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Roadrunners enjoy a day of fun and dinner

Ruth Anne Hobbs Thank you goes to Bill Johnson, the chairperson for the very fun event held on Saturday, April 20, 2019. A group of SunBird Roadrunners Golf and Social Club members enjoyed a round of putt-putt golf. We were able to convert the putting area into a miniature golf area for part of the…

HOA dues money at work: fact or fiction?

The SunBird Golf Club owns the roads within the community, including the parking lot east of the clubhouse, yet the SunBird HOA (Home Owners Association) pays for all the maintenance for them. That is a partially true statement (please read the following): In the beginning development of SunBird, Robson Communities as the developer, had the…

SunBird postal staff keeps us connected with a smile

Jackie Cox Whether sending in our tax forms, receiving business mail or mailing or receiving birthday greetings from our distant families, our mail service is critical to us. Connecting us to all essential mail services, especially forwarding mail for seasonal residents, is a perk for SunBird residents. Incoming mail is managed by the post office…

Thank You Gary Whistler

Not long ago with little fanfare, Gary Whistler turned over the gavel and leadership of the SunBird Golf Course to the very capable Jack Cooper. It did seem to a lot of us that we should take time to thank Gary and also to reflect on some of the accomplishments that the board made during…

Stay cool and fit with summer water aerobics

Norma Davis and Maddie Meyers On May 1, summer hours for Aqua Birds classes will be 8:00 to 9:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, and continue at that hour through the end of October. If you want a fun way to start your day while enjoying upbeat music, water aerobics is the answer! The resistance of…

Summer Church begins May 1

It’s summertime in SunBird! Bring on the shorts and sandals! And even though our dress may be a little more casual, please join us on Sundays to hear a dynamic and powerful message at the Community Church of SunBird. We are blessed with six wonderful pastors who rotate Sundays throughout the summer. Each pastor has…

Chandler mayor to speak at National Day of Prayer

The Chandler mayor, Kevin Hartke, will be the guest speaker for the National Day of Prayer at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019. The event will be held at the SunBird Golf Resort, 6250 S. SunBird Blvd., Chandler. The event is open to the public and everyone is cordially invited to attend. Mayor Hartke…

Shufflers in SunBird enjoyed busy season

Marty Eckstein The mid-February Doubles Tournament found Tony Asmundson and Linda Hackett taking first place, while Harvey Simmons and Marty Eckstein were second and Delphi Godsil and Gary Clarke were third. Congratulations to all players for making this a fun and successful event. Thanks go to Jerry Lagosz, Bill Hackett and Paul Klancher for organizing…

Pickleball Club continues to give

One of the most devastating diseases that impacts us as we age is Alzheimer’s. An estimated 5.7 million Americans have some form of the disease, and most of us have a friend or relative who is suffering with this cruel illness. The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization supporting research and care associated…

House and Garden tour March 10

  Tickets for SunBird Garden Club’s annual House and Garden Tour are now available at the HOA office for $10 each. This event will take place on Sunday, March 10, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. A variety of homes have been selected for you to visit. Bring a friend for a fun afternoon of touring…