Category: October 2018

Spotlight on Advertiser: Surgical care for breast cancer

  Alliance Surgery Arizona Breast Cancer Awareness Month is recognized nationwide during the month of October. It is an annual health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The national campaign also offers information and…

Material Girls – Why do we quilt?

  Jean Handlen We’re often asked this question, mainly by non-quilters. We find that sometimes others (i.e. non-quilters) just don’t get it. Why would a completely normal, sane person buy beautiful fabric, only to cut it up and then spend a long time sewing it back to make a whole piece again? It does sound…

Mark you calendar for annual museum fundraising event

  Santa Cruise Valley Historic Museum On Toltec Road between Interstate 10 and Jimmie Kerr/Frontier Blvds, on the east side of the road just south of the railroad tracks, sits a building with significant historical value to the community. Eligible for the National Historic Registry, the old Toltec Elementary School is currently being restored by…

Spotlight on Advertiser: Who do you trust with your home?

  Just Plumbing; you’ve probably heard their name, have their equipment in your home or know someone who does. They are the long-trusted sellers of water treatment and water heaters. They are best known for their Lifetime Warranties on the equipment they sell and service. Justin, the man who started the company over 14 years…

Word of the Month: Synesthesia

  Synesthesia David Zapatka Reader Yasmin John-Thorpe of Quail Creek writes, “I am a Canadian snowbird who spends my winter months at Quail Creek. I’ve only just received my mailed copy of the August Crossing which features your ‘Word of the Month’ – Synesthesia. I wanted to share with you my association with this phenomenon. My…

Excitement builds for the Creative Arts Center expansion

  Robson Ranch residents will soon have a new place to get creative with the expansion of the Creative Arts Center. Construction has been ongoing since early spring. “Currently, demolition, electrical work and framing are almost complete,” said Jack Sarsam, Senior Vice President of Operations, Robson Communities, Inc. “Additional ventilation is being added in the…

Blood drive October 29

  As we are approaching the end of the year and the holiday season, it is important to remember that each blood donation represents the gift of life to a patient who needs a blood transfusion. On Monday, October 29, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Hermosa Ballroom, you have the opportunity…

2018 fall softball league begins in November

  Ron Carpenter Attention all Robson Ranch softball players. The 2018 fall softball league begins the first week of November. Now is a great time to begin practicing to get in game shape and knockoff any rust. All skill levels, men and women. are welcome. Play ball! Practice times vary depending on the time of…