SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Students from Coronado K-8 who attended the Catalina Island Marine Institute trip in February 2020 were able to snorkel and visit the plankton, shark, and invertebrate labs.

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach—Making a Difference Every Year Nancy McCluskey-Moore Thanks to the hard work of our volunteers and the generosity of our donors, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) was able to make a significant difference in the lives of many children and their families in 2020, despite the limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. * Kids’…

Senior Village at SaddleBrooke: Neighbors helping Neighbors

Gather Your Electronics for Community-Wide Recycling Collection Suzanne Marlatt-Stewart Senior Village is working with Suburban Miners of Tucson to offer a community recycling event for all SaddleBrooke residents. Operating since 2007, Suburban Miners shreds all hard drives and guarantees safe and secure recycling. Electronics in working order are also passed on to those in need…

Grief Support in 2021

Kristina R. Turner The GriefShare Ministry of Community Church at SaddleBrooke is holding ongoing special educational and support seminars for people who are grieving. You will find encouragement, comfort, and help in grieving the loss of a spouse, child, parent, sibling, other family member, or friend. These DVD seminars feature nationally respected counselors and grief experts…

Hikers Complete All 800 Miles of the Arizona Trail

Seana Kobak and Beth Jones celebrate completing the 800-mile Arizona Trail (Photo by Elisabeth Wheeler)

Elisabeth Wheeler SaddleBrooke Hiking Club members Seana Kobak and Beth Jones met each other on a hike with the club. An adventure hike to Mt. Lemmon cemented their friendship. They then traveled and hiked together on the club’s fall trip to Durango last year and continued from there for their first backpack in the Canyonlands…

Finding Grace: Mystery Solved

Gravestone of Grace Murray rests in the Catalinas (Photo by Elisabeth Wheeler)

Elisabeth Wheeler, Bob Simpson, and Elissa Cochran For years, hikers and equestrians have known of the gravestone of Grace Murray on a remote mound in the desert, east of Golder Ranch Road. When hiker Elisabeth Wheeler first observed the gravestone, it was illuminated by an early sunrise. To Elisabeth this moment felt sacred. She felt…