Category: Generals

Gardeners Exchange

The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch welcomes you to a presentation by Dr. Anthony Knight, DVM retired, on Poisonous Plants. The talk will be held on Wednesday, May 24 at 1:00 p.m. at La Hacienda Club, La Mesa Room. Dr. Knight will discuss plants commonly inhabiting our backyards and our households which might be poisonous…

Happy Anniversary Health Fair

Phyllis Ketring The SaddleBrooke Health Fair celebrates it 20th anniversary this year. Today the SaddleBrooke Fair is one of the largest, volunteer-driven events in our community. Please mark Saturday morning, October 14, on your calendars to attend this 20th anniversary event. Many people have reported that they have been alerted to a problem discovered during…

Pizza for pups – a huge success

Left to right: Ken Wentz, first vice president; Donna Bauman, Membership; Kathleen Dunbar, president; Trudy Rossi, Sponsors and Special Events; Dan Grossman, Safety Committee. Not pictured: Don Richey, treasurer; Janine Wahlfeld, secretary; Terri Maxey, Pet Rescue.

Wednesday, March 29, members of the SaddleBrooke Dog Park held a Fun Raiser for the Dog Park. The Roadrunner Grill provided their famous pizza and salad bar and organizer Trudy Rossi helped the park raise over $1,200 for park enhancements for the pups. Over 70 people bought tickets and sponsors and friends donated fabulous door…

Attention male singers!

Jerry Gustafson The SaddleBrooke Barbershop Chorus is seeking new voices. Are you a tenor, lead (melody), baritone or a bass? We meet on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Mariposa Room of the DesertView Performing Arts Center. Join us! You will have a ball! Questions? Contact: chorganalong@gmail.com

How can you help our Tucson hospitalized veterans feel welcome?

Southern Arizona VA HealthCare System (SAVAHCS) has been serving American Heroes, our veterans, since 1928. Each volunteer at SAVAHCS (over 2000) assists in honoring our hospital veterans. One important part of the volunteer program is called Hero’s Welcome. The only requirement to participate in the Hero’s Welcome program is to be a veteran – both…

Donations needed

Micki Wilverding 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…

Oracle School District

Elena Hendrix with her project board and all her awards

Linda Lyon The Oracle School District (OSD) is achieving wonderfully on many fronts. This year the Mt. Vista Elementary School had more participants than ever in the Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation (SARSEF) regional science fair. Held annually at the Tucson Convention Center, the 2017 fair involved over 2,000 K-12 projects and 5,000…

Health Night Out – May 22

Medical Director Susan Bulen, M.D.

Phyllis Ketring HealthSouth will address the topic, The Amazing Brain: Latest Research on Brain Recovery after Stroke and Brain Injury on Monday, May 22 at Health Night Out. You will learn about your fascinating brain and its ability to recover after a stroke or other brain injury. HealthSouth Rehabilitation is one of the nation’s largest…

Unit Happenings

David Newitter, Frank Strubel, Joe Lyon, and Ted Dorr discuss the rally.

Unit 3-S Brenda Newitter On Saturday, April 1, Unit 3-S neighbors participated in an adrenaline-charged Golf Cart Rally, identifying and counting objects in the yards of homes in Unit 2. First and second place winners were Sam and Laurie Page and Floyd and Lorraine Roman. Following the rally everyone enjoyed a yummy potluck dinner at…