Category: Community News

Manager’s Report

  Awesome weather! Finishing up many of the summer improvement and maintenance projects, I can’t remember a time with more contractors working at the clubhouse and common areas at the same time: general contractors, drywall installers, electricians, elevator service workers, road laborers, common area landscape installers, air conditioner servicemen, Fitness Room equipment installers, cable TV…

Footnotes from the library

  Nancy Smith This is a “Count Your Blessings” thank you. Your SunBird Library is truly blessed. Let us count the ways: * Incredible volunteer hours given to keep shelves supplied and interesting * Duplicate and extra books we can donate to many charities * Donations of books, puzzles, videos, games, juvenile books, freely given…

SunBird remembers

Herman “Rudy” Corrado and Norma Manzardo grew up in the Chicago area. Their parents came to this country from northern Italy. Norma, her sister and two brothers lived mainly with their mother. “Because of an early divorce, she worked at anything to keep us going, even in a defense plant putting ailerons on B-24s,” Norma…

New Adventures marks 20 years of LifeLong Learning

In November 1998, a small group of residents of Sun Lakes began a program that has grown into New Adventures in Learning. The stated mission of the organization is to provide a variety of interesting and educational opportunities at a reasonable cost to mature adults of the Southeast Valley. According to Mary Kenny, past president,…

Welcome New Neighbors

  Dr. James Hickey 6129 S. Sawgrass Drive Hometown/State: La Crosse, WI James was married 56 years and has one child. Scott and Mary Stohr 6510 Championship Drive Hometown/State: West Linn, OR Scott and Mary have been married 42 years and have two children. Mary Lacy (mother) and Anne Huggins (daughter) 6194 S. Cypress Point…

News From Your Neighbors – Neighbors Who Care, Inc.

Do you have questions about Medicare? Whether you are new to Medicare or would like to reevaluate your current plan, it’s a good time to look into the options that are available to you, especially since the Medicare open enrollment is in full swing. The Area Agency on Aging, Region One, in partnership with Neighbors…

SunBird Community Church news

  Christmas Eve Service at Community Church of SunBird is again in the planning stages for 2018. This year’s service, as asked by attendees of previous services, is again beginning at 6:30 p.m. with doors opening at 5:45 p.m. What a beautiful way to celebrate this holy time with friends and family, opening the door…

Heading down the highway

Harry Huckemeyer Now that we’re officially past the monsoon season and the skies are blue, hopefully you all are taking advantage of that pleasant outside air. October sort of flew by for our club, and it was a really productive month, not only for us, but also the communities around the Sun Lakes area, with…

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, paper products and other miscellaneous items. You…