Grandkids’ pool games over Thanksgiving holiday

Grandkids enjoy pool games with Debi Truesdale and Karen Poortvliet. Karin Bivens Many thanks to the SaddleBrooke Swim Club for holding the Grandkids’ Pool Games over the Thanksgiving holiday. Key…

A December tradition of giving continues

Kelly Rospond and Woody Thompson hosted the annual party. Patty Elliott Cheer, cheese and chatter has been a SaddleBrooke tradition for more than 17 years. Each December, holiday decorations abound…

A very merry holiday

Deb Adinolfi and President Gay Uhl Deb Adinolfi and President Gay Uhl Jean Kraus On Monday, December 10 MountainView Lady Putters made merry at their annual holiday luncheon. One hundred…

SBWGA-18 news and results

Marsha Camp Before we close the diary on 2018, let’s remember some of the fun from December. The days leading up to our Holly and Ivy Tournament were icy cold.…

It’s a New Year! Make it a great one

Jan Pede 2019 is already here and Wags & Walkers is starting their 15th year volunteering at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC). The shelter has made an amazing transformation in that time frame from a Rabies Control Center to a life-saving Animal Care Center. Our group has transformed as well from once-a-week dog walkers to…

SaddleBrooke Tennis Center reopens after renovation

Jay Clayton Wilson Over thirty years ago, in 1987, it was the vision of Ed Robson to create a palmary tennis facility in the nascent SaddleBrooke active adult development. Land for this important amenity was chosen near the very center of the community. Construction began almost immediately. Initially our magnificent tennis facility offered only two…

SaddleBrooke Swim Club comes out on top

Karin Bivens The last major swim meet of the season for the SaddleBrooke Swim Club was the Ron Johnson Short Course Meters Invitational and State Championship Meet held at the Arizona State University Pool in Tempe on November 17-18. This year the number of SaddleBrooke swimmers competing was smaller than previous years but those who…

Paper Crafters’ holiday party

Carol Thompson The SaddleBrooke Paper Crafters’ holiday luncheon/annual meeting was opened by our interim President, Debbie Hill, to the delight of all in attendance. We were impressed with the efforts of Ann LaPerre and her team as they put together a great end-of-year celebration. SaddleBrooke One Vistas Dining Room was the venue for many creative…

Hiking Club supports youth outdoor learning

A generous donation by the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club enabled over 100 children from Faith Mather Sossaman Elementary School in Queen Creek to participate in the Environmental Education Program of Oracle State Park. Volunteer naturalists guided small groups of students on trails, teaching them to use their five senses. Each group had a scent canister from…