Another Successful Blood Drive

Red Cross workers on July 15 Ken Hinatsu The Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse and the American Red Cross held successful blood drives in Sun Lakes on July 9 and July…

Crystal Cards Home Delivery a Great Success

Milestone birthday cards are among the many types of Crystal Cards available. Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards is now delivering. This new service was started in August, and Sun Lakers are…

Sun Lakes Softball Is 35!

Ronnie Pennington pitching in a recent physically-distanced pick-up game at the Field of Dreams (Photo courtesy of Pitcher Perfect Photoshop) Larry Wolfe Thirty-five years ago, in September 1985, Jack Lander of…

Meet “The Faceting Fanatic”

Tony Thompson, our Friendly Faceting Fanatic Tony’s recent faceted pieces showing raw material to faceted stone Linda Shanahan Think you can facet? Of course, you can. Be you a woman…

Cottonwood’s Free Tennis Clinics Begin in October

Teachers and students prepare for Cottonwood’s free tennis clinics. Front row (seated): Karen Daugherty, Les Schick, Pierre Moresi (director with bucket of balls), Jerry Higgns, and Jim Southerland; second row…

Thank You, Sun Lakes

Kathy Skrei The five-year history of The Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation has one constant, the support and generosity of the residents of our communities. Our many small fundraising activities have always been met with enthusiastic support. The foundation relies on the small fundraising events to help fund many of the grants we give to…

Korean War Veterans News

Chapter Commander Leon “Skip” Johnson The Korean War Veterans is an organization made up of veterans of the Korean War and others who have an interest in helping the cause of the many who are in need of help for their friends or family members. During normal times, the Korean veterans would be meeting monthly at…

The “Magic of Raymond” Charity Show Scheduled Nov. 7

Ray Texeira Being a stage magician, I’m often asked, “What’s your favorite trick?” Well, it’s “sawing people in half.” Next question—Any brothers or sisters? “Yes, I have one half-brother and two half-sisters.” The Magic of Raymond charity show is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7, with two shows—a matinee around 1 p.m. and an evening show…

River Road Ramblers

Helen Daley The Arizona Classic Jazz Society (ACJS) is ready to start its new season of music performed by our very talented Arizona bands specializing mostly in Traditional Jazz. Sept. 20 will feature the River Road Ramblers Jazz Band from Tucson. The band is led by tubist John Prokop. Their plan for September is to…

Sun Lakes Chorale Will Not Resume in September

Yvonne Orlich It is with heavy hearts that the Sun Lakes Chorale must announce that we will not be reconvening in September. In accordance with state and county COVID-19 guidelines, we have determined that for the safety of our members and staff, we will suspend any rehearsals until further notice. Therefore, our annual Holiday Concert…

Happy Anniversary!

Carol and Doug Ruff Rachel Rojas Carol and Doug Ruff celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a virtual card shower held by their children and families. The two were married in Chadron, Neb., on Aug. 15, 1970. They are the proud parents of three children and three grandchildren.