Category: Clubs & Classes

Gun Club Completes Competitions

Vicki Ray Members of PebbleCreek’s Gun Club competed in various shooting competitions throughout the fall, winter, and spring. Trophies were awarded to the top three finishers for each competition at the club’s annual awards dinner April 3. New this season was the dueling tree contest. Two members stand side-by-side, shooting at the same time at…

Word of the Month: Paladin

David Zapatka The NCAA basketball tournament is fondly called March Madness, and madness it was this year. There may have been more upsets in the big tournament this year than any other year. One of the biggest was the Furman Paladins, a small South Carolina school of 2,970 students, upsetting the #4 seed, Virginia Cavaliers,…

Camera Club Meeting, May 15

Lynn Warren The May meeting will be May 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the CAC Coyote Room, and will feature a presentation by club secretary John Mirro providing insight into how you may take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI) in photography. AI seems to be in the news constantly now and is a powerful capability…

Genealogy Club News

Denise Beeson Mark your calendar for Monday, May 8 at 9 a.m. in the Eagle’s Nest Palm Room for the upcoming Genealogy Club meeting. All PebbleCreek (PC) residents interested in genealogy at whatever level are welcome to join us. The Genealogy Club’s mission is to educate and support the members of the PC genealogy community in…

Just Folks—Where Do We Go from Here?

Phylice Walton, President, and Arlene Banfield You are cordially invited to the Spring General Meeting of Just Folks on Sunday, May 21, at 3 p.m. in the Eagle’s Nest Palm Room. This planning meeting is an opportunity to speak out on where the organization is headed. We would like to see Just Folks continue as…

PebbleCreek Art Club Monthly News

Susan Skolnik The monthly meeting took place on March 31 in the Coyote Room and members generously began filling boxes with donations of art supplies for the annual Gifts from the HeART drive. This year’s recipient was the Boys and Girls Club of Avondale. The drive was organized by Karen Ludwig and Diana Ho, and…

Time for Spring Cleaning Your Financial Accounts

R.O.S.E. Resources/Outreach to Safeguard the Elderly Spring is finally here, which means it’s time for some spring cleaning! While you may be busy decluttering your home, don’t forget to clean up your financial accounts as well. In addition to organizing your finances, it’s also important to be vigilant against scams and fraud. Here are some…

Italian American Club Members Host Aperitivo Events

Melissa D’Onofrio On March 14, five Italian American Club members generously opened their homes to host our annual aperitivo parties. The weather was not as perfect as in previous years, but the cloudy skies did not interfere with the festivities or dampen the party mood of the participants. The aperitivo began in Italy at the…

14th Annual Irish American Charity Golf Tournament

Amy Volstromer The 14th Annual PebbleCreek Irish American Charity Golf Tournament, held March 12, was the most successful revenue-producing tournament to date! Due to its record-breaking success, this year we were able to increase our scholarships to Millennium High School students from six to eight deserving students. Each of the eight deserving students received a…

Artist of the Month – Ceramics Club: Pat Bangart

Susan Eastman In the delicate artistry of Pat Bangart, one sees a manifestation of the words by famed artist Frida Kahlo who said, “I paint flowers so they won’t die.” On plates and pitchers, Pat has applied designs that capture forever the beauty of floral blooms. But this ability, both innate and learned, didn’t happen…