Coordinator: Harry Heller, 623-362-2159,, for reservations and lunch selection.
Where: Turf Paradise Park, 1501 West Bell Rd.
Parking: Included. Use the Turf Club Entrance on 19th Avenue.
Cost: $19.50 per person. Package includes Parking, Admission, How to Wager Guide, Lunch, Coffee/Tea, Dessert, Tax & Gratuity & Winner Circle Photo for 8 people. One race will be named for the retiree clubs
Time: 11:45 AM at the Turf Club

Lunch served at 12:30 PM
Trifecta Salad (one scoop of tuna and chicken salad, with one of the following: cottage cheese, cole slaw, pasta, or fresh fruit)
Turkey Ciabatta Club Sandwich (sliced turkey, mozzarella cheese, smoked bacon, sliced tomatoes, pesto mayonnaise, lettuce, served on a ciabatta bun).


Happy New Year! My wish for you is that 2009 be filled with love, good health, happiness and prosperity.

Please plan to participate in the upcoming events being planned for your enjoyment. The details are listed in another part of the Bridge.

It is time to develop a slate of officers for the 2009 – 2010 Honeywell Retiree Club Executive Board members who will be elected at the annual meeting in April. Please consider getting involved. Contact Al Boeck (, 623.566.5808), Ed Frick (, 623.561.6917), or Don Peeples ( 602.548.1904) who are serving as the Nominating Committee to volunteer yourself or suggest another member who would make a good board member.

We are also looking for input from the membership regarding speakers at the annual meetings. Contact Virginia Clagett at or 602.300.8304 if you have a suggestion or contact.

Don’t hesitate to let any board member know if you have suggestions on how the Honeywell Retiree Club can be of service to the retirees. Be sure to log into the Honeywell Retiree Club website on a regular basis for updated information between the Bridge distributions. Until next month …

Best Regards,



Check out the Phun in Phoenix information. This listing of cool things to do in Phoenix each weekend is updated weekly – check it out at WWW.HRCAZ.ORG Also, a long list of Phoenix area attractions with phone numbers and web sites are listed on this site – a great reference for your activities with family and friends. Check out photos of our past events as well as useful information from past seminars like the recent one on Identity Theft. You'll also find all of our Club's upcoming activities, with dates and contact information, plus a copy of The Bridge. If you have any photos of Club activities, we'd love to publish them. Attach the pictures to an email and send to Russ Henzel, Web Master



Coordinator: Yolanda, 623-972-3970
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Roadrunner Room of the Glendale Foothills Branch Library, 19055 N 57th Ave. Enter from Utopia because Union Hills Road has some construction going on.

Just because you are having trouble remembering where you left your cup of coffee or your car keys doesn’t mean you have Alzheimer's or dementia. We all forget things as we get older. Many older people have a slight loss of memory that does not affect their daily lives. But memory loss that gets worse may mean that you have dementia.

Dementia is a loss of mental skills that affects your daily life. It can cause problems with your memory and how well you can think and plan . Have you ever thought that you or a loved one might have Alzheimer's disease? Scary thought isn’t it. However, Alzheimer's is one of about 60 different forms of dementia.

We have invited a speaker from Hospice of the Valley to provide information concerning these illnesses. Please feel free to invite family and friends.


Coordinator: Fred Bauer, 623-977-0881, for information and reservations.
Teams: San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Angels
Where: Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N. 83rd Avenue, Glendale, AZ
When: 1:05 PM Game Time.
Cost: TBD – Expected to be the same as last year, $18.00.
Payment: Make check out to Sperry Retirees Club and mail to Fred Bauer, 10329 W. Loma Blanca Dr., Sun City, AZ 85351
Cutoff Date: March 10


Coordinator: Betty Fennell, 602-439-4344 (home) or 602-448-5267 (cell) or
Time: Dining, 12:15; Curtain, 2:00 PM.
Location: Arizona Broadway Theatre, 7701 W. Paradise Lane, Peoria, AZ
Cost: $54.00. Price includes taxes and gratuity. Alcoholic Beverages and desserts are NOT included.

