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Sun Lakes Rotarians seek help on book project
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Sun Lakes Rotarians seek help on book project

September 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dr. Honora Norton Guest Writer At a recent meeting Sun Lakes residents and Rotarians Val and Bill Crump provided an update on the club’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library Project. Currently 603 children participate in the...
Chandler Girl Scout honored for mental health project
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Chandler Girl Scout honored for mental health project

September 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Justin Liggin Contributor As a Girl Scout and aspiring psychologist, Falak Asif set off to make a difference in her community by raising awareness of mental health and ended up also gaining a head start on her future career...
Cardinals donate $10K to CUSD for girls flag football
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Cardinals donate $10K to CUSD for girls flag football

September 14th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Girls flag football in Arizona and the East Valley has grown exponentially in the last two years. At the forefront of the growth has been the Chandler Unified School District, which established...
Chandler makes a statement in San Diego
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Chandler makes a statement in San Diego

September 14th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Chandler’s football team heard the outside noise all off-season after their loss to Saguaro in last year’s Open Division State Championship. They were told they would never be the same. They were...
Chandler Elks Riders donate supplies to 3 schools
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Chandler Elks Riders donate supplies to 3 schools

September 14th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The Chandler Elks Riders raised money over the summer to bring about $3,000 worth of classroom supplies to three Chandler Unified Title 1 schools where children from low-income households comprise a...
Local Jewish War Veterans post slates special speaker
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Local Jewish War Veterans post slates special speaker

September 14th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The development of Veterans Oasis Park Field of Honor from conception to reality will be the topic for the Sept. 18 meeting of the Jewish War Veterans Copper State Post 619. Mickey Ohland, community...
Nonprofit gives child cancer victims a place to move
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Nonprofit gives child cancer victims a place to move

September 13th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Children who are battling cancer spend a lot of time in bed, probably too much. The National Cancer Institute has started encouraging those young cancer patients to get out of their beds and to move. One...
Expanded Chandler Contigo to begin this week
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Expanded Chandler Contigo to begin this week

September 13th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Chandler’s inaugural Contigo celebration earned a national recognition last year. Now, the city has to try and top that. The National League of Cities gave the city’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion...
CUSD mental health response remains under fire
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CUSD mental health response remains under fire

September 12th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The study session Chandler Unified School District conducted Aug. 24 on mental health and the nationwide increase in teen suicides did not lessen the criticism it continues to face. The Governing Board...
CUSD board candidates discuss mental health
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CUSD board candidates discuss mental health

September 12th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The five candidates seeking a seat on the next Chandler Unified School District Governing Board answered five questions during the first forum on Sept. 6. One question dealt with one of the hottest...