Sunflower Community Association,, Inc. March 2015

Our All Volunteer
Board of Directors
TOM SHAMBO
President
GENE WITTMANN
Vice President
KREG BECK
Treasurer
JULIE AGOZZINO
Secretary
Directors
TOM BESTERFELDT
FRANK HORSFALL
BONNIE SCOTT
VILLAGE CENTER
520-572-9780
Fax: 520-572-8724
General Manager, Ext. 18
Melissa Low
Front Desk, Ext. 10
Bookkeeper, Ext. 17
*Website Address
Sunflowerliving.com
What’s Inside
Board Message…………….…..7
Committee Reports……… .…..8
Topics of Special Interest….......8
Upcoming Events………...…..12
Cuisine Events………….….....13
Cards & Games ....................... 15
Activities & Clubs .................. 17
Health & Safety ...................... 22
Community News ................... 24
Classifieds………………….…26
Special Interest & Contacts…..27
Sunflower Community Association,, Inc.
9401 N. Sunflower Park Drive, Tucson, AZ 85743
March 2015
Volume 18, Issue 3
Your Activity Committee Proudly Presents:
THE TRISH HATLEY QUARTET
By Phyllis Bowcott
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
When: Friday Evening – March 13th, 2015
Ticket Sales: Saturday, February 28th from 8:45—11:00 a.m.– Only $12.00
Please do NOT miss this returning Professional Musical Quartet
TRISH HATLEY SINGS THE WONDERFUL SWING MUSIC FROM THE
AMERICAN SONGBOOK INCLUDING THE 1930S AND 1940S AND
MORE!!!!
LARRY HOLLOWAY is a
monster talent on the upright
bass. Larry has toured with
The Tommy Dorsey Band.
KEN FRENCH has drummed
for twenty years with the
United States Air Force Band.
DARIN CLENDENIN is
recognized as one of the
Northwest’s finest pianists. He
was the Musical director of the
international Tap Festival and
worked alongside Gregory
Hines.
This is as Professional as it
gets!!! Do NOT miss this
EVENT!!!Any Questions
please Call Phyllis Bowcott –
572-1876.
ON THE ROAD AGAIN FOR YOU, LLC
Reservations 520-490-3709; 520-399-8345
> Running of the Gourds –
February 6, 2015
> Arabian Horse Show February 20, 2015
> Menopause The Musical –
March 14, 2015
> Barleen’s Arizona Opry-March 28, 2015
> Desert Bell Cruise-April 1, 2015
> Jour Restaurants—April 21, 2015
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2015
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The Association provides this publication for informational purposes only. Sunflower does not guarantee or promote any of the products or services
advertised herein and assumes no responsibility for the statements made in this publication. Information regarding advertising rates, deadlines, and
policy information may be obtained by contacting the
Village Center Front Desk at Phone: (520) 572-9780 ● Fax: (520) 572-8724
Published monthly by Staff & Volunteers of Sunflower Community Association, Inc. 9401 N. Sunflower Park Drive, Tucson, AZ 85743
SUNFLOWER VILLAGE CENTER HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday – Wednesday - Friday
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday - Saturday
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fitness Center and Swimming Pool are accessible Before and After Village Center Hours of Operation with
Resident Proximity Card only, from 5:00 a.m. until Village Center opens and from Village Center closing until 11:00 p.m. daily.
SUN CATCHER ADVERTISING RATES
All Advertisements Printed in the Sun Catcher Are Located On Our Website
OUTSIDE BACK COVER
The following ads must run for 3 months with NO changes
1 /8 page
$170.00
3 months
1 /4 page
$320.00
3 months
1 /2 page
$490.00
3 months
1 & 2 PAGES INSIDE FRONT AND BACK COVERS
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1 /8 page
$140.00
3 months
1 /4 page
$264.00
3 months
1 /2 page
$404.00
3 months
AD
If any changes are made in an ad on the 3-Month Rate, a Flat Charge of $15.00 will be applied for each change.
This charge applies to all ads.
1-Month
3-Months
1 /8 page
$45.00
$122.00
1 /4 page
$85.00
$230.00
1 /2 page
$130.00
$351.00
Full Page
$235.00
$635.00
FLYER
$75.00 – 700 May thru Dec.,900 Jan. thru April, Inserts one or two sided, prepared in bulk must be delivered to the Village Center by the 20th of the month.
CLASSIFIED ADS
COLUMN LINE (3/12” LINE) NEW TIME ROMAN 12PT. AVG. 40 CHARACTERS AND OR SPACES PER LINE
MEMBER RATE: $3.00 PER LINE / NON-MEMBER RATE: $7.00 PER LINE
DEADLINES AND SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
All data and payment must be received at the Sunflower Village Center by the 12 th of the month.
Ads should be prepared on a disc, or submitted by email to [email protected] (note change in email address for advertising only).
Ad should be submitted with a hard copy and full payment to Sunflower Community Association, Inc.
9401 N. Sunflower Park Drive, Tucson, AZ 85743 (520- 572-9780)
DISCLAIMER: The acceptance of an ad or flyer by the Association does not constitute approval or endorsement by the
Sunflower Community Association, Inc. and the Association reserves the right to refuse any material that is deemed to be
inappropriate. The terms, conditions and rates charged are subject to change at any time without notice.
All signed contracts will, of course, be honored.
SUN CATCHER DEADLINE
Just a reminder to everyone who submits articles for the Sun Catcher: the deadline is the 12 th of the month.
This deadline was arrived at to insure that all homeowners receive the publication in a timely manner.
This allows residents to plan and participate in the next month’s activities.
Ideally articles would be submitted as a Word Document attachment to an email. If you aren’t able to submit it in that format,
you can also submit it on a disk. Please keep the article to 250 words or less. Please email all articles to [email protected]
Thank you for your cooperation
BOARD MESSAGE
By Tom Shambo
2015 has, so far, been very busy, as we have accomplished a number of projects to better the community. We
have introduced webcasts of the board meetings to our homebound members of the community and later this
year to our snowbirds as they return home. The completion of the blended lines on the courts allows both
tennis and pickleball to be played without chalking the lines and we placed a new security camera on the
courts. Lastly, residents and visitors can now view all upcoming events on the television screen in the lobby.
We have received annual reports from all of our committees and the volunteers on those committees have
worked hard to accomplish so much this past year. We could not accomplish all the projects we have this year
without those volunteers. A big Thank You to each and every one of our community volunteers.
GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT
By Melissa Low
Spring came early this year. We’ve had just enough
rain and warm temperatures to ensure a bumper crop
of weeds. The community’s landscape contractor,
AAA Landscape, is working hard to stay ahead of the
problem and we ask our residents to do the same. No
one likes receiving a letter from the ARC or the GM
with notification that their yard is not up to
community standards and believe me, I do not like
sending them. Having said that, the board is
responsible, by law, to uphold the governing
documents and so the letters have been and will
continue to be sent in accordance with policy and
state statutes.
On a more pleasant note, the great weather also has a
positive effect and that is getting us all outside. While
much of the country is shoveling snow, Sunflower
residents are coming to the pool, riding bicycles and
playing bocce, tennis and pickleball. We are truly
blessed to have so many activities to choose from
here.
You may have noticed we have a new Digital Sign
that has been installed in the lobby. An older, rarely
used television has been mounted on the right side as
you enter the lobby through front doors. A slideshow
program scrolls through and displays information on
Resales
Calendar year
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
Monthly
YTD
January-3
3
60
72
54
56
many of the various events taking place. We are
hoping to phase out the majority of the poster boards
and notices displayed in the lobby. If you have an
event for your club or committee that you would like
advertised, just let the front desk know and we will
do our best to include your request. As this is all very
new, we ask your patience as we work through any
bugs in the process.
Another new addition is a camera that has been
installed on the tennis/pickleball courts. It has a view
of all three courts and records data for specified time
periods. The recorded video from the camera can be
used for violation enforcement and has already come
in handy in troubleshooting a problem with the court
lights.
PLEASE SHARE THE PATHS
By Administrative Assistants
Sunflower has wonderful paths and walk ways that
offer a safe place for residents to get their exercise
and enjoy the beauty of our community. Both walkers
and bicyclists are welcome to use the paths but please
share the space with each other. Walkers are
encouraged to move to the side if they see or hear
a bike coming and bikers should give the right of
way to walkers. There’s enough room for everyone
so please be courteous and share the paths.
SUNFLOWERLIVING WEBSITE
A place for posting upcoming club and group events
has now been added to the Announcements page on
the Sunflowerliving website (What’s New> Announcements). Clubs and groups are encouraged to
send
their
information
to
[email protected] and it will be posted
on that page.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
DISASTER RECOVERY AD-HOC
COMMITTEE
By Tom Shambo
Sunflower Community Board of Directors is looking
for 5 dedicated members of the community to
develop a viable business recovery plan for our
community Village Center.
Our community currently has an active Emergency
Preparedness Committee to take care of the broader
need of our community in the event of a widespread
disaster; our goal of the Business Recovery Ad-Hoc
Committee is to focus specifically on the Village
Center and its immediate assets. Some events this
committee would plan for is any event that disrupts
the normal day-to-day operation such as: fire, broken
water main, major power outage, computer system
problems, or loss of a key employee at the Sunflower
Community Association Village Center.
