Category: October 2020

PC Pickleball Volunteer and Player of the Month

Beth Kelly in The Baseball Room in her PebbleCreek home.

Cynthia Schwartz Beth Kelly is the PebbleCreek Pickleball Club Player/Volunteer of the month. Beth is an artist, a teacher, dog trainer, and an avid collector of Major League Baseball memorabilia. Born in New Jersey, Beth received a bachelor’s degree from Colorado’s Women’s College, with a major in art and minor in education. Beth was an…

The Cold War

Ross Dunfee It is impossible for this writer to pen a history of the Cold War (war without heated conflict) in 500 words, so please forgive my inadequacies. The Cold War, like so many actions, is wrought in fear. After World War II, the USA and other nations feared the expansion of communism. It also…

Relishing Pickleball: The Overhead Smash

David Zapatka When your opponent hits the ball high in the air, above your shoulders, think overhead smash! The smash is one of the most fun shots in all of pickleball. It ends rallies with an exclamation point. Execute this fun, rally-ending shot, using these seven steps. 1. Use many small steps to position your…

What’s New Around PebbleCreek!

Murphy Kulasa, Marketing Manager Quick Move-In Homes Discover a selection of desirable quick move-in designer homes at PebbleCreek. With convenience and functionality in mind, these well-appointed homes are professionally designed and equipped with the latest upgrades, all at a great value. New Home Designs At PebbleCreek, each new home, from brand new to recently introduced,…

Veterans Day Program 2020: November 11

Traci Baker, Director, Community Activities and Communications Every year we take time to give thanks and recognition to all of our military personnel who have given so much to secure our freedom. This year, we are likely not going to be able to gather together in the Theater, but your Activities Office team is thrilled…

Four Candidates Vying for the HOA Board

PebbleCreek Election Committee The PebbleCreek Election Committee has announced that four candidates will be running in this fall’s HOA board election. The candidates are Jack Gregory, Al Hoxie, Chandy Karlen, and Bob Paine. The candidates are vying for a two-year, resident-volunteer position on the PCHOA board of directors beginning Jan. 1, 2020. “It looks like…

Volunteers Assist National Teacher of the Year Award Winner

Ken Wechselberger Stephanie Budzban, a sixth-grade teacher at Country Place Leadership Academy, was recently selected to receive the SAE Foundation 2020 Gary Dickinson Award for Teaching Excellence. She was nominated by the AWIM volunteers from PebbleCreek for her creative use of the “A World In Motion” program as an innovative way to help students understand…

PCLGA Ladies Lasso Los Caballeros in Last LASSI Event!

Back row (left to right): Chris Cook, Jeannie Alvarez, Vicki McLaughlin, Cindy Tollefson, Katherine Tatro, Nancy Moore, and Mary Falso; Middle row: Liz Wenzler, Jean Ostroga, Donna Havener, Kathi Curtis, Amber Rivera, Linda Sweet, and Kathy Smith; Front row: Tess Braden, Carol Taylor, Teresa Christenson, and Kathy Enegren

Cindy Sota The final LASSI (Ladies Arizona Summer Survivor Invitational) tournament was held on Sept. 2 at everyone’s favorite Los Caballeros Golf Club in Wickenburg. Affectionately known as “Los Cab,” the course is a favorite among the golfers because of its majestic views of the Bradshaw Mountains and Vulture Peak. Although the course was wet,…