Dressing the SilverBelles

Vivian Herman Closet coordination is a beautiful thing and each SilverBelle’s closet is a finely tuned, carefully crafted mélange of sparkly, sophisticated and flattering items that when put together make…

Keeping cool with the Ceramics Club

Stefanie Modos Summer is here and it is hot. Being inside is the only way to go. We have a couple great summer classes that will keep you cool and…

GLAAS end of season party

Jo Ann Ellison GLAAS (Gays Lesbians and Allies at SaddleBrooke) held an end of season cocktail party at the home of Joseph Panessidi and Orville Bell. There was a lot…

Senior Softball Memorial Day Tournament

Greg Morgan’s walk-off grand slam homer leaves his bat at the SSSA Memorial Day Tournament. Seconds later the crowd was on its feet applauding the exciting finale; photo by Dennis…

New Photography Club is growing!

Vicki Cunningham and Barbara Wilder Well—this new club has more fun photographing than watching a barrel of monkeys! We are an open, welcoming, cohesive group that loves to see our world and show it off through the lens of a camera. There are tutorials that will help you see nature right here in your back…

Bridge Clubs raise funds for Alzheimer’s Association

Standing, left to right, are Sue Hagerty, Terry Coe, Barbara Starrett and Al Spaet; seated are Linda Depew, Joyce Honorof, chairperson and Sue Young.

Barbara Starrett On the summer solstice, the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) holds The Longest Day event to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. From sunrise to sunset, ACBL members across the country host fundraisers which include all kinds of Bridge, card games, Mah-jongg, athletic events and teaching lessons to advance the cause. This year…

Health Fair volunteers needed

Phyllis Ketring The SaddleBrooke Health Fair celebrates its 20th anniversary, Saturday morning, October 14. The Planning Committee is already actively seeking volunteers. The Health Fair relies on over 100 – 125 volunteers to serve the 50 exhibitors and over 1000 attendees. One of the reasons for the high number is that each volunteer works only…

Health Night Out: Center for Venous Disease

Alicia Dancil

Phyllis Ketring Venous disease is a medical condition that affects nearly 50 to 80 million Americans. Over 20 to 30 million people have varicose veins and six million suffer from swelling of the lower legs. Despite this, venous disease remains a low priority for many doctors. The Center for Venous Disease was founded in 2006…

Turtles, tortoises and terrapin

Karen Skaff and Jim Cloer; photo by Ed Skaff

Pam Boedeker SaddleBrooke Nature Club was pleased to present our own beloved resident naturalist, Jim Cloer, for the last meeting of the season. Jim’s credentials would fill a page of this newspaper; however, on this particular evening it was his post-graduate work studying turtles that had our attention. There are some 300 species of turtles…

Ace Day and Low Net winners for SBWGA

Reenie Romey

Geri Sandilinds Those of us who love this crazy game could be called “cockeyed optimists,” “tenacious bull dogs, or perhaps even “gluttons for punishment,” but one thing you can never call any golfer is “Faint of Heart!” We show up week in and week out, with no idea what small variable will be our undoing…