Tag: Manager’s Report

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager The State of Arizona is finally on the decline of COVID-19 cases after reaching worldwide record levels of high numbers of positive cases. Although the COVID-19 cases are now declining in Arizona, they still are at concerning high levels. Many SunBird residents have been receiving vaccinations or are in the process…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager SunBird Holiday Golf Cart Express Parade was a great experience, with nearly 200 golf carts participating in both nights of fun. Golf carts were decorated and drivers dressed up, met at the clubhouse, and separated into two groups to drive through the streets of SunBird, spreading holiday cheer. Many people were…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager 2021 is finally here! Many stayed up late New Year’s Eve just to make sure that the clock passed by midnight, leaving 2020 behind and in the past. The year 2020 will go down in the history books forever for posterity to read about some day in the future and wonder…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager It has been an interesting and challenging year with the effects of COVID-19 and how to operate and maintain a thriving SunBird Community. This has been a learning experience for everyone and a reality check on how life can change so quickly. As the weather is finally terrific and reaching ideal…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager It has been one of the hottest summers, breaking records of consecutive days of temperatures over 110 degrees. Still, no monsoon storms, except for the very quick one that passed over several months ago in early June. Regardless, the maintenance work and improvement projects continue onward in SunBird. Last year a…

Manager’s August Report

Layne Varney, General Manager The heat is on! Temperatures have been rising toward the 120-degree mark. SunBird had its first monsoon-type storm with strong wind with clouds of thick dirt followed by a quick heavy downpour of rain, lightning, and thunder. Some trees in the common areas were damaged or blown over and landscape debris…

Manager’s Report July 2020

Summer is here! Temperatures have already exceeded the 111-degree mark. Even though it is not officially the monsoon season yet, SunBird had its first monsoon-type storm with strong wind with clouds of the thick dirt followed by a quick heavy downpour of rain, lightning, and thunder. Some trees in the common areas were damaged or…

Manager’s Report, June 2020

During this time of uncertainty due to the pandemic, safety and prevention has caused many changes for everyone in our daily routines. We have had many questions from residents of “why? when? and what if?” Without all of the answers, SunBird has been paying close attention to state and national leaders and professional health organizations…

Manager’s Report April 2020

So much has changed in just a matter of a weekend here at SunBird and globally. It has been almost as though someone has literally flipped a light switch from the “on” position to completely “off.” SunBird, a couple of months ago, was at full throttle in the peak of the high season with events,…

Manager’s Report April 2020

It’s hard to believe the high season of SunBird has already peaked. This has been by far the busiest season at SunBird with activities and events! The tribute/cover bands shows have been amazing this year, many new, bigger, live bands for dances, bus trips from the clubhouse to many fun and interesting places throughout the…