NAIL celebrates 20 years

Kare Bears Corner

SunBird Lions Club bingo winners celebrate

Basic Social Dance lessons available

NAIL celebrates 20 years

Mikell Rhoades (left) and Lita Swanson (right) welcome fellow members and guests to New Adventures’ 20th anniversary celebration. (Photo by Kirk Tuey) Catherine Hammond New Adventures in Learning recently marked…

Kare Bears Corner

Kare Bears fundraiser was a huge success Barb Dunbar A huge shout-out to our SunBird residents for supporting our Kare Bears at our major fundraiser for the year! We sold…

SunBird Lions Club bingo winners celebrate

January 18, 2019, Bingo winners Marilyn Hespel The winners from January 18, 2019, were Jan Engdahl, Judy Chubin, Robin Whitmore, Jim Demmer, Robert Thalman, Lucille Tweit, Bill King, John Martin,…

Basic Social Dance lessons available

Basic Social Dance is so much easier than ballroom dancing. Focus on the music, how to lead and how to follow – incredibly simple way to get on the dance…

Need help picking fruit?

Arizona is a great place for fruit trees. Mature fruit trees can harvest up to hundreds of fruits and sometimes are not all picked due to the height of the tree. If you have a fruit tree and are unable to pick or reach the fruit, please contact the SunBird office at 802-4901. SunBird residents…

Veterans’ Voice – February 2015

Art Sloane VetJobs Veteran Eagle is a new website that I can recommend to all active duty and veterans. Jesse Ramirez, a former Navy veteran, has the chance to see again because of a new invention called eSight glasses. Unfortunately, these glasses cost $14,000 which the VA will not cover. The Reverend Joseph F. Matrishion,…

Earl and Elaine are coming soon – March 26

Join Earl and Elaine for a great show on March 26!

Earl Walker and Elaine Friesen will be performing on March 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the SunBird Ballroom. Earl will be singing some of his and your favorite songs from the past. In addition to accompanying Earl, Elaine will be performing piano solos from classical to pop music. It’s a fun time for us and…

Kare Bear Fair – February 7

The SunBird Kare Bears will hold a fair on Saturday, February 7 from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SunBird Golf Resort Ballroom located at 6250 S. SunBird Boulevard in Chandler (on Riggs Road between Cooper and McQueen). This fair will bring over 40 vendors with their homemade gift items, bakery items, candles, soaps, jewelry, health…

The passing of a great man Dwight Grotewold

Dwight Grotewold

Norm Noble Back in the old days, gathering around the kitchen table had a meaning different from today. In the tiny town of Larchwood, Iowa, population 382, it meant that there was no hospital and no resident doctor and when a baby was due you made do. That’s where Dwight Grotewold of Sun Lakes entered…

This, That and Other Stuff – February 2015

Bob Neuman Prejudice, discrimination and segregation have walked this earth since the beginning of civilization. We read about slavery, the mistreatment of the early Chinese workers, and internment of Japanese-American citizens right here in Arizona and the methods used against our native Americans. Is prejudice alive and well still? Awhile back, an attractive, well dressed…