Hiking in a Saguaro Forest

Back row: Jason Noffsinger, Gretchen Downey, Michael Hovan, Dave Streicher, Joe Maurizzi, Joyce Maurizzi, Leonore Henninger, Randy Richard; front row: Bernie Nagy, Maureen Spence, Clare Collins, Arlene Gerety, Mary Hlushko,…

MountainView Preserve Men’s 9-Hole League news

Dick Stehr, Steve Pomeroy and Tom McDonald Tim Morsani The MountainView-Preserve Men’s 9-Hole League is in the midst of its eighth year. All golfers have collected their winnings and now…

MountainView Preserve Men’s 9-Hole League news

Dick Stehr, Steve Pomeroy and Tom McDonald Tim Morsani The MountainView-Preserve Men’s 9-Hole League is in the midst of its eighth year. All golfers have collected their winnings and now…

Ronald McDonald joins Rotary Fore For Kids Tournament!

Tim Morsani Rotary’s nineteenth annual Fore For Kids Charity Tournament has truly become a celebrity golf event. In addition to Honorary Rotarian Lute Olson, the world famous Ronald McDonald will add his cachet to this fun SaddleBrooke event. Kaiser Garage Doors and Bruegger’s Bagels have already contributed for the pleasure of being in Lute’s foursome.…

SaddleBrooke volunteers work the Arizona Trail

Back row: Stan Smith, Fred Norris, David Vermerris, Ray Peale, Dave Streicher, Frank Earnest, Norm Rechkemmer, Dave Corrigan, Bob Garner, Pam Wakefield, Lenore Henninger, Joe Maurizzi, Joyce Maurrizi, Lonnee Plattner, Dan Plattner; middle row: Suzanne Bassett, Heidi Klepacki, Mary Croft, Mile Wolters, Kathy Gish, Jeff Traft, Lynda Green, Alison Tyler; front row: Elisabeth Wheeler, Arlene Gerety, Melissa White, Marilynn Smith; photo by Zach MacDonald

Elisabeth Wheeler The Arizona National Scenic Trail from Mexico to Utah is a continual work in progress. The SaddleBrooke Hiking Club has adopted the Oracle Passage which goes along the east side of Oracle State Park. In January 27 hikers from SaddleBrooke improved a significant portion of the trail. Gary Faulkenberry of Oracle State Park…

Francophiles celebrate Feast of Kings

Celebrating the Feast of Kings

Pat Smith King Kakes were being served and champagne flutes were saluting our newly crowned royalty at our annual Feast of Kings celebration held at the lovely home of Chris and Christiane Millar on January 7. More than 50 members and guests created food fit for a King and when the tokens hidden inside the…

Get your ballgame back

This could be you--but you are watching as Jack Graef keeps his eyes on the pitch. Notice the pitching screen for added safety; photo by Jim Smith.

Jonathan Green You played ball years ago, loved it, but moved on for one of a bunch of good reasons. Or, maybe you always wanted to play but thought you weren’t good enough. You are in the right place—take the next step to first base. SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) is waiting to embrace you…

Three teams attend USTA Sectionals

SaddleBrooke Women’s 7.0 Team

Mary Jo George What do SaddleBrooke Tennis members Rob Schween, Jim Abrahamson and Mary Jo George all have in common? Each of them captained a 65 plus team last spring, 2016 (February through mid-April) that captured first place in their respective USTA divisions (Men’s 8.0, Men’s 7.0 and Women’s 7.0). All three of these teams…

Men’s 9ers Heroes Luncheon

Portion of 110 guests at Heroes Luncheon

Ed Sand The Heroes Luncheon has become a SaddleBrooke 9ers Men’s Golf League tradition. The event was held on Tuesday, December 13 at the Westward Look Resort. This year, as in the past, began with cocktails in the bar area giving members and their spouses or significant others a chance to mingle and meet everyone.…