Category: July 2017

Sun Lakes Lions Club donates to local charities

Left to right: Paul Budrick, Terry Moran, Genevieve Welch, Nancy Roberts, Scott Jaeger, Art Sloane and Lorna Snedigar

Lion Forrest Cheuvront Sun Lakes Lions Club made donations to recipients at their June 1 meeting. Those in attendance to receive checks were Paul Budrick (SL Charities and AZ Blankets for Kids), Terry Moran (Threads of Love), Genevieve Welch (SLHOA#1 Library), Nancy Roberts and Scott Jaeger (CAP Program of SLFD), Art Sloane (AZ Stand Down…

Restorative Yoga classes

Noell Hyman When I was in school learning about exercise and health, the emphasis was on muscles, weight and bones. Or maybe that was just what I focused on; I do not remember hearing much about the importance of care for the joints, the spine and the nerves at that time. But we all get…

Sun Lakes Arts and Crafts Association news

Diana Ellis The Sun Lakes Arts and Crafts Association is a group of Sun Lakes residents interested in arts and crafts. For over 30 years, the association has been hosting annual craft shows that provide members the opportunity to sell their unique and original handcrafted items to the public. Membership is limited to residents of…

Know the signs of pet heatstroke

Heatstroke is a real concern for Arizona pets. Failing to recognize the signs can be extremely dangerous – even deadly – to your beloved pet. Dogs are the most at risk, because they spend more time outdoors and traveling with us in vehicles than other pets. It is crucial to know the signs of heatstroke and…

SLLGA 18-Holers results

Summer Golf League with Nancy Field, Karen Kolis, Linda Ryland and Judy Wegener

Nancy Field 3 Clubs and a Putter Flight 1: 1st Lynda Smith, 2nd Karen Kolis, 3rd (tie) Debra Emerick, Marci Koppelmaa; Flight 2: 1st Debbi Ebel, 2nd Shirley Brenner, 3rd Pinky Kubiak; Flight 3: 1st (tie) Iris Cannaday, Nancy Field, 2nd (tie) Catherine Lajune, Jacque Lingle, 3rd Fayth Simantel; Flight 4: 1st Shirley Sweeney, 2nd…

Lifelong Learning program offers Speakers Bureau

Tony Contrabasso (left) and Wayne Wright (right) share information about the Speakers Bureau for New Adventures in Learning.

Catherine Hammond New Adventures in Learning provides programs to local organizations and clubs about lifelong learning opportunities in the Southeast Valley. The Speakers Bureau, led by Tony Contrabasso with the participation of Joan Frank and Sharon Felts, can bring a presentation to any interested group. The talk, along with handouts, will share information about current…

Word of the Month: Kitty-corner

David Zapatka Reader and friend Jim Nulty writes, “I saw the term ‘kitty-corner’ used in a book I’m reading, looked it up and thought you may want to use it in your column.” Kitty-corner – adverb or adjective  ki-tē-ˌkȯr-nər, or less commonly  ka-tē-,kȯr-nər 1. Adverb – diagonally or obliquely 2. Adjective – in a diagonal…

News From IronOaks at Sun Lakes

Executive Chef Liliana Rodriguez and staff

Meet Chef Liliana Rodriguez, Executive Chef at Stone & Barrel, an IronOaks Taphouse   Discovering her passion and wanting more, Chef Liliana Rodriguez apprenticed at the James Beard Award-nominated restaurant Café Terra Cotta, giving her four years of intensive culinary training. Her training and on-the-job experience at places like The Boulders Resort and Golden Doors…