Make check payable to “Treasurer, Sperry Retiree Club” and mail to: Betty Fennell at 3813 W. Villa Maria Dr., Glendale, AZ 85308.

Cutoff date: Checks must be RECEIVED by February 24, 2009.

HRC and SRC are offering reservations for the play “Guys and Dolls” to be held on March 11 at the Arizona Broadway Theater, 7701 W. Paradise Lane, Peoria. So that we can reserve enough tickets, please call Betty at 602-439-4344 and reserve your tickets.

Small time gambler Nathan Detroit bets his big-time pal Sky Masterson that he can’t make the next woman he sees fall in love with him… but watch the tables turn when the next doll happens to be uptight missionary Sarah Brown! This slick romantic comedy with a bright, brassy, immortal score takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba, featuring breathtaking dance numbers, fabulous costumes and classic hits such as Sit Down, Your Rockin’ the Boat, and I’ve Never Been in Love Before.


Coordinator: Harry Heller, 623-362-2159.
Where: Sahuaro Ranch Park, 9802 N. 59th Avenue at Mountain View, Glendale, AZ 85302 (1/2 mile north of Olive).
Time: 12:00 Noon till 2 PM.
Cost: Just bring a dish to share. (No charge to HRC members and guests).
Reservations: Not required. Just show up.


Coordinator: Dale Wendt, 480-922-1402
Where: Sun City Country Club, 623-933-1353, 9433 N. 107th Ave., Sun City, AZ. (Midway between Peoria and Olive Avenues).

Proper golf attire required: Soft spike shoes, shirts with collars, and NO Levis.

Cost: $50.00 for green fees, carts, prize money, and lunch buffet.
Time: Shotgun start at 8:00 AM, with lunch following the tournament. Check-in will be at 7:30 for cart assignment.

We will use established handicaps [AGA] and CALLOWAY only those that do not have handicaps. As in the past we will play team scores, using handicaps to determine overall scoring. WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR ENTRY, PLEASE INCLUDE AGA HANDICAP for each person. If you do not do this, we will have to use CALLOWAY to determine handicap. Payment must be in by Monday March 30. If you do not have a foursome they will be randomly filled in. Make checks [non-refundable] payable to the “Honeywell Retiree Club”. Please respond ASAP as we are committed for 90 – 100 players.

Please send checks with players names and handicap to

Dale Wendt
7540 E. Becker Ln.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Questions???? Call Dale at 480 - 922 -1402


Coordinator: Shirley Krieger, 602-942-4235.
Where: The Iron Works at the Bellaire Golf Club, 17233 N. 45th Avenue, Glendale, AZ
Cost: $13.00
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Cut Off Date:

April 19, 2009

Speaker: Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Menu: Scrambled Eggs, Home Fries, Bacon, French Toast with Syrup, Mini Muffins, Juice, Coffee, and Tea.

Help us reduce our costs and save a tree!

We would like to reduce our costs and be more environmentally sensitive, but we need your help. If you have an email address send it to us and try out the eBRIDGE for a couple of months. Then, if you are satisfied with the eBRIDGE, you can then cancel the paper copy.

Some advantages of the eBRIDGE:

  • No Waiting. You get your eBRIDGE as soon as the editing is complete. Printing and mailing problems will not delay your eBRIDGE. This year, production problems have twice delayed distribution and caused members to miss cutoff dates for events.
  • Color pictures. The eBRIDGE is in color while the paper copy is not.
  • Lower Cost. Your HRC dues do not cover the cost of printing and mailing THE BRIDGE. Without the help of Honeywell, we would have to more than double the dues to cover these costs. It is in our best interest to keep costs as low as possible.
  • Portability. The eBRIDGE is distributed as a PDF document so it can be displayed or printed on any type of computer regardless of the operating system. Print only what you need.

