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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…

Crystal Cards Introduces Home Delivery

Crystal Cards delivered to your front door

Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards can deliver an assortment of greeting cards to your Sun Lakes home. You can choose the ones you want and return the rest. This new service is in response to those whose message is, “I really miss you” and “I would love to get more cards for my friends and family.”…

Water in the Desert?

Ann Posiviata Yes, that’s right, it is monsoon season again. The desert is a very surprising and wondrous geographical location for weather—from the extreme temperatures of over 110 degrees in the Phoenix Valley to the freezing temperatures of 32 degrees in the depths of the Grand Canyon. Yet, nothing is more spectacular than an Arizona…

Show the Colors

First Responder flag (photo by Brian Curry)

Brian Curry In just a few days, the Sun Lakes Breakfast Lions Club (SLBLC) will be taking down the flags that have blanketed our patriotic community for the last three months. They were put up in early May to commemorate Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day, will be staying up through June for Flag Day,…