Category: January 2020

Cyclemasters Bike Roundup a Huge Success!

Lynette Herbert A big thank you to all SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents for your generosity during our Bike Roundup on Saturday, Jan. 18th. A record 110 bicycles as well as helmets, parts, tires, tubes, bike racks, tools, and more were donated. The bikes and accessories were equally distributed to two well deserving Tucson charities,…

SaddleBrooke Public Affairs Commission Announces Its “Vision 2020”

Jo Ann Ellison The SaddleBrooke Public Affairs Commission was created by the SaddleBrooke One Board of Directors and is charged with establishing relationships with community and government leaders in surrounding areas. Its mission is to identify risks and opportunities and communicate what it finds in a timely manner. Simply put, the commission’s mantra is “no…

DAR Notice

Danna C. Koelling In October 2019 the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) admitted it’s one millionth member. We currently have about 180,000 active members. Although membership is gained through documenting biological lineage to a patriot who served during the Revolutionary War, DAR is a community service oriented non-profit organization. We are devoted…

The 2019 MPMGA Club Champion is Bruce Fink

Bob Edelblut On Nov. 11 and Nov. 14, the MountainView-Preserve Men’s Golf Association (MPMGA) held this year’s club championship. Most members would say that it is the number one Special Event of the year. It is always well attended and every golfer in the field secretly dreams of owning the trophy, of being the best…

ILR Meet the Instructors — Gloria Quigg

Ken Marich The ILR is pleased to welcome our newest member on the faculty, Gloria Quigg. She is a gemologist and is looking forward to sharing her knowledge and serious hobby with residents of SaddleBrooke. Gloria grew up in a small town in South Jersey called Hammonton and lived there most of her life. In…

Institute of Judaic Services and Studies

Sandy McNabb Our next Shabbat service is Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at 7 p.m. in the MountainView Country Club (MVCC) Ballroom West. Our services are led by Rabbi Sandy Seltzer and Cantorial Soloist Sarah Bollt, accompanied by Chris Tackett. Sharing Shabbat is a wonderful way to welcome the peace of Shabbat as a community. Oneg…

SaddleBrooke English Country Dancers Update

Enid Fowler, President We had a special treat when there were no dance rooms available for our regular dance class last week, Britt and Bob O’Grady invited us all over to their home for a typical Swedish Christmas celebration. Britt is originally from Sweden and shared with us a multitude of Swedish decorations and artifacts…

STC Welcomes Pop Tennis

Jay Clayton Wilson SaddleBrooke Tennis Club has supported the health and enjoyment of all residents for many years by arranging organized tennis on courts that are provided and maintained by our homeowner’s associations. The focus has always been on tennis as recognized by the United States Tennis Association and the program has always been to…

SaddleBrooke Super Hiker Art Priestly

Bob Simpson Art Priestly and his wife, Carole, moved to SaddleBrooke in 1994. Having taken up hiking in 1977, Art was already a seasoned hiker when he and two other local residents soon began making annual trips to Colorado to climb high mountain peaks. By 1995, Priestly (age 63) had already bagged 27 mountains, Bob…

Great Decisions Meetings

Ellen Citron The SaddleBrooke Great Decisions program will begin on Monday, Jan. 6 at 3 p.m. and will meet every other Monday through April. All meetings will be in the ballroom at the MountainView Clubhouse. The topics for the 2020 meetings are as follows: Climate Change and the Global Order As much of the world…