Fourth Of July Celebration At Landmark

CHRISTOPHER CREEK

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The monsoons are upon us and it's really nice to have all that cloud build up in the afternoon. Let's hope for lots of rain and no lightning.

Remember to be extremely careful when you are outside, and make sure to stay out of the closed areas. Fines are extremely high.

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This photograph would suggest that some people in Christopher Creek are laid back and sometimes don't have anything to do. As you approach Christopher Creek at milepost 273 on the left hand side of the road on the new highway 260, you will see a tree that is shaped like a person from behind. Someone put a very large pair of blue jeans on this tree to look like it is wearing pants.

Don't forget the 4th of July celebration at the Landmark all that weekend. They will have music all weekend and plenty of things to do.

If you have children and you want them to have fun, starting Monday, July 5 Vacation Bible School starts at the Christopher Creek Bible Church and it will run from 9 a.m. to noon, July 9. If you have children who would like to attend you can call Teresa Purtee at (928) 478-4337. If you bake, they could use some cookies for the children. You can call Rita Quay at (928) 478-4854. It is a great time for kids and a good way for them to learn something good.

There will be a 4th of July potluck at the Christopher Creek Bible Fellowship Church Sunday after services. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Saturday, July 10 from 9 a.m. to noon, someone will be at the Christopher/Kohl's Fire Department from the University of Arizona to talk to the public about firewise, bark beetle problems and grants that may be available for homeowners for cleanup. The Red Cross also will be on hand to talk about how we would get in or out if there ever were an evacuation.

Mountain Meadows Ranch in Christopher Creek will be having a Faith Adventure Camp for children who have finished second through sixth grades. Boy's Week is July 11 to 17 and girl's week July 18 to 24.

For more information, call (480) 838-6559.

Don't forget Bingo every Saturday at 7 p.m. at the fire hall in Christopher Creek. Come and meet your neighbors.

The winners of the ladies 9-Ball tournament Tuesday night are first place, Phyllis Mullin; second place, Michelle Grundy; and third place, Mary Lou Wade. Congratulations, ladies.

July birthdays

Happy birthday to the following Christopher Creek residents:

Barbara Wheeler (July 3); Don Rhodes (July 8); Patty Boeshling (July 9); Travis Kilbourne (July 11); Debbie Aschbrenner, Doris Berg and Bianca Malmin (July 25); Duane Malmin and Rebecca Jones, (July 29); and Steve Sundra (July 30).

The Firebelles want to thank everyone who donated their treasures to the garage sale. It was a success due to you and everyone that bought your treasures.

Christopher Creek Homeowners Association wants everyone to conserve water by fixing leaking faucets and toilets. President Gary Anderson said that Ace Hardware in Payson has free green pills to put in your toilet to detect leaks.

The other two lanes of Highway 260 are targeted for construction by June 30.

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