OFFICE HOURS: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
PHONE: 480.982.0606 FAX:480.982.9354 ALUMINUM CANS – 75‟S SILVERHAWK
We would appreciate your aluminum cans. You can
drop them off at:
Dick Johnson’s, SP#939
Dave Johnston’s, SP251
Karl Hansen’s, SP#816
Bobbie Johnson, SP#939 (983-3983)
BAZAAR AND LUNCH
THURSDAY, JAN 13TH – REC. Hall
SALE: 9:00AM – 1:00PM
LUNCH: 11:00AM – 1:00PM
WEDNESDAY & SUNDAY 1:00 – 4:00PM
Sandy Thomas, SP#734 (621-1600)
THURSDAY 7:00 – 8:30PM – GOLD Room
Bible study will begin on Thursday,
JANUARY 6th in the GOLD Room. We will
begin the study of 2nd Peter.
Just bring your Bibles and prepare to enjoy the
ADMINISTRATIVE - OFFICE
study of God’s word.
WELCOME HOME WINTER FRIENDS! Bill Link, Teacher SP#721 (474-8230)
TUESDAY 7:00 – 9:00PM – REC. Hall
BILLARDS (Men‟s Pool)
MONDAY & FRIDAY 12:30, play 1:00PM
If you care to join in the fun, come shoot some games,
and sign up to play. Any questions, feel free to contact
Steve Weliever, SP#944 (765-376-2242)
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BOWLERS I’ll tell the story behind this area, and, as we did
BOWLERS – BOWLERS – BOWLERS last year, we will take anyone who would like,
You are needed. We bowl on Wednesdays @ 12:30PM another ¼ mile back to the end of the box
At Mesa East Lanes on Broadway near Ellsworth. Cost canyon for a nice view and picture spot.
is $9.00, Subs are also needed, you pay $5.00. Sign-up Pictures of each hike are on website –
sheets are on the patio area. If you are a camp work
you can also bowl. http:/gallery.me.com/misterbs You can view the
Any questions, call or stop by. pictures by double clicking on the picture to
Barb Jordan, Secretary, SP#952 open up the “album”, and can view as a
(480-983-2016) slideshow. Any pictures you may want to
contribute may be emailed to Bob or Spenser at:
BREAKFAST (Saturday) firstname.lastname@example.org.
REC. HALL 7:30 – 9:00AM The signup sheet is on the bulleting board in
NEXT JAN 8TH the pool area, between the sliding doors. Please
BISCUITS & GRAVY do sign up. As usual, we will meet in front of the
NEW RESIDENTS!!!! Each Saturday morning a rec building by 7:5AM. If you have any question
breakfast is served, at a low cost. See newsletter for about our hikes, please feel free to contact one
what is being served. Please bring your own place of the leaders, below.
settings. Coffee is provided Spencer Abbs, SP#460 (480-289-9247)
Bob Smith, SP#1138 (810-444-1743)
CACTUS KICKERS (GROUP HIKES)
FRIDAY 7:45AM REC. Hall CAN TABS
(Out-of-Park Hiking) Drop off at ACO, worth 1 a piece that contributes to
Christmas Eve saw 17 of us hiking the aide for underprivileged children medical bills.
Wind Cave Trail on Pass Mtn. In Usery Park. It
sure was a nice day for hiking, and we were CANS FOR BOWLERS
surprised with a few memorable experiences. Jimmy the „CAN-MAN‟ is collecting cans for the
First, at about a mile up, and hiking along the BOWLERS. Drop off at the Front Laundry or
Maintenance area or at my space.
cliffs, a mountain sheep decided to put on a PLEASE don‟t throw in the dumpsters. NO GLASS,
show. Seeing a mountain sheep was a first for PLASTIC, FOOD CANS, ONLY BEER OR SODA CANS.
many of us. He jumped around on the cliffs and Jimmie Carroll, SP#1027
finally disappeared down a slope. After reaching
Wind Cave, 13 of us braved the last 1/3 mile of CANS FOR QUEEN BEES
steeper, more rigorous climbing, to reach the The women‟s softball team is also again saving
very top of the mountain. All were extremely aluminum cans to help support our team.
happy they met the challenge and were Bring to our space.
rewarded with an exceptional 360 degree view. Thank you.
After just starting down, a helicopter full of folks Shirley Bowden, SP#354 (288-0385)
flew into the valley and apparently spotted us on
the side of the mountain. They circled in closer, CAR PASS
all smiling and waving. Next, when almost down PLEASE have your vehicle Park
to Wind Cave, we had a nice view of Fountain Pass visible (drivers side, lower
Hills, and, just as we were enjoying that, the Left) of windshield. The Gate
fountain went off – great timing. Pictures of the Attendant must be able to verify at a glance.
hike and all three surprises are on the website.
