Harry and Liz Pritchard, Rick and Pauline Boyd, Fred and Linda Smith, John Kolb, Dale and Jenn Schmitz; Bottom row (left to right): Carol and Dick Schmidt (2nd place), Jim Ray and Mary Dyrseth (1st place), Becky Kolb

I know what you’re thinking. I cannot join this club. I do not have any outfits that would fit in with these people. Let me start by saying these people do not represent the majority of us sane individuals. You know the type. You offer up a cash prize and they will do anything. None…

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…

Republican Club to meet March 12

  The Sun Lakes Republican Club will feature “The Southern Border Crisis,” with Border Patrol Agent Art Del Cueto at its regular meeting on Tuesday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the Arizona Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 S. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes, AZ 85248. The public is invited. This is…

A hiker’s dream – The McDowell Sonoran Preserve

SLHC hikers at Lost Dog Wash and Ringtail Loop

Judith Kuse Those of us who live in the Sun Lakes communities are fortunate to be within driving distance of The McDowell Sonoran Preserve, one of the nation’s largest urban preserves and a hiker’s paradise. What was dedicated in 1994 as a five-square-mile sanctuary of Sonoran Desert flora and fauna has become a 47-square-mile recreational…

Shalom Hadassah

  Doris Codkind, Publicity Our Chapter is moving full speed ahead with more great events every month. We start off on March 12 with an 11:00 a.m. visit to the new Chandler Museum located on Chandler Village Drive across from the Chandler Fashion Mall – no admission charge. Two very interesting exhibits in March are…

Sun Lakes vs SunBird in fun filled tennis outing

Jerry Vance Well, it wasn’t -20 like our friends in the Midwest, but Saturday, February 9, was pretty chilly for Sun Lakes to host SunBird in a friendly tournament. Play was spirited, and lots of good food was consumed and after five hours and 20 matches, SunBird had a slight edge. Come join the Sun…

NAIL celebrates 20 years

Mikell Rhoades (left) and Lita Swanson (right) welcome fellow members and guests to New Adventures’ 20th anniversary celebration. (Photo by Kirk Tuey)

Catherine Hammond New Adventures in Learning recently marked 20 years of bringing lifelong learning to the Southeast Valley. Over 200 people celebrated that milestone at SunBird Golf Resort on January 11, 2019. Lee Ross, one of the original members, recollects, “It is hard to believe we have been thriving for 20 years. And like good…