Category: Community News

Rotarians Support Hooked on Healing Veterans Motorcycle Charity Ride

  On Saturday, Oct. 23, the Sun Lakes Rotary Club and the San Tan Rotary Foundation are sponsoring the 6th Annual “Hooked on Healing Veterans” Motorcycle Charity Ride. The proceeds of this annual event support wounded and disabled veterans living here in Maricopa County. Specifically, proceeds from the day go to benefit the good works…

SunBird Golf Club Community Auction and Golf Challenge

As mentioned in last month’s news article, the popular community live auction, sponsored by the SunBird Golf Club, will be returning to the clubhouse patio on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. The accompanying tournament on Saturday, Nov. 20, however, will be a team-against-team event, similar to the former CRAB tournament, but will be renamed as a…

U.S. Military History: Some U.S. Marine Corps History

Ross Dunfee What is a Marine? A sailor, a soldier, or an infantry or amphibious assault member? They are all soldiers serving on ships ready for land action. Their history, etched in antiquity, has records in ancient Greece and Rome. In the 17th century, the English, in its wars with the Dutch, referred to Marine…

Another Successful Blood Drive

The Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse and the American Red Cross held another successful blood drive at the Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse Office on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. As a vital part of our community, the Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse continues to hold blood drives to supplement the dangerously-low levels of blood in the current supply inventories.…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook October is National Kitchen and Bath Month, a time to celebrate what is considered the two most important rooms in the home. Houzz, the top online resource for home design and renovation ideas, selected the Best in Design for 2021 by looking at the top 3% most-saved photographs and choosing the winners for…

October 17 Sunday Music, Dinner, and Dance Venue

John Yu On Oct. 17 at San Tan Ballroom, our Sunday Music, Dinner, and Dance Venue brings back the “Sock Hop,” a time when we kicked off our shoes and danced in our socks, swinging to “Rock Around the Clock” and hugging our sweethearts, because the Everly Brothers told us “All I Have to Do…

Members Return to the Classroom!

Jan Bobbett and Mary Kenny The New Adventures in Learning (NA) fall semester is offering more than 50 classes (lectures, roundtable discussions, and computer-related classes) as registration continues throughout the semester, ending mid-December. After more than a year of online classes, NA members will be welcomed back “on campus” at the Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s Sun…

Word of the Month: Whelm

David Zapatka While at a conference in Houston, Texas, last month, I heard keynote speaker Frank Abagnale, the author of the book Catch Me If You Can and main character of the movie by the same name, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The book and movie depict Mr. Abagnale’s life as a check forger and scam artist. He…

SunBird CommUNITY Green

SunBird Community Green is a fundraiser committee made up of golfers and non-golfers who are united in a Vision: “To support our community through fundraising events and donor outreach programs to continue the legacy of SunBird Golf Club.” And Mission: “To keep SunBird Golf Course green and our home values competitive.” Our first event is…

Upcoming Posse Events

The Sun Lakes Posse has several upcoming events. Red Cross Blood Drive Registration is required—visit our website to see how. Friday, Oct. 22, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: The Sun Lakes Posse Building at 9531 E. Riggs Road, Sun Lakes Drug Take Back Event No liquids, sharps, or pill bottles Saturday, Oct. 23,…