Tag: Kare Bears

A Christmas of caring

Rosie VanderVeen Our next Kare Bear Faire is on Saturday, December 2, in the ballroom, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The faires are open to the public, so c’mon down! Browse, patronize or just enjoy the ambiance. Encourage your neighbors to join you! Join 45 outside vendors, who will offer their unique and innovative…

Chosen, charged and challenged

Kare Bear members

Rosie VanderVeen The first Kare Bears meeting of the season took place on October 18 after press time. We will discuss in December article. Our new board members are Julia Roberts and Barb Dunbar. Emily Hughes will replace Larie Thiebeault as treasurer. Barb will continue to serve as secretary. Dates for Kare Bear Faires will…

Concerned, caring, contributing, continuance

Rosie VanderVeen The first Kare Bear meeting of the season took place on October 19. New Board members Deanna Calvert, Carol Weatherbee, Margaret Spear and Linda Bengston (not present) as well as previous board member Barb Dunbar were installed. Deanna asked that we wear our name badges at meetings and events. This will facilitate and…

SunBird Kare Bears golf tournament a big success

The Kare Bears’ second annual Golf Tournament was held on February 27 and was very well attended. Barb Dunbar again did an awesome job of organizing this event. A wonderful lunch and over 20 homemade desserts, made by the Kare Bears, was served after the golf tournament to 112 golfers and about 20 volunteers. A…

Garden Club news

Sue McCutcheon Thank you, thank you to the Kare Bears for their most generous gift of $1,000. The Garden Club will surely put that to excellent use in their beautification of SunBird and all will enjoy the final project. Our last meeting until fall took place at the Veterans Oasis Park. It is a beautiful…

Golf tournament a phenomenal success

Rosie VanderVeen Bravo! Kudos! Hoorah! Words that summarize the first Kare Bear golf tournament! Over 100 golfers participated in the event on January 10. The weather was cold but coffee and donuts were provided bringing warmth and sustenance. Following the golf game, a sumptuous luncheon was enjoyed served by Julie and Izzie from the Horizon…

SunBird Kare Bears continue their loving ways

SunBird’s Kare Bears delivered toys to be distributed to Chandler area children.

Rosie VanderVeen The Kare Bear Board delivered toys to fire house No. 10 to be distributed to children living in the Chandler area. This is a holiday tradition and the Board delights in choosing these items each year. They don’t mind mixing with these good looking fireman, either! What a Christmas luncheon we had in…

Want to Kare? Be a Bear!

The Kare Bear Board delivers toys to Chandler Fire Department

Rosie VanderVeen Our November meeting began with presentations by three candidates for the HOA board, Nancy Eckstein, Walt Griffin and Jim Fetterman. Reports by committee chairs were presented. Ruth Jon Wick shared results of the Kare Bear Faire and reported new vendors have been enrolled for the Faire on December 6. Shirley Goodman reported on…

Kare Bears holds a successful first Kare Bear Faire

We received an awesome turnout at the first Kare Bear Faire. We are grateful to the SunBird community and vendors. Shoppers eyed appealing gifts, food, accessories and utility items available. The 50/50 raffle was a super split for one lucky person; but some other lucky raffle ticket holders won amazing gifts. The white elephant table…

Kare Bear faire

Join us on Saturday, December 6 from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the SunBird Golf Resort Ballroom, 6250 S. SunBird Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85249 (between Cooper and McQueen on Riggs). The Faire is open to the general public and there is no admission fee! There will be over 35 vendors in attendance with a variety of…