Category: Generals

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…

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…

New choir forming

Madeleine Fiorino Several people have asked me to start a choir for the summer, so here goes: The choir will start on Friday, June 5 in the Sonora Room HOA1 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. We will rehearse from June to September with a concert in September (hopefully). This will be a most unusual choir.…

Oracle School District

Paint crew, left to right: Sam Miller, Stan Fly, Joe Jones and Bruce Deverman

Dennis Blauser In the face of ever increasing financial constraints imposed by the State of Arizona, the Oracle School District is utilizing creative and collaborative ways to continuously improve the physical learning environment for their students. The latest example of this is the awesome professional quality volleyball court that was recently installed on the Mountain…

Health Night Out – May 2015

Seana Daly, M.D.

Dolores Robu Monday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the MountainView Country Club Ballroom, SaddleBrooke Health and Wellness will host speaker Seana K. Daly, M.D., Board-Certified Family Medicine at SaddleBrooke (NWAP). Bone Up and Break Free Things you should know about Osteoporosis. About half of all seniors will have a fracture of the hip, wrist…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

The Master Board at the Cancer Fundraiser

These boots were made for walking Nan Nasser Do you remember the song These Boots Were Made for Walking? Well, polish off your boots and sneakers and get ready for the nineteenth annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon to be held Saturday, October 24 beginning at 7:30 a.m. with warm-ups in the HOA1 parking lot, a…

Stay in touch this summer

This summer stay in touch with your friends and neighbors in SaddleBrooke by reading the Progress online at www.saddlebrookeprogress.com. Email us your vacation photos with a small note and we will post them for your friends to see. Email them to Chelsea Johnson at editorial@robson.com. Be sure to have the subject line read “SaddleBrooke Online.”…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Author Becky Masterman

Pearl Hart, the Lady Bandit: A lecture by Christine Rand Jay Wilson Separating fact from fiction is no easy task when it comes to flamboyant stagecoach robber Pearl Hart. A mountain of conflicting stories abound, thanks in no small part to Pearl who was so enamored with the Wild West that she embellished her own tale…

Unit Happenings

Unit 3 South – Brunch Frank Strubel Pat and Bruce Somerhalder hosted a brunch party in their back yard and on the beautiful patio. The Somerhalder’s are Tucson Garden Railroad Society members. Included in the back yard is a very large train complex with multiple trains running in all directions, over trestles and through tunnels.…