Category: September 2020

Cottonwood Yoga by John Blair

London Brewster, Fitness Director When the Fitness Center reopens, be ready for some exciting changes! John is teaching Introduction to Yoga on Saturdays and Mondays at 9 a.m. He is keeping those two slots, because they were so well attended before the shutdown. He is adding Sports Yoga on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. This class is for…

Sun Lakes Lions Club Fly the Flag Program

Nancy Meiner After weeks of removing and replacing over 400 weathered and tattered flags, the Sun Lakes Lions Club, who originated the “Fly the Flag” program in 2003, will once again fill the skies of our Sun Lakes community with the stars and stripes of the American flag. On Labor Day, we pay tribute to…

Men’s Niners Golf July Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity We are now in the second half of the year, and our modified rules are still in effect. The cups are blocked, bunkers are unraked, and distances between golfers are being maintained on the tees and greens. On the plus side, we are fielding 35 or more members every Thursday, and that…

God Bless the Healers and Soothers

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Day after day, we learn about heroic episodes being accomplished by the few for so many. The doctors, nurses, hospital workers, custodians, delivery people, people who collect our refuse, the mail delivery people, all join together to complete our living experiences. There are the police, fire department, the clerks who serve…

Relishing Pickleball

David Zapatka Pickleball Bangers Are you getting tired of playing the bangers? They have one strategy; hit the ball as hard as they can. They rarely hit third shot drop shots. What can you do? There are two options. The first is the punch volley, a volley hit hard and deep. The second is the…

Staying Safe at Renaissance

essica Dingman, Marketing Manager At Renaissance, our goal is to provide incredible service and care—and that means adapting when necessary. Due to recent changes and restrictions, we have made several adjustments to ensure residents have access to everything they need to stay safe while still enjoying our community. When it comes to current events at…

Sweet Life Café Opens September 17!

Cathy Smoot Sweet Life Café, a biblical-based book study, is held each Wednesday at noon in Room 4 at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church beginning Sept. 17, 2020. This fall, the study will focus on the book, Proverbs: Learning to Live Wisely. As the Book of Proverbs offers wisdom and guidance, so, too, will this study.…

Crystal Cards Home Delivery a Great Success

Milestone birthday cards are among the many types of Crystal Cards available.

Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards is now delivering. This new service was started in August, and Sun Lakers are delighted. “I love being able to take time to look at all the cards” and “I like it better than going to the sales where I feel like I should hurry because others are waiting” are just…

A Time to Celebrate

Barbara Hugus and Toni Lutter with members of the SAR (Sons of Revolution)

Deborah Goodacre Yes, September is a month to celebrate; no, not the return of cooler weather—I think we have a ways to go before we see that—but a time to celebrate the United States Constitution. It was created on Sept. 17, 1787, and ratified June 21, 1788. It is the framework for the creation of…

Savvy Travelers Summer News

Jeanette Rajamaki Meetings are supposed to resume on Oct. 15, the second Thursday of the month, in the Saguaro Room of the Cottonwood Country Club at 6:30 p.m. We will continue to send monthly updates of information to our enrolled folks for our news information. The speaker is Uniworld River Cruises and Insight Vacation Land…