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…

Thursday Games Club

Stephanie Hemberg If you are interested in joining a fun Games Club on the first Thursday of the month, October through April, please email me at [email protected] and leave a phone number so I am able to call and talk with you. We play from 1 to 4 p.m. Please, non-smokers only!

Hits & Misses Bowling League

Ruth Andersen High Scratch Series: 2/03. Men: Terry Lachbaum 626, Bob Welch 600; Women: Tammy Visser 465, Pat Schmeckpeper 458 2/10. Men: Terry Lachbaum 643, Tim Billman 555; Women: Tammy Visser 523, Ruth Andersen 467 2/17. Men: Rick Bell 609, Tim Billman 607; Women: Pat Schmeckpeper 570, Ruth Andersen 475 2/24. Men: Ron Cox 641, Rick…

MANA House Helps Veterans Rebuild Their Lives

George Stahl On Tuesday, Feb. 11, a group of volunteers from the Jewish War Veterans Post 619 of Sun Lakes served pizza and soda to 72 vets at Catholic Charities MANA House, Phoenix. Program Director Horace “Ace” Carter said, “MANA House (Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force) helps homeless and at-risk veterans to regroup and to…

Cottonwood Mixed Doubles Crowns New Champions

Penny Petersen The week-long Mixed Doubles Championship, which ran from Feb. 9 to 15, crowned winners in three levels: Red, Green, and Blue. The best part, according to Tournament Director Jerry Higgins, was the weather was great all week. Champions in each division were as follows: Red: Ron Ryer and Judy Grefsheim, Green: Steve Norvet…