Category: Generals

Trap Skeet Competition

Sun Lakes team (left to right): Mac Mackerman, 69; Ted Tenbroeck, 73; Frank Nance, 68; Charles Chapman, 71; and Sean Jeffries, 65

Frank Nance On March 12, the Robson communities held their annual Trap Skeet Competition at the Casa Grande Trap and Skeet Club. The 2020 shoot was canceled because of COVID-19. Sun Lakes won the 2021 shoot with a score of 346. PebbleCreek was second with a score of 331. Robson Ranch finished third with a…

Sun Lakes Rangers Escort the Easter Bunny

Michael Berry The Sun Lakes Rangers were proud to lead the annual Sun Lakes Country Club’s Easter Parade on March 26. Sponsored by the Sun Lakes Lions Club, Sun Lakes Lions Breakfast Club, Sun Lakes Rotary, and the Cottonwood Palo Verde Recreation Department, the parade was a huge success with prize money awarded for the…

Volunteer Fire Corps Returning to Service

Pictured is Fire Corps member Nancy Roberts completing a lockbox for a Sun Lakes homeowner. AFMA’s Asst. Fire Marshal John Teixeira said, "We are enthused to have our volunteers back.” (Photo by Brian Curry)

Brian Curry The Arizona Fire & Medical Authority (AFMA) announced that their volunteer Fire Corps members in Sun Lakes have started returning to service to support the community in safe ways post-COVID-19. Those who have been fully vaccinated are doing activities that maintain social distancing, such as lockboxes and business inspections.

Summer Address Delivery Notice

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Spring Has Arrived At the Perfect Place

Rose Saunders The Perfect Place is a non-medical adult center that provides social and recreational activities for individuals with cognitive impairments. Established in 1994, The Perfect Place provides respite for caregivers and fun activities for those who attend. Our activity directors have been busy the last few months assisting our participants with various arts and…

Cheryl’s Swing ’n Dixie Variety Band

Cheryl also plays drums

Helen Daley With so many changes over the past year, it is with great pleasure that we announce the Arizona Classic Jazz Society’s (ACJS) yearly tradition of celebrating Cheryl Thurston’s birthday. Please celebrate with us on Sunday, May 16, 2021, 1 to 4 p.m., at the Crowne Plaza Phoenix – Chandler Golf Resort in Downtown…

New Adventures In Learning

Gene Lariviere's upcoming class is based on The Burning: Massacre, Destruction, and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.

Add Sizzle to Your Lazy Days of Summer! Mary Kenny The long days of summer are great for lounging about, reading a good book, hanging out at the pool, and leaving routine and chores behind. It is also the perfect time to learn something new, whether you remain here in the neighborhood or spend summers…

Message from the President

Message from the President Roger Beagle It was five years ago that the homeowners elected me as a board member. I would like to say thank you for an experience that has been everything I thought it would be and more. The improvements continually being made to our amenities is accomplished by the board members…

Sun Lakes Rangers Luncheon

Pictured are Scott Murdock, Jim Curcio (seated), Ron Burchett, Shirley Pierini, and Tim Kelly.

Michael Berry The Sun Lakes Rangers hosted a luncheon for outgoing IronOaks Patrol Director Jim Curcio last month at the Cottonwood Bar & Grill. Jim built an outstanding Patrol team during his tenure, checking visitors at the gates and providing a visible crime deterrent by patrolling the community in marked vehicles. Patrol visibility is important…