Next week, Friday, January 7, 2011, we will CARPET, TILE & UPHOLSTERY CLEANERS
hike the Massacre Ridge trail. It is a “moderate”
rated hike, mostly up, and 2 miles each way.
And, finally, we have a trail to the MR trailhead.
We no longer will have to walk roads. I have
hiked and marked a nice trail across a couple
ridges, and down and up a couple washes to the
trailhead. This is ¾ of a mile each way, making
the total hike 5.5 miles. After reaching the ridge,
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CASINO TRIPS CRIBBAGE
PAYSON MAZATZAL CASINO MONDAY – REC. Hall Tickets available
JAN. 3 - MONDAY FEB. 1 - TUESDAY @6:45PM. Play starts @ 7:00PM
MARCH 1 - TUESDAY bring 25. EVERYONE WELCOME!
APRIL 1 – FRIDAY Carole Oslund (480-288-0307)
7:30AM PARK PICK-UP
Mary Hebert, SP#748 (982-3762) CROCHET
PRIMM WINTERBREAK JAN 10-13 WEDNESDAY – 9:00 – 11:00AM
BRANSON OUT WEST IN MESQUITE FEB 7-10
(Check Mary’s board for info and more trips)
NO CLASS DEC. 29TH OR JAN 5TH
Classes will resume JAN. 12th
CHIMES Paula, SP#111 (609-502-4432)
THURSDAY 10:00 – 11:00AM
GOLD Room DENTAL
The Hand Chimes Choir meets on Thursday at
10:00AM in the GOLD Room.
We enjoy putting together selections of music with
each member putting their notes in the correct place.
Being able to read and understand basic music
notation is a great help, but is not mandatory.
1st rehearsal of New Year is January 6,
Roy Bowden, SP#354 (288-0385)
CACTUS KICKERS , December does not have
DIRECTORY CHANGE, See under that Heading
Available in the Activity Office @ $2.00. If you bring in
your old copy, no charge.
BARDEN, JAMES & JILL (correct spelling)
CRAZY QUILTERS DOMINOES
MONDAY 1:00PM COPPER Room MONDAY 6:30PM & WEDNESDAY 1:00PM
We continue to work on piecing crazy quilts for CONFERENCE Room
charity. Our group may be small but we are productive! Sandra Goff, SP#432, (480-982-6202)
Interested? We meet on Mondays at 1:00PM in the
COPPER Room. Bring your scissors, your teacup, and
plan on having an enjoyable afternoon! DUMPSTERS
MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!
Sheilah Downey, SP#904
Ruth Freeborn, SP#1064
Please help with proper trash disposal by
placing garbage only in our dumpsters. Resident
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pick-up is MON & THUR. Dumpsters emptied FORT MC DOWELL BINGO BUS!
MON & FRI. PLEASE READ INFORMATION THE NEXT TRIP TO FORT MC DOWELL WILL BE
UNDER THE RECYCLE HEADING. JANUARY 28 . WE WILL BOARD AT 9:30AM SHARP IN
FRONT OF THE MAIN HALL.
LOOK FOR THE SIGN-UP SHEET ON THE
THIS TRIP OFTEN SELLS OUT, SO SIGN UP TODAY.
FRAN LINK, HOSTESS, SP#721 (474-2830)
MONDAY – 11:00AM
PLEASE DO NOT PUT LARGE ITEMS IN THE SUNLAND SPRINGS GOLF RESORT
DUMPSTERS. LANDFILL IS AT THE CORNER Sign-up sheet on Patio Bulletin Board.
OF BASELINE & TOMHAWK. For further information:
Larry Stephenson, SP#838 (204-489-7047)
RICK, “THE PLUMBER” WILL
PICK-UP APPLIANCES @ NO GOLF, TUESDAY
CHARGE 480-553-2785. We have 8 reserved Tee Times
At THE LINKS of Queen Creek
Every TUESDAY until early April.
EUCHRE If you are interested in playing there is a sign-up sheet
MONDAY 6:30PM – GOLD Room on the board in the pool alcove. You can sign up
anytime, however, if you sign in the first foursome spot
Players, come on out! On Monday nights @ you are the designated driver for that day and should
6:30PM we play EUCHRE in the GOLD Room. pick up those playing in your foursome.
Last Monday there were 3 tables of players. Green fees are paid at the course when you sign in.
WINNERS WERE If you have questions or concerns feel free to contact
WOMEN: 1st Mary Abell, 2nd Betty Wilcoxon me.
Tuesday December 28 , the weather a little
MEN: 1st Emil Schoop, 2nd Wayne
cool but little wind made for a very pleasant day.
Carlson. Scores again were pretty good. Team winners:
Bring a quarter and join us for an evening of Larry Stephenson and Hugh Neideffer took 1
fun. place with plus four, Bill Link and Dale Fosjord at
Carol & Keith Hayden, SP#455 plus 1 took 2 and Homer Thomas and Joe
Burkhardt at minus 1 grabbed 3 place.