The City of Marana has offered their assistance from
their Emergency preparedness director to assist this
committee and I’ve got templates and years of
experience that I am more than willing to share with
anything you as a committee need from me.
SUNFLOWER PRAC COMMITTEE
By Walt Peek, Chairman
The Sunflower PRAC team (Preservation of Reserve
Assets Committee) is actively seeking full-time
residents with an informed interest in Buildings,
Equipment, and Grounds to join us. Please complete
an application at the front desk and turn it in as soon
as possible.
Three of the four current members are not able to
actively participate during the late Spring, Summer,
and early Fall months and that is not fair to the HOA.
So please drop by the Center and volunteer. Our
target is to balance the team with at least four full
time residents and the PRAC charter allows us up to
nine members.
Many thanks.
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ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE
By Tom Vana
“Trees”, no not the poem by Joyce Kilmer. Fifteen
years ago or so when Sunflower was developed,
many of us planted a 6 or 7 foot high tree as part of
the landscaping requirements. Today, many of these
trees are 30 to 40 feet tall with a similar sized canopy.
As most of our lots are 40 to 60 feet wide, this growth
can often encroach upon the sidewalk, street or
neighbors’ property. Both the Rules and Regulations
Rev.B, Sec.VII D g & the CC&R’s Exhibit D #11
prohibit this encroachment. As good neighbors, it is
up to us to contain the size of our trees and other
plants to stay within the bounds of our property. This
is especially true if a neighbor calls your attention to
an encroachment which is causing problems. An
arborist or qualified landscaper could provide
answers to this problem thereby improving the life of
your tree and maintaining good neighborly relations.
WELCOMING COMMITTEE
By Liz Perry
Are you a new homeowner in Sunflower? The
Welcoming Committee would love to meet you and
provide you with a helpful information packet that
includes maps, coupons, activity/club information,
emergency contact information, etc.
Please contact either Lynn Haye at 520-572-6741 or
Liz Perry at [email protected], to help you get
connected in your new community!
TOPICS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
FUN TIME KARAOKE
Saturday, March 7
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
.
Join Host Marty Freese for a night of music and sing
a-longs.
Come and be a star for the evening.
SENIOR OLYMPICS MEDAL WINNERS
BOCCE
GOLD WOMENS
Audrey Anderson
Lynn Haye
Lois Dudych
Jeanette Gasdaska
GOLD MENS
Marty Rice
Fran Flynn
Al Avino
Jerry Gartner
BRONZE WOMENS
Cloice Schwyn
Carolyn La Potin
Kathy Seymour
Carol Burba
SILVER MENS
Jack Baran
Scottie Dolinger
Len Nelson
Jim Anderson
4TH PLACE
COED POSTPONED
Judy Luckey
Due to weather
Kandy Cunningham Resceduled for
Elaine Hewitt
February 23
Mary Ann Varty
BOWLING
Keith Leikel-Bronze 655 Series
SPRING YARD SALE
By Sam Florek
Now is the time to sign up at
the Village Center for the
Saturday, April 18 Yard Sale.
There is a small fee ($5.00 per
site) that all participants are
required to pay. The fee is
used to defray the cost of
maps, signage and advertising.
We have the date, the time is 7 a.m.-1 p.m., we’ve
ordered perfect weather and you’ve gathered together
the items you want to sell (maybe you still have some
planning to do). Here are some tips to help you have a
successful sale.
It can be more fun if your neighbors want to join in; it
becomes a little party.
Yard sales are all about bargains so set realistic
prices. Assign simple prices to your goods: 50 cents,
3 for $1, $5, $10, etc.
Create an organized display. Lay out your items by
category and display items to appeal to your
customers.
Stock up on bags and newspapers. People who buy
small items will appreciate a bag to carry their
treasures. Newspapers are handy for wrapping fragile
items.
CRIBBAGE
Nancy Peek-Gold (Pictured above)
PICKLEBALL
Linda Wopat and Ralph Perillo-Gold
Bernadette Bruner and Carol Amstrong-Gold
Kurt Putman and Nancy Smith-Silver
PING PONG
Peter Marzea and Buzz Hoffmann-Silver
SWIMMING
Jim McDonald-Silver 50 yard backstroke
Jim McDonald-Bronze 50 yard freestyle
Jim McDonald-Gold 100 yard backstroke
Make a trip to the bank to get ample change for your
cashbox.
Advertise—This is a large community so use
balloons and signs with prominent arrows, etc to
grab the attention of people driving by.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters will pick up items that
you wish to donate at the end of your sale. Put items
close to your garage doors and indicate they are for
Big Brothers and Big Sisters.
HAVE FUN, SIGN UP TODAY!
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VOLUNTEERS
By Sam Florek
Sunflower is a warm and welcoming community. In
addition, we have outstanding residents who are
willing to donate their time and talents back to the
community. If you would like to volunteer, please
call the Village Center front desk 572-9780 ext. 10.
This list is not all inclusive since it doesn’t include
the names of many of our Committee and Club
members who perform many duties on an ongoing
basis—THANK YOU ONE AND ALL!
Volunteers last month were:
Yvonne Magee
Lois Dudych
Marcia Edgeton
Dave Forgue
Barbara Strempek
Fran Strubeck
Sam Florek
Del Gustin
Marlene Spencer
Janet Maloney
Mary Lou Correia
Carol Erhardt
Jeannette Dougherty Linda Miller
Carol Abrahamson Janine Douglass
Bev DuBois
Frances Gauthier
Elaine Hewitt
June Dudas
Carolyn La Potin
Joey Hogan
Elke Armoni
Don Crandall
Helen Crandall
Jerry Keehn
Ingrid Fledderman
Mary Lou Moore
Pat Pion
Meg Kimball
Richard Long
Lee Botzong
Gene Milbrath
James Anderson
Audrey Anderson
Jay Johnson
Marcia Johnson
Pat Maisto
Faythe Mattern
Irene Wittmann
Gene Wittmann
Thank you volunteers!
VERY SPECIAL CURRENT EVENTS
PROGRAM
By Anne Lowe
Maj. Gen. Don Shepperd, USAF,
(Ret.) will present a current
events program on
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2
p.m. in the Fiesta Room.
He will speak about Mid East
events, focusing on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin
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Netanyahu’s recent visit to Congress. This is a
presentation not to be missed!
Major General Donald W. Shepperd, USAF (Ret.) is
president of The Shepperd Group, Inc. He performs
independent consulting on defense, strategic
planning, executive leadership, information
technology and visioning and preparation of
executive teams for the 21st century. He retired in
1998 from the Pentagon as head of the Air National
Guard where he commanded over 110,000 personnel,
1400 aircraft, 88 flying units, and 250 support units in
54 states and territories. He is a combat veteran who
flew 247 Vietnam fighter missions.
General Shepperd was a military analyst for CNN
during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and provided
military commentary for ABC radio. He is a graduate
of the USAF Academy class of 1962 and holds a
Masters degree in Personnel Management. His book,
Bury Us Upside Down, about the experiences of a
select group of fighter pilots flying a Top Secret
mission in the Vietnam War has been widely
acclaimed.
This program is sponsored by the Sunflower Nibblers
and Noshers Club. Everyone is welcome!
THURSDAY NIGHT DANCE
By Marty Rice
HOLIDAYS ARE OVER,
SUMMER IS NEAR, LAST
CHANCE TO M INGLE
WITH THE SNOWBIRDS
WHILE THEY’RE STILL
HERE!
WHEN: THURSDAY,
MARCH 26, 2015
Mark Your Calendars now.
TIME: 6:00 p.m. ‘til 8:30
Marty Rice WILL BE HOSTING WITH HIS
GREAT SELECTION of "50s, 60s and 70s" MUSIC.
JUST BRING YOUR DANCING SHOES,
BEVERAGE OF YOUR CHOICE, AND EXPECT A
GOOD TIME LISTENING AND DANCING TO
SOME GREAT MUSIC.
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
MARCH DANCE COMMITTEE EVENT
By Phyllis Bowcott
awarded a small measure of praise for my abilities, so
I decided I’d found my medium!
Ready to Dance?
Dick Smith’s “CLASS of 59” Band will be the
evening’s entertainment
Saturday, March 14th, 2015
Fiesta Room-Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
As a Professor of Theatre at University of the Pacific
in Stockton, California, I was asked to teach some
“bread and butter courses” that would attract LOTS
of students. In Puppetry, and in Storytelling and
Creative Drama, my students and I experimented with
the least expensive, most manageable materials we
could find to make effective hand-held masks
(mounted on dowels) to be used in performance.
Often, those materials were my old friends: paper,
scissors and glue!
Bring your own munchies and beverage of choice and
we will provide the FUN!
There is no cost for this dance, but a $5.00 donation
will be appreciated.
No sign up necessary, so bring your friends and
neighbors for an evening of good music
entertainment.
BINGO
By Sam Florek
St. Patrick’s Day is on the 17th but more importantly
our Bingo day is Tuesday, March 10. Perhaps you
will have some Irish luck a week early. For sure you
will enjoy the game and visiting with your Bingo
friends.
