Category: Community News

DEA Drug Take Back

The National Oct. 23 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Drug Take Back was amazing! The Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse collected two trash can-sized boxes full of pills weighing about 150 pounds. This is a national event sponsored by the DEA. Nationwide, there were 4,276 participating agencies at 4,982 collection sites, who collected a total of 744,082…

Keeping Holidays Happy for Pets

Susan Marie, Host of The Doggy Diva Show Tis the season to be celebrating the holidays with family and friends! To ensure that celebrations are relaxing and enjoyable, preparation is key. Before the festivities begin, have a plan in place that includes the safety of your four-legged family members. As we all know, pets are…

Trips and Tours

For more information or reservations, please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or [email protected] Desert Botanical Gardens and Mill Ave. Fair Dec. 3, 2021 Price: $115 per person Visit the Tempe Festival of the Arts, one of the Top 100 Classic and Contemporary Craft Shows in the nation. Then enjoy a magical night…

SunBird Lions Presents “Patsy to Patsy” December 29

On Dec. 29, the SunBird Lions will host the Patsy to Patsy show, direct from Branson, Mo., in the SunBird ballroom. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets will be $15 each. Tables of eight will be available while they last. Tickets will be on sale in the lobby…

SLWA Donates to The Crystal Card Project

Bobbie Reed The Sun Lakes Women’s Association (SLWA), a social and philanthropic organization serving the greater Sun Lakes community, presented a check for $1000 to The Crystal Card Project. The money will be used to buy supplies and materials to make the Crystal Cards. Donations like these allow The Crystal Card Project to meet its…

SunBird Resident Sets New State Record

Ruthjon Wick SunBird Golf Resort resident Frank Principati recently competed in the World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters national powerlifting competition held at the Sheraton-Crescent Hotel in Phoenix on Nov. 1 to 4. Frank competes in the deadlift and exercises. This year, he finished first in his weight and age class. His lift of 264…

Celebrate the Season at Women’s Connection Christmas Musicale

Susan Reynhout, Publicity Chairman December’s Women’s Connection event will feature a very special Holiday Musicale. The Arizona Shalom Dancers will perform several numbers with vocalists Jan Libby and Lily Whitson providing the solos to “Yahweh, Hear Our Pleas,” “Star of the Morning,” and “Come Messiah King.” Nancy Moline of Gilbert, Ariz., is director of the…

First Aid Kits and Automated External Defibrillators

SunBird Safety Task Force One of the goals of the SunBird Safety Task Force was to update the first aid kits and Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in and around the clubhouse. We were able to purchase 13 first aid kits and 3 AEDs due to the generous donation of $5,750.79 from the SunBird Lions Club.…

Unity: What Are We Thinking?

Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a New Thought spiritual community dedicated to living the Truths taught by Jesus Christ as well as other spiritual masters. We see the good (the God) in our fellow humans and celebrate our Oneness with all people in the world. We meet on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at Sun…