TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS
Blank forms are available at the Eagles Nest and Tuscany Falls front desks, the Activities Office, the Kare Bears house or for download pf PDF forms here:
Founders Award Nomination Form Exceptional Service Award Nomination Form
Completed forms may be dropped off at the Kare Bears House or mailed to:
Thelma Lindhorn, 14989 W Catalina Drive, Goodyear, AZ
The deadline for receipt of nominations is Tuesday, September 25th, 2018.
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!
Kare Bears Awards are Open for Nominations
Kare Bears has launched its nomination process for two annual awards - to identify PebbleCreek’s most active and deserving community volunteer, and also to honor the most active and deserving Kare Bears volunteer. The persons selected will be awarded the “Founders Award” and the Kare Bears prestigious “Exceptional Service Award” respectively, at the organization’s Annual Fall luncheon on November 14, 2018.
The 2018 Kare Bears Award Committee is asking clubs, organizations and individual residents to nominate deserving individuals who give freely of their time, talent and energy in making a difference in the betterment of our community. This is an opportunity to honor a volunteer and let our community thank an outstanding resident.
SUMMER are in effect at Kare Bears House
9 AM to Noon Monday through Friday
9 AM to Noon Saturdays
"NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS"
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Annual Fall Luncheon Coming Soon!
Kare Bears Presents: “Our Golden Harvest”
Linda Jo Orinski, Luncheon Chair
You are invited! So mark your calendars, as one of the most anticipated events for the Fall Season is taking place at our very own Tuscany Ballroom on November 14, 2018. This event is honoring our amazing volunteers and Friends of Kare Bears. We want you to join us and share in our celebrating the volunteers and donors like you, thanking you for all your time and friendship to Kare Bears.
As Chair for this luncheon, I am very pleased to share with you – one of the many highlights of the Event is the amazing raffle and auction items! We have added a new raffle this year ~ the 50-50 drawing. Some lucky Fall Luncheon attendees will be a winner of a very nice cash prize.
We will also be honored to present awards this year: the Founders Award, Friends of Kare Bears award and 4 Kare Bear awards. Doors & bar open at 10:30, giving you plenty of time to check out all the Raffle and Silent Auction items. Doors to the ballroom will be open at 11:00. Lunch will be served at 11:30 We will have volunteers direct you to your table ~ so make sure you keep your ticket in a safe place!
Price per ticket is $30 ~ you will receive 1 regular raffle ticket with each luncheon ticket you buy
Ticket Sales are at the Eagles Nest Kiosk: Your lunch choices this year are:
October 8th – 10 am to Noon Spinach Artichoke Crepes
October 11th - 8 am to 10 am Beef Bourguignon
October 16th 10 am to Noon Chicken Piccata
Join us in thanking all the amazing Volunteers and Friends of Kare Bears.
Mark your calendar for the ticket sale dates – there is Limited Seating!
Signup books for classes & tests are at the Eagles Nest Community Information near the Pro Shop
Visit the Upcoming Events page for more details on all these programs
PebbleCreek Kare Bears
|Award Nominations Deadline||Tuesday, September 25|
|September Presentation||Wednesday, September 26, 11:00||EN Ballroom|
|Abrazo Hospital Tour||Thursday, September 27, 10 AM||13677 McDowell|
|All About Medicare||Monday, October 8, 8:30 AM AM||TF Palermo Room|
|Comprehensive Wellness||Mon-Wed, October 15, 16, 17||Mobile Unit @ TF|
|AARP Safe Driving Class||Thursday, October 18, 8:30 AM||TF Capri Room|
|Flu / Pneumonia Shots||October 14, 18, 19, 24 mornings ||TF Ballroom 1|
|October Presentation||Wednesday, October 24, 11:00||EN Ballroom|
|Winter Hours @ KB House||Begin Thursday November 1||KB House|
|Fall Luncheon||Wednesday, November 14, 11:00||TF Ballroom|
|Comprehensive Wellness||Mon-Wed, November 19, 20, 21||Mobile Unit @ TF|
|Red Cross Blood Drive||Tuesday, November 20||TBA|
|UBS Blood Drive||Tuesday, November 27||TBA|
|No December Presentation|
EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AWARD
The Exceptional Service Award is presented annually by the Awards Committee to an outstanding Kare Bear volunteer.
The following are the qualifications required of nominee.
This award is open to all Kare Bear active volunteers except for current Board of Director members.
The person(s) receiving this award shall have volunteered with Kare Bears for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years.
This application shall include detailed information on the nominees’ Kare Bears activities, committees, special projects and/or special skills included in service performed by the nominee.
The recipients(s) of the Kare Bears Exceptional Service Award cannot receive the award more than once every five (5) years.
The Founders 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 and service qualities for any PebbleCreek organization(s) and/or in the nearby communities. Candidates need not be a Kare Bear volunteer to be eligible for nomination for this award.
The following are the qualifications required of nominee.
The individual must be a PebbleCreek resident.
The individual must have engaged in volunteer services that benefited residents of PebbleCreek and/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.