Category: Clubs & Classes

PebbleCreek wins 2018 Robson Trap Trials trophy

Susan Knox Wilson “What an outstanding competition we had this year,” exclaimed Bill Wagner, PebbleCreek Gun Club Vice President and lead organizer of the 2018 Robson Trap Trials. “We had perfect weather and 58 great shooters from six Robson communities here in Arizona. We had a number of very close scores and a lot of…

The First Tee of Phoenix thanks PebbleCreek

Howie Tiger On Wednesday, March 21, PebbleCreek held their its annual Golf Equipment Drive to support The First Tee of Phoenix. Donations were accepted at Tuscany Falls in the parking lot just outside the Pro Shop. Each year we think it will be difficult to match the prior year’s response. Last year we filled two…

Republican Club luncheon

Liz Gibson The PebbleCreek Republican Club welcomed members and guests to its sold-out meeting and luncheon Thursday, April 5 in the Tuscany Falls Chianti Room. Social Time began at 11:30 a.m. with a cash bar and the meeting and luncheon followed at noon. We were delighted to have Robert Messenger as program speaker. A dedicated…

Viewers’ Choice Awards of the PC Quilt Show

Marlene Kuskie Attendees at the PC Quilters Art of Quilting Show on Sunday, March 18 were asked to select their favorite quilt in each category of the quilt show. The following Viewers’ Choices definitely exemplified the art of quilting. Wall Hangings and Other Quilting Projects: Linda Shaver Vintage and Applique: Sue Whaples Traditional: Sue Whaples…

New opportunities for the Pottery Club

Jeff Wilson Recent months have seen a welcome expansion of opportunities for pottery club members. First, a new class has been added to the pottery roster. It is being called, For the Birds. This class is being taught by the talented and wonderfully entertaining instructor Ane Aune. Students will make two whimsical and colorful birds…

Woodcarvers Club makes and raffles chess set

Larry Matney PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club members hand carved a custom designed chess set and raffled it to raise funds for the Woodcarvers Club. The raffle winner was picked at the end of the Meet the Artists Show and the winner was Bill Van Trump. The chess set was created in late 2017 and early 2018…

Democratic Club attends ABT

Chuck Veltri Saturday, March 31, oh, what a night it was! We were able to assemble most of the group from The PebbleCreek Democratic Club for a picture prior to dinner and a performance of Oh, What a Night – the Jersey Boys Meet Mamma Mia at the Arizona Broadway Theater (ABT). This was the second…

Woodcarvers complete bark carving class

Larry Matney PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club members completed a cottonwood bark woodcarving class on March 24, 2018. Class members were Richard Schlotzhaver, Marianne Moir, Gerald Findley (instructor), Kathy Stauffer, Kim Bowie, Cynthia Schwartz, Mark Marks, Judy Caruthers, Roger Borlaug, Mary Conz, Doug Grover Frank Glowinski, Doug Krause and Elaine Rajeski. Cottonwood bark is harvested from dead…

PebbleCreek Democratic Club hosts newcomer social

Chuck Veltri The PebbleCreek Democratic Club board members and Social Committee welcomed 13 of their newest members at our Newcomer Social on Thursday, April 5 at Frankie and Chuck Veltri’s home. These are the members who joined between February and March. Our club goal is to have new members attend one social gathering, dedicated to…

Italian-Americans win some, lose some at the track

Jim Roberts It was a typical, Arizona beautiful day at the Turf Paradise Track in Phoenix. The horses were getting saddled. The Tipsters were touting their tips. The Railbirds were jockeying for their spot on the rail and 17 intrepid Italian-Americans from PebbleCreek were assembling in the glass enclosed Turf Club Room right above the…