Cheers to SunBird’s Restaurant and Bar Manager

Thank you, all, from the Kare Bears!

Lapidary work

Bowling winners

Sun Lakes Dance Party sponsored by the Fun Lakers Club

Cheers to SunBird’s Restaurant and Bar Manager

Sandy Heflin, a snowbird from Minnesota, visits with Julie Mathis, our restaurant’s manager, about the new “Meet and Eat” drop-in table which invites people who come alone to meet and…

Thank you, all, from the Kare Bears!

Presenting checks to the SunBird HOA and Golf Course at our Appreciation Luncheon. Left to right: Nancy Eckstein, HOA Board President; Juanita Harbut, President of Kare Bears; and Jack Cooper,…

Lapidary work

Dennis Hayward inspects the silver ring he just cast and polished in the Lapidary Shop. Dennis is past president of the club which includes 75 members doing fused glass, stained…

Bowling winners

SunBird Bowling’s first-place team: Sue Fargo, Marshall Brockish, John Brockish

Stay cool and fit with summer water aerobics

Norma Davis and Maddie Meyers On May 1, summer hours for Aqua Birds classes will be 8:00 to 9:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, and continue at that hour through the end of October. If you want a fun way to start your day while enjoying upbeat music, water aerobics is the answer! The resistance of…

Spring is in the air at Women’s Connection brunch

Susan Reynhout, Publicity Chairman Wild flowers are blooming. What a great time for a girlfriend get-together. How about having brunch with your favorite friends? Many of our friends are returning to their summer homes, so don’t miss the opportunity to invite them to share a time of fellowship before they leave. Join us on Thursday,…

Join us for a friendly game of cards

Jackie Cox Oh no, another bad hand! Darlene Thompson holds a mixed hand of cards, representing the many card games she organizes in SunBird three nights a week, 12 months a year, for over 300 people. Unlike this hand of cards, each night is organized and starts promptly. Players pay 50 cents to play in…

Don Neu Charity Tennis Event involved six communities

Penny Petersen The Don Neu Charity Tennis Event was held at the Cottonwood Courts Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16. There were 123 players participating from six communities: Cottonwood Palo Verde, IronOaks, Sun Lakes CC, SunBird CC, Springfield and Robson Ranch. Fifty-six matches were held. The Chandler Boys and Girls Club Tennis Program, where…

Thank You Gary Whistler

Not long ago with little fanfare, Gary Whistler turned over the gavel and leadership of the SunBird Golf Course to the very capable Jack Cooper. It did seem to a lot of us that we should take time to thank Gary and also to reflect on some of the accomplishments that the board made during…

Desert Threads continues to give to local area charities

Johnie Scofield The Desert Threads Chapter of the Arizona Quilters Guild is very busy with many charity projects. In the fall, we made 144 tray-size placemats for Neighbors Who Care for their 2018 Holiday client meal package. Then, in November and December, we completed 22 “fidget” quilts for NWC, for use with their memory impaired…