Category: August 2022

Relishing Pickleball: The Lob

David Zapatka Continuing our study of Pickleball Fundamentals: Master the basics and compete with confidence by Mary Littlewood, “The lob is a lofted shot hit off a bounce that can be either offensive or defensive in nature. The object of lobbing is to force your opponents, who are in a strong position at the non-volley line,…

Julie’s Fitness Classes

Julie Bauman invites you to come to her classes at the Cottonwood Palo Verde Fitness Center. Summer hours are Mondays and Fridays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays at 8 and 9 a.m. For the past 15 years, Julie has been teaching Group Fitness in the Chandler, Sun Lakes, and South Gilbert area. She currently has…

Sun Lakes – Cottonwood & Palo Verde Country Club

Message from the President Leonard Horst June 29 marked a historic moment in our community, as this was Steve Nolan’s last board meeting as our general manager. Steve is “retiring” and heading out into the big world to enjoy the fruits of his labors. Over the course of the past 16 years, Steve has overseen…

U.S. Military History: The Star-Spangled Banner

Ross Dunfee At the outset of the 19th century, Great Britain was locked in a long and bitter conflict with Napoleon Bonaparte’s France. Both France and Great Britain attempted to block the United States from trading with the other, and restrict the USA from westward expansion. Beginning in 1812, Napoleon began to encounter the first…

IOTC Celebrates Independence Day!

arole Rockland A few raindrops were not enough to dampen the spirits of the IronOaks Tennis Club (IOTC) members who gathered on Saturday, July 2, for the annual pancake breakfast to celebrate Independence Day. Over 50 IOTC members started the morning with some friendly, social tennis followed by a delicious breakfast of pancakes, sausage, and…

OLGA Results

Kathy Burns The heat doesn’t bother a hearty group of golfers in OLGA. On June 14 the POD was Sweet and Sour. Flight 1 was won by Eun Yoon, second was Eleanor McCann, and tied for third were Mary Perry, Dang Teater, and Dari Akin. The second flight was won by Nancy Cohn, tied for…

Summer Safety Tips—Working Out with Your Dog

Exercising with your dog is a great way to strengthen your bond and to get some cardiovascular in at the same time. While canine/human workouts/exercising can be fun, they can also be dangerous if proper safety precautions are not taken, especially during the summer months in Arizona. The following tips will help to ensure that…

Are You Grounded?

Pastor Marvin Arnpriester Been having trouble with our home phone and Internet service from time to time. Most of the time, it has worked well with no complaints. Then, beginning late spring, the Internet service was slow at times. Earlier this month, the phone service had a loud hum anytime there was a call. At…