Tag: SunBird Lions Club

It was a double installation dinner for the SunBird Lions Club

On April 18, the Chandler SunBird Lions Club held its 2017-2018 Installation Dinner in the Ballroom of the SunBird Recreation Center. The dinner was a joint officers’ installation with the Basha High School Leo’s Club. SunBird officers include President Julie Napton, Vice President Bill Hespel, Reporting Secretary Fred Garmeson, Recording Secretary Marilyn Hespel, Treasurer Ken…

Chandler SunBird Lions Club award winner

SunBird resident Gordon Olson is presented the Melvin Jones Fellow International Award by fellow Lion member Fred Garmeson. This award is given to a member for outstanding service to their community.

SunBird resident Gordon Olson is presented the Melvin Jones Fellow International Award by fellow Lion member Fred Garmeson. This award is given to a member for outstanding service to their community.

Chandler SunBird Lions Club Food Drive highlights

Pictured (left to right) are Arlene Block, Carol Zittel, Jeanne Anderson, Gordon Olson and Irene Zeppelin.

The Chandler SunBird Lions Club held a food drive on April 8, 2017. The drive was held in front of the Albertson’s store at Riggs and Gilbert Road. Within three hours’ time, volunteers were able to raise $360 cash (which was converted to gift cards) and a SUV full of nonperishable food goods. All gift…

Chandler Lions Club Food Drives

The Chandler Lions Club has been conducting food drives in January (Safeway Food Store) and February (Albertson’s Food Store). Total donations collected at these sites included 750 pounds of non-perishable foods and $790 in cash. All donated food and cash was given to Chandler Christian Community Center located in downtown Chandler. Founded in 1966, CCCC…

Come one, come all – free show

On January 14, the SunBird Lions Club and the Basha High School LEO club will sponsor the fifth annual Basha High School Music Show. The show starts at 6:00 p.m. in the Ballroom. Admission is free and donations are greatly appreciated. All donations benefit the Basha High School Music Department. Music Director Mr. Nathan Johnston…

SunBird Lions Charities Honor Card orders

Dear Friend: Sending someone a SunBird Lions Charities Honor Card is the ideal gift to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, marriages, births, graduations, holidays, as well as the celebration of someone’s life upon their passing. It is a gift that shows your generous spirit and desire to help others! We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation; therefore, your…

Steve Shannon-Still in Motion

Steve Shannon is a little older and not as fast as he used to be, but this star of stage, screen and television can still put on a great show. On March 5 the SunBird Lions will present Steve Shannon…In Motion, a night of singing, story-telling and just plain good fun. Steve is a long-term…

SunBird Lions celebrates 20 years of service

Lions Jean Boddington and Marilyn Klooster received the Melvin Jones Fellowship for their years of outstanding service to the SunBird Lions Club.

Fred Garmeson On April 21 the SunBird Lions celebrated 20 years of service to the community, the state and the world at their annual installation dinner. There were displays highlighting fundraising and service projects over the past 20 years. Guest speaker District 21-B Governor, Lion Larry Palmer, talked about the accomplishments of the club. He…

Lions and LEOs sponsor concert

On April 11 the Chandler Sunbird Lions and the Basha High School LEO Club sponsored their long delayed annual Basha High School Band Concert. The concert, usually scheduled in January, was delayed this year due to a change in music directors at the school. New Music Director, Mr. Nathan Johnston, was able to put a…

SunBird Lions Club donates

Fred Garmeson presenting a check To Layne Varney

The SunBird Lions Club does so many wonderful things for SunBird and the community raising funds for people with disabilities. This past month they donated a check in the amount of $2,000 to purchase an automatic handicap door for the west entrance of the Clubhouse. We greatly appreciate all they do for both the community…