Category: July 2017

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Cantor Ronda Polesky and Rabbi Wiener

The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) is an established reform congregation that meets at the Sun Lakes Chapel on the second Friday of the month from September through June. In July and August, a rabbinic-led Twilight Service is held in the Sun Lakes Chapel at 5:30 p.m. Services are a great opportunity to meet new…

Cottonwood Women’s Extended Spring League

Left to right: Susie Dunn (coordinator), Ollie Johnson, Anita Frindell, Karin Herrmann and Kim Schmuck, top winners in Extended Spring League

Cottonwood Women’s Extended League ran from the beginning of April through mid-May with cool temperatures for this time of the year. We were very fortunate, because the temperatures never got over 80 degrees as it had done in the past several years. Our Spring League is very popular due to the fact that many ladies…

Gary Whiting receives “Service Above Self” Award

Gary Whiting

Norm Noble Gary Whiting is a long-time member of the Sun Lakes Rotary Club, serving as its President in Rotary year 2000-2001 and then serving as Arizona Rotary District 5510 Centennial Governor in Rotary year 2004-2005. This year, he chaired the club’s Website Committee which undertook a much-needed overhaul of the website with a new…

CMGA May results

Steve Martz May 6 Morning Ace of Aces qualifier Flight 1 Gross: 1st Mark Higgs, 2nd Ed Frees, 3rd Paul Brauer Net: 1st Mark Higgs and Ed Frees, 3rd Paul Brauer, Robert Fish and Stan Mohoric Flight 2 Gross: 1st Rick Nelson and Steve Lowe, 3rd Bob Reider and Gene Kivi Net: 1st Rick Nelson…

In Passing

Dorothy Douglass Dorothy Douglass lived in Sun Lakes and passed away on May 26, 2017, at the age of 87. She was an extraordinary woman who dedicated her life to bettering the world through her support of charities devoted to the environment, animal advocacy and helping those less fortunate than she. She loved camping and…

Trips and Tours

For more information or reservations, please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or [email protected] Pageant of the Masters and Catalina July 25-28, 2017 Price: $850 pp/double; $1099 pp/single The Pageant of the Masters – a remarkable presentation of “living pictures.” Cast members recreate classical and contemporary artwork – paintings, sculptures, posters, ceramic pieces,…

Challenging Rotary speakers in the month of July

Norm Noble On Tuesday, July 11, Hien Nguyen, MD-MPH, will speak at the Sun Lakes Rotary Club’s breakfast meeting. Dr. Hien Nguyen is an Australian-born physician of Vietnamese descent. He graduated from the University of Melbourne, Australia, with High Distinction, where he received his Bachelor’s and Medical Degree and trained with the Royal Australian College…

Essential oil workshop

Connie Koehler Join us for an essential oil workshop on Wednesday, July 12, from 1:00-2:00 p.m., at the SunBird Golf Resort Clubhouse, Navajo Room (3rd floor), 6250 SunBird Blvd. The topic will be Oil Blends that Rid Our Bodies of Cellulite. Shelley Zavarella and Paullene Caraher will host a workshop to make an oil blend…

Volunteer service award recipients

Volunteers of the year 2016: Rose Pachura and Pam Bianchi

The Volunteer Services Award was presented by the St. Steven’s Ladies Guild in Sun Lakes to two recipients. This award winner has to be an active member of the guild from September 1 to the last general meeting in April. The criteria is to work well with others on projects, be a good team leader…