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Tipster October 2018

BOD Study Session Thursday, October 11, BOD Meeting Tuesday October 23, 9 AM, WC3

The Tipster is published monthly by Sun City Oro Valley 1565 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd., Oro Valley, AZ 85755, 520-825-3711

Board of Directors

Email address for BOD members, GM & Assistant Manager:

John Wilson, Meade Davis, President Joy Huxtable, Tim Kelley, Debra Arrett, Director Lou Gard, Director Ted Hood, Director Management Team (area code 520) Mark Wade, General Manager, 917-8080 Robin Coulter, ......Assistant General Manager, 917-8070 Mary Cunningham, Area Maint. Supt., 917-8059 Aalt Brouwer, Food & Beverage Director, 917-8074 Michael Kropf, Course Superintendent, 917-8063 Rick Price, of Golf, 917-8086 Ken Sandrock, Supt., 917-8078 Pam Sarpalius, Director, 917-8077 Randy Trenary, Controller, 917-8060 Support Team Monica Clark, Administrative Coordinator, 917-8082 Kate Cusumano, Librarian, 917-8083 Lonnie Davis, Supervisor, 917-8073 Marsha Dean, Communications Coordinator, 917-8069 Julie Foerster, Resources, 917-8061 Angela Hong, Assistant, 917-8062 Karen Loffredo, Services Coordinator, 917-8087 Katy Mosier, Services Coordinator, 917-8058 Lisa Orach, Administrative Coordinator, 917-8065 Errick Owens, Manager, 825-3277 Kathy Peabody, Marketing & Technology Coordinator, 917-8068 Coco Sullivan, Facilities Coordinator, 917-8072 Monitor - Activity Center................................................................................................... 917-8066 Monitor - Aquatic & Fitness Center.....................................................................................917-8067 Tipster Editorial Committee Lou Phillippi.................................Co-Chair Vicki Ettleman..............................Co-Chair Carolene Mitchell.........................Secretary Brad Curtis....................................Member Arlene Douglas..............................Member Karen Koopmans............................Member Judy Martin...................................Member Mike McMinds................................Member

Barbara McNeill............................Member Paul Mercer...................................Member John Njaa......................................Member Ann Owen......................................Member Laura Pigott..................................Member Suzanne Stiles...............................Member Judy Widener................................Member

Editor, Layout and Design: Marsha Dean Advertising: Lisa Orach; Printing: Alphagraphics To advertise in the Sun City Oro Valley Tipster, call 917-8065 for information. Sun City Oro Valley Community Association provides this publication for informational purposes only and neither endorses nor promotes any of the products or services advertised herein and assumes no responsibility or liability for the statements made in this publication.

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Hours of Operation Activity Center...................................................917-8066

Mon.-Fri. .......................................................................................... 7 AM-9 PM Sat................................................................................................... 9 AM-9 PM Sun. ................................................................................................ 9 AM-6 PM

Administration (In Welcome Center).................... 825-3711 ext 120 Mon.-Fri. ................................................................................ 7:30 AM-4:30 PM

Aquatic & Fitness Center...................................917-8067

Mon.-Sat...........................................................................................5 AM-9 PM Pool Mon.-Sat.....................................................................................5 AM-8:30 PM Sun.............................................................................................5 AM-5:30 PM Children’s Hours - Daily.................................................................... 11 AM-1 PM

Catalina Vista....................................................825-8613

Mon.-Fri. .......................................................................................... 7 AM-9 PM Sat................................................................................................... 9 AM-9 PM Sun. ................................................................................................ 9 AM-6 PM

Community Services..........................................917-8065 Mon.-Fri. .............................................................................................9-11 AM

Desert Oasis.....................................................825-0495

Mon.-Fri. .......................................................................................... 7 AM-9 PM Sat. .................................................................................................9 AM-8 PM Sun. ................................................................................................9 AM-6 PM Pool .Mon.-Sat..........................................................................................9 AM-5 PM Sun............................................................................................ 9 AM-4:30 PM Children’s Hours: ............................................ Daily Noon-4 PM Except see below .Except Sun., Mon. and Thu. ........................................... Noon-1 PM and 3-4 PM Water volleyball on Sun., Mon. and Thu. ........................................... 1 PM-3 PM

Gift Shop of Sun City......................................... 917-8051

Mon.-Fri.......................................................................................9 AM-4:30 PM Sat........................................................................................... 9 AM-12:30 PM Golf Course Walking............................ Before 7 AM and After 5 PM


Mon.-Fri. ............................................................................. 9 AM-Noon, 1-4 PM Sat................................................................................................... 9 AM-Noon

Loan Room - Community Assistance­ Loan Room at Cart Barn Hours: Tue. and Thu. only.......................................8-9 AM Pro Shop.............................................................825-3110 Golf Info Line................................................ 825-0322

Daily................................................................................................. 6 AM-5 PM Driving Range hours .......................... 6 AM-1 hour before dusk, Wed., 6 AM-3 PM

Restaurant and Lounge..................................... 825-3277

Daily................................................................................................. 7 AM-8 PM Happy Hour...................................................................................Daily, 3-6 PM Recording of daily Restaurant specials..............................825-3711 ext 205

After-Hours Emergencies...................................825-1161

If you encounter something in the common areas or golf course needing immediate attention (e.g. broken irrigation) and the Administration Office is closed, please report the issue to a building monitor. However, if a situation like this occurs after all the buildings are closed, please contact the emergency line.

Want to Submit a Photo for the Tipster? Go to the website: Login >Member Services >This n That >Photo Release. Fill out the form and submit photos (two per form). Submit as many as you like. Abbreviation Legend Aquatic & Fitness Center................................................................................AFC Sun City Oro Valley.....................................................................................SCOV Welcome Center Conference Room 1..............................................................WC1 Welcome Center Conference Room 2..............................................................WC2 October 2018, Page Welcome Center Conference Room23..............................................................WC3

Association News From The Board of Directors Our mission as the SCOV Board is to lead in maintaining and enhancing the quality of life in Sun City Oro Valley as an active adult community. All Board minutes, agendas and reports are available online and in the SCOV Library. Board meetings are open to residents.

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pliments” were some (fortunately few) reports I’d heard about restaurant or administrative staff being rudely abused by someone dissatisfied with some aspect of their service. When complaints are justified, and rationally and civilly presented, they deserve, and receive, attention; complaints presented in an abusive or demeaning manner are more likely to elicit anger rather than corrective action. And when compliments are merited, why not offer them and brighten the day of an SCOV employee who has served you well? “Complaint” and “compliment”: They each have their place in improving the operation of our community and rewarding those whose efforts make that operation possible.

The Power of Words by John Wilson “Compl-aint” and “Compl-iment,” two words that start out the same but with distinct endings that evoke quite different effects. “Complaint” is a rather unpleasant word, meaning, as it frequently does, that someone expresses dissatisfaction with the actions of another. I reckon most of us would be happier if we never had to voice a complaint or be on the receiving end of one. Yet, we need complaints. Without them we might never be aware of situations or attitudes disturbing to others and meriting our attention. But most of us would prefer that the complaints be few and far between. Quite the opposite is true for “compliment.” Generally we could imagine that compliments are rendered with a smile and received with appreciation. I think it likely that most of us take pleasure in offering compliments to others for a job well done, and who doesn’t like to be the recipient of one? Complaints and compliments are part of life. Each have their proper place in the order of things. Perhaps we all know someone who seems to do nothing but complain – generally not a pleasure to be in their company. But insincerity in offering compliments is hardly a virtue, with the false kind words frequently followed by muttered negatives. Justified complaints are necessary to alert us to things that require attention, and sincere compliments brighten the lives of those who have offered us some service or kindness. What started me thinking about “complaints” and “com-

Homeowners new to SCOV

General Manager - Mark Wade 520-917-8080

Your Vote, Your Voice The results of the vote for amending governing documents is a strong indicator that the Board of Directors is listening to your voice and concerns. The Board recently sent out for a vote on two amendment issues. One was whether or not to allow the Board to contract with a single trash removal vendor. The other was if residential yard sales should be allowed in the community. The vote was close on both issues. This shows that the Board listened and saw there were enough residents concerned about the issues to get a more in-depth study through a vote. Thanks to all of you who took the time and made the effort to show where you stand on the issues by casting your ballot. This vote showed nearly 1,850 participated. This is the highest amount of participation since 2013. It shows the electronic form of voting is working well and that no matter the time of year or where you are in the world you can still be an active participant in the happenings of our community. Whether your issue passed or failed, you can be certain that your voice is heard through your actions of voting.

who have purchased within the last six months

are invited to attend...

These new owners may register at RSVP required by 10/15/18

A New Resident Breakfast Friday, October 19, 8 AM, Activity Center

Any questions, contact Kathy Peabody

What’s Inside

Association News............................ 3 Association Committees................. 7 Golf................................................ 10 Coming Events.............................. 12 Workshops and Classes................. 14 For Your Information..................... 14 Thank You Corner......................... 15

Memoriam..................................... 15 Clubs............................................. 15 Arts, Crafts & Hobbies............... 15 Continuing Education................. 19 Cultural & Social......................... 21 Dance......................................... 23 Exercise...................................... 27

Games........................................ 28 Sports......................................... 29 Travel.......................................... 31 Town of Oro Valley....................... 32 Partnered Organizations............... 32 Extended Community................... 33 Volunteer Opportunity.................. 33 Classifieds...................................... 34

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It’s More Than Living... It’s A Lifestyle! The Dream is Now Reality By Barb McNeill


he Views Restaurant is now fully open for business featuring locally competitive beverage prices during happy (7 AM-8 PM, seven days a week). In April 2018, the hours from 3-6 PM, seven days a week. Sunday Karaoke Board of Directors (BOD) approved a new “Promise” continues to draw really good amateur singers. Dancing for statement: “The Views Restaurant is, first and foremost, an more fun/exercise is encouraged. amenity serving the residents of SCOV and their guests…. For all, the goal is good food and drink from a varied menu, well served, at a reasonable price….” A Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP), consisting of staff and residents, was charged to develop recommendations to meet that promise. First recommendation: implement the kitchen remodel, incorporating needed modifications for better efficiently. Older equipment was replaced and new models relocated. Storage spaces and more refrigeration/freezer/ alcohol storage were added. While construction was being done this summer, all restaurant staff participated The Views Restaurant patrons enjoying the terrace. Photo by Paul Harvey Livingston. in extensive customer serSince the soft reopening July 27, Mark Wade reports that vice training. More employcomment cards reflect the new positive atmosphere. Reveees were hired to ensure the best customer coverage. nues are up, and he expects we will break even sooner than Lead servers were trained to projected. Food and Service ratings are 4.5 to 4.7 out of 5. What are residents saying? “If this is the new standard, The Views kitchen between demolition immediately handle customand remodeling. Mark Wade photo er/staff concerns. What does keep it up,” said Al and Wanda Johnson. Ted Hood wrote, all this mean to residents “Overall, the quality of the service has improved a whole lot.” From comment cards: “…had the plate of six veggies … and prospective buyers? We are now enjoying seasonally-changing, specialized excellent in presentation and flavor.” Another said… “fourth menus, featuring high quality, fresh ingredients, with unique meal …since the kitchen reopened. All top-notch.” Lastly, preparations by Executive Chef, Paul Blackwell. (“Try the “A-1, great place to hang out.” Long time resident and regustuffed veal next time it’s on special,” recommends Mark lar patron, Harry Dobiesz said, “If you can’t have fun here, Wade.) Chef Paul has set high standards for his kitchen you won’t have it anywhere.” Our long-term staff members are happy to be back to a staff. They are prepared to deliver what residents want, even special requests when ingredients are available. Recipes regular schedule with increased hours and are now wearare adhered to by all cooks, emphasizing consistency and ing comfortable blue uniform shirts. New staff hires are fitattractive plates. Remember that old saying, “The eye eats ting right into the team family which should improve our staff turnover rate, always a costly issue for restaurants. before the mouth/stomach?” Communication: Take a few minutes to look at the newly More of what to expect: New hostesses are greeting and seating customers, morning to evening. Food expeditors enhanced SCOV website, click on Restaurant and review garnish and bring warm meals from the kitchen to tables, the coming events and new menus. Email blasts advertise improving order-to-delivery time. Wait staff are scheduled for weekly specials. Contact staff at the Welcome Center to enmaximum coverage. Staff knows what the expectations are sure you are getting all the email blasts. Also, consult the to provide top-notch customer service. There is a manager newly-installed digital bulletin boards in all our buildings for always on duty and available for customer interaction. Don emergency and informational notifications. The Grand Re-opening festivities will start October 4. Stewart, spokesman for the BRP commented, “The BOD’s designation of The Views Restaurant as an amenity was Spread your attendance throughout the days and evenings, as there will be crowds during the busy times. Arrive early critical...allowing the managers to truly manage.” Live entertainment has been ongoing throughout the sum- to take advantage of happy hour prices or later, to enjoy the mer on the Terrace/Lounge Friday and Saturday evenings, 8 PM closing time. See you soon.


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Asst. General Manager - Robin Coulter 520-917-8070 Restaurant Remodel As we’re ticking the last few items off the punch list for the restaurant remodel project, I wanted to share about the progression. The remodel was a behind-the-scenes project, affecting the kitchen area, with an upfront impact on the restaurant operation. Focus groups and surveys were conducted to determine residents’ wants and needs. In June 2017 the Board approved $180,000 for Phase I, but scope changes were made and all that was completed at that time was the interceptor in preparation for the interior grease lines and for the architectural plans. On April 25, 2018, the Board approved additional funds for proposed changes to the originally-approved project after the presentation of the Restaurant Business Plan with a total not-to-exceed budget of $305,000. At the time this article was written, the balance of the work done on the project was $295,709, about $9,000 under budget. The project began at the end of May and was completed at the beginning of July. Our contractor was O’Neil, our architect was David Garcia and our restaurant equipment manufacturer was Paul Hoffman of AIS Industries. One of the factors driving this project was the requirement by Pima County to install a larger grease interceptor and to connect the associated lines to it. Additionally, as the architect reviewed the space, and while adequate for a kitchen, the design inhibited functionality. To correct this, the beverage station was revamped, a door moved, a door added, and proper shelving installed. The refrigerator and the dishwashing stations were switched. This makes it closer for the bussers to drop off the dishes, and it’s closer for the cooks to access the refrigerators. Also, the cooling units, replaced through our asset reserve project, are fully functioning (one unit was original to the building). A door was cut at the end of the cook line creating access to the cooling units and prep areas. Prior to the renovation, there was only one exit for the cooks. Now there are two. This has greatly improved the flow of work for the cooks. Ceiling tiles were replaced with bright white and lighting expanded or wattage increased. August was the first full month to be open. There were 93 comment cards submitted during this period with the lowest average being 4.45 in a range of 1 to 5 with 5 being the highest. The low marks and the comments of concern have been reviewed by the General Manager, Food and Beverage Director, and the Food This brighter kitchen makes it a cheerier place (happier cooks) and Beverage as well as improved visibility to see, prepare and clean. Advisory Committee to work towards eliminating identified issues. There

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were also many positive comments about the menu, food and service. Thus ends the kitchen remodel 2018 and begins the opportunity to serve our residents. Staff will be following the Business Plan benchmarks to provide good service and good food at a good price.

Programs/Facilities Director - Pam Sarpalius 520-917-8077 Tickets to Association Events Starting the first of the year we will be offering online purchasing of tickets for community-sponsored events, so you won’t have to wait in line to purchase tickets for a show . Research and details are being worked out at this time. The new year brings our first TAD Management show of the year on January 5. It will be a salute to Barry Manilow and Bette Midler. Watch for information in the November and December Tipsters. TAD shows will be presented in January, February and March. Community pools are on winter hours as of October 1. Hours can be found on page 2 of the Tipster and on our website.

