Category: December 2019

PC Quilter receives highest award

Tori Benz Hillstrom entered her quilt in Arizona State Fair and won Best of Show and First Place. The quilt was replicated from an 1876 Centennial Sampler Quilt. She talks that she naively joined a group of 18 quilters in Friday Harbor, Washington that replicated the amazing quilt. Two years later with much skill building,…

Irish American Club to hold 11th annual Charitable Golf Tournament

Suzanne Rambach, Public Relations director The PebbleCreek Irish American Club (PCIAC) will hold its 11th annual Charitable Golf Tournament on Sunday, March 15, 2020. This tournament benefits multiple local charities and several scholarships for worthy Millennium High School seniors. This year’s event format is an 18-hole 2-best ball, and a 9-hole step aside scramble. Each format…

Pickled pink for PebbleCreek

Cynthia Schwartz In October, the Pickleball courts in PebbleCreek were peppered with players wearing pink T-shirts in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2019. Pickleball player, graphic designer, entrepreneur, photographer, and business woman, Dannie Cortez, is on a mission to raise awareness for breast cancer and money for breast cancer research. Dannie said, “In…

AZOPT – Physical Therapists treat headaches

Daniel Cox, DPT, AZOPT Glendale Physical Therapist Increased digital device use and ‘screen-time’ are becoming a major contributing factor to more frequent complaints of headaches. Recent studies actually estimate that one out of every six Americans suffer from headaches. This means the odds are that you, or someone you are close to, are experiencing headaches,…

Lumbar Disc Herniation with a Pinched Nerve

Valley Pain Consultants There is often confusion when diagnosing neck or back pain since many refer to their discomfort as being a pinched nerve or a herniated disc. The diagnosis is often correct because the two conditions are the most common problem of the pain, but they are both different issues that just happen to…

Dementia holiday survival skills

Teri Sellers The next meeting of the Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group is Dec. 21. This is a group dedicated to the education and support of those PebbleCreek residents that have a loved one with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. Christmas and New Years are very festive holidays, full of family, laughter, food and…

Carrabba’s welcomes FFF

George Warden For some of us, this was our first time at Carrabba’s Italian Grill. The food was outstanding and at a great value. The food portions that are served are tremendous, some members asked for carryout boxes because they couldn’t eat it all at one sitting. The atmosphere in Carrabba’s is very upbeat and…