Category: November 2019

ILGA Membership Drive

Susan Utzinger The Ironwood Ladies Golf Association (18-hole league) will hold its annual membership drive on Thursday, Dec. 12. Ladies who are seriously considering joining a golf league are most welcome to join us for a round of golf that day. You will be paired with other ILGA members. This is a great opportunity to experience…

News from Cheers Singles Club

Ann Kisner The Birthday Party on Sunday, Sept. 29, was a huge success, as usual. Marjean does a wonderful job of planning this event. We celebrate those who had a birthday in the months of July, August, and September. We celebrate every three months. Dinner is always delicious. After dinner, we have some kind of entertainment, like…

United Methodist Church hosts the Mesa City Band

Jeanette Fletcher Don’t miss a performance of the Mesa City Band on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church sanctuary, 9248 E. Riggs Road (west of Robson Library). The 60-musician band, directed by Larry Baedke and assisted by Chris Perry, will transport you to a city park during a spring day…

Jermaine Lockhart Jazz Showcase

Jermaine Lockhart

Tenor saxophonist Jermaine Lockhart has performed gospel music, jazz, straight-ahead, and rhythm and blues. His versatility has won respect from jazz lovers in many areas. He has shared the stage with Gospel artist Isreal Houghten, James Moody, David Garfield, and several local artists in Cleveland, Detroit, and Phoenix area. He has opened for Earl Klugh, The…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood meeting notice

Esther Spear The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood will meet on Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Chapel House at 1 p.m. The entertaining speaker will be Eleanor Gobrect, a retired university professor, traveler, and musician. She will share her stories of her travels with humor and wisdom. Mark your calendars for our annual Card Party supporting…

In Passing

Bernard G. Boston Bernard G. Boston, 96, of Sun Lakes, passed away peacefully on Sept. 12, 2019. Bernie, as he was known to his many friends, was born on May 12, 1923, in Taylorville, Illinois. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and a master’s degree from UCLA. Bernie had a 25-year career in the…

Medicare, Medicaid, and related benefits

Personalized objective assistance to seniors, the disabled, and caregivers is provided by volunteer counselors trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Basic information about Original Medicare (Parts “A” and “B”), Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part “D”), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMOs, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care System)…

Arizona Classic Jazz Festival

Cheryl's Vintage Swing with Cheryl Thurston and her frontline musicians from California: Marc Caparone, Pieter Meijers, and Howard Miyata.

Helen Daley If you don’t have Oct. 31 to Nov. 3, 2019, reserved for the Arizona Classic Jazz Festival, you will be missing out on a world-class event. The festival offers a wide range of music sure to please most musical preferences. All the music is danceable, and the festival offers professional dance floors. ACJS/F is a…