Category: July 2021

Respiratory Wellness With Essential Oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Numerous studies show that certain essential oils may ease respiratory symptoms from allergies, pollution, a cough, or cold by soothing the throat, fighting bacteria, acting as a decongestant, increasing expectoration, and soothing inflamed mucus membranes. Essential oils like eucalyptus, rosemary, and peppermint are historically known to help clear and strengthen the respiratory tract,…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Annabella Margaret Daniels Annabella was an independent little six-year-old girl. There was not a thing that this little girl did not miss and her exploration sometimes got her in trouble. Her mother at times felt she was a handful. Nevertheless, she loved her child. It was nice for Annabella that her grandmother was just two…

Record-Setting Year for Sun Lakes Softball

Larry Wolfe Ever since Henry Chadwick formulated the first box scores in 1859, baseball fans have had an infatuation with statistics about the sport. True fans know about Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak and the Babe’s original home run records of 60 in a season and 714 for his career, for many years baseball’s “unbreakable” records.…

Attention IronOaks New Homeowners

Melva Edwards, Chair, IronOaks Welcome Group You are eligible for: * Free round of golf for two * Free month at our Fitness Center * Free month of tennis and pickleball * BOGO meal at Stone & Barrel or Grill on the Green All you have to do is call the IronOaks Welcome Group, c/o Howard Lundgren, at…

Live Theatre Returns to Cottonwood

Roger Edmonds Sun Lakes Community Theatre, after over a year’s absence, will be presenting for your enjoyment An Evening of Old Time Radio. Previous Old Time Radio productions were so well received, that three new episodes from the 1940s have been chosen for this summer’s production. Two comedies, the ever-popular Fibber McGee and Molly and The Bickersons,…

2020 Pickleball Rocks Players of the Year

David Zapatka 2020 was a crazy year. Many pickleball tournaments were canceled. Public pickleball courts were closed and padlocked. That being said, Arizona pickleball players found ways to safely play, and even through the pandemic, new players found pickleball in record numbers. For 2020, Pickleball Rocks Clothing and Equipment Company recognized a mixed doubles pair…

Trips & Tours

For more information or reservations, please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or [email protected] Please note: Due to decreased capacity restrictions, it is important to book early, as space is limited. Cave Creek High Tea and Shopping July 17, 2021 Price: $125 per person Established in 2002, the English Rose Tea Room has…

Crystal Cards: Project Update

Bobbie Reed The Crystal Card Project continues its work—even after 16 months of pandemic shutdown. Volunteers have continued making cards at home to assure a replenished supply for sale. And our home delivery service has allowed people to choose and buy cards in the safety of their own home. Community members have generously continued to…

Chess Club

Arthur Fink Come to the Chess Club. We meet in Cottonwood every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Ceramics Room (A-8). All are welcome. If you have any questions, call Arthur Fink at 480-883-9402.

PVLGA News

Mary Nelson May 4, 11, and Final Round Match Play Results: Flight 1: Champion Billie Seiberling, Runner-up Patti Hegenbarth, Semi’s Mary Nelson and Carole Guild, Consolation Winner Mary Fitzke, Consolation Runner-up Tracy Rice; Flight 2: Champion Jo Crook, Runner-up Jan Nelson, Semi’s Lucsa Buzbee and Diane French, Consolation Winner Pat Tjosvold, Consolation Runner-up Sherri Butler;…