Category: Clubs & Classes

Wine and Dine: Wine Knots Sample Local Artisan Wines

Wine Knot hosts, Vicki and Scott Baker, showcasing local artisan wines

Vicki Baker In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic hit causing widespread economic hardship for small businesses. While many unknowns remain about the full impact the virus will have, one thing is clear—we must rally around these businesses to keep them alive and vibrant. Wine Knots, during their April gathering, showed their support for one small…

Baby Boomers Return!

Dave Parker The Baby Boomers at Robson Ranch returned true to form after the COVID shutdown. Margaret O’Neill, Commander in Chief, kicked off the Boomers with an event on the Wildhorse patio. The overflowing crowd of about 125 people left the staff scurrying for extra chairs from the store room. Jeremy and his staff from…

Big Fun with Smallmouth Bass

Dean French doesn’t exaggerate—he just remembers big!

Scott Baker When you think about smallmouth bass, the Great Lakes come immediately to mind, followed by clear natural northern lakes, rocky mountain streams, and big mid-South reservoirs. But the state of Oklahoma? The land of shallow, muddy water lakes where largemouth have long reigned supreme? Not so much. Well, it’s time to change your…

Spring Has Sprung for Sassy Stampers

JoAnn Gantos This card just screams spring! And with the nice rain mid-April, as we have seen, there surely will be May flowers. As the project lead this month, my goal was to find some cute spring-colored papers. And I think I nailed it. With three different papers all containing the same colors, our club…

Road Runners

Karen Lyons The Robson Ranch Road Runner Club is traveling! We had our first outing in over 14 months and visited Eataly in Dallas at North Park Mall. The club has also gone to the Dallas Arboretum and the always popular horse tour to Oak Meadow Ranch. What are you waiting for? Sign up for one…

Happy Potters of Robson Ranch

Karen Ellsworth What a great bunch of fun, creative, and artistic people! The smiling faces say it all. Recently we welcomed eight new potters to our club. Their instructor was Pat Bender, and she has raved about these gifted students. They have produced some amazing pieces already. Several members took part in Raku firing—a technique…

Robson Republican Club Installs New Officers

From left to right: Julie Bailey, Olive Morton, Paul Vicalvi, and Katherine Vess

On April 16, the Republican Club had its first in person meeting in 2021. Seeing all the updates at the clubhouse and finally socializing with other members of the club was a real treat! That night was a Denton ISD Candidate Forum. Questions were submitted prior to the meeting, as well as from the audience…

Chi Omegas at Robson Ranch

Left to right: Linda Lekawski (Oklahoma State), Jan Utzman (Oklahoma State), Sue Davis (SMU), Consie Javor (Sam Houston State), Kay Schorn (Colorado State), and Martha Fagin (University of Oklahoma); not pictured: Kathryn Stream (Vanderbilt) and Elaine Sabre (New Mexico State)

Consie Javor Six Chi Omega alumnae from around the United States, most of whom live at Robson Ranch, met for lunch on Wednesday, April 7, to celebrate the 126th Birthday of Chi Omega Sorority. We shared lots of laughs and insights, as we enjoyed a leisurely lunch while visiting with each other and discussing a…

Gun Club Confirms the Large Argyle Alligator

Officer Dominick Mauppin visiting the Ranch

Larry Hampton The April Gun Club meeting hosted guest speaker Officer Dominick Mauppin, Denton County Game Warden of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. Attendance was so strong, the socially-distanced club members filled up two rooms in the clubhouse! At 75 members, we recorded this as our best-attended regular monthly meeting ever. In his personable…

Robson Ranch Community Choir Revives the ’70s

Frances Hackley, Publicity Chair A revival indeed is coming to Robson Ranch! You will definitely be remiss if you miss this one folks! The Robson Ranch Community Choir is reviving the music of the 70s. This concert was put on pause last March when the pandemic paused everything. That 70’s Show will resume its rightful…