Category: November 2021

Play Ball! Fall Season Is Underway!

Larry Wolfe The Lakes and Sun Divisions of our Senior Softball League both kicked off their fall seasons on Oct. 26. (Actually, kicked-off shouldn’t apply to softball, should it? How about opened or began, instead? Let’s save “kick-offs” for football!) The fall season continues through Dec. 17 with games scheduled for Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.…

Unit Happenings

Unit 11 HOA Penny Dilles, HOA Secretary The Unit 11 HOA monthly board meeting will be held on Nov. 17, at 4 p.m., in the Ceramics Room (A-8) at the Cottonwood clubhouse. All homeowners are welcome to attend. Unit 19 Melody Strom Dear Unit 19 Townhome Owners: November meetings for Unit 19 HOA will be…

Turkey Day Can Be Dangerous for Pets

Dee Rovers Ooooooh! the smell of Thanksgiving turkey. But did you know this holiday dinner tops 3,000 calories and 229 grams of fat? That’s a lot of high-fat, rich foods for us, but very dangerous as a “special treat” for our beloved companions. For most veterinarians, this holiday season is known as the “pancreatitis season,”…

IMGA November Golfers of the Month—Our Veterans

Thank you, Ironwood Men’s Golf Association (IMGA) Veterans, for your service to our country! Included are stories Veterans shared about their experience. Bob Royer: A pilot in the U.S. Air Force, Bob flew several different aircraft. He spent 1968 in Vietnam, flying 215 combat missions in the EC-47, electronic reconnaissance aircraft. This two-engine, propellor-driven aircraft…

Something Even Better Than Biscuits

Senior Pastor Marvin Arnpriester Someone from the church handed me the following recently: “Lord, I hate buttermilk. Lord, I hate lard. And, Lord, you know I don’t care much for raw white flour; But Lord, when you mix them all together and bake them up, I do love fresh biscuits. “So, Lord, when things come…

Wonderland of Lights Fundraiser

Rose Pachura The Ladies Community Chit and Chat Group will be displaying beautiful Christmas trees, which are donated from businesses, organizations, and individuals. Last year, this was a success in which the trees were auctioned off and the proceeds were donated to The Perfect Place, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit adult day care where many…

Robson Reserve

The number one reason why Robson Reserve at Sun Lakes is such a wonderful place to live is simple—it’s the residents! Meet one of our newest and happiest residents, Sandy Schmalzback. Sandy was born in Sussex, N.J., and moved to Chicago 15 years later, where she eventually met her first husband. Together they had two beautiful…

11th Annual Robson Trap Trials

The 11th Annual Robson Trap Trials will be held on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, at the Casa Grande Trap & Skeet Club. Sun Lakes has won the Robson Community competition the last two years. Sun Lakes can field as many shooters as we get. The score of the top five shooters will be the team…

Computer Booters News

Helen Seaton, Publicity Director The Computer Booters Club will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 3. Tom Mehlert will tell us about a program called AZ StRUT. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., and members can attend the talk from home or wherever they choose via Zoom. Since 2008, Tom Mehlert has served as executive director…

Niners September Golf Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity The overseeding of the Oakwood courses will begin soon. The mornings are getting cooler, and some winter golfers are back. Check the play schedule for future dates and games. Let’s welcome our two new members: Mike Partridge and Dan Halloran. Nice to have you in the league, guys. 9/2/21 Team Stableford Sonoran: 1st…