Category: May 2019

Hiking on the Black Canyon Trail

Lynn Warren This season has experienced record turnouts for hikes and April 3, was no exception as 19 hikers enjoyed hiking a relatively flat 8.4-mile Bob Bentley segment of the Black Canyon Trail, just off New River Road north of AZ 74. The club hikes in many interesting areas around the valley, providing the opportunity…

Karen Vagley scores hole-in-one at PCLGA tournament

Deanna Mendiola Karen Vagley “aced” Eagle’s Nest No. 4 during play on the first day of the PebbleCreek Ladies Golf Association’s Tournament of Champions, March 26. She used a nine iron, and it tracked perfectly from the tee box into the hole! Witnesses were Vicki Norrie, Carolyn Apodaca and Donnie Meyers. This is her second…

Art Club’s 2019 Art Show was a success!

On March 22 and 23 the PCAC held its seventh annual Spring Art Show with over 400 people attending and it proved to be a delight for all. There were 110 pieces of extraordinary art presented with every medium represented, from watercolor to pastels, colored pencil to acrylics, photography, sculpture and air brushing. Every submission…

PebbleCreek Lady Niners announce season winners

Pat Kaer, Publicity Co-Chair On March 26, the Lady Niners announced the season winners at the annual Spring Fling. The theme of the Spring Fling Tournament was Olé. The event, planned by Betty Thompson and Pam Morrison, was a team competition followed by a taco bar in the Tuscany Falls Ballroom. The golf pros were…

Ron Morrow scores ace at PCMGA Member-Member tourney

Howie Tiger Ron Morrow scored an ace on Thursday, March 14, during the 2019 PebbleCreek Men’s Golf Association Member-Member tournament. He made it on the 12th hole at Eagle’s Nest. In this shotgun-start tourney Ron and his playing partners, Duane Hagstrom, Andy Banister and Dick Helmstetter started their round on the 11th hole. Their second…

SS Patience maritime launch event

Chris Duprey A party was held on March 30, 2019, at the Peterson’s Yachting Club to celebrate the launch of “SS Patience” on Lake Robson. Approximately 30 people were in attendance. Al Peterson began work on a Chris-Craft Corvette model in the winter of 1966. He was recuperating from knee surgery following a skiing mishap,…

Travel International Club offers Egypt for 2020

Cindy Watty, President The Travel International Club has added a 12-day Egypt tour for 2020! Cruise the Nile in a manner once reserved for queens and pharaohs. For 12 adventure-filled days, experience Egypt and the Nile’s most wondrous sites in style and luxury. Set sail on an eight-day voyage onboard Uniworld’s all-suite SS Sphinx. Wander…

PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club – The Beer

If you have ever stopped by the Woodcarvers’ room in the Creative Arts Center you probably have seen strange and interesting creations that push reality a bit. Richard Schmidt created one of these creatures by carving a Black Bear with antlers from a Whitetail Deer. It is called a Beer. The piece is created entirely…

Join the Southwest Valley Literacy team

Jan Cosgrove Southwest Valley Literacy is inviting all experienced teachers, who are retired and who miss the enjoyment and enthusiasm of teaching in a small class environment, to join our new volunteer program. We now offer five-week sessions of group conversation on daily living subjects for adult non-English speakers. If you are creative, flexible and…