Category: November 2020

HOA Thanksgiving Hours Announced

Susan Knox Wilson Here are HOA office and facility hours for the Thanksgiving holiday. These operations will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 for those services being provided at this time. The Activities Office is closed for all current operations announced for this time period, which is notary by appointment and service…

2021 Artist Series Canceled

Traci Baker, Director of Community Activities & Communications Due to restrictions and issues related to COVID-19, the entertainment company that produces the Artist Series has officially notified us that the Artist Series is canceled for the 2021 season. Please read through the important information below, as most of your questions will be answered. Options for subscribers who already paid for…

Kare Bears Can Use Your Assistance

Arlis Legler Are you looking for a way to be of service to your community that will not require a lot of your time? Kare Bears has a deal for you. We are in the process of recruiting residents to assist in the distribution of the 2021 Source Book. If you helped us in the…

Word of the Month: Groovy

David Zapatka “The 59th Street Bridge Song,” known by many as the “Feelin’ Groovy” song by Simon and Garfunkel, came on the radio. I was asked if I knew the history behind the word “groovy,” which led to this month’s WOTM. Groovy:  ˈgrü-vē  Adjective 1. marvelous, wonderful, excellent 2. hip, trendy Origin and Etymology: “Pertaining to a groove,”…

Personal Fitness Training

Melissa Kallett, Recreation Director If you are amongst those having motivation trouble to lose the “COVID 15 pounds,” then you might just want to pop over to the fitness centers and hire a personal trainer. Our certified personal fitness trainers, Ann Merrill and Jean Hachmann, are ready to assist with your individualized one-on-one needs. They can…

Dr. Saunders to Speak at AAUW Virtual Meeting

Barbara Stewart Dr. Bonnie F. Saunders, currently Interim President of the League of Women Voters of Arizona, will be our speaker at the Nov. 16 meeting of the Southeast Valley Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women). AAUW meets via Zoom, gathering at 4:30 p.m. with the program at 5 p.m. The league provides…

Support Group Is Going Virtual

Teri Sellers The PebbleCreek Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group has not been able to meet for months, and we need each other. Sylvia and I miss everyone in the group and want everyone to know that we are still here for you. So, I have signed up for a Zoom account, and we will start meeting…

Kare Bears Office Hours

Shelly Carothers, Kare Bears Communication Director Kare Bears has temporarily adjusted their hours of operation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective immediately, Kare Bears will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. through December 31. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope to be back to normal operating…

Buddy Up for WellBeats!

Janet Keys, Fitness Attendant Through the years, I’ve discovered the most successful way to stick to a fitness routine is to work out with some gym buddies. By coming to Wellbeats, you will meet up with others looking to get in a good workout. This is exactly how I met my two gym buddies. If…

Eagle’s Nest Clubhouse Rocks a New Look

Susan Knox Wilson When Pub Quiz Night finally returns, we will have an incredible trivia question for everyone. “What does the Eagle’s Clubhouse have in common with the home of rock star Alice Cooper?” No, it’s not hard rock music. And no, not electric chairs, guillotines, fake blood, or boa constrictors. It’s interior designer Tony Sutton! That’s…