Category: January 2014

Make A Difference in a child’s life

Make the ultimate gift for a child

Nan Nasser As the year 2013 comes to a close, the Make A Difference program of SaddleBrooke Community Outreach received many generous contributions, acknowledging friends and families as a way of giving thanks and recognition to others during the holiday seasons. Giving doesn’t stop there! The several thousand children who receive support from SBCO programs…

SaddleBrooke One – from your Events Committee

Eat, Drink and be Trivial! Every Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. in the Agave Lounge join us to play Tuesday Trivia. To be eligible for prizes, the teams will consist of two to six players. If you don’t have a team we can help you form one. Each team will only be eligible to win the…

Unit Happenings – January 2014

Nancy Gearhard, Eileen Halk and Marcia Munich enjoy the Unit 21’s Ladies Holiday Luncheon at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse.

Unit 21 Bill Brown Fifty four ladies from Unit 21 celebrated the holiday season on Friday, December 6 while attending the annual Ladies’ Holiday Luncheon. Labeled a huge success by everyone, the event was organized by Anna Marie Marsh, Karen Patchis and Linda Bailey. Hosted by Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, attendees were offered a choice of…

Madaras Gallery spring show 2014 artist reception March 9

Reverie at Hotel California

Kelly Engle West of Hotel California is an exciting new one woman show featuring 15 paintings by widely recognized Southwest artist, Diana Madaras. The artist reception will be held on Sunday, March 9 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Madaras Gallery/Skyline in Tucson, Arizona. The show includes paintings inspired by a trip to Todos los Santos,…

State Parties

Iowa It is now time to make your plans for the Iowa Party set for Wednesday, February 26, 2014. We have set out the details of the evening and are in hopes you can attend. Originally we had planned a potluck; however, because of the number of people who want to attend, we have reserved…

SaddleBrooke Variety Show: 50th High School Reunion

Can you match the actors…then 1964 and now 2014? Ted Robu attended Stockbridge High School where he starred in Track and Field. He has excelled as a headline performer in all previous Variety Shows. He’ll play Todd Olafson and sing numerous songs in the show. Gail Nelli graduated from Sodus Central High School in Sodus, New York. She…

Caring for community

Nan Nasser The mission statement of Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church includes the phrase “called to live as disciples of Jesus Christ as we care for our community” and that is just what members and friends of MSPC have been doing in the November/December holiday season. During the month of November, congregants contributed food and money…

Dexter’s Place goes to the dogs

The Chia pet

On Halloween day the big happening of the year for our four legged friends took place in the SaddleBrooke Dog Park, Dexter’s Place. If you emanate sounds that go woof and like hard packed treats, then Dexter’s Place was the place to be. As Kathy Majer, who organized the event said, “It was the big…

Free tax seminar planned

The AARP Foundation in conjunction with the IRS supports a free service to help taxpayers file their annual income tax returns. The program, called Tax-Aide, is mainly targeted at seniors and low and middle income families but does serve a wide range of taxpayers of any age. Clients do not have to be members of…

A Taste of Spain

Gary Averett enjoying paella at Contigo

Ann Vernon Early in November, Deborah Tenino, owner of Contigo Restaurant on River Road, generously supported the Treats and Talents Charity Auction by hosting a paella party for 60 guests who purchased this fixed price event. It was a beautiful fall evening and the smell of paellas cooking on an outdoor grill was definitely enough…