Category: July 2020

Fun Lakers Club July News

Bob Bybee, Publicist Effective July 1, the Fun Lakers have a newly-elected board and a team of 22 activity and event volunteers. We want to thank Don Morgan and all of the last year’s board officers, chairpersons, vice chairpersons, ambassadors, and all who volunteered to make so many fun and enjoyable events. Our 2020-21 Board…

SLRGS Club, Queens of Copper

Sandy Peterson and Patti O’Neill show off a variety of bracelets created in the SLRGS Club shop using copper and mixed metals.

Linda Shanahan Last month we spotlighted silversmithing. The same techniques used to create pendants, bracelets, rings, and earrings out of silver can be used with a less expensive metal, copper. Copper can be readily purchased in sheets, wire, or beads. Copper wire is used to make woven wire bracelets; add a bead or two here…

Fond Farewell to Mail Carrier Yolanda Carlson

Ginny Marr Yolanda was the mail carrier for the Chandler portion of Sun Lakes in Ironwood Estates where we have community mailboxes. She also took care of Oakwood Hills, Oakwood Lakes, Ironwood Vistas, Valley of the Sun, Risen Savior Church, and the businesses on the corner of Alma School Road and Chandler Heights Road. Yolanda…

May PVLGA News

Presentation of donation to PV golf pros: front row (left to right): Joey Forsythe, Greg Tokash, John Griglak; back row (left to right): Mary Horn, Wanda Johnson, Gail Assenmacher, and Val Verbeck

Christine Lecoutre In spite of COVID-19, the PVLGA Cares group continues to work on ideas to give to our community. Group members Val Verbeck and Mary Horn spent many hours, days, and weeks sewing face masks and donating them to people and groups in need. Some recipients made donations which were given to PVLGA Cares.…

VFW Post 8053 Auxiliary News

Stephanie Reynolds, President of VFW Post 8053 Due to complying with the COVID-19 virus guidelines, the VFW 8053 Auxiliary has not been meeting, and new officers have not yet been elected. We continue to keep veterans in our thoughts as we all adjust to the current restrictions and look forward to resuming our schedule. One…

The Desert Navy Club

Richard Volpe Rather than reminiscing about what’s been going on over the past several months, it’s time to look forward into the future and start to plan ahead. At this time, plans have already been put in place to resume our scheduled Friday monthly luncheons at noon in the Horizon Room at the restaurant located…

Cheers Singles Wear Red, White, and Blue

Ann Kisner We miss our Thursday socials which are a time of friendship, fun, and time together. It is with great determination that we forge ahead. It’s a time when we must strive to do good and help others less fortunate. We can wear our red, white, and blue and wave our flags. To see…

In Unusual Times…

Rina Cupples, Traditional Reiki Teaching Master In these unusual times, Reiki supports normalcy. As I give myself Reiki every day, I’m especially comforted by the feeling of serenity that fills me. So much has changed around us, yet I remain cocooned by a sense of inner peace. Reiki maintains my emotional balance, order, and normalcy,…

Make Over Your Mood with Essential Oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Maintaining a positive mood and attitude can be very challenging at times. Life can get pretty stressful, especially when trying to multitask. Chances are you are familiar with managing several tasks at once. In today’s fast-paced environment, we often experience negative moods such as stress, discouragement, and fatigue. Particularly right now during this…

Singles Dinner Club Update

Come one, come all to the Wednesday evening club for singles. We meet every week at 5 p.m. at the Palo Verde dining room for a sumptuous dinner and wonderful conversation with others in the same place in their lives. If Wednesday isn’t good for you, we also have a table for singles on Friday…