Category: July 2017

Card Making class notice

Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. Class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! The cards will be completed during your choice of two class times: 9:30 a.m. OR 11:00 a.m. Each class is limited to 20 participants; therefore, registration…

Strong golf for Palo Verde Ladies in May

“We Honor those who Serve Us” Golf Fun Scramble are as follows (L-R) June Parks, Billie Seiberling, Kathy Jones and Lucsa Buzbee

Liz DeMichael, Publicity 5/2 and 5/9. Through the early history of golf, most tournaments were played as “match” play as opposed to “stroke” play. In match play, the golfer earns a point for each hole in which she has bested her opponent. If the player wins more points than the person she is playing, she…

Join the Chess Club

Arthur Fink The Sun Lakes Chess Club invites you to join us, whether you are a beginner or a grand master chess player. We meet every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in The Ceramics Room, A-8, Cottonwood. Come early or come late; you are always welcome. There are no dues or membership fees.…

Farmers Insurance are Sun Division upset kings

Sun Division Tourney Champs: Standing (left to right) are Mgr. Gary Hillabolt, Steve Hilby, Tom Schneider, Bill Corso and Sam Giordano. Kneeling (left to right) are Gregg Peterson, Dennis Bernaiche, Mike Willits, Tim Loeffler and Dennis Kennedy. (Photo by Core Photography)

Larry Wolfe Who’d have thunk it!? The Farmers Insurance team, managed by Gary Hillabolt, surprised everyone with their upset win in the Sun Division Softball Tournament. The Farmers finished the regular Spring League season in last place with an underwhelming record of 4-14, but come tournament time, they played like champions. Here’s a recap of…

Oasis of Grace reaches out to the community

Tyler Bienvenn (right) with Pastor Gary Nibbelink

Oasis of Grace has been privileged in the past few months to host and support several local “Outreach Programs,” in the East Valley and Metro Phoenix. Most recently, they hosted Teen Challenge, a worldwide organization dedicated to the recovery of individuals who struggle with life-controlling addictions. Teen Challenge is a faith-based solution for the drug…

Sun Lakes Women’s Association-paying it forward

From left, Marge Shipe, Carol White, Dennis White, Judy Caniglia and Pam Yocum

Pam Yocom Sun Lakes, Arizona – “Right now, there is a need in our community to provide aid and support to our neighbors.” We’re talking of a generation that is proud and self-sufficient; they do not often ask for help,” said Dennis White, President of Sun Lakes Country Club’s Member Assistance Club, aka “MAC.” The…

Sun Lakes Lions donate to CAP

Brian Curry The Sun Lakes Lions Club recently donated $600 to the Sun Lakes fire district’s Community Assistance Program. Lions Club President Lorna Snedigar (center) presents a “check” to CAP Executive Board member Nancy Roberts (left) and CAP Coordinator Scott Jaeger (right).

Celebrations coast to coast

Seattle Icons, by Nancy Thoma

It’s the Fourth of July holiday! We have miles of midwestern farmland to oceans of coastline to rocky mountains and grand canyons offering some of the most spectacular landscapes a photographer could imagine. This Independence Day, we celebrate another year our nation claimed its freedom. I ask all photographers alike, from smartphones to medium format…

A Hiking Experience to consider

Judith Kuse Arizona hikers will often tell you that they hike because they value the opportunity to be outdoors, to experience the beauty of the Southwest and to see breathtaking vistas, interesting wildlife, beautiful birds and colorful wildflowers. Only occasionally will a hiker refer to hiking as an emotional adventure. However, if you take the…