Category: June 2021

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…

Summer Hours Begin for HOA Offices and Facilities

HOA Communications Team The following PebbleCreek HOA facilities change to summer operating hours. All other offices and facilities maintain constant hours year-round. Creative Arts Center (effective May 1) Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to noon Golf Pro Shops (effective as noted) May and September: Daily 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. June,…

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,…

Just Folks Spring Fling II Celebration

Arlene Banfield With the theme of Grooving on a Sunday Afternoon, the Just Folks Spring Fling II program began with a beautiful rap by local artist, Mr. Brian Barnes, grandson of Clyde and Daisy Dowell. The lyrics highlighted our theme, infused with the Just Folks name in all the right places. Spring Fling II was…

Activities Upcoming Special Events Details and Descriptions

Traci Baker, Director of Community Activities & Communications Pine and Tonto Natural Bridge June 9 Travel to the small, quaint community of Pine. Begin by visiting the Pine Creek Canyon Lavender Farm where three varieties of lavender are grown using the water of the Pine Creek. Then continue to Tonto Natural Bridge where a picnic lunch…