Category: January 2021

Dems Bring Happy Holidays to Agua Fria Food Bank

PC Dem Club President John Moore and Vice President Chuck Veltri display the mock check reflecting the club’s contribution to the Agua Fria Angel Tree project.

Alisa Moore At the beginning of 2020, the PebbleCreek Democratic Club adopted Agua Fria Food and Clothing Bank as their community benefits project. All year, members have been contributing food and clothing. When Thanksgiving and Christmas rolled around, the club kicked their giving up several notches. Between Nov. 19 and 23, club members Judy Hart…

News from the Shalom Club

Ronnie Levine The PC Shalom Club spent a fun evening celebrating Chanukah via Zoom on Dec. 13. We lit our menorahs and played games. We also received a surprise treat from hosts Judy Friedman and Sy Rosenthal. The January 2021 PC Shalom Club book discussion is set for Thursday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. The…

Pottery/Sculpture Club Featured Artist: Dennis Carter

Jeff Wilson The Pottery/Sculpture Club featured artist for January is Dennis Carter. When interviewed for this article Dennis said, “Who would have guessed that a firefighter from Toronto, Ontario, Canada would retire and come to PebbleCreek and take up sculpting clay?” We are glad he did. Dennis and Vicki Carter moved into PebbleCreek in 2010 and…

PebbleCreek Gun Club 2020 Pistol Competition Results

Susan Knox Wilson, Communications Team With social distancing protocols firmly in place, the PebbleCreek Gun Club held its annual pistol shooting contest at the Joe Foss Shooting Range this past November. “We had an exceptionally good turnout this year,” noted Dan Borchers, PebbleCreek Gun Club vice president. “We had a lot of great scores and…

Unit Happenings

Unit 54 Luke Airmen Cookie Drive Barbara Dunson Before dawn, and even into the late hours of evening, the ovens were on and set for 375. Bakers were baking dozens and dozens of scrumptious edibles for our Luke airmen. Along with homemade cookies were dozens of white-chocolate covered pretzels from Patti Klepinger, four different kinds…

8-Ball Shooters Win at Vistancia

Billiard Club members Gino, Rene, Blair, Brian, Marv, and Lynn posing after a successful 8-ball rematch at Vistancia on Nov. 12.

Lynn Warren Billiard Club play ceased in March with the closure of Tuscany Falls, but on Nov. 12, six players from PebbleCreek competed in an 8-ball rematch with a team at Vistancia. At PebbleCreek, players are accustomed to playing on 8-ft tables, so in the first match, which occurred just before the COVID shutdown, the…

Illustrator Inspires Hooked Art Works

Sally Holmboe hooked a witch and a snowman.

Vicki Ray Illustrator David Galchutt states his graphic designer father and his mother, who studied costume design, influenced his style, but his fantastical style is all his own. You can see these influences in his children’s magazine drawings, his paintings, and recently in hand-drawn hooking patterns based on his illustrations. Six PebbleCreek hooking artists have…

PCSSA Loses One of Its Finest

Dave and his wife circa 2011.

Fred Dresser The PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) lost one of their finest in November. Dave Gasch was one of those individuals who played the game of softball like he lived his life. Dave loved the game and always appreciated the other players in the league. You would never hear an unkind word from him, truly a first-class gentleman.…

PC Singles Welcome Councilwoman Wally Campbell

President Judy Maloney welcomes Wally Campbell at the Sunrise Park outdoor meeting.

Jan Hansen Members of the PC Singles Club held an outdoor meeting at Sunrise Park on Dec. 6 where Councilwoman Wally Campbell was the guest speaker. She updated those in attendance on the economic growth and various projects slated for 2021 in and around Goodyear. She reported that a Goodyear city hall, library, a new sports…