Category: May 2022

Niners March Golf Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity The annual Awards Luncheon and Fundraiser was a great success, thanks to all our sponsors and members. Now we are looking forward to some warmer mornings and spring golf here in IronOaks. Winners: 3/3/22 Best Balls 1 Gross 1 Net Palms. 1st Larry Johnson, Lou Blas, Dennis Martin, Jim Johnson; 2nd Joe D’Amore,…

Sun Lakes Community Theater Awards Scholarship

Roger Edmonds On April 7, Sun Lakes Community Theater presented their annual Theater Arts scholarship to Emma Wang from Hamilton High School. Each year, SLCT awards a scholarship to a graduating senior from the Chandler School District. Emma, who will major in performing arts at the University of Nebraska, began performing when she was three…

Awards! Gourds! Explored!

Awards: Seven members of the Sun Lakes Rock, Gem & Silver Club entered their gourd art in the Arizona Gourd Society’s Gourd Art Competition and Show and brought home eight ribbons. Gourds can be crafted for any number of things. This year’s entries included a votive candle holder, vase, music box, decorative bowl, wall hangings, fine…

‘A Star for Mrs. Blake,’ by April Smith

Violetta Armour A Star for Mrs. Blake is the fictional account of five mothers who lost their sons in World War I, based on historical events and two actual people in history. In World War I, there were more than 30,000 Americans buried in the U.S. cemeteries in Europe. In 1929 Congress passed legislation to fund…

Fun Lakers Club News

Bob and Vickie Bybee It’s so refreshing and energizing to see the new and building excitement of getting together again to create memories as we did pre-COVID. While we still live with it, we now have more protection from its negative medical impact! A good time was had by all at the three March events…

Sun Lakes Chorale: Let Music Live

Yvonne Orlich Our 2022 Spring Concert was only our second since 2019, and we were all anxious to give it our best, as we had missed so much during the pandemic. Every one of us was ready to sing our hearts out—to release all the anxiety and frustration we all experienced in the months we…

We All Can Learn

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. As the summer begins and our visitors leave, we remember the funny things that occurred, especially if much younger children are part of the entourage—our grandchildren. Staring us in the face, before too long, is the end of the year fast approaching, which will find, once more, an onslaught of visitors.…

Sun Lakes – Cottonwood and Palo Verde Country Club

President’s Message Leonard Horst It is my pleasure to say hello for the first time as your board president of SLHOA2. My wife Maidy and I have been visiting Sun Lakes for over 30 years and have owned our home in Palo Verde since mid-2008. We thoroughly enjoy the lifestyle and the opportunity to serve…

IronOaks Tennis Clubs Crowns Mixed Doubles Champs

Twelve teams recently competed in three divisions to claim the title of IOTC 2022 Mixed Doubles champs. The competition was very intense, with many matches decided by tie-breakers. The winners were as follows: Division 4.0: First place: Barb Jorgensen and Craig Twitchell Second place: Cathy Coin and Bob Lynne Division 3.5/1: First place: Diane James…