Category: Features

News From the Sky

Eurowings A330 D-AXGF FRA 7-4-19

Phoenix Sky Harbor welcomes Eurowings Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport customers now have another option for direct access to Europe, as Eurowings, a Lufthansa Group airline, has announced the start of new nonstop flights between Frankfurt, Germany, and America’s Friendliest Airport®. Eurowings will begin offering flight service five days a week between Phoenix Sky Harbor…

Getting to know you

Jeanne MacLaughlin is Unity Church of Sun Lakes’ new minister. In the June Splash, we shared her educational and Spiritual background, and now here is a glimpse of her personal, human side. Jeanne was born in Wisconsin, the fifth child of six. This is her greatest joy, her loving and supportive family whom she will…

In Passing

Kay Blas Kay Blas passed away July 28 in McCall, ID, surrounded by family. She was born in Howell, MI, on March 13, 1941, and grew up in Milwaukee, WI. She attended Marquette Dental Hygiene school and became a dental hygienist. At 16, Kay met Lou Blas. In 1962 she married Lou in Milwaukee. They…

The Sun Lakes Anglers Welcome New Season

Derek Scoble, SLA VP The Sun Lakes Anglers (SLA) officially welcome the start of the new club year on Tuesday, September 3, at 7:00 p.m. in the Friendship Room at Sun Lakes Country Club. After we get done greeting each other, SLA members and guests will review the club business status and goals for the…

Jewish New Year 5780

September is the exciting time of the year when many things begin anew! It’s the beginning of football season, the return of “snowbirds” to Arizona, the first hint of cooler weather, AND the start of Jewish New Year, 5780! Resuming on September 13, Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation invites everyone to attend our regular monthly Friday…

AFMA Fire Corps seeks volunteers

The Arizona Fire & Medical Authority Fire Corps Community Assistance Program celebrates its 18th anniversary this month and continues providing service to the Sun Lakes community and assistance to the firefighters and medics of AFMA. (Photo by Mikayla Sedgwick)

Brian Curry The Community Assistance program of the Arizona Fire & Medical Authority/Sun Lakes Fire Corps is looking to add some new volunteers to the ranks of their CAP team. There are multiple programs that are part of the nationally-recognized Fire Corps which fall under AFMA. The Community Assistance Program includes a two-member team that…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Want a new kitchen for Thanksgiving? Now is a great time to start! Why let another holiday season go by if you know the kitchen needs to be updated and is insufficient for your needs? Here are some tips to make it easy: Define what you want changed. A traditional Thanksgiving celebration with…

Word of the Month: Extirpate

David Zapatka While traveling this summer on the Goldwing, I chose to visit the granddaddy of all outdoor sporting goods stores, Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, Missouri. If you’ve never been there, it’s spectacular and certainly worth a visit. More than 4,000,000 tourists visit this store every year, more than double the tourists to the…