PebbleCreek Kare Bears
Kare Bears Elects New Board of Directors
As part of the Kare Bears June 21 Annual Meeting, the following eight nominees were elected to lead the organization for the next two years:
President --- Teri Sellers
First VP ----- Joyce Van Ornam
Second VP -- Gladys Mabey
Secretary --- Roxie Forrest
Treasurer --- Debby Dennington
Programs Chair ----------- Linda Jo Orinski
Health & Wellness Chair -- Hilary Coltman
Communications Chair --- Stu Burge
The organization’s founder, Rayma Scalzo, serves as a permanent ex-officio member of the Board. All residents of PebbleCreek are members of Kare Bears and there are no membership dues. The basic function of the non-profit group is to support and assist residents who may be ill, physically
To make a nomination for the 2017 Founder's Service Award
The Resource Guide has been updated as of MARCH 17, 2017
Kare Bears is an organization of PebbleCreek volunteers concerned about the welfare of their neighbors within the community. The primary purpose of this organization is to assist and support residents who are ill or recuperating from illness, surgery or hospitalization. Everyone who lives in PebbleCreek is a member of Kare Bears!
SUMMER HOURS are in effect at Kare Bears House - May 1 through October 31
9 AM to Noon Monday through Friday
9 AM to Noon Saturdays
Search begins for PebbleCreek’s #1 Volunteer
The Kare Bears organization has launched its annual nomination process to identify and honor PebbleCreek’s most active and deserving volunteer. The person who is selected will be awarded the Kare Bears prestigious Founder’s Award at the organization’s November 8 awards luncheon.
The Founder’s Award was established in 2001 to honor Kare Bears founder, Rayma Scalzo. Each year the award is presented to the resident/volunteer who has demonstrated distinctive leadership and service qualities for any PebbleCreek organization(s) and/or in the surrounding communities. Candidates need not be a Kare Bears volunteer to be eligible for nomination.
The 2017 Awards Committee, headed by Thelma Lindhorn, is inviting clubs, organizations, and individual residents to nominate deserving men or women who have given their time, talent, and energy to the betterment of PebbleCreek and surrounding communities. This is a unique opportunity to honor a volunteer you know and allow the entire community to pay tribute to their unselfish efforts.
The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, September 15.
Here are the qualifications required of nominees:
- The individual must be a PebbleCreek resident.
- The person must have engaged in volunteer services that benefited residents of - - PebbleCreek or nearby communities in the current year, with additional consideration given for past years of volunteer service.
- The award may not be presented to the same person more than once.
The nomination process is as follows:
Blank nomination forms are available at both Eagle’s Nest and Tuscany Falls front desks, the Activities Office, the Kare Bears House or below at this web site
Completed forms may be dropped off at the Kare Bears House or mailed to: Kare Bears Founders Award, 15383 W. Cheery Lynn Road, Goodyear, AZ 85395 or mailed directly to Thelma Lindhorn at 14989 W. Catalina Dr., Goodyear, AZ 85395. In addition, completed form can be e-mailed to Thelma at email@example.com
When completing the nomination form, please provide as much information as possible about the nominee, including type of service, nature of service, beneficiary(ies) of service, amount of time devoted to volunteering and other relevant information that provides a complete and accurate picture of the person’s ongoing volunteerism. Also be sure to include the name of the person(s), club or organization submitting the nomination.
Deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, September 15.
Nominators, nominees and all PebbleCreek residents are invited to attend the gala Awards Presentation Luncheon scheduled for Wednesday, November 8 in the Tuscany Falls Ballroom. Ticket information will be available soon.
|'Vial of Life' Presentation||Tuesday, September 5; 9-11||TF Milan Room|
|Odyssey Hearing Tests||Friday, September 8; 8-12||TF Palermo Room|
|Medicare Seminar||Monday, September 11; 8-12||TF Chianti Room|
|'Successful Aging in Place'||Tuesday, September 12; 9-11||TF Milan Room|
|'Balancing Your Fall Risk'||Tuesday, September 19; 9-11||TF Milan Room|
|Abrazo West Tour ||Thursday, September 21; 10 AM||13677 W. McDowell Road|
|'Memory Care / Dementia Services||Tuesday, September 26; 9-11||TF Milan Room|
|Monthly Presentation ||Wednesday, September 27, 11 AM||EN Ballroom|
|Mobile Wellness Unit||Mon-Wed, October 2, 3, 4; 8-4||EN Parking Lot|
|'Inflammation & Nutrition Linked'||Tuesday, October 3; 9-11||TF Milan Room|
|UBS Blood Drive||Tuesday, October 10; 8:30-12:15||EN Palm Room|
|'Meditation is More Than You Think'||Tuesday, October 10; 9-11||TF Milan Room|
|Flu / Pneumonia Shots||Thursday, October 12, 8-1||TF Ballroom 3|
|Flu / Pneumonia Shots||Monday, October 16, 8-1||TF Ballroom 3|
|Abrazo West Tour||Thursday, October 19; 10 AM||13677 W. McDowell Road|
|Mobile Wellness Unit||Mon-Wed, October 16, 17, 18; 8-4||EN Parking Lot|
|Flu / Pneumonia Shots||Thursday, October 19; 8-1||TF Ballroom 3|
|Hearing Tests||Friday, October 20; 10-12||TF Milan Room|
|Skin Cancer Screening||Saturday, October 21; 9-4||TF Sienna Room|
|Monthly Presentation||Wednesday, October 25, 11 AM||EN Ballroom|
|Flu / Pneumonia Shots||Wednesday, October 25; 8-1||TF Ballroom 3|
|AARP Safe Driving Class||Wednesday, October 25; 8-12||TF Milan Room|
|AED / CPR Training||Friday, October 27; 8:30-11:30 $30||TF Chianti Room|
|Annual Luncheon||Tuesday, November 8||Tuscany Falls|
|Mobile Wellness Unit||Mon-Wed, November 13, 14, 15 8-4||EN Parking Lot|
|Abrazo West Tour||Thursday, November 16; 10 AM||13677 W. McDowell Road|
|Mobile Wellness Unit||Mon-Wed, November 20, 21, 22; 8-4||EN Parking Lot|
|Holiday Program||Wednesday, December 13||EN Ballroom|
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