Category: August 2016

Sun Lakes Cottonwood Palo Verde at Sun Lakes

At the June CWPV BOD meeting, Bob Sjolin of The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution presented a special award to Cottonwood Palo Verde HOA No. 2, for “Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flags of the United States of America”. GM, Steve Nolan accepted on behalf of the Board of Directors.

Message from the Board president Dick Norris We are deep into the summer months and coping with the unpredictable monsoon season. This is a perfect time for homeowners to consider giving back to our community by serving on one of the nine standing committees. If you’re not sure which committee interests you, the Committee Charters…

Fun Lakers Club news

Carole Sinicki Are you ready to brave the heat and enjoy an evening out? If so, the Fun Lakers Club (FLC) has planned a special dinner and theatre event on August 20. Dinner will be at the Liberty Market in Gilbert at 5:30 p.m. The dinner is pay-as-you-go, so separate checks for everyone. A performance…

Mature life

Older pups make great companions!

If you have had the privilege of belonging to a puppy, you know how cute and wiggly, how energetic and fun while they are growing up. If you were absolutely blessed to share your life with them into the senior years, you know how many things came into your life you would never have experienced…

Conservation Corner

Our national parks The National Park Service will be 100 years old on August 25. To celebrate this grand event President Obama has decreed in 2016 all fourth graders and their families may enjoy our 400 plus park facilities free of admission charges. Many families are taking this open door policy to experience nature which…

Sun Lakes Country Club

Upcoming August events Blood Drive Date: Friday, August 12 Time: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Location: SLCC Parking Lot Find the hero in you! Please bring a photo ID and donor card. Free cholesterol testing with every donation! Sign-up sheet for scheduled appointments available at the Administrative Services desk at SLCC. Sedona Day Trip! Date: Thursday, August…

Unit Happenings

Unit 37 Villas No. 37 HOA Board In September we will send out information regarding the election later this year for two vacancies on the Villas Unit No. 37 Board of Directors. The election will be held in November and these are each a three-year term which will begin January 1, 2017. Information on the…

Energy yoga class schedule

Morning: 7:45-8:45 a.m. – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Afternoon: 4:00-5:00 p.m. – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Tuesday afternoon class will go to 5:15 p.m. for more relaxation time. No classes from August 18-September 5 Classes will start up again on Tuesday, September 7 Where: SunBird Golf Resort, Navajo Room on the third floor; no cost,…

History of the Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch

The wonderful artist, Sun Lakes resident Sally Kiste, is considered the founder of our gourd patch, Spirit of the Desert, in 2004. Sally is still an active member and mentor.

Colleen McKnight Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch was created 12 years ago when several creative, outgoing people got together. Artists of all types enjoy working together to learn each other’s skills, as well to be surrounded by inspiration. That was the start of Spirit of Desert gourd patch. In about 2003 Sally Kiste was…

Savvy Travelers summer news

Rich and Barb Castro on the Island of Rhodes in June.

Jeanette Rajamaki Savvy Travelers are traveling at home and abroad this summer. Viking River Cruises is offering some fabulous discounts and free air for late fall and winter sailings in Europe, so get in touch with Jeanette at 602-909-2000 for details. Also Viking Ocean Cruises was recently named the best cruise line beating out Crystal…