Category: Clubs & Classes

Kim Soule sets record cycling time trials

The National Senior Games took place in Albuquerque, NM, this past June 14-25, marking the 32nd year in the history of the games. This year’s event was epic, with numerous records being shattered. Nearly 14,000 senior athletes were in attendance – an all-time high participation record. Along with that record, Sun Lakes’ own Kim Soule,…

Desert Threads news

Pictured (left to right) are Barbara West and Stephanie McCormick. Look at Barbara’s creation. She has offered to teach it in the Fall of 2019.

Desert Threads had a terrific meeting in June! The program was a presentation and demonstration by Amy Totty, owner of Bolts and More located at 3133 S. Lindsay Road, Suite 107, Gilbert. Her store offers a wide variety of fabrics and materials for crafts, including scrapbooking. Amy demonstrated how to make beautiful fabric flowers for…

Hikers cool off along the Mogollon Rim

Photo by Mark Malin

Warren Wasescha The club’s off-season hikes began this summer with a 6.3-mile hike on Houston Loop Trail along the Mogollon Rim near Payson, AZ, 4800 feet above sea level with temperatures 20 degrees cooler than in the desert, 90 miles away – a nice respite from the summer heat enjoying nature with friends. While our…

Desert Artists Club meets all summer long

Longtime DAC members enjoying time together, painting and drawing

Summer is quieter here in Sun Lakes, but it allows time for all visual artists to come together in fellowship to paint, draw, doodle, color or share your art with others. We are a club that supports each other in our artistic endeavors with no dues or formal membership required. All Sun Lakes artists of…

Service Above Self award winners

Mark Stapels

                    Norm Noble What does “Service Above Self” mean? It means helping somebody else before you help yourself. It is the motto of Rotary. It is a pledge spoken aloud at every Rotary meeting. In 1989, Rotary International established Service Above Self as its principal motto,…

Edgar Cayce Study Group

  Our Search for God study group meets every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in Room A-2 of Cottonwood Country Club. We explore the readings of Edgar Cayce who is recognized as the greatest psychic of the 20th century and the founder of holistic healing. We strive to be healthier, peaceful and to be one with…

Sun Lakes Rotary speakers for August

  Maureen Alger The Sun Lakes Rotary has a variety of interesting speakers each week! During the month of August, there are morning meetings on the 6th and 20th and evening meetings on the 13th and 27th. Conni Chavez will be the speaker on the evening of August 13. She will be talking about the…

Healing with Essential Oils

  There will be no essential oil meeting in August. The next one is on September 4, 2019, the first Wednesday. We will be making a blend to enhance the immune system. If your immune system is strong, you rarely get sick. People around you may have colds and flu, but you seem to never…

Summer movie series continues

  Associate Pastor Doug Ross The growing popularity of the faith-based movie series – known as Senior Moment – will continue for the month of August. Each Wednesday at 1:30 p.m., in the Chapel Center, across the street from the Sun Lakes Country Club, Sun Lakes residents are gathering to view some of the best…