Category: September 2022

Thursday Night Drop-in Tennis Open to Everyone

Penny Petersen Drop-in tennis at Cottonwood on Thursday nights is now open to non-members and even people who don’t live in Sun Lakes. This is a new program to encourage people to participate. The Thursday night drop-in has been going on for many years, but it was only open to those attending the Monday night…

Welcome Back, Sew-N-Sews Members

Phyllis Prysock We look forward to getting together with all our sewing friends when we resume our monthly general meetings on Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. in the Navajo Room of Sun Lakes Country Club. Many of us have done some cleaning out in our sewing studios, and we anticipate members will bring lots of…

Medicare, Medicaid, and Related Benefit Information

Personalized objective assistance to seniors, the disabled, and caregivers is available, provided by volunteer counselors trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include: Basic information about Original Medicare (Parts “A” and “B”), Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part “D”), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMOs, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long…

Crystal Award Nominations Opening in October

Since 2010, Crystal Awards have been granted each year to nominees in the Sun Lakes community who demonstrate their dedication to the well-being of our residents. This year’s committee, composed of former award recipients, has been busy planning and preparing to receive nominations from homeowners who want to honor deserving volunteers in Sun Lakes Country…

Demystifying Back Button Focus

Ken Duquaine At a recent Camera Club meeting, a presenter asked how many of us used back button focus (BBF.) I was surprised that a relatively small number of hands went up. I had assumed that because it had been a game-changer for me, the majority would have responded positively. It would seem that most…

Mel Weiser, 98-Year-Old Sun Lakes Resident and WWII Navy Veteran, Publishes His Latest Book

Joni Browne-Walders Outskirts Press announces the publication of The Crown of Sammuramat, the latest novel by Sun Lakes resident Mel Weiser. “Gripping … history and mystery in every chapter!” Fact: Demi-goddess Sammuramat ruled Ancient Assyria from 810 to 805 BC. Today, some scholars argue that her power lived in her crown. Prize-winning author Andre Lasker…

Unity: Stand Guard at the Door of Your Mind

Kay Davis Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a New Thought community. We gather together to celebrate Peace, Love, Light, and Healing. We practice affirmative prayer and positive thinking and follow the Five Unity Principles taught by Unity founders Charles and Myrtle Fillmore. We support each other by living a Spirit-centered life. The church has…

Orbitel Delivers Faster Internet with Speeds Up to 1G

Orbitel Communications is proud to announce that it has launched a new faster Internet service. The company’s new network delivers speeds up to 1G to your home, with no contracts or data caps. Choose from 150Mbps, 300Mbps, 600Mbps, and 1G (1,000Mbps) speeds. “We understand how important a reliable Internet connection is, so we built a…