Category: Community News

Welcome New Neighbors

Gail and Sam Strok 6730 S. Oakmont Drive Hometown/State: Michigan Gail and Sam have been married for 45 years and have three children. Their interests include their grandchildren and sports. Josephine (Josi) Soto 1928 E. Augusta Hometown/State: New York Her interests include cooking and interior design.

Sunday Breakfast Buffet

A Sunday breakfast buffet is now available each Sunday for $10.00. For lighter diners, we will now be offering a small list for order off the menu. The Horizon Room is open for Sunday breakfast at 8:00 a.m. until noon. We look forward to seeing you.

Chandler SunBird Lions Club Food Drive highlights

Pictured (left to right) are Arlene Block, Carol Zittel, Jeanne Anderson, Gordon Olson and Irene Zeppelin.

The Chandler SunBird Lions Club held a food drive on April 8, 2017. The drive was held in front of the Albertson’s store at Riggs and Gilbert Road. Within three hours’ time, volunteers were able to raise $360 cash (which was converted to gift cards) and a SUV full of nonperishable food goods. All gift…

Line Dancing with Judee

When dealing with the fact that half of the dancers who come to classes each week are “gone ‘til fall and next January,” it’s easier when you know they are “coming back.” Some dancers have been “coming back” for the past three years and more. This fact validates that I’m teaching in a way that…

SunBird Community Church

David Walker

Bob Neuman God knew that Mary was a woman of rare strength and obedience. She was the only human being to be with Jesus throughout his entire life — from his birth until his death. She gave birth to him as her baby and watched him die as her Savior. Mary also knew the Scriptures.…

Donations needed

My name is Julie, I am a SunBird resident and I volunteer at a Chandler food bank. Some of our winter residents may be leaving us in the next few weeks. If you have any extra food (unopened please) that you can’t use, I would be glad to take it to the food bank. The…

Thank You, Friends

Bunny Bottorff As I prepare to leave SunBird, I have so many mixed feelings. I will never forget SunBird, the people I’ve met, the many great friends I’ve made and worked with and, yes, the people I’ve cried with – tears of sadness and great tears of joy. The love and joy of this community…

In Passing

Richard L. Conlon Richard L. Conlon, age 88, of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, and Chandler, Arizona, and formerly of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Council Bluffs. Requiem Mass at St. Francis Worship Center, Council Bluffs, will be said at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Burial will be held in St.…

Kare Bears consummate a season of giving

Kare Bear Board 2017-2018 Julia Roberts, Linda Bengston, Margaret Spear, Deanna Calvert and Barbara Dunbar

Rosie VanderVeen The new 2017-2018 Board members for Kare Bears are Julia Roberts and Barb Dunbar. Emily Hughes will take over for Larie Thiebeault who has done a wonderful job as treasurer. Barb will continue to serve as secretary. A big thanks to Shirley Goodman and Carol Weatherbee who served in 2016-2017. Our benevolent Kare…

This, That and Other Stuff

Bob Neuman Some days are great; others are horrible. No, the battle is not with the neighbors’ dog. This confrontation is between me and the contrary household gadgets and appliances. For example, the washer performs beautifully, peaceful and quietly swishing the clothes. Then, for some unknown reason, it began dancing and thumping into the wall.…