Community Services - Katy Mosier Office Hours Mon.-Fri., 9-11 AM, Welcome Center 520-917-8058 Weed Control As we near the end of the monsoon season, weeds have become a topic of conversation. Residents have complained to each other and to the HOA about the numerous weeds that have developed in our community. Courtesy Notices about the “invaders” have been sent to homeowners. After receiving a large volume of telephone calls and emails about how the weeds at vacant or sometimes occupied properties have spread into pristine yards, we are again asking your cooperation in being pro-active regarding weeds. Whether you are a full-time resident or a part-time resident, please make arrangements with a landscaper to service your property monthly if you are not cleaning up your own landscape. This is especially important during the monsoon season and shortly after. If you have no objection to using a pre-emergent, please talk to your landscaper or pest control vendor about when and how many times a year pre-emergent is spread. Homes that have few weeds during the year usually have pre-emergent applied. As Ben Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

Unit # 1 2 3 6 7 7 7 7 18 12 01A

Welcome New Neighbors – August Name From Pamela Year Jane & Robert Krabbeler Freda & Timothy Boyles Megan & Keith Jacoby Lola & Scott Schlapkohl Joan Swanson & Neil McKay Teresa & David Couture Judith Prawdzik-Dolton & Douglas Dolton Judy & William Kidd Patricia & Joseph Bredau William Van Haaften

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Statement of Revenues Expenses Results Operations Statement of Revenues & and Expenses andand thethe Results ofof Operations

Revenues: Annual H.O. Fees Capital Contribution Fee Golf Revenues Activities Revenues Restaurant Revenues Interest Income Other Income Gross Revenues




$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $

289,931 27,695 82,420 6,338 82,614 16,369 29,141 534,508

$ 1,740,810 $ 55,131 $ 149,010 $ 9,948 $ 102,528 $ 30,507 $ 88,392 $ 2,176,326

$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $

1,740,810 48,330 117,410 8,670 114,300 6,000 64,445 2,099,965

Asset Reserve Contribution Contingency Fund Contribution Wash Fund Contribution New Capital Acquisitions Restricted Use Revenues Net Operating Revenues Expenses: Wages & Benefits Cost of Sales Utilities Repair & Maint. Supplies & Expenses Depreciation Total Expenses

$ $ $ $ $ $

(3,230) (45,972) 485,306

$ (1,085,000) $ (13,368) $ (24,880) $ (7,813) $ (88,490) $ 956,775

$ $ $ $ $ $

(1,085,000) (27,368) (24,880) (8,000) (59,850) 894,867

$ $ $ $ $ $ $

291,537 46,083 71,776 9,793 89,090 115,000 623,279

$ 584,029 $ 59,827 164,285 $ $ 18,509 $ 191,296 $ 230,000 $ 1,247,946

$ $ $ $ $ $ $

572,693 54,910 174,654 20,850 183,825 230,000 1,236,932

Restricted Fund Expenses Net Operating Expenses

$ $

(117,678) 505,601

$ (242,282) $ 1,005,664

$ $

(230,000) 1,006,932






Results of Operations

Above is a summary of the Revenues and Expenses and the Results of Operations for the first two months of the 2018-2019 fiscal year. A copy of the report in greater detail can be found on our website, Login after hovering over the Members tab and selecting Financials. At this page you will find the monthly Financial Statements as well as the Annual Budget for the current Fiscal Year and a copy of the Annual Budget for the coming year.


2 Months 2018-2019

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If you are interested in more information regarding the Community’s finances, we encourage you to attend the Finance & Budget Committee meeting which will be held Monday, October 22, 1 PM, WC3. If you have any questions, please feel free to call me at 917-8060, or email me at Randy Trenary, Controller

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August 2018 Housing Resale Information Resales 2018 2017

For the Month 11 11 2017 Total Sold - 207

YTD 151 158

2018: Active Listings as of 8/31/2018........................... 10 2017: Active Listings as of 8/31/2017........................... 16 Source: TARMLS®

August 2018 Average Age of New Owners:


Coffee and Conversation with the General Manager and a Board Member

An informal exchange of information. Monday, October 1, 10 - 11 AM Activity Center/Navajo SCOV Library - Kate Cusumano > library Online catalog: 520-917-8083

Did you know that our library has around 13,000 items? This includes over 5,000 paperbacks, magazines and puzzles that circulate on the honor system, but at the heart of our collections are the 8,500 barcoded books, audio books, large print books and videos. Almost 40 percent of our fiction books and videos are in circulation at any given time, so if all items were returned on the same day there would not be enough room on the shelves. It’s a constant juggling act. This time of the year we have the largest percentage of items with a “New” sticker because the summer weeding leads to a lot of summer shopping. Regular print fiction and nonfiction books have a place on the “New” shelf for the first three months, and all other collections (large print, audio and video) get a six-month run sporting a “New” sticker on their spines. Several new foreign films have recently been purchased for fans of that genre. Come in and see what’s new or visit our online catalog and click “BROWSE NEW ITEMS.”

Recreation and Fitness - Lonnie Davis 520-917-8073 Why Do I Need Resistance Training? The human body has over 600 skeletal muscles. Muscle strength is a key factor in maintaining independence as one ages. However, muscle mass naturally declines, beginning around the age of 30. Without the intervention of resistance training, this natural aging process results in a loss of approximately 10 percent per decade, with an accelerated loss after the age of 59. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, sarcopenia, the loss of muscle mass, strength and function related to aging, affects balance, gait, and the ability to perform daily tasks. Bone mass decreases while porosity of the bones increases; osteoporosis risk increases with age. Eighty-five percent of individuals over the age of 70 experience degenerative joint disease; pain is often associated with the degeneration which can impact performance of activities. The joints stiffen and the bone struc-

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ture becomes less solid, often resulting in a loss of height and stooped posture. Breathing can be impaired by these postural and muscular changes. I look forward to seeing you in the gym. Special Note From the Aquatic and Fitness Center (AFC) Orientation on how to use the gym equipment is held every Thursday, 1 PM, so stop in and sign up. Contact Lonnie Davis, AFC Coordinator, to discuss questions or problems with the AFC. AFC and Desert Oasis: See Hours of Operation on page 2. Tuesday, October 9, the AFC pool and spa will be closed for cleaning and shock treatment. They will reopen the following morning at the regular time. Wednesday, October 10, the Desert Oasis Pool will be closed for cleaning and shock treatment and reopen the following morning at the regular time.

Association Committees Active Health Janyce Lundstedt, 503-475-0520, Nov.-May, Second Tue., 1:30 PM, WC1

If you have noticed support groups in the Partnered Organizations of the Tipster, you may have wondered: What is a support group? In short, it is a group of like-minded individuals with the same types of issues sharing their story, and knowing that what is said in the room stays in the room. We have individual groups for caregivers, people who are grieving, those struggling with cancer and survivors of a loved one who died by suicide. Talking with others who know where you’re coming from can be very therapeutic. If you would like to join a support group or have a need for a support group of any kind, call or email Ester Leutenberg, 520-818-0016, These support groups are sponsored by the Active Health Committee.

Activity Center Renovation Chair Ed Zwerling First and Third Tue., 10 AM, AC/Hohokam Room

Members of the Activity Center Renovation Committee (ACRC) have visited several active adult HOAs and analyzed their auditoriums, meeting rooms, restrooms and lobby areas to see how they compared to our Activity Center. Most of the HOAs have much higher HOA fees than SCOV and that was sometimes reflected in their facilities and in general reinforced the need for renovating ours. The ACRC will soon be creating a prioritized list of general goals and then review them with the appropriate professionals to find the best path to success. This will be a high-level review to determine what realistic physical changes can be made within the current parking and zoning constraints. This will eventually lead to a preliminary conceptual design. Please check with the SCOV calendar for our updated general meeting schedule. If you have any questions or comments please attend our next meeting or contact us at ACRC@SunCityOroValley.Com.


Aquatic Fitness Center Advisory Chair Stan Shopa First Wed., 11:30 AM, WC1

Next meeting: Wednesday, October 3.

Architectural Review Lorie Puffett 415-902-1133 Second and Fourth Tue., 2 PM, WC3

Changes to your yard’s landscaping require approval. Minor changes may be approved by the Community Services Coordinator, assuming your proposed changes are in compliance with the SCOV governing documents. Minor landscaping changes include a few new plants; new flatwork such as brick, pavers and tile; walkway and patio coating/staining; and new crushed or river rock. Major changes require Architectural Review Committee (ARC) approval and include changes to the yard grading or drainage; major plant material additions; new water or fire features and new rainwater collectors. Please remember that any vegetation planted in your yard must be from the approved plant list found in Appendix B of the SCOV Development Standards. If you want to plant something that is not currently on the approved plant list, submit a request to the ARC.

Community Directory Chair Lisa Collins 812-344-4773 > members > member services > community directory

The annual paper phone book is in production and expected to ship sometime before the end of October. Once the books arrive, we rely on an army of volunteers to deliver the phone books to every house in our community. Each volunteer is assigned part of a neighborhood, averaging about 35 houses. Volunteers will pick up their routes 2-4 PM, Friday, November 2, in the Auditorium, and deliver sometime over that weekend. If you’d like to join us, email me. Did you miss the deadline for the paper phone book? No worries, you can still update your listing in our online directory. The online version is updated monthly, thus always has the most up-to-date information. To update your listing in the directory, complete the online form “To change your directory listing….” Or you can fill out an orange card at the Welcome Center.

Consumer Referral - Vendor List Susanna Moran

Here are directions for looking up the Vendor List on the website: Go to > Members > Member Services > Consumer Referral Vendor List > Read More. The Vendor List was formerly the Consumer Referral List. The Vendor List may be viewed at the Monitor desk in the Activity Center during business hours. Vendors should email Susanna Moran to inquire about applying to be on our Vendor List.

Election Special SCOV Vote Results On September 17, 2018 a vote concluded on two issues. Both initiatives required a majority of the total votes in the Association or two-thirds of those Members voting on the matter, whichever is less. (19th Bylaws, Article 11 and 1st Amended Master Declaration 9.2). The vote results are as follows: Proposed Action #1 was to allow the Board to


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contract with a single company as the provider of regular trash removal and recycling services to all residential Lots, with the costs to be included in the annual homeowner fee. There were 1,848 votes cast (1,192 for, 656 against) with 1,232 votes needed to pass. The single vendor waste and recycling action failed. Proposed Action #2 was to prohibit garage and yard sales on residential lots. There were 1,843 votes cast (1,258 for, 585 against) with 1,229 votes needed to pass. The prohibition of garage and yard sales passed. This is the report of the Election Committee on the September 17, 2018 vote.

Finance-Budget Chair Sharon Miller Fourth Mon., 1 PM, WC3

This month’s agenda will include a presentation of the SCOV Association’s audited financial statements and supplementary information for years ended 2018 and 2017. The independent auditor’s report is provided by HBL CPAs, which is contracted to perform the audit. Committee agendas, minutes and financial reports are posted on the SCOV members only website. Typically, the current monthly agenda is posted on the Monday prior to the meeting date. Please contact Sharon Miller for more information.

Food and Beverage Advisory Chair Barb McNeill Oct.-May, First Fri., 2-3 PM, The Views Terrace The committee keeps a finger on the pulse of The Views Restaurant customers, so when advice is provided to management, it reflects what residents want/need. Several suggestions were offered and are currently in place. Happy hours are now consistent from 3-6 PM, seven days a week, with evening hours extended to 8 PM. Sandwiches and lighter menu options are available in the evening. There are happy hour, bar food and beverage menus and an all-day Sunday menu. Your favorite name brand alcoholic beverages are back in stock: Jim Beam, Jack Daniel’s, Tito’s, Tanqueray, Absolute and Crown Royal. Try the healthy items like the Farm Dinner (six fresh vegetables with optional chicken) and the Veggie Scramble (chick peas, spinach, mushrooms, onion with an optional egg.) For those with bigger appetites, the Prime Rib special on Saturday and Pork Tenderloin sandwich continue to be favorites. We will continue to solicit your ideas and suggestions through surveys, comment cards and feedback.

Friends of the Library Lynne Davis Pat Brown

Fall has arrived, though the temperatures may not reflect it as much as it does for our northern neighbors. I spent the summer on trips to my past, including one to the town where I first remember the library, my favorite place to go. Those steps and that railing were so high (I was 3-years-old) and they have grown smaller over the years. Today, my favorite place remains the library, our very own SCOV Library. The year of events has already begun with two author talks in September, and we have one of our own residents, Jim Williams, presenting in October (Friday, October 12, 1 PM, Auditorium). His book Claiming the Desert is about early Oro Valley settlers. Don’t forget to pick up your free tickets during the week before the event at the Library. The Friends of the Library board will be meeting to plan more fun events. Watch for details.

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Gift Shop Co-Chairs Don Jovag 520-762-6030, Elaine Deeter 520-825-5388 Gift Shop 520-917-8051 Shop hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 AM-4:30 PM, Sat., 9 AM-12:30 PM

Featured artists in the Gift Shop are Karen Muench (left) and Mary Murck (right) October is here, and that means it’s time for the Arts and Crafts Festival. Visit the Activity Center Saturday, October 6, to see what your fellow SCOV neighbors have created for your purchasing pleasure. Mary Murck’s clay designs are mostly utilitarian, but she makes decorative items as well. “I really love angels and birds and draw my own designs and patterns. I am obsessed with hand building and constantly think of the next project. Doing what I love to do in this beautiful place is just wonderful!” Karen Muench offers whimsical prints and greeting cards. Her art reflects the colorful, carefree southwest and its icons. Karen states, “I paint what I want the way I want to paint it. My media is watercolor, but because I layer my paint, the end result often looks like an acrylic painting.”

Government Affairs Chair Laura Dore 520-338-1016 Second Wed., 1 PM, WC1

The GAC works to bring to SCOV politicians and subject matter experts who can educate and inform us about candidates, legislation and other issues that impact our community. These might include anything from taxes and voter registration to safety issues, land use or utilities discussions. Our meetings are open to the public.

Greens Reconstruction Chair Howard Schulz See online Board & Committee meetings calendar for dates/times

Why are The Views’ greens in a vulnerable state? I have shown some of this information in the past but feel it is important to share again. The primary factors are the compacted subsoil under the greens and the build-up of salts since Oro Valley mandated the use of reclaimed water for our golf course. Both factors impact our ability to grow healthy grass root systems and fight grass diseases. While our golf course superintendent, Mike Kropf, has done an excellent job keeping the greens viable and playable, he is concerned that time may be running out. The Views Golf Course was built in the 1980s without a subsoil drainage system, which is a 12-20 inch engineered subsoil layer of soil, sand, and gravel that allows water and constituents to drain and roots to grow to healthy levels. Sixteen other golf courses in the Tucson/Oro Valley area were investigated, and all have adequate subsoil drainage systems. The Views does not. Del Webb built similar golf course greens at Sun City in Phoenix. Three of those courses have already reconstructed their greens and installed engineered subsoils, while a fourth course is being reconstructed this summer. Recent core samples taken of The Views greens in February, 2018 (as seen below) highlight the issues:

Sample of Tucson Golf Courses Water Infiltration Rates (in/hr) Feeder Roots Below 4 Inches

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Normal Designed Greens



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Loan Room - Community Assistance Chair Gay Russell 520-825-5763 Meeting Third Thu., 3 PM, WC1; Loan Room hours: Tue., Thu., 8-9 AM Our SCOV Loan Room is open throughout the year and is getting busier with our winter visitors and part-timers beginning to return. For those new to our services, we loan to SCOV residents medical items for short-time illnesses; tables and chairs for parties and neighborhood get togethers; and many children’s items and beds for visitors. We loan on a first-come, first-served, basis, and reservations may be made on our website or at the Loan Room when we are open on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Reservations may be made up to two months in advance. It is good to plan ahead for holidays, since those are our busiest times. Please feel free to visit us to see what we have available.

Marketing Chair Pete Coy 360-739-4100 Fourth Mon., 3 PM, WC1 Oro Valley Town Council Candidate Forum on August 4

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The committee meets October 22. Those interested in helping to promote and market SCOV, please submit a Committee Member Application form which can be found under Members > Committees on the SCOV website.


