Soroptimists install new officers
Installation of officers for Soroptimist International of Zane Grey Country was held at a recent luncheon. Board of directors for the 2013-2014 year are Sandi Scott, president; Lani Shaver, vice president; Suzie Van Hollen, secretary; Camille Levee, director; Jean Oliver, director; Vliet Hulse, treasurer; Margaret Holmes, director; Candace Conte, director. The local club was chartered in 1975 and has been providing service to the Rim Country ever since. Meetings are held at Tiny’s Restaurant on Wednesdays at noon. Women who may be interested in providing servicer to the community are invited to attend. For more information, please call Sandi Scott, 978-4748 or Audrey Wilson, 472-9380.
The Payson Flycasters Club meets Saturday, Sept. 28 at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260, Payson. Breakfast is at 8 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9 a.m.
The speaker for this month will be Brian Boyer, who is the owner of Desert Bass Pro Guide Service. He will be discussing his service, which offers guided trips in the White Mountains and also fly-fishing for bass at Roosevelt Lake.
All those interested in fishing in the Rim area are invited to attend. For further information, contact Gary at (928) 474-4486.
Elks Lodge schedule
The following events are coming up at B.P.O. Elks 2154, 1206 N. Beeline Highway.
Friday, Sept. 27: Buffet 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Plan B Band 6 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 28: Karaoke with Ginger 3 to 6 p.m.; food 4 to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 29: Food noon to 5 p.m.; Bingo 1 p.m. (doors open at noon); Happy Hour 2 to 6 p.m.; Pool Tournament 4:30 p.m.
Lunches served Monday through Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 30: Game Night 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct 1: Practice and dance to the music of Don & Candy 6 p.m.
Unity of Payson
Michelle Abraham will be our guest speaker at Unity of Payson this Sunday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. Please join us as we listen to her talk titled, “Falling Backwards into God.”
Join us as we discover how having faith and forgiveness in our lives will give us the opportunity to trust in God’s Love and Grace.
Sunday Services are 10 a.m. at Central AZ Board of Realtors, 600 E. Highway 260, Suite #14, next to Tiny’s Restaurant. For more information, see our website: www.UnityofPayson.org or call (928) 478-8515.
Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness
On Sunday, Sept. 29 Wesley Ruth will talk on a subject to be announced. Wes is facilitator to A Course In Miracles as well as a unique and inspiring service on the last Sunday of each month.
PCSA is a spiritually-based community where people of all faiths are respected and welcome. Join us for services at 11:15 a.m. every Sunday at 107 W. Wade Lane, #2. Please call (928) 472-4700 or (928) 978-9100 for more information.
Pinochle players needed
Because of medical problems, the Payson Senior Center has recently lost members of its Pinochle Club. Two or more card players are needed to replace them either on a temporary or permanent basis. Games are played from noon to 3 p.m. two afternoons a week. For information, call Len at (928) 472-9302.
Members of the Payson Walkers meet at 9 a.m. daily for an hour-long hike on pavement. The following starting points have been scheduled for October:
Oct. 1 — Green Valley Parks and Rec
Oct. 2 — Walgreens
Oct. 3 — Gila Community College north lot
Oct. 4 — Home Depot
Oct. 5 — West end of Longhorn
Oct. 6 — Library
Oct. 7 — Elks Lodge on Airport
Oct. 8 — Green Valley Parks and Rec
Oct. 9 — Walgreens
Oct. 10 — Gila Community College north lot
Oct. 11 — Home Depot
Oct. 12 — West end of Longhorn
Oct. 13 — Library
Oct. 14 — Elks Lodge on Airport
Oct. 15 — Green Valley Parks and Rec
Oct. 16 — Walgreens
Oct. 17 — Gila Community College north lot
Oct. 18 — Home Depot
Oct. 19 — West end of Longhorn
Oct. 20 — Library
Oct. 21 — Elks Lodge on Airport
Oct. 22 — Green Valley Parks and Rec
Oct. 23 — Walgreens
Oct. 24 — Gila Community College north lot
Oct. 25 — Home Depot
Oct. 26 — West end of Longhorn
Oct. 27 — Library
Oct. 28 — Elks Lodge on Airport
Oct. 29 — Green Valley Parks and Rec
Oct. 30 — Walgreens
Oct. 31 — Gila Community College north lot
Please park away from the most used areas of any parking lot so as to not block businesses/clients, etc.
For more information, call Shirley Cape at (402) 981-6097.
Republicans host Crandell
The Rim Country Republican Club meets at 11 a.m., Monday, Sept. 30 at Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260, Payson.
Beginning at 11:30 a.m., Arizona State Senator Chester Crandell will speak. Everyone is welcome to attend. Call Nancy Cox at (928) 472-1172 for more information.
Alpha course set
Alpha is a non-denominational course designed to explore the existence of God, the purpose of life, the afterlife, the claims of Jesus and more in a relaxed, friendly setting.
The class is Mondays, starting Sept. 30 and continuing through Nov. 11 and is open to the public. Advance registration is required. Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. and class is at 6 p.m. Free childcare is available.
Please call Angela at (480) 244-6186 to register.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America will meet at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Post #69, located at 709 E. Highway 260.
We would like to invite all members to join us. For more information, contact Post Commander Dwayne Cunningham, (928) 951-1691.
Card players wanted
The Saving Graces of Payson — a Canasta card-playing group — is looking for a few ladies who enjoy fun, laughter and friendship.
This Red Hat group meets at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of every month at the Crosswinds Restaurant patio room. There is a break for lunch around noon and play and resumes after lunch. Anyone interested in joining will be welcomed. You do not need to know how to play, the members will be happy to teach the game.
Please contact Queen Mum Ann-Marie at (928) 468-8585; please leave a message if there’s no answer.
Rim Country Classic Auto Club
The Rim Country Classic Auto Club (RCCAC) holds its monthly meetings at 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260 in Payson. For information, call Steve Fowler at (928) 478-6676.
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
The “Life Changing - Something New” Parkinson’s Disease Support Group meets at 10 a.m. the first Thursday of every third month at 805 E. Highway 260 at Au Natural Cafe & Healthy Perspectives.
Call (928) 472-7450 for reservations.
For more details on the group, contact Cindy Bryant, CNHP, FIfHI, (928) 472-7120.
Lost Loves, a support group for adults who have lost a loved one through suicide, meets on the first Thursday of each month at the Senior Circle, 215 N. Beeline Highway, Payson. Adults suffering from such a loss are welcome to attend the group sessions which are free of charge. The group is facilitated by a professional counselor an da survivor of suicide loss.
Please contact Elizabeth at 928-468-2133 for more information.
Celebrate Recovery is a group for those with hurts, habits and hang-ups. Celebrate God’s healing power through eight recovery principles and Christ-centered 12 steps. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Mountain Bible Church. For more information, call (928) 472-7800.