Category: January 2019

Spanish Culture Club news

Gail Blizard ¡Próspero Año Nuevo! The Spanish Culture Club has many exciting activities planned for the New Year! We are a culture club, not a language club, interested in all aspects of Latin American and Spanish culture, including art, music, and customs. Speaking Spanish is not required; however, if you’re interested in improving your Spanish,…

2019 Blood Donor Days in SaddleBrooke

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg Were you aware that each year SaddleBrooke hosts five blood drives right here within our own community? Blood drives are held frequently across the country in order to provide resources for victims of fire, flood, hurricane, tornado and more. The Red Cross raises funds and distributes food, groceries, household items and…

Christmas service cantata at CCSB

Carol Thompson Under the direction of Ron Aeschliman, the Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) choir performed it’s first time ever Christmas Cantata to a DesertView Performing Arts Theatre audience of approximately 475 on December 9 in SaddleBrooke. Those in attendance received a spiritual blessing through the music and responded with a standing ovation. Following the…

Paper Crafters’ holiday party

Carol Thompson The SaddleBrooke Paper Crafters’ holiday luncheon/annual meeting was opened by our interim President, Debbie Hill, to the delight of all in attendance. We were impressed with the efforts of Ann LaPerre and her team as they put together a great end-of-year celebration. SaddleBrooke One Vistas Dining Room was the venue for many creative…

Pickleball is a family affair

Ed Mandler, consumate pickleball player and SPA member, shares his love of pickleball with his great grandson, Vinny. Vinny Oliveri turned one year on September 28. Vinny and his parents, Cambria and Vincent Oliveri live in CA. Judy and Ed Mandler can’t wait for Vinny to visit and stop by the SaddleBrooke pickleball courts for…