Category: October 2021

Italian American Club Commemorates 9/11

Marilu Trainor PebbleCreek’s Italian American Club (PCIAC) produced a patriotic tribute to 9/11 during its Sept. 8 meeting. More than 140 club members and invited guests commemorated the events of that tragic day. The tribute remembered those who perished 20 years ago during the terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C., as well as those…

PCMGA Conducts Two-Man Scramble/AGA Team Qualifier

Howie Tiger The PebbleCreek Men’s Golf Association (PCMGA) annually conducts a two-man scramble event, which serves a dual purpose. It is a regular men’s day tourney, but four teams also qualify to enter the Arizona Golf Association’s Club Team Championship. The tourney was played on Sept. 2 at the Eagle’s Nest Golf Course. In this…

PCSSA Begins 27th Season

Marty Aalto The 27th PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) season is scheduled to start on Saturday, Oct. 23 and continue through the end of March 2022. Opening day will feature the playing of the National Anthem by members of PCSSA, along with the first pitch being thrown by a distinguished guest. We will also be…

November Editorial Reminder

Elizabeth Maddox, Editorial Assistant Hello submitters! Remember—when the 10th falls on a weekend, the editorial deadline is by 4 p.m. the Friday before. This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for the November issue is Friday, Oct. 8 by 4 p.m. Please send your submissions on time, or early if possible!

Military Museum Wants Your Memorabilia

Susan Knox Wilson “This summer, my husband and I went to a military museum in Maine that is absolutely fabulous,” enthused Trudy Shaffer, PebbleCreek director of accounting. “The museum has provisions that anything that has been donated to this museum will never be sold or thrown out (unless it’s in horrible condition). I think this…

Tennis Tidbits and Club News

Donna Gillen It’s still summer here in PebbleCreek as I write this article, and things are just starting to return to normal. Those who were fortunate enough to leave for the summer have actually missed out on some beautiful summer weather here in the Valley and the return of healthy monsoons. It’s a very welcomed change of…

Word of the Month: Whelm

David Zapatka While at a conference in Houston, Texas, last month, I heard keynote speaker Frank Abagnale, the author of the book Catch Me If You Can and main character of the movie by the same name, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The book and movie depict Mr. Abagnale’s life as a check forger and scam artist. He…

Fall Means Lots of PC Democratic Club Social and Community Activities

Alisa Moore and Patti McEnerney The PebbleCreek Democratic Club continues to support our club-designated charity, the Agua Fria Food and Clothing Bank (AFFCB), by contributing non-perishable food, personal hygiene items, baby diapers and formula, plastic bags, and substantial monetary donations. AFFCB is instrumental in serving those in need in the southwest Valley. Over the summer,…

Pet of the Month: Beauty and the Beast

Hi! My name is Codi Sabatello! I am a six-month-old female mini schnauzer born in California, who recently moved to PebbleCreek. My mom wanted a schnauzer who could talk. Doggy Mom and Dad had long conversations with the breeder. My big brother, Tank, was born in California. He then moved to Colorado, then Las Vegas,…