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Help available for overdue APS bills in Sun Cities

Overdue APS bill? Maybe Sun City Community Assistance Network can help.

RCSC wants volunteers for Mountain View committee in Sun City

Recreation Centers of Sun City officials are looking for some dedicated volunteers from the community to help them determine the scope of renovations at Mountain View Recreation Center, 9749 N. 107th Ave.

Maricopa County Supervisors to consider property requests

Requests regarding property use will be the main course for the Maricopa County supervisors during their regular meeting this week.

Sun City Posse in another transition year

For the Sun City Posse, 2019 was a year of tremendous transition as the organization was two years out from officially severing its affiliation with the Maricopa County Sherrif’s Office and set its sights on a new future.

Sun City, other homeowners have recourse

Renovating a home is a major project for homeowners and there is a lot to handle even when contractors do the work. The burden becomes worse when contractors do a poor job.
Opinion

Robinson: Sun City veteran thank you note was well received

Sunday, when I got back to my car after shopping at the Fry’s at Grand and 107th avenues, there was an envelope on my window saying, “Thank you, veteran.”

Collins: Sun City is best place in country to live

I so enjoyed Joe Comito’s positive remarks (“Wish more people would be satisfied,” Sun City Independent, Dec. 18, 2019) about Sun City. I too feel we have the best place to live in the USA.

Graettinger: New program adds layer of commitment to Sun City Posse

A new training program introduced last month to volunteer members of the Sun City Posse added yet another layer of commitment to the residents of this community by making us better at what we do — keeping Sun City safe.

Vitez: Better way to get rid of trees in Sun Cities

Do you have one or more citrus trees that you wish you did not have?

Partridge: Made Sun City quiet zone request for others

I started this challenge for the quiet zone for the railroad to help friends who are in their forever home, are terminal and can’t move.
Clubs

Non-partisan group, Sun City Democrat club spend ‘Morning at the State Capitol’

The non-partisan Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans and the Sun City Democratic Club collaborated to offer their members a “Morning at the State Capitol” Oct. 24. Speakers for this …

PA club slates ‘Zingo-Bingo’ event, lunch

The Pennsylvania Club hosts a “Zingo-Bingo” game and lunch Saturday, Nov. 16 in the Quail-Coyote Room, Foundation Building, 14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Members and their guests are welcome. …

Artist of the month, November demonstrator announced in Sun City

The Artists by the Lake have named Mark Christopher its artist of the month.

Sun City club marks a day of remembrance

Shirley Staggs, regent, and Twila Lobitz, vice regent for the Sun City Agua Fria Chapter of National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, recently welcomed Andy Simoneschi, a first …
Business

Classes provide insights on wellness

A three-part series of no cost community classes about living free of dementia and enjoying wellness for a lifetime will be presented by Dr. Timothy Gerhart, local author of the recently published book ”Living Free of Dememtia” and Founder of Renovare Brain Wellness Clinic.

Sol Flower scheduled wellness classes in Sun City

Sol Flower of Sun City officials invite the community to learn how to stay healthy in mind, body and spirit by attending one of their free health and wellness classes in the new year.

Abrazo Arrowhead surpasses surgical robotics milestone

Surgeons at Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, 18701 N. 67th Ave., Glendale completed more than 5,000 robot-assisted surgical procedures, a milestone for the Northwest Valley hospital known for its surgical programs.

Benbenek joins Sun Health as chief marketing officer

Sun Health named Vincent Benbenek as its new chief marketing officer.
Entertainment
Ken Jaeger is seen as conductor of The Glendale Summer Band during a past Summer Band concert series in Glendale.

Sun City Concert Band set for new year of shows

        Concert Band set for new year of shows New director Ken Jaeger takes over starting Feb. 29 The Sun City …
Mary Harrison directs “Revival at Possum Kingdom Community Church” opening Jan. 10 at Mountain View Recreation Center in Sun City.

Sun City Players open new show, ‘Revival,’ at Mountain View

The Sun City Players Community Theater opens its run of “Revival at Possum Kingdom Community Church” 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 at …
Gaylan and Em Taylor and Steve Godfrey will perform Jan. 18 in Surprise.

Surprise stage to host Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door are playing 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at I & J Fountain, 12221 W. Bell Road, Surprise. The Couple Next Door …
The 2019 Sun City Art Show Judge’s Choice Award went to Victoria Blaker for her work “Under the Sea,” a quill and ink with watercolor abstract entered in the Professional category.

Annual art show making return to Sun City

      Art Show making return to Sun City Artists welcome to submit works for consideration The annual Sun City Art …
Neighbors

Veterans install new officers in Sun City

The North West Valley Veterans Association installed new officers for 2020 at its monthly meeting Jan. 18 at Sunland Memorial Park, …
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum, 10801 W. Oakmont Drive, Sun City before the pink paint job.

Next Del Webb Sun Cities Museum gala set for March

Northwest Valley residents can help keep the history of the Sun Cities alive by attending the annual Del Webb Sun Cities Museum gala.
Pictured with the children by the Friendship Bench are Lions Marge and Tom McGlincy, Zuni Hills assistant principal James Clow, principal Krista Lynch, Terri Smith, assistant to Councilman Edwards, Lion Paul Yopps, and of course “LEO”.

Zuni Hills gets latest Friendship Bench

      Zuni Hills gets latest Friendship Bench Peoria Pioneer Lions Club project will add 16 new benches this year A …
West Valley Chapter president Melanie O’Rourke presented Dr. Shanna Mortensen-Dewsnup of Happy Ears Hearing Center with the 2020 American Girl Doll of the Year, Joss Kendrick.

Hearing Loss Association West Valley Chapter donates to local Hearing Center

Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) West Valley Chapter president Melanie O’Rourke presented Dr. Shanna Mortensen-Dewsnup, …
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