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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…

Cheers to you for all you do!

Jennifer Gustafson, Community Outreach Manager On August 21, our nation will observe National Senior Citizens Day to show appreciation for the value and contributions of older Americans to home, family and society. This national observance was first established by President Ronald Reagan on August 19, 1988. In his proclamation, Reagan said, “For all they have…

Honoring all SunBird Veterans

Bob Neuman Some time ago, it was decided to honor our SunBird veterans. Thanks to the Project Planning Board and interested others, the idea became a reality. A beautiful plaque now is attached to the wall across from the library. In addition, a book is well under way that contains pictures and information about over…

Please, won’t you be my neighbor?

Jennifer Gustafson, Community Outreach Manager,  Neighbors Who Care “Won’t you be my neighbor?” were the iconic lyrics sung by the late Fred Rogers, aka Mister Rogers, on his children’s television show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which first aired nationally in 1968. It has been a while since Mister Rogers graced the airways, but he has once…

SunBIrd Lions Club Members Honored

Marilyn Hespel At the 94th annual Convention of the Arizona Lions held in Ahwatukee, May 18-20, three local SunBird Lions Club members, Fred Garmeson, Carol Zittel and Ray Clark, received special recognition for donations to Lions Club International Foundation. They were awarded the Progressive Melvin Jones Fellowship (PMJF). The Fellowship program was established in 1973…

July 4th Flag Celebration

4th of July Flag Ceremony at the Clubhouse Flagpole Join us in celebrating our country’s Independence Day at a short flag raising ceremony at 9:00 a.m. outside of the clubhouse at the main flag pole. The Horizon Room will have a special menu after the ceremony.

Bingo Nights benefit local area charities

Marilyn Hespel SunBird Lions Club had the last Bingo Night for the season on April 20, 2018. The jackpot winner that night was Lynette Martens. She won $166. The jackpots are directly related to attendance which was 86 players. The SunBird Lions Club wants to say thank you for your support of the Lions Club…