Category: May 2015

Precious metal clay at Rock, Gem and Silver class

A nearly finished piece using a silver medium

One of the more interesting classes being offered thru Sun Lakes Rock Gem and Silver class is the Precious metal clay (PMC). No special tools are required and the results are only restricted by the imagination of the students to transform a clay like substance into any shape they desire. Under the tutelage of instructor…

IronOaks Tennis Team is USTA National finalist

Pictured with their finalist banner are (left to right), Zev Yardeni, Gary Porter, Jim Utter, 
Ken Stanley (captain), Hal Davis, Jerry Rex, Randy McManus and Phil Messer

Ken Stanley Our USTA men’s 65 Plus 7.0 tennis team recently captured second place at the 2014 USTA League Nationals Tournament held at the Surprise Tennis Center. To qualify for Nationals, the team had to win their local USTA league and the Southwest Sectionals held last fall. At Nationals, the team defeated sectional winners from…

Sun Lakes Lady Putters results

Enjoying the Lady Putters’ spring luncheon are front row (left to right) Eleanor Nicolosi, Faith Missildine, Nina Scinto and Fran Schuring; back row (left to right) are Teddy Cole, Lucy Geller, Betsy Wedeward and Alice Bannerman

Susan Gottschalk An enjoyable spring luncheon was recently held at Cottonwood with President Annie Hall presiding. The Barbershop Quartet, All That Jazz, entertained during lunch and prizes were awarded through raffle drawings. Monday Flight 3/09. Shauna Duncan 3/16. Bea Hadsell, Pat Kruse and Diana Laubenstein 3/23. Norma Marsh 3/30. Norma Marsh Holes-in-One: 3rd Pat Kruse;…

Bridge results

Winners pictured (seated left to right) first place Gerri Deublein, second place Karen Ryan, (standing left to right) third place (tie) Betty Perry and Carolyn Rogers. Rita Stadler and Sandy Bealmear were winners of the cash drawings.

Oakwood Monday Afternoon Social Partnership Bridge 3/16. 1st Joyce Rasmussen and Lydia Kolsch, 2nd Jim Gibson and Newell Orr, 3rd Dan Rosler and Dot McKinney; Slam (small): Jim Gibson and Newell Orr 3/23. 1st Irene Edmund and Dorothy Thurman, 2nd Lori Scharbach and Karen Harnish, 3rd Joyce Rasmussen and Nancee Jacobson; Slam (three small): Irene…

News from IronOaks at Sun Lakes

General Manager’s report Completed Projects: South Dobson Gate at Oakwood: An accident occurred on February 17 which caused the gate closure. It has been fully repaired and the gate was reopened on March 9. Crack Sealing at Ironwood and Oakwood: We began the project on crack sealing of roads on February 27 and completed the…

Missing money?

Janice Byers, Sun Lakes Resident Years ago, while we were living in Utah, FOX News covered a story about unclaimed property. Previously individual states published lists of unclaimed property in the newspaper. That is no longer the case; the information is consolidated on a website called missingmoney.com. This website enables a person to look for…

The Strike Zone

Hits and Misses Arlene Burkhardt The following are the high scores for the month of March: 3/02. Men – High Scratch Series: Terry Lochbaum 668 and Bob Welch 555; High Scratch Game: Terry Lochbaum 257 and Pat Wilson 206 Women – High Scratch Series: Pat Schmeckpeper 505 and Geri Sterner 493; High Scratch Game: Pat…

Line Dancing with Judee

The reward in teaching line dancing is when you see what the dancers are doing now compared to a year ago. Some of the dancers in the Basics Plus Class have only been dancing for a year or two. Not only were they happy learning and dancing Higher and Higher, Queen of My Heart and Over…