Category: June 2022

Yoga for Strong Bones and Better Balance

Margie Parrish, Instructor As we age, our bones become more porous. Weak, porous bones can lead to fractures of the hip, spine, or wrist. These conditions are called osteopenia (low bone density) or the more advanced stage, osteoporosis. The intention of this class is to maintain and/or create stronger bones and better balance. We will…

Fun in the Sun with Essential Oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Summer means a lot of time in the sun. It’s important to be prepared with only the best natural products so that you and your family can make the most of your sun-filled break. Even though Florida is known as the “Sunshine State,” Arizona actually has, on average, more sunny days. We are…

Fun Lakers Club News

Bob and Vickie Bybee One of the things we love about the Fun Lakers 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…

Woody Nieman Foundation

Jeanne Becker Woody loved Sun Lakes! Upon his death, he stipulated a substantial sum be donated to The Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation to help further its grant giving to the Sun Lakes community. Woody lived here for many years and was the man you could always count on to help with any activity that…

It Takes a Community

Pastor Mitch McDonald, Sun Lakes Community Church As I write this article, we are still celebrating in the afterglow of Easter Sunday. Lilies, Easter bonnets, and for the lucky ladies, corsages may be on your mind. But far too often what we forget is, in today’s world, in the life of believers, the best is…

Sun Lakes Lions Club Awards Presentations

Lion John Peterson On Thursday, May 5, the Sun Lakes Lions Club awarded the following organizations for their outstanding performance in the community this year: AZ Adaptive Water Sports: Jo Crawford Neighbors Who Care: Jennifer Gustafson Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office: Ramon Rubio Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership: Ron Gillet

Hot Time, Summer in … Sun Lakes!

Did we say hot? Yes, we have hot ovens that will melt metal into a liquid. Also, we have hot torches that melt solder so that it will stick one piece of silver onto another, and we have lapidary saws that get hot when they are used to cut, slice, and polish rocks. And while it’s…

Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Club

George Abernathy Our annual fly-fishing trip to Lees Ferry in the last week of April was, by far, the most successful trip the club has organized in the past eight years. With 19 club members and guests attending, it was also the largest attended trip. It wasn’t until the members’ experiences were shared at our…