Neighborhood Pride Chair Tempe Johnson 520-825-6994 Third Tue., 2 PM, WC3 Have You Been Away? If you have been away for awhile, the foliage and weeds really grew in your yard. Don’t forget to remove weeds which appear in cracks of your driveway, your sidewalk, and where the cement meets the blacktop of the street. If your plants protrude over sidewalks, they need to be trimmed back so they don’t injure passing walkers. Suckers under trees should also be cut off, down to the ground. If you have preemergence applied to your yard to stop the germination of seeds, you won’t have as many weeds next year. Check with your landscaper or pest control professional. With cooler weather here, take a look at your mailbox, flag and post to see if they need painting. If you can’t do the job yourself, check the Consumer Referral Vendor List on our SCOV website for the name and number of someone who will do it for a nominal fee. Welcome back, and please continue to take pride in doing your part to keep up the excellent appearance of our community.

Nominating Are you a strong leader? Do you have friends who are strong leaders? The Association is seeking nominations to fill three seats on the Board of Directors. Nominations will be received through December 1. If you have a nomination, please submit it through the website, Members > Members Services > This & That, or by the form available in the Administration office.

Posse Chair Larry Clark 520-404-7664 Meeting First Tue., 3 PM, Desert Oasis (must be logged in first) Preserve and Enhance Lifestyle and Property Values Chair Don Stewart, 618-980-3878 Properties Chair Rich Oaks Third Thu., 9 AM, WC1

Semiannual inspections of SCOV facilities are one of the Property Committee’s primary functions. The purpose of the inspections is to identify the condition and maintenance needs of SCOV facilities and grounds. Committee members, together with HOA maintenance staff, will conduct an inspection during October. The Properties Committee works on a variety of tasks like this during the year. Our next meeting will be on Thursday, October 18.

Tipster Editorial Co-Chair Lou Phillippi 520-638-6957 Co-Chair Vicki Ettleman 520-519-9781

A word about photos: In general, photos taken with a cell phone can be used in the Tipster, but be sure that you send or download the full-size photo. Do not select “small” when you send the photo to your email. Ideally, photos should be a minimum of 500 KB. Also, be cautious of copying photos or artwork from the Internet, as these are frequently too small in size and are often copyright protected. Photos that are too


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small or unsuitable will not be published. The next Editorial Committee meeting is Monday, October 15, 9 AM, WC3.

Director of Golf - Rick Price 520-917-8086 The overseeding is now complete. The driving range is currently available to hit balls off of mats only until the course reopens Monday, October 8. As a reminder, once we are open for play, it will be cart path only on the golf course until October 26. It has been an extremely busy first quarter of this fiscal year, and I don’t see it slowing down anytime soon. If you have any feedback or suggestions on the golf operations, please contact me directly. Now let’s talk about testimonials. You know this type of social proof is important, and good testimonials can greatly improve our sales conversions. If you would be interested in sending me a testimonial about your experience with play on the golf course or in general on the golf operations, I look forward to hearing from you. Also, we have a Referral Fee Program for first-time annual golf pass sales. It’s as simple as any individual who makes a referral resulting in the purchase of a first-time annual pass sale (resident or nonresident) will receive a 10% Pro Shop credit for the amount paid for the pass. Prior to, or with the purchase of a pass, complete and submit the referral form to the Pro Shop. We look forward to another great season and would like to welcome back all our seasonal residents.

Superintendent - Michael Kropf 520-917-8063 October is the starting of a new season of golf. The golf course has been overseeded so there are different colors of green on the fairways, tees and greens. This is a good time to remind golfers about changes from summer to winter play. The divot mix will be replaced with a sand and seed mix that is to only be used on fairways and tees that have been overseeded. This year, the green fairway on #5 and the whole #10 fairway will not be overseeded, so please don’t repair divots with seed mix on those holes. The seed will germinate during the winter, and, when the Bermuda grass eventually turns brown, those divots will leave green spots all over the non-overseeded fairways. This also applies to all of the roughs, since they aren’t overseeded. It is a small step to help reduce extra maintenance required to chemically treat and remove the green spots. Another reminder: The course will be very wet following overseeding. Even though the irrigation is slowly turned off prior to the course opening, the ground will remain very saturated. Golf carts will be relegated to the cart paths for about three weeks to allow the fairways extra time to firm. When the carts are allowed off the paths, please try to avoid driving through low areas that are still wet. Most areas will be painted with white lines, but some areas might still be soft and can be damaged by golf cart traffic.


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Golf Advisory Chair Doug Kimble 520-825-3172 First Wed., 2 PM, WC3

Golfers will be restricted to golf cart path only until the end of October. All of our golf clubs have shown a healthy increase in members, and an increase in play means all golfers need to be responsible for raking traps, repairing divots and ball marks. Remember to check in at the Pro Shop at least thirty minutes before your tee time. Director of Golf, Rick Price, has worked hard on increasing play at our course with many new fun events for golfers, casual golfers and non-golfers. Check at the Pro Shop for what is happening in the future. A big thank you for Mike Kropf and his crew for the excellent condition of our golf course. Club members should contact your club representative if you have any concerns or questions. You are welcome to attend our meetings the first Wednesday of each month, 2 PM, WC3.

Pass Holder Benefits This month The Views Golf Club Annual Pass Holders special is

by the general meeting. The Greens Committee will be giving an informational presentation to our members. Please check in the Pro Shop the last week of October for member renewal forms and new member forms. Contact Marty Blakely.

The Views 9-Hole Women’s Golf Club Pres. Pattie Horning 248-767-6873 Membership: Barbara Armes 206-915-2609 or Louann Convey 303-718-7597 Play Thu. morning

We are ready to start our regular season in November and are eager to see our seasonal residents returning once again. To our new residents and new golfers, we would like to invite you to play 9 holes with some very fun-loving ladies on Thursday mornings. The season runs through the end of April, 2019. Summer residents continue to play all year. Our first golf date is Thursday, November 1, followed by a luncheon and general meeting in the Activity Center. Please contact one of our membership chairwomen or the Pro Shop for more information.

$5 Hot Dog & Chips Not a Pass Holder?

Call the Pro Shop at 825-3110 for details.

The Views 18-Hole Men’s Golf Club Pres. Kevin Devaney Membership David Flatness 425-443-3708 Play Wed.

Welcome to returning and new members. With the completion of overseeding, the golf schedule exhibits new life. here are the opportunities: Stableford, October 10; Scramble, October 17; Oh Crap Scramble, October 24 and October 31, 1-5, 2-4, 3-3 Better Ball. Immediately after the October 24 game, there will be a membership meeting known as a BASH. Food and beverages will be served for a nominal fee. Buy your ticket in advance. October games are all four-man team events and the ProShop creates the pairings with a mixture of various skill levels. If you’re new to the area and would like to join this golf group, contact Dave Flatness.

Men’s Nine-Hole Golf Club VP Mark Fuller 612-978-9901 Membership David Chatterton 520-204-5636 We play 9 holes Thu. morning

The Views 18-Hole Women’s Golf Club Pres. Darlene Lamb VP and Membership Marty Blakely

The ladies of The Views are always on the move. Sixteen ladies traveled to Sewailo Golf Club for a day of golf, lunch and a little date with Lady Luck. Thanks go out to Marty Blakely for organizing the event. Our first official play date is Tuesday, November 6, followed

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Food & Beverage Director - Aalt Brouwer 520-917-8074

I am very proud of all the staff for the hard work and training they have completed this summer. The fruits of our efforts are paying off in the smiling faces of our patrons. Chef Paul Blackwell has done an amazing job structuring the kitchen for efficiency and training his staff on execution of the menu, and he has created what many think is the best menu in SCOV history. He continues to find ways to improve the kitchen operations. Errick has done a great job with the front of the house by training staff on expectations and keeping their morale up. Charlene and Cindy have stepped into the lead server roles with vigor and have done a great job directing and training staff. Stephanie and Azura continue to support Chef Paul to make sure our new kitchen stays looking brand new. For all they do, I thank all of them. In addition, I thank all the residents for their continued support and wonderful comments on the food and service. I encourage everyone to fill out a comment card or email me directly about your experience. I will share your comments with the staff, good and bad. I invite everyone to our second annual Hallows Night Dinner Monday, October 29, 5 PM. It’s a wonderful event filled with great food, cocktails and entertainment featuring Magic Kenny from the Bisbee Seance Room. Those who came last year know it is a night to remember.

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Sun City Vistoso Foundation Pres Larry Hoaglund Fourth Thu., 1 PM, Desert Oasis

We enter into our 20th year with anticipation and commitment to our mission: “Improving the quality of life for adults in Sun City Oro Valley and surrounding areas through grants to support qualified health, cultural, recreational, educational and charitable needs.” Our Foundation is completely independent from the SCOV Association, and together we can elevate and expand the life experiences of our community. Please consider how you can be a donor now and into the future. The Foundation has given over $700,000 since its inception. Our ability to meet grant requests fully depends on your generosity. Every gift we receive is appreciated and used wisely. We have a complete history of where the grant dollars have gone. Since February 2017, the Foundation has awarded a total of $73,073.84 to the following: Views Women’s Golf Club (U of A Cancer Center), Assistance League of Tucson, SCOV Women’s Aux (Emerge!), SCOV Energetic Exercise Club (NW YMCA), Kids Unlimited, Literacy Connects, Painted Sky Thunderbird Resource Center (Tutoring Program), Wheels for Kids, Interfaith Community Services, Youth On Their Own; as well as to various SCOV clubs and groups including AARP Tax Assistance, Balance Class, SCOV Library, SCOV Pop Tennis and the Community Help Group How can you participate as a donor to the Foundation? First and foremost, we are completely funded by donations from SCOV residents. Participation can take place anytime. Our primary fund drive takes place in November and December, but monthly or one-time donations throughout the year are welcomed. Please contact one of the Foundation board members if questions arise. You may send your gift to the SCOV Foundation,1565 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd., Oro Valley, AZ 85755. Individual gift cards can be found in the Welcome Center. Checks are payable to the Sun City Vistoso Community Foundation. Consider the Auto Pay Plan via our website, IRA distributions and estate plans. Thank you for your ongoing participation.

If You Rent Your Home

Please make sure your renters are aware of the following rules and rights: • Home owner must submit paperwork three days prior to renter's arrival. • The facility-use card is $25 (up to two cards), valid for the length of the lease and is non-transferable. • Access to all facilities (restaurant, golf course and Gift Shop), Aquatic & Fitness Center (including pool, gym and exercise classes), Desert Oasis, Catalina Vista, Activity Center, Artisan Center, Library and all workshops, studios, etc. • Participate in activities including use of tennis courts, pickleball, bocce ball, basketball courts, horseshoes, mini-golf, table tennis and billiards as well as join any club. • A renter will receive SCOV homeowner rates at The Views Golf Course.


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Coming Events

Items included in this section must be open to all residents and be either sponsored by the Association or be an annual club event of interest to the entire community.

Every Day, 3-6 PM The Views Restaurant Happy Hour Please join us for happy hour. Enjoy the best in live entertainment Friday and Saturday, 5:30-8 PM.

Tuesday, October 2, 9 AM Flu Shots Walgreens will administer flu shots 9 AM-Noon, Activity Center/Navajo Room. Remember to bring your Medicare or insurance cards.

Saturday, October 6, 7 AM The Views 5k Run/Walk This fundraiser for The First Tee will take place at The Views Golf Club on the golf cart paths of the front nine. Contact the Pro Shop for registration and information.

Saturday, October 6, 9 AM-3 PM Annual Arts & Crafts Festival. Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase art and crafts made by SCOV artisans at the Activity Center.

Saturday, October 6, Dusk Outdoor Movie Join us on the driving range for a free viewing of Book Club. Grab your lawn chairs, friends, snacks and drinks. The beverage cart will be on site for alcohol purchases.

Tuesday,October 9, 10 AM Tucson Museum of Art Talks We have another great season planned for you. We start off with “Caravaggio and Whistler–Artists and Rogues.” Hmmm, wonder what that is all about? The presenter is docent Leo Pigaty, a first-timer in SCOV. Please join us in the Activity Center/Navajo Room, it should be interesting. Refreshments are served. Questions? Call Rudi Punzmann 520-427-7777.

Tuesday, October 9 and 16, 1 PM Oro Valley Art Tours The Town of Oro Valley provides transportation and a tour of public art in the town. Contact Coco at the Welcome Center to join a waiting list or watch for information about tours in February.

Friday, October 12, 1 PM Author Jim Williams Local resident, author and past president of the Oro Valley Historical Society, Jim Williams will speak and sign copies of his latest book, Claiming the Desert, in the Auditorium. Come hear about the everyday lives of the early Oro Valley settlers, homesteaders and ranchers and the special issues faced by women and Hispanic settlers. There is no charge, however, to help us plan for attendance, you will need to obtain a ticket, available beginning Monday, October 1, in the Library.


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Monday, October 22, 7 PM

Friday, December 7, 8 AM

Spanish Cultural Club Join us at Catalina Vista to learn and experience Mexico’s Day of the Dead.

Nordstrom Bus Trip Get in the holiday spirit by traveling to the Fashion Square Mall in Scottsdale. Enjoy the mall decorations, shop or have lunch. Men are always welcome to this event. Traveling on a luxury bus makes the trip fun for all.

Tuesday, October 23, 10 AM U of A Art Museum Our new series begins with the topic of “High Anxiety.” The lectures are no charge and are in the Activity Center/Native American rooms.

Monday, October 29, 5 PM Hallows Night Dinner Second annual Hallows Night Dinner at The Views Restaurant. Special menu, cocktails and entertainment featuring Magic Kenny from the Bisbee Séance Room. Reservations only.

Wednesday, October 31, 10:45 AM Tipster Collation Help collate the inserts into the Tipsters in the Auditorium. It’s a great way to get some exercise and meet new people.

Saturday, November 3, 9 AM Accessories Boutique and Luncheon The SCOV Women’s Auxiliary sponsors an Accessories Boutique with net proceeds going to Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse. Doors to the boutique will open to luncheon ticket holders from 9-11 AM. Luncheon from 11:15 AM-1 PM. From 1-4 PM the accessories boutique will be open to the public. Activity Center/Native American Rooms.

Tickets, $30 pp. Sales to members at our October 9 meeting. Ticket sales to the public, Wed., Oct. 10, 1-2:30 PM; Thu., Oct. 11, 9-10:30 AM and Tue., Oct. 16, 9-10:30 AM, Activity Center. Saturday, November 3, 7 PM The Piano Man – The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John Join us in the Auditorium for another great TAD Management show. Theater seating, no food, but drinks in containers are allowed. This is a great night of entertainment. Doors open at 6:30 PM.

Tickets, $25 pp, on sale Thu., Oct. 4, 8 AM, Welcome Center

Tickets, $30 pp, on sale Wed., Nov. 7, 8 AM See Pam or Coco at the Welcome Center to purchase tickets Thursday, December 13, 10 AM U of A Art Museum “Creatures in Art” is the topic of this discussion and presentation. For centuries, artists have depicted animals as fearsome, friendly or symbolic. Join us in the Activity Center/ Native American rooms for this free event.

Special Events for Clubs

See club articles for full details. Singles Bowling, every Friday, 1:45 PM, Fiesta Lanes Singles Dinner, Thu., Oct. 11, Social Hour 5:30 PM, Seating 6 PM, Activity Center/Navajo Room Kactus Kickers, Fri., Oct. 12, 6 PM, Dance, $10 pp Day Trippers, Tue., Oct. 16, Kitt Peak, $38 pp Singles Happy Hour, Fri., Oct. 26, 5:30 PM, seating 6 PM, Activity Center/Navajo Room Day Trippers, Sat., Oct. 27, Erma Bombeck at Wits End, Arizona Theater, $50 pp SCOV Rock and Roll Club, Sat., Oct. 27, 6:15-10 PM, Halloween Dance, Auditorium Tennis Club, Sun., Oct. 28, 1 PM, welcome back mixed doubles and social Tennis Club, Wed., Oct. 31, 9 AM, ladies round robin and social Hiking Club, Tues., Nov. 6, fall picnic at Catalina State Park Day Trippers, Wed., Nov. 14, Butterfly Wonderland and OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale. Lunch at the Talking Stick, $96 pp Day Trippers, Sun., Dec. 9, 1-4 PM, annual Christmas party, Auditorium, $22 pp Day Trippers, Wed., Dec. 19, The Duttons, Lunch at Longhorm restaurant and 3 PM matinee, $68 pp

Wednesday, November 14, 1 PM Author Leo Banks Local resident, journalist, author of four books and 20 years’ worth of stories for Arizona Highways, Leo Banks, will speak and sign copies of his first novel, Double Wide, a Western crime novel which won two 2018 Spur Awards. The event will be held in the Auditorium. There is no charge, however, to help us plan for attendance you will need to obtain a ticket, available beginning Thursday, November 1, in the Library.

