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Sun Lakes Posse Medical Equipment Program Resumes

Phyllis Swanson, Office Manager The associates are back on duty for the Sun Lakes Posse Medical Equipment. At the start of COVID-19, the associates made the decision to take a hiatus from the program. We thank the Posse members and others for handling the program in our absence. As of June 1, the associates are…

Doing Things a Little Differently

Volunteer to grocery shop for immunocompromised or homebound neighbors this summer.

Elizabeth Vaughan Governor Ducey’s COVID-19 lockdown order kept us isolated in our homes for two months. Fear, restlessness, and boredom made many people anxious to get back to their lives, changed as they now are. Now it’s June, and most of us have gradually emerged to join humanity’s “new normal.” We mourn the people who…

Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation Awards Grant to Sun Lakes Children’s Theater

Bill Becker The Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation was established to enhance the quality of life for the older population in the East Valley, including Sun Lakes residents, in the areas of health, education, and culture. Each year, the foundation accepts grant applications from local organizations to assist them in furthering their community service projects.…

Come Watch Some Great Pickleball – March 2-5

Irene D’Aloisio It’s that time of year! It’s the biggest and best pickleball tournament in Sun Lakes! It’s too late to register, but you can come watch some really great pickleball play! It’s the Norris Invitational Tournament (NIT). This annual pickleball event is scheduled for Monday, March 2, through Thursday, March 5, 2020, with March…

What Is the AFMA/Sun Lakes Fire Corps?

Brian Curry There have been a lot of changes for Sun Lakes in fire suppression and emergency medical care in the past two and a half years as the fire district merged into the Arizona Fire & Medical Authority. Among those changes has been the development and expansion of the volunteers associated with the authority.…

A Walk On The Red Carpet – March 28

Choradaire members Janet Lewis and Pam Klima.

Sandy Bocynesky Chordaires members Janet Lewis and Pam Klima are encouraging you to act fast and get your tickets to their 40th Anniversary Spring Show, A Walk On The Red Carpet, as soon as possible. Tickets are available from SLHOA2 Administration Building, online for Cottonwood Palo Verde residents, or from any Chordaires member. This is…

Citrus Sharers Want You and Your Fruit!

James Harrald Happy New Year and welcome to another season of gleaning fruit for the Sun Lakes community! Our Kickoff Coffee for volunteer fruit pickers will be held on Jan. 25 at 10 a.m., and we have a new location. This year, we will be in the Saguaro Room at Cottonwood, not at SLCC. Please…

Bradshaw Tournament Brings Local Clubs Together

Bradshaw winners include first and second place winners in eight categories.

Penny Petersen The Bradshaw Tennis Tournament, recently held on the Cottonwood courts, brought four local tennis clubs together to compete in one place. Not only did the 132 competitors enjoy the experience of playing against teams they normally don’t play, the competition also drew many spectators from the Cottonwood, Oakwood, Sun Lakes CC, and SunBird…

New Name for Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation

The foundation’s new member, Marty Neilson

Kathy Skrei The Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation Board of Directors voted at its December meeting to change its name to The Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation. The name change stems from the effort to be more inclusive and reflect who the Foundation really is. The Foundation was established to enhance the quality of life in…

Risen Savior Lutheran Church Quilt and Bake Sale

Jean Selle Come help us celebrate our 12th Annual Quilt and Bake Sale on December 8 from 8 to 11 a.m. at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 23914 S. Alma School Road! Our creatively handmade quilts range in size from baby to king and are priced accordingly. We will be raffling off a beautifully-decorated quilt that…