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AFMA Reminds … Ambulance Membership Program Still Ongoing

Brian Curry, Fire Inspector/Public Information Officer The Arizona Fire & Medical Authority (AFMA) reminds residents of Sun Lakes that their Ambulance Membership Program (AMP) is still enrolling Sun Lakers. The voluntary plan that went into effect in July of last year provides coverage for those co-pays and deductibles that your insurance does not cover. The…

An Overwhelming Positive Community Event

Craig Lloyd, Commander, Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse The Sun Lakes Posse, along with local businesses, sponsored a drug take-back and document shred event on Saturday, Nov. 14. The event was planned for two hours, from 10 a.m. to noon that day, and we started lining up cars at 9 a.m., and were backed up 50-plus…

Silver Belles

Linda Shanahan These five Belles may have Silver in their hair But let me tell you this, they don’t really care Silver on their arms, silver on their hands Silver on their fingers in the form of bands   Work inside the shop No better place to be Designing silver jewelry, they’ll sell it for…

Help on the Homefront

Peter Meade On Saturday, Nov. 21, at Sun Lakes Country Club between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., the Arizona Patriot Guard Riders and Sun Lakes Rotary Club are hosting an appreciation festival to celebrate veterans. Come out and have a bit of lunch and a drink, while checking out the silent auctions and other veteran…

Jack Holder: Pearl Harbor Survivor, Author, Paperboy!

Thomas Baldrick This is “old news.” You’ll love it anyway. It’s a story of Old Glory and it’ll touch your sense of patriotism and your heart. Yes, the October issue of Sun Lakes Splash was the same high-quality newspaper you expect. But for many, how it hit your driveway was unique. Go ahead, brag. You’ve had 98-year-old Pearl…

Sun Lakes Lions Club Fly the Flag Program

Nancy Meiner After weeks of removing and replacing over 400 weathered and tattered flags, the Sun Lakes Lions Club, who originated the “Fly the Flag” program in 2003, will once again fill the skies of our Sun Lakes community with the stars and stripes of the American flag. On Labor Day, we pay tribute to…

Sun Lakes Rangers Team Up to Provide Shoes for Chandler Youth

Michael Berry Dick’s Sporting Goods, the Arizona Rangers-Sun Lakes Company, and the Chandler Police Department teamed up to provide Chandler Neighborhood Resources 182 pairs of shoes for deserving children in our community.  Dick’s Sporting Goods is committed to partnering with the communities they serve, and the Arizona Rangers provide support for the youth and youth organizations…