Join the Posse The Ultimate Neighborhood Watch Keep our neighborhood safe. Call Larry Clark 520-404-7664

Tuesday, November 27, 10 AM U of A Art Museum Once again, a great topic from the museum in the Activity Center/Native American rooms. The topic of discussion and presentation is, “The Impressionists and Their Impact on the Art World.” No charge for this event.

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SCOV Name Tags Name tags with our logo are $8 each. The order form is available at Log in first then >Member Services >This & That >Name Tag Order Form.


Workshops and Classes

For Your Information

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Classes Classes are held the fourth Wednesday of each month, 1:30 PM, WC1. Lonnie Davis teaches these classes. To attend, you must register ahead of time by calling Lonnie 520917-8073. You could save the life of a loved one. The next class will be October 24.

The items under this heading are provided as a service to residents. SCOV assumes no responsibility or liability for the information contained therein.

Association-Sponsored Fitness Purchase a punch card from the receptionist in the Welcome Center, $20/10 classes. You may use this card for all SCOV-sponsored fitness classes. It can also be used by your guests. There is $3 drop-in charge if you do not have a punch card. Aqua Zumba®: Balance Class: Chair Balance Class: Cardio Chair Aerobics: Core Conditioning: Sunrisers: Sweat Stretch: Water Aerobics: Zumba® :

Tue., 1-2 PM, AFC Pool Mon., 10:30-11:30 AM, AFC Fri., 10:30-11:30 AM, AC/Dance Studio Tue., Thu., 10:30-11:30 AM, Sat., 9-10 AM, Catalina Vista Mon., 5-6 PM, Wed., 3-4 PM, AFC Mon., Wed., Fri., 7-8 AM, AFC Tue., Thu., 7:30-9 AM, AFC Mon., Wed., Fri., 9-10 AM, AFC Pool Tue., 9:15-10:10 AM, Thu., 4-5 PM, AFC

ILR Samplers Come one, come all to the fall season of Samplers from the Institute for Learning in Retirement. Samplers are at 2 PM on Thursdays, Catalina Vista. Many of our speakers are SCOV residents or have been suggested by you, the audience. So come to our programs, and help us find speakers that interest you. Contact Sally Evert with questions or suggestions. All SCOV residents and your guests are welcome. No sign-up, cost or membership needed. Bring your resident’s card for building access. October 4: How New Medications Gain FDA Approval: a Critical Appraisal. Dr. Robert Lipsy, Ph.D. October 11: 4-Footed Caregivers: the Truth About Service Animals. Ms. Joanne Turnbull October 18: 11,000 Years in the Canada del Oro Valley: The Prehistory of Sun City and its Environs. Mr. Henry Wallace, M.A. October 25: Global Warming. Mr. Warren Beck Parkinson’s Exercise Classes Classes are held Mondays and Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM, WC3. Caregivers are welcome to attend classes. Ray Jerkins 520-219-3561. Spanish Language Classes Classes will be starting in early September. Myriam Barrientos 520-906-8334 Review the many levels of classes available at

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American Red Cross Blood Drive A single-car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood. You can help replenish the supply by donating at Sun City Oro Valley’s drive Thursday, October 11, 8-11 AM, Auditorium. The entire process takes about one hour; the actual donation of a pint of whole blood takes eight to ten minutes. Schedule an appointment by calling the Red Cross 1-800-448-3543 or by visiting Coffee Cart The Coffee Cart will return to the Kachina Lounge Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-10:30 AM starting Monday, October 22. Costume Closet The Costume Closet is in the Loan Room at the Cart Barn. Costume checkouts and returns are by appointment only. Call Marty Siracusa 520-825-6961 or Betty Verderese 520825-7811 to schedule an appointment. Cash donations are always welcome. We will be open every Saturday during October 10 AM-Noon and on Saturday, November 3, 10 AMNoon to checkout or return costumes for Halloween parties. Any other time is by appointment only. Introduction to Tai Chi – Free Class Thursday, October 4, 10-11:30 AM, AFC/Studio 1. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that involves slow, focused movements. Because of the benefits for balance, strength, and improved breathing, it is an exercise especially suitable for seniors. Tai Chi Club is proud to offer you this chance to work with our two expert and experienced Tai Chi masters. See the Tai Chi Club article on page 27 for more information. Jazz Musicians Sought Seeking intermediate musicians to be part of a new jazz band in Oro Valley. We will play high school level swing tunes from the WW II era. Looking for saxes, trombones, a keyboard, drummer, guitar and more. What do you play? Margie for more information. Vistoso Cyclists Annual Food Drive The Sun City Vistoso Cyclists club is once again asking the community to help support their annual food drive to benefit Interfaith Community Services (ICS). Monies generated by the food drive go to help provide holiday food baskets for the underprivileged in our midst and to stock the food bank shelves with staples when supplies get low. Your donation will be doubled as the Sun City Foundation is matching donations up to a total of $7,000. A donation is also a win-win situation as donors can claim up to $800/cpl and $400 pp as a contribution to the working poor, according to the State of Arizona tax code. Please make your checks out to Interfaith Community Services with “Food Bank” in the for section. Checks should be sent to Carol Knapp, 14740 N. Lost Arrow Dr., Oro Valley, AZ 85755. This will allow us to track the amount the club collects.


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Thank You Corner


This section allows residents to express thanks to the community. Articles should not exceed 50 words and should not contain thanks to specific persons.

Arts, Crafts & Hobbies

You realize how important your community is when unexpectedly you are in the hospital having major surgery and your friends, family and neighbors are bringing in your trash bins, sending cards, cooking food, calling, taking you to medical appointments and making sure Richard is not forgotten. I love hugs and needed them. Thank you. Margie Golembek Thank you for supporting the Back to School collection to benefit Youth On Their Own (YOTO). We are fortunate to live in such a caring, giving community with neighbors who are positively impacting the future of Pima County by supporting YOTO. Kris Cohen YOTO/Northwest Auxiliary


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Art League Co-Pres. Caryl Thornton 520-638-7024, Judy Bjorling 520-818-1296 Bark Carving Ted Rydzewski 520-825-8624 Tue., 1-4 PM, Thu., 9 AM-Noon Artisan Center/Lapidary Clay Pres. Renee Ford 203-733-4447 Sep.-May, First Thu., General Meeting, 1 PM, Artisan Center/Pottery Orientation as needed Glaze mentoring Third Thu., 1-3 PM; Studio cleaning last Wed., 1 PM

As we head into our busy season, we find ourselves searching for space for new members. The kiln team continues to fire at will and pieces are returned with lightning speed if no special attention is required. Make sure you thank a board member or team member for their service to the club and volunteer or pitch in whenever you can to help support the work of the club. There is always something you can do to serve no matter how new you are. Note the change in orientation timing. Clay mask While always during the third full week of the month, orientation is now just one day that week, and it is up to the trainer to set the day and time. So check the schedule in the studio, and sign up for your intro to pottery. Our large club works, because we all work together.

Colored Pencil Jan Thomas 520-591-1275, Carol Fouch 817-751-8154 Fri., 9 AM-Noon, Catalina Vista/Art Studio

We need your aluminum cans! Put your empty aluminum cans to work for SCOV. Deposit only empty, rinsed aluminum cans in the box outside the Activity Center kitchen door. The Community Assistance Committee uses the funds from recycling to purchase items for the Loan Room. Sun City Oro Valley Tipster, October 2018

Are you fascinated with changes in colors and patterns? Do you like details? Colored Pencil may be just the club for you. It is an easy, forgiving medium Many in our colored pencil group are also working on scratch- but does require patience. board and this is a small example Basic drawing skills are helpful, especially if you want to venture into scratchboard which some in our group enjoy. We have many resources to help get you started and helpful advice for beginners. Come join us.


Fine Arts Studio Co-Pres. April Hoffman 520-329-8443, Phyllis Cutcher 520-825-2489 Wed., 9 AM, Catalina Vista/Art Studio

This month’s article is dedicated to our co-president, Phyllis Cutcher. As the result of failing sight, Phyllis is giving up her passion for pastel painting, leaving SCOV and moving on to her next step in retirement. She has been a stalwart of our club, creating beautiful artwork since our club’s inception 30 years ago. She is an accomplished artist in her medium, having studied in France for a period of time, then applying her skills back here in our Phyllis doing what she loved best. studio. Phyllis coordinated the monthly Art Talks given here in the Native American rooms by the Tucson Museum of Art staff. She arrived early each Wednesday morning to make one or two pots of coffee for our appreciative group. She participated eagerly in our studio’s weekly 11 AM artwork critiques where she always made good suggestions. She is a member of the Pastel Society of America and frequently discussed articles and happenings in that field with our group. Most of all, Phyllis is a pleasant, thoughtful, engaging lady and the embodiment of a SCOV fine artist. She is just the best of folk. Phyllis, you will be sorely missed and we wish you the very best.

Gourd Art Kaaren Drent 520-818-2343 Mon., 1 PM, and Fri., 9 AM, Lapidary Room

Modelers Pres. Fred Faust 520-907-3469 Second Fri., 8 AM, Catalina Vista/Pusch Ridge Have you ever visited a harbor along an ocean coast? If not, here is your chance. This photo is of a harbor located on the train layout in the Modelers Room. It is being built by and under the direction of model builder Photo by Tom Prall Bob Rubino. If the lights are on in the Modelers Room and someone is there, please stop in to see the harbor and the rest of the layout. All SCOV residents are welcome at our monthly meetings and the use of the Modelers Room. At our meetings, you will see what we are about, and you may enjoy a cup of coffee and a sweet roll. From time to time, we schedule field trips of interest to modelers.

Open Studio Artists Pres. Carol Nagel 520-825-3097 Thu., 9 AM-2 PM, Catalina Vista/Art Studio

If you are new to the community or just a little rusty and want to get back to your art, come join us. We welcome a variety of media, and there is always room for one more.

Japanese Flower Arranging Donald Marier 520-825-4878 Nov.-May, Second and Fourth Mon., 2-4 PM, Catalina Vista/Pusch Ridge

Japanese flower arranging, Ikebana, is the art of arranging flowers, branch materials, grasses and leaves. At its core is the beauty resulting from a combination of color, shapes and graceful lines. More than simple floral decoration, it is a form of sculpture with plant materials. Learn from certified instructors at your own pace, and make creative arrangements for your home.

Knit and Crochet Sigrid Flatness 425-213-6689 Wed., 2-4 PM, Catalina Vista, Mt. Kimball Room

Don’t have someone to knit or crochet something for? Don’t let that stop you. Whatever you like to knit or crochet, we can find an organization that is eager for donations. Several of us have contacts who will pass along your loving creations, whether it be to a teenage mother who needs baby items, Fisher House at the VA which needs afghans or Sister Jose Shelter which provides hats, scarves and mittens for homeless women. It’s a wonderful feeling to provide items that can make a difference in a person’s life. A reminder that our meeting time will change next month. We will meet Tuesdays 2:30-4:30 PM starting November 6.


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Vistoso Photo Pres. Gerda Timm 403-251-5981 Jun.-Aug., no meeting Sep.-May, Second and Fourth Wed., 6 PM, Catalina Vista

Our program on October 10 features Vicky Stromee, a professional Tucson photographer, whose niche is nature photography. Her work with a close-up lens reflects a unique eye for “Don’t Fall In” by John Moore composition and form. Her website is Our monthly competition will be held Wednesday, October 24. The category is “Reflections.” Photos must be taken after April 1, 2018. Annual dues are $20/household. Please send or bring payments to Steve Perkins, treasurer, 822 E. Royal Ridge Dr. Dues must be paid before entering competitions. In addition to guest speakers and friendly monthly competitions, our club exhibits members’ winning photos and offers educational programs. Occasional field trips will be offered


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this year. Visitors are welcome to attend any of our meetings or competitions.

Sculpture Pres. Laurie Lichaa 520-812-0198 Mon., 9 AM-5 PM, Catalina Vista/Art Studio

Most of our club’s winter residents come back to roost for the winter season this month and it’s an exciting time for us sculptors. Some return with grand ideas for their next project and some return with a blank page, ready to be filled. Lots of chatter fills the studio in early October and planning “El Caballo” by Al Burdi commences for ensuing classes. Those who worked on pieces throughout the summer show them off and inspire the rest of us to greater heights. We all settle in and do what we enjoy: creating mighty fine clay sculptures. If any residents have an interest in doing the same, please come over to our studio Monday mornings. We’ll teach you how it’s done.

Sewing Thimblelenas

Penny Burroughs 530-545-2642, Pam Miller 719-244-1396 Mon.-Fri., 9 AM-Noon and 1-4 PM; Sat., 9 AM-Noon Artisan Center/Sewing Casa Amigas

Sigrid Flatness 425-213-6689 Mon. and Thu., 9 AM-Noon, Artisan Center/Sewing

Casa Amigas’ main mission is to sew for children. However, sometimes fabric donations are not suited for that purpose. And from time to time we also receive specific requests. Then we make other items for some charities. One of the organizations we support is the Sister Jose Women’s Center. The Center is dedicated to the care of homeless women.

Cheer Bears

Pat Norton 480-993-8762 Wed., 1-3 PM, Artisan Center/Sewing Man alive, doesn’t time fly? It has been a very busy summer in the SCOV Sewing Room. We are really ready for the winter residents to return to their homes away from home. The Cheer Bears will be meeting again starting Wednesday, October 3, 1-3 PM, Artisan Center/ Sewing Room, and we enjoy meeting all ladies and men who would like to help make the cute little bears that bring joy to the hearts of children in all areas of Tucson and Aren’t we cute? Arizona. They are so cute, as you can see from the picture, but they do take many hands to make the tasks go smoothly. Joy and friendship abides in the room, and we hope to welcome many to join us. Welcome and welcome back. See y’all soon. Machine Embroidery

Sharon Larsen 520-818-2791 Training Coordinator Karin Frohlich 520-612-7379 4D Computer Training Debra Dirks 520-825-2248 Third Tue., 1:30 PM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo New day. New location. We are now meeting at the Desert Oasis on the third Tuesday of the month. This month’s meeting will be October 16. Every month we see new things and get more embroidery ideas. In September, Mary Ann Womac, a certified instructor, showed us how to use the “Cotton Theory” to complete embroidery projects, such as the purse pictured. At our October meeting, we’ll learn how to embroider on organza to make a Halloween decoration. Contact Karin Frohlich for instruction on the 6-needle embroidery machine. Instructions are available to Mary Ann’s purse using Cotton Theory any Thimblelenas member. Save the new meeting date and come on over to join us. Feel free to bring a friend with you. Check us out on Facebook to see more of our projects. Pet Beds

Jan Bohe 520-825-9725 Tue., 1-3 PM, Artisan Center/Sewing Items we have donated to this Center include aprons, tote bags, and pillow cases. These colorful and useful articles are well-received and fun for us to make. The Center appreciates having their initials embroidered on the aprons we donate. We were able to do that with help from members of our embroidery club.

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Conversation flows easily as we snip washable fabric for stuffing pillows. After a few machine stitches, they are ready for the Humane Society. Comfort is the name of the game for these cats and dogs waiting for adoption.