FAXES Individual scoring was pretty good – Don
All incoming and outgoing Yadlosky had 74, Larry Stephenson shot 77 and
Faxes for the residents of Pete Cordes rounded out the 70 shooters with 79.
Rock Shadows must go John Pestal shot his age 82, Bill Link, Al Frey
Through the Activity Office. and Homer Thomas also had 82‟s but I don‟t think
(480-982-9354) $1.00 per sheet. they were close to their ages.
(cover Sheet is free) Weather forecast for next week is a little iffy,
lets hope it turns out better than they are
FOOD BANK Hope everyone has a great New Year.
Please do continue to remember
to help the food bank through the holidays and Don Yadlosky, Coordinator, SP#353
the winter month’s as the needs are never (671-9427)
Nonperishable foods of all kinds and GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP
household paper goods may be left in the SUNDAY 8:30AM – REC. Hall
“FOOD BANK” box in the back of the hall at any Everyone is invited to the
time. Items or monetary donations may be left nondenominational service each Sunday
with anyone of us on the committee. morning in the main hall at 8:30AM.
Doris Matson, SP#243 (486-671-5780) This past Sunday Oz & Lil Hamilton greeted
Hazel Persels, SP#750 each one as they entered the service.
Joy Reynolds, SP#821 (602-585-9252 George Branstad gave the call to worship
and the opening prayer. George also thanked
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those who helped put on the Christmas Eve Tuesday, January 4, we host Tower Point here
service. He then announced that Bible study in the park.
starts Jan 6 at 7:00PM in the GOLD Room with Lawrence Abell, SP#947
Bill Link, leading.
Bob Carnahan lit the Christ candle as Pat JAM SESSION
Carnahan read from the book of Isaiah. SATURDAY, 12:30 – 3:00PM – REC. Hall
The congregation sang “Wonderful Words of NO JAM ON JAN. 1ST, NEXT JAM ON JAN.
Life”, “Joy to the World” & “O come, All Ye 8TH
Faithful” with Bev Galloway leading the singing Lunch for sale (chili, hot dogs, nacho‟s) Come out
and Wally Friesen accompanying on his guitar. and enjoy local music. We serve cookies, bars, coffee
Praise & Prayer was given by Lois Jung. and lemonade at the intermission. We would appreciate
donations of cookies and bars.
Special music was provided by Wally Thank you.
Friesen. He played his guitar and sang “ I Ginny Mady, SP#852
Know Who Holds Tomorrow”.
Chris Baker gave the message for the day.
Simplicity will bring your life joy and balance.
Desire one thing – Purity of Heart. He stressed
Matthew 7: 7 - 8.
The service ended with the congregation
JAM SESSION, GOSPEL
singing “Silent Night”.
SUNDAY – REC. HALL 7:00 – 9:00PM
Coffee fellowship followed the service.
See you next Sunday Jan. 2, 2011/Jan. 23, 2011/Feb. 6, 2011/Mar.
Shirley Bowden, SP#354 - Reporter 13, 2011/Mar. 27, 2011.
Wally Friesen (480-982-5942)
MONDAY – FRIDAY, REC. Hall 8:30-9:00AM
Are you making New Year‟s resolutions? Lose
FRIDAY Weight, feel better, better mobility.
9:30 – 11:00AM Hamilton Room If this is your goal or if you just want to enjoy some
Friday, December 24, Healthy Eating members time with a great group, Jazzercise will be a help.
took time from the holiday preparations to weigh Thanks to all for the very nice Christmas gift. It is
in for a loss of 8.6 lbs!
Vi Matlick (983-5176) & Sandy Walsh
Weigh-ins will be available Friday, Dec. 31
beginning at 9:15. Take a few minutes to stop by
to reinforce your weight loss goals for the new KNITTING
year. WEDNESDAY, COPPER Room1:00 – 4:00PM
Jill Barden, 455-9938, Ruth Klassen 623-698-
Come and enjoy an afternoon of knitting and
9186, Janey Hair 671-9711, Carol Frieson 982- camaraderie. Everyone is invited, beginners,
5942 intermediate and experienced. We have chosen some
excellent patters for all levels of experience. Come and
HORSESHOE LEAGUE see and try.
Bring the work you are working on, if you are having
Rock Shadows Horseshoe Club hosted problems there should be someone here who can help
Good Life Park on Tuesday, 28 you out. We have patterns to work on for charity if you
December. The results were very good for us. are so inclined. This is a fun afternoon for anyone with
We won the Singles 17 to 5 and in the Doubles a love for knitting or who wants to learn to knit.
we won 5 to 4. Joy Abbs, SP#460 (480-289-9247)
Highlights for Rock Shadows in the Singles
were Russ Kaplan 3 – 0, Ken Relitz 3 – 0, Karl LAUNDRY
Hansen 2 – 0, Keith Flockhart 2 – 1, Lawrence LAUNDRY FACILITIES ARE FOR
Abell 2 – 1, Ralph Stephens 2 – 1, Bud Ebbers 1 ROCK SHADOWS RESIDENT ONLY!
