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Thanks to Our Heroes

Jaine Toth In observance of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on our country, the Robson Ranch Paper Crafting Club honored our local first responders with handmade cards of appreciation for their continuous courageous service to the community (one for each of the first responders at the respective stations), along with homemade muffins and…

Write On…

Jaine Toth After a several year hiatus, the Robson Ranch writers’ group, Write On …, has re-formed. At a prior planning meeting, it was decided to begin the first half-hour of meetings with writing exercises, led by the members themselves. In lieu of an exercise, Bob Rice opened our first gathering with a presentation on…

Support Our Troops–Arizona Veterans Week Fundraiser

Eddie Peters It’s been two years since we have been able to hold events, and this year’s program has something for everyone. Support Our Troops–AZ (SOT–AZ) provides for the material, physical, and emotional needs of our military men and women, active-duty and veterans alike. Over the years, we have given approximately $175,000 to support veteran…

Robson Ranch Singers: We’re Ba-a-ack!

Marsha Oliver It was Friday, March 13, 2020, and we had completed another successful concert series just two days before and were celebrating when the emails started coming. Later we realized we were very lucky to have held our concerts before the pandemic hit and shut everything down. It’s been 18 long months and we’re…

SOT Sponsors 8th Annual Veteran’s Week Fundraiser

Eddie Peters Support Our Troops Arizona (SOT–AZ) is a nonprofit charitable organization and an Arizona nonprofit corporation. The mission is to provide for the material, physical, and emotional needs of our military men and women, active, reserve, and retired, at home and abroad. Volunteers provide emergency, urgent, and immediate assistance to active-duty soldiers and veterans,…

Operation Christmas Child Packing Party November 11 and 12

Dave and Bev Douglas Once again, Robson Ranch, along with Rock Springs Church, will be participating in Operation Christmas Child’s world-wide packing of shoeboxes. Operation Christmas Child (OCC) provides shoeboxes filled with toys, hygiene items, and school supplies to children all over the world who have never received a gift. OCC is a division of…

Going Big in Studio II

Nancy Friedman, Co-Education Chair With summer upon us and many snowbirds gone until mid-October, a couple of the monitors have started a summer project to keep members coming down to the studio to paint in acrylics and oils. The project is named “Going Big.” One of our members, Susan Halley, donated some rolled canvas, and…

The Girls Next Door Rock Out the Pool Party!

Bernie Drew At the Memorial Day pool party, the Girls Next Door (GND) band entertained well over 200 residents and their guests at a barbecue hosted by the HOA. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., amid the gaiety of the pool-goers and the beach ball games, the band serenaded us with songs from the ’60s, ’70s,…

Vagabonds Visit Willcox

Jill and David Riker The Vagabonds RV Club spent a four-day, fun-filled rally in Willcox, Ariz. Willcox is in the heart of Arizona wine country, so we had a great time exploring many wineries. Friday afternoon we did a group wine tasting at Birds and Barrels Vineyards on their beautiful patio overlooking the vineyards. Andy’s Tex-Mex…

Friendship Center Hosts Bless the Pets

Pat Sand and Ron Hunt A favorite of so many, the Blessing of the Pets worship service was Sunday, April 25. Four-legged friends attended, with a large gathering in person and on Zoom. Pastor Ron Hunt of Friendship Center led a very meaningful service. The readings of the day were 1st Corinthians 15:35-42 and the…