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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 …

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 …

Women's friendship club makes donation in Sun City West

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

Patchers groups provide array of options

The Palo Verde Patchers have 12 Special Interest Groups that provide members the opportunity to try out new techniques and ideas in a small group setting. Traditional quilting, modern quilting, art …

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 …

Rip ’N’ Sew showcased at library

The Rip ’N’ Sew Club is showcased in the display area at the R.H. Johnson Library, 13801 W. Meeker Blvd. Rip ’N’ Sew will be featured there through June 30. Library hours are …

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 …


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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!
Bill’s gone!” a choked and weeping voice shouted when I recently answered the phone.
I feel so fortunate to have a wonderful library right here in our community of Sun City West. Great volunteers and always the newest books.

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.

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.

MCSO hosts a school supply drive at the Sun City West Posse

The Sun City West Posse is collecting back to school donations, as part of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office supply drive.

Giving4Pets Thrift Store grand opening in Sun City

Giving4Pets Thrift store is opening and ready for residents to give back.

Meals On Wheels welcomes new clients

Meals on Wheels welcomes new clients.

Healthcare continues to advance with stem cell transplants

Stem cell transplant may seem new to individuals seeking treatment or learning about this portion of the health care field, but the first stem cell transplant was completed in 1958.

Sun City West club continues to learn new techniques

Members of Scrapbooking, Papercrafts & More don’t let the heat bother them; they simply head to the clubroom to learn new card making techniques. Club President Lynne Marion donned her …

Posse, MCSO urge residents to beware

Sun City Posse and Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office personnel urge residents to beware of scams so they don’t become a victim

Valley golf growth models require younger generation

Golf, once considered a dying sport as younger people seemed to abandoning the game, appears to be attempting a comeback.

Roadway concerns in the Sun Cities should be reported

Pot holes, sidewalk impediments and traffic concerns are all topics the Maricopa County Department of Transportation are in charge of within the Sun City West boundaries.
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.
Sylvia Collins

Westernaires prep for fall season; Collins returns to direct

The Westernaires Chorus of Sun City West will conduct its first rehearsal of the fall season 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, in the Back 40 of the Stardust Theater. Having balanced her health …
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.
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