Category: Community News

Word of the Month: Run

David Zapatka Reader Carmela Hopkins writes, “Every month I look for your column in the Splash. Have you considered an article on the word ‘run?’ You’re on a run. I mean roll.” There are more definitions of this word than any word I have researched. Here are a few. Run verb a. to go faster than…

U.S. Military History: Unrecognized Heroes

Ross Dunfee When you hear your service-song played and you were in that branch of military service, please stand and be recognized. And so, the song goes, Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, and now Space Force. In turn, veterans of each branch of military service stand, the audience appropriately applauds the veterans, and…

Deadline Reminder and How to Submit an Article

The deadline for the January edition is Dec. 9 by 4 p.m. Please send your submission on time, and early if possible! You can email your submissions to [email protected] or use our website: robsonpublishing.com/editorial. For article and photo guidelines or if you have questions, please call 480-895-4216.

Gowns of Love

Gowns of Love is a 501(c)(3) organization that transforms donated wedding and formal dresses into baby gowns. The baby gowns are donated to local hospitals and will be provided to families who have lost their babies. Each Gowns of Love set includes two identical gowns (one for pictures and burial; the second is a keepsake…

Horseshoe Players Wanted

We play on Wednesdays at 9 a.m. by the post office. Anyone is welcome, whatever your skill level. Our group has dwindled, and we need more players so that we can be merry again. There is a sign-up board, or just show up. Call Don Tianen at 480-694-7122 for more information.

Sun Lakes Chorale Holiday Concert December 8

Yvonne Orlich, Sun Lakes Chorale Save the date of Dec. 8. That’s right—Thursday, Dec. 8. Mark your calendars, because that’s the date for the 2022 Sun Lakes Chorale Holiday Concert. Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, we are gearing up and working tirelessly to give you the best concert we can. We’ve got our noses…

Trips and Tours

For more information or reservations, please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or [email protected] Utah Mighty 5 from Vegas Departs first Sunday monthly Price: $1,850 pp/double; $2,099 pp/single Airfare is additional. Holiday Mystery Tour Dec. 8, 2022 Price: $135 per person Barleens Lunch and Show Dec. 14, 2022 Price: $125 per person Princess…

Unity: A Christmas Poem

Kay Davis Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a New Thought community. We gather together to celebrate Peace, Love, Light, and Healing. We practice affirmative prayer, positive thinking, and a healthful lifestyle. We meet in the Arts and Crafts Room at Sun Lakes Country Club at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. Rev. Jeanne MacLaughlin presents our…

Welcome New Neighbors

Guy and Jan Lund Hometown/State: Eagle Grove, Iowa Guy and Jan have been married 56 years and have two children. They enjoy golf, reading, dancing, and cards (500). Robert and Sharon Pocian Hometown/State: Milwaukee, Wisc. Robert and Sharon have been married 55-1/2 years and have one child. Their interests include carpentry, reading, and card playing.…

Celebrate the Season with the Women’s Connection

Come celebrate the season and invite your friends to the Sun Lakes Women’s Connection at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, at the beautiful Oakwood clubhouse ballroom, at 24218 S. Oakwood Blvd., in Sun Lakes. A continental breakfast will be served (gluten-free available upon request), followed by music and our guest speaker and vocalist Miss…