Neighborhood Representative Committee

CHAIRPERSON Reunion- Ross McDowell 520-723-4948 Legacy- Bob McDonnell 928-308-5047 Discovery- Ruth Wloczewski 520-876-0647 Stratford - Kathleen McCoy 520-509-6724 Overture - Brian Clingerman Coventry - Russell Clark 623-271-8579 Overlook - OPEN Serenity - OPEN Liberty - OPEN

November 9 – FITT for Life Expo November 15 - Spaghetti Dinner November 16 - Trivia (moved from 11/8) November 16 - AMR Garage Sale November 20 - Empty Bowls Event December 6 & 7 – Voices of Christmas December 18 – Holiday Show “MC6 A Capella” December 31 – New Years’ Eve Party January 17 – Cindy Miller (Google her, she’s amazing!) January 25 – Country Dance with “Maggie Mae” February 8 – “Dancing with OUR Stars” March 15 - Dan St. Paul Comedy Show March 29 - Concert in the Park Scott Keo in “Michal Buble Tribute Show”


Contact Information & Important Numbers
AAM 24-Hour Emergency 1-866-553-8290 602-647-3034 Union Center Front Desk 520-723-6610 Union Center Fitness Desk 520-723-6629 Randy Paul Community Manager 723-6611 Joy Swanda Compliance Administrator 723-6616 Pat Stemple Lifestyle Director 723-6612 Jaclyn Revis Communications Coordinator 723-6613 Dana Raimondi Fitness & Wellness Coordinator 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

The Finance Committee Needs Volunteers
The Sun City Finance Committee is currently accepting applications! Please complete a Finance Committee Application, available on > Community Governance > Documents > Committee Applications > Finance Committee Application.

Rappin’ with Randy & Talkin’ with Turner
Monthly Communication Meetings
2nd Wednesday 10 AM in the Ballroom
Sun City Community Manager, Randy Paul and SCAMR Board President, Scott Turner will hold monthly communication meetings the second Wednesday each month at 10 am. This meeting will follow our 9 am “Chat & Chew” in the ballroom. This is a forum for residents to hear community updates, ask questions, discuss concerns and make comments on general topics regarding the community. Don’t miss this great opportunity! Please register at the front desk!

Union Center Hours
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

Florence Hospital Meets With Anthem
Meet the New CEO
Tues., October 1 @ 6:3pm, Mon., October 7 @ 1 pm
OPEN TO ALL ANTHEM RESIDENTS! Florence Hospital will be at Sun City Anthem for two meetings to discuss their current financial status, level of services and insurance procedures. Dr. Art Doloresco, the new CEO, will address as many concerns as time permits. Also attending and available for questions are Dr. Zenji Reynolds, Dir. of Radiology and Amy Jascourt, Dir. of Patient Affairs and Marketing as well as other staff members. This will be an open forum with plenty of time for questions. These meetings are open to all Anthem residents.


Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch

Anthem at Merrill Ranch

FITT for Life Expo
11 am - 4 pm Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch
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Wednesday, Oct. 2 5:30 pm • $16 pp
“Die Echten Wald-Buam”
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Saturday, November 9th

FREE Golf Simulator!

Over 40 Exhibitors! FREE Health & Fitness Assessments! Cooking Demos! Food Vendors! Arts & Crafts! MUCH More!
Mobile On-Site Mammograms*
Appointments: 480-967-3767 Appointments: 480-964-3013


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Longest Drive Contest!

On Site Prostate Cancer Screenings* United Blood Services Blood (code: SCAMerrillRanch)

The Hearing Center
* Mammograms & prostate checks require prior sign-up. Cash only for food vendors. FITT Kids Playground attractions subject to

search Anthem events

Saturday, October 19 5:30 pm $25 pp by 10/5 $28 pp after 10/5

Welcome Back Winter Residents!

Island Fantasy

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month!
“Walk For the Cures!” October 26
We’re walking for more than breast cancer, this year our net proceeds will go to Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare. They are known throughout the southwest for their commitment to providing personalized and innovative cancer care and research. Breakfast and lunch are provided for all registrants. Register early and buy your ducks for our Pink Duck Race! Register at the front desk today to guarantee your shirt size. Contact Betty Pimentel or Judy McDowell for more information or to volunteer for this worthy cause!

Beer, Brats and Kraut are the fare for the night but the highlight of this years’ Oktoberfest comes to us straight from Germany! “Die Echten Wald-Buam” is scheduled to take the stage at 6:30 for 2 hours of authentic German music. We’ll make sure there’s plenty of room on the dance floor for some great Polka’s! Dinner at 5:30 will consist of Bratwurst with apples, onion and sauerkraut and something sweet to balance out the menu. This will be a CASH bar hosted by Poston Butte Golf Club. Domestic ontap beer will be available for $2.00 each. A German Beer and red, white & blush wine will also be available. The last day to purchase tickets is Friday, September 20! This is a FIRM deadline! Buy yours TODAY!

