Category: October 2015

Oakwood Lady Niner gets a hole-in-one!

Joyce Parker describes her hole-in-one.

Ann Rounthwaite On October 20 Oakwood Lady Niners will get together for lunch at the Poolside Grill at 11:00 a.m. Reservations are required, so RSVP to Reggie Wegman not later than October 15. Golf course over-seeding and the return of the snowbirds make October a great time to join the Oakwood Lady Niners Golf Association.…

Don Shields to speak at AAUW meeting

Governor George W.P. Hunt

Barbara Stewart Don Shields, retired teacher, and Governor George W. P. Hunt, portrayer, will speak at the meeting of the American Association of University Women on Monday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Oakwood Country Club Ballroom. Mr. Shields uses a voice and mannerisms reminiscent of speakers of the time to bring the framer of…

Sun Lakes manager receives VFW award

Former VFW Post Commander Neal Peer (right) and current Post Commander Rich Veenhuis (left) present Ron Troyer (center) with a certificate of appreciation.

Ron Troyer, Sun Lakes Country Club’s Golf and Grounds Maintenance Superintendent was honored at the August 4 Board of Directors meeting by the VFW. On Memorial Day, the golf course was not only populated with American flags on the greens, but red, white and blue flag holders were placed nearby so that our American flags…

Fall softball opener slated for October 27

Denny Davidson takes batting practice to get ready for the upcoming opening of the fall season; photo by Core Photography, LLC.

Larry Wolfe The fall season of the Sun Lakes Senior Softball League will begin on Tuesday, October 27 at the Field of Dreams. Our league consists of six teams and will feature two doubleheaders every Tuesday and Thursday through December 18. Each team will play a 20 game schedule during that period. In addition we…

Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch

Pat Richards created this southwestern gourd totem.

Nancy Zier The gourd totem shown was created by Pat Richards combining various southwestern motifs and lots of beautiful colors on her five-canteen tower; great job, Patti. Our members (both here and away) have worked these past few months on our travelling gourd which will be on display in front of the Competition Building at…

Risen Savior to offer flu shots

Risen Savior Lutheran Church invites the Sun Lakes Community to participate in a Flu Clinic on Sunday, October 4, 2015, from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. The clinic will be held in the church library which is just off the entrance to the sanctuary. Most insurance plans will be accepted. If an individual does not have…

Friends of Israel Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Michael Cohen The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Friends of Israel Organization will be sponsoring a presentation on October 25 at 3:00 p.m. in the Sun Lakes Chapel Center. There is no cost to attend this presentation and anyone in the area is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served and there will be no…

Shalom Chapter of Hadassah

Doris Codkind It’s Bar-B-Q time again on October 13 at 6:00 p.m. with our fantastic Fun Fundraiser at the Halley Pool in Ironwood on Alma School Road in Sun Lakes. Hot dogs, chicken, salads and desserts—yum! It’s a bargain at $19 per person. Send reservation check to Marilyn Behr, 25803 Eastlake, Sun Lakes 85248. At…