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Crystal Cards Bring Happy Holidays

Thanksgiving cards can be delivered to you.

Bobbie Reed The end-of-year holidays are occasions for sending greetings to friends and family. Crystal Cards has Thanksgiving and Christmas cards among their selections. Of course, there are birthday, get well, thinking of you, and many other special cards. You can now choose the cards you want in the comfort and safety of your own…

Tennis Club is Back In Action

Jennifer Walden It was a long, hot, summer for some of our members and residents in the Valley of the Sun. Many of you continued to play tennis in the extreme heat! Phew! We all welcome the cooler, more manageable temperatures of fall and winter. Our organized Tennis Club activities will commence the first of…

SunBird Vehicle Control Gates

Layne Varney, General Manager SunBird, as a gated community, has control gates and barrier arm devices to assist in minimizing unauthorized vehicles from entering SunBird. Authorized entry to open the vehicle control gates can be operated by remote controls for homeowners purchased at the SunBird office or by using a personalized four-digit code assigned to…

Sauna Golf

Gail Holland, Holly Benson, Toni Leonard, and Julie Anderson

Julie Anderson Ladies are enjoying sauna golf in SunBird, combining a round of golf with a built-in sauna, thanks to our 100-degree-plus weather. In addition to cheering for birdies and eagles, we’ve also watched SunBird’s baby ducks, owls, and quail grow up over the summer. We are ready for our snowbird friends to join us…

Back on Track

Harry Huckemeyer October is the time in the fall when our area normally really comes to life. Unfortunately, with the arrival of the coronavirus, times have changed considerably, forcing us all to change our lifestyles in a manner that we have never experienced before. Hopefully, things appear to be heading in a positive direction, and…

SunBird Kare Bears Elect New Officers

Back row (left to right): Katherine Gibbs, Margaret Speer, and Shirley Goodman; front row: Deanna Calvert and Barbara Dunbar

Barbara Dunbar Our new officers for 2020-21 will be Margaret Speer (president), Deanna Calvert (vice president), Barbara Dunbar (secretary), Katherine Gibbs (treasurer) and Shirley Goodman. The turnover of officers happened in May, and we are moving forward with upcoming projects. The Oct. 15 board meeting will be held at 10 a.m. in the Lakeview Room. Our first…

Crystal Cards Home Delivery: Now in SunBird

Crystal Cards delivered to your front door

Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards is now delivering to SunBird. This new home delivery service was started in Sun Lakes in August. We want to continue our fundraising during the pandemic when public sales can no longer be held. The new home delivery service has been very popular. Sun Lakers have been delighted to be able…

Pickleball Fun in the Sun!

Christina Riley Even with sizzling temps, these picklers are out for early morning play! The deets are the same as the past few months: Hours: Look for pickleball summer hours via email and in the glass case. Please utilize Signup Genius to ensure there are enough to play. Sanitizing: Bring your own hand sanitizer to…

Pickleball News

Julie Anderson

Christina Riley Yay! The courts are open, and the temps are sizzling! Hours: Look for pickleball summer hours via email and in the glass case. Please utilize Signup Genius to ensure there are enough to play. Sanitizing: Bring your own hand sanitizer to sanitize between matches. We have sanitizer for the balls, and balls and…

SunBird Clubhouse Ballroom Makeover

Layne Varney, General Manager Last year, several areas of the clubhouse had been repainted, new flooring, new décor, new furniture, etc., to keep our facilities updated. This summer, the 7,200-square-foot ballroom has been repainted with the new, updated colors. The wood trim along the stage, bar, and other areas has been re-stained and updated to…