Category: March 2020

Word of the Month: Existential

David Zapatka From existential threats to existential choices, the word, existential, was used in the news and in conversations around the country frequently this past year. “I’m trash!” was the insistent cry of Forky, the googly-eyed spork whose struggle to be a toy was at the heart of the summer blockbuster Toy Story 4. Forky’s…

Spring Break Reminders

Melani Caron, CMCA, CAAM, AMS, General Manager With spring break upon us, we continue to be busy at the Ranch House front desk, registering guests from all over who are here to soak up the Arizona sun. It’s nice for us to be able to meet your extended family and friends when you bring them…

Needle Crafters News

Diana Oleson The Needle Crafters are making items for various charities and for the craft fair. All proceeds from the craft fair go to buying supplies we need to make charity items. Our needle crafter’s can also work on personal items. The charities that we are presently working on are Operation Christmas Child, Morning of Generosity, and…

Cards for the Troops Marathon

Pam Costner One Sunday in January the Papercrafting ladies gathered at the CAC to make cards that are sent to the Forgotten Soldiers Organization charity. These generic cards are put in care packages that the troops can use to send back to their loved ones. The birthday, anniversary, and thinking of you selection is not…

Gym Reminder

Melani Caron, CAAM®, CMCA®, AMS®, General Manager Recently, we have had a pair of small hand weights go missing, as well as two weight plates. The weight plates were returned, but not the hand weights. The hand weights are used by individuals that cannot hold onto regular dumbbells; we would like to see these returned.…

Eighth Annual RRAZ Hold-em Tournament Results

Dave Lawell On Saturday, Feb. 1 the eighth annual Arizona Hold-em Poker tournament was held at Robson Ranch AZ, at the Sports Club. Thirty-six poker players turned out to compete for the title of tourney champion for 2020. The tournament play is a no limit freeze-out format with no re-buys. So, when a player’s chips…

Be on the Lookout!

Nicole McCracken We have had so much fun on the bus trips over the last year. I am shocked we sold out two buses for both Elf: The Musical and the Barrett Jackson Auction. My goal for 2020 was to plan a bus trip for each month, to get you out and about exploring our beautiful…

Material Girls Enjoy a Quilting Retreat

Marie Stuersel In January, two groups of Material Girls were off to Ritter Ranch in Hereford, Arizona, for a three- to four-day quilting/sewing retreat. At the Ranch, attendees can sew all day or night; no cooking or cleaning. The best part is the friendship of sharing ideas and stories. Of course, the friendship, ideas, stories, and learning…