The Sunflower Communicator
September 16, 2021
Volume 11 Number
the Sunflower Community informed with the
latest news and
1. Activity Committee
- Sunflower Comedy Theater
2. Election Committee
3. Village Center Hours
4. Policy Changes
5. Marana Neighborhood
6. Pool Gate and
8. Activity Committee
9. Travel Club
10. Dance Club
11. Social Club
12. Genealogy Society
13. Community Yard Sale
- Sunflower Comedy Theater - Mark your
calendars and get your tickets for the 3
One Act Plays coming to the Fiesta Room on
October 2, 2021 from 6:30 to 8:30. On
October 3, 2021 there's a matinee from 2:30
Refreshments will be served after the
The plays and skits are funny and performed
by your neighbors.
Tickets are on sale September 21 from 2:30
to 3:30 and September 24, from 9:00 to
11:00 in the lobby.
You can also get tickets by calling Vicki
Cost is $10.00
Masks are not required, but it's
ELECTION COMMITTEE - CANDIDATE
QUESTIONS: The question box has
been placed on the credenza in the Village
Center. If you have questions for our Board
member candidates, please stop by and add a
question to the box. Or please email
email@example.com directly. This will
be out until September 28, 2021.
VILLAGE CENTER HOURS: Effective
Monday, September 20, 2021, the Village
Center will be back to regular operating
hours. Monday and Wednesday 7:30am-7:00pm;
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
7:30am - 9:00pm; Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm.
Thank you all for your understanding and
POLICY CHANGES: The Board of
Directors approved at the September BOD
meeting to post the revisions to three (3)
of the policies for 30-days. The changes
will be for Policy 6.01 Facilities Rental
Policy, Procedure for Non-Catered Food
Events and Procedure for Association
Sponsored Catered Food Events. Policies are
posted at the Village Center and will be
posted to the website for review. We ask
that you review and add or forward any
comments to Andrea Eisenhauer at
MARANA NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING: The
Town of Marana will be at the Village
Center on September 30th
the meeting will be from
3:00pm-4:30pm. Essentially, the
Town is proposing a half-cent sales tax
increase. This meeting will be a
presentation regarding that proposal, as
well as an opportunity for the public to
ask questions and share any concerns.
The Town of Marana has posted a public
notice of intent for Council to consider a
half-cent sales tax rate increase for the
purpose of funding certain projects.
Please join us in person or via Zoom, light
refreshments and cookies will be served.
Zoom information will be sent out
separately once we get closer to the
POOL GATE AND INFORMATION: After
further discussion at the September Board
meeting, the east pool gate will no longer
be open during the Village Center's
operating hours. If you are coming to the
fitness center or pool when the center is
open, please come thru the center, scan at
the entry doors and then you will need to
scan your proximity cards again at the
fitness doors or interior pool gate. If the
proximity card is not scanned in both
location it will not allow you access.
REMINDERS: the pool and
fitness center will remain closed from
12:30pm-1:30pm for daily cleaning, all
guest must register at the front desk and
must be accompanied by the Sunflower
resident at all times. Please ensure all
rules are being obeyed. If you see rules
not being followed please let staff know,
you can come into the center or call us at
520-572-9780. Alerting our staff would be
much appreciated. This way, we are able to
address any issue(s).
BYOP Ticket Sales - Bring your own
Potluck: Ticket sales are
this Friday 1pm-3pm in the lobby. $2 each
plus a side or No charge if bringing a Main
dish to share. Event is Saturday Sept 25th
- 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Come join the fun and
meet your neighbors - stop by for details!
Appetizer and dessert provided.
ACTIVITY COMMITTEE: MUSIC
UNDER THE STARS
Sponsored by the Sunflower Activities
You are invited to the Free Sunflower
Community MUSIC UNDER THE STARS event.
Don't miss this twice a year special event.
It will be held at the Village Center back
patio on the grass. Bring your lawn chairs
and enjoy the music of GIANT BLUE featuring
Anna Warr. Giant Blue provides high-quality
jazz-rock and blues with Anna Warr on
vocals, a monster horn section and a HOT
When: October 9, 2021
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Bring: Lawn Chairs and BYOBeverage and
Dinner: The Jozarelli's Italian Food Truck
will be selling Italian specialties.
Dessert: Fitness Club selling Ice Cream
Life Enrichment Series -
As the possibility of travel continues to
open more and more, our next Life
Enrichment Series is Pleasurebent Travel
who will give a presentation on travel
options. Join us on Tuesday, September 21
from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM in the Fiesta Room.
Get your free raffle ticket at the door to
enter for a free trip!
Art Expo - Tuesday,
September 28 from 2:30PM to 4 PM in the
Fiesta Room, the Activities Committee is
sponsoring A piece of my heArt Art
Exhibition. You are invited to
view, up close and personal, September's
art display painted by Sunflower residents
guided by one of our resident artists,
Sharon Fannin. Sharon's "Painting Uncorked"
class brings out the budding artists in her
students and they will be on hand to
discuss their art work and their experience
creating their first masterpiece. Light
refreshments will be served.
Pool Party - Activities
Committee is sponsoring a Free Pool Party
Friday, September 17 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Come cool off and enjoy the music of our
one and only Mike Foreman. You may bring
your own food and drink as long as it is in
unbreakable containers. This is an adult
only Pool Party.
TRAVEL CLUB: AAM, our management
company, will be sending out a link to a
survey today for the Sunflower Travel
Club. We would appreciate it if all
residents, whether you are a club member or
non-club member, we ask you to please take
the time to fill out the survey. This
will help us to plan trips for the upcoming
season. Suggestions are also
DANCE CLUB: The Dance Club will be
having our Halloween Spooktacular Party
Saturday, October 30th, 6 pm to 8:30
pm. The tickets are $12 pp and sale
dates are Tuesday, September
28th 12:00pm - 2:00pm and Tuesday,
October 5th, 12:00pm - 2:00pm. We'll
have a DJ, prizes, photos and more.
Get your costumes together and join us for
a much-needed fun night. Best
costumes will be decided by attendees.
SOCIAL CLUB: If you purchased a
ticket for this coming Saturday's dinner
and entertainment we're looking forward to
seeing you at 6:00 p.m. Tickets will
go on sale that evening for October
16th's "Fabulous Fall" dinner.
Our entertainment for the night will be
Wally Lawder, a "folk
singer/songwriter". Bring your $10 so
you can purchase your ticket!
GENEALOGY SOCIETY: Join the
Sunflower Genealogy Society Zoom meeting
featuring Jacque Kasper on Tuesday,
September 21 at 2pm. Jacque will
present From an Unknown to a Remarkable
Life, about her research and biography of
Thomas Robertson Sorin, a pioneer Arizona
newspaperman and mining enthusiast.
Her talk will review the databases, online
books and newspapers, and documents in
archives she used in her research. Join us
for this very informative program on
Arizona history and research resources.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE: Saturday,
October 16th. Sign-up at the front
desk. Fee is $5.00. Deadline for signing up
and getting on the map is Tuesday, October
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