Category: Generals

17th Annual Gourd Festival Set for February 7-9

Colleen McKnight Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch members are getting ready for the 17th annual gourd festival in Casa Grande on Feb. 7-9. This festival is the largest gourd festival in the United States, and it happens right in our back yard! The festival happens at the Pinal County Fairgrounds and includes 70 classes, 100+…

Attention IronOaks New Homeowners

You are eligible for a FREE round of golf for two, FREE week of fitness, FREE week of tennis, and BOGO meal at Stone & Barrel or Grill on the Green. All you have to do is call the IronOaks Welcome Group, c/o Howard Lundgren, at 480-369-2015 or email him at hsljml@netzero.com to receive your…

Arizona Rangers Expands Membership

Michael Berry The Arizona Rangers-Sun Lakes Company expands its membership to 15 full and probationary Rangers ready to serve the Sun Lakes communities. Miguel Romero was sworn in this past December by Captain Ron Burchett. If you are interested in more information about joining the Sun Lakes Company, contact the Rangers at sunlakes.info@azrangers.gov.

EVJCC Presents “Why Is Jerusalem So Important to Muslims?” February 23

Michael Cohen, MD This topic has major contemporary implications in any possible resolution of the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “The Palestinians claim East Jerusalem, including the Old City, as the capital of a future state, while Israeli leaders have claimed Jerusalem as the state’s “eternal capital” since 1949. The Old City has huge historic, economic, religious,…

Citrus Sharers Picking Season Underway

James Harrald Happy New Year and welcome to another season of gleaning fruit for the Sun Lakes community! The picking season began on Saturday, Feb. 1, and will be ending on Monday, March 2. We only pick on Saturdays and Mondays from 8 a.m. until noon. If you were picked in the past, you should…

Take a Walk on the Wild Side!

Gwen Grace Come see some wild birds on a bird walk with Desert Rivers Audubon at the Gilbert Water Ranch on Saturday, Feb. 15. The GWR is in Gilbert on Greenfield and Guadalupe. The walk takes place from  8:30 to 11 a.m. This is a free event, and we have binoculars for you and an…

Posse Medical Equipment Program

Phyllis Swanson, Office Manager, Sun Lakes Posse Medical Equipment We wish to thank all residents who have made contributions to the Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse. These contributions also help keep the Sun Lakes medical equipment operational. Anyone who owns a home knows that the expense of keeping the property in good condition is costly. We…