Category: Community News

Donate to the Chandler Food Bank

Julie Harman My name is Julie, and I am a SunBird resident and a 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.…

“Shop ‘til You Drop” Fashion Show set for January 15

Rose Pachura The Ladies Community Chit & Chat Breakfast Group is sponsoring a community fundraiser for the Sun Lakes Fire Dept. and Ambulance Services on Jan. 15. The Fashion Show by Calle Rose Traveling Boutique will be in the Cottonwood Country Club ballroom. Doors open to shop at 9 a.m., and breakfast is at 9:30…

We need you!

Volunteers are needed to run the Horse Races on the first and third Wednesday of the month in the Horizon Room. The current volunteers will be resigning at the end of March, 2020. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Wendy Weber, Lifestyle Director, at 480-802-4901 or wendy@sunbirdhoa.phxcoxmail.com. Thank you!

First Kare Bear meeting a huge success

Left to right: Mimi Fishkel, Rosie Vanderveen, and Lynn McHale

Barbara Dunbar The first meeting for the 2019-20 was held on Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. in the ballroom. Juanita Harbut, president, welcomed all the members. HOA Board candidates Jeannie Johnston, Bill Ley, Lisa Onyx, and Steve Seel spoke to the group about why they were running for office. We have 22 NEW members! Bunny Bottorff,…

Sun Lakes Chorale Holiday Concert December 12

Yvonne Orlich Here we come a-caroling! It’s hard to believe that our holiday concert is right around the corner on Dec. 12 at the United Methodist Church. The rehearsal season has just flown by, and we are doubling down on our efforts to finetune our numbers so that we may present a great holiday concert.…

25 Years of Neighbors Who Care

Eric Ehst, executive director It’s hard to believe, but Neighbors Who Care (NWC) is finishing up its 25th year of service. In November 1994, some Sun Lakes residents noticed that many of their neighbors could no longer drive to the grocery store, and they banded together to help out. With the support of the Interfaith…

P.E.O. Christmas Luncheon December 14

Shirley Langer “Baskets for Education,” is one of the fun happenings at the annual P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Christmas Luncheon to be held on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in the ballroom, Oakwood Country Club, Sun Lakes. Registration is at 11:30 a.m., 11 a.m. for social time and shopping, noon luncheon followed by entertainment with David…

Risen Savior Lutheran Church Quilt and Bake Sale planned for December 8

Jean Selle Come help us celebrate our 12th annual Quilt and Bake Sale on Dec. 8, from 8 to 11 a.m. at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, located on 23914 S. Alma School Road. Our creatively handmade quilts range in size from baby to king beds and are priced accordingly. We will be raffling off a beautifully-decorated…

New Adventures in Learning: Find us on Facebook

Catherine Hammond New Adventures is now on Facebook. The homepage is up and has many photos and comments, along with information about the lifelong-learning program. Some of the photos show classes and state-of-the-art facility, along with links to the website and good contact information. Below is a brief conversation with Roxanne Singer, the governing council member…