The people who were scheduled to work last month
were Marcia Edgeton and Carol Abrahamson greeting
you at the front desk and selling you the winning
boards; your caller was Sandra Ehlers assisted by
Yvonne Magee who was rolling your winning
numbers. Faythe Mattern was selling you the
specials and reading back the numbers when you
won. They are all wonderful volunteers but some of
them also enjoy playing the game so we need
additional volunteers. It is fun—try it you’ll like it.
Come and bring a new neighbor, a neighbor who has
been before, or just any friendly person who wants to
have a pleasant evening and may even win some
money.
ART GALLERY
By Sam Florek
Your artist this month is Sandy Persels. In addition
to being an artist Sandy is a member of the Sunflower
Chorale and the Bacchus Wine Group.
“An exhibit of paper masks of desert critters probably
requires an explanation, so this is it: as a child I
excelled at cutting and pasting. This was well before
computers— we’re talking paper, blunt-tipped
scissors and library paste. Occasionally, I was
Strathmore no longer makes the large sheets of heavy
papers I used then; for this exhibition I’ve used card
stock, construction paper, and various other
substitutes. The available papers are also considerably
smaller, so these masks are only about half the size of
those used in performances and stage productions at
U.O.P., the Haggin Museum, and at the University of
South Carolina. The paper-working techniques are
basically the same.
While researching “creature features” I ran across 3D origami, which I’d never tried, so I made a few
critters that wouldn’t adapt readily to mask treatment
and have included them in this presentation. It’s
been fun revisiting my childhood! I invite you to
enjoy this frivolous display.”
Our residents raved about last month’s show. Lee
Botzong’s water color paintings are exquisite.
We would like to see more of Lee’s work on the
Artist Wall next year.
NOTARY SERVICE AVAILABLE
By Melissa Low
Our bookkeeper, Linda Parent, is commissioned to
perform notary services for our Sunflower residents.
Please feel free to contact her directly at 572-9780
ext. 17 to set up an appointment. There is no charge
for Sunflower residents; appointments required.
Please remember to bring your government issued
identification (drivers license, passport, state ID, etc.)
Do not sign your document before your appointment;
your signature must be verified in front of the notary.
Linda cannot notarize anything that has been signed
before the visit. No exceptions.
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SMOKE DETECTOR TIME
By Del Gustin
Friday, March 13 is the date scheduled to have your
smoke detectors or its batteries replaced if service is
due. Your Sunflower neighbors who are sponsored
by Northwest Fire provide this twice yearly service
for those residents who are unable to maintain their
smoke detectors themselves. Therefore, if your
batteries haven’t been replaced in the last four years
or if you wish to replace all your smoke detectors,
please stop at the front desk to complete a request to
change the batteries (which are provided by the
resident) or to obtain information on purchasing new
detectors. Purchasing identical smoke detectors is
required as team members cannot do new wiring.
(The two types of detectors used in our homes are
also at the front desk in helping to order new ones.
New detectors come with batteries.)
Residents who have completed a request form will be
called prior to March 13 to finalize an approximate
time for service – either morning or afternoon.
Teams will do their best to honor the requested
replacement time.
In providing this service, additional ladder climbers
would be helpful. If interested, please give me a call
at 572-0587.
NEW ACTIVITIES
SCRAPBOOKING AND MORE
By Deborah Schoof
A New Group!! Do you love to cherish family
memories through photos by making your own
scrapbooks? Do you send family and friends cards
you have stamped or embellished yourself? And last,
would you like to do these things in a group setting?
Then, please join our new “Scrapbooking and More”
group.
Bring your own supplies, ideas and
willingness to share your knowledge.
The group will meet on the second Thursdays of each
month beginning March 12, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to
3:00 p.m. in the Craft Room. Meeting days will be:
March 12 April 9 May 14 June 11 July 9
For more information, call Deborah Schoof at (520)
904-3821 or email at:
[email protected]
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BASIC SWING DANCE LESSONS
By Martin Sayles
MONTH of MARCH
WHERE: Fiesta Room
TIME: Mondays 10:15-11:15
We will be teaching the basics of East Coast Swing,
to count single step. No partner required as partners
will be rotated in the lesson.
There is No Cost for these lessons.
CONTACTS:
Martin Sayles (572-9400)
Barbara Bell Taylor (572-9091)
SOME UPCOMING EVENTS
Montana/N Dakota Party-- Sunday, March 1 at
2:00 p.m.
Karaoke With Marty Freese—Saturday, March 7 at
6:30 p.m.
Bingo—Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Board Meeting—Wednesday, March 11 at 10:00
a.m.
March Potluck—Thursday, March 12—Social 5:30
p.m. Dinner 6:00 p.m.
Activity Committee Presents—Trish Hatley Quartet
–Friday, March 13 –4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Dance Club with the Class of 59—Saturday, March
14 at 6:30 p.m.
Michigan Party—Sunday, March 22 at 1:00 p.m.
Board Study Session—Wednesday, March 25 at
10:00 a.m.
Dance with Marty Rice—Thursday, March 26 at
6:00 p.m.
Culinary Club Event— Saturday, March 28
Quilters Fashion Show & Luncheon at 12:00 p.m.
April
Chorale Concerts-- Thursday, April 16 & Friday,
April 17 at 4:30 p.m.
SPRING YARD SALE-- Saturday, April 18, 7 a.m.
– 1 p.m. – Sign up today.
CUISINE EVENTS
MARCH POT LUCK: THE
LUCK OF THE IRISH
By Marijke Augusteijn
Please help us celebrate St. Patrick's
Day with a "Traditional Potluck."
Please honor this special day by wearing something
green.
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2015 starting at 5:30 p.m.
Hosted by: Marijke Augusteijn, Billy Swartz, Jan
Durst, & Charlotte Schroeder
Ticket Sales: Wednesday, February 25, 12:30 to
2:30 p.m.
Monday, March 2, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Tickets are $2 per person with a limit of four if you
are bringing a vegetable, salad, or dessert. However,
if you are bringing a main dish with meat, you will
receive two free tickets. Please keep in mind that
your dish should be sufficient to feed 8 to 10 people.
We will provide lemonade and water and you are free
to bring anything else you would like to drink. Also,
remember to bring your own plate and utensils.
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
By Gretchen Hagemeier
The Montana / North Dakota Party was so much fun
last year that it will be happening again.
Date: Sunday, March 1st
Time: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Fiesta Room
Bring: An appetizer or dessert to share and your own
beverage. Water, plates and napkins will be provided.
Many people have vacationed, driven through, gone
to school or lived for a time in North Dakota or
Montana. This makes you eligible to attend this fun
party. If you have friends or company bring them
too. We will tell North Dakota / Montana jokes,
discuss the winter weather there and congratulate
ourselves on being in Arizona. We'll play games and
eat some fantastic food!
Put it on your calendar!
Questions: Gretchen Hagemeier 744-4868
Becky Bockwoldt 701-361-8727
LADIES MARCH LUNCHEON
By Cloice Schwyn
Macayo’s Mexican Kitchen—7360 N. Oracle
When: Wednesday, March 11
Cost: $16.00
Cocktails will be served from 11:30
and luncheon will be served at
12:00.
Please sign up at the Front Desk. Make your
luncheon choice when signing up. Macayo’s is a well
known establishment in Tucson and we are sure you
will enjoy the food. Looking forward to having you
join us.
ROMEO* News
*Aka: Retired Old Men Eating Out
By Dave Glicksman
The Epicurean Tour continue seeking cuisines of the
world as the ROMEOs go ‘Greek’, at PAPPOULE’S
at the NE corner of Foothills Mall on Wednesday,
March 11th. We’ll carpool from the Village Center at
11:15 a.m. to keep our 11:45 a.m. reservation.
We get separate checks and there are no dues to pay.
This writer will be away that day so Ed Mayer will
lead the ‘tour’.
So we may give PAPPOULE’S the count, sign up at
the Village Center by noon, Tuesday, March 10th.
KOMEDY KORNER
From the ROMEOs
Jobs-Part One
We were talking about jobs. Someone asked if anyone had ever
been fired. One ROMEO said he got fired from an airline. His
job was to announce the out-bound flights. He got fired because
no matter how hard he tried, the travelers still understand every
word he said.
Jobs-Part Two
Auto Mechanic: ‘’You know, Doc, our jobs are very similar!’’
Heart Surgeon: ‘‘How so?’’
Auto Mechanic: ‘’The motor is the heart of a car so we both
repair ‘hearts’.’’
Heart Surgeon: ‘’Our jobs will be similar when you can repair a
car’s ‘heart’ while it’s running.’’
Jobs-Part Three
While discussing first jobs, one ROMEO said his was in 1950
at a Burlesque House helping the strippers off and on with their
clothes. Asked what the job paid, he said $1 a week. When
someone said that wasn’t much money, he said it was all he
could afford.
