Clubs And Organizations


TOPS #527

TOPS AZ #527 meets from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday at the Mogollon Health Alliance Auxiliary Activity Center, 308 E. Aero Drive, Payson.

For information, contact Janet Longbotham at (928) 474-9898.

New Hope Grief Support Group

The New Hope Grief Support Group is for those who have lost a spouse. It meets from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Senior Circle, 215 N. Beeline Highway, Payson. For more information, call (928) 472-9290.

Healthy Lifestyle

Discover how to live a stress-free life, choose the most nutritional foods, incorporate exercise into the day and experience greater health God’s way. Come to Uptown Espresso, 612 N. Beeline, Payson at 4 p.m. each Wednesday. For more information, call (928) 478-7166.

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers meets at 5 p.m. every Wednesday at the Masonic Lodge, 200 E. Rancho Road.

For further information, call 1-800-651-6000.

Rim Country Cowboy Church

The Rim Country Cowboy Church meets at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at Star Valley Baptist Church, 4180 E. Highway 260, Star Valley. The service includes live music by the Country Gospel Misfits. For more information, call (928) 474-5557.


The Nar-Anon Family Groups is a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else’s addiction. As a Twelve-Step Program, it offers help by sharing experiences, strength and hope.

It is designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend. Nar-Anon’s program of recovery uses Nar-Anon’s Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. The only requirement to be a member and attend Nar-Anon meetings is that there is a problem with drugs or addiction in a relative or friend. Nar-Anon is not affiliated with any other organization or outside entity.

In Payson, meetings are at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday at 408 W. Main St., Suite 11 (around the back of the building). For more information, call Maxine at (602) 568-8747.

Democrats meet

The Democratic Club of Northern Gila County will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 15 at the Payson Public Library meeting room located at 328 N. McLane Road.

The guest speaker will be Jack and/or Barbara Gooch who are affiliated with Katie’s Closet. They gather clothes for needy K-12 students. They will be reviewing the accomplishments of their organization and plans for the future. They will also review how we can help them.

There will be reports from each of our officers and leaders of our Women’s Club and Gila County Democrats.

Membership annual dues are only $5 and can be paid at this meeting. Membership is required to vote on club business.

Everyone is invited. For more information, call president Jerry Foster (928) 978-4031 or Vice President Cindy Backes (928) 595-2810 or go online to www.gila

TOPS #373

TOPS Chapter 373 meets at Shilow Christian Fellowship Hall, 502 E. Rancho Road every Thursday. Weigh-in starts at 7:20 a.m., with the meeting at 8:30 a.m.

For more information, contact Ilona Swenson at (928) 472-3331.

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: Prayer and Meditation Group, Thursdays 9:45 a.m., for location information, call (928) 468-2117; Study Group reading and discussing Emilie Cady’s Lessons in Truth, Fridays 6 to 8 p.m, for location information, call (928) 478-6906; family and individual spiritual counseling, love offering, for information, call (936) 788-3181.

Garrett Retirees

Rim Country Garrett Retirees will meet Thursday, June 16 at Tiny’s. Social hour begins at 11 a.m. with lunch from the menu served at noon. Friends and Honeywell retirees are welcome. For more information, call Merie at (928) 474-6011.

Payson Tea Party

The Payson Tea Party meets every Thursday night (except holidays) at Tiny’s Family Restaurant, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. There are great speakers and/or great interaction each week on local, state and federal issues. All are welcome. Call (928) 468-1131 for more information.

Scripture study

A non-denominational, in-depth expository scripture study is held at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Uptown Espresso, 612 N. Beeline Highway, Payson.

The group is currently studying through the Gospel of John.

For more information, call Chris at (928) 474-3618.

Rim Country Friends of Ferals

Rim Country Friends of Ferals (formerly Payson Friends of Ferals) announces an organizational meeting for the purpose of establishing bylaws and electing officers at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, June 16 at Twin Lakes Mobile Home Park Community Room, 902 E. Granite Dells Road. All interested friends of the area’s successful feral cat program are invited. Call Lisa Boyle, (928) 474-1836, with questions.

Sons of the American Revolution meet June 18

The Rim Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will meet at Tiny’s Restaurant at 8 a.m., Saturday, June 18.

Anyone interested in tracing their ancestors back to the American Revolution please contact John Munro at (928) 468-6220.

Archaeological Society

The Rim Country Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society meets the third Saturday of each month at the Church of the Holy Nativity at the corner of Bradley Dr. and Easy St. at 10 a.m.

This Saturday, June 18, will mark the last regular meeting before a brief summer break. This month’s lecturer is Allen Dart, a professional archaeologist working in Arizona and New Mexico since 1975. Dart’s presentation is titled Southwestern Rock Calendars and Ancient Time Pieces.

This presentation is organized in conjunction with the Arizona Humanities Council. The chapter welcomes nonmembers to attend the program.


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