Category: Features

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

  Calle Rose Trunk & Fashion Show June 6 to benefit SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network Leslie Rocco The Calle Rose Trunk and Fashion Show benefitting the SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network will be held on June 6. Tickets go on sale at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 2 in the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse foyer. Your afternoon begins at…

How does Your Garden Grow?

  Louise Grabell, Pinal County Master Gardener There is a wonderful, care-free and attractive plant I’d like to tell you about. There is a story behind my love of this landscaping beauty that I need to share with you first. You know it is always a good idea to have different shapes, colors and textures…

Senior Village at SaddleBrooke – Neighbors helping Neighbors

  Senior Village makes life easier Stephanie Thomas From Greece to San Francisco, New York to Seattle, Carol and Demetre Venetiou traveled and worked around the world, finally landing in SaddleBrooke. Supportive members of Senior Village, they shared their Village experiences in a recent interview about what brought them to SaddleBrooke, why they joined the…

Resident wins grand prize #2 in TMC Mega Raffle

  Tucson Medical Center’s sixth annual TMC Mega Raffle broke records with its earliest sell-out to date and the 50/50 jackpot hitting nearly $700,000. As a result, both the Early Bird and Final winner drawings took place last week. On Wednesday, March 14 Early Bird winners were selected and on Thursday, March 15 the winners…

Spotlight On Advertiser: Woodworking Specialists, LLC

  Robert Mann Company’s Function We at Woodworking Specialists design and build totally custom cabinets and furniture from conception to installation. Our services range from one-of-a-kind contemporary grandfather clocks, wainscot paneling, re-facing, custom wallbeds disguised as anything but a wallbed and duplicating existing furniture. In addition, we also provide repair, refinishing and antique restoration services.…

SaddleBrooke residents SPLASH winter fitness challenge

  Rodger Bivens In January, the SaddleBrooke Swim Club announced a New Year’s fitness challenge “30-minute swim.” Any resident could sign up to take on the challenge, whether he/she was a member of the club or not. The event would take place between February 15 and February 28. The challenge was to swim for 30…

Nutrition tips for healthy blood pressure

  Nancy Teeter, RDN According to new health statistics nearly half of all adults in the United States have unhealthy blood pressure levels, and this condition is the most common cause of cardiovascular disease-related deaths. Smoking tobacco, being sedentary, drinking too much alcohol, and being overweight all increase the risk of elevated blood pressure. In…

Midge Miller: Painting for sheer enjoyment

  LaVerne Kyriss Midge Miller painted a ship during an art class she took 43 years ago as a young woman. She framed it and after a while it ended up hanging in the garage. Fast-forward through a 35-year career as a high school teacher in Los Angeles and a comfortable and full retirement life…