Category: Generals

Sun Lakes – Cottonwood Palo Verde at Sun Lakes

Message from the president Anne Montgomery The annual Cottonwood Palo Verde Homeowners meeting was held on March 27 in the San Tan Ballroom. We hope that you were able to attend what is our “State of the Union” presentation. We welcomed returning Board member Roger Beagle for a second three-year term and Bud Jenssen, returning…

New Adventures in Learning seeks volunteers

Catherine Hammond Members of New Adventures, an all-volunteer program dedicated to lifelong learning, constantly searches for people to work in many capacities. Currently, the group needs people to help recruit presenters and provide presenter support. The group offers dozens of classes offered each semester and provides both technical and logistical support to the presenters of…

10th annual Crystal Awards Banquet

Candy Clark On March 10, nine Sun Lakes community volunteers were honored at the annual Crystal Awards Banquet. Over 200 people attended to celebrate the dedicated efforts of this year’s recipients – Jeanne Becker, Dick Eslick, Judy Gahide, Bill Gates, Herb Lienenbrugger, Mary Middleton, Frank Gould, Richard Hawkes and George Thomas. Guests enjoyed a social…

The Hot Spot

AFMA training day A large contingent of Arizona Fire & Medical Authority/Sun Lakes Community Crisis Response volunteers attended a training given by Joanne Cacciatore, PhD, on “Traumatic Grief and Loss” at the Chandler Public Safety Training Academy. Fire Corps members of CR231 pictured with Doctor Cacciatore (front row, second from right) are (front row, left…

Getting outside is a prescription for better health

Sue Schwartz Due to some recently-planned and/or pending HOA construction projects around the five lakes, we’ve moved our walks to the Palo Verde tennis pavilion. This will take place starting April 13. The time remains the same with the Doc Walk starting at 9:00 a.m. followed by an optional brunch on the PV Patio. This…

It’s time for music, music, music!

The Chordaires Show Chorus of Sun Lakes is having its 39th annual spring show called “Class Reunions – ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s & ‘80s” on April 6, 2019, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the San Tan Ballroom at Cottonwood. Ticket price is $15 and they are selling fast! Tickets can be purchased at the Cottonwood…

News From Your Neighbors – Neighbors Who Care Inc.

Planning ahead for life’s unexpected circumstances Life after 60 is great! You’re older, wiser and still going strong. Or maybe life has thrown you a curve and you need a little extra support. Whatever your situation, it’s important to educate yourself on the services available to you… especially before you need them. Neighbors Who Care…

Spring Fling with essential oils

Jo Anne Gaudioso Are you ready for your Spring Fling? At this time of the year, many of us are motivated to freshen up our homes, maybe do a little decluttering and get ready for some seasonal threats. Since using essential oils, I have discovered so many wonderful options to help me with these spring…

Michigan party recap

The Michigan party was held Friday, March 1, 2019, and was a great time for the 111 people who came to the event at the San Tan Ballroom in Cottonwood. All enjoyed meeting others from Michigan, feasting on good food and playing Michigan-themed games. The sit-down dinner was wonderful; the Sun Lakes Cottonwood chef served…