– 1 and Lloyd Wilcoxson 1 – 1. In the Doubles The WEB machine located in the Office
Bud Ebbers and Lloyd Wilcoxson had 2 wins. Lobby hours: Mon – Fri 9:00AM-
4:00PM, Sat 9:00AM – 1:00PM
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Republic newspaper. When you contact me to get your
paper started each season.
LINE DANCING My Mother, Phillis Sherwood continues to benefit
MONDAYS – REC. Hall from your loyalty. Bert & Phillis started here in rock
3:00 – 4:00PM. Bring $1.00 Shadows, 25 years ago! At 89 years old, mom
and your dancing feet. continues to own the contract!
Please visit me at SP#307 or call me (early) to start
Jan, SP#704 (480-982-1562) your delivery the next day, at the lowest prices
MAH JONG Greg Sherwood, SP#307 (288-9872)
MONDAY 1:00PM – AGATE Room
Gletha (982-7140) NOTICES
MEDI-FILE WILL BE SERVICING ROCK SHADOWS
Important information for responding emergency ON A REGULAR BASIS, LOOK FOR START
personnel. ACO has the necessary forms/holders. DATE ON BULLETIN BOARD OR IN
MITTENS – MITTENS - MITTENS
Ruth Freeborn, SP#1064 Just a wee note to inform newcomers and
visitors to the park about the citrus trees here in
MONDAY COFFEE the Park. THEY DO NOT BELONG TO THE
MONDAY JAN 3rd @ 9:30AM PARK. These trees and have been bought and
REC. Hall paid for by the people who live on the lots where
SPONSOR: HORSESHOE the citrus trees grow. They have lovingly
ENTERTAINMENT: Ken Noble planted, fertilized and cared for these trees for a
Bring some $$ for drawings. number of years at considerable expense.
SPEAKER: MASA (Medical Air Owners would appreciate it if you do not pick the
Services Association). Info includes benefits, fruit. If you would like some, go to the door and
such as ground and helicopter ambulances. ask. Some people give away all or most of the
Transport to special care and much more. fruit grown but others like to enjoy the fruits of
their labors for themselves and their families.
MONDAY NIGHT CHOIR Some put the fruit out in front of their units so
MONDAY – GOLD Room – 4:00PM you can help yourself. I would hate to see
The Monday Night Chorus choir practices in the someone cut down another citrus tree because
GOLD Room at 4:00PM on Mondays. We will begin the somebody helped themselves to fruit that was
season rehearsals on JANUARY 3, 2011. not theirs to pick. We hope you enjoy our park
Music varies from year to year with a well rounded
selection of Choral Music. Standard Choir Works, as much as we do and we welcome you all here
Show tunes, Popular tunes of different time frames are to Rock Shadows.
all sung in three part harmony. A Citrus Lover
It is not necessary to read music to enjoy being a
part of this group.
Roy Bowden, SP#354 (288-0385) 1 set of steps for sale, lot #838
480-399-3863 – Larry $150.00
MORNING AQUASIZE Wanted a HIGH CHAIR
Does anyone in the park have a high chair that I
MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 – 9:00AM
Welcome to all interested people both new and could rent or borrow? I need it for Jan 6 to 13,
former exerciser‟s as we join for a great hour of fun for a 1 year old.
and exercise. Thanks.
For more information call: Penny Swanson, #346 or call 480-474-9065
Grace Lunt, SP#905 (288-7337) _____________________________________
NEWSPAPER SUBSCRIPTIONS Is there anyone in our park that plays the
Rock Shadows neighbor‟s, thank you so much for piano and could play for our Thursday Morning
allowing me to start your subscriptions to the Arizona Chorus?
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Please contact Bobbie Johnson @ 480-983- 1997 Traveleze Park Model for sale. Very good
3983 or Roy Bowden @ 354-288-0385 condition, furnished. 8 x 38 w/2 popouts. SP#561.
$3,600.00 or OBO
HAIR, PERMS, PEDICURES Inquire @ SP#647 or call 480-288-2489
22 YEARS EXPERIENCE
Need your hair done? Will come to your place. CONSTITUTION BASIC CLASS
Cut, Shampoo Sets, Perms and pedicures. NEED TO FIND THOSE WHO ARE
Connie SP#1220 (303-523-7702) INTERESTED. Come and get acquainted with
BICYCLE REPAIR our US Constitution. Sharon Krey will
Pat Wilcox, SP#1141 (941-345-6050) introduce the US Constitution in a unique way.
