Clubs And Organizations


Unity of Payson

Michelle Abraham, with Unity of Phoenix, will help present Unity of Payson’s Sunday, June 10 program. The program is part 1 of a 2-part series of “Modeling the Unity Principles.”

Sunday services are at 10 a.m. at Central AZ Board of Realtors, 600 E. Highway 260, Suite 14, next to Tiny’s Restaurant.

For more information, see the Web site at or call (928) 478-8515.

Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness

Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness members will have a meeting to nominate new board members following the June 10 service.

We are located at 107 W. Wade Lane, #2.

Overeaters Anonymous

Are you a compulsive overeater? Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Do you go on eating binges for no apparent reason? Do you give too much time and thought to food?

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays at the Rim Country Health and Retirement Community Room, 807 W. Longhorn Road (after turning in the main driveway, turn right at the first driveway. The Community Room is in the center of the apartment complex).

There are no fees or dues. The only membership requirement is a desire to not compulsively overeat anymore.

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

New meeting

Overeaters Anonymous announces a new summer meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Mountain High Coffee Works in Payson. For more information, call Alice at (602) 828-0917 or (928) 478-4361.


Do you have a loved one or friend with a drinking problem? Then please join us for an Alanon meeting. There is help.

We meet at every Monday at 6 p.m. in the St. Philip’s Church Parish Hall. For more information, please call Lynn at (928) 472-8961.

Alienated Catholics Anonymous

The journey home consists of care, compassion and understanding.

Alienated Catholics Anonymous meets from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. each Monday in the conference room of St. Philip the Apostle parish hall at 511 S. St. Philips St., Payson. Call (928) 474-1269 for more information.

Buddhist Meditation and Study Group

The Payson Buddhist Meditation and Study group meets from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday evenings at the Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness, 107 W. Wade Lane. Call (928) 595-1378 for additional information.

Photography/camera club meets June 11

The Rim Country Photography/ Camera Club will meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 11. There will be a presentation of the digital images submitted to ACCC Spring Photo Competition.

The meeting is open to all those interested in photography and there is no charge to attend. The club meets at Rim Country Apartments (new name, same location), 807 W. Longhorn Road. After entering the drive, turn right and go to the building marked 809. The meeting is held in the activity room located in the central courtyard. For information, call Harold Rush, (928) 474-9673.

Rim Country Optimist Club

Rim Country Optimist Club meets the second Monday of each month at the Cedar Ridge Restaurant at Mazatzal Hotel & Casino starting at 5:30 p.m. Often the club has a speaker. The board meeting follows the general meeting. Visitors are always welcome.

The next meeting is June 11 with Marlene Armstrong, Payson High School engineering teacher, sharing the history of and telling about the Payson Association for Advanced Learners (PAAL) and the gifted and engineering programs. The business meeting will follow.

For further information about the club or future events, call Jim Tye, president, (928) 468-2453, or Joan Young, public relations, (928) 472-2264.

Republicans host Ron Gould

The Rim Country Republican Club will meet Monday, June 11 at Tiny’s Family Restaurant. Members and guests may gather at 5:30 p.m. to order dinner and to socialize. Beginning at 6 p.m., Ron Gould, candidate for U.S. Representative, will speak.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Call Nancy Cox at (928) 472-1172 for more information.

Rim Area Gardeners

Rim Area Gardeners meet at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Church of Christ, 401 E. Tyler Parkway.

The June 11 meeting will be a potluck supper for garden owners featured in our 2012 Garden Tour, which will take place the following Saturday, June 16.

In addition to the beautiful gardens, there will also be artists in the gardens displaying their creations or musicians lending their music to the ambiance.

Payson Area Singles

This group has no dues.

The Tuesday Morning Breakfast Bunch meets at Tiny’s Restaurant every week at 9 a.m. to visit and plan future activities. On the schedule:

• Bowling, 10 a.m., first and third Mondays of the month with a discount coupon available.

• Wednesday, June 20, carpool to Pine for lunch at 11:30 a.m. and the Fiddlers Jam Session at 1 p.m.; make a reservation for lunch, which costs $5 per person and must be turned in to Sandy by June 19.

All singles are welcome at all events. For more information, or to suggest an activity, please call Nadine at (928) 476-4659.

Democratic Women

The Payson Democratic Women of Rim Country will meet at Tiny’s Restaurant on June 12. The meeting starts at 11:30 a.m.

The speaker this month is Tom Chabin, who is running for the Arizona State Senate District 6.

If you have any questions, please call Shirley Schriner at (928) 472-6029.

Friendship Bible Class

Friendship Bible Class, a non-denominational Bible study for women, meets at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at the coffee shop in the Swiss Village. All women in the community are invited. For information, call Marilyn at (928) 474-6712.

Bridge results

Winners in Wednesday Duplicate Bridge for May 30 were: Burnett Macnamara and Bob Johnson tied with Sue Chester and Jerri Koch for first; second, Kay Hutchinson and Kent Teaford; third, Alice Bond and Carolyn Caddy.

For information and reservations, please call Kay Hutchinson at (928) 474-0287.

Winners at Tuesday Bridge Club for June 5 were: Rowena Cole, first; Jerri Koch, second; Betty da Costa, third.

Play is at 12:15 p.m. every Tuesday at Rim Country Health and Retirement Community. Area residents and guest are welcome. Please call Rosie Tharp at (928) 474-7005 for reservations and information.


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