Category: September 2020

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…

Do I Spread Love?

Pastor Marvin Arnpriester The following was sent to me by a friend with no other word. I read it and marveled at how it is the right question at the right time for us. I am going to reflect upon it and hopefully allow it to influence my life, my thinking, and my reactions. “If…

Sun Lakes Softball Is 35!

Ronnie Pennington pitching in a recent physically-distanced pick-up game at the Field of Dreams (Photo courtesy of Pitcher Perfect Photoshop)

Larry Wolfe Thirty-five years ago, in September 1985, Jack Lander of Cottonwood put a notice in the Sun Lakes Splash newspaper requesting that anyone interested in participating in a senior softball program should meet up in a Cottonwood meeting room at a time and date lost in the annals of history. About a dozen guys showed up,…

COVID Zone

Linda Shanahan We live in COVID zone And sometimes feel alone So we get on the phone Where we can moan and groan Now lonely, know you are So just get in the car No need to go that far Just don’t go to a bar OK to walk your feet But don’t go out…

Sun Lakes Lions Club

Sun Lakes Lions President Floyd Mullen with Lions of the Year Clark and Nancy Meiner

Sun Lakes Lions of the Year, 2019-20 Lion John Peterson Sun Lakes Lions President Floyd Mullen with Lions of the Year Clark and Nancy Meiner Sun Lakes Lions Club Food Drive Lion Ruth Sun Lakes Lions Club will have another food drive on Nov. 19 with Thanksgiving just a week later. We welcome all dinner…

The Desert Navy Club News

Richard Volpe As the summer is rapidly becoming a thing of the past, September is typically the month in the Valley when things start to happen, as the fall season, with all its benefits, is just around the corner. Unfortunately, with the coronavirus still a major part of our daily lives, most activities locally are…

Card Making Class

Linda Smart Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. Class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! Doors open at 9:20 a.m. The cards will be completed during the class session which begins at 9:30 a.m. The class is limited to…

Shalom Hadassah Update

Joyce Spartonos Shalom Hadassah, as well as almost every organization, has felt the effects of this terrible pandemic and wonders when we’ll see, or even begin to see, the light at the end of the tunnel. All the terrific ideas Shalom Hadassah had for meetings, of course, are on indefinite hold. However, even in these…