The Field of Hope

Lori Janik The Field of Hope is a memorial event held by the Exchange Club of Chandler each April to recognize and honor the lives of children lost due to child abuse and neglect the previous year. This memorial event also raises awareness toward our national efforts within the Exchange Club in regards to the…

Is It Safe to Volunteer?

Jennifer Gustafson, Community Engagement Manager You’ve become an expert at washing your hands, wearing a face mask, and social distancing. You may even have received your vaccination shots for COVID-19. You’re more than ready to get out of the house and do something to help others in need at this critical time. The question is,…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Joyce Spartonos As more of us continue to get vaccinated, the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) looks forward to the time we can once again gather together in person for our Friday night services. But for the present, SLJC will continue its services virtually, via YouTube. Look for us under the heading Sun Lakes Jewish…

The Gratitude Attitude

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes The story is told of a man who lived on the border between Wisconsin and Minnesota. For years he had assumed that he lived in Minnesota, but a new survey revealed that he actually lived in Wisconsin. His response? “Thank goodness, I never could bear…

Spotlight on Advertiser: What Is … Stay Off The Ladder?

Suzy Steinmann Stay Off The Ladder is a free Sun Lakes community service project offered by the Redeemed Team at Realty ONE Group! Suzy Steinmann and Michelle Hudak, local realtors from the Redeemed Team, started this program last year, because they saw a huge need for this type of service in their community. According to the…

In Passing

Edward Lyle Acton

Edward Lyle Acton Edward Lyle Acton, age 91, of Sun Lakes, Ariz. (formerly from Rochester Hills, Mich., and Manistee, Mich.), passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Dobson Home-Hospice of the Valley, Chandler, Ariz., with his family by his side. Edward was born on April 9, 1929, in Hamtramck, Mich., to Pearl (Osborne) and…