Category: June 2021

U.S. Military History: D-Day

Ross Dunfee So, what does the “D” stand for in D-Day? Stop! Do not keep reading until you attempt to answer the question. Okay, now you can read on. Most people who celebrate the holiday do not know the answer. Some people believe it is in reference to June 6, 1944, when, in World War…

AED-CPR Save from Eight Years Ago Here in Sun Lakes!

Photo by Nancy Roberts

Brian Curry Eight years ago, Sun Lakes resident Robert Miller went into cardiac arrest on the Oakwood tennis courts. One of his tennis partners began CPR immediately while calling for someone to get the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) at the nearby Oakwood Pro Shop, where the AED determined that shocks were needed for his heart. The ambulance…

Unity: Forgiveness Is a Tool

Kay Davis Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a New Thought spiritual community. We follow the teachings of Jesus as well as other wise, respected spiritual Masters. We practice affirmative prayer, positive thinking, and a healthy lifestyle. Rev. Jeanne MacLaughlin is our minister and prepares weekly lessons for us on YouTube. Read about us on…

The Big Questions

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes Every person has a worldview of some kind. What is a worldview? Simply put, it is how one views reality. And it proposes to answer the big questions of life such as: Where did everything come from? What is the meaning of life? Who or…

Ironwood Ladies Swing for Hope

Sharma Goodwin and Sue Pederson The Ironwood Ladies Golf Association (ILGA) in Chandler held its annual charity Swing for Hope golf event on April 8 at the Ironwood Golf Course. This is one of ILGA’s most significant annual events and raises money for the University of Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson. The Swing for Hope…

Fun Lakers Social Club Is Having Fun!

Sheila and Gary Bross

Ray Texeira One of the things we love about the Fun Lakers social club is how our members come together. There are folks who are always ready to pitch in and make events enjoyable for everyone and those who help behind the scenes. In appreciation for what they do, we honor them with a Fun…

SunBird Singers Fall Schedule

Jim McCutcheon The SunBird Singers and Ringers plan to present their annual Christmas Concert Dec. 8 and 9. The first rehearsal is planned for Oct. 11 at 3 p.m. in the SunBird ballroom. Whether we will be able to proceed as planned will depend on what COVID-19 restrictions are still in effect in October. We…

Cowboys, Rustlers, and the Pleasant Valley War Gila Co., Arizona:A Once in a Lifetime Adventure for Serious Arizona History Buffs

Bob Stuart Arizona Pathfinders, a nonprofit volunteer group of the Arizona Historical Society, is conducting a five-day tour (Thursday through Monday) on Sept. 9 to 13, 2021, to one of the most beautiful valleys in Arizona, tucked under the Mogollon Rim. This was the site of America’s bloodiest decade of frontier violence. It exploded into…

Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association April Results

Buddy Meola The Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association (CMGA) started April 3 with the monthly Ace of Aces Qualifier. The Low Gross and Low Net players from each flight will qualify for the Ace of Aces tournament in early 2022. First Flight: Low Gross Bob Tomsett, Low Net Don Vock; Second Flight: Low Gross Dennis Chenier,…