Category: May 2021

Oakwood Couples Golf League

Frank La Salvia and Dick Schmidt

Frank O’La Salvia Among the things we know to be true: In life and in golf, a little luck can’t hurt. The Oakwood Couples Golf League celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with some green on the greens. For many, the luck of the Irish was on their side. And while others may not have had the…

Duplicate Bridge Club Reopening

James Utter, President, Duplicate Bridge Club After a long pandemic hiatus, Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Club plans to reopen on Saturday morning, May 1, for in-person duplicate bridge games. Since the club membership consists mainly of senior citizens, all players must show proof of full COVID vaccination to be eligible to participate. Games are held…

Summer Is Coming

Marilu Trainor Whether it’s your first summer in Arizona or you are a seasoned veteran, it’s important to prepare for living (and surviving) in our desert climate. Although Summer 2021 in the Northern Hemisphere will begin on June 20 and ends on Sept. 22, the hotter weather arrives early in Arizona. It’s time to get…

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…

Bridge Results

Monday Morning Social Partnership Bridge 4/05. 1st Dee Guthrie and Bernie Ross, 2nd Newell Orr and Paul Budrick, 3rd Ron and Mary Kent; Slam: Dee Guthrie and Bernie Ross 4/12. 1st Jeanette Newman and Jeannie Kitzman, 2nd Bev Anastasia and Joan Silver, 3rd Nancy Parsegian and Diana DePree Cottonwood Ladies Bridge Joan Phelan 4/8 1st…

Savvy Travelers—May 13 Virtual Meeting

Jeanette Rajamaki The Thursday, May 13, 4:30 p.m. meeting will be a virtual meeting. If you wish to join and are not receiving our monthly newsletter with links, call Jeanette at 602-909-2000 or email jeanette@dreamcruiseadventures.net. CIE Tours will be our guest. Their focus will be Iceland, Scotland, Ireland, United Kingdom, and Wales. Dan Dorn, our…

Spiritual Riches

Marvin Arnpriester, Senior Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church Insights from Bishop Steven Charleston: Some spiritual thoughts as you do your taxes: * Making money is not as important as making relationships. You may be able to buy the biggest house in town, but that house will be empty if there is no love to…

911: To Call or Not to Call?

Linda Shanahan My husband is alive today because I did call. On a Thursday, my husband, a Sun Lakes Softball League participant, was in the outfield, running to catch a fly ball, and collided with another player trying to catch that same ball. Unfortunately, both went down. Both players realized they could not continue and…

DAR April Spring Fling

Deborah Goodacre Not only is the weather changing, but it seems the whole dynamic of my neighborhood is changing. People are selling their homes and leaving for parts unknown or returning to their home states for the cooler summer months. For those of us still here, rest assured the members of Daughters of The American…

Chess Club

Arthur Fink Come and play Chess with us! We meet every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ceramics Room (A-8) in Cottonwood. All skill levels are welcome. If you have any questions, contact Arthur Fink at 480-883-9402.