Category: August 2015

IronOaks Tournament play

Jenny Browne, Racquet Activities Coordinator The June Clay Court Gender Doubles Tournament was held at IronOaks Fitness and Racquet Center and was hosted by the IronOaks Tennis Club. The tournament brought in players from Robson Ranch, Springfield, Sun Lakes CC, and Cottonwood to play the home players from Ironwood and Oakwood. Players held strong through…

The Strike Zone

Guys and Dolls meeting Ava Greenwood Our annual meeting will be September 21 at 1:00 p.m. in the Phoenix Room at Cottonwood Country Club. This will be an important meeting and we would like to see all attend. We will be discussing league rules. Our contract with McRay Lanes, bowling fees, the holiday lunch and…

Wine 102 event August 6

Patty Dennehy, Library Paraprofessional Come on over to the Ed Robson Library on Thursday, August 6 at 1:00 p.m. for Wine 102: Wines and Wine Pairing. Sommelier David Newton returns to the library for an informative and entertaining presentation on the different types of wines as well as how to pair with foods. A nice,…

Niners results – June

Jim Wegman, Publicity The Lakes renovation project is progressing well and many of the slanted, crowned or concave tee boxes have already been stripped and leveled. Some very detailed rehabilitation work is being done to a number of the old, badly deteriorated greenside and fairway bunkers. Some positive features that will be welcome news to…

IMGA Personality of the Month

Len Skeate

John Concannon, Publicity My victim this month is another familiar face around the Ironwood club house, Len Skeate. He was born Leonard Arthur Skeate on November 29, 1932, in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, a small, rural town in the center of the state, where he spent his youth. While in high school, he had a varied…

Three outstanding Rotary meetings this month

Billy Cundiff

Norm Noble On Tuesday, August 4, Dr. Shelley Haydel, an associate professor in the School of Life Sciences and a Researcher in the Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, will present a talk on antibiotic resistance. Dr. Haydel’s research interests are focused on the regulation and function…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation news

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

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 at 7:30 p.m. from September through June. A lay led Twilight Service will be held on Friday, August 14 in the Chapel House at 5:30 p.m. Services are a great…