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Save the date for DesertFest

Come join the fun! On Saturday, February 17, 2018, DesertFest returns to Robson Ranch from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. With a very exciting lineup of activities scheduled for this event—you won’t want to miss a moment! Enjoy live musical entertainment in the Ranch House Ballroom from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Once again, this…

US Soccer Hall of Fame inductee

Dixie Wachter Artie Wachter, a Robson Ranch resident, was inducted to the United States Adult Soccer Association Hall of Fame on January 6, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona. In a choked up acceptance, Artie was a very humble person and had a hard time expressing how much this means to him. He told the audience, “You…

Robson Ranch celebrates 1000th home closing

Sherry Jackson, RCI Corporate Communications Robson Ranch Arizona is celebrating a milestone with the 1,000th home closing by new homeowners Mark and Brenda Hovis. The Hovises closed on their new home on Loma Verde Avenue on December 9, 2017. Chairman of Robson Communities, Inc., Edward J. Robson, and other Robson team members were on hand…

Pickleball Club raises money for Eloy families

  Gerard D Wittman On Wednesday, December 6, over 100 members of the Robson Ranch Pickleball Club (RRPC) gathered at the Robson Ranch pickleball courts for a friendly Santa’s Challenge Tournament, delicious food and refreshments, spirited camaraderie and holiday music as a fundraiser for the Eloy Professional Firefighters Adopt a Family for Christmas Fund. Sixty…

The Fabric of Our Life

Barbara Chmilar The history of cotton in the Valley began in 1885 with F.G. Hardwicke, who arrived in Tempe in 1878 to work as a blacksmith for Charles Trumbull Hayden. A few years later, Hardwicke took up farming — maybe in response to a local incentive encouraging farmers to try growing a new crop —…

8th Annual Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Terry Price Start your day and weekend with that great feeling of making a difference. Walk with your friends, family and pet in Robson Ranch’s eighth annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk begins November 18 at 9:00 a.m. Please be there at 8:30 to check in. The lines will be marked: check-in only or…

Work and learn in the Woodshop

Ken Hansen The adage of “live and learn” might be better stated in the wood shop as “work and learn.” Every day members of the wood shop learn as they work on their projects or take classes. Many times it is experienced members that learn a new method or technique, either by experience or from…