Clubs And Organizations


Sons of the American Revolution

The Rim Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will meet at 8 a.m., Saturday, June 16 at Tiny’s Restaurant. The speaker will be Robert Henley, a spokesman for the Big Brothers, Big Sisters organization of Payson.

The Sons of the American Revolution is a leading male lineage society that perpetuates the ideals of the War for Independence. Individuals with an ancestor who supported the cause of American independence during the years 1774-83 are invited to join and learn more about this worthwhile organization.

For further information and assistance in tracing your ancestry, call John Munro at (928) 468-6220.

Archaeological Society

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

This month’s meeting, June 16, will be the last before a summer break. Gatherings will resume in September.

The guest speaker is historian Jerry Snow, who will be presenting his research topic, “Getting History Right: The Ives Expedition of 1857-58” given at the 3rd Grand Canyon History symposium in January 2012.

The monthly speaking program is free.  

Unity of Payson

Michelle Abraham returns this Sunday, June 17 to the 10 a.m. service of Unity of Payson to talk about Modeling the Unity Principles. She is a prayer chaplin and the Spiritual Education and Volunteer/Outreach Coordinator at Unity of Phoenix and in training to be a Unity Minister.  Her personal life mission is to create an awareness that empowers individuals to cultivate their greatness and celebrate the present moment. 

Services are at the offices of the Central Arizona 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.

Faith Center West Family Church Payson

Faith Center West Family Church is at 616 S. Beeline Highway, Suite 4, Payson (in the rear upstairs). Come join the congregation for a time of lively praise and worship and a life-changing Word! Call Pastor Kathy Reiger at (480) 329-1150 for information or questions.

Faith Center West is a Bible-based and Spirit-filled assembly of believers who teach the unadulterated Word of God with a power-packed praise and worship service each Sunday morning. Worship service is at 11 a.m.

Payson Cougars men’s senior softball team

If you are 60 years of age or older and enjoy slo-pitch softball, come join the Payson Cougars senior softball team. Practices are at 9 a.m. Monday through Wednesday at Rumsey II ball field, north of the swimming pool. 

For more information please call Lou Felix at (928) 474-4446 or go to

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?

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.

Payson Amnesty International

The Payson Chapter of Amnesty International will hold its regular meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, June 18 at Mountain High Coffee Works, 612 N. Beeline Highway. To find out more, call Penny at (928) 978-1268.


Do you have a loved one or friend with a drinking problem? Do you feel as if you need some support living with the alcoholic in your life? 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.

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.

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.

Payson Area Singles

This group has no dues. The Tuesday Morning Breakfast Bunch meets at Tiny’s Restaurant at 9 a.m. to visit and plan future activities. On the schedule:

• Wednesday, June 20: carpool to Pine for 11:30 a.m. lunch at the Senior Center for which reservations are required; shopping in the Thrift Store; 1 p.m. attend the Fiddlers Jam Session; trip to a Diamondbacks game, sponsored by The Pine Senior Center, tickets are $25 each, transportation is free, but reservations are required, contact Fred at (928) 474-3413 for details.

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

Prostate cancer forum

The next Lunch and Learn is Wednesday, June 20 with Dr. Kevin Raymer, who will talk about prostate cancer. He will discuss: what a PSA tells you; the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer; and if there is anything you can do to lower your risk. 

Democratic Club

The Democratic Club of Northern Gila County will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 20 at the Democratic Headquarters, 1101 S. Beeline Highway.

The guest speaker will be Zenaido Quitana, vice president of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Phoenix Chapter.

Some candidates may also be present. Campaign plans will be discussed.

The club has an office space for the six-month election period and will need volunteers for phone calls and visitors.

For more information, call Jerry Foster, (928) 978-4031 or go online to


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