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No shared chief for Sun City Fire

The Sun City Fire and Medical Department will not be under the leadership of a shared chief for the time being.

Navigating uncharted territory in female brain aging

Researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science received a MERIT award to continue studying the effects of estrogen on the brain during aging.

Benefitness prepared for Aug. 10 unveiling in Surprise

Benevilla recently confirmed a Wednesday, Aug. 10 ribbon cutting date for its Benefitness adaptive gym, its latest program designed to meet a need in the Northwest Valley. Joanne Thomson, …
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Sun City fire board to consider shared chief plan

The Sun City Fire District Board of Directors will consider an agreement for a shared chief – again.
Members of the Marinette Clay Corner don’t just create beautiful pottery, they believe in the importance of philanthropy. The club recently donated funds to Eve’s Place Community …
The Rotary Club of Sun City West met May 13 at the Quail Room in Sun City West. Tammie Webb, Director of Operations, Opportunity, Community and Justice for Kids (OCJ Kids), presented about their …
Artists by the Lake celebrated the beginning of summer with an outdoor pizza party on the patio of the Lakeview center in Sun City. The club will operate on limited hours for the summer; Artists …
The White Tank Mountains Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution installed new member Cheryl Gruver May 7, before installing new officers. Pictured are Chaplain Joan Syens, Cheryl Gruver, …
Several members of the Sundial Craft Club are shown with just a sampling of items donated by the club this year to the annual clothing drive for Stitches of Love. In total they donated more than …
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Sun City resident and Banner Del Webb hospital chaplain Rev. Shea Darian has won the Independent Publisher Book Award bronze medal for her new book, “Doing Grief in Real Life: A Soulful Guide …
Willowbrook United Methodist Church in Sun City hosted Reverend Tweedy Navarette from Four Corners Native American Ministry in Shiprock. Willowbrook members have been helping Four Corners when the …
Handmade and tied quilts, plus knitted lap blankets, were delivered May 16 to the Boswell Rehabilitation Center in Sun City by the Disciples Women’s Ministry of Sun City Christian Church. On …
AARP Historic Chapter #1 in Youngtown returned to “in-person” meetings May 6, after a 27-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Almost 50 members attended an evening of fun, food, …
Sun City resident Ralph Ward competed in the USA Triathlon Multisport National Championship Festival April 28-May 1 in Irving, TX. Ward competed in five of the eight events over the four-day …
Harpist Heidi Hernandez [Submitted photo]

Harpist to open summer series at Bellevue Heights Church

Harpist Heidi Hernandez will open the 2022 summer concert series at Bellevue Heights Church 6 p.m. Sunday, June 5. Known as Summer Sundae Sunday, the programs feature the music of noted …
WHAM West Gallery in Surprise.

WHAM lines up next Poetry Slam in Surprise

WHAM Art Gallery is hosting a Poetry Slam June 17, 2022 at its location, 16560 N. Dysart Road, Surprise. The public is welcome to this free event. WHAM's poetry reading is in its sixth year and is …
Pictured are Kevin Burke, keyboards and vocals, of Phoenix; Denny Gutenkauf, guitar and vocals, of Sun City; Dan Krohn, drums and vocals, of Sun City; Joe Estok, vocals, of Sun City; and Larry Hill, bass and vocals, of Peoria. [Submitted photo]

AZ Playbacks slate June 3 show

The AZ Playbacks will perform 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Chef Peters Bistro, 19260 N. Westbrook Parkway. Reservations are a must; call 623-248-5699. 
Ground Floor Artists studio in Surprise.

Ground Floor members display work in Surprise

Ground Floor Artists is a nonprofit art center in Surprise features a gallery, Artisan Boutique, art classes and 29 resident art studios open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through …
Riverton Piano Company and Arizona Broadway Theatre have formed a new, multi-year partnership. Pictured are James L. Harding, director of sales and marketing for Riverton and Jamie Hohendorf-Parnell, production supervisor for ABT. [Submitted photo]

Local businesses team up for performing arts

Riverton Piano Company and Arizona Broadway Theatre have formed a new, multi-year partnership designed to enhance live performance experiences for residents all over the West Valley.In cooperation …

Royal Oaks sets Villas opening in Sun City

Royal Oaks, a Life Plan Community, opened the 16 villa-style homes of the Inspirata Pointe neighborhood expansion at Royal Oaks, 10015 W. Royal Oaks Road.

Home watch, cleaning business accredited

Mari’s Professional Home Watch and Cleaning Services earned accreditation from the National Home Watch Association.

Pet guru brings peace of mind

Business name: Doolittle’s Doghouse;; business bark line 480-907-6400 (it’s a land line; I’m old school).

Wrightway continues ‘Pharmacy Beyond Walls’

Ken Patel, Rightway Pharmacy, 14806 N. Del Webb Blvd., owner, continues to provide COVID vaccines/boosters outside his pharmacy walls.

Ground broken for health center in Sun City

Royal Oaks, 10015 W. Royal Oak Road, Sun City, a Life Plan Community, broke ground to provide seniors who live at Royal Oaks and surrounding areas with onsite health solutions.
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