Clubs And Organizations


Democrats precinct committee meeting

The Gila County Democratic Party Precinct Committee meeting is at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 11 at the Reno Creek Family Restaurant in Tonto Basin (formerly called Mama Lou’s). 

Those attending will order Dutch treat meals after the meeting. 

Please plan to attend this very important meeting. Chairwoman Chris Tilley has an exciting agenda.  She will be sending it out before the event. If something needs to be added, contact her at (928) 468-9669 or (928) 517-2133. 

Narcotic Anonymous

Women who think they may have a problem with drugs, give yourself a break. There is a way out, with the help of other recovering women addicts in Narcotics Anonymous. We have been there.

Meetings in Payson are held at: noon, Mondays at 408 W. Main, #11 and at 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays at 408 W. Main, #11.

For more information, call: Patty, (928) 595-1570; Lora, (480) 309-3071; Susie, (928) 951-2442, or go online to the NA Web site, www.

Additional NA meetings in Payson are:

Monday, 5:30 p.m. – 408 W. Main (THIS MEETING NEEDS SUPPORT!)

Tuesday, 7 p.m. – 408 W. Main (entrance behind the building)

Wednesday, 7 p.m. – 408 W. Main (entrance behind the building)

Thursday, 7 p.m. – 107 E. Airline (Steps House, call (928) 468-6368 for directions)

Friday, 7 p.m. – 408 W. Main (entrance behind the building)

Saturday, 7 p.m. – 408 W. Main (entrance behind the building)

Sunday, 6:30 p.m. – 107 E. Airline (Steps House, call (928) 468-6368 for directions)

Before you use again, please call: Roy W., (928) 978-1072; Patty S., (928) 595-1570; Joel B., (928) 970-1527; or NA East Valley Area, (480) 897-4636. Write: From Discovery Into Recovery, Payson NA, P.O. Box 3052, Payson, AZ 85547 or go online to the NA Web site:

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays at the Rim Country Health & Retirement Community, 807 W. Longhorn Road, Payson. (After turning in driveway, turn right at first driveway. OA meets in the Community Room in the center of the facility’s apartment complex.)

Call the following members for information: Mary Jo, (928) 978-4663; Denise, (928) 978-3706; Nancy, (928) 472-7661; Ted, (928) 951-3362.

There are no dues or fees.

Garden Tour kick-off

The Rim Area Gardeners meet the second Monday of each month at the Church of Christ, 401 E. Tyler Parkway.

This month, Monday, June 13, there will be a special Garden Tour Kick-off Potluck dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Come and meet the owners of the gardens that will be featured on this year’s garden tour. Bring a dinner salad or dessert if possible. The public is invited.

Payson Raconteurs seeking new members

The Payson Raconteurs, a group of area writers, assemble at 6 p.m. every Monday in a private dining room in Tiny’s Restaurant. The members invite anyone with a passion to write stories, poetry, songs, etc. to join. Fun assignments are given that inspire creativity and participation is not required. Members read aloud their completed works and stories in progress.

This is a fun and relaxed group of writers. Come join the fun. No fees are required.

For further information, contact Janie Allen, facilitator, at (928) 472-3219.

Manifesting Abundance Group

The Manifesting Abundance Group meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness, 107 W. Wade Lane.

The group will focus and intend for all sorts of abundance — physical and emotional well being, joy in relationships, true love and financial security. Join and learn how to create what you desire. 

For more information please call, Nancy at (602) 793-7611.

Payson Area Singles

This group has no dues or elections. The Breakfast Bunch meets at 9 a.m. every Tuesday at Tiny’s Restaurant to visit and plan future activities like, bowling the first and third Monday at 10 a.m., the Elks Club 4 p.m. Sports Dinner the third Sunday of the month, plus excursions to Cliff Castle Casino in Camp Verde, movies, potlucks in members’ homes, picnics and fishing at Rim Lakes, beginning Pinochle, holiday events, the Concert Under the Stars series at Green Valley Park, joint activities with a Valley singles’ group, and Senior Circle luxury motor coach tours.

For more information, call Nadine at (928) 476-4659

Daily Word Readers

Anyone interested in studying Unity teachings is invited to join the newly forming ministry in the process of affiliation with Unity Worldwide Ministries.

Activities include: Course of Miracles Study Group, donation, Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. at My Sister’s Bakery & Deli, 1101 S. Beeline Highway, for information, call (928) 970-2490; Study Group reading and discussing Emilie Cady’s Lessons in Truth, Fridays 6 to 8 p.m, for location information, call (928) 478-6906; Prayer and Meditation Group, Thursdays 9:45 a.m., for location information, call (928) 468-2117; monthly first Saturday family hike, meet at the far east end of the parking lot near the Payson Athletic Club, 10 a.m; family and individual spiritual counseling, love offering, for information, call (936) 788-3181.

Democratic Women of Rim Country

The Democratic Women of Rim Country will meet Tuesday, June 14 at Tiny’s Restaurant. Enjoy fellowship and order food at 11:30 a.m., with the meeting starting at noon.

Randy Parraz, founder of Citizens for a Better Arizona, will be the guest speaker. He will be speaking about the Pearce recall efforts.

All women and men are invited. For more information, please call Jacqueline Delacruz at (928) 951-1934.

Woman’s Club issues invitation

The Payson Woman’s Club holds meetings at 1 p.m., the second Tuesday of each month. Prospective members are invited to attend. The next meeting is Tuesday, June 14.

The members of the club have been donating to the community for 90 years.

For more information, call President Sharron Shill (928) 476-3334. 

Friendship Bible Class meets each Tuesday

Friendship Bible Class, formerly Friendship Coffee, a non-denominational Bible study for women, meets at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at Uptown Espresso. All women in the community are invited.

For information, call Marilyn at (928) 474-6712.

Bridge winners announced

Winners at Tuesday Bridge Club June 7 were: Jerri Koch, first; Sue Chester, second; Bonnie Sheldon, third.

Play is at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Rim Country Health and Retirement Community. Area residents and guest are welcome.

Please call Marilyn Castleman at (928) 474-6134 for reservations and information.


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