Neighborhood Representative Committee

CHAIRPERSON REuNION- Ross McDowell 520-723-4948 StRAtfORd - Wally Skurda 520-723-0532 OvERlOOk - OPEN lEgACy - Lee Bordelon 520-723-7625 SERENIty - Don Fiedler 520-723-7546 dISCOvERy- Mike O’Hara 520-723-3308 lIbERty - OPEN COvENtRy - Russell Clark 623-271-8579

Arts in the Park & Cafe Lunch Dec. 1 Golf Cart Rally Dec. 9 Ladies Lunch Out Dec. 4 Dance Dec. 8 Wild Horse Pass Casino Trip Dec. 10 Arizona Opry - Holiday Show Dec. 21 Only 30 tickets available Seats are in the “Center Section” $31 pp (carpool)

Contact Information & Important Numbers
AAM 24-Hour Emergency 1-866-553-8290 602-647-3034 Mike Arrington Executive Director 723-6611 Joy Swanda Compliance Administrator 723-6616 Pat Stemple Lifestyle Director 723-6612 Judy McDowell Lifestyle Coordinator 723-6614 Jaclyn Revis Communications Coordinator 723-6613 Jake Hoffman Fitness & Wellness Director 723-6626 Ryan Eckroat Poston Butte Golf Club GM 723-1880 Assessment Billing 602-906-4940 Pulte - Home Warranty/ Customer Service 800-664-3094 Cox - Cable, Phone, Internet 602-694-1929 Johnson Utilities - Water 480-987-9870 APS - Electric 602-371-7171 Southwest Gas - Gas 1-877-860-6020 Town of Florence 520-868-7500

Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch

Anthem at Merrill Ranch

Low Back Pain Aquatic Physical Therapy Class
Offered at Parkside by Affinity Physical Therapy

FITT for Life Expo
Saturday, November 10th
11 am - 4 pm Anthem at Merrill Ranch
Parking at Sun City Anthem

Tuesdays & Thursdays 1 - 2 pm No class the week of Thanksgiving Register at the Parkside front desk. 520.723.6650.

FREE Golf Simulator!

90-Minute Massage Now Being Offered!
90-Min Massage $90 Schedule your massage TODAY by calling Kristy at 480.202.0872. Pay for your massage at the fitness desk at the Union Center.

FREE Swing Analysis!

FREE ADMISSION! Over 40 Exhibitors! FREE Health & Fitness Assessments! FREE Flu Shots! LIVE Entertainment! Cooking Demos! Food Vendors! MUCH More!

Saturday, November 3 10 am - 4 pm Cafe Lunch 12 - 1:30 pm FREE to attend! Cafe lunch is $8 pp. Arts & Crafts! Union Center Entrance View the lunch menu on the Calendar at www.!

Arts in the Park & Cafe Lunch

September 2012 Compliance Statistics
Total Submittals Total Violations Top 5 Violations - Trim plants - Remove Yard Art - Remove Weeds - Vehicle-other - Parking on street anytime 22 18 31% 25% 13% 12% 6%

Resident volunteers have always managed the Sun City Library. Two years ago the Book Club (BC) took over this responsibility. The goal is to “keep it simple”. For statistical purposes, books should be signed out on sheets provided in the baskets located in the Lobby and the ASU area. BC members take turns shelving returned books and ensuring that the books are placed in the right order (alphabetic by author in the fiction and alphabetic by title in the non-fiction shelves). It is challenging to deal with new donations given the spatial limitations. No duplicates are kept. Books in poor condition are


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recycled. These are the easy choices. It is more difficult when someone drops off a bag full of books. There is simply not enough room to accommodate them. If the “new” books would add to the collection other books have to go. Books discarded are donated to the Visiting Nurses annual book sale. Please keep in mind these limitations when you leave books at the library. Books that were published in 2000 or earlier will likely be discarded. As much as we appreciate the thought in the donation, there is simply no room. As an alternate the Johnson Library in San Tan is looking for book donations.

