Category: Features

Artist Series subscriptions still available

Traci Baker, Director of Community Activities and Communications The popular Artist Series subscription offers PebbleCreek entertainment lovers tickets to six shows; two each in January, February and March of every year. Season subscriber renewals are now complete and we are pleased to report that a few subscriptions remain available for purchase for both the 4:00…

Happy Birthday

Sit & Fit exercise class celebrates Yvonne (Bonnie) Johnson’s 94th birthday, which was August 31. Yvonne moved to PebbleCreek (she lives in her own home) in 2014 from Buffalo Center, Iowa and started attending “chair exercise” almost immediately and never looked back. She still attends Sit and Fit every Monday and Wednesday afternoon at 2:00…

In Passing

Casimir Thomas Koziara Jr Casimir Thomas Koziara Jr passed away at age 76 on September 12, 2018. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 12, 1942 and attended Ferris State University before working at Ford Motor Company for many years in the lab. Throughout the years, he maintained a close friendship with his childhood…

2 Your Health: Why does my muscle cramp?

Brooke Smith Everyone, at some point, has experienced a muscle cramp. Whether it’s at night, after a workout or randomly throughout the day, a muscle cramp comes without warning. It can be located along the front or back of the thigh, hands, arms, calves, abdomen or foot. Muscle cramps can be very painful. Some lead…

Happy Anniversary

Duane and Harriet Quail Harriet and Duane Quail The Quails celebrated their 65th anniversary on the 4th of July with their immediate family of 13 in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Later they celebrated on a land-cruise tour in Alaska with friends. Dan and Kathy Phelka and  Brad and Nancy Hansen Dan Phelka Dan…

Artist of the month: Jim Snider

Marianne Graff The PebbleCreek Art Club is proud to award Jim Snider October 2018 Artist of the Month. A valued member of the Art Club, he comes our way from Columbus, Ohio. He spent fifteen years in the United States Marine Corps as a cryptographer in the Near East embassies. When he returned to civilian…

Pet of the Month

Hi! My name is Bo and I am a Catahoula! I was found in the desert in February. I was skin and bones and I was very cold. I was very skittish and was afraid of men. A very nice lady tried for weeks to earn my trust. She put out food, water and a…

History and quilting come together

PebbleCreek Quilter, Donna Wisnoski, has a passion for history and quilt making. As a result, the Arizona Quilt Documentation Project was begun within the PebbleCreek Quilters organization several years ago. It is often a challenge for the quilter to sew a label on the back of a quilt when a quilt is finished. This label…

Friends of Helen

Friends of Helen Still, a longtime resident of PebbleCreek, gather at a recent luncheon to celebrate her move to a new home at Legacy House in Avondale. The event, planned by Elizabeth Stelton, was held in the Legacy Dining Room.

All about mold

Ken Duvall What is a four-letter word that starts with “M”? How about mold? This invasive fungus is ubiquitous in our lives. In fact, we cannot live without it. Why, you may ask. Mold is the waste management agent of the earth. Its basic duty is to break down organic matter. Molds are the source…