Category: May 2022

Patrol Report

Bill Kyle, Community Services Patrol Dispatched Alarms All Other        7 All Facilities Locked at Night        31 All Facilities Unlocked AM        31 Animal Rules Leash        1 Animals Lost & Found        3 Animals Misc.        2 Auto Accidents        1 Barking Dog        2 Broken Gate Arms        13 Building Check        76 Damage to Property        1 Dead Animal Pickup        13 Debris on Road        3 Disabled Vehicle        4 Disturbance        3 Dust Dirt Complaint        0 Escort Guest/Homeowner        2 Flag and…

News from the Sky: Easy Access to Any Gate in Terminal 4 at Sky Harbor

Here’s a handy travel tip if you are flying out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport—did you know you that all security checkpoints in Terminal 4 provide access to all gates? This is particularly welcoming news considering the terminal handles about 85% of the estimated 120,000 passengers who travel through America’s Friendliest Airport® gates each…

U.S. Military History: Memorial Day Poppies

Ross Dunfee World War I concluded with about 10 million military personnel killed, and a like number of civilians. One particularly bloody battle during WWI was at the Second Battle of Ypres (Belgium) where, on April 22, 1915, Germany fired 150 tons of lethal chlorine gas against two French and Algerian Divisions and two days…

Summer Hours Begin

HOA Communications Team The following PebbleCreek HOA facilities change to summer operating hours. All other offices and facilities maintain constant hours year-round, which are posted on the HOA website at pebblecreekhoa.org. Administrative Office, Activities Office, and ALC: Closed Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. (Otherwise, same operating hours year-round.) Creative Arts Center: * Memorial Day, Monday, May…

Breast Cancer Discussion Group

Judy Ayers The Breast Cancer Discussion Group was pleased to have Kitty Shildt, registered dietitian, speak at our meeting on April 28. She shared many up-to-date nutritional issues that impact our breast cancer journey. Her husband, Dr. Rich Shildt, oncologist, was also with us to answer any questions or concerns. Our group provides a great…

Relishing Pickleball: The Volley—Part 2

David Zapatka Continuing our study of Pickleball Fundamentals: Master the basics and compete with confidence by Mary Littlewood, “Your entire demeanor at the net should be confident and strong. Let your attitude convey that you want the ball to come right at you because you’re willing and able to return it! Face the net with flexed…

Bugs Be Gone with Essential Oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Don’t let the bugs bug you this spring. Watching a gorgeous sunset? Hiking to a lake for a scenic swim? Getting out to play a round of golf? Throwing your annual barbeque with loved ones or friends? Nothing can ruin the perfect outdoors moment like pesky mosquitoes and insects. Spring is also a…

Word of the Month: Emplacement

David Zapatka While watching the last two episodes of The Expanse, I heard significant dialogue about the rail guns being used by Marcos Inaros, the leader of the Belters’ Free Navy, who was intent on destroying the Inners (pronounced Innas), the people residing on Earth, Luna (the moon), and Mars. These rail guns were powerful…

Welcome to the New Bocce Ball Board

The last of the 2021-2022 bocce league sessions ended on April 29. The PebbleCreek Bocce Ball Board will like to extend their thanks and appreciation to all the bocce members for their continued help in keeping us safe and healthy. At the bocce ball board and captains meeting on March 11, a vote was taken…

Where Are the AEDs in PebbleCreek?

Dee-Dee Patrick, MS, RN, Director, Kare Bears’ Health & Wellness Do you know where this AED is located here in PebbleCreek? As you may be able to tell by the photo, it is mounted on an outside wall. Three of the 18 AEDs here in PebbleCreek are located outdoors. Do you know where they are?…