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Sun Health Foundation scholarship fund supports aspiring nurses

The Warren D. Ruff Scholarship Fund was established in 2020 to provide financial assistance to qualifying nurses and nursing candidates employed with Sun Health, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and …

Association celebrates women from the northwest Valley

The American Association of University Women Northwest Valley celebrate together in Surprise.

Sun City West clubs rally to help those in need

The Sun City West Automotive Restoration Club and Tennis Club joined forces to help a local charity and the environment. Realizing that 200 million pairs of shoes and sneakers going into …

Sun City LGBT club hosts successful shoe collection

Dozens of shoes were recently collected by members of the LGBT Club of Sun City, which worked in conjunction with the LGBT group in Sun City Grand as they held a separate shoe collection in their …

Women's friendship club makes donation in Sun City West

A community women's friendship club makes a donation to Meals on Wheels.

Independent accepting photos for 2024 Arizona calendar

The Daily Independent at invites readers to submit photographs of desert landscapes, wildlife and prominent landmarks to be used in the 2024 Scenic Arizona calendar. These should …

Advent church in Sun City West slates shred-a-thon

Parishioners at Advent Episcopal Church, 13150 Spanish Garden Drive, will host a shred-a-thon 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 24, in the Advent parking lot. Residents may bring up to five banker boxes or …

Board approves budget for the coming year in Sun City West

The Recreation Centers of Sun City West budget for the next fiscal year is approved.

SAC hears about pickleball, theater in Sun City

The Recreation Centers of Sun City Strategic Alternatives Committee heard presentations about pickleball and clubs interested in utilizing a performing arts center during its June 2 meeting.


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This is to clarify some of the mis-quoted facts in the article (“Unlicensed home facilities face pushback,” Sun City Independent, June 7, 2023) about group homes.
The recent opinions of the climate change critics in the Sun City Independent, have not provided any scientific sources of where they learned the so-called facts they submitted.
When I moved to Sun City West retirement area, I was under the impression that with age came wisdom, maturity and integrity. Boy was I wrong!

SCHOA continues food drive for Valley View

The Sun City Home Owners Association continues to collect non-perishable food for the Valley View Community Food Bank, 12321 NW Grand Ave., El Mirage.

Donated cell phones help soldiers call

Independent Newsmedia, in cooperation with Cell Phones for Soldiers, invites residents to donate used cell phones to help U.S. soldiers overseas call home.

Crash barriers get an upgrade in Sun City West

Residents in Sun City West are looking for answers when it comes to the roadwork underway on the main roadway through Sun City West.

Buglers available for funerals

Arizona of Bugles Across America provides a free, live performance of “Taps” as military honors at funeral services of deceased Armed Forces personnel.
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Sun City lake project remains on schedule

Barring any weather delays as the Monsoon season draws near, Pacific Aquascapes officials expect to begin refilling Viewpoint Lake Friday, Aug. 4.
I & J Fountain Restaurant in Surprise will have its next wine tasting Thursday, June 8.

Surprise restaurant to host another wine tasting

I & J Fountain Restaurant will have its next night of wine tasting in Surprise.
Former member of The Commodores and The Legendary Temptations Don Williams Sr. brings Don Williams & Company to Surprise June 24.

Former Commodore Williams playing Chicken Ranch in Surprise

Don Williams Sr. will be in Surprise with his group Don Williams & Company from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 24 at the Chicken Ranch, 14051 W. Grand Ave. Don Williams Sr. is best known as a member of the Grammy Award winning group The Commodores.
Ground Floor Artists in Surprise opened its exhibit “The Great Outdoors,” May 31 and will play host to a reception.

Ground Floor exhibit in Surprise captures outdoor wonders

Ground Floor Artists unveiled its juried exhibit, “The Great Outdoors.” on May 31.
Ground Floor Artists in Surprise will host a class teaching watercolor and other techniques during the afternoon of Sunday, June 4.

Watercolor class in Surprise teaches other skills

Ground Floor Artists will offer an art class that delves into sketching, watercolor, pen and ink drawing and collage.
Vocalist Sam Stefanski and pianist Josh Stefanski (Submitted photo)

Stefanski Brothers perform at Bellevue Heights Church

The sounds of vocalist Sam Stefanski and pianist Josh Stefanski will be on display this week.
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