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CULINARY CLUB LUNCH AND
QUILTED TREASURES FASHION SHOW AND
SALE
By Carolyn La Potin
The Culinary Club is planning a delectable entrée
salad luncheon and novel fashion show in the Fiesta
Room at the Village Center on Saturday, March 28,
2015 at noon. The doors will open at 11:30 so that
you can visit with friends and relax before lunch. The
menu includes an entrée salad with chicken, a
selection of rolls, a yummy dessert, and iced tea and
lemonade. (I hear that everyone attending will
receive a lovely surprise gift to take home.)
After lunch, there will be a fashion show of one-of-akind “Quilted Treasures”. All items displayed and
modeled will be available for sale. Cash and checks
will be accepted for your purchases. The items shown
will include purses, totes, and other unique items
handmade by Sunflower Quilters.
All quilted items for this show and sale will be
donated by quilters and all money
raised from the sale of these items
will be used to support the charity
work done by Sunflower Quilters for
children, veterans, the elderly, single
moms and others in need.
The items will be “modeled” by
quilters and Gloria Herron will serve
as your tour guide for this fashion feast.
Tickets sale dates from 1-3:
Monday, March 9 and Wednesday, March 11
Ticket Price $12 includes a $2 donation to help
support the charity work of Sunflower’s Quilters.
Remember to bring correct change or a check made
out to “Sunflower Culinary Club”.
BACCHUS WINE
By Sandy Persels
“How sweet it is!” In February we
created our own Wine and Dessert
Bar in the Fiesta Room, and it was
most enjoyable! The clever, tasty—
and sometimes unexpected pairings—of sweet treats
with wine and not-so-sweet treats with dessert wines
demonstrated that champagne or port with chocolate
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aren’t the only options for a wonderfully winethemed dessert. There were pairings to please every
palate, and a fabulous time was had by all!
If you are a convivial person who enjoys wine,
delicious food, great company and good conversation,
you’re welcome to join us. We have fun as we try to
learn more about wine by sharing and discussing it
with others. Bacchus Wine usually meets in the
Fiesta Room at 4:30 on the fourth Wednesday of each
month; occasionally we meet at a restaurant for a
food and wine pairing. To be informed of upcoming
events, you need to get your name on the mailing list
by e-mailing Mary Laurie Siebert
[email protected] or phoning her at 744-3176.
You’ll be glad you did—and so will we! See you
soon.
You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy wine. . .and
that’s kind of the same thing.~ Anonymous
SATURDAY MORNING COFFEE
By Sam Florek
The first two weeks in March, Barbara
Scott and friends will be your hosts for
Saturday Morning Coffee—Barbara
also hosted coffee March 2014. The
second two weeks in March, your hosts
will be Harry & Jackie Slingland. We
are very fortunate that some or our
wonderful volunteers always step up to
the plate.
Jean Kelly has graciously agreed to host all of April.
Since we don’t get too many new attendees at
Saturday morning coffee, we have to depend on those
who attend to continue to be the hosts. It really isn’t
a difficult job and really can be a lot of fun. If you
have never hosted, please stop by the front desk and
let them know when you are available to host the
event.
We welcome everyone at Saturday morning coffee.
There is a small charge for coffee and donuts. Our
hosts always go to Safeway early in the morning so
the donuts are fresh and delicious. We also have tea,
bagels, cream cheese, jelly, peanut butter, etc. People
attending enjoy the conversation and you can learn
about great restaurants, tourist attractions, etc.
CARDS & GAMES
BILLIARDS TOURNAMENTS
By Jim Damato
We invite all residents to play. If you have not played pool
before or maybe not for a while, come on down and we
will get you started. The matches are held every Tuesday
and Friday starting at 1:30, but most players show up early
to play a warm up game or two.
If you have any questions, please contact Jim Damato 7447031.
LADIES BILLIARDS
By Julie Agozzino
"CHIX with STIX”, our Sunflower Ladies Billiards group,
meets on Thursdays in the billiards room from 1:00 p.m. –
3:00 p.m. No sign up, just show up for great fun. Ladies
are welcome to use the billiards room to “perfect your
techniques” any time that the room is available.
SUNFLOWER 500 CARD CLUB
By Carol Erhardt
The 500 Card Club invites you to join us playing a
fun game every Thursday morning. We welcome
new members and look forward to meeting you.
Where: The Village Center
When: 9:00 a.m. Thursday – in the Library
Why: To enjoy a morning with a fun group (we
have a 25 cent per person donation which goes
toward our jackpots). We are still willing to teach
anyone who would like to learn the game. Call and
we will set up a time to teach. Any Questions? Call:
Carol Erhardt at 579-0912.
BOCCE
By Audree Anderson
Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.
you are invited to join the Sunflower Bocce games.
We would love to have you come out and join in the
fun. Everyone is welcome and no prior experience is
necessary. Join us on a sunny afternoon and try it out.
You can learn to play the game in one afternoon. If
you decide you want to join our club, dues are only
$5.00 a year.
Any questions please call me at (360)774- 6038
CASINO CLUB
By Margaret O’Connell
No casino trip this month. Next trip in April.
EUCHRE
By Bill Mattern
Enjoy a fast, fun card game? Play euchre with
us. We're always looking for new players. Forgot
how to play or haven't played in a long time? Not to
worry. "It's like riding a bike." It'll come back to you
in no time. We play every Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. to
3:00 p.m. Please call Bill Mattern at 395-0096 or
better yet, sign up in the blue notebook in the hall by
the Fitness Center. Then we know how many tables
to set up. Hope to see you!
MAH JONGG
By Mary Laurie
We play on Friday mornings at the Center from 9:00
to 11:30. Everyone is welcome. Bring your set and
your 2015 card. If you are interested in learning, call
Mary Laurie Siebert 744-3176 or Shirley Lambert
744 -6575. They will make a date with you to learn
the basics so that you can join the fun. Not ready to
make a commitment? Come watch, we will show
you how it’s done.
CARDS AND GAMES
By Margaret O’Connell
Come join us on Tuesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. for
some fun card games!! If you have a favorite card
game or board game, come on down---we’re open to
new games… We don’t play on Bingo Tuesday.
MEN’S NINE HOLE GOLF GROUP
By Bob Pelley
The Men’s Nine Hole Golf group will play the
Quarry Pines golf course on Wednesday afternoons.
We play the front nine at 1:30 p.m. If you would like
to join us, please sign up in the golf notebook located
in the hallway just before you enter the fitness room.
For further information, contact Bob Pelley at 5796766.
LADIES NINE HOLE GOLF
The Desert Ladies Nine Hole Golf Group will meet at
1:30 p.m. tee time. All lady golfers are welcome
regardless of your expertise. You will find that it is an
enjoyable way to spend an afternoon at the beautiful
Quarry Pines. Bring a friend. Sign up at the Center in
the book by the fitness room before Monday of the
week that you want to play.
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SUNFLOWER MEN’S GOLF CLUB
By Mike Clapham
You might be very pleasantly surprised by how much
you can enjoy this fun, social game.
What a great winter to play golf in Tucson. We have
enjoyed great weather throughout the season so far. I
hope you all are enjoying it as much as we are.
There are a variety of reasons that Pickleball has
become very popular throughout our country in active
senior communities, public parks, and even schools.
It’s easy to learn, fun to play, and does not require
great athletic skills, speed, or strength to be
successful at it.
I would like to give a big shout out to Mr. Gregory
Taylor, Greg won our Net Championship this year.
Way to go Greg! Greg played very well throughout
the tournament and held off many players that were
trying to edge him out, all to no avail.
It is nice to welcome in our newest member, Mr. Bob
Weber. He joined us in January. Welcome aboard.
We are in the process of continuing to play our Club
Championship at this time. There are four flights in
this Championship as to cover all skill levels of
golfers within our club. This allows everyone to
participate and have fun doing it.
On February 9th at Del Urich Golf Club, it is my
pleasure to inform you that our member Jim Dietz
had a hole in one on hole number nine with a six iron.
Wow!! This is a very big accomplishment.
Congratulations Jim. I hope you have many more in
the future.
As always we are wanting new members to join
Sunflower Men’s Golf Club. If you are interested in
playing a couple times a week, please contact me at
520-904-2499 or email me at [email protected]
If you want to look at our web site and venues, use
the link below.
http://www.golffusion.com/sunflowergolfclub/login
GENTLE PICKLEBALL
By Carolyn Hutt
We have initiated Gentle Pickleball here at
Sunflower. What is it? Every Wednesday morning at
10 a.m. we have a special group time for those who
want to play less vigorously or may have concerns
about whether their knees, hips, shoulders, etc., can
handle this sport. If you have the ability to hit a
lightweight wiffle ball with a lightweight paddle, we
invite you to come out and give it a try. You
absolutely do not need to be able to race around the
court like some of our advanced pickleball players.
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If you cannot come out on Wednesday mornings or
have any questions, give Carolyn a call or text her at
419-6369. We have the balls and paddles to share
with you so all you need to do is wear athletic shoes,
bring water, and perhaps wear a visor or hat. We
invite you to come check it out!
PING PONG GROUP
By Buzz Hoffmann
We would love to have new players join us for ping
pong on Wednesdays and Sundays. All playing
levels, including beginners, are welcome for a fun
time of ego-free and oftentimes aerobic ping pong.
