Category: Clubs & Classes

Computer Booters goes into summer hibernation

Ed Robson Library’s new branch manager, Jenny Young, and Al Hill

Kc Coller, Publicity Director Our May general meeting was most likely comprised of residents who are year-rounders of the Sun Lakes-SunBird areas. How nice to see all the smiling faces there to listen and ask questions of our guest speaker Jenny Young. It was great to have Alan Levy with us again after his medical…

Desert Rivers Audubon Society

The Desert Rivers Audubon Society (DRAS) is a local chapter of the National Audubon Society. DRAS meets the second Tuesday of the month between October and April at the Gilbert Library, 775 N. Greenfield Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234, at 7:00 p.m. A lovely place to visit here in Maricopa County is the Desert Botanical Garden…

Sun Lakes VFW Post 8053 Auxiliary – friends, fun, service

Ken Marshall, after making a hole-in-one at the Sun Lakes VFW Annual Golf Tournament

Sandra Whittenberg New VFW Auxiliary officers elected at our April meeting were: President Janice Cournoyer, Sr. VP Angie Freedline, Jr. VP Christa Marshall, Treasurer Carolyn Laschinger, Secretary Betty Peer, Chaplain Dorothy Eberle, Conductress Sheilagh Dillon, Guard Diane Gordon, Patriotic Instruction Philomena Herring, Trustee 1 Year Sandra Whittenberg, Trustee 2 Year Carol Veenhuis, Trustee 3 Year…

Bridge Results

Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Alan Behr The Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Club games are held at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 23914 S Alma School Road. Open games are held on Monday at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday at 9:00 a.m. There also is a Novice game Thursday at…

Cotillion Dance Club’s “Set the Night to Music”

Roger Murphy and Carol Beatty entering the ballroom at the April “Set the Night to Music Gala”

Rob Spade New Cotillion members Roger Murphy and Carol Beatty attended the April 8 “Set the Night to Music Gala” in the Oakwood Ballroom and made their wedding engagement announcement on this very special evening. Congratulations to you both! This announcement made the pre-dance reception seem more than appropriate by giving the membership more reasons…

“An Artist’s Choice”

Rose Sumners The May and June gallery showing theme was changed to an “Artist’s Choice”! Many exciting paintings of a variety of subject matters are displayed. Artists presented some of their favorite works from many years of painting or some that have not been previously exhibited. Come and view while flowers, forests, mountains, exotic homes…

Sun Lakes Rotary celebrates 31 years

Rotarian Wayne Johnson

Norm Noble The Sun Lakes Rotary Club was chartered 31 years ago. The club was conceived in 1985 when Chandler Rotarian Andre Felix put an advertisement on the Sun Lakes Clubhouse bulletin board to see if anyone was interested in attending Rotary. Rotarian Wayne Johnson, who had just moved to Sun Lakes, noted the advertisement…

Summer months at the SLWA

Ellie Clark On a much smaller scale, our membership continues to work throughout the summer months. Preparation for our Annual Flea Market and Bazaar is ongoing and involves receiving, pricing and boxing up the items we hope to sell at the bazaar. If you have items that you wish to donate, we would appreciate a…

East Valley Marines Award Scholarship

Denise Lott Each year, the East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296, awards a scholarship to a graduating senior who is involved with the Marines JROTC program at Vista Grande High School in Casa Grande. The scholarship for $1000 is based on the recommendations of the JROTC instructors who evaluate grades, community involvement and military bearing. This…