Category: Community News

Al-Anon meeting notice

The new 12-step Al-Anon Group meets Monday evenings at 5:00 p.m. in the Lakeview Room (located on the main level by the Pro Shop) 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 to increase your…

St. Steven’s Respect Life Ministry posts fifth billboard

The generous financial assistance and prayers of St. Steven’s parishioners and members of the greater Sun Lakes and Chandler communities have enabled the St. Steven’s Respect Ministry to post a fifth billboard that this time shows unborn twin babies speaking for themselves. The billboard was erected on April 19, and will be up for six…

New concrete on courts 1 and 2

Jenifer Walden Summer is almost over, and the fall tennis season will soon begin. We’re ready for all our club members to return for the season! It has been hot these past three months, but some of our men players have been sticking it out and playing Tuesday and Friday mornings. Go Guys! Our first…

Community Church of SunBird enjoys inspiring messages

Jamie Morgan This summer, the Community Church of SunBird has been blessed with inspiring messages from our great pastors. We have six pastors who alternate on Sundays throughout the year. We have been introducing them to you this summer, and this month brings us another. Our featured pastor for September is John Kaites. He has…

Getting to know you

Reverend Jeanne MacLaughlin

Jeanne MacLaughlin is Unity Church of Sun Lakes’ new minister. In the June Splash, we shared her educational and spiritual background, and now here is a glimpse of her personal, human side. Jeanne was born in Wisconsin, the fifth child of six. This is her greatest joy, her loving and supportive family whom she will…

Ed and Carole Rockland will share tales of their cycling trip in Spain. (Photo by Kirk Tuey)

New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program affiliated with Chandler-Gilbert Community College, will offer more than 80 classes and events between Sept. 30 and Dec. 13. Several of these focus in one way or another on travel. Carole and Ed Rockland will present “Travels on the Camino de Santiago in Spain.” The Rocklands will “discuss…

Halloween and Thanksgiving cards featured at upcoming Crystal Card sale

Halloween and Thanksgiving cards will bring a smile to friends and family.

Bobbie Reed Fall is a great time to begin planning for the many upcoming holidays such as Halloween and Thanksgiving. Maybe there are some special fall birthdays or anniversaries too. Part of the fun is choosing cards for friends and relatives designed to bring a smile to their faces. Crystal Cards offers a wide variety…

Footnotes from the library

Nancy Smith What’s in a name? Your heritage? Your honor? Maybe your credit? We are often surprised and amazed to discover who our ancestors were. Names are equally important to authors. You have only to mention Grisham or Baldacci and you think “best seller” or “great stories.” We enjoy reading about their personal lives and…