Category: Community News

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook What is popular in bathroom remodeling in 2021 will most likely still be in demand when it is time to sell later, giving one a competitive edge in being able to list at a higher price. It is good to know what the must-haves are to make sure yours isn’t missing out. Houzz.com…

Trips & Tours

For more information or reservations, please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or [email protected] Grand Canyon Day Tour Aug. 17, 2021 Price: $179 per person Travel to the magnificent Grand Canyon, a World Heritage Site and one of the most spectacular examples of erosion to be found anywhere. Broadway in the Desert –…

Welcome New Neighbors

Wendy Weber, Lifestyle Director Sherri Kelly Hometown/State: Columbus, Ohio Sherri has one child and four grandchildren. Her interests include football, hockey and sports. Charles Alley Hometown/State: Glenfield, N.D. Charles is single and has two children. He enjoys dancing, softball, and card playing. Dan and Nancy Graves Hometown/State: Columbia, S.C. Dan and Nancy have been married…

In Passing

Jeanne Lewis Jeanne Lewis, 87, of Chandler, Ariz., passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021. Jeanne was born in Los Angeles, Calif., and lived most of her life in either Los Angeles County or Orange County, Calif. Upon her retirement as a school teacher, she relocated to the SunBird community where she resided for the…

The One in Charge of the Weather (and Everything Else)

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes As I write these words in the middle of June, we are under an excessive heat warning, with the temperature possibly reaching 118 degrees before the week is over. And it’s not even the first day of summer yet! By the time you read this,…

Unity: The Power of Intention

Kay Davis Unity church of Sun Lakes is a New Thought Spiritual community. We know that though we are unique and separate individuals, over our lifetime, we continue to learn and grow, and we support each other in our spiritual evolution. As the song goes, “Our Religion Is Oneness, Amen.” We are happy to announce…

Word of the Month: Thraldom

David Zapatka While reading page 52 of The Labours of Hercules by Alice A. Bailey in my book-reading group, I ran across this sentence. “Let the soul be single in its purpose and freed from the thraldom of matter, and then right action and a right point of view will inevitably be the characteristics of the physical…

New Adventures Introduces Its New Look

Jan Bobbett and Mary Kenny New Adventures in Learning (NA) proudly presents its new logo. It represents our lifelong learning program in the desert, which has been working to serve our community for over 20 years. The introduction of the logo update marks the beginning of a new chapter for the all-volunteer, non-profit organization. As…

Social Events

Wendy Weber, Lifestyle Director DJ Night with DJ Zach Friday, Aug. 6, Horizon Room, 6 to 9 p.m. Are you ready to dance? Dancing is back, and so is our Friday Night DJ in the Horizon Room! Come check out DJ Zach’s all-new playlist and upgraded sound system. This is a fun-filled night you don’t…

Footnotes from the Library

Lois Anderson August—the hottest month in Arizona, although this whole summer has been very warm, so maybe that statement is not quite as valid as it once was. Anyway, it is too hot to do anything but sit. Sit inside that is, with the air conditioning blasting away full time. Include a fan to keep…