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SUN CITY WEST NEWS
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SAFETY

Safety fair returns to Sun City West

Safety is a top concern for Sun City West residents.
News

Sun Cities new COVID cases go down across the board

The Arizona Department of Health Services is now reporting the number of new cases by ZIP code in the last month through Aug. 12.
AWARD

Local organization honored in Sun City West

A local Sun City West organization received a top honor from an international organization.
BOARD

New director to fill board vacancy

A special Recreation Center of Sun City West meeting earlier this month ended with a new director.
TRANSPORTATION

New Agua Fria bridges open

The new Deer Valley Road Bridge is complete and drivers, pedestrians and cyclist are using the new roadway.
UTILITIES

Local utilities warn about underground dangers

Each day in Arizona more than five utility lines are damaged due to unsafe digging. Damaging a buried utility line is dangerous, disruptive and costly. Thankfully, it can all be avoided with one simple call to 811 before digging.
SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE

West Valley shelter aims to raise funds with pet fashion show

People who adore pets have a chance to share the spotlight.
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SUN CITY WEST CLUBS & NEIGHBORS
Clubs
Barb Ruzic is passionate about teaching machine embroidery. That’s a good thing because she is in charge of Rip ’N’ Sew’s Machine Embroidery Group in Sun City …
Members of the Creative Stitchers Club of Sun City West are stitching 8-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Kuentz center, room Kiva. CSC has classes for Hardanger, Blackwork and Counted Cross Stitch. …
In recent week, members of the Scrapbooking, Papercraft & More club participated in interesting and fun workshops. Two cards offered via separate ZOOM sessions instructed viewers on making …
Lynn Craig loves creating with fabric, so much that she spends most weekdays at Sun City West’s Rip ’N’ Sew club. A few years ago, Craig wanted to sew something different. She …
It’s summertime in Sun City West and although many snowbirds have retreated to cooler climes members of Scrapbooking, Papercraft & More haven’t slowed down a bit. A well-attended, …
Obits & Memorials
Bud passed away peacefully at his home in Sun City West at the age of 96. Born in LaCrosse, WI, to Lloyd M. Moran and Ruth (Faas) Moran, he was the eldest of 11 siblings. After graduating from …
Marilyn, 86, of Sun City, passed away July 24, 2022.  She was born in Chicago, Illinois to Otto Ernest and Evelyn (Uhle) Paschke.Her life was spent caring for her family first and …
On Saturday, July 9, 2022, Toni J Conen, loving wife, mother, and grandmother passed away unexpectedly at the age of 75 in Sun City West, AZ. Toni was born on February 2, 1947, in Saint Peter, …
Devoted husband, father, and friend Weldon Norman Long, 81, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 16, 2022.Weldon was born on July 26, 1940, to Leslie and Wilma Long.  He attended …
Neighbors
Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, also called the High Holy Days, are the spiritual New Year in the Jewish calendar with special religious services at Beth Emeth Congregation in Sun City West, 13702 W. …
Sun City has long been known as the “City of Volunteers.”
Sun City Agua Fria National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter members Debbie Schneider, a United States veteran, and Honorary Chapter Regent Shirley Staggs presented 50th …
Bebe Lovitt owned a 1913 and a 1926 Ford Model T and belonged to two Phoenix antique car clubs when she came to Sun City in 1977.
From Friday night through Saturday morning, July 29 and 30, the third annual 12 Hours of Sun City Challenge, sponsored by the Sun City Cycling Club, showcased Sun City with an event that ran through …
Entertainment & Things to Do

Free workshop discusses estate planning

Is your estate plan in place? What are the pitfalls if not? To ensure you don’t leave things to chance, RSVP to attend the third in a series of free, educational workshops from 10 to 11:30 …

Band plays at local church

The Salty Dawgs will perform 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at Shepherd of The Hills Methodist Church, 13658 W. Meeker Blvd. Ice cream will be served and a free-will offering will be taken. Call the …
Joel and Carolyn McElreath

Pastor Joel McElreath to share ‘Israel Experiences’ Aug. 24

Long-time missionaries Joel and Carolyn McElreath will share dinner and a time of reflection on their work in Israel with those attending a special evening 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at First …

Band plays at area country club

The Lone Mountain Band will perform Friday, Aug. 19 at the Grille at the Sun City Country Club, 9433 N. 107th Ave. Join Tom Boyer, Fred Rothert, Jerry Dunaway, Randy Ferguson, Denny Sarver and …
Pictured are some of the 2022 Tap I dancers who performed a routine to “That’s Elmer’s Tune.”

Dance club begins classes in September

The Sun City Tip Top Dance Club will begin fall classes Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Marinette center. The club offers performing classes in Tap, Jazz, Musical Theater, Lyrical Jazz and Jingle Tap, as …
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