Category: Community News

SunBird Community Church news

  Bob Neuman “Could you use some courage? Are you backing down more than you are standing up? Jesus scattered the butterfly out of the stomachs of the nervous disciples…. “We need to remember that the disciples were common men given a compelling talk. Before they were the stained-glassed saints in the windows of cathedrals,…

BBQ in the cool pines

John and Marsha Brockish hosted a BBQ for SunBird residents Marty and Nancy Eckstein, Gerry and Joan Morford and daughter Laura Rook, and Bill and Bette Hook in cool Pinetop, Arizona.

SunBird Singers prepare for two Christmas concerts

  Jim McCutcheon “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.” Well, it is if you are a director or accompanist for the SunBird Singers. In fact, they all have been working on the music for December’s concerts almost as soon as last March’s concerts were completed. The Singers themselves will start getting into the…

Footnotes from the library

  Lois Anderson Why do jigsaw puzzles? It seems like a waste of time to take pieces of a picture, put them together, then break them apart before returning them to the box. However, it has been found that those who do jigsaw puzzles have good, if not excellent, cognitive (that’s being able to figure…

SunBird Personalities

Bob Neuman This interesting lady is, in a way, new to SunBird and Arizona. At first glance, one will notice several things. She is very bright and is a people person who gets great satisfaction in helping others, a trait she derived by caring for her brothers and sisters. She has led a life that…

Lifelong learning program offers fall classes

Catherine Hammond More than 80 classes are available this fall through New Adventures in Learning. All presenters are volunteers who have gathered their knowledge in a variety of ways. Some are retired experts who have been formally trained or have worked for a lifetime in a particular field. Others have a newer passion to explore…

Donate to the Chandler Food Bank

  My name is Julie, I am a SunBird resident and I volunteer at a Chandler Food Bank. If you have extra food (unopened, please) that you can’t use, I would be glad to take it to the food bank. The food bank also accepts toiletries, cleaning products, diapers, paper products and other miscellaneous items.…

Email news group

  SunBird has an email newsletter and special-notices program to improve communications with homeowners. If you are not registered for the SunBird email list or you are not sure if you are, please go to the SunBird website at sunbirdhoa.com and click on the icon picture of the email chimp (monkey) at the bottom of…

Al-Anon meeting notice

  The new 12-Step Al-Anon Group meets Monday evenings at 5:00 p.m. in the Ceramics Room of the SunBird clubhouse. If you are concerned about the drinking problems of someone you care about, come and join in on our discussions and receive some help for your peace of mind.