Category: May 2018

Health Night Out presents: Dr. David J. Martin

  Dolores Robu Health Night Out presents: Dr. David J. Martin, Orthopedic Surgeon, widely considered the premiere specialist in the total joint replacement of knees and hips in southern Arizona on Monday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the MountainView Ballroom. Dr. David Martin, MD, is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tucson, AZ (five-star, according…

This year’s Easter Egg Hunt the best yet

  Karin Bivens On March 31 the SaddleBrooke Swim Club again sponsored the popular Easter Egg Hunt for grandkids. Easter was early this year and didn’t coincide with many schools’ spring breaks so there were concerns that participation might be low. Well, that was dispelled as this was the largest turn-out we’ve ever had! In…

April Genealogy Club meeting recap

  Lydia O’Connor The April meeting of the SaddleBrooke Genealogy Club was opened by introducing guests Gerri Taylor, Diane Hodel and Carol Unger. They shared their reasons for interest in the club ranging from being returning members and needing help when running into a “brick wall.” Our guest speaker, Holly Ann Gibson from Oro Valley,…

Tom Costner: Photography still his passion

  LaVerne Kyriss While Tom Costner got his first camera when he was eight, he didn’t get interested in photography until he was in high school and joined the school newspaper staff. His job was to take photos to support advertisements from local businesses. In college, he took those same skills and served as business…

You CAN learn to live with hearing loss

  Dick Kroese Jennifer Jefferis is a retired counselor, speaker and writer. She spoke for a recent SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club regarding her personal experience with hearing loss. Jennifer shared how through her own loss she came to understand what others were going through. After thirty years of ear infections and multiple surgeries, she struggled…

The challenge of resolving the Syrian Civil War was explained to MOAA members

  Col Rett Benedict (USAF Ret) Dr. Sandy McNabb of SaddleBrooke enlightened our members with “Syria: Why is the civil war so difficult to resolve?” Her background is excellent for this topic as she had an international career including university professor, Internet Technologist and Telecommunications executive and lived in England, Belgium, Germany and Egypt. She…

Partners Western Dance activities – summer 2018

  Jane Gromelski Partners Western Dance Club will continue dancing in the summer months, in the MountainView Ballroom on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. The practices will start in May and run through September. These are not classes, but informal practices. Harry and Dottie Adams; have volunteered to provide music and will organize the practices, so…

British Club hosts coffee morning and book exchange

  Twink Gates-Zimdar, British Club Publicity On Saturday, April 20 it was a beautiful sunny, but chilly day in SaddleBrooke when a ladies’ coffee morning and book exchange was held at the home of Elke Mulligan. Ten members of the British Club welcomed Stella’s friend Marissa to their special morning. As usual everyone enjoyed the…

“Living Life on Purpose” Women’s summer Bible Study

  Di Monza Are you a year-round resident at SaddleBrooke One, SaddleBrooke TWO, or the Ranch? Even though many activities are put on hold for the summer, several Christian women from the SaddleBrooke communities are sponsoring a summer Bible study. We want to remember Hebrews 10:25, “Let us not give up the habit of meeting…

Over 1000 attended CCP’s The Mafioso Murders!

  Andrea Molberg Under the direction of Susan Sterling, Community Circle Players (CCP) brought seven performances of The Mafioso Murders to sold out crowds in SaddleBrooke One’s Vistas and SaddleBrooke TWO’s Ballroom. More than 1,000 people attended the hilarious dinner theatre mystery, watched the Godfather and his daughter Tootsie get bumped off, and tried to guess…