Thanksgiving Dinner
Monday, November 19 5 pm $18 pp by Nov. 9 $20 pp after Nov. 9 Last day to purchase is Nov. 13!
Sun City residents can enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner early with friends and neighbors on Monday November 19 and still attend your traditional activities on Thanksgiving Day. The menu includes: Carving Station: Roast turkey Turkey Gravy Home-style cornbread apple sage stuffing Whipped mashed potatoes Cranberry sauce Fresh green beans Assorted yeast rolls and croissants Traditional pumpkin pie with fresh whipped cream Iced Tea and water …or bring along your favorite beverage

3rd Quarter Nice Yard Winner

Union Center Hours
520-723-6610 Front Desk Monday - Wednesday 5:30 am - 8:00 pm Thursday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm Friday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm Saturday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

7187 W. Heritage Way

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Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch

Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch

Volunteer Extraordinaire

Happy Hour
1st Monday of each month Monday, November 5 5 - 7 pm FREE! REGISTER! Union Center Cafe

If you attended the Chili Cook Off this year, you may have realized how much work is involved. Not just on the event day, but for many weeks prior. Last year, we were fortunate to have an Tuesday, November 6 entire committee dedicated to Meet at Union Center to this one day, but unfortunately carpool: 11:30 am that was not the case this year. Please don’t leave before 11:30 am. Register at the What did occur this year, Front Desk. in lieu of a volunteer team, was Sandi Moore stepping up to the plate to relieve us of a precarious situation. Because of Sandi’s Rated PG-13 for PG-13 Intense involvement last year, she sequences of violence, action and knew the details of the event destruction, and for language. and made a number of Thursday, November 8 much needed suggestions to 5:30 pm $7 pp. Register! ensure success. From then Pizza & salad dinner, on there was no stopping popcorn, candy, soda, water. this little ball of fire! Sandi diligently purchased all of the yummy food, ordered Thursday, November 15 the ribbons and chef’s hats, cut all the placemats, ironed 6 pm (seriously) the handkerchiefs FREE! REGISTER by Nov. 14 used as centerpieces on the tables, helped decorate the room, baked 200 delicious cookies, aided in recruiting 8 additional volunteers, Friday, Nov. 16 organized the various 6 pm chili entries and despite Everyone is welcome! Please register! his better judgment, let us abuse her husband, Elwyn, for the day. Wow! Saturday, Nov. 17 Let’s just hope Sandi forgets 6 – 8 PM how tiring this was and does $5 pp; $45 this all over again next year! per table Register by: Nov. 16

Celebrate Veteran’s Day with Sun City!

Chartered Clubs
Bisque N Pieces Ceramics Club McFarland & Ruggles Rooms Mondays 1 pm Shelley Huff 480-209-3834 Bocce Ball Club - Bocce Ball Courts Thursday & Friday 10 am Fridays 1 pm Johnny Williams 520-509-6038 Book Club - Card Room 2nd Tues (Nov. 13) 2 pm Betty Wheeler 520-509-1121 Bridge Club - Card Room Fridays 9:30 am Mary Dawson 520-233-6757 Bunco Club - Card Room Wednesdays 6 pm Linda Lehti 520-723-9963 Classy Glass Club - Ruggles Craft Room Tues./Fri. @ 8 am; Wednesday @ 9 am Anne Schalinske 520-840-0930 Lynn Pajer 520-509-1139 Beginner Glass Fusion Oct. 19 8:30 am Clay Crafters Club - Walker Craft Room Thurs. & Fri. 10 am Mondays 9 am Wednesdays 1 pm Kathy Gibson 520-723-4416 Community Garden Club - Ballroom 4th Friday 9 am Linda Wheeler 520-509-6254 Cooking Club - Ballroom October - May only 2nd Tuesday Peter Maycock 520-723-5022 Couples Golf - Ballroom 3rd Thursdays 5 pm Jim Munden 520-682-6790 Duelin’ Daubers Bingo Club - Card Room 2nd & 4th Fridays 1 pm Stephanie Zito 520-723-5881 Fiber Arts Club - McFarland Craft Room Saturdays 12 pm Tuesdays 10 am Yvonne Nathanson 520-233-6661 Hiking Club Wednesdays 8 am 1st Thurs. Mtg 6:30 pm Greg Waterman 716-998-9185 Jazzy Jewels Club Mondays 12 pm - Card Room Thursdays 12 pm - McFarland Dian Meder 480-688-6458 Merrill Ranch Sun Dancers - Ballroom Wed. & Thurs. 9:30 am Carole Power 520-723-5959 TURKEY SHUFFLE DANCE: Nov. 20 5:30 - 8:30 pm; $5 pp

