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Sun Lakes Art students honor their art instructor

Sharon Gale The students at Sun Lakes are having to say goodbye to their watercolor art teacher, Alice Van Overstraeten. She is retiring from teaching in Chandler. She is still teaching pastels and watercolor in the Tempe, Gilbert and Mesa areas. The Sun Lakes art students will miss her greatly but plan to see her…

Risen Savior hosts Thanksgiving Turkey Drive

On Sunday, November 13, the congregation of Risen Savior Lutheran Church will be donating frozen turkeys and checks to assist the Chandler Food Bank in helping less-fortunate families in our community prepare turkey dinners on Thanksgiving. Invites Sun Lakes Community Participation Once again, Risen Savior is also inviting their neighbors in the Sun Lakes Community…

Sun Lakes Fire District Seeks Tax Override

Brian Curry The Sun Lakes Fire District is asking residents to approve a temporary tax levy override after making as many non-essential cuts as possible without jeopardizing fire suppression or emergency medical services. The override proposal is scheduled for a vote on Tuesday, November eighth. If the override is approved it would authorize the SLFD…

Desert Bats win Western States Tourney

Larry Wolfe Our Desert Bats 65 plus team recently won the Western States Qualifying Tournament in Prescott. The Bats swept the tournament field, finishing with a perfect 5-0 record. The Bats lived up to their name as their bats produced 109 runs, an average of nearly 22 per contest. They collectively had a .670 batting…

Celebrate Isreal program

Michael Cohen The Friends of Israel Committee of Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation will hold a Celebrate Israel program on September 25 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Sun Lakes Chapel Center, 9240 E. Sun Lakes Blvd. North, and is open the entire community. A congregational tour to Israel took place in March 2016. This program will…

Vacation Picklers

Janet Myrick Going on vacation? Make sure you pack your pickleball paddle. You can pick up a game in just about every city in the whole country. Just google pickleball places to play or go to usapa.org/places-to-play-pickleball and it will show you where you can join a group in the area you are visiting or…