Category: April 2020

Inspiring Crystal Cards

Bobbie Reed Nancy Sisler of Elgin, IL, is the inspiration for The Crystal Card Project. She began recycling greeting cards some 20 years ago. As a newly-retired teacher, she set up a workspace in her basement. From there, she has refashioned used greeting cards into new ones and sold them in the Elgin community. She…

Fun Lakers Club and Dance Party

Mark O’Neill, PR The Sun Lakes Dance Party, sponsored by the Fun Lakers Club, is held at the Oakwood ballroom, always on a Thursday. The last dance for the 2019-2020 season is April 16. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the free dance lesson begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by open dance from 7 p.m.…

Line Dancing with Judee

Judee Curtis We had a great time at our Sunday, March 1, 2020, Line Dance for all three levels. Not everyone got to come because of life’s hiccups, such as going out of town and company, and they were missed! It’s hard to fit in talking and getting to know each other. However, every once…

Traveling the Longer Way Around

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes Imagine a travel agent giving you a plan similar to the one God gave Israel for their journey to the Promised Land after their miraculous deliverance through the Red Sea. Let’s say you’re interested in a three-week trip, and the agent says, “No, it will…

Two AFMA/Sun Lakes CAP Members Celebrate “Life Member” Status

It is a rarely-achieved status, especially as a volunteer, but the Arizona Fire & Medical Authority/Sun Lakes Fire Corps Community Assistance Program now boasts two “Life Members” still in active service. At their monthly meeting, Brian Curry was awarded his “Life Member” pin, denoting 11 active years. At the same meeting, Life Member Jo Birlin…

Card Making Class

Linda Smart Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. Class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! Doors open at 9:20 a.m. for the first session. The cards will be completed during your choice of two class sessions: 9:30 a.m. OR…

AFMA/Sun Lakes Diane Engel Retires

For the past 16 years, Diane Engel has been the face of the Arizona Fire & Medical Authority/Sun Lakes front office. Always with a smile, she has answered questions, given information, and helped keep the fire district running smoothly. Amid laughs, smiles, and even a few tears, Diane said goodbye as she and her husband…

Singles Dinner Club Update

Come one, come all to the Wednesday evening club for singles. We meet every week at 5 p.m. at the Palo Verde dining room for a sumptuous dinner and wonderful conversation with others in the same place in their lives. If Wednesday isn’t good for you, we also have a table for singles on Friday…

Lesly’s Cardio Blast

Lesly Holness April already? We have had such a great season, can’t believe it is ending soon. But we still have one more month. It’s never too late to join. Beginners are welcome. If you want a FUN workout and want to meet people and burn calories, then this is your class. Great music, and…

Cottonwood Woodcarvers

Dianne Winenger Are you a woodcarver or a “want to be” one? Join us and our newest carver RoseAnn Carbacio. We are so happy to have Rose Ann carving with us. Gifted and seasoned artist Tom Clark has worked on a variety of subjects from wild animals, sports, and Native American subjects. Tom also shares…