Category: Generals

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…

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…

New Adventures In Learning

Bill Haskell, President of New Adventures' Governing Council

Message from the President Bill Haskell, President of New Adventures’ Governing Council Since last month’s article, the pace of New Adventures’ implementation of the Zoom online, distance learning, video-based platform has accelerated.  We are now on schedule to go live with 20 to 30 classes for the fall semester, beginning in early October. While the…

News From Your Neighbors – Neighbor Who Care, Inc

Counting on You Elizabeth Vaughan “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”—Booker T. Washington The benefits of volunteering with a service organization are well documented, from the positive impacts on affected communities to the advantages it brings to participating individuals, which is why some schools and colleges now make volunteering a…

Staying Safe at Renaissance

essica Dingman, Marketing Manager At Renaissance, our goal is to provide incredible service and care—and that means adapting when necessary. Due to recent changes and restrictions, we have made several adjustments to ensure residents have access to everything they need to stay safe while still enjoying our community. When it comes to current events at…

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 delighted. “I love being able to take time to look at all the cards” and “I like it better than going to the sales where I feel like I should hurry because others are waiting” are just…

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 15, 2020. The drives were held at the Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse facility on Riggs Road. The blood drive efforts were driven by recent shortfalls in the blood supply because of…

Meet Your Sun Lakes Rangers!

Victoria Romero recites the Arizona Ranger oath from Sun Lakes Captain Ron Burchett.

Michael Berry Victoria Romero joined the Arizona Rangers-Sun Lakes Company this past January and graduated from the Arizona Ranger Training Academy in June. Victoria is a full time certified pharmacy technician currently working at a large mail order pharmacy. She grew up in southern California in the San Fernando Valley and the Santa Monica areas, enjoying…