Carol Guibert 520-404-1462 Second and Fourth Tue., 1 PM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo

We have lots of activity for October. Tuesday, October 9, Stephanie will demo bags made from candy wrappers. October 23, Regina will present a lecture on various quilting threads: metallic, bobbin, use, etc. Sunday, October 28, at Catalina Vista we will have our second annual day retreat beginning at 11 AM until 4 PM. Signups for the retreat will be at the regular Tuesday October meetings. It will also include a luncheon potluck. Our monthly class on the last Tuesday of each month will be October 30 featuring a crazy quilt block with Carol. Again, sign-ups will be at the monthly meetings. Seniors for Kids

Co-Presidents: Jean Sax 651-436-4243, Pat Norton 480-993-8862 Sewing/Crafting for SFK, Mon., 1-3 PM, Wed., 9 AM-Noon, Artisan Center/Sewing Toy woodworking, various times, Artisan Center/Wood Shop Meetings: First Thu., 8 AM, Catalina Vista/Pusch Ridge

Our first fall meeting is Thursday, October 4. Please plan to attend. We will be discussing and authorizing funds for Christmas giving. There will be an opportunity to sign up to shop for the children at Tri-Community, which serves children in Mammoth, San Manuel and Oracle. Tapestry Rug Hooking

Ann Feeney 520-818-0340 Tue., 9 AM-Noon, Artisan Center/Sewing

Please note that we will not meet in the Sewing Room on the last Tuesday of the month for the next several months. We are donating time to the Quilters for their classes. Instead we will meet at members’ houses. Please call me to get that information. We welcome new members always and also residents who are curious about our craft.

Show ‘N Share Vicki Frakes 859-801-0525 Fri., 9 AM-Noon, Catalina Vista/Mt. Lemmon

We meet year round and always welcome new members. Members work on portable crafts such as coloring, crochet, knitting, mixed media, needlework (embroidery, cross stitch, etc.) and paper crafts (cards, scrapbooks, embroidery on paper, etc.). At Show ‘n Share we show our creations and share our ideas. No dues.

Help Collate the Tipster Once a month, residents are needed to insert flyers into the Tipster. Receive your Tipster early, share refreshments with us at the Auditorium. Usually the work is performed on the last business day of the month at approximately 10:45 AM. Call Dave or Tempe Johnson 520-825-6994.

Silversmith and Lapidary Pres. Tom Moore 503-510-2251 Shop winter hours: Mon.-Thu., 9 AM-Noon & 1 PM-4 PM; Fri. 9 AM-Noon First Mon., 3:30 PM, Artisan Center/Silversmith Studio Methodology for the beginning silversmith training continues to evolve, with the goal of consistent instruction throughout each class by concentrating on fundamental skills. Our next class will be held October 24-26. The first two days will be devoted to teaching participants how to make a simple pendant using hand tools and an acetylene torch; the half-day will be an orientation to lapidary techniques. The primary instructor for the class is a professional jeweler who has several de- So many projects, so little time! cades’ experience. Students who successfully complete the October class and become club members will be eligible for a separate, hands-on lapidary class to be held in November. If you have signed up for training and can commit to the full 2½ days, please let President Tom Moore know so that we can begin forming the roster.

Stained/Fused Glass Jo Anne Bowman 501-282-4454 or 520-441-9229 Juliet Williams 623-565-0153 Fusing: Tue. and Thu., 9-11 AM, Artisan Center/Stained Glass Stained: Wed. and Fri., 9 AM-Noon Open Studio, any time Tue.-Sun., Artisan Center/Stained Glass We look forward to welcoming our returning friends from far away places. While you were gone, we did some improvements to the club. We have two new kilns coming in and new lids for kiln two and three. We have some new molds and we have been busy with classes and new projects. Hope your summer was as productive as ours. Also, we will be selling the studio kiln. Check the bulletin board or call Jo Anne. Thank you to all the members that have volunteered to help with testing new molds and working the kiln temperatures. (Nancy, we know it was hard, but know how much it is appreciated. Thank you again.) Our club is really great due to the volunteers, and we can’t possibly do it without you.

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Water Media Co-Pres. Marlene Peradotto 716-390-2982, Darlene Charbonneau 763-442-2092 Tue., 9 AM-4 PM, Catalina Vista/Art Studio

Visit the Art Media room on Tuesdays for a cool, refreshing time with your hobby. Space is conducive for inspirational work: good lighting, resources and friends to enjoy a relaxed and productive time.

Wood Carving Bob Ash 520-282-3688 Sat., 9-Noon, Artisan Center/Lapidary

The club meets to carve throughout the year, so if you are interested in wood carving or are interested in getting started with wood carving please join us Saturday mornings for conversation and carving.

Woodworking Pres. Bill Norton 480-993-8762, VP Karen Curry 708-822-3057 Secretary Colin Kaltenbach 520-444-8214 Membership Robert Watson 520-789-7060 Bob Underland has been a woodworker for over 35 years. His compassion is building trains, cars and trucks and donating them to Seniors for Kids, to brighten up the lives of children. Bob has lived in SCOV for three years and also enjoys the Modelers Club when he is not busy in the wood shop. Our wood shop continues to be open Monday to Friday 9 AM-4 PM. We always look forward to meeting talented woodworkers as well as new woodworkers.

Continuing Education Astronomy Pres. Ron Collins 812-344-4772 Oct.-May, Third Thu., 7 PM, Activity Center/Navajo

Kicking off our Astronomy Club’s speaker series on Thursday, October 18, is Eric Christensen, the Director of Catalina Sky Survey at the U of A. NASA has tasked this group to find and track the largest and most hazardous asteroids, called Near Earth Objects (NEOs). Christensen will tell us how NEOs are detected and how they are tracked to reduce the risk of being undetected and how asteroid impacts can be averted. Impacts by asteroids have shaped the evolution of life on earth, and are an ongoing process in yhe solar system today. The Astronomy Club of SCOV is one of the largest clubs in

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our community. Everyone is invited to hear these outstanding speakers in the various fields of astronomy. There is no charge to attend, and meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month, 7 PM, Activity Center. Nelson Tilden, our stargazing coordinator, will organize Star Parties that will meet monthly starting Thursday, October 11, at dusk on the driving range. Check our website for up-to-date information.

Bible Men’s Bible Study

Jerry Anderson 520-638-6586, Rick Thomas 520-591-0475 Oct.-May, Tue., 7:30 AM, Catalina Vista/Mt. Kimball

The first meeting of our study group is Tuesday, October 2, as detailed in the header. There will be study guides available for 1st and 2nd Peter. We expect this to be a great scripture, especially important for our times so, whether you’ve been a long-time member or starting out new, we know you’ll be refreshed and blessed over the span of the next few months in God’s Word. Don’t forget the optional breakfast afterward at The Views Restaurant. Make this a year you grow in discipleship and fellowship. See you there. Precept Women’s Bible Study

Pres. Linda Miller 520-818-2716 Sec. Faith Heitmann 208-750-5886 Oct.-Apr., Wed., 9 AM, WC3

We are so excited to start our new study on Wednesday, October 3, 9 AM, “Precept Upon Precept, Knowing God’s Covenant.” Our facilitator is Deloris Lovett. We enjoy a brief time of fellowship with coffee, tea and a light snack before we get into our study time. Come join us this fall, we’d love to get to know you.

Great Books Pres. Barbara Gates 520-825-7645 V.P. Connie Armstrong 520-544-7723 Oct.-May, First and Third Wed., 2 PM, Catalina Vista/Mt. Lemmon

Welcome to a new season for the Great Books Club. In this club we read and discuss selections of thought-provoking works of literature presented in anthologies by the Great Books Foundation. We offer great conversations about great ideas. We are reading selections from Happiness and Discontent, a collection of literature, philosophy and poetry selected for discussion by The Great Books Foundation. Hopefully the readings will challenge your assumptions and spark debate. The book can be purchased from Amazon or The Great Books Foundation. On October 3 we will read “The Highest Good” by Aristotle. On October 17 we will read A River Sutra by Gita Mehta. The discussion of the reading by Aristotle will be led by Gene Bammel, a well-known SCOV ILR moderator whose favorite philosopher is Aristotle. Join us. We welcome all SCOV residents.

Garage Doors If you have a new garage door, remember it must be painted either the main body color or one of the trim colors of your house.


SCOV Book Club Pres. Sandie Roberts 847-525-9239 VP Glenda Tonkin 520-207-4802 Communications: Cynthia Kartman 414-732-3063 First Mon., 1:30 PM, Catalina Vista/Mt. Kimball

At our October meeting, we will discuss Evicted by Matthew Desmond, the 2017 Pulitzer Prize non-fiction award winner. Evicted tells the story of poverty and homelessness through the prism of the people of Milwaukee in 2008-2009 who were threatened with eviction from their homes. Dr. Desmond, a Harvard professor of sociology, brings urgency to the importance of recognizing the role of housing in poverty. In November, we will discuss the best-selling novel by Mark Sullivan, Beneath a Scarlet Sky. This is the true story of an unsung hero of WW II, Pino Lella, a Milanese teenager who used his unique opportunities and gifts to spy for the Allies.

Computer - Vistoso Computer Society (VCS) Pres. Leo Belardinelli 520-989-9314 Membership David Johnson 520-825-6994 General Meetings, Nov.-Mar., Second Mon., 1 PM, Auditorium

Genealogy Pres. Andrea Houston Monitor Training Pat Brown Mentoring Holly Gibson 303-548-1299 General Meetings Oct.-May, Second Tue., 1 PM, Activity Center/Navajo

To start our fall season, join us for our monthly meeting, Tuesday, October 9, 1 PM, Activity Center/Navajo. We welcome a new speaker, Bridgette LeFevre, guiding us through “Beginning the Investigation.” Bridgette is active at the Tucson Family History Center. Thinking of delving into finding your ancestors? We invite you to our meeting to find direction to start your search. Our group prides itself with so many tools to assist you, our members: genealogy library, lab computers with paid and available free to you, various classes led by our members, guest speakers, as well as individual guidance. Grab a pamphlet and an application form outside our door in the Welcome Center to join.

ILR - Institute of Learning in Retirement Pres. Jane Myerson Curriculum Randy Myerson Registration Karen/Sherwin Koopmans Samplers Sally Evert

Fall 2018 courses begin Monday, October 1, with “Oscar Hammerstein II: A Life in Lyrics,” presented by Jim Williams and “Philosophers Speak of God,” moderated by Gene Bammel. Starting on Tuesday, October 2, is a course facilitated by Jack Peradotto entitled, “A Million and One Gods: Making Sense of Polytheism” and Marion Cimmino is presenting a class called, “Desert 101.” Don Shepperd’s class, “The U.S. in the Real World,” has a delayed start date. Check the website for beginning times, dates and locations as well as any other updates. Do you have everything you need for classes? We suggest bringing your ILR nametag, notebook and pen, water, and a bag to carry everything including any handouts you might get. Another item to bring to class that you might have


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overlooked is a great attitude. Come ready to learn, appreciate the expertise of your instructor and the material presented and be receptive to comments by classmates. You might just pick up a new idea or two. And be sure not to let your emotions and beliefs get in the way of learning. Adopting this attitude will enable you to see things differently and facilitates learning, which can decrease polarization in society. Samplers begin Thursday, October 4. See the list of topics and presenters under Workshops and Classes, page 14. The trip to Britain is still taking resevations. See Vickie Tefft at Bon Voyage Travel at the office next to Walgreens in the Rancho Vistoso-Oracle shopping center.

Natural Health and Wellness Sherokee Ilse 520-818-3279 Third Wed. 3-4:30 PM, Catalina Vista, Mt. Kimball/Pusch Ridge

Our club resumes meetings in November. Please note: Due to an early Thanksgiving, the meeting is the second Wednesday, November 13. This season we have great speakers lined up on topics such as: thermography, CBD oil and medical marijuana, Emotion Code/Theta Healing, Heal Your Past/Heal Your Future, Dangers of Over-Medication. Our November speaker is Dr. Greg Petersburg, D.O., of Tucson,, Pro-active Aging Medicine. Embrace and celebrate natural aging and every stage of life; optimize whole-person well-being and vitality: physically, intellectually, emotionally and spiritually and prevent, diminish, delay or reverse pathological causes of premature aging and mortality Dr. Petersburg specializes in lifestyle and proactive aging medicine. Individuals who aspire to take control of the aging processes and optimize the aging experience travel from coast to coast to seek his clinical expertise.

Poets Corner Sharyn Rafieyan 520-825-6762 Mon., 9:30-11:30 AM, WC3

While October in Tucson heralds a tapering of summer’s searing heat, Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poem lyrically captures the essence of fall in New England and the nonchalance of youth unconcerned about the coming of old age. “October is the treasurer of the year and all the months pay bounty to her store. The fields and orchards still their tribute bear, and fill her brimming coffers more and more. “But she, with youthful lavishness, spends all her wealth in gaudy dress…Her garments trail the woodlands through, and gather pearls of early dew that sparkle till the roguish Sun creeps up and steals them every one …Whole-hearted, happy, careless, free, she lives her life out joyously, nor cares when Frost stalks o’er her way and turns her auburn locks to gray.” Poetry, like living in Tucson, can write the white right out of winter. Not receiving the weekly email newsletter

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Different Drummers Women’s Circle Zona Boss 520-638-6644, Colleen Cottrell 520-825-8393 Wed., 1:30-3 PM, Catalina Vista/Mt. Lemmon


Catalina Sunset by Sheryl Hester

Cultural & Social Barbershop VLQ (Very Large Quartet) Kactus Krooners Mike Moyer 520-818-6509 Oct.-May, Mon., 10:30 AM-Noon, Desert Oasis

Love those Barbershop harmonies? Got a song in your heart? Want to hear and feel and learn what it’s like to blend your voice with others, barbershop style? Come join this mixed (men and women) a cappella chorus in song for just one hour every Monday morning starting Monday, October 29. SCOV visitors welcome. There is strength in numbers, the more the merrier.

Democratic Club Pres. Laura Dore 520-338-1016 Second Sat., 1 PM, Activity Center/Navajo

Come join us Saturday, October 13, 1 PM, to hear any updates about and to help with the November election. Early ballots will be mailed October 10, so the push is on. As President Obama said in his speech on September 7, “What’s going to fix our Democracy is you!” Don’t forget to bring nonperishable foods and/or monetary contributions for Impact of Southern Arizona. We welcome anyone to our meetings. Come check us out.

Dining - Prepare & Share Pres. Alan Bancroft 520-907-4121 VP Colin Kaltenbach Treas. June Rector 520-818-9228

Dog Club - Fido’s Friends Pres. Lynne Wohner Membership/Treas. Marj Young 360-913-8062 Nov., Jan. and Mar., Third Thu., 1 PM, Activity Center/Hopi

Fido’s Friends is the club that operates the SCOV Dog Park, located on Del Webb Blvd., and you must be a current club member to use the park. Dues are just $10 per calendar year with a one-time $10 key fee. Call our membership chair, Marj Young, for more information and to become part of our dog community. Mark your calendars for our next meeting Thursday, November 15, 1 PM. A great way to get acquainted with Fido’s Friends.

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We have new drums and percussion instruments donated to our club. Stop by Catalina Vista Wednesdays at 1:30 PM and try out one of these instruments. You are always welcome. The Different Drummers Women’s Circle provides a community drum circle for any woman wanting to connect with others through hand drumming using African Djembe drums, hand-held Native American frame drums and other small percussion. Drums and instruments are provided for guests. Join us to drum, laugh and meet new friends. People worldwide for centuries have used group drumming to energize minds and bodies, strengthen community bonds, release stress and celebrate life.

