Clubs & Classes

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Never a Dull Moment in the Arizona Legislature

Dwight Flatt and Ellie Watland Transportation is always a challenge in Arizona, but try transporting yourself back to 1864, and you’ve got a real problem. That’s the long commute legislators have been dealing with this session, and LD 13 Representative Jennifer Pawlik will take you down that road at the Sun Lakes Democratic Club’s (SLDC)…

Writer’s Page – June 2024

Washing Evolution Barbara Schwartz My grandparents immigrated to the USA in the early 1900s where they took up residence in Revere, Mass. They bought a house, learned to speak English, and proceeded to have their family of six children. They grew most of their food in their garden, had chickens, and made a decent life…

Savvy Travelers Club: Summer News You Can Use

Jeanette Rajamaki Twenty-four Savvy Travelers (many from Sun Lakes) spent more than two weeks in Japan. It’s a wonderful country with clean cities and polite and respectful people. We loved our day in Busan, South Korea. We had many custom tours, which were nice and small. Oceania on the cruise portion was outstanding, with great…

Bridge Results

SLCC Monday Morning Partnership Bridge 3/18. 1st Maurine Howell and Kitchie Julien, 2nd Dick and Donna Briner, 3rd Joe and Joan Silver; Slam: Maurine Howell and Kitchie Julien 3/25. 1st Dick and Donna Briner, 2nd Joe and Joan Silver, 3rd Maurine Howell and Valda Wiggers; Slam: Lori Scharbach and Karen Harnish 4/01. 1st Joe and…