Ladies Lunch Out @ Creative Cafe

FLAG RAISING CEREMONY Sunday, November 11 7:00 am FREE! Register by Nov. 7! If you’re a veteran and would like to participate, please contact Pat. BRUNCH Sunday, November 11 10:30 am - 1 pm Brunch Only: $13 pp View the brunch menu on the Calendar at USO SHOW with the UPTOWN ANGELS Sunday, November 11 2 - 3:30 pm Show only: $9 BUY BOTH THE BRUNCH & THE SHOW AND SAVE! Brunch & Show: Only $20 pp Last Day to purchase: Nov. 7

Dinner & a Movie: Battleship

Piecemakers Club - McFarland & Ruggles Mon. & Thurs. 9 am Linda Lehti 520-723-9963 Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Friday, Nov. 2 Poker Club - Poker Area Mondays 2 pm Tuesdays 5 pm Wednesdays 2 pm Thursdays 5 pm Saturdays 1 pm Ross McDowell 520-723-4948 SCATS Club - Poston Ballroom Varies as needed Bob Smith 520.840.2438 The Pig Skin Club - Poston Ballroom Varies as needed Michael Howell 520-233-6479 Tile Setters MahJongg Club - Card Room Mondays 5 - 8 pm; Wednesdays 12:30 pm Stephanie Zito 520-723-5881 Wine Club - Ballroom 1st Thurs. 6 - 8 pm Bruce Porter 520-723-0809

New Economic & Investment Forum
If you are interested in having fun by bringing neighbors together with various backgrounds and experience who want to share and learn about current economics and investments in publicly traded companies, this new group might be for you. Contact Gerry Stoneburner at 520.723.8623 or email at

Recycling Update
The Town Council has asked the Town staff to negotiate a contract with the low bidder from the private sector to provide trash and recycling curbside collection for all residents in Florence including Anthem. The final decision would be made by Town Council. The private sector bids received had monthly cost to the residents of $13.50-$17.94 including all taxes. This service would include one trash and one recycling pickup each week. For the Town to provide a similar service to include trash and recycling curbside the cost would continue to be the $28 that is currently paid each month. There was a discussion with Town Council regarding bulk waste pickup. This is currently a monthly service provided to Florence residents excluding Anthem. The Public Works Director did indicate that should someone living at Anthem have a large item to dispose of, if called; the Town would pick it up.

Interest Groups
Anthem Photo Group Tuesdays 6:00 pm Donna MacKenzie 480-243-7831 Pickleball Group - Pickleball Courts Mondays 12 pm Lessons by app’t Mondays 1 pm Skills/Drills Mon/Wed/Fri 3 pm Open Fun Play Tues. & Sat. 8 am Men/Women C 10 am Men/Women B Thursdays 8 am Women All Levels 10 am Men All Levels Fridays 1 pm Women Shootout Sundays 3 pm Men Competitive Audrey Sobota 520-233-6158 Genealogy Group - Computer Lab 1st Wednesday 1 pm Jan Trbovich 520-723-9454 Hand & Foot/Mexican Train Group - Card Room Thursdays 1 pm Betty Wheeler 520-509-1121 Travel Group 2nd Tuesday 2 pm Kathleen Doherty 520-266-9267 Investment Group - Computer Lab 2nd Thurs. 6 pm Elwyn Moore 520-709-4840 Open Tennis If interested in playing with a group, call Linda Crowell at 520-723-8287 Minnesota Canasta 1st & 3rd Fridays 1 pm Barb 206.715.4485

Open Mic Night LIVE!


Mental Health Trivia!

Chat ‘N Chew w/ Pat & Mike


Tuesday, Nov. 27 9 am Ballroom Register by Nov. 26 Meet and talk with your Lifestyle Director, Pat Stemple and Executive Director, Mike Arrington! Refreshments served.

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Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch

Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch

Phx Suns vs. Memphis Grizzlies
HELP PROJECT BRIDGE Sunday, January 6 Game Time: 6:00pm $37/per person (Includes roundtrip transportation)

Voices of Christmas

Join the Phoenix Suns when they take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, January 6 and help some struggling Florence families at the same time! Tickets are specially priced at $20 each for all Project Bridge benefactors and we’ve arranged luxury roundtrip transportation for just $17 per person. Total ticket price is only $37 for a fun night of NBA basketball and the opportunity to support one of our favorite local charities. The evening will have a few surprises in store. There will also be 50/50 Raffle tickets on sale with ½ the pot going to a lucky winner! The rest of the money will support Project Bridge. Buy your tickets TODAY. The absolute last day to purchase tickets is WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12!

