Category: Clubs & Classes

Golden Goalies – power to you

Bea Loozer Recently we had a discussion about a particular way we, as Golden Goalies, can empower ourselves. The approach we looked at was that of using affirmations, which are positive statements that we repeat frequently. To be effective, an affirmation is stated in the present tense and is positive, personal and specific. Saying “I…

VFW addresses suicide awareness and prevention

Lt. Hughes, wife Kristi and Betty and Neal Peer

Cheri Almond Suicide prevention was addressed at a joint meeting of the Sun Lakes VFW Post and Auxiliary. Post Commander Neal Peer and Auxiliary President Betty Peer welcomed Danny Hughes (1st Lieutenant/Arizona National Guard and Pastor at Chandler Community Church) to address the critical suicide prevention and awareness needs of our veterans and their families.…

A celebration of life planned

A celebration of Life will be held at the home of Sandra Iosue, 8922 East Minnesota Ave., Sun Lakes, AZ. The date is Thursday, November 6 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The purpose of the luncheon is to celebrate the lives of Post, Auxiliary and community members who have survived cancer, men and women. Iosue is…

Zumba with Mary

Hi everyone! Exciting news; I have heard from a number of you that you would like to see a beginner’s class. So, here you go; I have just put the finishing touches on a beginners Zumba® Gold Toning class for Thursday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. in the IronOaks Fitness Center. This is your opportunity to…

The Anglers are fishing and selling

Dan Hall If you are new in town the Anglers sponsor fishing outings for kids from the some of the local schools. The upcoming derbies are on October 28, October 30 and March 7. The club furnishes all things necessary to fish. This includes tackle, bait and instruction. We are always in need of an…

Genealogy Club update

Karen Sowney The Sun Lakes Genealogy Club will hold its first meeting of the season on October 21 in the Mirror Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 6:30 p.m. Our goal for this season is to look at various methods for finding our ancestors and learning how to record this information so that…

New Horizons Writers Group – October 2014

Laundry Day Bob Hirt Laundry day came at least once a week for my poor hassled mother. But she tackled that chore with a vengeance, never stopping the sorting, pre-scrubbing and finally teasing the heavy clothes through the wringer. We wore overalls back then, now referred to as jeans. But no matter what they were…

Art classes

Rose Kelton offers ongoing classes at Oakwood Country Club Arts Center on Mondays. Watercolors – 9:30 a.m.-noon With the use of transparent watercolor paint, we will strive to have each student develop his or her own artistic nature and style. We will cover different techniques of applying the paint to the paper. Rose, a Phoenix…

Beginning Spanish and French classes

Beginning Spanish class is from 10:00–11:30 a.m. on Thursdays from October 30, 2014 to January 22, 2015 in Room A-7 in Cottonwood. Beginning French class is from 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. on Thursdays from October 30, 2014 to January 22, 2015 in Room A-7 in Cottonwood. Classes will not be held Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s…