Category: July 2015

Save the date: The Walk to End Alzheimers is November 21

Terry Price June was Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s of fatal disease that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed. People around the world were asked to take the Purple Pledge and use their brains to fight Alzheimer’s disease. If you weren’t aware, purple…

Are you a Jewel?

Dee Saunders Recently one of my friends from SaddleBrooke and I experienced a very frustrating shopping trip to the mall. None of the clothes that we tried on made us feel good so we decided to treat ourselves to lunch. While waiting for the food to arrive, my friend informed me that although she didn’t…

All in the Family

Nikki with her sister Sheyenne and brother Cody

Congratulations, Nichole! On Friday, May 15, 2015, Nichole Barnette graduated from the University of Arizona. Nichole graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Social Services. Many of Nichole’s family attended the ceremonies. The following day a lovely luncheon celebration was given for Nikki by her dad, Mark Barnette, and her grandparents, Joe and Geri Nagy,…

Divots, ball marks, pizza and drinks

The Robson Ranch “Adopt A Hole” golf committee volunteers went out on the Picacho Nine to repair ball marks and divots on Saturday, May 23, 2015. The course was closed for an hour and a half so that 31 participants could fill and repair damaged spots with sand on the course. The members moved from…

Mary Kim, an inspiration

Mary Kim wearing her Giving Key engraved with INSPIRE

The May 13 meeting of the Robson Ranch Arizona Ladies Social Club was a unique gathering that honored not only the three 2015 Santa Cruz Valley Union High School RRALSC Book Scholarship recipients, but it also was a time to honor one of our own, Mary Kim. Mary Kim, a longtime resident of Robson Ranch…

Casa Grande RC Flyers announces charities

Alan Friedman, left, presenting both cash and donated food items to a representative of the Casa Grande Food Bank after a fundraiser benefiting their organization.

Alan Friedman Each year the Casa Grande RC Flyers, the only Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) club within 25 miles of Robson Ranch, donates money to charities. Funds and items are collected through donations from members and visitors to the events at the club field. Part of the club’s charter is to give back to…

Support Our Troops – Arizona – your donations at work

SOT-AZ has been busy this spring putting your donations to work. Check out our latest veteran service projects. Pinal County Veterans Memorial Foundation: SOT-AZ Troop Appreciation Committee donated $500 to help reach their start-up funding goal to provide a Veterans Memorial Park in Casa Grande for fallen Pinal County veterans. Pinal County Standdown: Bringing together…

Things to do around Arizona

Courtesy of VisitArizona For more events go to http://www.visitarizona.com/events-calendar. July 1-30 Happy Birthday, George! 100 Years of Inspiration (Prescott – Phippen Museum) Happy Birthday, George! 100 Years of Inspiration – Phippen Museum, a special exhibition commemorating the 100th birthday of its namesake and first president of the Cowboy Artists of America, George Phippen, this exhibit…

Upcoming events in  Casa Grande and the surrounding areas

Tuesday Marketplace Every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Western Trading Post-403 N. Florence St., Casa Grande, AZ 85122 For more information contact Lorin Wilcox at 480-818-3092 Western Trading Post Monthly Auction Saturday, July 18, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Western Trading Post-403 N. Florence St., Casa Grande, AZ 85122 For more…

Robson Ranch Ladies Golf Association summer play

On a cloudy, rainy early morning, the RRLGA had five women who braved the weather. Pat Linderman, Chris Clark, Candy Burtis, Joanne Heiman and Jean DeChristopher were rewarded with beautiful weather after they got through the first few holes. Come on out and join us on Tuesday mornings.

We will continue our summer guest program where new or current women residents who want to try out RRLGA can play as summer guests. If anyone has questions regarding summer play or the summer guest program, contact Kathy Holwick, tournament chair, at kathyholwick@hotmail.com. We play on Tuesdays at 6:30 a.m. on the open Picacho course.…