Category: Community News

Diana Perez and Sentimental Breeze Band at San Tan Ballroom on November 10

John Yu On Nov. 10, enjoy Sunday evening with the ‘40s, ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s music of local favorite, the Sentimental Breeze Band, featuring lead singer Diana Perez. Many of you have heard Diana perform at Sun Lakes Phase 1 and Renaissance and nearby Cuisine & Wine Bistro on Alma School and Chandler Heights Roads. She…

Veterans’ week appreciation festival  – Nov. 16

Patriot Guard Riders

Norm Noble On Saturday, Nov. 16, at Sun Lakes Country Club between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., the Arizona Patriot Guard Riders and Sun Lakes Rotary and Lions Clubs will host an appreciation festival to celebrate veterans’ week. Come out and have a bit of lunch and a drink while checking out the raffles, silent auctions, and other veterans…

Come join us at our Kare Bears Fair – November 2

Second Hand Rose Fashion Show (left to right): Mimi Fishkel, Rosie Vanderveen, and Lynn McHale

Barbara Dunbar Our first Kare Bear Fair is Saturday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to noon in the ballroom. We will have a lot of vendors, and it’s a perfect time to purchase holiday gifts! The rest of the fairs will be held on the first Saturday of December, February, and March. We have two major events…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Most of us buy a ready-made house which is built to have a generic appeal. Many will choose to do home remodeling before they settle in to customize it to their tastes and lifestyle. Others will live there a few years trying to add their touches and realize that the desired transformation is…

News From The Sky

Tips to ease the stress of holiday travel David J. Ramirez Holidays are a wonderful time of the year, and it’s also one of the busiest times to travel. If you’re planning to fly through “America’s Friendliest Airport” during this busy time of year, Phoenix Sky Harbor has some tips to ease the stress of…

Sun Lakes Chorale will get you in the holiday mood

Yvonne Orlich For some residents of Arizona, this writer included, getting into the holiday spirit here in the middle of the desert can be challenging. Where is the snow and cold, crisp air to go along with the Christmas music, and decor? It is not always easy to adjust to open doors and windows during…

Welcome New Neighbors

Gail C. Howe 1959 E. Torrey Pines Ln. Hometown/State: Port Huron, MI Gail has two children. Her interests include singing and travel. Lillian (Lilly) Ortiz 6712 S. Cypress Point Dr. Hometown/State: New Mexico Lilly enjoys hiking, fishing, billiards, golf, outdoors, concerts, dancing, cooking, and cultural foods (New Mexican). Patrick and Barbara Cunningham 6660 S. Pebble…

Rotary Speakers for November

  Maureen Alger The Sun Lakes Rotary Club has a variety of interesting meetings each week! During the month of November, there will be three morning and one evening meeting. The first meeting in November is the morning of Tuesday, the 5th. During this meeting, there will be a presentation by The Rotary Foundation. The mission of The…

The remarkable story of a remarkable woman

Dr. Marc Drake, senior pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes In 1820, a woman was born into slavery by the name of Harriet Tubman. Years later, she was almost killed when her master hurled a metal object at her. After staging a daring escape in 1849, she spent years rescuing hundreds out of slavery and…

Hope’s Treasures Holiday Boutique returns Nov. 13-16

Cathy Kalin The Hope’s Treasures Holiday Boutique returns this year with quality handcrafted goods from Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 13 to 16, at Hope Covenant Church, located on 1770 S. Dobson Rd. (north of Germann) in Chandler. Hours are Wednesday (opening night) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The…