Category: April 2021

Engaging and Enriching Virtual Programs for Older Adults

Jennifer Brauner The Center for Senior Enrichment (CSE), under the auspices of Jewish Family and Children’s Service, provides daily Zoom programming for all older adults throughout the Valley, exploring music, movement, history, art, and more, during the month of February. New this month is a Latin Fusion dance class on Monday, Feb. 1 and 8…

2022 Artist Series Subscriptions Now Available!

Traci Baker, Director of Community Activities and Communications We are staying hopeful that we will once again be able to enjoy our wonderful Artist Series beginning in Jan. 2022. The popular Artist Series subscription offers PebbleCreek entertainment lovers tickets to six shows, two each in January, February, and March of each year. If you did not roll…

PebbleCreek’s Passion in Third Place and Climbing

Vikki Constable On March 2, six women from PebbleCreek’s Passion team, with the Women’s Interclub Tennis League (WITL), traveled to play doubles against the number one team in the B3 division. Passion had a very successful match, sweeping all three double lines, and added a bonus point, capturing the first line 1 doubles as the…

Making Over Your Mood With Essential Oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Maintaining a positive mood and attitude can be very challenging at times. Many of us have been struggling with that, particularly over the past year. Just as being in a good mood gives you a sense of happiness and well-being, bad moods can lead to negative feelings over time. When it comes to…

Republican Club: Upcoming Events

Sue Harrison The PebbleCreek Republican Club has published the calendar of meetings and events for 2021. Highlights for this year are guest speakers Charlie Kirk and Larry Schweikart. Charlie Kirk is an American conservative activist and the founder and president of Turning Point USA, a national student movement dedicated to identifying, organizing, and empowering young…

News from the PebbleCreek Shalom Club

Ronnie Levine On March 21, The Shalom Club welcomed speaker Mark Brown (via Zoom), an award-winning former sports editor who currently serves as a contributor to major newspapers and websites. He is also writing a scholarly account of the decision by the United States to participate in the 1936 Olympic Games. Marsha Langfuss will be…

Democratic Club Speakers Share How to Make Life Better During COVID-19

Alisa Moore The members of the PebbleCreek Democratic Club are getting used to meeting on Zoom, although we definitely miss the fellowship of meeting and socializing in-person. It’s challenging to focus on our health after months of streaming movies and TV shows, solving puzzles, baking sourdough bread and other comfort treats, and avoiding the possible contagion…

Rotary Club Gearing Up for Annual Community Food Drive

Joan Smith The Rotary Club of Goodyear PebbleCreek is gearing up for their annual community-wide canned food drive April 8 through 18 for the Agua Fria Food & Clothing Bank and All Faith Community Services. Each year, the Rotary Club engages community leaders, non-profit charities, community organizations, and churches to determine local area needs. Then,…

Pet of the Month: Lacey Mae

Jim Ellison, President of Pet Companions Club It was Gotcha Day, the anniversary date of when my mom, Candy Lawson, got me. This picture popped up on her computer. It was a picture of when I was a tiny puppy. I have a little bed that sits next to my mom’s computer on her desk. I like…