June 2024

JWV Joins Forces with ARC to Support the Troops

Jewish War Veterans Copper State Post 619 (JWV) supports many of Arizona’s veterans nonprofit organizations throughout the year with funds raised primarily from Poppy Drives at Fry’s stores and Mesa Market Place twice a year. JWV recently presented a check for $1,000 to Support the Troops (STT), a nonprofit club set up within the Ahwatukee…

MOGA News

Bruce McCorkle The IMGA newsletter staff will take a break over the summer. You’ll next hear from us in October. We wish you the best in your summertime activities. First Place Winners in Their Flight: 4/18 Individual Stableford: Tony Gonzales, Dave Anderson, Jim Gould, Eddie Cauffman, Don Crookston 4/18 Member/Guest: Ken Gaylord, Fred Smith, Rich…

Chess Club

Looking for a friendly chess game? Or maybe just looking for help learning how to play? Serious players are welcome, too. We play chess on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Cottonwood Ceramics Room (A-8). There is no formal commitment. Come when you can and leave when you want. Feel free to…

Card Scores

Tuesday Night Cribbage Jeff Scott Join us for Cribbage every Tuesday night at 6 p.m. in the Cottonwood clubhouse A-7 Painting Room. Games are organized by Stan Wengrzyn. 4/02. 1st Bob Mariano 13+62, 2nd Royce Bohning 12+71, 3rd Barb Bade 11+102, Low Dan Flicker 0-143 4/09. 1st Ginger Johnson 13+109, 2nd Jack Toews 11+72, 3rd…

Day Trippers Sun Lakes Travel Group

Mike Swoverland Do you enjoy taking day trips but hate the hassle of driving to get to your destination? Do you enjoy the beauty of our state and would like to find a way to see the wonders of our state hassle-free with other Sun Lakes residents who share your passion? The Day Trippers may…

Seeking Help for PTSD?

Nicole Herrera My husband suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). You would never know. He grew up in El Salvador during their civil war. He saw horrific things, unspeakable things. His mom had to leave him behind. The death squads would shoot the adults and kidnap children. He never knew if he would make it…

Poker—Low Stakes Dealer’s Choice Games

Nick Adams There are many varieties of poker beyond Texas Hold ’em. Do you enjoy playing low stakes poker but have trouble finding five or six regulars to fill a game? I’d like to find others who would enjoy playing on a weekly or biweekly basis, rotating at each other’s homes. Game examples: 5-7 Card…

Masters Tennis Comes to IronOaks!

On April 20 the IronOaks tennis courts featured something new—Masters Tennis. IronOaks Tennis Club member Tony Simonelli introduced spectators to Masters Tennis (also known as Senior Tennis) and gave everyone a chance to participate. This fun and easy-on-your-body game is played with a standard tennis racquet on a smaller tennis court with a slower ball.…

The Power of Witnessing

Dr. Honora Norton Years ago in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis reminded us that “every baptized person is called to give witness, with their words and with their lives ….” He asked, “Who is the witness?” And what do we need to do to become a witness? He said that there are three qualifications of…