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Christmas celebrates comfort of community

Rosie  VanderVeen The first Kare Bear meeting of the season took place on October 17 as we welcomed five new Kare Bear members: Kitty Determan, Barbara Stolper, Betty Norgord, Gayle Wiedbusch and Susan Agostine. Representatives from Boots in the House, Jamie Sistek and Chris Omitt, gave an update on accomplishments of their organization this year.…

Pickleballers bring home the hardware

SunBird Lady Picklers Marianna Buescher and Leslie Shaughnessy brought home a gold medal from the Surprise Monster Smash on Friday, October 26. It was a tough day of play against very good opponents, and the ladies prevailed! Fast forward to Sunday in the Mixed Doubles category; Dan and Marianna Buescher bring home the bronze. After…

SunBird Singers Christmas Concert

  Jim McCutcheon The SunBird Singers, led by Pat Miller and Kim and Mike Hanson, will present this year’s concerts on December 5 and 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Center Ballroom. The concert title is “Everywhere Christmas Tonight.” There will be many pieces of new music performed by the Singers and some numbers…

Candidates vie for SunBird Board of Directors

  The Board of Directors is comprised of seven members with staggering three-year terms elected by SunBird homeowners. Each year, at least two members of the Board complete their term, and every third an additional member. This year, two Board positions will be available for election with three interested candidates running for these positions. In…

Community Auction November 16

  The largest fundraiser for SunBird Golf Course, our Community Auction, takes place at 2:00 p.m., November 16, on the patio. SunBird Golf Club struggles to maintain a lush course with fewer than 200 members financing the upkeep of the fairways, ponds and fountains which are enjoyed by the entire SunBird Golf Resort community. Could…

Meet Chuck Warren, Mr. SunBird

Jackie Cox Except for his warm, welcoming smile, one might not notice “Mr. SunBird” while visiting SunBird Community Church, or the annual Rummage Sale. But you’ll be impressed by the many people cooperatively working together, effective sound system, beautiful entry and ballroom and overall success – and a volunteer who quietly organizes it all. His…

News for the Pro Shop

  Jerry Lingen September is a good time for all golfers to get a special deal. It’s just prior to our overseeding, and we should be getting some reduction in the outside heat. Even if that reduction takes place, the summer discount prices will continue through the month of September. Check with the Pro Shop…

Preparations underway for 20th annual Community Day

  Plans are underway for our 20th annual Community Day on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The primary purpose of the day is for the enjoyment, benefit and education of our residents. We are extending an invitation to local vendors to participate, sell, display and demonstrate their services or products.…

Pickleball Club is gearing up for an exciting season

Wendy Weber The SunBird Pickleball Club is turning up the heat on the courts this summer! The club has open play every Monday at 7:00 a.m., Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. and Friday at 7:00 a.m. until October 1. The club is also gearing up for a fun-filled 2018/2019 season. We are currently planning the Alzheimer…

Introducing SunBird’s new Activities Director

Wendy Weber, SunBird’s new Activities Director, is the newest member of the SunBird team. Wendy is no stranger to the active adult lifestyle and community, having been an activities director for the past eight and a half years. In the previous community where she worked, she was known as the premier social butterfly, where her…