We have known for years that working crossword
puzzles and listening to Mozart are good for the
brain. Ping pong (table tennis) may well be the
world’s best brain sport. Our playing times may vary
so check the Fitness schedule in the Sun Catcher.
COME ON OUT!
FUN POKER AND TOURNAMENTS
By Carol Erhardt
For those of you who have not had the pleasure of
joining us for an afternoon of fun poker, we play
every Tuesday and Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00
p.m. in the Library.
The Old West may have had their legends with Wild
Bill Hickok, Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp and others,
but we too have our legends and enjoy the
camaraderie of being together. Our club membership
is $5.00/year which is due the first of the year. First
time players will not be asked to pay that for playing
their first game. However, if you wish to join us on a
regular basis, then becoming a member is necessary.
We play a multitude of games; however, we are
always on the lookout for new ones to include in our
repertoire!
As they used to say in the Old West....happy trails to
you until we meet again!
PINOCHLE
By Harlan Quinn
If you like to play single deck pinochle, join us from
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday afternoons in
the Library (Sombrero Peak Lounge). There is no
cost and no reservations are needed, just show up.
We play partners and/or three-handed pinochle
depending on the number of players present. For
information call one of the contacts listed in the back
of the Sun Catcher.
SUNFLOWER TENNIS CLUB
By Thea Berg
Sunflower Tennis Club (STC) held its first mixer of
the year on January 31. The club introduced new
officers, welcomed new members, enjoyed
refreshments and—despite the rain—everyone went
home with a prize!
Hold the date—March 28—for the next STC
mixer, as chance of rain is slight! Partners will be
drawn from a hat for this round-robin social event,
followed by refreshments and great prizes! STC
offers many opportunities for beginning to
intermediate tennis players to participate.

Sunflower Doubles: Mon.-Sat. @ 8-10 a.m.
Players rotate in and out each 4 games, using noadd scoring. Drop in or out whenever you can!

Clinics: Mondays @ 3-4 p.m. FREE clinics for
beginners or those wishing to refresh their skills.
Contact Les Baker at: 579-2834.

Regular Doubles: Mon.-Sat. @ 10 a.m.-Noon.
Doubles matches (3 sets) are pre-arranged and
emailed to players on Sundays for the following
week. Contact Susan Page:
[email protected]

Women’s Interclub League (Fall): Contact Thea
Berg, captain: [email protected] FRI. morning
matches (3 sets) at home and away throughout the
Tucson metro area. (Sept.-Dec.).

Women’s 55+ & 65+ USTA League (Fall,
Winter, Spring): Contact Thea Berg, captain:
[email protected] MON. or FRI. morning matches
at home and away throughout the Tucson metro
area. Local teams may advance to sectional/
national playoffs and individual players generate a
national rating.
Stay tuned to the tennis court bulletin board for up-todate information and announcements on upcoming
STC meetings, local events, etc.
TRIVIAL PURSUIT
Due to its reduced participation in
the last six months, Trivial Pursuit
may be discontinued. We would like
to solicit feedback from residents to
see what day and time would be more acceptable in
order to get people to come. Currently it is 6 p.m.
usually the first and third Thursday of the month, but
if we could find an available time that is better for
residents, we would try to change.
Please contact the front desk staff and indicate
which day and a time that would work best for you.
(Regular day time hours are usually hard to find).
Thank you for energizing this community by
continuing Trivial Pursuit. Fun for everyone!
ACTIVITIES & CLUBS
SUNFLOWER ART CLUB
By Barbara Strempek
The Sunflower Art Club meets on Wednesdays in the
Craft Room from 9 a.m. until noon. You can come
and go any time you want. There is no instructor. We
are a group of artists who enjoy painting together and
helping each other. Bring whatever medium you
prefer. We have plastic sheets available to cover the
tables. The members range from beginning to
experienced artists. Usually, one of the members is in
the room at 9 a.m. If not, go ahead and start
painting. Need more information...call me 572-1906.
INNOVATIVE DANCE
By Phyllis Bowcott and Barbara Bell Taylor
Phyllis and Barbara have paired up again for a new
year of innovative dance and creative exercise, on
Monday and Friday at 9:00 a.m.
Come and join us for a healthy and fun experience
and good companionship with others who love to
dance!
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FAMILY HISTORY WORKSHOP
By Kristin Delapane
LINE DANCING
By Phyllis Bowcott
“Capturing Your Family Stories.” A monthly no-fee
workshop led by resident author-personal historian
Kristin Delaplane. Individual help on organizing your
family history material for a manuscript or book.
Topics cover crafting your memoirs, oral history
recordings, tips to organizing and saving photographs,
best presentations for your genealogy materials, and
options for printing/publishing. We usually meet the
third Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. in the Craft
Room.
Howdy Partners! Ready for some Line Dancing?
Join us on Mondays at 1:00 p.m. in the Fiesta Room
and enjoy the music and dancing.
SUNFLOWER GENEALOGY SOCIETY
By Mary Dietz
Hike leaders send out an email a few days before each
hike with information about the hike, meeting time at
the Center and driver donation amount. Please call the
hike leader with any questions. To be added to
Sunflower's Hiking email list, send an email to
[email protected] to make this request.
Following is the link to the season's schedule and the
photo albums.
http://www.sunflowerliving.com/
yearly/clubs_2009/sunflower_hiking.pdf
We are happy to have Steve Packer presenting a
History of German Research at our March 17, 2015
meeting. Since retiring, Steve has worked on his
family’s German genealogy and has made several
trips to Germany to find family records that have not
been microfilmed or available on indexed database.
Since 2007, Steve has been serving three days a week
at the Mesa Regional Family History Center. He will
give you many new ideas on research. I Look forward
to seeing you and welcoming Steve.
Our Monday Study Group got off to a great start.
Please stop in with questions or need of help on your
genealogy from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. each Monday in the
Fitness Conference Room. Open to all Sunflower
residents as an introduction to genealogy.
Our monthly meeting is March 17, 2015 starting at 2
p.m. in the Fiesta Room. Membership dues are only
$15 per family for the year.
SUNFLOWER NEEDLEWORKERS
By Dawn Calkins
We meet every Monday afternoon from 1:00-3:00 and
Wednesday mornings from 9:00-11:00 in the
Sunflower Village Center. We meet from October
through May, but if there are enough members here
who want to keep meeting during the summer, we
will.
Membership is available to Sunflower Community
Association members in good standing. Annual dues
are $5.00 if residents are not a member of the Arts and
Crafts group. If a member of the Arts and Crafts
group, there is no further monetary requirement.
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Get ready to stomp your heels and wiggle your toes to
some great music. No sign up necessary and please do
come. GREAT FUN is included!
Questions? Call 572-1876
SUNFLOWER HIKING CLUB
By Marti Wyckoff
March 2015 Hiking Schedule:
Tuesday March 3rd: VENTANA CANYON/
MAIDEN POOLS, 5.2 Miles DIFFICULT.
Hike Leader: Roger Rainbolt 638-7166
Friday March 6th: SUTHERLAND/50 YEAR
TRAIL, 9.2 Miles, MODERATE +.
Hike Leader: Jim Hagemeier 744-4868
Tuesday March 10th: WILD DOG/VALLEY VIEW
(SNP-WEST), 3.5 miles EASY.
Hike Leader: Marti Wyckoff 579-7171
Friday March 13th: LINDA VISTA, 4.0 Miles,
EASY +. Hike Leader: Faith Thesingh 572-0251
Tuesday March 24th: MADERA CANYON NATURE
TRAIL, 7.0 Miles EASY.
Hike Leader: Faith Thesingh 572-0251
Friday March 27th: BEAR WALLOW/SAN PEDRO
(CATALINAS) Miles DIFFICULT.
Hike Leader: Melba Cope 744-5095
Tuesday March 31st: COCHISE STRONGHOLD,
5.2 Miles DIFFICULT. Hike Leaders: Pat Miller 3315736, Kathy Miller 331-5800
SEE YOU ON THE TRAIL! :-)
CRAFT CLUB
By Adele Suomela
Bow making the professional way and decoupage
plates completed our February Craft Club projects.
Join us for our March projects, March 2 and 9,
adorable bunny grasping a clay pot container, perfect
for a centerpiece. Then on March 16, wrapping gems
acquired at the Gem and Mineral Show with wire and
creating a gem stone pendant. Teabag folding, an art
form started in Holland, can adorn scrapbook pages,
gift or note cards will be presented March 23. Fancy
spiders, shining with beads, will be crafted March
30th.
We always welcome new members, come visit with
us any Monday, 10 a.m., in the Craft Room.
PHOTO WORKSHOP
By Bruce Balay
The photo group will be meeting Tuesday, March
10th at 10 a.m. in the Craft Room of the Village
Center. Our ‘show and tell’ for the meeting will be
recent photos of animals. If any time remains (and
there always is), mini-slide shows of your trips or
outings are always appreciated. We will use the
overhead TV in the Craft Room so bring those slide
shows on a flash drive.
Oh, by the way, we are looking for a volunteer to
bring a laptop enabling the display of your animal
photos on the wall-mounted TV. An HDMI cable will
be required for the interface from that laptop. Thanks.
