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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,…

Sun Lakes Posse Medical Equipment Program Resumes

Phyllis Swanson, Office Manager The associates are back on duty for the Sun Lakes Posse Medical Equipment. At the start of COVID-19, the associates made the decision to take a hiatus from the program. We thank the Posse members and others for handling the program in our absence. As of June 1, the associates are…

Doing Things a Little Differently

Volunteer to grocery shop for immunocompromised or homebound neighbors this summer.

Elizabeth Vaughan Governor Ducey’s COVID-19 lockdown order kept us isolated in our homes for two months. Fear, restlessness, and boredom made many people anxious to get back to their lives, changed as they now are. Now it’s June, and most of us have gradually emerged to join humanity’s “new normal.” We mourn the people who…

Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation Awards Grant to Sun Lakes Children’s Theater

Bill Becker The Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation was established to enhance the quality of life for the older population in the East Valley, including Sun Lakes residents, in the areas of health, education, and culture. Each year, the foundation accepts grant applications from local organizations to assist them in furthering their community service projects.…