A “Derby” Party!

Lifelong Learning: ASU professor and students present “Research in Aging”

SunBird Lady Niners announces new board and give out awards

Chandler SunBird Lions Club award winner

A “Derby” Party!

Ladies decorated straw hats for prizes at Kentucky Derby innovative party. Men showing off their hats and attire at Kentucky Derby innovative party A Kentucky Derby innovative party was held…

Chandler SunBird Lions Club award winner

SunBird resident Gordon Olson is presented the Melvin Jones Fellow International Award by fellow Lion member Fred Garmeson. This award is given to a member for outstanding service to their…

SunBird Summertime Pickleball

Roger Mandeville Yes, the temperatures are rising and many residents have departed for the northland. For those of us who plan to have fun this summer, the pickleball courts are waiting for us to come out and play. The following is the pickleball schedule for the summer months. SunBird summer pickleball hours – May: Monday…

It was a double installation dinner for the SunBird Lions Club

On April 18, the Chandler SunBird Lions Club held its 2017-2018 Installation Dinner in the Ballroom of the SunBird Recreation Center. The dinner was a joint officers’ installation with the Basha High School Leo’s Club. SunBird officers include President Julie Napton, Vice President Bill Hespel, Reporting Secretary Fred Garmeson, Recording Secretary Marilyn Hespel, Treasurer Ken…

Computer Booters goes into summer hibernation

Ed Robson Library’s new branch manager, Jenny Young, and Al Hill

Kc Coller, Publicity Director Our May general meeting was most likely comprised of residents who are year-rounders of the Sun Lakes-SunBird areas. How nice to see all the smiling faces there to listen and ask questions of our guest speaker Jenny Young. It was great to have Alan Levy with us again after his medical…

Divine inspiration – stimulated motivation – Arden celebration

Eddie Pepe after

Rosie VanderVeen My friend Eddie Pepe is 83 years young! Have you seen him on the street walking and carrying weights? He’s found a new lease on life. He doesn’t talk the talk … he walks the walk. An overcomer! Now a little background information. Eddie’s dad, an Italian immigrant, came to America in 1923.…

Footnotes from the Library

Shirley Jackson Henning Mankell (3 February 1948 – 5 October 2015), novelist, playwright, publisher. He wrote the Kurt Wallander novels, a series of crime fiction, which novels were made into a series on PBS. Mankell, a left-wing social critic and activist, reflects his feelings in his writings. Sharing his time between Sweden and countries in…

Pastor of St. Steven’s Catholic Community is retiring

Father Leo Pierre Hissey

Mary Vitolo Father Leo Pierre Hissey is retiring in June 2017, after 12 years as Pastor of St. Steven’s Roman Catholic Church. On Sunday, April 30, 2017, approximately 400 members of the St. Steven’s Community attended Father Pierre’s Retirement Celebration. Mr. Dennis McMullen, the main speaker, shared the story from the first time Father arrived…