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Sign Guy Brings Joy to Sun Lakes Neighborhood

Linda Cain Dave Cain was visiting his daughter in Metamora, Ohio, this summer and spotted a sign on her kitchen wall. It was a message board sign with an encouraging saying in plastic letters. Dave returned to Sun Lakes in late August. He promptly went to a craft store and bought a sign board and…

Marines Helping Veterans Charity Golf Tournament

Jim Treacy East Valley Marines is proud to announce their 2021 Charity Golf Tournament. The tournament will be held at Oakwood Country Club in Sun Lakes on Friday, March 26, 2021, at 8 a.m. Proceeds from the event will directly benefit Arizona veterans with life needs assistance. Your participation as a golfer or sponsor of…

IronOaks Bocce, Golfers, and Socializers

Cheri Buettner and Joe McGraw IronOaks neighbors: This article is for all who would welcome new social amenities to our community. Proposed new amenities are shown in the accompanying multi-use park rendering that the IronOaks Board funded in 2016. The legend on the right side of the park rendering identifies amenities one through nine. The…

AFMA Reminds … Ambulance Membership Program Still Ongoing

Brian Curry, Fire Inspector/Public Information Officer The Arizona Fire & Medical Authority (AFMA) reminds residents of Sun Lakes that their Ambulance Membership Program (AMP) is still enrolling Sun Lakers. The voluntary plan that went into effect in July of last year provides coverage for those co-pays and deductibles that your insurance does not cover. The…

An Overwhelming Positive Community Event

Craig Lloyd, Commander, Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse The Sun Lakes Posse, along with local businesses, sponsored a drug take-back and document shred event on Saturday, Nov. 14. The event was planned for two hours, from 10 a.m. to noon that day, and we started lining up cars at 9 a.m., and were backed up 50-plus…

Silver Belles

Linda Shanahan These five Belles may have Silver in their hair But let me tell you this, they don’t really care Silver on their arms, silver on their hands Silver on their fingers in the form of bands   Work inside the shop No better place to be Designing silver jewelry, they’ll sell it for…

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…