Clubs And Organizations


NARFE Picnic

The Mogollon Chapter 1235 of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will hold its annual picnic and fund-raiser Wednesday, May 22, beginning at 11 a.m. and ending around 2 p.m.

This year, there will be barbecue pork sandwiches with all the trimmings for $6; coffee and lemonade will be provided as well as desserts.

Each person will be responsible for their own place setting.

There will be games, 50/50 drawings and music. The picnic will be at Rumsey Park at Ramada 4. All active and retired federal employees are invited to attend. Remember, any new member receives a free lunch. Also, don’t forget the Payson Food Bank and bring nonperishable food items.

For more information, call Dale at (928) 468-6227.

Senior Circle

The next Lunch & Learn program at the Payson Regional Medical Center Senior Circle, 215 N. Beeline Highway, will be at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 22. Richard Moreno will talk about Payson Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Room services.

Make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance at (928) 472-9290.

Rim Country Corvettes

Rim Country Corvettes is not a formal club with meetings, dues, etc. It is a group of Corvette owners from the Rim Country who enjoy driving their special cars and meeting new Corvette owners with the same interests.

There is a monthly run that members are alerted to via the Internet, with a meeting location in Payson and other details.

Anyone interested in joining this group can contact organizers via e-mail: Don and Jeannie McLaughlin, or Bill and Marilynn Berggrenn, Send your name, address, phone number, year of Corvette and e-mail address.

Red Cross meeting

Rim Country American Red Cross Service Area holds its monthly meeting at noon, Wednesday, May 22 in the Payson Library meeting room.

Interested persons are welcome to attend. The Payson-based Service Area covers 2,500 miles of high-risk potential for brush fires and wildfires, and Rim Country Red Cross volunteers respond 24/7 to meet the immediate needs of those affected by these and other disasters.

Five volunteers recently traveled to the San Carlos Indian Reservation to provide meals for several hundred residents when high winds downed power lines. All Red Cross services are made possible by the generosity of the American public.

Payson Area Stoke Survivors

A support group for stroke survivors and their caregivers is organizing in the Rim Country. The first meeting will be from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 22 (thereafter it will be the third Wednesday of each month) at the Mogollon Health Alliance Activity Room, next to the Almost New Shop on East Aero Drive.

For more information, call Cyndi at (928) 970-0320.

Soroptimists host evening meeting

The Soroptimists will have an evening meeting at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260.

Soroptimist is an international service club for women in business who work through service projects and fund-raising to make a difference for women and girls. Please call Sandi Scott (928) 978-4748 or Audrey Wilson (928) 472-9380 for more information.

Payson Area Singles

The Tuesday Morning Breakfast Bunch, a group of single men and women, meet at 9 a.m. every week at The Journigan House to visit and plan future activities.

Coming up: at 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 22 there will be a Singles Night Jam Session sponsored by Journigan House; 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 23 carpool from Stage parking lot to Willow Springs Lake for a potluck picnic.

For more information, please contact Gene at (928) 476-4659.

TOPS moves

TOPS 0373 Payson (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter has changed its meeting place from Shiloh Christian Fellowship to the Senior Circle, 215 N. Beeline Highway, Payson. The group still meets every Thursday morning.

The weigh-in starts at 7:20 a.m. and the meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 9:30 a.m.

If you have any questions, call Ilona at (928) 472-3331.


Members of the Rim Country 4-Wheelers would like to invite anyone interested in 4-wheeling to join them at their monthly meetings held the fourth Thursday of each month at the Lamplighter RV Park Community Center in Star Valley.

Members also meet at 9 a.m. each Wednesday morning at a designated location for a run. Runs also occur once a month on a Saturday and the destination is predetermined at the prior month’s meeting.

For more information, visit; e-mail Bobby Mitchell at jeeps; or call (928) 474-8112 or (602) 397-4238.

Bridge results

Winners in Wednesday Duplicate Bridge for May 15, were: George Aucott and Steve Fox, N/S, Flo Moeur and Joan Young, E/W, first; Sue Chester and Jerri Koch, N/S, Sue and Larry Hoecker, E/W, second; Ruth Aucott and Judy Fox, N/S, Dot and Ed Koshinski, E/W, third.

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


Alanon meetings are held in Payson at 6 p.m. Mondays at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 511 S. St. Philips St.; in Star Valley at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Southern Baptist Church, E. Highway 260, Star Valley. Contact Kali for information at (503) 354-4402.


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