Category: May 2015

Tom Jenney speaks to the SaddleBrooke Republican Club

Tom Jenney (left) and Director of Programs Wayne Larroque

Neil Macdonald On Wednesday, April 8, 2015, the SaddleBrooke Republican Club welcomed our guest speaker Tom Jenney. Tom is the Arizona Director of Americans for Prosperity (AFP); we welcomed him with a solid round of applause as there is strong appreciation for his leadership and for the conservative role he plays within the Arizona Republican…

Water Tai Chi

Carol Emerson Now that the weather is warming up, it is the perfect time to try Water Tai Chi. Imagine beginning your day with this gentle, relaxing water exercise while overlooking the beautiful mountains of SaddleBrooke! Water Tai Chi is based on the same principles and fundamental techniques as regular Tai Chi – relaxation, breathing,…

Successful shredding event

Nan Nasser On Friday, April 10 SaddleBrooke Community Outreach joined forces with Long Realty, Golder Ranch branch and the Beacon Foundation, the largest employer of disabled Americans in the area, to host a shredding event for residents and friends of people in SaddleBrooke. Beacon Foundation has several contracts with the U.S. Government for shredding and…

Are you a Jewel?

Dee Saunders Recently one of my friends from SaddleBrooke and I experienced a very frustrating shopping trip to the mall. None of the clothes that we tried on made us feel good so we decided to treat ourselves to lunch. While waiting for the food to arrive, my friend informed me that although she didn’t…

SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters supports a local charity

Mike Brenny presenting check to Michele Santorelli, program director

Ted Belanger The members of the SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters continue to support the communities’ charitable needs through numerous fundraising events. Thanks to Mike Brenny, our fundraising chairman, the club was able to raise $650 for Impact of Southern Arizona and the Arizona Gives Day on April 7. Thanks to the generosity of our members, the raffles…

It’s a three – peat for the SaddleBrooke Swim Club

The SaddleBrooke Swimmers scored very well at the Misty Hyman Classic.

Terese Butler For the third time in three years the SaddleBrooke Swim Club (SSC) has won the Arizona Short Course Yardage State and Regional Swim Meet. The swim meet, which is sanctioned by the United States Masters Swimming Association, was held at the spectacular Oro Valley Aquatic Center. The event was co-hosted by the Aquatic…

MountainView Lady Putters host Quail Creek

First Place winners

Shannon Martinell March 30 the MountainView Lady Putters hosted a putting event with the Quail Creek Putters on the green at MountainView Golf Course. Ninety women in 18 teams of five putters took to the green for a wonderful morning of putting and conversation under beautiful skies. Following putting, a delicious luncheon was served and…

SASO concert preview

Punch Howarth SASO will offer an interesting diverse series of concerts in the 2015/2016 season starting in October. There will be five programs performed at SaddleBrooke and in Oro Valley. Also the orchestra returns to Green Valley for two programs. Resident conductor Linus Lerner will be on the podium for four of the programs with…

Donations needed for homeless women

Sr. Jose Women’s Shelter located in the homeless corridor in Tucson has a need for the following: adult clothes, twin sheets, blankets (any size), towels and personal care items such as shampoo, shower gel, lotions (regular or travel size) and feminine products. Men’s clothing will also be accepted and donated where needed. The clothing should…