SUNFLOWER QUILTERS
By Carolyn La Potin
Quilted Treasures show and sale will be Saturday,
March 28th at noon at the Culinary Club luncheon.
Our fashion show will highlight items for sale -including totes, shopping bags, evening and special
occasion bags, backpacks, aprons, table toppers and
more. All items will be lovingly made and donated by
our club members. All proceeds from the show will be
used to buy fabric and supplies for our Community
Quilt projects that are donated to needy children and
adults in our community.
Our March business meeting will be Thursday, March
5th. At this meeting, we will vote for officers for next
year. Plan to attend and vote.
Community quilt sessions will be the 12th, 19th and
26th. Please bring fabric strips (2 ½” by the width of
the fabric or whatever you have) to mix and match
with others. We have a number of 10” blocks made
from strips of various widths finished. Just a few more
and we will be ready to assemble a quilt or two.
On the 20th, we will have a work day as we continue
to create our Quilted Treasures for the show and sale
on March 28th. We will also schedule time to work on
the paper-pieced raffle quilt that we are completing as
a group. I’ll let you know in the weekly email update
when the dates have been chosen.
Our social quilting days in March are the 6th, 13th, and
27th. It will definitely be a busy month. Come and join
the fun.
SINGLES AND FRIENDS
By Ellen Bowlby
We hope that all of you had a good Valentine’s
Day and are looking forward to all of the Spring
events.
In February we had a rockin’ good time celebrating
the 60s. With Marty Freese’s help, we remembered
the Bossa Nova, Elvis, Haight-Ashbury and all the
things from that period. It was a fun evening
remembering when we were all younger and stayed
up beyond 9:00 p.m.
Here come the Ides of
March. We are going to be
having a gala Mexican Fiesta
on Saturday, March 21
beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Dinner is going to be catered
by La Olla restaurant. At
press time, the entertainment is a surprise but I am
sure that we will all enjoy it. Tickets will be $10.00
and will be on sale Tuesday, March 3, Thursday,
March 5, Tuesday, March 10 and Thursday, March 12
between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon. Plan
to come join in the festivities.
Let this be the year you step up with your time and
talents, whatever they maybe, to help the Singles and
Friends with our monthly events. There are many
options for helping to make this a vibrant club that we
will continue to enjoy.
See you all on March 21.
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DISCUSSION GROUP
By Michael T. Hertz
Discussion Meetings: March 10 and 24, 2015
Time: 7- 8:45 p.m.
Meeting Place: Craft Room
Our group is for anyone interested in thought
provoking, intellectual and stimulating conversation.
The hope is to meet in a group of around 8 members
to discuss a wide range of topics. We're planning on
setting the topic at the end of each meeting. We'll
announce the topic in the emailed Communicator.
Each member can submit questions anonymously for
discussion. Questions can be serious or light and can
include current events, politics, personal growth,
health and nutrition, science, world ideas, and
anything else that is on our members' minds. (For
example: “Are you optimistic or pessimistic about the
future of [you fill in the word]?” “Should our society
be more open to [you fill in the word]?”)
The group philosophy is inclusiveness in a friendly
and safe environment. Be always willing to listen
and learn respectfully to what others say and be open
to presenting new ideas.
To give everyone an opportunity to speak to the topic
on hand, we'll first go around the room to give
everyone who wants to a chance to say something
before opening to general discussion. We encourage
general participation.
Please RSVP at [email protected] (Tel. 3288461) to Michael Hertz. If you have questions, I'll be
happy to try to answer them.
If you are looking to meet like-minded, intellectually
stimulating, thought provoking people, join us! We're
the fun people.
SUNFLOWER FITNESS CLUB
By Marijke Augusteijn
Come, exercise with us! We were very pleased to see
so many residents at our presentation on January 23
and we welcomed some new members but we hope
that even more residents will join us and participate in
one or more of our fabulous classes.
We offer four classes taught by certified instructors.
In order to take any of them, you need your Fitness
Club membership card ($15 at the front desk) and a
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punch card ($22 for 20 punches). Participation in
each class costs one punch but you can try each class
twice for free. Our class schedule is as follows:
Fun & Fit with Violet:
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Tues/Thurs
Combination of low impact dance exercise to music,
plus pilates, and yoga moves.
Chi Kung with Violet:
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Tues/Thurs
Heal and strengthen internal organs and increase
circulation
Stretch and Tone with Violet:
10:30 - 11:30 a. m. Tues/Thurs
Build and tone muscles and increase flexibility
Water Aerobics with Robin:
9:00 - 10:00 a. m.
Mon/Weds/Fri
Strengthen and tone muscles through water resistance
exercises
BOWLING NEWS
By Michele Meier
We’ve had some impressive bowling in the past
month. Janet Yeck got the 6–7–10 split and also a
high game of 158. Irene Harvey got the 7-8-10 split.
Great pickups by these gals!
Dennis “the Menace” Walthall had a personal best
game of 215. Elaine Hewitt got a 198! Linda Ottley
had a 219 and a 204; way to go Linda! Keith Leikel
had a high series of 696 and George Massman was in
good form and turned in a series of 656.
If you haven’t bowled for a while and would like to
test your skills, we always welcome new bowlers.
We have bowlers at all skill levels. It’s an open
bowling/no teams concept. No pressure, just fun.
We bowl Friday afternoons at Fiesta Lanes. Please
come by 12:30 p.m. for a 1:00 p.m. start. Call Irene
Harvey (579-0139) with questions.
SUNFLOWER READERS
By Elizabeth Gunn
The Sunflower Readers' Group will meet Tuesday,
March 3 at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Center. They will
discuss "The Luncheon of the Boating Party," by
Susan Vreeland, a novel built around a famous
painting.
SUNBIRD CAMPERS/RV CLUB
By Joe Yearous
The Sunbird Camper/RV Club will be enjoying the
Patagonia Lake State Park Campground facilities for
our “Celebration and Welcoming of Spring” this year
during the third week of March. Most members will
be arriving on Sunday or Monday, March 16th or 17th
and some will be staying the entire week. Others,
especially those members that have sold their rigs,
will be staying a shorter period of time and using the
motel facilities in the town of Patagonia for a place to
sleep. There will be a major gathering on the 18th for
a group cookout and potluck dinner. Other events
will be somewhat spontaneous, but all will be in and
around the park or locations in close proximity such
as Patagonia, Sonoita, Bisbee or Nogales. Individual
hiking, bird watching, and other observation of the
wildlife around the lake is always an enjoyable way
to get some fresh spring air. The fishing hopefully
will be good as well.
Congratulations to Audrey and Jim Anderson who
both received medals for their performances in the
Senior Olympics Bocce Ball competition. Audree’s
team won Gold and Jim’s team won Silver.
We are always open to welcoming new members to
the club so keep in mind that the regular business
meeting is on the first Friday of each month at 10:30
a.m. in the Village Center. Come join us!!
SUNFLOWER TECHNOLOGY CLUB
By Tom Howlin
The recent security flaw with Adobe Flash is a good
example of why joining the Technology Club is a
good idea. Our members were alerted as soon as it
was announced, cautioned on how to handle the flaw
and then notified within hours of the fix being
released.
Security breaches are happening so
frequently that you need lots of eyes on the problem
and that’s just one of the things club membership
gives you.
We are happy to announce that we have added a
touchscreen laptop to the lab running Windows 8.1.
This will give members a chance to try this
technology before actually purchasing it for
themselves. We also added a wireless laser color
printer so that members using the wireless side of the
network can now print out their documents.
We have a lot of exciting training and presentations
scheduled for the rest of the year. We even have a
session about tricks and hints for finding the lowest
prices for merchandise that will save you a lot more
than the cost of the membership. We are also going
to have a repeat of our electronics expo next
November that promises to be even bigger and better
than last year.
Did I mention we’re also a fun club? We’re not a
bunch of computer geeks with a secret handshake but
a large group of people with a common interest and a
great sense of humor. Please consider becoming a
member.
SUNFLOWER TRAVEL CLUB
By Frances Gauthier
The SF Travel Club Sales Desk will be open on
Wednesdays March 4th and March 18th from 1:00 to
3:00 p.m.
Final day to purchase tickets for the March 14th
Boyce Thompson Arboretum trip that is in
conjunction with The Vintage Gardeners is March 4th.
This is an All Day trip – pack your own lunch. $38
per person. Bus arrives at 7:30 a.m.
Payment in full for The Grand Canyon Trip must
be made by March 18th.
The Texas Tenors - March 1st: Bus leaves at 1:00
p.m. and we should get back around 4:30 p.m.
SF TRAVEL CLUB MEMBERS MEETING on
April 7th - $1 charge. Agenda will include taking
nominations and voting for the SFTC Board. Please
sign up at the Sales Desk for the meeting. Light
refreshments will be served at the early evening
meeting – time to be announced later.
We are accepting nominations (self-nomination
acceptable) for any of the current positions from
President to Member at Large for the 2015-2017
season. We are looking for two additional Members
at Large along with our current Board. Board
positions and responsibilities are posted in the SF
Travel Bulletin Board at the Center. Feel free to
contact Nancy Hrigora (Pres) at 810-923-4117
[email protected] or Roger Rainbolt (VP)
at 520-638-7166 with questions.
