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SUN CITY WEST NEWS
News

Arizona women protest for voting rights

Voting rights activists, including Linda Napier from Sun City West, a member of the League of Women Voters-Northwest Maricopa County, plus a contingency of league members from across Arizona, traveled to Washington, D.C. Aug. 24 to make their voices heard.

Signs of the past

It almost looks like a tombstone, but a plaque commemorating the Historic Site of Marinette, Arizona is not in Sunland Cemetery.
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Thousands of new digital magazines in SCW

The R.H. Johnson Library is a resource many residents in Sun City West use.
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Sun Cities Posses leave generational legacies

Volunteers span across several organizations in the Sun Cities.
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AFMA projects savings for SCW residents

A recent change by the Arizona Fire & Medical Authority means savings for residents in Sun City West.

Sun Cities COVID cases stay at slight increase level

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported the overall number of Sun Cities COVID-19 cases at 6,736 on Sept. 10.
COMMUNITY

Gardening, landscaping experts visit SCW

Free monthly events start next week in Sun City West.
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Mail delivery comes to an end

A postman in Sun City West delivered his final route to customers in July.
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SUN CITY WEST CLUBS & NEIGHBORS
Clubs
The Sun West Art Club offers a series of “Try Me” art workshops beginning Oct. 26. Each workshop will concentrate on learning about and trying a single art medium. There will be one …
The Rotary Club of Sun City West met Aug. 20 in the Quail Room in Sun City West. One if its members, Hal Lind, presented the topic “Ten Top Technologies of the 20th Century,” which …
The Sun City West Republican Club meets Saturday, Sept. 4 at Church on the Green, 19051 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Social time is at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and pastry available, and the meeting starts at 9 …
The Agua Fria chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, a service organization that supports and honors veterans, annually donates items to the Prescott Veterans Affairs …
Neighbors

Daughters commemorate 9/11, U.S. Constitution

Members of the White Tank Mountain Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) met Sept. 11 to remember those who lost their lives 20 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, and to celebrate the …
4-Paws Executive Director Deb Heise at the expanded and remodeled no-kill cat rescue in Peoria.

Sun Cities 4 Paws completes shelter expansion

You’ve come a long way, kitty. That’s what a number of attendees were saying Aug. 14 after touring the grand reopening of 4-Paws Rescue, 10807 N. 96th Ave., Peoria.
Sun City West resident Nancy Germond has written a book to help other businesses.

Sun City West resident’s book explores workers’ compensation

Nancy Germond, a Sun City West resident and Glendale business owner, has written a book to help other businesses.

J.C. Eaton announces book signings for newest release

Cozy mystery authors Ann I. Goldfarb and James E. Clapp, writing as J.C. Eaton, will introduce and sign “Railroaded 4 Murder,” their eighth novel in the Sophie Kimball Mysteries set in …

Signs of the past

Construction of Sun City began in mid-1959, but as of Dec. 1 that year it still had no official name.

Greg Eisert speaks at Republican breakfast

Greg Eisert will be the guest speaker at the Republican breakfast 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14 at the Royal Café, 10793 Grand Ave. The public is invited to come and have breakfast at their own …
Entertainment
Nicole Pesce

Concert at Bellevue Heights Church features music of Broadway

The duo of pianist Nicole Pesce and trumpeter Dan Reed headline a free concert 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 at Bellevue Heights Church, 9440 W. Hutton Drive. The Music of Broadway will be featured in this …
Maestro Cal Stewart Kellogg and the West Valley Symphony will start the 2021-22 season in Surprise Nov. 21. Before then, the symphony is leading auditions for 15 chairs in early October in Chandler.

West Valley Symphony sets early October auditions

The West Valley Symphony has scheduled string auditions on Saturday, Oct. 2 and for principal tuba and second bassoon on Saturday, Oct. 9 for the six-concert 2021-22 season, which begins Nov. 21 and …

The Vista Center for the Arts hosts patriotic Country Music Festival

The Vista Center for the Arts, 15660 N. Parkview Place, is celebrating and remembering the heroes of Sept. 11, 2001 with a Country Music Festival Sept. 10 and 11. Day one features Shooter Jennings …

Theatre West offers an afternoon of comedy with the ‘Battling Bickersons’

In one corner there is John Bickerson (played by Byron Brothers), the undisputed snoring champion of the world. In the other, Blanche Bickerson (played by Lorna Kenney), radio’s most relentless …

Big Band is back in 'Rhythm'

The Rhythm Ramblers Big Band is beginning its fall rehearsals from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7 at the Fairway Recreation Center, 10600 W. Peoria Ave., Sun City. Rehearsals are open to the …
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