Category: June 2024

SunBird Pickleball

We are thrilled to welcome Matt Clark as the newest member of our Pickleball Club! Matt’s enthusiasm for the game and eagerness to join our community are fantastic additions to our vibrant club. In other news, we recently took a moment to celebrate one of our longstanding members, Lisa Dingeldein. Lisa has been a pillar…

¿Habla Español?

Would you like to use and keep up your Spanish skills? Our group is informal, and our purpose is to have fun talking and listening to each other while improving our language skills. We discuss topics suggested by members and, when needed, we help each other with grammar and vocabulary. We encourage intermediate Spanish speakers…

Never a Dull Moment in the Arizona Legislature

Dwight Flatt and Ellie Watland Transportation is always a challenge in Arizona, but try transporting yourself back to 1864, and you’ve got a real problem. That’s the long commute legislators have been dealing with this session, and LD 13 Representative Jennifer Pawlik will take you down that road at the Sun Lakes Democratic Club’s (SLDC)…

Rotary – June 2024

RCSL Teachers of the Month Dr. Honora Norton, RCSL Public Image Chair The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes (RCSL) congratulated and presented awards to the club’s Chandler Unified School District (CUSD) Teachers of the Month. According to RCSL Education Chair Gary Kay, the award selection is based on the teacher’s total years of service in…

Cheers Social Group Activities

Cheers Trip Opportunities: There are many opportunities remaining for summer travel and/or day trips, including a Wine Tour; a trip to LA, including Philharmonic Orchestra performance; Mystery Tour; and more. Postings and information regarding many opportunities are available at Cheers weekly social meetings on Thursday. There is some availability remaining in the Summer of 2024…

Open and Affirming

Marge Harris Apostle Paul reminds us in 1 Corinthians, verses 12:4-27, “For the body does not consist of one member but of many, that there may be no discord in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one another,” and “There are varieties of gifts, but it is the same…

Trimming Palm Trees

Bonnie Marcus, Community Administrator With summer approaching, it is almost time to begin trimming your palm trees. Please do not do them too early. The end of June and July are the recommended months for trimming palm trees. If you are not here, please make arrangements to have someone trim your trees. The palm flowers…

Embracing Freedom and Diversity

Rev. Dr. Derrick Elliott Having been part of our diverse community, I’ve witnessed the beautiful tapestry that is our town. Each strand, color, and texture represents the diverse individuals who come together to create the vibrant and resilient spirit of our community. Through this lens of community and diversity, the celebration of Juneteenth holds a…

Bridge Results

Monday Afternoon Bridge Karlene Garn April winners: 4/01. 1st Gayle Eskra, 2nd Delores Kvamme, 3rd Chet Howe 4/08. 1st Gayle Eskra, 2nd Bruce Kaiser, 3rd Beth Miller 4/15. 1st Frank Nechvatal, 2nd Shirley Jackson, 3rd Mary Jo Howe 4/22. 1st Delores Kvamme, 2nd Chris Nechvatal, 3rd Barb Ott 4/29. 1st Gayle Eskra, 2nd Carol Dawley,…

SunBird Lions Club – June 2024

Lions in Action for Service Day Arlene Block On April 10 the SunBird Lions Club sponsored an event to help those in need and the Chandler community. Items that were collected were medical supplies (canes, wheelchairs, commodes, walkers), eyeglasses (both sun and regular), aluminum cans, cellphones, hearing aids, food items, paper goods, pet foods, plus…