Category: June 2017

New Fire Station to serve Robson Ranch residents

Sherry Jackson, RCI Corporate Communications A groundbreaking ceremony was held April 1, 2017 on a new fire station that will serve the Robson Ranch Texas community. Fire Station No. 514 will be located at the corner of Old Justin Road and Cleveland-Gibbs Road, in the Harvest subdivision near I-35W and FM 407. The new station…

Women’s Club goes to Gruene, “Bootiful” Wimberley and Dripping Springs

Group picture in front of the historic Gruene Mansion Inn

Gayle Coe The “Bus Babes” welcomed travelers who were boarding the bus, checking in, and receiving boot-shaped necklaces and goody bags adorned with colorful boots, created by Carol Cieslik. As our adventure began Peggy Crandell outlined the day’s itinerary and announced the “bus babe crew” would serve breakfast. After our break at Slovacek’s where the…

Teacher, friend, advocate – Kiwanis Club mentors

Answer the call, be a mentor

Vicki Baker The idea that children benefit from caring and consistent relationships with adults is by no means new. Ever since Odysseus entrusted the education of his son to Mentor in Homer’s Odyssey, adults who provide children with guidance have shared the loyal sage’s name. Community-based child mentoring got its start in 1904 when Ernest…

RRWGA Spring Fling Member-Member Tournament

Flight 1 winners

Mary Beninato The Robson Ranch Women’s Golf Association 18-holers held its first tournament on April 25 with the Spring Fling Member-Member. This was coordinated by Pat Sands and Alice Wright who did an excellent job. There were 46 players, and the twosomes were computer-generated. The tournament was followed by a yummy lunch of tacos and…

Super Bag Bowl I

Confused: Super Bag Bowl I Champions!

Dave Parker After an intense season the top four teams of Texas Toss from the National Bag League and American Bag League squared off to compete for the championship. In the National Bag League the number one seed, Cornfused, faced the number four seed, Over The Hole Gang. The number two seed, Judge Roy Bean…

OLLI at UNT

OLLI at UNT is a lifelong learning program with classes, events and trips designed by and for adults 50 and better. We are a vibrant community of curious minds, adventurous hearts and welcoming members. Classes are taught by distinguished university professors and area professionals. Join us for life’s next adventure. Classes are steps away from…

Winners displayed

Mary Ornberg The week of April 28 the Robson Ranch Photo Club displayed its prize winning photos in an exhibit at the Clubhouse. All visitors and residents were impressed by the quality of our photos.

Sassy Stampers news

Barbara Robert, gift certificate winner

Joyce Martin Barbara Robert was the winner of a gift certificate for her beautiful card, which is now on display in the Sassy Stampers’ display window. Drawings are held at each monthly meeting to reward members for their wonderful talents in developing and creating beautiful cards according to the monthly “theme.” Cards are then displayed…

RRMGA – First Tee donations

Golf equipment for the First Tee program

Denny Anderson The Texas Robson Ranch Men’s Golf Association donates the first load of golf equipment for this year to the First Tee Program. This is the first load for 2017, and we will continue to collect golf equipment for the First Tee Program that supports youngsters in learning and enjoying the wonderful game of…

Rockin’ Reds celebrate the main event

Southern ladies in their Derby finery

Vicki Baker And they’re off! The Kentucky Derby is America’s oldest thoroughbred horse race. For those of us who couldn’t make it to the track, the Rockin’ Red Ranchers Derby Day Party was the next best thing. On the first Saturday of each May, thoroughbred horses race in the “most exciting two minutes in sport.”…