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Summer updates and upgrades now underway

Julie Anderson, Project Planning Committee Member Numerous projects are underway during the summer months in our SunBird Community, all born in the project review and planning committee (PRPC), headed by Bill Hook. This committee meets monthly from September through May and evaluates any and all ideas that are suggested by SunBird individuals or groups. Many…

Save the date for Patriot Day Tribute Parade and Ceremony

SunBird is honored to hold our Second Annual Patriot Day Tribute Parade and Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Help us show appreciation and express our gratitude to all active and retired emergency personnel for their dedication and service to our wonderful communities, as well as honor the memory of those who lost their lives on…

Summer’s here and we need your help

Eric Ehst, Executive Director Over 700 of our disabled, homebound and frail neighbors rely on Neighbors Who Care to make sure they can get to lifesaving medical appointments, get groceries or hot meals, receive welfare checks or have access to other services that allow them to continue living at home. All of this vital assistance…

NAIL offers summer classes

Catherine Hammond For 20 years, New Adventures in Learning has been affiliated with Chandler-Gilbert Community College to offer lifelong-learning classes. Member Larry Noser suggests, “New Adventures may well be the best and least expensive way to entertain and educate yourself in a collegial atmosphere in Arizona.” Every year, the completely-volunteer group offers three semesters of…

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…