Category: May 2021

News from the PebbleCreek Shalom Club

Ronnie Levine The Shalom Club enjoyed a night of Bingo on April 18 via Zoom. Our intrepid team of drivers delivered the Bingo cards to members, and winners enjoyed fun prizes. The Shalom Club Book Club will continue with Marsha Langfuss leading the May 4, 10 a.m. discussion of the book, The Gilded Years by Karin…

Artist of the Month: Pottery Club: Nan Osterholt

Nan Osterholt

Jeff Wilson The PebbleCreek Pottery Sculpture Club featured artist for May is Nan Osterholt. Nan came to PebbleCreek from Sacramento where she retired from nursing. Nan went back to school after retiring and earned a degree in art. She then spent 12 years making pottery and volunteering in the art department at Sacramento City College.…

Bocce Association’s Giving Spirit

Carolyn Rota, Public Relations If anything good came from the 2020-21 bocce seasons, it was the giving spirit shown by the Bocce Association by donating to various charities that helped those in need. Monetary donations were given to the Agua Fria Food Bank and to the Goodyear’s Homeless Youth Organization. All the bocce winter teams agreed…

Kare Bears’ Korner

The awardees for 10 years are sitting (left to right): Linda Glazar, Jane Cook, Linda Nelson, and Jed Weisman; standing: Mark Pelletier, Cheryl Brodbeck, and Tom Meek.

Kare Bears Appreciation Awards Maureen Plate Kare Bears is so thankful for our wonderfully dedicated volunteers who so generously give of their time and talent to help their neighbors. There are more than 400 registered volunteers that are the heart and soul of Kare Bears. They drive our residents to and from medical appointments; bake for…

PebbleCreek Irish American Club’s 12th Annual Charitable Golf Tournament Sponsors

Suzanne Rambach We had sponsors that donated products and services, and the lucky prize winners were: Kaycee Christenson, Home Team Pest Control; Sue Frens, Wigwam Golf Package; Kathy Sork, Home Team Pest Control; Nancy Shaw, Sundance Golf Package; Sheila Hooks, Palm Valley Golf Package; Karen Kattar, PebbleCreek Golf Package; Kris Robinson, Palm Valley Golf Package;…

PCLGA’S 2021 Tournament of Champions!

Schedules make it challenging to gather the 15-member team together. Starting from far left: Sande Nielson, Marty McAllister, Lynne Carlyle, Debbie Sayre, Barbara Camozzi, and Debbie Welsh (not pictured: Ms. Buzzer)

Cindy Sota The PebbleCreek Ladies Golf Association (PCLGA) rolled out the red carpet for the Tournament of Champions on March 23, 24, and 30. The participants had a choice of playing two days, March 23 (West Course) and 30 (East Course), or three days, including March 24 at Eagle’s Nest. To compete for the title of…

Ask the Therapist: Heat or Ice?

JD Fields, DPT AzOPT Physical Therapist Heat or ice? It’s one of the most common questions we receive. While it is difficult to generalize all pain and injuries, there are a few simple rules that you can follow to help in your recovery. Ice is most appropriate for initial (or acute) stages of an injury.…

One Season Ends and Another Begins

Front row (left to right): Gary Jensen (manager), Rick Bell, Peter Bowes, Don Belonax, Mike Comstock, Wade Biddix; Back row: Randy Prinz, Ken Kurtz, Rich Wilmes, Ron Coleman, Randy Ullrich, Rick Haendel, and Steve Ward

Fred Dresser The PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) wrapped up their 26th season of play on April 3, and what a season it was with the coronavirus on everyone’s mind, rain outs, and the damage to the field caused by a microburst in January. This season could have been a lost season if it wasn’t for…