April 2024

Drive-Through Prayer

First Baptist Church of Sun Lakes has been preparing for a new ministry initiative. Church members attended a conference at the end of March and learned how to successfully execute efforts for a drive-through prayer ministry. This ministry specifically seeks to connect one’s problems to God’s power. The great thing about this ministry is that…

Restless Minds

Come and join us for a lively discussion. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month in the Sewing Room at Oakwood at 7 p.m. No membership is required. Just come and enjoy a lively discussion with open-minded, interesting people. No arguing—just different points of view. We look forward to meeting new people. See…

Mobile Women’s Clinic

Life Choices Women’s Clinic Hope Mobile came to St. Steven’s Catholic Church on March 9 for parishioners to tour. The Hope Mobile goes in front of college campuses, community health fairs, and in underserved areas of the community to provide pro-life healthcare services. The mobile clinic is there to help mothers and provide hope and…

Relishing Pickleball: Blocking Shots

David Zapatka Would you like to neutralize the hard shots being hit in your direction? Consider a blocking strategy. Blocking a shot properly requires technique, positioning, timing and strategy. Follow this advice to improve your blocking skills: * Stand with your knees bent and feet shoulder-width apart. The lower you can get down, the better.…

Play an Instrument?

Every Thursday afternoon a group of instrumentalists meets at a room near the Cottonwood Library to practice their ensemble music. Some songs are bluesy, some are pop standards, and some are classics. Of course, they also have many patriotic songs on their playlist. Some of the musicians are members of other community bands, while some…

Niners February Golf Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity Sadly, a longtime member, Ron Betti, passed away in February. Ron was a Niner from 2009 to 2022. Ron was a good guy and served as our rules chairman from 2013 to 2018. Ron was also a member of the Community Assistance Program with the SL Fire Department. We offer our deepest…

Release the Ladybugs

Dannette Hunnel Aphids are bad for plants. Ladybugs will eat aphids. April is the time to purchase ladybugs at nurseries or online from direct ladybug suppliers. The ladybugs (also known as lady beetles or convergent lady beetles) are collected from the foothills and mountains in California and therefore prefer the cooler, damp weather. The bags…