Summer semester begins at NAIL

April beauty at SunBird

SunBird Garden Club enjoys outing at the Olive Mill

SunBird Pickleball and Tennis Clubs work together

SunBird Pickleball Club continues play through summer

Summer semester begins at NAIL

  Catherine Hammond Summer semester for New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program, runs from June 4 to July 26, 2018. The purpose of this group is to provide classes…

Please, won’t you be my neighbor?

Jennifer Gustafson, Community Outreach Manager,  Neighbors Who Care “Won’t you be my neighbor?” were the iconic lyrics sung by the late Fred Rogers, aka Mister Rogers, on his children’s television show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which first aired nationally in 1968. It has been a while since Mister Rogers graced the airways, but he has once…

588 flags line the streets supporting freedom and veterans

Jackie Cox Amid the parades and fireworks on July 4th, 538 SunBird residents will fly flags in their front yards, reflecting deep appreciation and support for our military that protects us and our freedoms. Freedom isn’t free. The flags began flying on Memorial Day, remembering the many who sacrificed their lives and health, and whose…

SunBIrd Lions Club Members Honored

Marilyn Hespel At the 94th annual Convention of the Arizona Lions held in Ahwatukee, May 18-20, three local SunBird Lions Club members, Fred Garmeson, Carol Zittel and Ray Clark, received special recognition for donations to Lions Club International Foundation. They were awarded the Progressive Melvin Jones Fellowship (PMJF). The Fellowship program was established in 1973…

Rotarian of the Month

Norm Noble The Sun Lakes Rotary Club has a new Rotarian of the Month, Bill McCoach. Bill joined the club in February of 2014 and became actively involved immediately. He joined several committees and chaired the club’s effort in developing a Strategic Plan. With his club involvement, he was selected as the Service Above Self…

NAIL to feature local author

Catherine Hammond This summer, New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program, presents a reading by Phoenix writer Andrea Avery. On July 12 at 10:00 a.m., the author will read from her memoir, Sonata: A Memoir of Pain and the Piano. The book chronicles Ms. Avery’s journey from promising classical pianist diagnosed with severe rheumatoid arthritis…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney It’s HOT! But the work goes on… Common area five-year landscape refurbish plan has begun. The first phase of work this year has been rearranged to address the biggest problem by completely replacing the irrigation system with new upgraded pipes, valves and timer clocks. The current irrigation lines are breaking and failing on…