Category: June 2021

Cowboys, Rustlers, and the Pleasant Valley War in Gila County, Ariz.: A Once in a Lifetime Adventure for Serious Arizona History Buffs

Bob Stuart Arizona Pathfinders, a nonprofit volunteer group of the Arizona Historical Society, is conducting a five-day tour Sept. 9 through 13 to one of the most beautiful valleys in Arizona, tucked under the Mogollon Rim. This was the site of America’s bloodiest decade of frontier violence; it exploded into a range war involving the…

Patrol Report

  Patrol Dispatched Alarms All Other 1 Animal Rules Leash 2 Animals Lost and Found 5 Animals Misc. 1 Auto Accidents 2 Barking Dog 5 Bee Complaints 0 Cones Placed 3 Damage to Property 3 Dead Animal Pickup 24 Debris on Road 5 Disabled Vehicle 3 Disturbance 4 Dust Dirt Complaint 1 Escort Guest/Homeowner 8 Flag…

Urology Conditions That Affect Your Golf or Pickleball Game

Shelly Carothers Kare Bears is excited to be hosting another Zoom Kare Bears Presents on May 26 at 11 a.m. Please join Dr. Hua in a Zoom presentation sharing information on some of the conditions that affect your golf or pickleball game. Most commonly, this includes benign prostatic hyperplasia. Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, is…

Leadership During a Pandemic

Linda Rowe When Ronda Jones moved to PebbleCreek in 2003, she had been sewing garments but was not a quilter. She was asked by Cathy Howell if she sewed. Cathy then invited Ronda to a PebbleCreek Quilters meeting. It wasn’t long before Ronda was hooked. “I was just pulled in by the excitement everyone had…

Grant Me…

AA Serenity Group Grant me: Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference. Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to…

High Holidays 2021

Rabbi David Mayer

Ronnie Levine The PebbleCreek Shalom Club will be hosting Rabbi David Mayer, who will lead the High Holiday services for 2021. The current plan is to hold services in person in the Tuscany Ballroom. The dates of the services are Rosh Hashanah on Sept. 7, Kol Nidre in the evening of Sept. 15, and Yom…

Camera Club Meeting June 21

A beautiful example of Canadian Rockies scenery by Kathryn Dannay, featured presenter for the June Camera Club meeting.

Lynn Warren Camera Club meetings will continue to be conducted via Zoom until mask and distance restrictions are lifted. The May meeting concentrated on cell phone photography, and the June meeting will feature a talk about travel photography and social media for photographers by Kathryn Dannay. The June meeting will be on June 21 at 6:30 p.m. Kathryn was…

U.S. Military History: D-Day

Ross Dunfee So, what does the “D” stand for in D-Day? Stop! Do not keep reading until you attempt to answer the question. Okay, now you can read on. Most people who celebrate the holiday do not know the answer. Some people believe it is in reference to June 6, 1944, when, in World War…

Winter Bocce Leagues Update

First place Mongos, winter Wednesday session

Carolyn Rota The winter bocce leagues ended on March 26. With the cooperation of all the teams that played, we were all safe and healthy and are ready to start the spring leagues. It was, once again, decided to make a donation with the prize money to a worthy organization. On Tuesday night, first place was…

Christian Men’s Fellowship Renews Outreach at Food Shelf

Curt Zimmerman Outreach efforts were renewed recently by the Men’s Christian Fellowship of PebbleCreek, as volunteers traveled to St. Mary’s Food Bank in Surprise. COVID-19 restrictions on travel and indoor access to facilities has interrupted the annual outreach effort until recently. The contingent spent a busy and rewarding three hours sorting food items, packing food baskets,…