Category: Community News

Footnotes from the library

  Lois Anderson As we are about to end 2018, we need to keep our patrons advised of small changes in our library. One of the baskets on the counter is for travel brochures. Most are about cruises, but there are a few about foreign travel on land as well as in the USA. We…

Unity: Surrender

  Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a positive, loving, health-minded, spiritual community. We follow the teachings of Jesus as well as other spiritual Masters. We believe the Presence of God lives in all of us, and we co-create with God to bring peace, love and harmony into our world. Please join and celebrate with…

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 for your…

Christmas services at Community Church of SunBird

Bob Neuman As we enter once more the spirit of Christmas, do we realize it does not exist for the gifts, the shopping, the gatherings or the food? It exists because God sent His Son in the form of a tiny baby to save our souls and open the door to Heaven. As Max Lucado…

Call for shelving volunteers at Ed Robson Library

  The Ed Robson Library in Sun Lakes is in need of shelving volunteers. One slot is for Monday afternoons from approximately 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., and the other is for Tuesday mornings from approximately 10:30 a.m. to noon, depending on the number of items to be shelved. Items include books, music CDs, audiobooks, DVDs…

SunBird Personalities

Bob Neuman Amazing, remarkable and incredible describe George Holliday. He has pitched for years in the SunBird Horseshoe Club and is currently in first place among the 16 teams and has awards for his past efforts. When younger, he threw 39 ringers in 100 pitches to qualify for an important tournament. In the recent Senior…

Thank you, SunBird Lions

  The SunBird Lions Club heard that there was a need for an automatic door opener for theSunBird Lions Club. Immediately, Fred Garmeson from the club dropped off a check for $2,000 to have this automatic door installed. Within two weeks, the door was installed making it easier for everyone to access the SunBird Post…

December at the Ed Robson Branch Library

  Please join us for the following programs in December! Tuesday, December 4, at 1:00 p.m.: The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction* In 1904, a group of nuns brought 40 young children from New York to Arizona for adoption by pre-arranged “Spanish” parents. Because of a dispute with the arrangement, this little-known incident went all the…

In Passing

  Rodney LeRoy Heglie Rodney LeRoy Heglie, age 79, resident of Baxter, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Rodney was born on February 25, 1939, in Fargo, ND, to Palmer and Josephine (Johnson) Heglie. Rodney graduated from Christine High School in North Dakota, followed by his graduation from NDSU in 1963 with a degree…

This, That and Other Stuff

  Whatever happened to… Bob Neuman Whatever happened to… Many residents of SunBird feel fortunate growing up in the ‘40s and ‘50s. Sure, there was a big war, but wasn’t the pace slower and weren’t people, for the most part, kinder and gentler? In my small town, a bank loan sometimes took only a handshake.…