Friday, Nov. 30 Saturday, Dec. 1 7 pm $3 pp + 1 new, unwrapped toy pp One of the highlights of the holiday season in Sun City is this wonderful performance. Produced and directed by resident, Betty Pimentel, this show has that special WOW factor! If you haven’t been, you need to this year! If you have, you know you had better buy your tickets early! The benefactor for the donated toys & gifts will once again be Project Bridge. Voices of Christmas will touch your heart in so many ways and on so many levels it is hard to define. You will laugh and feel lucky and you may even shed a tear or two.

Holiday Brunch
Wednesday, Dec. 19 10:30 am – 1 pm Café $12 pp Last day to purchase tickets is Dec. 14 Enjoy a special holiday brunch in our beautiful Café. All decked out for the festive season the Café will be the perfect setting and as always, Chef Ed has prepared a menu that is sure to please. The last day to purchase tickets is December 14! Buy your tickets today! MENU Eggnog croissant French toast With gingerbread syrup & fresh whipped cream Turkey salad sandwich With fresh greens and cranberry aioli on a croissant Three-cheese butternut squash scalloped potatoes Egg & hashbrown scramble

ASU Fall 2012 Course Schedule
Canine Good Citizenship Class Tuesdays, Oct. 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6 4 - 5 pm $32.00 Drawing On Your Best Side Thursdays, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, 8, 15 10 am - 12 pm $32.00 Survival Conversational Spanish Fridays, Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7 10 - 11:30 am $48.00 History of Florence Wednesday, Nov. 5 9 - 10:30 am $8.00 More Painting Using Acrylics Wednesday, Nov. 7, 14, 28, Dec. 5 10 am - 12 pm $32.00 Where Are You on the Big Map: Our Place in the Universe Tuesday, Nov. 6 & Friday, Nov. 9 1:30 - 2:30 pm $16.00 Water: The Story Behind the Faucet Monday, Nov. 12, 19 10 am - 12 pm $16.00 How Do They Do That? Wednesday, Nov. 13, 20 10 - 11:30 am Enrolling in 6 $16.00 Photo Composition Friday, Nov. 16 10 am - 12:30 pm $8.00 Image Editing Friday, Nov. 16 1:30 - 3 pm $8.00 Women Behind Bars Monday, Nov. 26 9 - 10:30 am $8.00 It’s Too Hot! Heat Adaptation Tuesday, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, 11 10 - 11:30 am $8.00 Why Do We Do That? Human Behavior Thursday, Nov. 29, Dec. 6 9 - 10:30 am $16.00 Dysfunction of the American System Monday, Dec. 3, 10; Thurs. Dec. 6, 13 1:30 - 3 pm $32.00 Minerals and Mining Friday, Dec. 7, 14 10 - 11:30 am $16.00

Helping at Thanksgiving
Project Bridge is one of Sun City’s favorite “worthy causes”. Several times a year we hold some kind of fundraiser to help families who live in the Florence Unified School District. During October and November our focus turns to Thanksgiving and donating household cleaning and hygiene items as well as grocery store gift cards for each family. This year, with your help, Project Bridge will deliver Thanksgiving boxes to 100 families who are struggling to make ends meet and simply put food on the table. Last year there were 21 families. Clearly, the need in this part of Pinal County continues to grow. When completed, each box will contain a grocery store gift card so they can shop for Thanksgiving dinner, as well as hygiene products, cleaning & laundry supplies, saran wrap, aluminum foil, toilet paper, paper towels, sandwich baggies, trash bags and kitchen sponges. YOU can help! Please stop in the Union Center to pluck a feather from our proud Thanksgiving turkey. Then, purchase the items listed on the feather and return them to the front desk by Thursday, November 8. Thanksgiving boxes will be delivered to each family on November 16. If you would like to do more than the feather suggests, additional contributions are always needed and very welcome. Gift cards from Safeway, Target, Wal-Mart and Fry’s are very helpful because they can be used to purchase items not received in donations or given to a family for grocery shopping.

Del Webb Goes Pink Thanks YOU!
Residents of Anthem at Merrill Ranch once again reached into their hearts and generously supported our Annual Del Webb Goes Pink Walk on October 13. This year we had 196 walkers/runners and a record number of 20 Breast Cancer Survivors! Our 50/50 Raffle collected $1,105. The winner took home $552.50 and Susan G. Komen is the beneficiary of the other half. There were over 500 Ducks purchased and entered in the now famous Pink Duck Race. The Lucky Duck winner took home a 32” HD flat screen TV. Other Ducks were pulled from the water to determine winners of a variety of raffle prizes donated by our chartered clubs, crafts and generous local businesses. Every year our donations amount exceeds the previous year. This year, Anthem at Merrill Ranch will donate $5,903.33 to Susan G. Komen’s fight for the cure! Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated in and donated to this very worthy cause! Check out all the event photos on!


