Category: Clubs & Classes

Yoga—Vinyasa Style

Sheila Axtman My Experience with Yoga: by Kathie Gates I used to ski. After the inevitable fall and knee surgery, I could not bend my knee. The only physical therapy I could handle was in the pool, and even then, my knee would give out while climbing the steps out of the pool. My therapist…

April Musings from the Hiking Club

Club hikers enjoying the Boulder Canyon Trail; back row (left to right): Scott Downey, Ron Deraas, Joan Carlisle, Paul Feeney, David Coffman, Tim Donovan, and Steve Collier; front row (left to right): Fabiola Scotto and Shaun Collier (Photo by Tom Scotto)

Warren Wasescha Hard to believe this month is the end of our formal hiking for the season. The time has quickly flown by. The hikes have been good, the conversations on the trail great, and the relationships built priceless. But your hiking can continue through the summer. Just give a call to your club hiking…

Work Out to Help Out

Nancy Patterson Wow! The classes have started with a bang! At this rate, Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank should be receiving about $200 cash donation at the end of every month—maybe more. (I am writing this article the second week in March for the publication deadline, so it is kind of a guess.) The class works…

The World of Gorgeous Glass

Piece by Jan Meyers, our Artist of the Month

Cathy Porter Discover the world of gorgeous glass at the Sun Lakes Rock, Gem & Silver Club (SLRGS). No need for previous experience, as the club offers wonderful instructions in many types of glass. Glass has been used since Ancient Greek and Roman times, notably stained glass to depict religious scenes in churches, etc. SLRGS…

Cottonwood Yoga

John Blair Spring has sprung in Sun Lakes, and I’m excited to tell you about some exciting changes. The Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. The Yoga 4 Golfers class has evolved into Yoga Strength Training With Weights. The class is geared for active people of all ages who want a little more vigorous class. Two and three pound…

DAR Spotlight: Member Patty O’Neill

Patty O'Neill, DAR member, Gila Butte Chapter. No, she is not in the witness protection program, LOL. This photo was taken at our annual fundraising garage sale. In all of the photos taken that weekend, our faces are half hidden behind our COVID masks! (Sorry, I don’t think you will be able to recognize her at the Safeway!)

Deborah Goodacre This month, I’d like to introduce you to a member of our Gila Butte Chapter, Patty O’Neill. Patty worked tirelessly for many days prior to the sale in her front yard, organizing and arranging mountains of donations from our community to raise funds for the many organizations we support. The garage sale netted…

Korean War Veterans

Chapter Commander Leon “Skip” Johnson Hopefully, the current progress we’re experiencing pertaining to the coronavirus will continue, and in the not-too-distant future, life will resume to some sort of normalcy. Slowly, things are changing, always with precautions, with somewhat relaxations that allow things to happen at present that were frowned upon not too many days…

Update on Sun Lakes Italian American Club

Steve Ambroso, President, Italian American Club Viva Italia! It’s time for all Sun Lakes Italian American Club (SLIAC) members and guests to get together using social distancing and COVID-19 safety measures! The Sun Lakes Italian American Club will be having a dinner meeting on Monday, April 5, at Cottonwood San Tan Ballroom. All tables will…

Rotary Experiences a Lively March

Sun Lakes Rotary members Marie Fotino and Howard Rudge present a check to Sandra Hudson from Trust Bank and a Positive Paths board member.

Phyllis Carr Sun Lakes Rotary experienced a lively March with awards, recognitions, community involvement, and guest speakers as we continue our commitment to Service Above Self. Sun Lakes Rotary Club donated $4,000 to Positive Paths to support vocational scholarships for women, and $4,000 was donated to AZCEND, a non-profit organization dedicated to changing lives in…