Category: September 2022

U.S. Military History

U.S. Flag Folding—Part 1 of 2 Ross Dunfee While not officially adopting a flag at the time of the Declaration of Independence, the “Continental Colors” (aka the “Grand Union” flag), has historically been referred to as the first national flag of the United States. That flag has a striking resemblance to the British East India…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Wealth of Will Kris Szlauko Begin each break of a new morning with the desire to invigorate all that is good and peaceful. Count your blessings and act upon their ever-exciting influence on those around you. Hold close in your mind and spirit that which inspires what you can do, and look to all that…

Desert Navy Update

Richard Volpe As we move forward toward the Labor Day weekend and leave the summer months behind, we can all look ahead to the good weather we’ve been waiting for, a lot of new faces coming into the area, and so many new opportunities for all to enjoy everything that this great state has to…

Desert Artists Club News

Sue Sindelar The Desert Artists Club (DAC) enjoyed a social gathering in August where longtime members met new artists who have joined the club. We shared delicious treats and visits with friends. It was a nice break in the heat of the summer. We will be having another social and “Share Your Art” gathering this…

Attention IronOaks New Homeowners

Judith Gahide, Chair, IronOaks Welcome Group You are eligible for: Free round of golf for two Free month at our Fitness Center Free month of tennis and pickleball BOGO meal at Stone & Barrel or Grill on the Green All you need to do is call the IronOaks Welcome Group, c/o Howard Lundgren, at 480-369-2015 or email him…

The Wildcat Jazz Band

Helen Daley Imagine (which, by the way, is part of the theme for special sets at the Arizona Classic Jazz Festival, Nov. 3-6) you are an accomplished, professional guitarist, banjoist, ukulelist, and the leader of the popular Arizona Wildcat Jazz Band and you wanted to bring more excitement to your music. What might you do?…

Sun Lakes Chorale—We’re Coming Back

Yvonne Orlich, Sun Lakes Chorale The Chorale is starting to prep for its return in September to rehearsals for the Dec. 8 Holiday Concert. The summer break is always too long for those of us who sing in the Chorale, so we are anxiously awaiting our first rehearsal on Monday, Sept. 12. Rehearsals will be at…

FUN da MENTAL Bridge Lessons for Everyone!

Maria Davis FUN da MENTAL Bridge is offering a variety of Bridge classes starting in October. Learn with certified ACBL Better Bridge instructors Gordon Markham, Karin Hansen, and Maria Davis. Back by popular demand! Have fun. Exercise your brain. Hundreds of your neighbors have taken stimulating FUN da MENTAL Bridge lessons. Beginning Bridge. Friday mornings from…

Garden Club September 20 Meeting

Deina Burnes is the City of Chandler Water Conservation Coordinator. She is also a Master Gardener and SmartScape graduate. She also holds the titles of Certified Cross Connection Control Specialist and Water Auditor! Deina will show Sun Lakes and Chandler residents how to use the “online Residential Water-Use Calculator” to identify where and how to…