Resident favorite, Paul McDermand will join us again for our annual festive Welcome Back for our winter residents! Paul on steel drums & marimba is well worth coming out for but add to that a delicious Island buffet and other entertainment (still in the works) this event will not disappoint! Last day to register is Monday, October 14! This is a FIRM deadline!

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Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch

Halloween Costume Party
Thursday, October 31 7 - 10 pm $10 / person Start planning your costume now! There will be great prizes for the “Best Costume” in the following categories: Most Original Idea; Most Realistic; Funniest; & Freakiest. Always a good time, a Sun City favorite, Armor Gomez, will be on stage for the evening to keep the energy high and the dance floor full so, bring your dancin’ shoes! We’ll provide water, ice and a little holiday fare to keep you in a party mood! All you have to do is register today to be sure you get a ticket! Last day to purchase tickets is Monday, October 28.

Ladies Lunch Out @ River Bottom Grill Karaoke Night
Friday, October 4 6 pm, Ballroom

Monthly Casino Trip
2nd Monday - Oct. 14 Bus departs at 8:45 am. $5 pp refundable cash deposit Minimum: 20

Tuesday, October 1 Meet at Union Center to carpool: 11:30 am Please register!

Singles Potluck
Tuesday, October 15 5:30 pm, Ballroom $2 Residents; $4 Guests Bring your favorite dish & beverage.

Happy Hour
Monday, October 7 @ 5 pm Lobby & Patio

Chat & Chew

Wednesday, October 9 9 am, Ballroom Please register! Refreshments provided.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
Tuesday & Wednesday, October 22 & 23 6:00 pm, Ballroom $25 per person A gala shindig for those of you that want to be in pictures! Tickets will be sold October 2, 3, 9 and 10 in the Union Center Cafe. Only 96 tickets available for each performance! Don’t miss out - buy your tickets early!

Save Your Life & Another!
This year, make your appointments for Saturday, November 9 at the FITT for Life Expo to get your mammogram and prostate screenings done and donate blood at the United Blood Services Bloodmobile! Mobile On Site Mammograms Call 480-967-3767 to schedule your app’t. Most major insurance carriers accepted. Medicare patients welcome. Full field digital and CAD computerized reading. Prostate On Site Cancer Screenings Call 480-964-3013 to schedule your app’t. Screening includes PSA, DRE, Testicular Exam and a Doctor Consultation. United Blood Services Blood Drive Appointments available 10 am - 1:30 pm or Walk ins accepted 10 am - 3 pm. sponsor code: SCAMerrillRanch

Wealth Management Seminar & Free Dinner
Wednesday, October 9 5:30 pm, Ballroom REGISTER!

Movie Night:

Now You See Me

Dinner & Movie:
The Great Gatsby
PG-13 for violent images, sexual content, smoking, partying & language Thursday, Oct. 24 @ 5:30 pm $8 pp Register by October 23. Pizza & salad dinner, popcorn, candy, soda, water.

PG-13 for languagee, action & sexual content Thursday, Oct. 10 @ 6 pm $4 pp Register today! Popcorn, candy, soda, water.

Friday, Oct. 11 @ 6 pm $5 pp/$45/Team Table August Winner Register by Oct. 10 “Sometimes 7+” Wear your best costume for a night of SPOOKtacular fun! Study up on all facets related to Halloween for this themed trivia night! Get your tickets early on sale September 13th @ August Runner Up “Hodgepodge” 8:15pm.

AZ Speaker Series: Ghosts of Route 66
Monday, Oct. 28 @ 1:00 pm Classroom $5 pp Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you will enjoy this unique journey with chilling legends, historic buildings, mysterious apparitions, curious sounds, disappearing money and friendly greetings !


Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch

Fall 2013 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at ASU Classes

FREE Expert Seminars
Topic: Neck and Low Back Pain Presented by: Affinity Physical Therapy Thursday, October 3 11:30 am Pre-register at the fitness desk. Lunch will be provided. Does your neck or back hurt? Is it hard to know where to get help? Come learn how to get quick relief and who to turn to for help. Topic: Stress - How It Affects the Body & How To Deal With It Presented by: AFC Physical Medicine of San Tan Valley Tuesday, October 15 11:30 am Pre-register at the fitness desk. Lunch will be provided. Learn how the role of health and wellness helps in stress management. Trigger point massage techniques for releasing tension will be covered.