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VETERANS CLUB
By Wes Durst, President
We were most fortunate to have an excellent
presentation by Mr. Stew Milstein for our February
meeting. Mr. Milstein has spent many years
researching letters and postmarks from servicemen
during World War II. His studies revealed some very
interesting facts about our military history of that era.
Our March meeting is another which you definitely
want to attend as our guest speaker will be Kurt
Johnson, Captain (Ret), USN. Kurt is a Sunflower
resident who is currently on the staff of Colorado
Tech University. While on active duty, Kurt served as
a JAG Corps Officer and he will be sharing his
experiences while stationed in the Middle East /
Bahrain Naval Support Activity, NORAD/
USNORTHCOM, and operations during Hurricane
Katrina and the Sept 11, 2001 attacks.
Our meeting will start promptly at 9:30 in the Fiesta
Room, Wednesday, March 4.
All Sunflower
Veterans are welcome. Dues are $1 per meeting.
VINTAGE GARDENERS
By Jan Leth
The world famous Boyce Thompson Arboretum in
Superior, Arizona is the destination of the Vintage
Gardener and Travel Club members on Saturday,
March 14. This 320 acre botanical garden melds
all of the desert plants from the rest of the earth
with those of our native Sonoran Desert.
Those members who have purchased tickets should
be at the Village Center no later than 7:10 a.m. The
bus leaves the Center @ 7:30 a.m. Be sure to wear
walking shoes, take a hat, bottled water and a sack
lunch. The bus will return to the Center at 5:30
p.m.
Members are in luck, as the Arboretum's fabulous
yearly plant sale will be just starting. The large sale
features hundreds of native plants. The Arboretum's
botanists will be on hand to help you with your
selections and answer questions. Bring a sack or a
box to contain and mark your chosen plants in the
bus's storage area so you can assure your purchases
arrive home safely.
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At 11 a.m. a botanist will be available to guide you
on a Plants and Landscaping Walk through the
gardens. During the lunch hour you may eat your
sack lunch in a shaded grove on the Arboretum
grounds.
Mark your calendars for Monday, April 13 for that is
the date that we welcome back Marcibeth Phillips
who will present a program in the Fiesta Room at
10:30 a.m. on pest management entitled “What's
Buggin' You?” Want to get rid of those pesky
critters? Attend and learn how!!!
HEALTH & SAFETY
AA FOR CONTINENTAL RANCH
The 9/11 Group of AA meets every
Thursday at 4:00 p.m.
at Lord of Grace Church at
7250 N. Cortaro Road in the Fellowship Hall
For more information, call Helen V. at 572-9691
or Bob K. at 579-1018
AL-ANON MEETING, Silverbell Serenity
Group meets Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at Lord of Grace,
7250 N. Cortaro Road in the Fellowship Hall.
For more information call
Angie at 579-1574 or Diane at 572-6977
FITNESS INSTRUCTOR
Kris Harris has been personal training and teaching
group exercise classes since 2006. She is certified
through the Aerobic and Fitness Association of
America (AFAA). Kris has also taught Mat Pilates
for the past six years and focuses on developing core
strength as well as improving balance in the clients
that she trains.
She is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from
1:15 to 3:15 to provide complimentary instruction
and advice on proper use of the equipment and
machines in the Fitness Center. Kris is available to
residents who wish to have one-on-one personal
training or want to develop a specific fitness plan.
Kris can be contacted at 520-971-9355 to set up an
appointment.
ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP
The Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group meets twice
monthly:
Second Wednesday
10:30-11:30 a.m. at Continental Reserve Urgent Care 8333 N. Silverbell Road - Meeting Room.
Fourth Monday
10:00-11:30 a.m. at Marana Health Center - 13395 N.
Marana Main St. - Community Room A.
Support groups provide a forum to share feelings,
concerns, information and serve as a way of supporting
and encouraging each other.
For information or questions, please call 520-322-6601.
PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP
The Parkinson’s Support Group meets at 10:30 a.m. the 4th
Tuesday of every month at the Village Center.
We share ideas and experiences, arrange for some physical
therapy sessions or speakers, socialize and find other ways
to support each other.
ARE YOU A SURVIVOR?
By Nicole Bolt
We all know someone who has been diagnosed with
breast cancer. Many of us have been touched more
personally by receiving the diagnosis ourselves.
Whether a person is currently in treatment, a survivor
of a few months or many years, we share common
issues, fears, sorrows, joys and insights. We return to
our daily lives with an appreciation for survival but
find a sense of shared comfort, hope and sisterhood
when we meet someone who has been through the
same experience. I am one of those survivors who
live here in Sunflower and have led the Sunflower
Breast Cancer Support Group for the past 10 years.
My background is in the medical field.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS BY
THE MARANA HEALTH CENTER
Second Tuesday
of each Month
9:00 a.m.—noon
Village Center Lobby
SUNFLOWER NEIGHBORS
By Sarah Boroson
Sunflower Neighbors is a group of volunteers living
in Sunflower who donates time, transportation, and
understanding to those in need. We provide rides
exclusively to doctor, dentist or other necessary
medical appointments when you are unable to drive
yourself. There is no charge for this service, but
donations are accepted. Please allow 4 days notice to
locate an available volunteer and do let us know if
you have special needs (wheelchair, etc.) so that we
can plan accordingly. The phone number is 3315520. In an emergency, call 911 or a taxi service.
GROWING STRONGER
By Marlene Spencer
Tuft University research shows that a program of
strength training not only improved bone density, but
also reduced falls and improved arthritis symptoms.
Balance, coordination, flexibility and endurance are
also improved. This program is based on that
research and instructors must be certified.
Our program takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays at
11:30 a.m. Please check your Sun Catcher calendar
for dates and times. There is no fee.
If you have any questions, please call Marlene at 5722554.
We are women who have survived for as little as a
few months up through 22 years. Some visit us to
obtain support while others serve to provide support.
We are all part of a sisterhood of survivors.
We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the privacy of my home.
P lease call Nicole at 572-3798 if you are interested.
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COMMUNITY NEWS
PIMA PUBLIC LIBRARY - BOOKMOBILE
The bookmobile visits our Village Center on the third
Saturday of the month. They set up in the Village
Center circle.
Saturday, March 21 from 10:45 a.m.
– 11:45 a.m.
AARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM
By Peter Taussig
Again, the Abbott Library is going to be the AARP
Tax-aide site closest to Sunflower for help in filing
your 2014 income tax returns. This service is free.
Tax counselors will be available from 11:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. on Thursdays, starting on February 5, 2015.
First come first served.
When you first arrive, you will sign in and be given
an Interview Form to complete. Please bring with
you:
Photo ID
All relevant 2014 tax documents, i.e.,1099 div,
1099 int, Social Security info, etc,
Your 2013 federal and state tax return,
Social Security numbers for all persons listed on
the return, and
Your bank routing and account number (blank
check or deposit slips) for direct deposit of
refunds.
You do not need to be accompanied by your spouse.
If you are filing a joint return, however, you will need
to get your spouse’s signature before we can e-file
your return.
If you are planning to itemize deductions, please
summarize deductable expenses into their categories,
i.e., medical expenses, state and property taxes,
mortgage interest, gifts to charities, and misc.
deductions. If you have sold stocks or mutual funds
in 2014, bring your brokerage statements that include
their date of sale and purchase, selling price and cost
basis.
Remember that Arizona personal property tax paid
when you register an automobile is tax deductible.
The personal property tax is itemized on your
automobile registration receipt which you keep in
your car.
All tax counselors are well trained and eager to help
you complete your required federal and state income
tax returns.
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COMING THIS MONTH!
By Sharon Fuller
The fabulous Tucson Festival of Books takes place
on Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15. Go
to tucsonfestivalofbooks.org to find information
about authors, presentations, complete schedules and
important facts to help you enjoy this wonderful
event. See you there!
March Special Events at the Wheeler Taft Abbett,
Sr. Library:
AARP Tax Aide Program: Thursdays in March and
April through April 9. See separate article.
One-on-One Computer Help: Check out the flyer on
the bulletin board for details on this free service and
others offered at Abbett.
Senior Mexican Train Dominoes –Play on the 4th
Tuesday of each month in the Conference Room in
the Kids’ Place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Give it
a try!
The next BIG SALE presented by the Friends of the
Pima County Public Library is Saturday, March 7,
2015 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. You can also buy bargain
books all year long in the back of the library near the
Kids’ Place to help support the FREE programs
presented by the Pima County Library.
See the bulletin board by our Fitness Center for
monthly library updates and calendar of events. If
you have any questions, call the friendly library staff
at 594-5200.
THANK YOU
By Joan Jackson and Family
My family and I would like to
thank all of our friends and
neighbors for their kindness, generosity and prayers
sent during Howard’s illness and passing. He was a
quiet man and would have been surprised at the many
condolences we have received on his behalf. After
sixty years together, he is still with us in heart and
mind. He enjoyed living in Sunflower and his many
friends and neighbors who never hesitated to say hello
with either a wave or a smile. Thank you for
remembering him.