HANDYMAN FOR HIRE More information will be posted. Contact
Marshall Matijevich, SP#229 (608-295-5213) Sharon Krey, SP#1148 (253-376-4525).
Fully Insured, 45 years experience. Not a FOR SALE
Licensed Contractor. Sofa bed – neutral tones, nice condition.
PERSONAL PRINTING SP#1034 (671-4523)
I am available for all your personal printing FOR SALE
needs. Business/calling cards, labels, letters etc. Octagon Kitchen Table, Medium Oak with glass
I do have a fax machine at my unit. top. Four brown chairs on rollers.
See me at SP#346 or at the Bazaar. Merry SP#610 (480-983-0559)
Christmas! FOR SALE
Penny Swanson (480-474-9065) New Toaster Oven, asking $20.00 (paid $39.95)
Master Trainer/Fitness Instructor ERIC MEIIER SP# 1220, Connie 303-523-7702
Will be in the EXERCISE Room the 2nd & 4th
Thursday @ 11:30AM
Movie Camera (medium size), only used couple
Once again this year we are collecting
UNOPENED bottles of shampoo, lotions, etc.,
of times, selling for $85.00 (paid $189.95)
from Hotels and Motels to be given to the Crises SP# 1220, Connie 303-523-7702
Abuse Center. If we are not home, please leave SWEDISH WEAVING
them on our patio table. INTERESTED? Last season several people
Thank you and God Bless. asked me about teaching a class of Swedish
Ralph & Mary Jane Hagen, SP#805 Weaving. If anyone is still interested see me at:
ICE for sale (7# bag), located on Pool Patio. SP#521 or call 602-459-9354. Ardis Relitz
$1.00 per bag, pay in Activity Office. FOR YOUR INFORMATION
RN DIABETIC FOOT CARE
Pedicures. I come to your house. Nail Polish and I received an update on Mildred Jones Jackson
foot massage. from her son, Art. She is holding her own. Good
Call Carol (cell) 701-730-6024. Will do vitamin and bad days, but generally happy with her home.
injections and dressing changes. There are 2 pictures on the picture board in
hall-way (located near the restrooms, off Rec.
Hall. Many of the old timers knew her as she was
very active in the park. She loves getting mail, so
Stop by or call after 3:00PM on weekdays, call here is her address:
anytime on weekends. Mildred Jones- Jackson
Becky, SP#1044 (989-820-0293) % Hilltop Care Center
1812 Zenith Ave.
Spirit Lake, IA 51380
Hair on wheels Gene Lingenfelter, SP#428
814-594-4337. 43 years experience
WOULD LIKE TO BUY
Jack or Daphne, SP#452, 403-304-4966
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LOST & FOUND PET GROOMING
At last weeks Bowling Party someone left a
small pyrex dish that had salsa in it, if it is yours,
I have it. Barb, the secretary at SP#952 or call
MONDAY 9:00AM – 12:OOPM
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY 9:00AM – 4:30PM
FRIDAY 9:00AM – 12:00PM
WELCOME BACK! We are ready to start sewing. Open WWW.APACHETAILSPETSALON.COM
sewing is for anyone with any project. Meeting dates (Check WEB site for coupons, pricing, services)
and times are listed above.
Any questions, please call:
Ardis Relitz, SP#521 (602-459-9354) PET OWNERS
Linda Flood, SP#838 (480-399-3917)
PLEASE pick-up after your pets,
PAYMENTS please walk your pet in the designated area.
The accepted forms of payment in our office
are VISA, MASTER CARD, AND PERSONAL
CHECKS. If paying your utility bill with cash,
bring the exact amount.
PARKING PIN PUSHERS (Bowlers Corner)
PLEASE don’t park on vacant WEDNESDAY 12:30PM
Lots! You can be charged space MESA EAST BOWLING LANES
Rent. Plus, we need to park Happy Belated Christmas, hope
Incoming RV.’s. everyone’s was good. A Happy Happy New
Year to everyone and all.
Low Average – good scores this week. Bob
PARTY BRIDGE (SUN/WED)
Watson 159, Irene Ouse 142, Gary Willoughby
WEDNESDAY 6:30PM – AGATE Room 139, Jill Barden and Carl Halti each had 131,
We are playing bridge on Wednesdays and Sundays
in the AGATE Room. Please give either of us a call and Mary ann Farr had (2) 127, Susan Willoughby
leave your local phone number and space number. 126.
Please sign your name and space on the sign up sheet GALS: Jan Harris 198, Linda Cordes 193, Sandy
on the Bulleting Board. Walsh 183, Katie Yadlosky 180, Shirley Watson
We play Wednesday at 6:30PM and Sunday at
6:30PM. All levels of players are welcome as we are a 179, Joan Jorgenson 178, Alfrieda Dornbush
fun group. 173, Darlene Johnson 172, Bev Klum 166 (sub)
BRIDGE HAS BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL Shirley Bowden and Sally Cullimore each had
WED. JAN 5. 165, Mary Pludeman 162, Barb Jordan 159,
Irv Swanson, SP#346 (480-474-9065) Ruth Klassen 156, Cookie Irwin 155.
