State Parties

Dakotas and Nebraska Roundup

Mark your calendars now for the Dakotas and Nebraska reunion on Saturday, March 12, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on the SunBird patio! SunBird residents who have lived in the Dakotas or Nebraska, along with their friends, are invited. Tickets cost $5, plus a dish to share. A 50/25/25 raffle will be held to support the event.

The potluck-on-the-patio fun will begin with a social hour at 4 p.m. BYOB. Water, ice, and dinnerware will be provided. Shari will provide music for the party. The potluck supper will begin around 4:30 p.m.

We know that there are lots of fabulous cooks from the Dakotas and Nebraska, so we are asking everyone to bring a dish to share. Last names A-H, please bring a dessert for eight; last names I-P, please bring a salad for eight; and last names Q-Z, please bring a hot dish for eight.

Tickets will be sold at the clubhouse at the February Kare Bear Fair and at the clubhouse rummage sale. For more info or for tickets, contact Sonia Sjurseth at 701-261-5935, Faye Asmundson at 701-240-1234, or Rae Ann Vandrovec at 701-269-4972.

Michigan/Illinois Party

The annual Michigan/Illinois Party will be on Saturday, March 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. on the patio. The cost is $10 (cash only) per person for a box meal. Please bring your own drink.

Because of current challenges, we are requesting people to not bring food as we have done in the past. Also, if you are not vaccinated, please skip the event this year.

Tickets will be on sale in the Copy Room in the clubhouse from 1 to 3 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, March 7, 9, 14, and 16. The deadline to buy tickets is March 16.

If you have any questions, call Sandy Krupnick at 734-657-7294, Carol Frericks at 815-751-1845, or Fern Stoffer at 248-252-5002.

2022 Iowa Brats and BYOB Party

The Iowa Brats and BYOB Party will be on March 11, at 4 p.m., on the SunBird patio. Brats and chips will be provided. Bring your own beverage. The cost is $5 per person. There will be a 50/50 raffle. Sign up in the Poster Room.