Category: Clubs & Classes

DAR awards Bronze Medal

Gavin Wheeler, Basha High School and Carolyn Hawkins, DAR.

Toni Bolling Lutter Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has awarded Basha High School’s Gavin Wheeler the DAR Bronze ROTC Medal. The medal may be awarded to one JROTC junior or senior per school. The selection of the student is made by a professor of military science and the principal or head of…

Three outstanding Rotary meetings this month

Terri Kimble

Norm Noble On Tuesday, July 7 Dr. Elliot Mufson from Barrow’s Neurological Institute, specializing in Alzheimer’s disease, will present the topic, “Looking back to see the future.” Dr. Mufson is a pioneer in the application of single cell gene array technology to study the genetic signature of neurons during the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. He…

Cotillion Dance Club planning for 2015-2016 season

Betty and Ray Reagan; Directors, Event Production

Rob Spade Betty and Ray Reagan, both from New York, are now full-time residents of Sun Lakes. They have accepted an appointment to the Cotillion Dance Club Board of Directors. They will be working on event production. Please welcome them and thank them for their willingness to serve the membership. More board introductions in upcoming…

Line Dancing with Judee

We aren’t dancing during July and August, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t thinking about, longing for and really missing line dancing. It’s just not for all the previous reasons listed but mostly withdrawal for not being with the dancers who have been in my classes. We actually miss each other and are very concerned…

Democratic Club news

The July meeting of the Sun Lakes Democratic Club will be held on Monday, July 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Navajo Room of Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 Sun Lakes Boulevard. The speaker will be Senator Katie Hobbs. Katie Hobbs was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010 and to the State…

Upcoming Shrine Club events around the state

Past President Jerry Sanford at the 2015 Golf Classic

While our local Shrine Club activities don’t resume until November, that doesn’t mean there aren’t various Masonic and Shrine events occurring this summer. Parades are scheduled for June 20 in Prescott, August 22 in Payson, November 7 in Anthem, November 11 in Tempe and November 21 in Winslow. The annual Shriners International Imperial Session is…

Escape the heat with VFW Bingo

Get out of the heat, have fun and support veterans’ needs! Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8053 Bingo remains the center for community support to our veterans and their families. Playing in VFW’s weekly game raises funds for the Post’s veteran support programs. The game also enables the sharing of unique local projects and…

Quilting never takes a vacation

This small quilt made by Dianne Stoutenberg is from star quilter Kathie Neffenger’s Mexican Star piecing workshop. Come join us in the fall.

The Agave Quilters of Sun Lakes may not be having meetings this summer, but that does not mean that quilting is taking a vacation. Most Agave members will use the free time this summer to work on their entries for Agave’s 2016 President’s Challenge for the 2016 Agave Quilt Show. The theme of Faith Bragg’s…

Cheers Singles Club has moved

Join Cheers for fun times!

Ron Leimer, Publicity Cheers socials have moved to a new location – now we meet at the Oakwood Poolside Café each Thursday at 4:00 p.m., the usual time but with Mike still serving us at the bar it’s still the same group of singles having fun every Thursday. The attendance at the first change of…