Flo Young, SP#846 (515-371-7329) SPLITS: Barb Jordan had quite a day, she
picked up the 6-10-7 in the 2nd game and in the
PARTY BRIDGE (FRIDAY) 3rd game, she again picked up the 6-7 GREAT.
FRIDAY 1:00PM – AGATE ROOM Shirley Watson, Bev Klum, Tom Larsh, Jim
Gletha (982-7140) Carroll, Nancy Ecker, Colleen Mackin each all
picked up 3-10’s, Larry Watson and George
Schuman each did a 2-7, Joe Burkhardt and
(sub) Ruth Fisher each did a 5-6, Richard
Roberts and Jill Barden each did a 5-10, Kit
Carstens 3-7, Cookie Irwin 6-8, Pat Carnahan 3-
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4-6-10, Katie Yadlosky 5-6-10, Roy Bowden 5-7- PLUMBING
8, George Dayne 2-7 & 3-10. Keep up the good
work on splits and writing them all down, they
count towards your score.
GUYS: Ken Krinke 232/563, Dennis Morgan
224/585, Jimmie Carroll 217/595, Paul Walsh
217/586, Kit Carstens 213/604, Larry Watson
213/555, Del Dvorak 215/604, Dan Sawers 215,
Pete Cordes 211/581, Jim Barden 206/546,
Merle Pludeman and Joe Burkhardt each had
192, Bill Harris 192/520, Al Frey 194/543, Roy
Bowden 177, Ron Wentz 176, Eldon Johnson
174, Tom Larsh 172.
Barb Jordan, Sec. SP#952 (983-2016)
THURSDAY 6:30PM – HAMILTON Room
Gletha (982-7140) & Ione (982-1324)
WEDNESDAY & SUNDAY 6:15PM PORCELAIN CHINA PAINTING
GOLD Room We hope everyone has a Blessed Christmas
FRIDAY 6:15PM – COMPUTER Hall with Peace, Grace and Hope for the New Year.
Double Deck is a great game, which requires some Starting in the New Year we will again be
easy math and is a great way to „prolong‟ the arrival of holding lessons for my faithful students who
Dementia. There are never enough arrivals after
6:15PM to fill the tables, so please arrive before enjoy the ancient art of china painting. It is called
6:15PM. that because it originated in the country of China
For further information see John Smrek at SP#352 or over 2000 years ago.
call 671-7366. We have a handout you could pick up in If anyone is new but interested in learning I
advance. We switch partners 5 times during the
evening. Great socialization.
have all supplies for the first session including
John Smrek, SP#352 (671-7366) paints, oil, brushes and pieces to paint.
Bring a notebook, pen or pencil, scissors and
scotch tape and I will teach you step by step.
This art is open to men as well as women, and
TUESDAY 9:00 – 11:30AM AGATE Room there have been some.
Class is on Tuesday, Jan. 4th from 9:00 – Though plates are something flat to begin
11:30AM in the AGATE Room. We’re going to with, there are many other pieces that can be
start an old fashioned stove tissue box. Bring painted for collector’s items such as baby gifts,
yarn needle, black yarn, 1 sheet of 7 count bells, cups & saucers, and numerous other
colored plastic canvas, and 2 sheets of 7 count items on which to paint.
clear plastic. Classes begin at my studio at #613 on
Any questions, call or stop by. Monday or Wednesday from 9:00 to 11:00AM.
Barb Jordan, SP#952 (983-2016) My phone number is 480-474-9176.
I will be happy to answer questions.
Instructor Helen Blunk, SP#613
600 S. IDAHO RD., # LOT
APACHE JUNCTION, AZ. 85119-5249
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Post Office has a card addressed to RENT/SALE
“GRANDPA” from Jennifer M. Cralfield 6233 If you rent or sell your home, the
W. 60th Ave. #303 Arvana, CO 80003. prospective buyer needs to be pre-approved by
CARD TO: “Granny&Grandpa Ray the Office (before they can take occupancy) NO
From: Melissa & Garrin Fuerst, Beausjour MB EXCEPTIONS.
CHRIS & BOB SHIVELY RESTAURANT
From: 2903 12th St. W. Palmetto, FL 34221
Can be picked up at the window.
The Post Office staff thanks Ken Krinke, Merlin
Dornbush, Merle Pludeman and Paul Walsh for
delivering all of the packages on Christmas Eve day.
