Category: October 2020

PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Raffles

Here is a sneak peek of Noah’s Ark.

Kathy Stauffer Approximately every other year, the PebbleCreek Woodcarvers have a raffle with a beautiful handmade carving. This raffle helps us maintain and purchase new equipment for the club. The last raffle was an Arizonan themed chess set. This year, we had nine individual hand carved pieces donated by our local woodcarvers. The raffle started…

Bocce Ball Association Looking for New Players

Carolyn Rota, Public Relations Can you believe it’s October 2020, only two months until 2021? How many of us are so ready to see 2020 go and are hoping that 2021 is so much better? Now guess what? We finally do have some news! The PebbleCreek (PC) Bocce Ball Assoc. is looking to start the fall…

PCMGA Conducts 2020 Two-Man Scramble/AGA Team Qualifier

Gross/net flight winners (left to right): Bill McKinney, Brian Lorenzo, Dave Green, and Reuben Rivera

Howie Tiger The PebbleCreek Men’s Golf Association annually conducts a two-man scramble event which serves a dual purpose. It is a regular men’s day tourney, but four teams also qualify to enter the Arizona Golf Association’s Club Team Championship. The tourney was played on Sept. 3 at Tuscany Falls west. The super senior flight qualifying…

Get Out the Vote Effort

Barbra Stewart To support the national Get Out the Vote effort by Vote Forward (www.votefwd.org), Judy Baur, a Robson community resident and lead of a SE Valley AAUW Branch History Lovers group, invited group members to write postcards that will be sent to registered voters who did not participate in the 2016 election. The script…

LifeLong Learning at PebbleCreek

Palo Verde Generating Station

Monday Morning Lectures Free on Zoom Pat Ingalls, Lorna Bray, and Jill Burnham LifeLong Learning’s fall season continues with more free lectures, to be held Mondays at 10 a.m., using Zoom. Guest experts will inform registered Zoom audiences on these topics: Palo Verde Operations (Oct. 5) The largest nuclear energy facility in the U.S., Palo Verde…

Word of the Month: Petrichor

David Zapatka Following a good rain after a long, dry spell one evening on the pickleball court with friend Natasha Thompson, that luscious smell we are all familiar with danced in our noses. Imagine that fresh, earthy, smell we all know so well as you read this column. Tash said, “There’s a word for that…

General Manager’s Message

Bill Barnard, General Manager The end of the summer is near and in addition to hopefully cooler temperatures very soon, fall in the Valley typically means an increase in visitors and homeowners coming to enjoy our milder weather. While things in our world are different than they have been in the past, familiar things like…

Election Essentials

Meet the Candidates for the HOA Board Susan Knox Wilson The candidates are vying for a two-year, resident-volunteer position on the PCHOA Board of Directors, beginning Jan. 1, 2021. A director’s duties and responsibilities are described in Article V, Section 2, of PebbleCreek’s CC&Rs, which are posted on the PCHOA website. You’ll have a chance…