Category: November 2018

7th annual Captain Jeremy Chandler Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser set for November 10

Captain Jeremy Alan Chandler, a U. S. Army Special Forces ODA-HALO Team Leader (Green Beret), was killed in action on August 11, 2005 while serving his third deployment in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom). Jeremy’s parents, PebbleCreek residents LTC Alan Chandler, U.S. Army retired, and Jonnie Chandler, established a memorial scholarship in their son’s honor at…

Pottery Club’s featured artist

Jeff Wilson So, you think you don’t have artistic talent or don’t think pottery is for guys. Well, neither did Gordon Cooper, the pottery club’s featured artist for November. A chance introduction to hand building with clay has turned out to be just the opportunity Gordon needed to reveal the inner sculptor lurking within. There…

Men’s Christian Fellowship update

Larry Gleason At their November 7 meeting the Men’s Christian Fellowship is delighted to have the opportunity to hear Neil Smith present “The Great Debate: Special Creation vs. Spontaneous Generation.” A PebbleCreek resident, Neil retired with over 40 years in law enforcement. Beginning as a patrol officer, his notable assignments were as Program Manager for…

PCLGA Ladies “Away Day” at Verrado

Deanna Mendiola On October 9, the weather was spectacular and 56 members of the PebbleCreek Ladies Golf Association (PCLGA) ventured beyond the walls of PebbleCreek for a Ladies “Away Day” at Verrado Golf Club. And what a day it was! Verrado’s Founders Course is one of the finest in the West Valley with a wonderful…

PCLGA members play and win

Deanna Mendiola The Arizona Women’s Golf Association (AWGA) State Amateur Seniors Championship was held on September 12-14, 2018 at Tonto Verde Golf Club in Rio Verde, AZ. The tournament was a 54-hole stroke play competition on the Peaks Course, which takes its name from the signature Four Peaks Mountain that towers in the background to…

FFF Game Night fun

George Warden The Flair Friendship Fun Club in PebbleCreek assembled at the Eagle’s Nest Bocce Ball court for a fun evening of Bocce Ball. Wally Zielinski, Claudine Zielinski, Jim Elwood and Mary Elwood were our certified instructors. These four wonderful people play Bocce Ball on a regular basis. The rest of the FFF Club are…

T.T.T. camper reunion dinner

Claudia Clarkson T.T.T. AZ Chapter P hosted a camper reunion dinner at the Golden Corral on Wednesday, October 10. Attending were the 2018 campers, along with campers from previous years. The girls were happy to be reunited and had fun sharing stories about their camp experiences. The evening culminated with an activity of decorating a…

Ceramics Club show and sale

Van Hargreaves The Ceramics Club of PebbleCreek proudly presents the very first Ceramics Club Show and Sale. The show/sale is scheduled to take place on November 10, 2018 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Gecko Room of the Creative Arts Center. Items for sale include: holiday theme pieces, home décor, kitchen and dining essentials. All…

In Passing

Dean Watts Dean G. Watts passed away from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease on October 4, 2018 at the age of 80 years, with his wife and bonus daughters at his side. Dean was a kind hearted, fun loving, generous man who lived life to its fullest. During his career, he was president of REDCO, the…

Meulenberg Law “Living Her Dream”

Most everyone had childhood dreams of what they wanted to be when they grew up. Much fewer can say they are living out their dreams. Kristyn Meulenberg, of Meulenberg Law Office, is one of the exceptions. Kristyn grew up in a law-loving home. Her father was a police officer for 30 years in the city…