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Keyboard connection provides community service

Jeanette Cline The Keyboard Connection recently played the half-hour pre-brunch music for the Sun Lakes Women’s Connection. Their musical selections included Broadway favorites including “The Phantom of the Opera,” “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” “Hello, Dolly” and others from The Sound of Music. Also played were a couple of classical pieces, Pachabel’s “Canon in D” and…

SunBird Views: Blast from the past

Ann Tellor The SunBird HOA Office has archived newspapers from previous years. From time to time, we will post past items of interest for those who enjoy SunBird’s rich history. SunBird Views “Blast from the Past” June 2001 – 17 years ago Leo Buries and Gil Knudtson appointed to serve on Board of Directors. Neighbors Who…

Brainstorming update

Nancy Eckstein One of the board of directors’ 2018 goals was to conduct a “Brainstorming Session” with homeowners to gain ideas to improve SunBird. This session was held on March 23 with about 150 residents generating approximately 350 ideas. Thanks to everyone who attended. All ideas were typed as they were written and are posted…

Thank You Volunteer Fruit Pickers!

  Wes Akerman found a need in SunBird of assisting people who could use help and/or physically could not pick the fruit from their own citrus trees each season. Oftentimes, the citrus would fall to the ground and go to waste. A group of volunteers was organized a few years back to help resolve this…

The Bocce Marathon

  Dianne Reed The 2018 Bocce Ball Marathon is complete. The competition was amazing, with SunBird residents showing skills they didn’t even know they possessed. From the second week of January through mid-March, 90 SunBird residents participated in over 900 games of bocce. The marathon participants were divided into four leagues, and each competing team…

National Day Of Prayer May 3rd

  Jeanette Cline Chaplain Colonel Michael D. Sproul will be the guest speaker for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the ballroom of SunBird Golf Resort, 6250 S. SunBird Blvd., Chandler. Chaplain Colonel Sproul is the Air National Guard Assistant to Command Chaplain United States Air Forces…

SunBird Ladies 18ers in full swing

Dana Marrs April finds our SunBird Ladies 18ers in full swing. Congratulations to Team USA on the win of our annual Solheim Cup. Team USA collected 32.5 points, and Team Canada + Friends collected 27.5. Most of all, 148 golfers teed it up for two weeks in multiple formats including match play. Many golfers earned…

Fun and friendship in Line Dancing

Judee Curtis Sometimes “Life” gets in the way of “Fun.” We’ve had many dancers not able to come to classes at times, and the dance on Sunday, March 4. There have been many illnesses, loss of loved ones, injuries and major health issues. We can’t wait for the return of dancers because we really miss…

National Day of Prayer May 3

Jeanette Cline The community, both men and women, are invited to attend one of many events for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the SunBird Golf Resort, 6250 S. SunBird Blvd, Chandler, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. The ballroom will sport red, white and blue décor in commemoration of this…

SunBird Singers to present “The Rhythm of Life”

  Jim McCutcheon The SunBird Singers will present their annual spring concert on March 7 and March 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the ballroom. Directors Kim and Mark Hanson and Pat Miller will lead more than 75 choristers. The concert celebrates “The Rhythm of Life,” which is one of the songs they will perform. There…