October Group Fitness Schedule
Ab Attack! Fridays 9:15 - 10:15 am FITT Physique Thursdays 9:15 - 10:15 am Pilates Thursdays 10:30 - 11:30 am Spin Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 8 - 9 am Total Body Sculpt Mondays 9:15 - 10:15 am Water Aerobics* Mon, Wed, Fri 10 - 11 am Aquatics Physical Therapy* Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:15 - 2:15 pm Muscles & Motion Tuesdays 8 - 9 am Yoga Tuesdays 9:15 - 10:15 am Strength & Stretch Thursdays 8 - 9 am Zumba Gold Wednesdays 9:15 - 10:15 am

Registration now open for the all new line-up of courses!
Join us for the fun of learning in a relaxed setting!

Enrolling in six or more fee-paid courses entitles you to 20% OFF of your class fee total!
Fall Course Lineup: Genealogy 101 Conversational Spanish Learning Spanish Through Literature Women of Pinal County Protect Yourself from Being Scammed Calligraphy: Words as Art AZ Reptiles Dangerous Desert: Safety for Hikers Your Brain: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow The Life and Times of Zane Grey Mental Health 101 The Life and Legacy of George W.P. Hunt Geological Wonders of Arizona Florence 360 More Cotton Organic Pest Management for Your Home Medicare Myths and Truths Community Scholar Training Workshop

Physical Activity Promotion
We’re gearing up for November’s FITT for Life Expo on November 9th so grab your friends, neighbors, and workout buddies to join in on this incredible month long event. The Oktober FITT fest is a high energy fitness event that focuses on getting the body moving. Come workout with us and have fun while doing it! Stop by the Fitness Desk for details on how to participate. Program starts October 1st!

Oktober FITT Fest

Classes start October 28, 2013!
View the Calendar at for the class schedule or download the catalog and registration form on the ASU Lifelong Learning page!

FREE Mini Massages
Tuesday, October 1st 11:00 to 1:00 pm Register at Fitness Desk AFC Physical Medicine, our sponsor of September’s , Let’s Get Moving Sun City, will be giving free 5 minute massages up at the Union Center for those who participated. Please sign up in advance at the Fitness Desk.

* Denotes specialty fitness class. See Fitness Desk to purchase your pass.


October 2013
Sunday Monday Tuesday
1 Mini-Massages w/ AFC Physical Medicine 11 am Ladies Lunch Out: River Bottom Grill 11:30 am Florence Hospital Mtg 6:30 pm 8 Smart Cremation Seminar 11:30 am Classroom or Ballroom 2

View the Calendar at for all event details!
Oktoberfest 5:30 pm 3

Expert Seminar: Neck and Low Back Pain 11:30 am 4

Karaoke 6 pm 5



13 Albuquerque Balloon Festival Bus Trip

7 Happy Hour 5 pm Open Mic Night 6 pm Ballroom Florence Hospital Mtg 1 pm 14 Casino Trip 8:45 am


Chat & Chew 9 am Religious Studies Workshop 4 pm Wealth Mgmt Seminar & Dinner 5:30 pm

10 11 12 Islandwide Solar SPOOK-tacular Albuquerque BalSeminar Trivia 6 pm loon Festival Bus 10 am Classroom Albuquerque Trip Movie Night: Balloon Bountiful Now You See Me Festival Bus Basket Pick Up @ 6 pm Trip Parkside

15 Penn Estate Planning 11:30 am Classroom Expert Seminar: How to Manage Stress 11:30 am Singles Potluck 5:30 pm 22 Murder Mystery Dinner Theater 6 pm

16 17 Sun Valley Solar Seminar 10:00 am Classroom


19 Island Fantasy (Welcome Back Pool Party) 5:30 pm



23 24 Murder Mystery Dinner & Dinner Theater Movie Night: 6 pm The Great Gatsby 5:30 pm 30 ASU: Genealogy 101 1:30 pm 31 Halloween Dance 7 pm


26 Bountiful Basket Pick Up @ Parkside



28 29 AZ History ASU: Series: Ghosts of Community Route 66 Scholar 1 pm Workshop ASU: Your 10 am Brain: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow 1:30 pm

Social Events - RED Fitness & Wellness - BLUE Trips - GREEN Council Events - BROWN Seminars/Classes - PURPLE

OCT. 28 1:00 PM “Ghosts of Route 66” NOV. 18 1:00 PM “Go Through It, Fly Over It or Dig Under It”(A WWII POW Camp in Scottsdale) Presenter: Bill Harrison

> read more at! $5 each seminar

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