Category: Features

Sun Lakes resident publishes “I Flew with Heroes”

Thomas R. Waldron, author of I Flew with Heroes – a True Story of Rescue and Recovery during the Vietnam War Including the Raid on Son Tay resides with his wife in Sun Lakes. The book is available on Amazon.com and on Kindle; it is also in the Sun Lakes Library.

During the war in Southeast Asia, the author flew combat missions in the CK-135 Tanker, H-3 and H-53 Helicopter. This book recounts rescue missions flown by H-3 and H-53 “Jolly Green” crews in 1969 and 1970 in Laos and Vietnam while he was assigned to the 40th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery (ARR) Squadron. In a…

“To Catch A Man” books makes a comeback

Order your copy of To Catch a Man!

“This book has been meaningful to women of all ages,” author Barbara Schrodt states. “I had no idea when writing it that this book would find its way into so many women’s hearts.” To Catch a Man is a simple read, but one that will move you to tears and cause you to laugh aloud. If…

Thank You, Friends – March 2015

Thank you very much to Melinda and Randall Eshpeter for donating this Brunswick Gold Crown III pool table and top quality light fixture to the Sun Lakes Country Club homeowners Billiards Room. Rack ‘em up! The Gold Crown III has been called the crown jewel of American pool tables. (Photos by J. Scheidereiter). v Catherine…

Ask Your Agents – March 2015

Dear Tammy and Cheri, We are an active couple; our new passion is biking! We enjoy taking day trips, but have thought about trying something adventurous and turn this into a vacation. Do you have any information on this? Sincerely, The Coopers, Sun Lakes, AZ Dear Coopers, We’re glad you came to us! Active vacations,…

Veterans’ Voice – March 2015

Art Sloane Jesse Ramirez, a former Navy veteran, has the chance to see again because of a new invention called eSight glasses. Unfortunately, these glasses cost $14,000 which the VA will not cover. The Reverend Joseph F. Matrishion, an Air Force veteran, contacted me since he has been helping this vet for some time now.…

In Passing – March 2015

Marjorie Elaine (De Lano) Gillette Marjorie Elaine (De Lano) Gillette of Chandler, AZ (formerly of Lyons, NY and Grand Forks, ND) was called home by the Lord on January 8, 2015 at the age of 96. Marjorie was born on July 24, 1918 in Lima, NY to Harry Milo De Lano and Clara (Swick) De…

2 Your Health – March 2015

Editor’s Note: “2 Your Health” is a new column in the Sun Lakes Splash dedicated to health issues. Each month different doctors and or medical associations, from varying specialties, will be writing on issues of importance. Articles are based on experiences and independent research conducted by the doctors or medical associations. We encourage anyone considering…

The Hot Spot – March 2015

One of the three dual band emergency radios purchased by the Sun Lakes Fire Department with the Firehouse Sub foundation grant is posed at the Phoenix press conference.

Brian Curry Sun Lakes Fire Department Deputy Chief Dan Guerra recently traveled to a televised press conference in Phoenix to accept a grant from the Fire Subs foundation for three new dual band emergency radios. Firehouse Subs which was started by retired firefighters uses its foundation to assist fire, police and emergency services throughout the…

Dollars & Sense – March 2015

Editor’s Note: “Dollars and Sense” is a new column in the Sun Lakes Splash dedicated to financial issues. This column is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information on the subject of personal finances, such as that which you’d find from Stocktrades dividend stocks. The publisher shall not be liable for any loss of profit…

Conservation Corner – March 2015

Demise of single-use plastic bags? Pauline Lee Can you believe that about one million plastic bags are used every minute around the world? In the U.S. the average family accumulates 60 plastic bags in only four trips to the grocery store, costing the retailers $4 billion annually. Only 0.5-3 percent of all bags are recycled.…