Category: January 2017

Unit Happenings

Unit 15 news Unit 15’s Social Committee has completed a fabulous time of planning all year long bringing the unit together through various functions. Here are our elves after busying themselves for our Christmas get-together. The residents of Unit 15 say thank you for all you’ve done in 2016. Unit 21 celebrates the holiday season…

Saturday Morning Bridge Clinic

Paul Shalita This clinic is a practice and critique session designed for players at intermediate and advanced levels who desire to improve their bridge. No partner is necessary. No time commitment; come late, leave early. Meet potential new partners. Sessions run from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday mornings at 37901 S. Arroyo Way in…

State Parties

Wisconsin Party 2017 Johnathan Green SaddleBrooke’s annual Gathering of the CheeseHeads will be another dinner/dance evening at SaddleBrooke One’s Vistas Dining Room with live dinner music by Wind and Strings and dance tunes by DJ Bob Osborne, Wednesday, February 22. Dinner, music, dancing, door prizes and our celebrity paparazzi Bob Koblewski await ticket holders. Get…

Jewish Friendship Group news

The women of the JFG enjoy their first No-Host Coffee on the Bistro Patio.

Marilyn Anthony December was a busy month for everyone and the JFG activities reflected this. Our first No-Host Ladies’ Coffee took place at MountainView Bistro with more than 30 women filling the patio area completely. The day was the warmest on record for December and we all thoroughly enjoyed the company, the weather and the…

Personal care items needed for homeless women

Micki Wilverding Sr. Jose Women’s Shelter located in the homeless corridor in Tucson has a need for the following: adult clothes, twin sheets, blankets (any size), towels and personal care items such as shampoo, shower gel, lotions (regular or travel size) and feminine products. Men’s clothing will also be accepted and donated where needed. The…

New Belles for the New Year

Tina Wrbanek (left) and Kathleen Dunbar

Vivian Herman The SaddleBrooke SilverBelles are excited to welcome two new dancers, Kathleen Dunbar and Tina Wrbanek. Kathleen and her husband Dick moved to SaddleBrooke in February 2016. She joined our training group, the CrystalBelles, the very next month. In addition to her love of dancing, she is greatly involved in our community and is…

2017 resolutions: Breaking patterned thoughts

Susan Dawson-Cook, M.S. The New Year is a time when people make resolutions to change old habits and build new, more constructive ones. Breaking patterned thoughts is the first step to changing patterned behavior. All of us tend to live within the confines of patterned thoughts, known in yoga as samskaras. Neurologists concur that patterned…