Category: Generals

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…

News From Your Neighbors – Neighbors Who Care, Inc.

Resident Mary Ernst Recognized by Chandler Mayor Jennifer Gustafson, NWC Community Engagement Manager Sun Lakes resident Mary Ernst was recently honored by Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke for her service to local seniors as a volunteer with Neighbors Who Care. Mayor Hartke personally selected Mary for the Mayor’s Choice Award as part of the City’s annual…

Share the Sun Lakes Community Theatre Experience

Robin Murray Share the rewards of the Sun Lakes Community Theatre (SLCT) experience! SLCT sparks activity beyond the talents of our actors. Many volunteers contribute with off-stage roles such as sound, lighting, set design, costumes, hospitality, publicity—a list as long as the interests and skills our members contribute. These meaningful experiences are open to our…

New Volunteer Program!

Mitzi Conner, Diane Mytinger, and Marion Haupt

Erin Fjell Do you have a giving heart and like to help others? Do you have extra time on your hands and would like to do something meaningful? Are you looking for ways to enrich your life while enriching the lives of others around you? Renaissance is excited to announce the launch of our new…

Live Theatre Returns to Cottonwood

Sally Holberg as Blanche and Jim Nielsen as John Bickerson rehearse for the upcoming Sun Lakes Community Theatre’s production of An Evening of Old Time Radio.

Roger Edmonds Sun Lakes Community Theatre, after over a year’s absence, will be presenting, for your enjoyment, An Evening of Old Time Radio. Previous Old Time Radio productions were so well received that three new episodes from the 1940s have been chosen for this summer’s production. Two comedies, the ever-popular Fibber McGee and Molly and The Bickersons,…

Sun Lakes – Cottonwood Palo Verde at Sun Lakes

Message From the President Roger Beagle Welcome to summer! Other parts of the country think of June as the start of summer, but we always have the experience of seeing warmer weather in May. Those of us who stay in our community over the summer months look forward to a slower pace of life and…

Message from the Board of Directors President

Joe D’Amore Well, it’s been a little over a month now that I have been serving as the President of the IronOaks Board of Directors, and I’m very happy to report that I have not broken anything, yet. I hope that continues. I hope all of you are doing well and have either gotten your…

Where’s My Mommy?

Baby great horned owl

Gwen Grace Have you seen any baby birds awkwardly hanging around the community these days? It’s highly likely that you have, because at this time of year, the young‘uns are leaving the nest for their first adventures in the world. Sometimes they get stranded, like the ferociously-adorable baby great horned owl that was found hanging…

Save the Date for July 8 Blood Drive

Dean Athmer The Sun Lakes Posse will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, July 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The address is 9531 E. Riggs Road, Sun Lakes. The event will be in the meeting room, with plenty of space to comply with social distancing requirements. Here are the basic…

Reopening of the Friends’ Bookstore

Susan Bliss Good news! The Friends’ Bookstore in the Robson Library has reopened! The bookstore is open during library hours, and items may be purchased on the honor system. Stop by to browse your favorite bookstore and take advantage of our prices—the best anywhere. At present, we also have a large number of DVDs and…