September 2023

Trips and Tours

For more information or to make a reservation: Website: freespiritvacations.com Phone: 480-926-5547 Email: [email protected] Tours Departing Regularly: Utah Mighty 5 from Las Vegas Departs second Monday every month Price: $1,950 pp/double; $2,199 pp/single Airfare is additional. Grand Canyon South Rim Day Tour Small Group Departs first Thursday of every month Price: $225 per person Grand…

In Passing

Virginia N. Axenfield Virginia N. Axenfield passed away on Aug. 3 at Logan Hospital in Whitefish, Mont. Virginia wintered in Sun Lakes since 1993 and lived in Palo Verde. She is survived by her two sons, Stephen and Richard. A viewing of the body took place in Columbia Falls, Mont., and a funeral took place at Sunset View Cemetery in El Cerrito,…

Lavender—“The Swiss Army Knife of Essential Oils”

JoAnne Gaudioso Lavender is often referred to as the “Swiss Army Knife of Essential Oils” because of its usefulness and popularity. Lavender is widely considered a must-have essential oil because of its versatility. It’s been used and cherished for centuries because of its unmistakable aroma and myriad of benefits. Ancient Egyptians and Romans used lavender…

Word of the Month: Emotion

David Zapatka Do emotions happen consciously or unconsciously? Can emotions be chosen or do they just happen? While reading “I Am: The Power of Discovering Who You Really Are” by Howard Falco, I read, “Emotions are the clues that lead you to the treasure of everlasting peace.” Ponder this for a while. Are our emotions…

Coach Kwong’s Tennis Tip

There are many players who have great solid stroke fundamentals, but without proper footwork and the ability to achieve good court positioning, it doesn’t matter anymore. Sure, any player can hit challenging shots over the net, but if you just wait and watch to see what happens, then you are merely a “spectator”! Watch the…

Does All Your Stuff Really Require Storage?

Kim Kubsch Are you overflowing with stuff in your home? Stuff is a collection of things without value, so let go of it! But if you can’t do that just yet, proceed with caution in choosing a storage unit using these helpful insights. How can you protect your belongings in a storage unit? Choose the…

September 2023 Rotary Club

July Rotarians of the Month Dr. Honora Norton, RCSL Public Image Director Rotary Club of Sun Lakes (RCSL) has named Alan Kurth and Dr. Fred Crist the club’s July 2023 Rotarians of the Month. Each month a RCSL member is recognized and honored as the Rotarian of the Month because of his/her involvement in club…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

September is the month for celebration of the Jewish High Holidays. Rosh Hashanah starts at sundown on Sept. 15, and Yom Kippur begins with the Kol Nidre service on Sept. 24. For additional information or to have your questions answered about SLJC services, call 480-612-4413. Those interested in Temple membership and/or non-member High Holiday guest…