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SUN CITY WEST NEWS & OPINION
News

OHOA looks for ways to serve SCW community

Homeowners associations in Sun City West are looking after the community in a slightly different way during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Revenue down at R.H. Johnson Lanes

With revenue in decline as a result of COVID-19 issues, Recreation Centers of Sun City West officials are looking ahead to adapt to changing trends of entertainment.

RCSCW continuing pandemic vigilance

The community of Sun City West came together in a time of need producing thousands of masks, checking on neighbors and making grocery runs.

Rotary Club of SCW works on hybrid model

The Rotary Club of Sun City West focuses on the message of coming together and listening to one another.

SCW PRIDES plants are in the dirt

The planting project for the Sun City West PRIDES volunteers was put on hold due to hot weather.
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SUN CITY WEST CLUBS & NEIGHBORS
Clubs
The Scrapbooking Papercrafting and More club is up and running, welcoming interested individuals to drop by and get a feel for what the club has to offer. Members take part in traditional …
Instead of highlighting a single artist, the Sundial Silverstones have named sisters Mary Bremer and Helen Bunde as their artists of the month. Ms. Bremer started working with silver about six …
DAILY INDEPENDENT NEWS BRIEF
Neighbors
Joyce Dudley and Lowanne Brokaw, of the Sun City Lakes East Novice Niners, delivered food donations and $300 to the Valley View Community Food Bank. [Submitted photo]

Local club assists food bank; donations, support needed

Joyce Dudley and Lowanne Brokaw, of the Sun City Lakes East Novice Niners, delivered food donations and $300 to the Valley View Community Food Bank, 10771 W. Peoria Ave., Nov. 17. According to its …
Pictured is Gail DeToy being presented with the pin and brochure by Patricia Aliki. Also pictured is Daniel DeToy leaving Vietnam in 1969. [Submitted photo]

Daughters present pin, brochure to spouse of Vietnam veteran

Patricia Aliki, Sun City Agua Fria National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter Chaplain, presented a Deceased Vietnam Veterans Surviving Spouse lapel pin and brochure, which …
Marinette Center, 9860 W. Union Hills Drive, as it appears today. The overall facility has been expanded over the years with additional buildings and outdoor amenities added. The palm trees, however, have grown much taller. A cell-phone tower disguised as a tree today towers over the recreational facility.

DEVCO appeases residents with Marinette Center in Sun City

Marinette Center, 9860 W. Union Hills Drive, was the seventh — and last — recreation center constructed in Sun City by the Del Webb Development Company.

Peggy Doe celebrates 75 years as a P.E.O. sister

Peggy Doe was slated to be honored at the Arizona State P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Convention in May 2020, as one of the state’s “Golden Girls,” having been a …
Sun City West residents, from left, Rosemary and Ron Binkowski receive their daily meals from Meals on Wheels driver Ed Dechenne in 2018. The program delivers meals to qualified clients six days per week throughout the year. Surprise residents age 60 and older can now receive hot meal delivery through Meals on Wheels thanks to a city partnership with the Area Agency on Aging and Banner Olive Branch.

Surprise seniors can receive daily hot meals

This donation-based program is available to eligible participants age 60 years or older or younger adults with disabilities, who are unable to prepare or obtain meals for themselves during a period of need.

Benevilla offers complimentary holiday meals from Birt’s Bistro

Benevilla will once again provide free holiday meals this year to those who lack access or means to prepare a nutritious dinner or may be alone during these holiday times.
Entertainment
John Schiewek, Pauline Bryant and Bruce Kaiser. [Submitted photo]

New Hope Fellowship slates holiday production

 The music ministry at New Hope Fellowship performs their Christmas production “Room for the Savior,” written and directed by music leader Tim Juillet, 4 and 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6 at …

We3 to play at Faith Presbyterian Church

We3 — Nicole Pesce, on piano, Suzanne Lansford, on violin, and Renee Grant Patrick, vocals — will play and sing to the glory of God before and during 10 a.m. worship Sunday, Nov. 29 at …

Benevilla hosting investment strategy workshop

Benevilla hosts a live Zoom educational workshop, “How to Invest During Uncertainty,” 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12.

Church hosts art, craft show; vendor applications available

Advent Church parishioners are preparing to host their eighth annual Art and Craft Show at 13150 Spanish Garden Drive. The show hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, …
The Four Corner States Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival Nov. 13-15 is sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce and is one of the oldest bluegrass festivals in the southwest.

Bluegrass Festival, Fiddle Championship set for Nov. 13-15

The Four Corner States Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival, slated for Nov. 13 through 15, features bands entertaining all three days, including Old Blue Band and the Hillbilly Fever Band.
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