SUNFLOWER DEMOCRATS AND FRIENDS
By Paula Singervalt
We hope to have a webpage up and running soon. In
this way, all of us can be well informed of happenings
in and around Pima County. Also, we are working on
a Facebook page. This will be another way for other
clubs and communities to learn more about us.
Our next meeting will be Thursday, March 26 at 3:00
p.m. at the Urgent Care Center on Silverbell Road.
The program has yet to be determined.
Hope to see my neighbors at the Urgent Care Center
on March 26!!
BE ACTIVE!! BE INFORMED!! GET
INVOLVED!!
LION’S CLUB
By Lion Rich & Paula Singervalt
We at the Marana Host Lions want to thank everyone
that came to Winterfest 2015. It was held at
Sportsman's Warehouse on Costco Drive.
The event was held to raise money for The Marana
Food Bank. As with all fundraisers the Lions do,
100% of the proceeds went back into the community
"We Serve". I am pleased to let everyone know The
Marana Host Lions Club will give a check for over
$10,000 to the Marana Food Bank!
There were over 60 vendors, a band, cheerleaders
from MHS, Celtic dancers, and Dan Heston who ran a
double marathon. We had volunteers from Marana
VIPs, Northwest
Fire, and the Marana PD
Explorers'. If you run into one of their members,
thank them for helping out.
We meet on the first Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at
Light The Way Church on Silverbell. We have our
second meeting 13 days later on Monday from 6:30
to 8 p.m. at Native Grill and Wings.
HOPE TO
THERE!!
SEE
YOU
THE TUCSON FESTIVAL OF BOOKS IS
COMING MARCH 14 AND 15, 2015!
By Sharon Fuller
The bigger and better, 7th Annual Tucson Festival of
Books is coming this month. Mark your calendars for
Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15 on the
U of A Campus.
Visit
the
Festival
website
at
tucsonfestivalofbooks.org to find out all about this
exciting event. At this site you’ll find an alphabetical
Authors List and a listing of Authors by Genre. There
is also a detailed Schedule of Events that lists the
authors, times, locations and subjects of their
presentations. Some of the featured authors this year
include Mitch Albom, Dave Barry, Amy Tan, Scott
Turow, Gail Sheehy, J A Jance, Catherine Coulter,
Lisa See and many more too numerous to mention.
Our own resident mystery author Elizabeth Gunn will
be there along with the most popular and impressive
authors of every genre. There’s something for
everyone!
Festival Volunteers Needed! It’s not too late to
volunteer to help at the Festival. You can select a
Festival volunteer opportunity that suits your
interests, skills and shift times that you are available
to work. And you get a FREE Festival tee shirt!! It’s
fun, it’s rewarding and you may even get to rub
elbows with some of the great literary figures of our
time.
Please
check
out
the
website:
tucsonfestivalofbooks.org. Plan your days, pick
your favorite authors and I’ll see you at the Festival!
SIGN UP FOR THE SUNFLOWER
COMMUNICATOR !
By Melissa Low
Sunflower has an excellent means of communicating
with residents. The Sunflower Communicator is an
electronic newsletter that is sent to your email
address. The newsletter does not take the place of the
Sun Catcher but it is used to notify residents of
changes in schedules, progress on projects,
corrections to past communication or any other item
of interest to the community. To subscribe, just email
[email protected] Include your lot
number and your first and last name and you will be
added to the list. Every issue of the Communicator
will contain information on how to subscribe and how
to unsubscribe should you decide you no longer want
to receive it.
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ensure a safe and secure experience. Overnight care
possible. Individual medical needs handled if
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to do some light errands.
Contact resident Noranita Arms (520) 579-3562
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I WILL PICK YOUR CITRUS AND DELIVER
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Call Joe 349-3057. Sunflower Resident.
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HOUSE SITTING – Are you looking for someone
to watch your home when you are away? That
someone could be me! Sunflower resident, reasonable
rates. Call or e-mail Noranita Arms (520)-579-3562
or [email protected]
RELAXING, HEALING MASSAGE.
Hot stone, Reflexology, Reiki. Chillie R Shummon,
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HOME CARE FOR SENIORS –*Personalized
Assistance *Skilled Nursing (assist after surgery)
*Meal preparation & Medication set up *Drive to
your doctors for follow-up appointments *Safe home
assessment *Companionship *Bathing & dressing
assistance. Sunflower resident, reasonable rates.
Noranita Arms BSN, RN (520) 579-3562 or
[email protected]
PLUMBER—If you have plumbing projects or
problems call A. Plumber! I’ve been plumbing here
since the beginning! Adam 401-3495
TAILORING AND ALTERATIONS. Custom
designed handbags. SF Resident Dottie Mowatt
579-8619
DOG GROOMING: One-on-one attention,
discount prices, dogs up to 30 lbs only. Sunflower
resident, call Shirley for appointment. 904-7478
GARAGE DOOR PROBLEMS?
KEYPADS, REMOTES, Spring. Opener repair/
replacement, safety inspections and annual
maintenance. Sunflower resident Mark Karwoski
30+ years Exp. 203-1948
GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING--honest & reliable.
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SPECIAL INTEREST CLUBS AND THEIR CONTACTS
500” CARD PLAYERS
Carol Erhardt 579-0912
Mike Donahue 572-2250
DEMOCRATS AND FRIENDS
Paula Singervalt 572-8383
Kathy Temple 579-0533
ART CLUB
Barbara Strempek 572-1906
Pat Pion 339-6626
DINE OUT
Ann Henson 744-2495
BACCHUS WINE
Mary Laurie Siebert 744-3176
BASKET WEAVING WIZARDS
Karen Donahue 572-2250
BILLIARDS
Jim Damato 744-7031
Don Clark 579-2323
BOCCE
Marty Rice 579-6451
BOOK CLUB
Elizabeth Gunn 744-4875
BOWLING
Irene Harvey 579-0139
BRIDGE: DUPLICATE
Tom Silverness 572-2365
BRIDGE: LADIES
Carolyn Hutt 419-6369
PINOCHLE
Jim Damato 744-7031
Harlan Quinn 572-0355
FITNESS CLUB
Sue Davis 444-5887
POTLUCK CLUB
Helen Crandall 987-370-1212
FUN POKER
Carol Erhardt 579-0912
QUILTING
Carolyn La Potin 572-2216
GENEALOGY
Mary Dietz 481-8894
ROMEO
Dave Glicksman 579-2741
HIKING
Melba Cope 744-5095
SHEEPSHEAD
George Gasdaska 744-2277
HORSESHOES
Irene Harvey 579-0139
INNOVATIVE DANCE
Barbara Bell-Taylor 572-9091
Phyllis Bowcott 572-1876
LINE & BALLROOM DANCING
Phyllis Bowcott 572-1876
BRIDGE: MENS
Steve Burrows 419-5597
BRIDGE: MIXED
Betty Stegmiller 572-3808
MARANA FOOD BANK LIAISON
Marti Wyckoff 579-7171
CANASTA / HAND & FOOT
Margaret O’Connell 572-1106
GOLF - Men
Bruce Berg 744-4206
Mike Clapham 904-2499
CERT
Dave Cobble 572-2474
CRAFTS
Jeanne Collins 307-0383
CRIBBAGE
Bruce Farrell 744-1776
CULINARY CLUB
Carol Taylor 989-0961
Peggy Snyder 572-0700
DANCE GROUP
Phyllis Bowcott 572-1876
PICKLEBALL
Hulett Wyckoff 579-7171
Sharyn Fincher 665-8830
EUCHRE
Bill Mattern 395-0096
MAH JONGG
Mary Laurie Siebert 744-3176
Shirley Lambert
744-6575
CASINO TRIPS
Margaret O’Connell 572-1106
PING PONG
Buzz Hoffmann 572-4258
NINE HOLE GOLF - Men
Bob Pelley 579-6766
NINE HOLE GOLF-Ladies
Jackie Chappell 579-5793
NEEDLEWORKERS
Dawn Calkins 744-4918
NIBBLERS & NOSHERS
Barry & Debbie Gretsky 572-9309
Carrie Jacobi 744-7101
PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP
Armand LaPotin 572-2216
Val Goldner 572-9580
PHOTO WORKSHOP
Pat Keegstra 572-0889
SINGLES & FRIENDS
Janice Wehausen 235-1758
SUNBIRD CAMPERS
Joe Yearous 744-9030
SUNFLOWER CHORALE
Dawn Calkins 744-4918
SUNFLOWER NEIGHBORS
VOLUNTEER TRANSPORTATION
331-5520
TECHNOLOGY CLUB
Anita Howard 404-1350
Tom Howlin 540-223-5509
TENNIS
Don Sawyer 572-6790
Susan Page 742-1373
LADIES TENNIS
Susan Page 742-1373
TRAVEL CLUB
Nancy Hrigora 810-923-4117
VETERANS
Wes Durst 402-416-6187
Billy Swartz 837-9223
VINTAGE GARDENERS
Bill Leth 579-9361
WELCOME COMMITTEE
Lynn Haye 572-6741
Liz Perry
215-805-1774
YOGA
Barbara Strempek 572-1906
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