Category: Clubs & Classes

DAR Commemorates 19th Amendment

Vicki Bobo (center) as Frances Willard Munds, Regent Marjorie Nelson (left), Vice Regent Nancy Cooney (right)

Toni Bolling Lutter At its January general meeting, Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) remembered the struggle for suffrage through the eyes of an Arizona woman who lived the endeavor. Vicki Bobo, acting as Frances Willard Munds, recounted Munds’ life as an activist and proponent of votes for women. Bobo is also Regent of…

Democratic Club March Meeting

Dolly Loftin The Sun Lakes Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, March 9, 2020, at 7 p.m. in the Navajo Room in the Sun Lakes Country Club, located at 25601 E. Sun Lakes Blvd. N. The speakers will be as follows: Aaron Conner, the Democratic Candidate for Maricopa County Assessor. Mr. Conner…

Sun Lakes Computer Booters News

Alyssa Carter

Helen Seaton, Publicity Director On Feb. 5, the Computer Booters club honored three members who have given many years of volunteer service to the club. Lifetime Achievement Awards were given to Howard Winkle, Janet Quade, and Bill Phillips. They were granted life membership in the club. Thank you for all your work. The speaker for…

Airshow and Test Pilot to Address Aero Club

The BD-5J, the world’s smallest jet aircraft, will be the topic of a presentation by Bob Bishop at the Sun Lakes Aero Club’s gathering Monday, March 16, at the Sun Lakes Country Club Navajo Room. The public is invited to attend.

Gary Vacin Airshow and test pilot Bob Bishop, who has built and flown a version of the world’s smallest jet aircraft, will be guest speaker at the Sun Lakes Aero Club’s gathering Monday, March 16, at the Sun Lakes Country Club Navajo Room. The event begins with coffee and camaraderie at 6:30 p.m., followed by…

Best in Show Winner

Spirit of the Desert President Julie Hemer won Best of Show (and several other ribbons) with her Marionette entry in the Arizona Gourd Society's annual competition. Congratulations to new Grand Master, Julie!

Colleen McKnight The 17th Annual Wuertz Gourd Festival and Arizona Gourd Society Competition in Casa Grande last month was a blast for Spirit of the Desert patch members. Most members describe it like a gourd holiday. Running over several days, it’s full of classes, seeing friends you might only see once a year, shopping, and…

IronOaks Men’s Tennis Team Compete for National Title

IronOaks Men’s Tennis Team 2020

Rick Kenny Following tough but successful regional play in Surprise, Arizona, the IronOaks Men’s 65 and older 7.0 tennis doubles team went to Florida for national competition. For the first time, the USTA National Title tournament was held at the new USTA Campus in Orlando, Florida. These Phoenix and Southwest champions played teams from Texas, Missouri, Caribbean,…

Savvy Travelers Club to Meet March 12, 2020

Terry Clark in Thailand with the cheetahs

Jeanette Rajamaki We will meet in the San Tan Ballroom at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, at the Cottonwood Country Club. No dues—just come for brochures, refreshments, and a fun hour of information. Robin Selleck, Business Manager for Royal Caribbean Cruises, is our guest speaker. Royal has it all for everyone… it is the…

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 Cottonwood Ceramics Room (A-8). Come early or come late; you are always welcome. There are no dues or membership fees.…

Yoga at Cottonwood

John Blair I would personally like to thank everyone for supporting the Yoga Program at the new Cottonwood Fitness Center. Introduction to Yoga on Saturdays at 9 a.m. has been so successful, a Monday morning 9 a.m. class has been added. These packages ($20 for four weeks, $40 for eight weeks) can be purchased until…