Category: October 2015

Upcoming programs at Ed Robson Branch Library

Patty Dennehy Please join us at the Ed Robson Library in Sun Lakes in October for the following programs: Tuesday, October 6 at 2:00 p.m.: Music of the Native American Flute Ken Bogart plays the beautiful music of the Native American flute. Ken is the director of the Arizona Flute Circle, a founding member of…

Chapel Center Treasure Sale and Restaurant Raffle

The Sun Lakes Chapel Board is having its eleventh annual Treasure Sale plus a Restaurant Raffle. Top prize for the Restaurant Raffle is $100 at Starbucks plus four dinners. Second prize is dinner for two at six different restaurants. There will be at least 12 winners of multiple dinners for two. The Treasure Sale will…

History of Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association

Since its inception in 1980, the Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association (CMGA) has stayed true to its founding purpose of promoting the interest of men’s golf and fostering sportsmanship among all members. In that time over 30 members have served as president of the association. These men are 1980 Frank Bartle, 1981 Caryle Emery, 1982 Jack…

Cotillion Dance Club update

Fred and Linda Smith at last season’s Valentine dinner dance

Rob Spade The photo depicts Fred and Linda Smith entering last season’s Love is a Many Splendored Thing Valentine Dinner Dance. Fred and Linda hail from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a province that is easy to draw but hard to pronounce. They met in a Calculus 222 class at the University of Saskatchewan and were married shortly after…

Come join the Chess Club

Arthur Fink The Sun Lakes Chess Club invites you to join us, whether you are a beginner or a grandmaster chess player. We meet every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to  3:00 p.m. in the Oakwood Clubhouse Greenbriar C Room. Come early or come late; you are always welcome. There are no dues or membership fees.…

IronOaks Halloween Pet Parade

Judy Gahide (left) and Sandi Bargioni

Saturday, October 31 at 9:00 a.m. at Lake Diamond in Oakwood come join these two fun-loving good witches at this year’s Halloween Pet Party, for a howling good time. For many years they have been brewing festive Halloween events for Sun Lakes residents, their families and friends. As in the past, the judging categories are:…

Computer Booters open the season

President Janet Quade

Patricia Hill The September 1 Computer Booter meeting was a great success. Nancy Roberts of the Community Assistance Program (CAP) educated us on the medical flash drives being sold by the Sun Lakes Fire Department and Allan Levy discussed external file storage options. The flash drives contain your emergency medical and contact information. Forms are…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Summer in Arizona Diane Keneally I’ve heard it told that the desert heat can fry a man or woman’s bones if left too long in the hot sun. There are myths and truths abounding about those lost in the ills and plains of the deserts. Why complain though? Isn’t it a DRY HEAT? What is…

Annual St. Vincent de Paul Warm Coat Drive

Betty Perry, chair of the Warm Coats Drive, preparing warm clothing to be donated to needy families.

Jan Davie The perfect motivation to clean out your closets is here! St. Vincent de Paul has scheduled its annual Warm Coat Drive for October 17 to 25. The main focus of this activity will be on collecting new or slightly used adult and children’s items for colder weather. The biggest needs will include coats,…

In Passing

Nancy Ann Aho Nancy Ann Aho, 74, of Sun Lakes, passed away Friday, August 28, after a short battle with cancer. She was surrounded by family. Nancy was born May 26, 1941 in Hibbing, Minnesota. She graduated from the Crystal Falls (Michigan) High School in 1960. On July 18, 1964, Nancy married David “Mike” Aho.…