Tag: SunBird Kare Bears

Kare Bears Thanks the SunBird Community

Shirley Jackson Kare Bears welcomed Carolyn Richel, community liaison for Hospice of the Valley, to the February meeting. She relayed information regarding supportive care for those with dementia. Hospice of the Valley not only serves patients, but their families as well. They offer education for caregivers. A nurse is on call 24 hours a day…

Kare Bears Accomplishing Another Winter Season

Shirley Jackson SunBird Kare Bears have accomplished another Kare Bear Fair, and the final one for this season. Now, throughout the summer months, we will be accumulating wonderful White Elephant items for future fairs. Donations may be made to Joan Bruening at 480-636-0270 (no furniture or clothing). Our Creedence Clearwater concert was enjoyed by many…

Kare Bears Prepare Final Fair for this Winter

Shirley Jackson Our winter term is passing quickly for Kare Bears. It will soon be time to elect three board members for Kare Bears. If you are interested in serving on the board, please contact Margaret Speer (our president). Election occurs at the March meeting (final meeting for the season). We have approximately 75 members…

Kare Bears Members Keep Busy

Shirley Jackson If you attended the Kare Bears Fair in December, you probably walked by the Scrubbies table. Gloria Kishen, Vi Dubros, Mary Lacy, Judy Hughes, and Diane Reed are ladies who like to keep their hands busy. They are making fancy scrubbies and dishcloths for sale. And all of their proceeds are donated to…

Kare Bears  First Meeting for 2021-22

Shirley Jackson A wonderful influx of members (old and new) appeared at the first Kare Bear meeting for 2021-22. President Speer reviewed officers and committee chairs serving this year. Printed material of future meetings and speakers was provided to those attending. We completed our first Kare Bear Fair (Nov. 6) which was very successful, thanks…

SunBird Kare Bears Preparing to Meet in October

Barb Dunbar, Secretary Several board meetings have taken place in 2021 preparing to hopefully get our Kare Bears back into action in October! We are planning some type of Kare Bear Fairs, style show, and concert as our fundraisers in the 2021-22 season. We are also hoping to resume memorials in the fall. We are…

Blessing Bags from the SunBird Kare Bears

Barbara Dunbar While our SunBird Kare Bears have not been able to meet because of COVID-19, we did an incredible project! Through donations of our membership, we raised $590 to fill Blessing Bags, donated by Loren Lehav from Las Vegas, who is a national marketing director with the Juice Plus Company! The Blessing Bags will…

SunBird Kare Bears Elect New Officers

Back row (left to right): Katherine Gibbs, Margaret Speer, and Shirley Goodman; front row: Deanna Calvert and Barbara Dunbar

Barbara Dunbar Our new officers for 2020-21 will be Margaret Speer (president), Deanna Calvert (vice president), Barbara Dunbar (secretary), Katherine Gibbs (treasurer) and Shirley Goodman. The turnover of officers happened in May, and we are moving forward with upcoming projects. The Oct. 15 board meeting will be held at 10 a.m. in the Lakeview Room. Our first…

Kare Bears Wrapping Up Their Season

Barb Dunbar Thank you to all the residents and guests who purchased tickets for the Project Presley (Chance Tinder) concert! Everyone seemed to really enjoy the band, and we’re thrilled that some of the guests received teddy bears and scarfs from Chance. Emily Hughes and Barb Dunbar met with Jamie and Greg Sistek (Boots in…

SunBird Kare Bears Second Hand Rose Style Show a Huge Success!

Barb Dunbar Wow! The Second Hand Rose Style Show entertained over 250 ladies on Jan. 31, 2020! This event raised over $2,000 for Boots in the House, a non-profit agency here in the Valley! Boots in the House does a variety of packages and sends them to our troops in remote and hostile areas. Jamie…