Tag: Kare Bears

Attention Kare Bear Workers

Nancy and Bob Smith To all you Kare Bear workers: Thank you so much for the blessing bag! It was full of special gifts; each one picked by you made it a fun bag to open. The best part was that the front of the blessing bag said, “This is a gift from a friend. May you…

First Kare Bear meeting a huge success

Left to right: Mimi Fishkel, Rosie Vanderveen, and Lynn McHale

Barbara Dunbar The first meeting for the 2019-20 was held on Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. in the ballroom. Juanita Harbut, president, welcomed all the members. HOA Board candidates Jeannie Johnston, Bill Ley, Lisa Onyx, and Steve Seel spoke to the group about why they were running for office. We have 22 NEW members! Bunny Bottorff,…

Wanted: warm, winsome, willing women to join Kare Bears

  Rosie VanderVeen The harvest season is rapidly approaching! Its refreshing chill reminds us the blistering heat of Arizona summer season eventually fades into a vague memory when fall arrives. Our winter visitors will soon be here for another season, and the bustle of activities will once more permeate and infuse our community. We anticipate…

A Christmas of caring

Rosie VanderVeen Our next Kare Bear Faire is on Saturday, December 2, in the ballroom, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The faires are open to the public, so c’mon down! Browse, patronize or just enjoy the ambiance. Encourage your neighbors to join you! Join 45 outside vendors, who will offer their unique and innovative…

Chosen, charged and challenged

Kare Bear members

Rosie VanderVeen The first Kare Bears meeting of the season took place on October 18 after press time. We will discuss in December article. Our new board members are Julia Roberts and Barb Dunbar. Emily Hughes will replace Larie Thiebeault as treasurer. Barb will continue to serve as secretary. Dates for Kare Bear Faires will…

Concerned, caring, contributing, continuance

Rosie VanderVeen The first Kare Bear meeting of the season took place on October 19. New Board members Deanna Calvert, Carol Weatherbee, Margaret Spear and Linda Bengston (not present) as well as previous board member Barb Dunbar were installed. Deanna asked that we wear our name badges at meetings and events. This will facilitate and…

SunBird Kare Bears golf tournament a big success

The Kare Bears’ second annual Golf Tournament was held on February 27 and was very well attended. Barb Dunbar again did an awesome job of organizing this event. A wonderful lunch and over 20 homemade desserts, made by the Kare Bears, was served after the golf tournament to 112 golfers and about 20 volunteers. A…

Garden Club news

Sue McCutcheon Thank you, thank you to the Kare Bears for their most generous gift of $1,000. The Garden Club will surely put that to excellent use in their beautification of SunBird and all will enjoy the final project. Our last meeting until fall took place at the Veterans Oasis Park. It is a beautiful…

Golf tournament a phenomenal success

Rosie VanderVeen Bravo! Kudos! Hoorah! Words that summarize the first Kare Bear golf tournament! Over 100 golfers participated in the event on January 10. The weather was cold but coffee and donuts were provided bringing warmth and sustenance. Following the golf game, a sumptuous luncheon was enjoyed served by Julie and Izzie from the Horizon…

SunBird Kare Bears continue their loving ways

SunBird’s Kare Bears delivered toys to be distributed to Chandler area children.

Rosie VanderVeen The Kare Bear Board delivered toys to fire house No. 10 to be distributed to children living in the Chandler area. This is a holiday tradition and the Board delights in choosing these items each year. They don’t mind mixing with these good looking fireman, either! What a Christmas luncheon we had in…