March 2023

Tennis, Friendships, and Fun!

Carole Rockland, IOTC Publicity Chair The IronOaks SLAM (Sun Lakes Afternoon Matches) tennis league, organized by Dave Rokusek, meets every Wednesday and Friday at 1:30 p.m., and includes members from IronOaks and Cottonwood Tennis Clubs. The league started some five years ago and has grown every year, featuring players at the 3.0 and 3.5 level.…

Oakwood Lady Niners Golf League

Reggie Wegman The weather will have changed by the time you read this article. Remember, just because it is not 110 degrees, we still need to hydrate. A good rule of thumb is to take a sip of your beverage each hole. The new Oakwood Lady Niners pamphlet is out, and you should have received it.…

IronOaks Tennis Club Gender Doubles Winners Crowned

The annual IronOaks Tennis Club (IOTC) Gender Doubles Tournament, held from Jan. 17-21, featured intense competition on the courts. In spite of a few rain delays, competition ended on Saturday, as scheduled, with the following results: Men’s Division 1: First place: Jim Bowles and Bob Lynne, second place: Bill Cunningham and Craig Twitchell Men’s Division…

Oakwood Couples Golf in Full Swing

This year’s edition of the Oakwood 18-Hole Couples League is going strong with over 200 members. The group gathers at the Oakwood clubhouse on the second and fourth Fridays of the month, November through May, for an afternoon shotgun featuring different fun handicapped team games on each occasion. Couples play together, but teams are assigned…

We All Make a Difference

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. How many times have we wished we had the ability to express ourselves when we are the recipients of goodness as demonstrated by others? Sometimes we just look in amazement at the many people who cross our paths during our journey who have had an impact on our lives. Perhaps we…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood

The biggest fundraising event of the year will occur on Monday, March 27, when the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood will present a Fashion Show Luncheon at Oakwood Country Club. Fashions and accessories will be provided by Calle Rose Boutique and will be available for purchase before and after the Fashion Show and sit-down luncheon.…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation News

The March service at the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) will be held on Friday, March 10. Choir director Lana Oyer will be honored for her 30 years of service to the congregation. The congregation conducts services each month on the second Friday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Sun Lakes Chapel. For…

Unity: Peace in the Silence

Kay Davis Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a New Thought Community. We celebrate Peace, Love, Light, Joy, and Healing. Our practice is affirmative prayer and positive thinking. We support each other in living a Spirit-Centered life. Our Sunday Service is at 10 a.m. in the Arts and Crafts Room of the Sun Lakes Country…

Love Never Ends

Pastor Marvin Arnpriester Reminders of Valentine’s Day with its emphasis on love, I remembered the following quote by Maya Angelou to challenge and inspire our understanding of love: “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” Her statement reminds me of that great statement of St. Paul…

Niners January Results

A new year means a fresh start—new clubs, a new golf cart, a new approach to the game. Want to keep the course in top shape? Repair divots and fix ball marks on the green. January brought a lot of new faces to the Niners. We are asking members, new and old, to wear their…