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Art for Charity

Sue Sindelar The Desert Artists Club (DAC) is proud to feature one of its members who moved from California to Sun Lakes in 2018 and joined the DAC. Ted O’Canna is a self-taught artist. Over the last 40 years, he perfected his own style by taking photos of various places and people he met while…

Fall Semester Opens Doors to In-Person Classes

Jan Bobbett and Mary Kenny Good news! It’s time to sign up for New Adventures in Learning (NA) fall classes, and many classes will be offered in-person once again. If you are asking, “What are these adventures I hear about?” let’s answer that question with a look backwards. We have offered all kinds of NA…

The Foundation Is Expanding

Richard Hawkes, President The Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation is entering its sixth year as a charitable 501(c)(3) foundation serving the Sun Lakes community. During the past five years, The Foundation has raised and disseminated grants in excess of $250,000 in support of local organizations, clubs, and other charitable groups, such as Neighbors Who Care,…

Pour Your ‘Art’ Out for a Cause

Joan Marlow Acrylic pour painting is fun and easy and requires absolutely no experience or specific art talent! This is the perfect way to let your inner Picasso emerge! At the same time, you’ll be supporting The Perfect Place (TPP) Adult Day Care! The Perfect Place, a 501(c)(3) non-profit in Sun Lakes, provides social and…

What Are Those Things?

Brian Curry A question a lot of Arizona Fire & Medical Authority (AFMA) firefighters, medics, and Fire Corps volunteers get asked a lot about are those rectangular black boxes that can be found outside of many Sun Lakes homes. The admittedly rather plain and unattractive metal box is actually a life saver and property saver. And…

Enjoy Red Mountain Brass on July 4

Jean Hamlin The Sun Lakes community, friends, and family are invited to a free concert featuring the Red Mountain Brass on Sunday, July 4, at 6:30 p.m. at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church. Enjoy patriotic music as we celebrate America in the cool Sanctuary located at 9248 E. Riggs Road (west of the Robson Library).…

57 Quilts and Afghans Delivered by Desert Threads

Sue Bart On Friday, May 14, 2021, Community Service Chair Jody Edwards and President Diana Jones delivered 15 quilts to U.S. Vets. They also delivered 31 kids’ quilts, nine adult quilts, and two knitted afghans to United Methodist Outreach Ministries (UMOM) in Phoenix. What was amazing about this delivery was that all of the quilts…

Rotary Looks to the Future

Phyllis Carr May was a month that Sun Lakes Rotarians looked to the future through the eyes of the community’s youth and recognized a leader who helped create the foundation to guide them forward. Rotarian of the Month: Dr. Camille Casteel The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes proudly named Dr. Camille Casteel as our May…

IOTC Celebrates Independence Day

Carol Mellinger, Betty Sanders, and Judy Gahide are ready to flip pancakes!

Carole Rockland IronOaks Tennis Club invites all members to join in the celebration of Independence Day weekend with pancakes and tennis. This traditional event will be held on Saturday, July 3, at 7:30 a.m. The morning will begin with a few rounds of social tennis, followed by delicious member-prepared pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee, and juice,…