SATURDAY 9:45AM - PUTTING GREEN
The next Saturday morning putting will
be Saturday, JANUARY 8, 2011. Your hosts for
January 8th have not yet been determined but
come to the green for sign in at 9:45AM for a
10:00 start. ROCKCOMP.ORG. (Computer Club)
Bring a putter, marker and ball and expect a WEDNESDAY 9:30 – 11:00AM - REC Hall
fun time. www.rockcomp.org
Richard and Norma Lundeen, SP#1105 480-
983-4412 There was no meeting this week, but I
thought I would still write a little something.
QUEEN BEES HAMBURGER FEED I hope you all had a wonderful
The annual Queen Bees Hamburger feed is Christmas. I did. I spent it with my family as
Thursday, Jan. 20th from 4:30 – 6:00PM in the most of them live out here so there was about
REC. Hall. Tickets are pre-sale only. Ticket price twenty of us Christmas Eve at my sisters and
is $6.00. Tickets available at: the same amount Christmas Day at my nieces.
Shirley Bowden, SP#354 We all ate too much but loved it. The weather
Arlene Kaplan, SP#537 was just perfect. Not as nice back home in
Kathy Wilson, SP#964 Wisconsin.
Marcia Glason, SP#823 Speaking of Wisconsin, I will be cheering
Activity Office the Badgers on New Years Day watching the
Shirley Bowden, SP354 (288-0385) Rose Bowl. I sure hope they win.
Our weather forecast does not sound too
good. I will look forward to warmer weather next
RECYCLE SERVICE year.
We will be having our monthly business
TUESDAY & FRIDAY 7:00AM
meeting on Wednesday, January 5th at 9:30 am.
I hope everyone will be able to attend.
PLASTIC: Binders, Bottles, Cups, Flatware,
At this time I want to thank everyone who
Garbage Bags (empty), Milk Containers,
volunteers their time to our computer club. You
all know who you are.
PAPER: Cardboard, Newspapers, Magazines,
I sincerely wish everyone a Very Happy
Catalogs, Phone Books, Junk Mail, Bingo Cards,
and Healthy New Year.
Paper Bags, Pizza & Schwans, Cereal Boxes.
See you all next year.
Place items (separated) at the end of your
Pat Mueller, SP#1024 (480.671.9501)
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ROCK SHADOWS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
PLEASE, IF YOU HAVE RV REPAIR
ARTICLE’S HAVE IT
SUBMITTED BY NOON
PLEASE, PLEASE! IF YOU NEED COPIES DO
SO ANYDAY OTHER THAN THURSDAY‟S.
THAT IS PRINT DAY AND BOTH MACHINES
ARE BEING UTILIZED. APPRECIATE YOUR
Thanks to all who supported us for the
Monday 50/50. We hope the winners of the rock SHUFFLEBOARD
prizes were pleased with them. Thanks also to
the people who work in the rock shop (& friends) Bob Kucharczyk, SP#759
for the prize donations of their work.
The Rock Shop is open and we are cutting SHUTTLE
rock. The shop is open 9:00 to Noon on Mon,
Tues, Thurs & Fri. The cost is $1.00 per hour
and the cost of cutting is 25 per lineal inch.
Hands on training and advice is now
available. We will be glad to see all the old faces
and welcome new ones as well. Remember this
is a unisex hobby so both guys & gals are
welcome. Bob will have the coffee pot going.
We will be CLOSED for the holidays. OPEN
on JANUARY 3, 2011. If you need to do (480-982-9767)
anything during this period of time please SINGLES
contact one of the monitors. WEDNESDAY 9:30 – 11:30AM GOLD Room
Merry Christmas to all from the Rock Shop! FRIDAY 6:00 – 10:00PM GOLD Room
Bob Carrig, SP#760 (402-270-3353) Singles met at the GOLD Room at 9:30AM.
Herb Price, SP#637 (515-490-7433) Several cards of correspondence were read
Irv Swanson, SP#346 (480-474-9065) from former members. The Treasurer report was
given by Vi Matlick.
ROUND DANCING Remember to bring food next Wed. for the
TUESDAY, REC. HALL 1:00 – 4:00PM Food Bank.
New Year’s Eve party on the 31st, will be
RV POWER WASH snacks, brought by all. Party starts at 6:30PM.
Bus will be going to Globe on Jan. 4, 2011.
Bus will be leaving at 9:00AM.
Sally Van Zandt gave a list of some of the
things going on at Apache High School.
Lunch today will be at Arby’s at 11:00AM.
WE INVITE ALL SINGLES TO JOIN US.
Betty J. Wilcoxon, Sec. (480-288-2191)
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STAIN GLASS God Bless you all. Merry Christmas
Fran Link, director, SP#721 (474-8230)
We will not start until after JAN. 1, 2011. Any
questions call or stop by.
THURSDAY PM QUILTING & SEWING
Gordon & Sandra Goff, SP#432 (982-6202)
THURSDAY 1:00 – 4:30PM – COPPER
We are working on a variety of projects.
