Category: May 2022

It’s Fiesta Time!

With more than 100 players, the Fiesta committee planned for nearly a year to make the event an overwhelming success. Members included (from left) Sally Fullington, guest Mary Ann Wolick, Barbara Wilson, Diane Penner, Christie, Dema Harris, Rhonda McGree, Chris Ogrodowski, Robyn Tanke, and Mary Kindt.

Members of the Robson Ranch Ladies Golf Association (RRLGA) were in full fiesta mode for the annual Member/Guest tournament held in March. The course, the Hermosa Ballroom, the ladies, and even the golf carts were decorated to add to the celebration. Guests traveled from as far as Alaska and North Carolina for a fun two…

Madaras Gallery Presents the Masters Series

Saguaro Pollock by Diana Madaras

Starting Sunday, May 1, through Tuesday, May 31, Madaras Gallery presents the Masters Series. The Masters Series is a collection of saguaros painted in the style of master artists. Join us for this special month-long event and see the Southwest interpreted by Diana Madaras in the styles of Jackson Pollock, Frida Kahlo, Van Gogh, and…

Palm Sunday at Friendship Center Church

The Cast

Pat Sand Friendship Center Church held a non-traditional Palm Sunday worship on April 10 in the Laredo Room of the Ranch House. Members of the congregation acted in a play called “The Trial of Jesus.” The roles included: Caiaphas (Ken Muhlbeier), Pontius Pilate (Ron Carpenter), Judas (Jeff Dorn), King Herod (Ron Weber), Peter (Milt Calhoun),…

Paper Crafting Club Member Profile: JoAnne Scott

JoAnne’s verse memory cards

Jaine Toth “Creativity is God’s gift to us. Using our creativity is our gift back to God.” This verity iterated by Julia Cameron in her book The Artist’s Way underlies JoAnne Scott’s paper crafting projects. It’s not about her, it’s about honoring and thanking the Lord. In her quest to enhance her ability to memorize…

Hand-Created Birthday Cards Brighten Days

Birthday cards

Jaine Toth We celebrate each other! Yes, we make cards for charitable projects, and yes, we make cards for our family and friends, but we also recently began a campaign to make birthday cards for each member of our Paper Crafting Club. The response, as you no doubt realize, has been hugely positive. Being inundated…

Fusing Glass—Start or Continue Your Journey!

Desert landscape—red sunset by Chris Maloney

Fusing glass is fun! After the beginners class, most members embark on making bowl, trays, and vases. Help is always available from our many enthusiastic members. We also offer our members an optional monthly class on how to use some of the advanced tools and equipment in our studio. In March, we were pleased to…

Another Great Donation to Junior Golf

Russ Stocek (left) and Scott Van Loan of the Junior Golf Association of Arizona (right) with donated golfing equipment.

Robson golfers made another large donation of used golf equipment to Junior Golf of Arizona. It took three trips to deliver it all to them using a big van. Lucky for Russ, they come to pick it up. As you may know, Russ Stocek has been collecting the golf donations for 13 years now. This…

Having Fun and Helping Others: Softball Club Charity Games

The Robson Ranch Softball Club played two exhibition games to raise money for the Eloy Food Bank.

Ken Muhlbeier On April 1, the Robson Ranch Softball Club played two exhibition softball games to raise money for the Eloy Food Bank. This was the first year of what club president Bill Dirkes says he hopes will become a yearly event. Each participating player contributed, and donations from the fans were accepted at the…