Garden Club Pres. Wendy Hughes 503-703-9563 VP, Barbara Marshall 520-825-0618 Oct.-Apr., Second Tue., 12:30 PM, Auditorium

The Garden Club has garnered some exciting speakers to share their expertise and experiences about gardening in the desert. Join us for our first meeting of the season Tuesday, October 9. The topic members most asked for at the end of last season was information on how to grow vegetables in the desert. Our October speaker has all the answers for you. A speaker for our November meeting is in the works but will absolutely add to your desert gardening knowledge. We also have a trip planned to visit Mesquite Valley Growers set for Thursday, November 15. More details to follow and you can sign up at the monthly meeting. If you would like to sign up to bring appetizers or desserts to any of our monthly meetings, contact Phyllis Austin, our new hospitality chairperson at 805-341-5176 or Membership is $5 pp and $8/cpl, contact Florence Duckett at 520-8251994 or

Havurah Liz Kinslinger

Our first general meeting of the fall is Monday, October 15, 6:30 PM, Catalina Vista. David Druckman will speak on “Roosevelt and the Jews.” On Saturday, October 20, we will have a Havdalah service at 5:30 PM in the Navajo Room. A chicken dinner will be served, priced at $7 for members, $12 for nonmembers. Finally, bocce ball will return to its Sunday morning time on October 7. We play 10 AM-Noon, and all are welcome.

Havdalah dinner tickets on sale Tue. and Thu., Oct. 9 and 11, 10 AM-Noon, Activity Center


Early Music Recorder Ensemble Joyce Minks 520-825-0642 Tue., 12:30 PM, Catalina Vista/Pusch Ridge

Have a recorder (the musical instrument)? Want to learn or improve your skills? Would you like to play in a group? Soprano, alto, tenor and bass recorders are welcome. Enjoy the harmonies of an ensemble. Music is provided. Just one hour every week. SCOV visitors welcome.

Republican Club Merritt McGlothlin 520-572-7853 Third Tue., 3 PM, Activity Center

The October meeting of the SCOV Republican Club will be Tuesday, October 16, 3 PM, Auditorium. The early ballots will be mailed out October 10 for the 2018 General Election on November 6. We will discuss with our guests the upcoming election. We will also have open discussion regarding but not limited to current issues including gun control, healthcare, immigration, education, etc. Please check the email “This Week In SCOV” sent Thursday, October 11, by SCOV General Manager, Mark Wade. That weekly email will usually indicate the speakers who will be attending our meetings. Plan to attend our meeting, and if possible, bring a neighbor or guest. Hope to see you all October 16. Meeting is open to anyone.

St. Phillip’s Social Club Abby Marier 520-825-4878

We meet three times a season for social gatherings at various locations, dates and times, as announced in the Tipster.

Sun City Singers Pres. Bob Westendorf 619-571-1040 Director Don Hess 520-444-2206 Rehearsals Tue., 6:30-8:30 PM, Auditorium

Rehearsals are underway for our Tuesday and Saturday, December 11 and 15 Holiday Concerts. Mark your calendars now to come and join us during this special time of year. Celebrate with your favorite Christmas and Hanukkah songs. Look for more details and ticket sale information in the November Tipster and posters in SCOV facilities.

Sun City Singles Pres., Nancy O’Hara 847-207-7115, Ticket Sales, Joyce Melchi 520-825-8945 Dinner meeting second Thu., happy hour last Fri.

Bianchi’s Italia North will serve dinner Thursday, October 11, Activity Center/Navajo Room. Social hour 5:30 PM, seating 6 PM. Menu: garden and Caesar salad, chicken piccata, mashed potatoes, dessert: chocolate mousse. Entertainment: Susan Artemis, vocalist, pianist. Singles golf: no outing due to overseeding. Happy hour: Friday, October 26, Activity Center/Navajo Room. Entertainment: Ironwood Ridge High School Drama Club. Social hour, 5:30 PM, seating, 6 PM. Singles bowling: every Friday, 1:45 PM, Fiesta Lanes.

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Spanish Cultural Club (SCC) Gary/Carolyn Lerch 520-818-3319 Oct., Nov., Jan.-Mar., Apr. (Cinco de Mayo Fiesta) Fourth Mon., 7 PM, Catalina Vista Join us for our celebration of Day of the Dead Monday, October 22, 7 PM at Catalina Vista. Come early for munchies. Bring a picture or remembrance for our ofrenda/ altar. See Workshops and Classes on page 14 for Spanish language classes with Myriam Bar- Our visit to San Miguel de Allende rientos.

States Wisconsin Club

Kerry Boness 907-830-1103 Anne Rusch 920-202-0008 The Wisconsin Club had a fantastic time celebrating “Under the Big Top” at their March 2018 party. Circus costumes and decorations created a festive mood. We finished the night with nostalgic cowboy music by Bill Ganz. Come join the fun at our next party March 9, Clowning around at the Wisconsin party 2019 as we celebrate “Packers-100 Seasons.” Our first planning meeting is Tuesday, November 13,10 AM, Catalina Vista/Mount Lemmon. New committee volunteers are always welcome. If you are a new SCOV resident or renter with Wisconsin ties, please contact Kerry or Anne.

Sun City Variety Theatre Membership Nancy Gilbertson Third Thu., 10 AM, Desert Oasis Ukulele - Sun City Strummers Sharon Heaps Tue., 10-11:30 AM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo, class led by Don Bong

October marks the beginning of many of our members returning from their summer homes and also unofficially opens our new season. Additionally, we will return to our weekly beginners classes Our numbers are starting to grow with the return of some starting Tuesday, of our members October 9, 8:45 AM, Desert Oasis/Saguaro Room while the main body of our


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club takes up residence in the Ocotillo Room of the Desert Oasis. All SCOV residents who are interested in joining our club are welcome at our beginners sessions under the guidance of our teacher Dave Smith. We do have a few loaner ukuleles that are available to beginners on a first-come, firstserved basis. It’s also the time of year when we begin selecting music and start practicing for our annual Christmas concert. And away we go!

Unit Party Unit 3

Contact Linda Bretz 603-459-4219 Dec. 22, 5 PM, Auditorium

It’s party time for Unit 3. We’ve got the Auditorium on December 22, 5-8 PM. We will have a catered dinner and will have 200 tickets for sale late October/early November. More details to come.

SCOV Women’s Auxiliary Pres. Kathy Hrdy 520-825-4723 Finance Debbie Francis 402-216-4227 Publicity/Sec. Kathy Patterson 616-350-6443 Donations Judy Hood 520-818-2281 Sep.-Apr., Second Tue., 9 AM, WC3

Our Auxiliary benefits Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse which helps victims of domestic abuse. Emerge! provides support and transitional housing to women and children in crisis. They help educate the community by providing presentations on domestic abuse, as well as counseling to child survivors on handling conflict, trauma and abuse. We are collecting donations for our fall accessories boutique to be held Saturday, November 3. For your convenience, donation boxes are located at the Aquatic & Fitness Center and Desert Oasis for your gently used jewelry, purses, shoes, designer jackets and scarves. Luncheon/Boutique tickets will be sold at 8:30 AM before our October 9 meeting. Culinary Designs will be serving pasta primavera salad with cheese, green salad with fruit and veggies and flourless chocolate cake for dessert. Coffee and tea provided. Gluten-free pasta primavera is also available. Our next meeting will be Tuesday, November 13, 9 AM, WC3.

Folk Dance Club of SCOV Summer Coordinator Don Teiser 520-333-2525 Fri., 10-11:30 AM, AFC/Studio 2 Folk dancing is more fun than a treadmill and excellent exercise for balance, mindfulness, muscle and mood. For most dances we hold hands in a circle Miserlou, Greek folk dance performing non-gymnastic steps to the sometimes strange but fascinating music and rhythms of diverse cultures (including our own). Neither partner nor prior experience needed. Typical dance session consists of 12-15 mostly easy folk dances always preceded by instructions. Drop by to see if this internationally popular dance form is right for you and/or see us in action by doing a Google search on FDCSCOV YouTube.

Jazz & More! Glory Lamb 805-698-3887 First Thu., Aug., 1:30-3 PM, Dance Studio Welcome back all you Dancin Dazzlers...time to get your feet jiving to the beat. Always looking to expand our group with energetic gals who would love to get moving to some Latin, jazz and swinging be-bop tunes. Like Fosse-style jazz moves? How about “Steam Heat?” Our barre work, moves and combinations target posture, balance, body/mind coordination, stretching and strengthening. Everything needed to resist mind and body atrophy, and promote healthy aging. Fee: $35 for three months. Partial month: $5 per class.

Luncheon/Boutique tickets, $30 pp, on sale to the SCOV public on Wed., Oct. 10, 1-2:30 PM; Thu., Oct., 11 9-10:30 AM and Tue., Oct. 16, 9-10:30 AM, Activity Center


Ballroom - SC Starlight Dance Club Marsha Scoles 520-825-2085 Nancy Sopwith 208-724-5881

Our Harvest Ball will be held Friday, October 19, 6-9:30 PM, Auditorium. A night of ballroom dancing to songs everyone knows and enjoys. BYOB and snacks. The club will provide cups, small snacks and water. Everyone is welcome to attend. Dance lessons, free for members, are being scheduled. Members will be notified of the lesson schedule via email when that schedule is finalized.

Tickets on sale Thu. and Fri., Oct. 4 and 5, 9-11 AM, Activity Center. Tickets, $5 pp, members and $10 pp for nonmembers

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Night bloomer by Pamela Maddern


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Line - Sunliners Pres. Siva Raven 505-469-7505 Membership Karen Caldwell; website

Classes: Our Saturday classes Intermediate (9-10 AM) and Beginner (10:15-11:15 AM) are with professional instructor Deanna Berthiaume. All professional classes are prepaid on a monthly basis. The cost is $20-$25 depending on the number of Saturdays. Join us. We are a fun, energetic, co-ed group. Membership in the club is $10 per year, required for all activities. These classes will be held October 6 (in AFC, no boots allowed), 11, 20, and 27 in the Auditorium. Upcoming classes: Welcome Back Refresher Classes will be held in October. These classes are listed below and follow the regularly scheduled classes. They are: Saturday, October 6 – 11:30 AM-12:15 PM (AFC, no boots allowed!) Thursday, October 11 – 2-2:45 PM (Auditorium) Saturday, October 20 – 11:30 AM-12:15 PM (Auditorium) Saturday, October 27 – 11:30 AM-12:15 PM (Auditorium) New winter classes: Deanna Berthiaume is offering a series of eight Intro to Line Dancing classes, January 12-March 2. These classes will be held 11:30 AM-12:15 PM in the Auditorium. Classes on February 7 and 28 will be held 2-2:45 PM. Social: Our next social will be held Saturday October 13, 6-9 PM, Auditorium. Socials are typically held the second Saturday in February, April, June, August, October, and December (holiday event). Fun Friday Dance: Our next Fun Friday Dance will be November 2, 6:30-8:30 PM, Auditorium. Practices: Monday – Dance Studio 7-8 PM Beginners - Barbara Hall and Lynne Nelson Wednesday – Dance Studio 2-3 PM Open Dance Transition to Intermediate with Margaret Whitson will resume October 10 3-4 PM Beginners-Lynne Nelson Thursday – Auditorium 3-4 PM Intermediate - Karen Caldwell and Cherry Harper 4-5 PM Beginner - Karen Caldwell and Cherry Harper Check for any additional changes in the calendar section of our website.

Rock ‘N Roll Pres. Francine Saccio 520-825-6526 Membership Chair Nate Norris

I t’s that time of year again; ghosts, goblins, witches and trick or treat. Join us for our Monster Mash Halloween dance, Saturday, October 27, 6:15-10 PM, Auditorium. Retro Rockets Photo by Mark Wheeler will be playing our favorite rock and roll music. The band will be judging all those in costume and prizes will be awarded for best couple, best female and best male, first, second and third in each category. Costumes are not required but are a lot of fun. BYOB and snacks if you want. Drink setups, coffee and dessert will be provided. There will be two tables reserved for new members if they wish to take advantage of that seating. Members may reserve a table for 10 with up to four nonmembers.

Tickets for members only, Tue., Oct. 16, 9-10:30 AM, Activity Center/Navajo Room. Tickets for nonmembers and everyone else, Thu., Oct. 18, 9-10:30 AM, Activity Center/Navajo Room. Member tickets, $15 pp, nonmembers, $20 pp

Western - Kactus Kickers Pres. Alan Walker 509-430-6343 Membership Ellen LeVee 509-438-4284 email:

If it seems there are more people around it’s not your imagination. October is here and that means the winter residents are heading back. It also means the final summer fling dance on Friday, October 12, should have a great turnout. We’ll be dancing to the music of Clear Country from 6-8 PM in the AC. Tickets are $10 pp at the door and exact change is appreciated. BYOB and snacks. Save the date: Friday, November 9, the Kactus Kickers welcome you back to the “Wild Wild West.” Our first dance of the official boot stomping-toe tapping season will feature Clear Country, sandwiches, salads and beverages. BYOB. Ticket sales info will be in the November Tipster. Thanks to everyone for their patience as we roll out the dedicated email. If you are a member and haven’t been receiving the emails or are a nonmember but would like to know about dance classes, practices and dances, please send an email to and we’ll get you on the mailing list.

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Exercise Aqua Tone Marcia Polley 520-818-9073 Irmel Wheeler 520-334-0957 Tue., Thu., Sat., 8 AM, AFC/Pool

Aquatone is a toning water workout that incorporates a variety of rhythmic body movements performed in the water. This aquatic exercise class enhances cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance. We meet Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 9 AM in the winter, 8 AM in the summer at the AFC pool. There is no fee to join the club or the class. The teachers are club member volunteers. Being able to do a basic swim stroke is very helpful. Items used in the class are buoys, board, noodle, ball and fitness band. Most are available at the pool. A band can be purchased from Marcia for $5. We assign an experienced member to a newcomer to help with learning the various movements. You will get a good workout in a fun class.

Arthritis Water Pres. Susan Landwer 520-834-9667 Sec. Jane Myerson Instructor: Dawn Simske, Arthritis Foundation trained Mon., Wed., Fri., 10:15 AM, Apr.-Oct.; 1:30 PM, Nov.-Mar., AFC/Pool Come join us for gentle water exercises specifically designed by the Arthritis Foundation to help with range of motion and to relieve stiffness and pain. These exercises are great for arthritis, fibromyalgia, replaced hips and knees, etc. Classes are led by Dawn or students trained by her.

Energetic Exercise Marty Siracusa 520-825-6961 Mon., Wed., Fri., 8-9 AM, Auditorium

Welcome back to returning seasonal residents. We look forward to seeing you at Energetic Exercise ready for fun and fitness with our friendly gang of guys and gals. Sally Martinez, our professional instructor, has been leading these classes at SCOV for 23 years. She’s expert at keeping us seniors strong and flexible with a variety of aerobic and weights exercises, plus wonderful stretch and balance moves. You’ll be amazed at how good you’ll feel. New members are always welcome, men and women. Your get-acquainted class is free. Annual dues are $3. Class tickets are a bargain: Only $30 for 12 classes.

Fitness Swim Contact: Dave Goodman Formal workouts suspended during summer months

The Fitness Swim Club provides a vehicle for swimmers to participate in a group swim workout. We generally go 2,400 to 3,000 yards, mostly freestyle per workout. Some do more, a few do less. Formal workouts are suspended until November, at which time we welcome new members. Workouts are suitable for master swimmers, triathletes and those that would just like to participate in swim workouts. Please ensure you have medical clearance to participate in vigorous physical activity prior to joining.

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Pilates Mary Ayers 520-638-7916 Mon., 3 PM, Thu., 1:30 PM, AFC/Studio

Fall is finally here and it’s time to think about avoiding holiday stress by exercising. On Monday and Thursday, professional instructors come to SCOV and teach a Joseph Pilates core-strengthening mat class. Pilates workouts are not just sets of simple exercises. They affect our entire system of bones and joints. Your abdominal muscles, back, hips, arms and more are strengthened and toned. This allows for better posture, flexibility, strength and balance. The classes include many warm-up stretches and are one hour total body workouts. Because the mat classes are designed for seniors, all exercise movements can be modified by our instructors for different levels of performance. The cost is only $8/class and annual club dues are $20 pp. Please stop by and watch one of our classes. Call Mary.