So try the eBridge and save a tree. Here’s how: Sign up by contacting us via e-mail at: .  Please send your 1) name, 2) e-mail address, 3) whether you want the papercopy, and 4) whether you want your e-mail address published in THE BRIDGE periodically.  But remember, the email list printed in the eBRIDGE or THE BRIDGE is NOT available on line and is only distributed to other members of the Honeywell Retirees Club. You may “opt in” or “opt-out” of the eBRIDGE at any time by simply notifying us via e-mail.


Its time again for your children, grand children or great-grandchildren, to get applications submitted for the Honeywell Retiree Club Scholarships at ASU, NAU and U of A. As before, application forms are available at each of the universities’ scholarship offices. Information on scholarships is also available on line at each of the universities’ web sites. We do not keep forms at HRC. In general, applications should be submitted by March 1st. The Honeywell Retiree Club Scholarships are for $1000. Awards are generally announced in May. The on-line addresses are:

NAU: - scroll to Honeywell
U of A:

The requirements for the scholarships are:

  • Must be a family member of an active member (current dues paying) or associate member (spouse of deceased active member) of Allied Retiree Club or the Honeywell Retiree Club. Family members are defined as children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, etc. of the retiree. On all applications the submitter must include the company, division, year of retirement, and the current phone number of the retiree or associate.
  • Only students that will be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year are eligible.
  • Students applying must have evidence of cumulative 3.0 or higher college grade point average.
  • Applicants must re-apply annually.
  • Receipt of this scholarship does not restrict the student from receiving other scholarships.
  • Students majoring in Science and Technology related fields will be given preference, but if there are no applicants in related fields, then all majors will be considered. In the case of equal qualifications, financial need will be the deciding factor.

The evaluations of the applicants are done by each university’s Scholarship Office. Our only role in the selection process is to verify the applicant/retiree relationship.

Encourage your children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren to apply by March 1st.
Contributed by Jim Scarlett



We can help Honeywell retirees or surviving spouses with fix-it jobs around the house that you are not good at or are unable to do and prevent these jobs from becoming budget busters. The Fixit Guys are Bob, Dick, Gene, Sam, Perry, Matt, Paul, Ed and Clint.

Call us at this number, (602) 765-4466, and leave a clear message containing job information, your name and telephone number. We probably can help and will get back to you as quickly as practical. We furnish the labor at no cost to you; you furnish the cost of the parts.

Please contact the phone number above if you would like to volunteer as a Fix-It Guy or Gal.

Past Activities


Seventy players participated in the HRC fall golf outing at Sun City Country Club. The weather was beautiful, the course challenging, and everyone had a wonderful time.

The following players won $21 for skillful shots during the tournament:

  Manning Closest to the pin on hole 4.
  Doak Closest to the pin on hole 7
  Moorhead Closest to the pin on hole 11
  Schroeder Closest to the pin on hole 17
  McConnell Longest putt on hole 9
  Knott Longest putt on hole 18
  Abbitt Straightest drive on hole 6
  Casteel Lowest Calloway net score – 71
  Niccum Lowest AGA new score – 60

Additional Prizes:

  Team 2nd high net score of 311 $10 each for Wilde, Drew, Tolman, and Szymanski
  Team 1st high net score of 311.5 $15 each for McConnell, Murphy, Kelly, and Laskoski
  Team 3rd low net score of 288 $12 each for Mahoney, Runke, Lynott, and Kluegel
  Team 2nd low net score of 288 $15 each for Schulze, Pender, Moorhead, and Meredith
  Team 1st low net score of 282 $21 each for Carter, Roeber, Niccum, and Blanchard

Next Tournament (Spring), we will again use established handicaps (AGA) and Calloway (only those that do not have handicaps). This should equalize play and give us more ways to be fair in scoring. By the way, we gave out 29 awards totaling $481 which gave us 41% participation in award monies.

We hope to have 100+ players next time at the Sun City Country Club in April. We again offer invitations to play to Honeywell, Sperrywell, Signalwell, Garrettwell, and any of the other Well’s out there.

Have a safe and enjoyable winter, and we will be looking forward to seeing you all at the spring tournament.

We hope everyone enjoyed the get together. If you have any questions or suggestions, please call Dale W. at 480-922-1402.

Submitted by Dale Wendt