Tag: SunBird Lions Club

Bingo Nights benefit local area charities

Marilyn Hespel SunBird Lions Club had the last Bingo Night for the season on April 20, 2018. The jackpot winner that night was Lynette Martens. She won $166. The jackpots are directly related to attendance which was 86 players. The SunBird Lions Club wants to say thank you for your support of the Lions Club…

SunBird Lions Club bingo winners

  Marilyn Hespel On March 16, there were 99 attendees. The jackpot winner was Barb Thalman who went home $170 richer. On April 6, the attendance was greater, with 112 players. This night, the jackpot winner was Ness Schumacker winning $187. The season for Bingo is winding down. The last day to play Bingo with…

SunBird Lions Club food drive

  Marilyn Hespel The SunBird Lions Club held a food drive at Albertson’s grocery store on the corner of Riggs and Gilbert on April 7, 2018. Non-perishable food items, toiletries and cash were collected. The patrons were very generous. The club was able to deliver 406 pounds of goods and $410 in gift cards to…

SunBird Lions Club held inaugural Pancake Breakfast

  Marilyn Hespel The SunBird Lions Club held its first annual Pancake Breakfast in conjunction with the Horizon Restaurant. It was held February 17 in the ballroom. The fundraiser was a big success. All seemed to enjoy their meals and socially interacting with other residents of SunBird. There were also eight Leo Club members from…

Basha High School bands

  Marilyn Hespel On January 13, 2018, the Basha High School bands performed at SunBird. The Symphonic Band and Jazz Band 1 entertained a crowd of 311 residents and non-residents. What a show they put on! The Chandler Lions Club would like to thank all those who attended and donated to make this annual function…

Chandler SunBird Lions Club food drive

  Marilyn Hespel On February 3, 2018, the Chandler SunBird Lions Club held a food drive in front of the Safeway store located at Chandler Heights and Alma School Roads. This drive was for nonperishable items to go to AZCEND in downtown Chandler. AZCEND assists families in need throughout the Chandler area. Through the generosity…

Mark you calendar for Basha High School Symphonic Band Concert

  Marilyn Hespel Our local Basha High School music department will be presenting its annual January concert and jazz band music in the ballroom on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. SunBird Lion’s Club has been sponsoring this popular event for the past eight years. All money donated is given to the Basha music…

Packages from Home

Marilyn Hespel On November 11, the SunBird Lions Club held the annual “Salute Our Veterans” Golf Tournament and also collected donations for the “Packages from Home” organization. Both the golfers and members of the community brought donations to the golf tournament or left them in the dedicated box in the community center. The “Packages from…

“Salute the Veterans” Golf Tournament set for November 11

SunBird Lions Club and Lions Foundation of Arizona present their annual golf tournament on November 11, 2017, at SunBird Golf Resort, 6250 S. SunBird Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85249. Format is a four-player scramble. Check-in is on the patio outside the ballroom at 7:00 a.m. The shotgun start is at 8:00 a.m. Donuts and coffee are…

Lions Club award presentation

Jeanne Anderson received the Melvin Jones Fellowship from International Director Howard Hudson at the MD-21 Convention on May 20, 2017. The Melvin Jones Fellowship was presented by the club and is the highest honor a club can bestow on a member.