THANK YOU „S
Come join us.
Jeanette Kucharczyk, SP#759
(480-982-5698) Or (906-235-1695)
Many thanks to Bob & Joette Thomas for the time
they spent bringing Christmas music to all of us in the
Park. I think your “Mule” brought joy to many of us and JAN. 6TH THURSDAY – CHRISTMAS EVE
to our Christmas visitors. You did us all a great
service. Thank you. REC. HALL @ 5:00PM
The #346 coffee crew. BYOB, covered dish and table service
Coffee and tea will be provided.
Last year we had a grand time, sharing stories,
We would like to “THANK” everybody for the songs, ethnic foods.
cookies, gifts, (and hugs & kisses )and all the “Thank- We planned the “GET TOGETHER” when we heard of
you’s” we received while doing the Christmas music, those who celebrated JAN 7 CHRISTMAS. Ukranian,
we love to do. Amer. Carpatho-Russian, Greek, Byzantine, etc. After,
We really appreciated all the “hand shakes” and others expressed interest in joining us.
sightseer’s too! Questions: Call Mary Smrek (480-671-7366) or cell#
Hope everyone had a good Christmas and have a (480-620-7065).
“Happy New Year”. JAN. 7TH FRIDAY – HALE THEATRE
Bob & Joette Thomas, SP#835
COMEDY BY JEREMY TROY (about 2
We would like to thank all of our many friends in the
park for the beautiful cards, food, visits, calls and most
lawyers) $20.00 pay in Activity Office.
of all your prayers. The good Lord is certainly listening JAN. 8th SATURDAY –
and Bill continues to improve. ISLAND/DANCE
We wish everyone a happy and healthy New Year. 7 – 10PM - $5.00
Bill & Sheilah Downey, SP#904
with KEVEN MOEN
THURSDAY MORNING CHORUS ______________________________________
THURSDAY 9:00AM – GOLD Room
Hello to all my faithful singers at Rock Shadows. It
is so good to be back here in the valley. It is time to
JAN. 29TH SATURDAY – GASLIGHT
begin practice for the spring concert, however, we THEATRE $40.00 (pay in Activity Office)
have a slight problem. The doctors have told me to
take it easy this winter. I no longer can sing and have
less energy. I am working on getting my strength back,
but that will take some time. NOW…I need your help!! I VEHICLE‟S
desperately need someone to direct our group this PLEASE OBSERVE SPEED
season. Roy did a wonderful job putting together the
Christmas Concert and I am most grateful. Roy already LIMIT. REMEMBER TO
has the responsibility of directing the Monday Mixed STOP WHERE POSTED.
Chorus as well as directing the chimes. I don‟t think it
would be fair for us to expect him to take on this
additional responsibility. We also need a piano player.
So what say you? Will anyone step forward to help
me? Let‟s meet on Thursday January 6 at 9:00AM in
the GOLD Room for a meet & greet session. I have faith
in you that someone will step forward and help keep Cut out being rude!
this group going.
With your prayers and mine, God may return my
voice and energy level so that I can take over next
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WALK AWAY POUNDS
MONDAY – FRIDAY 7:30 – 8:00AM REC.Hall
Come join my LOW IMPACT exercise program. The
exercise programs are 30 minutes will be done with a
DVD by Leslie Sansone. FOR INFORMATION:
Sharon Wilcox, SP#1141 (941-345-6049)
MONDAY-FRIDAY 10:00 – 11:00AM
Sandy Walsh, SP#1062
WHAT‟S COOKING CLUB
TUESDAY 10:00AM – 12:00PM REC.
THERE WILL BE NO MEETING
ON DECEMBER 28TH. NEXT MEETING
JANUARY 4, 2011.
Sharon Zellmer, Sec. SP#834 (608-269-2338)
MONDAY 1:00 – 4:00PM REC. Hall
John Young, SP#322
MONDAY - FRIDAY 9:00AM – 12:00PM
TUESDAY & THURSDAY 1:00 – 4:00PM
CLOSED UNTIL JANUARY 4, 2011
Art Hitchings, SP#412 (480-982-0785)
X‟LENT JOURNEY II
It is hard to imagine
(thank goodness for pictures)
the awesome beauty of this area
of the United States in the Fall.
I have never seen so many
Searching for place to park for a bit of time,
I was researching amenities offered. I am
definitely in the Northeast. Firewood, Laundry,
Mushing, Snowmobile, Snowshoe Trails available.
No offense intended, but SNOW is another 4
letter word to me.
Going to visit Elogene and Steve Weliever in St.
Johnsbury, VT. Talk about lovely people. Enjoyed
myself a lot. Very gracious host’s. Beautiful
country, I liked Delaware, New Hampshire, and
Vermont a bunch, could return there!
Intention is..head to upstate New York.
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