Category: May 2018

Sunrise Rotary Club learns about Biosphere 2

  John Adams, Deputy Director, Biosphere 2 It’s been over ten years since the University of Arizona (UA) took over Biosphere 2 (B2) — a time of incredible growth and evolution, though many still know Biosphere 2 simply as home to the world-famous, closed-system experiment of the 1990s. That project taught us many things; one…

Stephen Bellacqua wins Links Cup

  Jim Tayburn “Bella” usually means good or beautiful and aqua means “water” so I think Bellacqua signifies Steve is good at hitting golf balls over water. That was verified when on the first day of the two-day Links Cup Championship Steve had a birdie on SaddleBrooke hole no. 2. He went on from there…

Softball Field of Dreams

  Mark Hojnacki Our SaddleBrooke Senior Softball facility began construction in 2004 and opened for play in June of 2005. SSSA President Gene Bovee and numerous others were key figures during that time working with Robson to create our current Field of Dreams. The softball complex has been described by many visitors as the best…

This I have learned…

  Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg “There are places I remember All my life though some have changed Some forever not for better Some have gone and some remain All these places have their moments With lovers and friends, I still can recall Some are dead and some are living In my life I’ve loved them…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

  A banner year for SBCO Food Drive Nancy McCluskey-Moore SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) and Tri-Community Food Bank (TFB) are grateful to the SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents who supported this year’s food drive. This year’s effort to fight hunger among residents of Mammoth, San Manuel and Oracle brought in $51,537 in cash donations (a…