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Sun Lakes Rotary’s successful dictionary project
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Sun Lakes Rotary’s successful dictionary project

October 29th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Gary Whiting Guest Writer In the summer of 2002, Rotary Club of Sun Lakes Rotarian Dwight Grotewold visited the Rotary Club of Logan, Utah and learned about their elementary school project called “A Dictionary for 3rd...
Annual chuck wagon event coming to Tumbleweed Ranch
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Annual chuck wagon event coming to Tumbleweed Ranch

October 29th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff Chandler’s Tumbleweed Ranch will host the Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-off November 11-12, offering a unique family-friendly event that features a Dutch oven cooking competition in which 1880s style chuck...
Chandler Girl Scout earns Gold Award
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Chandler Girl Scout earns Gold Award

October 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Justin Liggin Contributor As student body president at Hamilton High School, Girl Scout Megan Finder noticed that hardworking classmates often went unrecognized despite their big impact on the school’s community. To earn the...
Sun Lakes theater group slates hilarious farce
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Sun Lakes theater group slates hilarious farce

October 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
GetOut Staff  Most women may not see much humor in menopausal episodes, but authors Michael and Susan Parker managed to put a twist on them that the Sun Lakes Community Theatre promises in its production of “Sex Please We’re...
Chandler girl named ‘kid reporter’ for national outfit
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Chandler girl named ‘kid reporter’ for national outfit

October 27th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor A Chandler girl is wading into journalism. Zoya Siddiqui, a 7th grader at Arizona College Prep, was selected in September to be a “kid reporter” by Scholastic Kids Press. “I get to report on...
89-year-old artist inspires her hospice team
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89-year-old artist inspires her hospice team

October 27th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Avinell MacDonald isn’t kidding when she says “it’s never too late to try something new.” She was 60 years old when her husband asked if there was anything in life she wanted to do, but hadn’t...
Chandler teacher turns 100K run into class project
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Chandler teacher turns 100K run into class project

October 26th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Arizonan Managing Editor Bright Beginnings School teacher John Mahnke recalls a time he went back home. “I graduated from college in 1992 and by 1997. I was not exercising very much,” the Chandler school physical...
SanTan Gardens patio hosting al fresco events
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SanTan Gardens patio hosting al fresco events

October 26th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Geri Koeppel Contributor Ever since it opened its brewpub in downtown Chandler in September 2007, SanTan Brewing Company has continued to grow. Its latest addition is a 2,000-square foot patio that joins its retail shop,...
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October 25th, 2022 | by pmaryniak@timespublications.com
  CUSD presents workshop on mental health resources SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Chandler Unified School District will present a workshop on suicide prevention, reducing stigma & available community resources. Open for...
Rotarians honor member, push to eradicate polio
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Rotarians honor member, push to eradicate polio

October 25th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dr. Honora Norton Guest Writer The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes named Dick Meyer the October 2022 Rotarian of the month. A Rotarian since 1988, he served as club president at his Nebraska Kearney Noon Rotary Club and was active in...