Tai Chi Co-Chairs Gail Barr 303-995-7485 Karen Reich 520-403-2764 Thu., 10-11:30 AM, AFC/Studio 1 A free Introduction to Tai Chi class will be held Thursday, October 4, 10 AM, AFC/Studio 1. Our regular 10-week class session begins the following Thursday. Many medical professionals now recommend Tai Chi to help their patients improve balance and prevent falls. In our classes we not only enjoy learning Tai Chi form, we also increase flexibility and strength. We even learn to improve Instructor Donna Drazenovich demonstrates a breathing and reduce stress. Our instructors, heel kick. Photo by Mitchell Small Jose Hernandez-Rivera and Donna Drazenovich, teach us how to apply Tai Chi principles to our daily lives. Newcomers, please contact one of our co-chairs for class details.

Yoga Co-Pres. Dick Martin 520-825-0731, Linda Caravello 520-603-5042 New fall schedule below Monday, 8:30-10 AM, AFC Studio 1 & 2 Tuesday, 10:45 AM-Noon, AFC Studio 1 & 2 Wednesday, 8:15-9:30 AM, Dance Studio Wednesday, 10:30-11:45 AM, Dance Studio (Chair Yoga) Thursday, 10:30-11:45 AM, Dance Studio (Chair Yoga) Friday, 8:15-9:30 AM, AFC Studio 1 & 2 Beginners always welcome; all classes are structured for every level. Bring mat and props you require. Yoga promotes balance, flexibility and inner peace. Yearly club membership of $5 payable by check. Classes are $7 each.


Wednesday Afternoon Bridge


Co-Pres. Rikki Harvey 520-219-5872, Kay Jacobs 520-825-8525 Wed., 12:15 PM, Activity Center/Navajo

Bridge Duplicate Bridge

Pres. Martin Kass 520-818-2265 Mon., 6 PM, Fri., 12:30 PM, Activity Center/Hohokam

Duplicate bridge is for all players who enjoy competing and playing against other teams. We are not an ACBL-sanctioned club and do not award Master Points. New players are always welcome, and we may be able to help you find a partner. Residents and renters with an Association Renter's Card can play twice before joining. Guests of residents may play twice. Please arrive at least 10 minutes early so we can begin on time. Bring exactly $1 pp for prize money each time you play. Ladies Monday Social Bridge

Pres. Margot Rothenbuecher 520-825-9288 Mon., 1-3:30 PM, Catalina Vista/Mt. Kimball

Play social bridge in a friendly setting. We welcome new members. Marathon Bridge

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Pres. Don Wheeler 520-334-7578 Mon., Wed., Fri., 8:30 AM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo

The Mixed Social Bridge Club plays contract bridge in an informal, relaxed and fun environment. If needed, we will make a table of three or have a player float to ensure that everyone can play. Our sessions start promptly at 8:30 AM, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Come a few minutes early to socialize and partner-up. We have coffee and members often bring goodies. Please join us. We welcome new members. Partners Tuesday Night Bridge

Pres. Dave and Pat Brown; Treas. Jim Goodwin; Sec. Judy Bjorling Tue., 6:30 PM, Activity Center/Navajo/Hohokam

The seasonal residents are coming back and there will be more tables playing and that means bigger prizes. Bring your dollar and your partner to earn your share. And if you bid and make a grand slam at any time, your partnership gets $10. You may play the first time without joining the club. Come by 6:20 PM. Refreshments, too. Practice Bridge

Euchre Judee and Art Wickersham 520-245-1357 Becky and Kevin Reiley 815-631-0788 Bonnie and Wayne Klenda 509-548-5315 Mon., Meet 5:45 PM, Play 6 PM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo

Five Crown Card Game Rosemary Dalla Rosa 520-825-1982 Sat., 4:30 PM or 5:30 PM, Desert Oasis

We invite all to come and join us for a fun game of Five Crown. It takes about an hour to play a game. Bring some dimes and a couple quarters with you. We play for a dime each hand, so you may go home with a pocket full of dimes or empty pockets, depends on how lucky you are. It's such an easy game to play and so much fun, please come and give us a try.

Gin Rummy Rosemary Dalla Rosa 520-825-1982 Thu. and Sat., 9 AM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo Good group, fun times. Anyone interested in joining us is welcome to give it a try. We have plenty of people who are willing to help you learn the rules for low-stakes team play.

Mah Jongg Kathleen Anderson 520-825-2771; Joyce Unger 520-825-8069 Thu., 1 PM, Desert Oasis

We are here all summer, so join us for a cool game of Mah Jongg. Dues are $5 and were due July 1. Exact change (cash) is appreciated.

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Cribbage Robert Hines 520-825-2208 Mobile 520-240-1375 First and Third Thu., 6:30 PM, Catalina Vista/Pusch Ridge

Pres. Robert Carlson 612-850-9005 Sec. Marilyn Guimond 520-825-0828 Mon., Wed., 12:30-3 PM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo

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Bunco Fern 520-825-8127, Pat 520-825-7198 Fourth Tue., 1-4 PM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo

If you are interested in playing this easy, fast moving game, please join us. It will only cost you 50¢ for the evening. The room only accommodates 40, so do not be late if you want to play.

Mixed Social Bridge

Come one, come all to a relaxed afternoon of social bridge. Arrive by Noon, because play begins promptly at 12:15 PM. You don’t need a partner, but bring 50¢ for prize money. We play six hands then change partners. Rounds are timed to keep play moving, and we finish by 3 PM. Come join us. Annual dues are only $3 pp. New residents and seasonal visitors are most welcome.

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Women’s Pan (Panguingue) Claudia Case 206-579-6500 Mon., Fri., 1-4 PM, Wed., 9 AM-12:30 PM, Desert Oasis/Saguaro

Pan (Panguingue) is an enjoyable and interesting card game. Come watch us play at any session. If you like what you see, we’ll teach you to play.

Pinochle Dave Flatness 425-443-3708 Wed., 6 PM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo

We play single deck and rotate partners every four hands. Bring 50¢ for your tally. The first Wednesday is treat night. The third Wednesday is birthday night. If your skills are a little rusty, we will get you up to speed quickly. Annual dues are $6 pp.

Poker Dealer’s Choice Poker

Steve Dirks 520-429-3303 Tue., 6 PM, Desert Oasis/Saguaro

Our game is open to all SCOV residents. Games: Texas hold’em, crazy pineapple, Omaha, seven-card stud, crisscross, slide-rule and a couple of five-card draw variations. The dealer antes 25¢. All games are high-low except for Texas hold’em and crazy pineapple which are high only. Stakes are 25¢ for the early round of bets and 50¢ for the last two rounds. Contact Steve Dirks for a Word document with the full club rules and a detailed description of the games. Men’s Friday Poker

Joe Bonitch 520-329-1149 Fri., 5:45-8:45 PM, Desert Oasis/Saguaro

We play easy-going, informal poker with low stakes. Games are all high only, five card draw, five card stud, seven card stud, Texas hold ‘em, Omaha, and criss/iron cross. No dues. Bring your own refreshments. Cards provided. Dealer antes 5¢ per player and chooses the game. Absolute requirements are to leave politics and religion at the door and enjoy three hours of no-hassle understandable poker. We welcome new players. Bring nickels, dimes and quarters. Call Joe if you would like to review rules of play before your first game. Please show up at 5:30 PM, so we can start playing by 5:45 PM.

Sports Bike - Vistoso Cyclists Pres. Bob Workman 402-730-8558 VP Mitch Small 412-897-8731 Membership Tom and Bonnie Bethea 773-653-4580 Mon., Wed., Fri., 1200 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.

We meet year-round starting from the Vistoso Community Church parking lot at 1200 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd. (behind the Fire Station) to enjoy an unparalleled combination of amazing desert vistas and ever-improving infrastructure of bike lanes and dedicated paths. New riders are always welcome. A monthly schedule of our 20-60 mile rides is available on our website. Our well-tested loop routes support a wide variety of abilities and usually include a mid-ride coffee stop. We also offer a mountain bike option on Wednesdays which most often heads out into the Tortolita rangelands. Tuesday morning, our Women on Wheels (WOW) group takes somewhat shorter rides closer to SCOV. In addition, we hold a number of social events each season.

Billiards Pres. Jim Baker 520-495-9611 Mon.-Fri., Noon-4 PM, Catalina Vista/Billiards

New felt was installed in September on all the pool tables, and now they look brand new. To keep them looking great we all need to help keep them clean. As a reminder, no talcum (or other) powder is allowed in the Billiards Room. SaddleBrooke is getting closer to completing their new billiards room. They hope to be complete by the end of October. Once finished and their new tables are installed, they have invited us over to play in their new facility. New players are always welcome. Come in and check out our sharp looking tables.

New felt makes our tables look sharp!

Scrabble Bill Wallace 520-818-6747 Fri., 1 PM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo Sheepshead - Shauskopf Terry Rohr 520-818-1936 Tue., 10 AM, Desert Oasis

Norma Martin captured this sunrise, “After the Storm,” from her back yard

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Birders Group Mona Connoy 520-818-7923 Last Fri., 4 PM, Catalina Vista/Art Studio All residents are welcome to bird with us and attend our next planning meeting Friday, October 26. You must contact the group coordinator prior to 4 PM the day before the trip to assure your carpool space. Meet at the parking area behind the Welcome Center 15 minutes Looking at Elegant Trogons in Madera Canyon before the departure time. Bring lunch where indicated. Don’t forget binoculars, hat, water, sunscreen, insect repellent and bird guidebook. Gas money will be collected before departure from SCOV. Please contact the trip coordinator several days in advance to learn of any schedule changes.

Horseshoes Ray Coleman 520-825-2789 Ron Knudson 520-825-9307 Oct.-Apr., Tue., Thu., 2 PM; May-Sep., 8 AM The Pits at Catalina Vista

Welcome to horseshoes. If you are looking for an exciting activity that requires little or no experience, you have found it. Everyone is welcome, nothing is needed. There are no fees, and horseshoes are available. Come Tuesday or Thursday. Call for more information. Read more about horseshoes on Get outdoors, enjoy our wonderful weather and get good exercise. See you at the horseshoe pits.

Pickleball Pres. Jeff Rusch VP Membership Dave Burnham

Bocce Elaine Scop: website: Mon., Wed., Fri., 7 PM, Bocce Courts October is our last month of evening play (7-9 PM). We will begin two playtimes, early and late afternoon, November 1. The hours will be posted on our website and will be announced in the November Tipster.

Gun Club David Ilse 520-818-3279 Oct.-Apr., Second Wed., 2 PM, Activity Center/Hohokam

The Gun Club is focused on the safe and responsible use of firearms. There are speakers at our meetings ranging from local police, conceal and carry, legal issues of transporting or carrying firearms, historical weapons, etc. We also periodically display unique firearms for each other. Guests are very welcome to attend a meeting prior to becoming a member. Dues are $5 per household annually. The October meeting will be our first of the year. Bill Snead, Vice President, will present an overview of the current interpretation of the Second Amendment. All are welcome to attend this informative session. Questions? Contact David Ilse.

Hiking For required orientation hike, call Meg Gerken 520-638-7204 For E hikes, call Duane Hutchens 520-825-7235 Visit our website to see all scheduled hikes.

With fall here, the hiking trails are beckoning. More members, including our returning hike leaders, are coming back to enjoy all the wonderful hikes this area has to offer. If you are new to hiking or just new to SCOV, call Meg Gerken to sign up for an orientation hike and then join us. Be sure to put the fall picnic, scheduled for Tuesday, November 6, at Catalina State Park, on your calendar. As always, check the website for scheduled hikes and watch for more information about the picnic.


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Bob and Maryanne Can pickleball help you live longer? Researchers at Loma Linda University think so. Their Blue Zone studies show that exercise, diet rich in plants, and love of life (sense of community) are the basics for long life (YouTube video Pickleball covers two of these three basics. Physical activity lowers depression and improves well-being. Exercise is good medicine and the gateway to healthy living. People who play pickleball are friendly, social, and welcoming. You will make friends quickly as you learn to play this easy game. Courts are only one fourth the size of a tennis court. Paddles are inexpensive from as little as $20. Pickleball is for kids from 9 to 90. So easy to play your mother or grandmother can school you. Club provides free lessons and equipment. What are you waiting for? More information contact Dave Burnham.

POP Tennis Pres. Barbara Satterly 520-825-8965 Treas./Membership Janell Raty 530-401-2477 Tue., Thu., Sat., 7-11 AM, Desert Oasis Courts

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Racquetball Pres. Michael Pidone 520-825-2369 VP. Al Lichaa 520-606-8829 Sec/Tres. Hart Wagner 520-825-4175 Mon., Wed., Fri., 8-11 AM, Racquetball Court, AFC

Welcome back seasonal residents. This month the club is featuring a long-term participant and member, Bob Gutberlet, a fierce competitor with a deadly serve. Bob loves the game and especially the camaraderie and social events. We welcome new members. Our motto is “Play hard and party even harder.” Save the date, January 24, for our next social.

Table Tennis Co-Chairs, Ruth Mayer 520-818-0066 Francie Galbraith 520-447-5834

We have play at all levels of ability and welcome new players. If you have not played for a few years, we will help you get back your game with some instruction. It is a great way to keep fit and flexible. Tables are at Catalina Vista and paddles and balls are available. Hours of Club Play

Women Men/Women Open Play Open Club Play

Tue., 1:30-3:30 PM Tue., 5-8 PM; Thu., 5:30-8:30 PM Fri., 4-8 PM Sat., 9 AM-Noon

Tennis Pres. Larry Wall 248-701-1044 Treas. Bill Hasselbach 520-260-7614 Men's tennis, Tue., Thu., Sat., 7-11 AM, Al Burdi 520-818-3516 Ladies tennis, Mon., Wed., Fri., 7-11 AM, Jane Leonard 616-847-1527 Suzanne Kellam 401-952-5911; Mixed doubles, Sun., 1-3 PM, Sally Schuneman 520-331-6543

Our club’s formal activities begin this month. The weather’s cooler, and more matches can be played in prime daytime. We kick off our season with Off-court social. We just love the camaraderie two annual events: • Welcome back mixed doubles and social, Sunday, October 28, 1 PM • Ladies’ round robin and Halloween social, Wednesday, October 31, 9 AM Sign-up for both events at the courts. These are always fun events, and we encourage all members to participate. We need to show large attendance at our functions and heavy tennis court use this year. Have an enjoyable season.

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Wallyball and Water Volleyball Pres. Wallyball Rep. Rich Hoskins 520-825-0614 Vice Pres. Water Volleyball Rep. Brian Goff 520-825-7232 Recreational Water Volleyball: Sun. and Thu., 1-3 PM, Desert Oasis/Pool Competitive Water Volleyball: Mon., 1-3 PM, Desert Oasis/Pool Wallyball: Tue. and Fri., 1-3 PM, AFC/Racquetball Court Come on in, the water is fine. Whether recreational or competitive, water volleyball is a great way to get exercise while having fun. If you are curious, wallyball is volleyball played on a racquetball court. Using the walls makes for some interesting shots. New members are always welcome. May the volleys be long and the games close.


Day Trippers Chair Warren Cuthbert 520-818-1282 Vice-Chair Laura Suchocki 520-612-7226 Membership Carol Guibert and Barbara Phillips Second Fri., 9 AM, Activity Center/Navajo

Tue., Oct., 16, Kitt Peak. Self guided tour of 3 telescopes and box lunch. Kathy Garver, 520-345-2188 Sat., Oct. 27, Erma Bombeck at Wits End at Arizona Theater. $50 pp. Deena Harris, 520-818-6298 Wed., Nov. 14, Butterfly Wonderland and OdySea Aquarium, Scottsdale, with lunch at the Talking Stick. $96 pp. Laura Suchocki, 520612-7226 Sun., Dec. 9, Annual Christmas party, 1-4 PM, Auditorium. Entertainment by Tag Trio. Catered by Culinary Design, $22 pp. Jeanne Jovag, 520-818-1078 and Rosemary Dalla Rosa, 520-825-1982 Wed., Dec. 19, The Duttons at the Berger Performing Arts Center in Tucson. Lunch at Longhorn restaurant first and 3 PM matinee Be sure to bring your checkbook to every meeting.

