Tag: SunBird Kare Bears

Christmas: A time of benevolence

  Rosie VanderVeen Welcome to our four new Kare Bear members: Nancy Manning, Mary Jane Mogdans, Joanne Pfeifer and Rosemary Terhune! All of our Kare Bears were enlightened by representatives from two of the organizations we support, Hamilton High School Homeless/Needy program and Boots in the House. Speakers Jamie Sistek and Chris Omitt represent the…

What is a Kare Bear?

Rosie VanderVeen They give back to our community by serving at Kare Bear Faires, Memorials and fundraisers occurring from October to April. We contribute with monies, food and clothing to local charities, such as St. Vincent de Paul, Matthew’s Crossing, Clothes Cabin, Boots in the House and Hamilton High School homeless students. An itemized list…

Kare Bears consummate a season of giving

Kare Bear Board 2017-2018 Julia Roberts, Linda Bengston, Margaret Spear, Deanna Calvert and Barbara Dunbar

Rosie VanderVeen The new 2017-2018 Board members for Kare Bears are Julia Roberts and Barb Dunbar. Emily Hughes will take over for Larie Thiebeault who has done a wonderful job as treasurer. Barb will continue to serve as secretary. A big thanks to Shirley Goodman and Carol Weatherbee who served in 2016-2017. Our benevolent Kare…

Kare Bears Tourney – A huge success

Barb Dunbar A big “shout-out” to all the hole sponsors and the generosity of all the players when purchasing raffle tickets and mulligans! You are truly what makes this tournament! Our weather cooperated, and I think a good time was had by all! Thank you to my fellow Kare Bears for all your help setting…

Kare Bears concludes another energetic and active year

Rich VanderVeen, Chet Howe, Rosie VanderVeen and Dave Meyers at Kare Bears Golf Tournament

Rosie VanderVeen It’s been an exciting year for the Kare Bears! Lots of events and many areas for all of us to volunteer. Kare Bears Fairs are more popular than ever, and lots of new friends and acquaintances made. What an awesome group. Shirley Goodman and Carol Weatherbee will be leaving their board positions this…

Our thoughts, words and deeds are painting the world around us

Don Calvert, granddaughter Brooklyn Klein and Maureen Moore

Rosie VanderVeen Our monthly Kare Bear meeting contained an exorbitant volume of information! Reports were made by Chairwomen Emily Hughes, Memorials; Mercia Ruder, Refreshments; Marilyn Miles, Membership; Juanita Harbut, Printing; Deanna Calvert, Programs and Donations; Sherry Fann, Kare Bear Faire and Lynn McHale, Cheery Aid. Golf Tournament Chairwoman Barb Dunbar obtained 24 sponsors. Thank you,…

Annual Kare Bear Golf Tournament February 25

Jackie Baker and Sherry Fann

Rosie VanderVeen Arrangements are being finalized for the annual Kare Bear Golf Tournament on February 25, with sign-in at 8:00 a.m.; shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. Format is four person scramble, 120 players maximum! Hurry and get your foursome together for the meager price of $40 per person. Included in the price is a savory…

Tee it up for the annual Kare Bear Golf Tournament

Tammy Bachofner, Barb Dunbar, Shirley Hunt and Pat Arnold

Barb Dunbar Come join us on Saturday, February 25, 2017, for our four-person Scramble. The sign-up sheet will be posted by the Pro Shop soon! The event is $40/pp. We are limiting the field to 120 players so that play goes smoothly! We will have three flights with one gross and three net payouts in…

Kare Bears contributes to a classic Christmas

Fun at the December Kare Bear Faire!

Rosie VanderVeen Shirley Jackson introduced Robin Atwood from the Chandler Police Department who educates the public regarding crime prevention. She previously served 10 years as a DARE officer. She discussed the senior lock box program, a vehicle which allows fire or police officers emergency admittance for those with a health condition, disability, or to those…

An exciting year planned for Kare Bears

Rosie VanderVeen At the November 16 Kare Bear meeting Robin Atwood from the Chandler Police Department will be discussing the lock boxes to be attached to the entry door. Your house key would be inside the box for emergency entry by police. As you might recall in the good old days they would have to…