Category: June 2017

What’s right with those kids today

Circle K International: students today, leaders tomorrow

Vicki Baker You’ve heard it dozens of times; maybe even said it a time or two yourself: “kids these days.” The millennials have surpassed baby boomers to become the country’s largest living generation. How does this make you feel? You may wonder how things will pan out for society when they take charge. Plenty of…

April Sigma Chi meeting

The Sigma Chi brothers and Deb

Dave Parker The Sigma Chi brothers at Robson Ranch had planned to visit brother Dwight Evans who had recently moved to the Dallas area. However, Dwight was finalizing the sale of his home at Robson, and the date did not work out. A rescheduled date is planned for May. Topics discussed this month included the…

Play Ball!

The team members, left to right: David McKie, Johnny Blecher, Coach Paul Dorwaldt, Coach Jerry Killingsworth, Mick Calverly, Bob Laderach, Jim Reese, Randy Brewer, John Thompson, Kelly Petre, George Wendt, Eddie Reeves, Dale Hill and Pat Powers

The Robson Ranch Texans, our newly formed 65AA men’s softball team, has now successfully played in four tournaments. In the first two tournaments, our Texans have garnered two second place finishes, winning two games in their most recent tournament in Georgetown, TX. Saturday, June 3, Robson’s 65AA men’s softball team and another representative team from…

Happy Birthday to you!

Cecile Carroll

Bernadette Fideli Precisely at 8 o’clock every Tuesday and Thursday morning a diminutive, slender, white-haired lady wades into the indoor pool and vigorously exercises for one hour in the water aerobics class. Two evenings a week she engages in card games. Warning: if you are her partner do not take the game lightly! Showing her…

Road Runners expand travel possibilities at 2017 annual meeting

Road Runners board members are ready to serve you in the new travel year.

Vicki Baker Cruises, wineries, white sand beaches, international cultures, museums, historical tours, musical stage productions and more. That’s what you’ll experience on Road Runners sponsored day excursions or multi-day trips. With over 260 in attendance at the Road Runners May 10 annual meeting, an array of exciting adventures were introduced through the club’s travel partners…

Robson Ranch hosts SSIPA Pickleball Tournament

Mixed Doubles 65+ 5.0, 4.5 medal winners from left to right: Fred Thompson (resident) and Vicky Noakes, Silver Medal; Susan Goldstraw and Rick Mendenhall, Golf Medal; Sherril Kerr (resident) and Tim Kuss, Bronze Medal

Mark Kellam On May 9-11 Robson Ranch Denton Pickleball Club (RRDPC) hosted a Super Senior International Pickleball Association (SSIPA) circuit tournament. This tournament was also the first USAPA sanctioned tournament in North Texas. Being a USAPA sanctioned tournament carries prestige and improves the number and quality of the players attracted. The tournament was the third…

Party with a Donkey – Democratic Club celebrates

RR Democratic Club’s kick-off social

Vicki Baker The room was overflowing with many familiar, and some not so familiar, faces as Ranchers gathered at the Wildhorse Grill on May 17 to celebrate the re-launch of the RR Democratic Club. The atmosphere was festive with lively conversation and laughter as fellow Democrats connected and discussed issues affecting our city, county, state…

Robson Ranch to compete in James Beard Blended Burger Project

Sherry Jackson, Corporate Communications, RCI A limited-time burger is on the menu at Robson Ranch Texas and we’re asking for your vote. Wildhorse Grill Executive Chef, Aubrey Daniels, has entered the James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project. The contest, which runs May 29 through July 31, 2017, is to inspire chefs to make better burgers…