Clubs And Organizations


The Rim Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution recently welcomed three new members with an induction ceremony held June 16. New members are (from left) Alan Bacon, Brian Bacon and Stan Garner. Presenting the certificates was club president, Don Castleman (behind the podium).

The Rim Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution recently welcomed three new members with an induction ceremony held June 16. New members are (from left) Alan Bacon, Brian Bacon and Stan Garner. Presenting the certificates was club president, Don Castleman (behind the podium).

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Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers meets at 5 p.m. every Wednesday at the Masonic Lodge, 200 E. Rancho Road (next to the fire station).

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

Nar-Anon 

Nar-Anon is a 12-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend.

In Payson, the group meets from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at 408 W. Main St., #11 (around the back of the building).

For more information, call Maxine at (602) 568-8747.

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.

Kiwanis

The Kiwanis meet from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. every Thursday at Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260. The Young Professionals meet at 5:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays at Macky’s Restaurant.

To learn more, contact Mike Clark at (928) 476-3283.

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.

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.

Payson Area Singles

This group has no dues or age restrictions.

Future activities: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, June 29, Singles’ Potluck and Game Evening at Canal Senior Apartments, off Old Main, third floor community room hosted by AnnMaree; 6:30 p.m., Saturday, June 30 Concert in the Park with Junction 87 performing at Green Valley Park. 

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

  Sons of the American Revolution Induction

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The Rim Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution recently welcomed three new members with an induction ceremony held June 16. New members are (from left) Alan Bacon, Brian Bacon and Stan Garner. Presenting the certificates was club president, Don Castleman (behind the podium).

P/S Arts & Crafts Guild

The Pine Strawberry Arts and Crafts Guild invites area residents to join and participate in its festivals and community events. The guild’s next meeting is at 9 a.m., Friday, June 29 in the Arts and Crafts Room at the Pine Community Center, 3916 N. Highway 87, Pine. Members will be getting everything ready for the June 30 and July 1 festival.  

The guild is a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the appreciation of fine arts and crafts and providing a venue for artists and crafters to show and sell their handcrafted work. The proceeds from its three festivals each year are donated to other organizations helping the community. For more information, call Ruth at (928) 476-2588, or Gail at (928) 978-0469.

Payson Flycasters Club

The Payson Flycasters Club will meet Saturday, June 30 at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260. Breakfast is at 8 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9 a.m.

The speaker will be Julie Carter from the Arizona Game and Fish Dept. She will be discussing all aspects of the trout population in Arizona as well as other types of fish. All interested anglers and the general public are invited to attend this very informative program.

Bridge results

Winners in Wednesday Duplicate Bridge for June 20 were: first, Sue Chester and Jerri Koch N/S, Hallie Jackman and Joan Young E/W; second, Kay Hutchinson and Kent Teaford N/S, Mary Kastner and Tim Demaray E/W; third, Meg Turlukis and Phon Sutton N/S, Alice Bond and Carolyn Caddy E/W.

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

Help sought by Mogollon Health Alliance

This volunteer organization is looking for good men and women to join the fun of sharing time — even just four hours a week could benefit MHA. Current areas in which to volunteer are The Almost New Thrift Shop, Arts and Crafts, La Boutique Gift Shop, hospitality, information desk and patient services.

Profits from MHA fund-raising activities are given back to the community through health scholarships, free CPR classes and community health programs such as Women’s Wellness Forum, the Community Health & Care Fair and the Gracie Lee Haught Children’s Memorial Fund. For more information on MHA, call (928) 472-2588.

Senior Circle travel

The Senior Circle is planning a day trip to the Grand Canyon Aug. 9. The luxury motor coach departs Payson at 8:30 a.m. for a day of exploration, inspiration and sightseeing. For details, contact Senior Circle at (928) 472-9290.

An overnight trip to Monument Valley/Canyon de Chelly is planned from Oct. 2 through Oct. 5. Call (928) 472-9290 for details on this educational, entertaining and exciting experience.

Crafters wanted

Crafters and exhibitors are invited to enter the annual Eastern Star Craft Fair, which will be Sept. 29-30. For details, contact Louise at (928) 478-6133 or Nancy at (928) 970-2147.

Men’s Senior Softball Team issues invitation

The members Payson Cougars Men’s Senior (slo-pitch) Softball Team invites any Rim Country man, 60 years of age or older, to grab their old baseball glove and come join them.

The team is always looking for new players who want to join the fun. Whatever your skill level or however long it’s been since you last played, maybe now is the right time for you to “play ball.”

Practices are at Rumsey Park. Time and fields will vary, depending on the season, so call team manager, Lou Felix at (928) 474-4446; e-mail him at louisafelix@aol.com; or go to www.paysoncougars.com for time and place.

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