RV Club - Sundowners Bill Hale 503-222-7000 Brad Taylor 520-989-0504

The Sundowners RV Club will hold its first meeting of the 2018-2019 season Monday, October 8, 9AM, Catalina Vista. If you own an RV or perhaps just contemplate owning one join us at a monthly meeting and test drive our club. You’ll be happy you did. Are you willing? It is important to restate our club’s need for more Wagonmasters this season. Vic and Joy Huxtable conduct training sessions for interested couples and will be scheduling one by the end of 2018. This is an excellent way to get more involved with our club, meet members and make a difference. Members, be sure to check the Members Only section of our website. If you don’t see your picture in the roster, be ready to have one taken by our official club photographers, Eric and Carrie Wiley, immediately after our October meeting. As usual, black tie and formal wear are optionable.


Town of Oro Valley

October is Celebration of the Arts October is National Arts & Humanities Month, and as part of that effort, Oro Valley will be hosting its second annual Celebration of the Arts, a month-long celebration, including free admission days at Tohono Chul Park and the Children’s Museum Oro Valley and discounts with some of our arts and culture partners, including Western National Parks, Gaslight Music Hall, Tohono Chul Park and many more. This really is a community-wide celebration, so be sure to visit for details, or contact Margie Adler at 520-2294758 or Follow us on Facebook to see what’s happening the rest of the year.

Aluminum Can Collection Update On Thursday, August 23, our crew of four made the first trip of the new fiscal year to the scrap yard with a load of aluminum cans. We delivered 440 pounds of cans, and received a check in the amount of $189.20. Impressions around the scrap yard gave the impression that a drop in the metals market is anticipated, as they were in the process of selling all scrap metal as fast as possible. The recent rain was so heavy that our crew was unable to empty our bags of aluminum cans in the normal designated place, as there was about four inches of water on the ground area. Therefore, our crew had to empty our load into a couple of large dumpsters, with the edge of the dumpster being at least five feet six inches high. This was not an easy task, but we survived. Thanks to our driver, Jeff Lawyer, and unloading helpers, Dave Flatness (the dumpster diver), Jon Russell, and Dave Johnson for making this a successful trip. Thanks to all volunteering on this program.

Partnered Organizations The items contained under this heading are provided as a service to residents by other organizations. SCOV does not sponsor, support, assume responsibility or liability for the information.

AA Cora S. 520-539-7147 Mon., 12:30 PM, Artisan Center/Stained Glass Kevin D. 708-732-2943 Tue., 7 PM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo Alzheimer’s Education and Support Group Cecelia Ortiz 661-972-2639 Last Tue., 4 PM, Desert Oasis/Ocotillo

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Cancer Support Group Facilitator: Laura Held 520-447-5170 First Wed., 4:15-5:15 PM, Catalina Vista/Art Room

Caregivers’ Support Group Facilitator Jane Holder Contact Ester Leutenberg 520-818-0016 First and Third Fri., 2-3 PM, Catalina Vista

If you are caring for a partner, child, parent or any other loved one, this support group will allow you to share with other like-minded people in a safe environment. What is said in this group, stays with this group.

Catalina Public Library Art Lovers Book Club SCOV Library and Saddlebrooke Library are co-sponsoring an Art Lover’s Book Club which meets from 10:30 AMNoon the second Friday of each month. While it normally meets at Dewhirst Catalina Public Library, 15631 N. Oracle Rd., Catalina, for the month of October only, it will meet at the Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr., Oro Valley. On Friday, October 12, we will be discussing Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland. It is available at all three libraries. Upcoming titles include: Rodin’s Lover by Heather Webb, and In Sunlight and Shadow by Lawrence Block. We hope you will join us.

Grief Support Group Ester Leutenberg 520-818-0016 First Tue., 2-3 PM

This grief support group is for anyone who is grieving any type of loss. Call Ester for more information.

Parkinson’s Support Payton Davies 520-825-5352 Third Wed., Sep.-May, 10:30 AM-Noon, Desert Springs, 30 W. Lambert Lane

Caregivers and/or people with Parkinson's are welcome to attend. We have speakers at most meetings with topics of interest. "I have Parkinson's, but Parkinson's doesn't have me."

Survivors of a Loved One Who Died By Suicide Contact Ester Leutenberg 520-818-0016 Survivors of a loved one who died by suicide have unique grief issues and struggles. It is helpful to talk with others who get it.

Vistoso Helpful Hands Barb McNeill 520-825-0677

Vistoso Helpful Hands volunteers were busier this summer, with about twice as many residents requesting temporary assistance. There were calls for take out meals from The Views and for help taking trash cans to the curb. We provided referral information to several residents needing paid services for in-home care. These are just a few examples of what our neighbors-helping-neighbors group can do for you. When you need assistance, call 520-447-0077. If the dispatcher of the day is unavailable, leave your name and phone number for a call back. To volunteer, contact Barb or fill out an application at the Welcome Center. You will be contacted.

The focus of this group will be on present feelings and responses to pre-, current and post-cancer. Laura M. Held, a retired oncology nurse, cancer survivor and SCOV resident, will facilitate the group.


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Wheels for Kids Dick Swain 920-217-2610 or Tom Terfehr 520-789-7243

Wheels for Kids is a 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to providing rehabbed bicycles for kids in need in the Tucson area. To date, we’ve provided over 2,200 bikes to various other 501(c)(3) charities who then distribute the bikes to their clients. Some of our partner organizations are Youth on Their Own, El Grupo, Refugee Focus and Tucson Boys and Girls Club. Wheels for Kids is a total volunteer effort. We need mechanics. If you are interested, we’ll train you. Visit our website for more information and how to donate bikes or financial support. Help kids experience the same joy you had when you got your first bike.

YOTO/Northwest Auxiliary Kris Cohen 520-818-2582 Join YOTO supporters at the Annual Fall Wine Tasting fundraiser, Uncorking Success, November 4, from 11 AM-2 PM at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar featuring: • Live entertainment • Spirit of Success raffle, with a chance to win twenty-plus high-quality items • Silent auction with 10 one-of-a-kind prize packages • Signature hors d’oeuvres • Tastings with an extensive assortment of fine wines and champagnes A limited quantity of tickets are available at for $75 (includes one entry into the Fall Wine Tasting, food/wine tastings per attendee). Raffle tickets $20. .

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AAUW Northwest Tucson AAUW Northwest Tucson will meet on Saturday, October 13, 9:30 AM, Activity Center/Hopi Room. A donation of $6 includes a continental breakfast. The speaker will be Dustin Williams, Pima County Superintendent of Schools. He will speak on education issues and the November ballot.

Catalina State Park Concert Series Music in the Mountains Concert Series holds one concert each month during the summer. Join us at Catalina State Park Saturday, October 6, 5 PM, and enjoy Mike Moutoux, New Mexico’s Enchanting Cowboy, for cowboy songs and poetry. All-day admission to the park is $7 per vehicle (up to four adults) and includes the concert. NARFE Chapter 1874 Current and retired Federal employees, spouses, guests and visitors are invited to join NARFE Chapter 1874 and Chapter 55 for our joint picnic. The October meeting will be Monday, October 8, 11 AM, at Reid Park Ramada 1. Follow signs. Contact Rosie King for information, 520-400-3456. Oro Valley Theatre Company The Odd Couple–Female Version, an adaption of the Neil Simon classic directed by Judi Rodman, will be presented November 14 and 15 at 6 PM, and November 18 at 2 PM at The Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Rd. Get your tickets early at or 520-529-1000.

Volunteer Opportunity Elementary School Tutoring Would you enjoy tutoring a child? Painted Sky Elementary School, Rancho Vistoso's neighborhood public school, is looking for volunteers (including math) to work one-to-one with students. One hour a week of your time will make the difference in a child's education. Please contact Amy Watson or 520-696-3820. Correction: In Memoriam in the September Tipster listed an incorrect month for the passing of Roy Saari. The correct month is listed in this issue.

American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 We are local veterans making a difference in the lives of our returning injured heroes and veterans and service members in need. Help us to help them by joining our friendly Post. You too can make a difference. Your membership adds to our collective voice even if you can’t be active. Contact: Ed Davis, 520-229-1064, Meet 3rd Thursday at 6:30 PM, September-June, Vistoso Memorial Chapel, 2285 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd., Oro Valley. Catalina-Oro Valley Lions Club The Catalina-Oro Valley Lions Club, partnering with Saddlebrooke Outreach and Impact, has begun vision screening of Copper Corridor and Amphi School District elementary students. As of September 5, club vision team members screened 1,398 students and referred over 100 for further testing. If you would like to get involved, call Lou Phillippi, 520-638-6957.

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Classifieds The items contained under this heading are provided as a service to residents by other organizations that are neither sponsored nor supported by SCOV Community Association, Inc. SCOV assumes no responsibility or liability for the information contained therein.

BR=Bedroom; BA=Bath; BBQ=Barbecue; N/S=No Smoking; N/P=No Pets; W/D=Washer and Dryer; LR=Living Room; DR=Dining Room; FR=Family Room; AZRM=Arizona Room; FP=Fireplace; Stainless Steel= S/S; WiFi=Wireless Internet Service. Classified Advertising $10/ad • Deadline 10th of the Month. WANT TO BUY: Home in SCOV about 1,300-1,400 sq. ft. Call 520-742-4232. FOR RENT: Available: Dec. 2018 and May through Dec. 2019. Rent Dec. 2018 and be first to reserve for winter 2020. Fully furnished, king in master, view of mountains. For pictures and pricing, call Jan at 636-357-8817 or email janostrander2013@ FOR RENT: Open plan, upgraded/expanded 1,550 sq. ft., 2 BR/2BA. King in master, queen in guest room. WiFi, tile floors, nicely furnished. Quiet, private enclosed back yard with outdoor living, BBQ, fireplace. Covered patio with fan and furniture. Resort-style living amenities of SCOV. N/S, N/P. Available Nov. and Dec. 2018, one month min. For more info and photos, FOR RENT: Popular expanded 1,573 sq. ft. 2 BR/2 BA Silver Creek model. Open floor plan with tile and carpet, ceiling fans in every room. Fully furnished including king in master, queen in guest, reclining couch in living room, smart TV. Includes utilities, WiFi, cable, W/D, BBQ on covered patio with ceiling fan. Fully enclosed back yard. N/S, N/P. Available Oct. thru Nov. 2018 and May thru Jun. 2019. Email or call 636-544-1706. FOR RENT: 13798 Lobelia Way, 2 BR/3 BA + Den, 1,900 sq. ft., newly updated. 2 master bedrooms with full baths, 1 queen and 1 king. Full views from new kitchen, living room, den and bedroom. Fresh paint and tile throughout. All utilities,cable and WiFi included. $2,500/Oct., $3,500/Nov., Apr., May. Contact AJ, 708-363-2417 or Betty, 847-494-3589. FOR RENT: Oct. Nov., Dec. 2018 and May-Dec. 2019 (30 day min.) 14022 N. Trade Winds Way in SCOV, 1,200 sq. ft. Sweeping mountain views from back yard. Large covered/furnished patio w/BBQ. Newly painted, updated kitchen, new appliances, furniture, linens and tableware. King in master, queen in guest room. Utilities, cable, WiFi, NP/NS. Rates/Pic available. Contact: Margaret at FOR RENT: New on the rental market starting January 2019. Beautifully upgraded and furnished 2BR/2½ BA, plus office, private enclosed backyard, large covered patio and spectacular Catalina mountain views. King in master; queen in guest. Includes utilities, W/D, BBQ, WiFi/cable/flat screen TV, 30-day minimum. N/S. $3,000/month. Pictures available. Contact Dale 208-660-3937.

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FOR RENT: 14461 N. Sky Trail, 2 BR/2 BA, new S/S appliances, paint, carpet and tile. Owner pays utilities, cable, WiFi. Tastefully furnished and equipped. Small pet friendly, N/S, 30-day min. lease. Email, call Craig or Mary 520-271-5814. Please use this link for pictures, rates, reservation calendars and other information: FOR RENT: Enjoy privacy and sweeping mountain views from this 2 BR/2 BA home. Open AZRM with separate DR and kitchen nook. Amenities include digital cable TV in AZRM and 2 BRs and WiFi. Split model for added privacy; BBQ, ceiling fans, kitchen appliances, W/D and linens. Available Oct. 26 forward, except Jan. 7-Apr. 7, 2019. N/P and N/S policy. Photos are available upon request. Call Larry at 949-244-0210. FOR RENT: Beautiful vacation home in SCOV. 2 BR/2 BA. Great views of the Santa Catlina Mountains. Fully furnished, includes utilities, WiFi, cable, covered patio, one king bed, one queen, W/D, all linens, utensils, BBQ, garage. Backs up to wash for extra views and privacy. Available Oct., Nov. and Dec. only. Please email malder13@ or call Martha at 520-395-1948. FOR RENT: Townhouse, completely renovated, with new baths and new granite and S/S in kitchen. Patio with mtn view, BBQ. New furnishings with queen in master, twins in guest BR and leather sectional with queen. W/D, WiFi, cable included. Available Nov.-Dec. 2018, Jan.-Feb. 2019 (2 months only) and May-Dec. 2019. Contact 207751-2890 or FOR RENT: 2 BR/2 BA furnished home in SCOV. King in master, queen in guest bedroom. DISH TV, WiFi, N/S, N/P. Covered patio with great views, golf cart included. Oct. and Nov., $2,700; Dec., $3,000. For pictures call Steve 989-578-9477 or email FOR RENT: Tastefully upgraded and furnished throughout. 2 BR/2 BA. Queen in master, full in guest room. Greet and meet neighbors and watch the sunset while enjoying Catalina Mountain view from courtyard/patio. Within walking distance of the Activity Center and all recreational amenities. 2-month minimum, $2,700/mo. Sep.-Nov.; $3,200/mo. Dec.-Apr.; $1,500/mo. May-Aug. Year around considered. N/S, N/P. For more information and photos, contact FOR RENT: Beautiful 2 BR/2 BA expanded Cumberland, 1,500 sq. ft., AZRM, screened patio, superclean, quiet backyard toward desert. Sunset and mountain views, custom brick back and front patio. Fully furnished, guest ready, remodeled kitchen with new S/S appliances, W/D, WiFi, cable TV, 2 small pets allowed. Nov. and Dec. 2018, $2,300/month. Call Gretel 520-825-4175, email FOR RENT: Very private and quiet 1,630 sq. ft. Deerfield model, split 2 BR/2BA, king in master, 2nd BR queen natural latex mattress. Mt. view front, kitchen eating area and D/R. BBQ grill, gas FP, back patio, 2 car garage, new tile in ½ house, beautiful SW and Western furnished throughout, flat screen TVs, W/D, many kitchen appliances, linens, cookware, etc. Close to recreation facilities. Fruit trees. Includes HS Internet, WiFi, DirectTV, Blue Ray DVD and utilities. Very well equipped. No smoking or vaping. Avail. 2019: March and April (must be rented together) through October. (30 day min.). Approved dog possible. Text 716-479-2643 for photos and prices. VACATION HOME FOR RENT: In Breckenridge, CO. Summer or winter, sleeps 11. Discounts on long term rentals (2-plus weeks). View at evolvevacationrental. com/399588. Call Tom 720-201-3983. WANTED TO RENT: Retired Illinois couple with SCOV references, looking to rent 2 bedroom house in SCOV for March 2019. Contact or text or call Craig at 815-307-1141. WANTED TO RENT: Seeking 2 BR, unfurnished, for 1 year with option to extend. W/D in home. Contact Evelyn Browne 847-224-0004 or email HOUSE WATCH: Jay's Home Watch with TLC "I'll be there for you when you're not." I water plants inside and out, check on your house at least once a day, and bring in mail, packages and newspapers. Jay Leutenberg, all-year resident. Call 520-818-0016, email BUYING: A curious collector would like to buy watches, old photos, war relics, 19th and 20th century family and estate items, antiques, jewelry, coins, silver and much more. Anything unusual or nostalgic. I like to look and love to buy. Exceptional prices paid. 520-529-2984.


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