Category: November 2017

PebbleCreek Lady Niners hosts Sun City Grand

First place team: Diana Tirjer, Janis Korba, Lilinda Smith and Gail Hock

Pat Kaer On September 26, the PebbleCreek Lady Niners hosted a morning of golf with the lady nine-hole golfers from Sun City Grand. This is an annual event. Each club holds an invitational tournament every year and invites the other club to join. This year’s theme was Soar with the Eagles. It took place at…

PCHOA Budget Summary August 2017 YTD

The August financial results show that the overall revenue was 0.6% unfavorable to budget. New home closings were positive with 13 including 6 Villas for the month of August and a year-to-date total of 94 with 33 Villas. Resale home closings finished at 18 for the month with a year-to-date total of 187. Both new…

Pub Quiz Nites return!

Melissa Kallett, Quizmaster It’s that time again as the seasonal Pub Quiz Nites return to PebbleCreek in December. This season, to accommodate the ever-growing crowds of team trivia fanatics, the Pub Nites will be held in the Eagle’s Nest Ballroom. Much will remain the same, while some things will change. A total of eight sessions…

Is your grandchild reading below grade level?

Kathleen Molony Here are the facts my fellow residents: 68% of fourth grade public school students in the U.S. scored below proficient reading level; three quarters of students who are poor readers in third grade will remain poor readers in high school and one in six children who is not reading proficiently in third grade…

Computer Club meeting set for November 13

Dan Phelka The PebbleCreek Computer Club resumes its seasonal instructional meetings with an introductory session on Monday, November 13, 2017, at 4:15 p.m. (until about 6:00 p.m.) in the Eagle’s Nest Ballroom. The topic for the presentation at this meeting will be computer scams, hackings and viruses and how to avoid being taken advantage of.…

Christmas Day Potluck reservations

Susan and Pat Fallon It is not too early to make your reservations for the twenty-fourth annual Christmas Day Potluck. It will be held on Monday, December 25, 2017, at the Eagle’s Nest Ballroom. Last year 175 people attended. You will meet new PebbleCreekers and see old friends. To make your reservations email Susan and…

Kare Bears’ Korner

Kare Bears volunteers, left to right: Fran Wiley, Barbara Risden and Gladys Mabey staff the Awards Luncheon ticket sales operation.

Kare Bears Luncheon: An Affair to Remember – November 8 Linda Jo Orinski Mark your calendar, as one of the most anticipated events for the fall season is taking place at our very own Tuscany Falls Ballroom on November 8. This event is honoring our amazing volunteers and donors of Kare Bears. The event shines…

Wedding Bells Ring

Newlyweds Julie and Art Softley

Julie Softley Julie Downey and Art Softley tied the knot September 2, 2017 at Discovery Pointe Church near Lake Pleasant. The happy couple lives on the Tuscany side. Julie, also known as Juls, is a Pilate’s instructor at the fitness center and a medical massage therapist and a member of Dance Fusion. Art Owns Art…

State Parties

The photo is Bucky Badger and his cheerleader (aka Rich and Bonnie Elliott).

California – March 4, 2018 Irene Gonzales The Big One is coming again! Get ready for the aftershock of the California State Party to come rockin’ and rollin’ its way to PebbleCreek on Sunday, March 4, 2018. We will have Melissa Kallet to emcee, and what a line-up she will introduce. Some of the best…

Spotlight on Advertiser: Ascent Audiology & Hearing provides premium hearing care

One of Dan Hewson’s greatest joys is playing a pivotal role in helping people regain hearing. “It is life-changing when someone can suddenly hear,” said Dan, a Glendale resident, owner of Ascent Audiology & Hearing and long-time hearing aid wearer. Hewson has witnessed amazing transformations — from clients being angry and withdrawn to sudden elation…