Category: September 2016

Communication Today

NFL, Sports Tier, NHL Q – With the coming of autumn, I am excited about the return of football and hockey! Can you please tell me what sports offerings are available on Orbitel TV? A – Certainly! Orbitel has your front row ticket every game day! Orbitel members can follow the excitement of NFL action…

Conservation Corner

Pauline Lee While most national parks were established to preserve vast areas of untouched nature from human development, Cuyahoga National Park has a very different story. Before the area was designated a national park, it was ruined and then restored. The park’s centerpiece, the Cuyahoga River, was originally pristine and unblemished until two expanding industrial…

Word of the Month: Proprioception

David Zapatka Have you ever fractured an ankle, leg or hip? Did you find it difficult regaining your balance and full control of your healed joint or limb, maybe instability or possibly even “knowing” exactly where it was? This can be very unsettling. On a dead run last year I stepped into a concrete rain…

The history of the Casa Grande RC Flyers

The Casa Grande RC Flyers’ airfield

Alan Friedman In the fall of 2011 two residents of Casa Grande made a request of the Parks and Recreation Department for a radio controlled air field in a city park north of Casa Grande. Due to concerns of noise for neighboring houses, injury and liability issues and the close proximity to the Casa Grande…

October 22 deadline to sign up for Marathon Bridge

Sign up now for November to April Marathon Bridge. For interested new players, you will be given a schedule of which couple you will be playing at your home or theirs. This is not dinner bridge; the host couple usually has snacks at the table and a light dessert during or after play. There is…

Chef’s Demo September 13

The Chef’s demo will be Tuesday, September 13, in the Cheyenne Room. The first course, El Chorro: Queen Creek heirloom tomato and burratta salad with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic syrup. The second course, Santa Fe: Prosciutto crusted pork tenderloin, green chile risotto, roasted Brussels sprouts and mesquite honey glazed carrots Third course, Boulders:…

Medicare, Medicaid and related health benefit information

Neil Tamber Personalized objective assistance to seniors, the disabled and caregivers is provided by volunteer counselors especially trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include: Basic information about Original Medicare, Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMOs, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care…

From the Chuck Wagon

The Peach Cobbler Martini

Peach Cobbler Martini Ingredients 1 oz Favorite peach liquor 1/2 oz of Triple Sec 1 oz Orange juice 1 oz Cream Whipped cream Crumbles of oatmeal cookie Chilled martini glass Martini shaker Martini strainer 1/2 Cup Ice cubes Combine ice, peach liquor, Triple Sec, orange juice and cream in the martini shaker and shake for…

Sign up for E-Club

Have you signed up for our e-club? Sign up to stay connected and receive exclusive offers like a complimentary dessert for your birthday and two complimentary glasses of champagne for your anniversary! To sign up for the e-club, visit the F&B section of the HOA website. Provide your email, birthday and anniversary to begin receiving…