Category: July 2015

Sunset at the Superstitions

Sun Lakes Camera Club at Mammoth Saloon at Goldfield (image provided by Georgianne Giese).

Ann Posiviata It’s official! The Arizona summer heat has arrived in full force. Those double digit days are now a distant memory only to be longed for as each day passes. We are encouraged with each forecast of a dust storm or monsoon to activate our creative juices as photographers. Storm chasing can be very…

St. Steven’s Ladies Guild announces new officers

New officers pictured (right to left) Treasurer Anne Bracchi, President Rose Pachura, Secretary Shirley Mukhar (absent – stand-in was Sandra Yokobosky) and Vice President Jacquie Peterson.

Rose Pachura The St. Steven’s Ladies Guild held their new officers installation on Monday, May 11 in St. Steven’s Church, with Father Pierre Hissey, Pastor, presiding. After the installation there was a fun night dinner at Floridino’s restaurant. Ladies Guild meetings will start again in the fall. For information contact Publicity Chair Millie Kowalski at…

Summer fun with the Women’s Exchange

Sherrian Beagle The long hot days of summer have arrived and it is time for fun, food and friendships at the Women’s Exchange summer meetings. What: Fun, fun, fun in the summer sun meetings and speakers July: Thursday, July 23: Refresh your face! Have you ever thought about permanent eyebrows or eyeliner? Here’s information from…

Vintage Stewardesses reunite once a month

Look what fell out of the friendly skies – a flock of former stewardesses, now known as flight attendants. Now in our golden years, we remain vibrant with the memories of our once glamorous job, before the women’s movement, before airborne luxury was edged out by low fares and frequent flyer miles. Back then flying…

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…

Sun Lakes Lions exemplifies their motto ‘We Serve!’

Pictured (left to right) club President Lion Ruth Palmer, SLHOA No. 1 (Library) Genevieve Welch, SLHOA No. 1, General Manager Kelly Haynes, AZ Blankets for Kids and Child Spree Betty Manovsky, We’re Moving Forward Rhonda Alcorn, Austin Alcorn and Tara Pepiton, Foundation For Blind Children Catrina Frost, Neighbors Who Care Carol Bowers and Sun Lakes Fire Dept. CAP Dave Mattson. Not in attendance were: AZ StandDown, HOBY, Herdt Scholarship recipients from Perry H.S. and Chandler/Gilbert Community College, Sun Lakes Anglers Club, Threads of Love, Veterans Administration Volunteer Services and Chandler Food Bank.

Sun Lakes Lions Club Foundation, a (501-c3 foundation) presented local charities their checks from 2014-2015 Lions year on June 4. Income raised for this purpose comes from private donations and the club’s Flag Program where over $60,000 was raised this Lions year. A Lions Year runs from July 1 through June 30, not January 1…

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…

Sun Lakes Vets –  Tell your service story!

Tell your service story! We are seeking participants of all campaigns to relate their story of service; this includes any veterans from Sun Lakes or SunBird. This non-profit project is being co-sponsored by Orbitel Communications and San Tan Crown Rotary Club of Sun Lakes. A DVD video will be produced for Veteran’s Day 2015. There…