Category: May 2022

IronOaks Tennis Club Year-End Tennis Bash

Carole Rockland, Publicity Chair, IronOaks Tennis Club Almost 70 members of the IronOaks Tennis Club gathered to send off the snowbirds and celebrate the end of a good season on the tennis courts. Some members braved the heat to play tennis, and many others joined for a chance to socialize, enjoy an evening meal, and…

CWPV Pickleball Club Season Party

Susan Ori The 2021-22 CWPV Pickleball Club season came to a close at a dinner party with more than 200 members in attendance. The gathering was held in the Cottonwood ballroom. Recognition was given to committee members, board members, and all others who selflessly donated their time and talents to make this a memorable season.

Bocce Ball—Final Month of League Play

John Terranova We completed the second session of the 2021-22 Sun Lakes Bocce Club season with our annual Awards Potluck Luncheon held at Sisk Park on March 27. Monetary awards were presented to all first, second, and third place teams in each division. The divisional winners included Tony and Maria Racano (Div. A), Linda and…

IMGA Golfer of the Month: Gayle King, May 2022

After retiring in 2005, Gayle and his wife Susan began spending most of their time in Sun Lakes where they had owned a home since 1997. Gayle immediately joined IMGA and MOGA and has remained a member since. In 2009, for Gayle’s 60th birthday, Dennis Allen and Gayle started the three-day Ryder Cup format Gayle…

Odds and Ends

Ken Duquaine Normally at this time of year, Arizona is awash in a beautiful array of wildflowers. Unfortunately, due to the lack of rainfall during the month of February, our wildflower season has been delayed or, in some instances, shut down entirely. Picacho Peak State Park is perhaps the best-known place in the state to…