Category: February 2018

Preserve Pickleball courts close again – what’s the story?

  Andrea Molberg On January 1, 2018 the SaddleBrooke Homeowners Association transitioned away from the Developer (Robson). One of the consequences of the transition was the termination of a “Use Agreement” between Robson and the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA), our largest club, to continue to use the temporary pickleball courts at the Preserve. What’s the…

Genealogy Club update

Lydia O’Connor The presenter for the SaddleBrooke Genealogy Club’s first meeting of 2018 was club Vice President Patty Gregory-Burke. She told us about a little-known fact in the constant search for our ancestors: British Home Children, Canada’s Forgotten Children. During the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain, the larger cities became over populated and as a…

Enjoy an authentic German dinner April 14

  Bob Franke An authentic German dinner will be presented by the award winning American Legion Oro Valley Post 132. Saturday, April 14, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center 64518 East Galveston Lane. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go for veterans in need and for rehabilitation programs. The…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

 SBCO Adopt-a-Family/Child for the Holidays update Ken and Ellen Perkins We wanted to provide everyone an update on the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt-a-Child and Adopt-a-Family programs. We just returned from the snow and cold of New England where we spent the holidays with our family and our three grandchildren. Spending time with them reminds us…

Raising funds for Pickleball fun

  Andrea Molberg and Jim Schlote SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) is gathering donations to build additional courts within SaddleBrooke for playing this extremely popular sport. With more than 760 club members, pickleball is the largest club in our community and has clearly outgrown its six courts at Ridgeview built by SPA. SPA needs to immediately…

Only a few days left to order beautiful geraniums!

Karen Schickedanz You only have a few days left to order beautiful geraniums being sold by SaddleBrooke Delta Gamma alumnae to benefit local charities. The order and payment deadline is Wednesday, February 21. Hanging baskets will be 12 inches in diameter in two colors: dark red and hot pink. The baskets are bigger than last…