Category: Community News

Kare Bears are ready to rock and roll in 2019-2020

Nancy Eckstein, representing the HOA, President Juanita Harbut and Jack Cooper, representing the SunBird Golf Course.

We are very excited about the upcoming year, starting in October! Mark your calendars for the following major fundraising events: Kare Bear Fair – Nov. 2, 8:00 a.m. to noon Kare Bear Fair – Dec. 7, 8:00 a.m. to noon Fashion Show – Jan. 31, 2020, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Kare Bear Fair –…

Rags Allen Band at the San Tan Ballroom

Rags Allen Band

John Yu On Sept. 22, enjoy Sunday evening with the easy-listening and rhythmic music of an Arizona favorite, the Rags Allen Jazz Band, featuring Rags Allen on piano/keyboard. Rags Allen is a member of the Arizona Nightclub Performers Hall of Fame and has performed with Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Charlie Pride and Mickey Gilley at…

Spotlight On Advertiser: Thanking the community

The K & R Refrigeration team

A lot of things in the Sun Lakes and SunBird area have changed in the last 35 years. One thing that hasn’t is that the summers are very hot, and seemingly getting hotter. Back then, Kenneth Ratliff started a one-man HVAC business called K & R Refrigeration. Well, because Kenneth was so good at what…

Thank You, Friends

Bob and Carolyn Ugland We want to thank the SunBird Golf Club for their wonderful efforts to make the golf course look so nice. We hope our small contribution will help in some way. Although Bob and I are not golfers, we do appreciate having a nice-looking golf course helps property values in SunBird! We…

The Crystal Card Project volunteers keep busy

The K & R Refrigeration team

Bobbie Reed Volunteers have been busy this summer making cards as part of The Crystal Card Project. These cards will be sold at upcoming events, and the money raised will go to charity. Since its inception in 2016, the project has raised over $29,000. Most has been donated to My Sister’s Place, a Chandler shelter…

News From Your Neighbors – Neighbors Who Care, Inc

When good things become great Neighbors Who Care is proud to be a founding partner of Creative Engagement Partners, the coalition of community leaders that was established to enrich the lives of family members of people living with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and memory impairment. The coalition currently is experiencing a metamorphosis. As the popularity of the…

Unity: Returning home

August is the second and last month of Unity’s summer hiatus. We look forward to coming back to our church services on Sept. 8. Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a community of souls who seek a peaceful, loving and healthy way to live through affirmative prayer, meditation, healthy lifestyle and activities that promote a…

Clubhouse update

Julie Anderson, Planning Committee Member If you were to compare a picture of yourself today with one taken 25 years ago, what would you notice? A few more wrinkles (laugh lines), maybe an outdated hair style, and what about that outfit you had on? We might get the same sense of “Hey, it’s time for…

Where were you when…

Barbara Marriott, a SaddleBrooke author If you’re over 50, you are a walking encyclopedia of historic events. Author Barbara Marriott wants to publish your personal memories and remembrances of historical events during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in a book titled Where Were You When. So much has happened, and so quickly in the past…

Vacation mail notice

Jan Griffin, Manager Going on an extended vacation? Remember, the SunBird post office will hold your mail for an indefinite length of time and forward your mail to you once a week or as often as requested. The cost for each mailing is $7.35, plus $2.00 handling. Visit the SunBird post office for details of…