Category: Community News

June at Ed Robson Library

Mark your calendars for our special events in June! Also, our Summer Reading Program is up and running, from June 1 to August 1. It’s for all ages, preschoolers to adults. Sign up today for fun online challenges and be eligible for prize drawings. Upon completion, you’ll earn a free book! Thursday, June 1, at…

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

Dr. Sydney Schaefer (right), neuroscientist from ASU, talks with Matt and Sue Niesz about the workings of the brain. This summer, Dr. Schaefer and her graduate students will present a special New Adventures’ session on the latest research on the aging brain.

Catherine Hammond This summer, Dr. Sydney Schaefer of Arizona State University brings her graduate students to share “Research in Aging” with members of New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong learning program. The presentation will be on July 13 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. with a focus on recent studies on the aging brain. Past President Bobbie Reed…

SunBird Personalities

Dolores Kline

Bob Neuman This young-at-heart lady has the energy of a teenager. One clue, however, she graduated high school in 1950 and has never slowed down since. A spark later on hit when she met Jim, her future husband, at a North Dakota church event. Soon her name was changed to Dolores Kline. This was the…

ACC developing weed policy

As you know, SunBird is a very sought-after place to live. Home buyers are waiting in line to purchase property when a home becomes available on the real estate market. With this in mind, the Architectural Control Committee (ACC) is currently working a Weed Policy that will soon be added to the ACC Guidelines. This…

Karoake and Dancing

Karaoke is back on the fourth Saturday of the month. Mark your calendar for another fun evening of singing and dancing on Saturday, June 10, and then again on Saturday, June 24, from 7:00 p.m.-? at Sun Lakes Country Club’s Pro Shop Lounge (Mulligan’s) located at 25425 S. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes, AZ. The…

It’s time to trim your palm trees

Bonnie Marcus, Community Administrator Just a friendly reminder that, as summer is approaching us, it is time to have your palm trees trimmed. Pruning should be performed no more than once a year, if done, preferably at the end of June or July. Please determine if it is time for you to prune your palm…

This, That and Other Stuff

Bob Neuman I am convinced that people like to be complimented and acknowledged. One rarely receives bad reply from them. But what about long ago friends youíve lost track of or have simply forgotten? Perhaps they were a part of and important in your life then. I believe we all have had pivotal moments that…

Recording kiosk opens at Ed Robson Branch Library

Sherry Jackson,  Corporate Communications, RCI A new kiosk from the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office has opened at the Ed Robson Branch Library in Sun Lakes. The digital recording kiosk brings the Recorder’s office to Sun Lakes and allows for the convenient recording of documents without having to go into the downtown or Mesa offices. “We…

Mixed reviews?

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes A few years ago, it was my wonderful privilege to visit Mars Hill in Athens, Greece, where the apostle Paul had preached on the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Bible tells us in Acts 17 that there were actually three different responses to his message.…

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…