An Island Fantasy Welcome Back!
Saturday, November 3 5 – 9 pm Outdoor Pool Our Annual Welcome Back party is this Saturday (11/3) and everything is pointing to a great time! Tickets are sold, Paul McDermand on his steel drums and authentic Island dancers are warmed up and ready to entertain you. The buffet will be plentiful and delicious. Our favorite caricaturist will capture the memory for you in personal sketches. Old friends will reconnect after the summer separation and new friendships will begin. It’s an evening worth waiting for! Hopefully we’ll see you there! If not, make plans now to attend next year.

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Poston Butte Golf Club Meeting @ SC
November 5 6 pm

Town Hall Meeting
November 13 1:00 pm

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Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch

DocTalk Radio Live Broadcast!

by Cardiac Arrhythmia Insitute


November 28, 2012 12:45 - 2:15 pm FREE! Classroom Pre register at the Fitness Desk. Doc Talk Radio wants you to sit in the LIVE studio audience for a radio broadcast reaching more than 80,000 listeners! Space is limited so sign up early for this FREE opportunity. Light snacks will be served.

by Florence Hospital at Anthem

November 1 5:30 - 7 pm FREE! Dinner provided. Register at the Fitness Desk.

November 20 11:30 am FREE! Lunch provided. Register at Fitness Desk.

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November 2012
Thursday Friday Saturday

November Group Fitness Schedule
Spin (Indoor Cycle) Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 8 - 9 am Resident Group Circuit Training Tuesdays 8 - 9 am Instructor: Diane Water Aerobics Mon, Wed, Fri 10 - 11 am Instructor: Diane Yoga Tuesdays & Saturdays 9:15 - 10:15 am Tuesday Instructor: Jeanne Thursday Instructor: Linda

Free Physical Activity Promotion Program One Minute Wellness


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Total Body Sculpt Wednesdays 16 17 ASU: ConAnthem 9:15 - 10:15 am versational Commu- Instructor: Vicki Spanish nity Yard Stretch 10 am Sale ASU: Pho- 7 am - 1 pm Thursdays to Comp. 8 - 9 am Mental 10 am Resident Group Health Karaoke Trivia 6 pm Core Conditioning Night Fridays 6 pm 9:15 - 10:15 am Instructor: Vicki * No classes on 23 24 ASU: ConThanksgiving (11/22) or Black versational Friday (11/23). Spanish FREE Jazzercise 10 am

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Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 6 pm Friday 7:30 am - 2 pm
450 W. Adamsville Rd. • Florence



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The Hearing Centers
of Arizona 520-868-8111
475 S. Main Street Florence, AZ

New Invisible Hearing Device Stands Up to the Demands of an Active Lifestyle – With the Ultimate in Discretion!
Not surprisingly, most people seeking hearing solutions from Terri Ellert of The Hearing Center in Florence, AZ want a discreet hearing device that people won’t notice. Nearly half of them take that request a bit further – they want an invisible one. “With the incredible advances in technology and design, patients can now have the discreet look they want and better hearing they need to meet the everyday demands of their active lifestyles, “says Terri Ellert. Terri Ellert, is one of the first hearing care professionals in the US to offer the new invisible Oticon Intigaˡ , a super tiny, ultra sleek hearing solution that sits inside the ear canal. The fully automatic hearing solution is designed to improve first-time users’ ability to hear and understand conversation and other everyday sounds with less listening effort, even in difficult listening situations such as restaurants, conference rooms or sporting events. Terri customizes Intigaˡ to fit the unique shape of each patient’s ear to ensure a secure, comfortable fit. This means that Intigaˡ stays put and invisible no matter how active the patient’s lifestyle. Terri Ellert reports that her patients also appreciate that because Intigaˡ is worn inside the ear, they can easily use the telephone or wear headphones without discomfort. For patients who may not be candidates for the custom-made Intigaˡ, The Hearing Center offers the tiny Intiga, a high performance hearing instrument that fits almost invisibly behind the ear. Intiga is the world’s smallest fully wireless hearing solution, enabling the device to act as a wireless, hands-free headset for cell phones and other entertainment devices. For more information on invisible Intigaˡ or behind-the-ear Intiga, contact Terri Ellert at 520868-8111 .