Category: Community News

Fly the flag with pride

Fred Garmeson During the week of December 7 residents saw the American flag flying throughout SunBird to honor those that fought at Pearl Harbor on that day. That is just one of eight days that the SunBird Lions puts out flags for their subscribers. Other dates include Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day,…

Footnotes from the Library – January 2015

Lois Anderson If you look carefully on the shelves at the west end of the Library, you will notice stacks of jigsaw puzzles. Now these boxes can either contain hours of challenging, mind enriching entertainment for those who love them or minutes of frustration and confusion for those who don’t. We have puzzles for children…

SunBird Personalities – January 2015

Bing and Sharon Solomon

Bob Neuman The Viet Nam War, between South and North Viet Nam, finally ended in 1973, but not before 58,000 Americans died. The divisive war had become increasingly unpopular in our country and led to riots on college campuses, often spilling into the streets, as in the incident at Kent State. Our military, which had…

Dahn Yoga Class schedule

ENERGY (Dahn) YOGA CLASSES JANUARY SCHEDULE 2015 Morning: AM: 7:45 to 8:45 – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Afternoon: PM: 4:15 to 5:15 – Monday, Tuesday,Thursday On Mondays a Qi Gong practice will be emphasized. WHERE: SUN BIRD GOLF RESORT – NAVAJO ROOM-3rd floor. NO COST – Donations are accepted. If you have questions call Paullene Caraher…

Line dancing with Judee – January 2015

When counting my blessings all I have to do is look at the class lists with the names of the current dancers. The attendance support is appreciated, but the biggest support that amazes me the most is the concern these dancers have shown when I have hiccups in life, my husband Al has hiccups in…

Korean War Veterans news – January 2015

Stacy Sweet The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, January 27 in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 a.m. Our guest speaker will be Elaine Poker Yount from Visiting Angels East Valley. Elaine is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has…

Salute Our Vets Golf Tournament winners announced

Fred Garmeson The Lions Salute Our Vets Golf Tournament is now just a distant memory. But at the time, golfers played to salute our vets, raise some money for charity and have some fun. Despite the small turnout, we did just that. The winners were as follows: First place Gross ($50 ea.): Gene Dunbar, Lee…

Lapidary Club offers classes in jewelry, silver, glass and rocks

The variety of projects by Lapidary Club members can be seen in the display case next to the shop on the second floor of the Clubhouse.

The SunBird Lapidary Club invites residents to explore the various rock, jewelry and glass crafts. Access to the fine lapidary shop on the upper floor of the clubhouse is, for safety reasons, limited to club members who have completed the required orientation and training for specific activities. Classes are based on expressed need and availably…

Women’s Connection to present Thrifty Nifty Style Show

Donna Yecke

Susan Reynhout, Publicity Chairman Looking for a great girlfriend event to ring in the New Year with your friends? How about a style show and brunch? Would you like to see how fashionable you can be for very little money? Our fashion forward models will be wearing very special pre-loved statement pieces. You might see…

Twentieth Anniversary Concert

Carol Hoepner If you enjoy upbeat choral music from a variety of singing groups please mark your calendar now to reserve March 1, 2015 at 3:00 pm. The 20th annual Sun Lakes Ecumenical Choral Festival is celebrating the achievement of two decades of concerts for the benefit of Neighbors Who Care. This year there will…