Category: Clubs & Classes

Line dancing with Judee

Dehydration, a trip to the ER and age have led me to this decision. Bad news – classes will be cut down in time. Good news – price is cut and I don’t have to quit teaching. It’s true. As we get older, we do get wiser! If you are reading this, yes, you may…

Dolly Dressers October update

This picture shows less than one quarter of the donations that were received over the summer. Photo by Viv Sloane.

Viv Sloane Seven members were present at the September meeting. Our meetings are held the first Thursday of the month, September through May. We always welcome new members. For over the first hour of the meeting we sorted all the things we received during the summer; beautiful materials and other sewing supplies plus about a…

Are you afraid of falling?

As the years accumulate and we “act like adults” as we have been taught, we no longer take part in activities that require us to hop, skip, tumble, roll, run and swing like we did when we were kids on the playground or in the yard. Because we no longer participate in activities that require…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Have you always had a desire to write? Would you like to try your hand at writing? Would you like to leave personal stories to your children and grandchildren? Examples: How you met your husband/wife? What you remember about your first date? Thoughts about your high school graduation? Now that you are retired, how do…

Writers’ Page – October 2014

What Happened to the Music, Where Did it Go? Ellie Clark Watching a promo for the Video Music Awards was an interesting, if unentertaining, experience. There they were in their brief outfits (some bordering on nudity) gyrating about the stage making sounds into a microphone that sounded like pure unadulterated noise to my ears. This was…

Wet and wild

The main purpose of water aerobics is to improve cardiovascular conditioning. Weight loss usually is anticipated because of the increase in oxygen consumption. Water aerobics also increases flexibility if full range of motion moves are incorporated and it enhances muscular endurance and leaner body composition. Mainly it is fun! It also gives you a chance…

Colored pencil class being offered

Take a colored pencil class with Susan!

Colored pencil lessons will be taught this fall. Colored pencils are very versatile. They can be used from quick sketching to more complicated burnishing techniques; from cartooning to beautiful portraiture. And they come in a wide range of colors and types. Susan Plouzek is instructing colored pencil again this year. Her class is highly sought…

VFW Post 8053 supports adopted guard unit

VFW Auxiliary President Betty Peer and Veterans and Family Support Chair Sandra Whittenberg with educational materials purchased for children of the adopted Guard unit member who was killed in an auto accident.

Betty Peer One of the programs of the VFW Auxiliary is Veteran’s and Family Support. In partnership with our VFW Post 8053, the Auxiliary has adopted National Guard Unit 3666. Recently, one of the members of that unit was killed in an auto accident. The Post and Auxiliary donated $300 to purchase books and educational…