Category: January 2019

The MPMGA wins another Javelina Cup

Bob Edelblut I have truthfully lost count but I believe that this year’s victory makes it six in a row for the MPMGA. You really have to be there, participate in the event, to appreciate the significance of this streak. It is a real live slugfest with every member of each team trying to play…

MPMGA faring well in Pima Cup

Bob Edelblut The most recent Pima Cup event was held at the Forty Niner Country Club on December 3. The team representing The Heritage Highlands Country Club was our opponent on this day. Let me assure you that once again they put together a strong team. However, let me also assure you that our team…

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…

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,…

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…

SaddleBrooke Photographer of the Month – Mark Guinn

Barbara Wilder and Mark Guinn Most of us have moved here from some other state, so it was like going home to see Mark’s slideshow at the December general meeting of the SaddleBrooke Photography Club, titled: “Travels to the Midwest.” He started with the concept of finding colored leaves as he left Rapid City, South…