Category: July 2020

Calling All Friends of the Evans Scholars Foundation!

Ray Rosenbach I am reaching out to residents in all of the Robson Communities looking for Evans Scholars alumni or fellow supporters of the Evans Scholars Foundation. The Evans Scholars Foundation awards full tuition and housing college scholarships to high-achieving youth caddies with limited financial means. Established in 1930 by the Western Golf Association and…

NAIL – Message from the President

Bill Haskell, president of New Adventures' Governing Council

Bill Haskell New Adventures in Learning Governing Council is continuing to deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and is evaluating alternative learning opportunities. The traditional “normal,” in-person learning model might not be the version that will work in a post-pandemic world. In addition, the council has been notified by Chandler Gilbert Community College…

NWC Executive Director Retires

Neighbors Who Care Executive Director Eric Ehst

Elizabeth Vaughan It is with great admiration and sadness that we announce the retirement of Neighbors Who Care Executive Director Eric Ehst. Eric’s stewardship and expertise have been a great contribution to the continued growth and success of Neighbors Who Care, and has made the organization one of Arizona’s most respected nonprofits. Mr. Ehst is…

Men’s Niners May Golf Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity I hope this column finds you and all your family members safe and healthy. As the COVID-19 runs its course, our members are getting in some play via Chelsea scheduling and telephoning golfing buddies to nab open spots in the daily schedule at the IronOaks courses. From conversations, I am pleased to…

Ladies! Join Us for Nine Holes This Summer

Summer play on Oakwood Palms number 7. Golfers (left to right): Patty Fanzo, Pam Matassarin, and Lynn Matassarin

Judy Hedding The Oakwood Lady Niners Golf League (OLNGA) invites you to play golf with us this summer. Tee times during summer months are early to beat the heat. We have tee times between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. every Tuesday morning. If you are looking for a nine-hole golf league in the Sun Lakes area,…

Happy Birthday, America!

Ann Posiviata “Old and Blue” was taken at the Amargosa Opera House and Hotel in Death Valley Junction. It is a historic building built in 1923 and is still operational today. Just like this good country of ours, its peeling paint reveals gold beneath. Sun Lakes Camera Club member and webmaster Bob Little used his Fuji…

When Life Is Turbulent

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes Have you ever experienced severe turbulence while flying? It can be a jarring and unnerving experience to say the least. Furthermore, life itself can be quite turbulent at times (as we have clearly seen in recent months). What do we do in such times? Our…

Groceries to Go Program for Residents

Jessica Dingman, Marketing Manager At Renaissance, our goal is to provide incredible service and care—and that means adapting new programs and services whenever possible to help our residents. Due to recent changes and restrictions due to COVID-19, we wanted to ensure residents have access to everything they need to stay safe while remaining in the…

SLLGA May Results

Judy Wegener May has arrived, and Sun Lakes 18-Hole Ladies League continues to comply with COVID-19 rules: earlier tee times versus shotguns, single riders in golf carts, no rakes, and leaving the pins in the holes. 5/05/20 Yellow Ball: 1st (tie) Nancy O’Donnell, Cat Lajune, Judy Mical, and Nettie Dingler; Lynda Smith, Jan Fletcher, Diane Grosse,…

Make a Difference

Pastor Marvin Arnpriester A pastor friend posted the following insight on his Facebook page: Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Do justly now… Love mercy now… Walk humbly now… You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it. In other words, do the…