Category: May 2020

PebbleCreek Live On Stage

PC Players Plans Ahead for Spring 2021: You Can’t Take It with You Carrie Mataraza The classic comedy You Can’t Take It With You, written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, has been a laugh-out-loud favorite since it first debuted on Broadway at the end of 1936. It played about two years on its…

PC Pickleball Player’s Stair Challenge

Cynthia Schwartz Members of the PebbleCreek Pickleball Club have come up with many ideas for raising money for the new pickleball courts. One member, Bill Plesha, created a stair challenge. Bill challenged himself to walk up and down the Verrado Stairs as many times as possible. The Verrado Stairs consist of 331 steps that were created…

In Passing

Richard Henry Hall Richard Henry Hall, 85 of Denver, NC died March 17. He was surrounded by the love of his children and wife. He was born on July 16, 1934 in Jersey City, NJ. Richard was devoted husband to his wife Loretta who was the love of his life. They were married for 60…

PC Hiking Club DIary

Linda and fellow hikers pause for a short celebration and group photo in the White Tanks before departing for Ford Canyon Dam along a trail highlighted by brittlebush in bloom.

PC Hiker Celebrates Milestone Lynn Warren Linda Schmillen has been hiking with the PebbleCreek Hiking Club since 2016 and on March 7, reached the important milestone of 1,000 miles. Before splitting into smaller groups and departing for Ford Canyon Dam, a large group of “B” and “C” hikers joined Linda in the White Tanks on…

Staying Safe During COVID-19

Teri Sellers The PebbleCreek Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will not hold any meetings during the month of April (and, most likely, May). Sylvia and I miss everyone in the group. I am sure that many of you miss the information and friendships this group has provided. However, it is more important to stay safe. The…

Something Is Missing

Roxie Forrest We were very content. We could say we were living the perfect life, had the perfect partner, enjoyed our perfect family and friends. But now, something is missing. We can’t go to parties. We can’t go out for social gatherings. We can’t go out for tennis. But we can go out for walks in…

Kare Bear Presents Cancelled

Teri Sellers Kare Bears is cancelling all Kare Bears Presents for the months of May and June due to COVID-19. We have had the honor and privilege of bringing eight speakers each year to educate and inform the residents of PebbleCreek on various healthcare related topics. More often than not, we have hosted area physicians…

PCSSA Gets Thrown a Curve

Fred Dresser The PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) was thrown a curve ball by the coronavirus as the 25th season came to an abrupt end. The season marked a milestone that started back in 1995 with just two teams and grew to fifteen teams this year. This season was special to many of the players that…

Food Drive an Unprecedented Success

Teri Sellers, Kare Bears Programs Director Last year, the Kare Bears joined forces with the PebbleCreek Rotary Club to sponsor a community-wide food drive for the Agua Fria Food Bank. That food drive was very successful and helped many people. This year was different. The food drive was scheduled to start on April 13 and…

Gimme Girls Celebrate 20 Year Anniversary

Former and current Gimme Girls gather for their 20th anniversary luncheon. Seated (left to right): Evelyn Waltz, Karin Smith, Syd Merserau, Sue Woodard, Emma Mosley, and Irene Bates; Middle row: Pat Smith, Gayle Hubbard, Sharon Smith, Sharon Johnson, Suzan Simons, Kathy Carney, Barb Chilton, Elaine Zdunczyk, Sue White, Cheryl Skummer, Patty Brown, and Virginia Kitchell; Back row: Georgia Jacka, Arlene Cronquist, Diane Galewski, Dede Good, Diana Hull, Jane Wiederhold, Lynn Grice, Lisa Ingraham, Judy Layton, Diana Wolf, Maria Murray, Jayne Dinan, Judi Floyd, Judy Brown, Kathleen Yaremchuk, and Ann Johnson

Sue White On Friday, March 13, 36 current and former Gimme Girls gathered for lunch at the Eagle’s Nest restaurant to celebrate their 20th anniversary. The party was hosted by Emma Mosley, Syd Merserau, and Karin Smith. All three of these ladies are charter members of the group. Sue Woodard started the group in 1999.…