Category: May 2019

Dinner theatre’s other 2019 raffle winners

Andrea Molberg This year’s winners of the wonderful paintings donated by Eve and Stan Fly of Walls of Wonder have been announced. As she has before, classically trained artist Eve Fly created paintings to help support community theatre in SaddleBrooke. This March, dinner theatre patrons had the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets before and during…

Ron’s energy saving tips

Brianne Spaeth SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary’s own Ron Lenz serves as chairman of the SaddleBrooke TWO Energy Task Force in order to help provide a cost benefit analysis of the usage of energy for SaddleBrooke TWO here in SaddleBrooke. Ron and the other members of the Energy Task Force came up with many ways for SaddleBrooke…

Honoring the Teacher of the Year

Barbara Barr It’s hard to find ways to thank our teachers who make such a difference in the lives of our children. Each year the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke tries to thank the top teacher in the Oracle School District. Annually, the club works with the Superintendent to select the Teacher of the Year. This…

Unit Happenings

Unit 3-S Brenda Newitter On Thursday, April 18, over 50 residents from Unit 3-S in SaddleBrooke One gathered together to learn to play bocce ball and to have a BBQ at the tennis center. Everyone had a great time playing bocce ball, meeting new residents and eating hot dogs and beans! In fact, Unit 3-S…

USMS All-Americans recognized

Karin Bivens Seven swimmers were recognized as United States Masters Swimming (USMS) All-Americans at the SaddleBrooke Swim Club’s End of the Season Social held on Tuesday, April 16, and presented with a USMS Certificate and a USMS All-American Patch. In order to achieve this distinguished award, one must swim the fastest time within his or…

Can I still dance this spring? Barely!

Dr. Mark Magdanz The first classes began on April 22, so don’t delay. You may catch up if you inquire now and have some fitness. Should you learn Line Dancing from a professional instructor? Yes, for an easier, safer and less frustrating experience. Rebecca has a deep commitment to your fun and rapid development of…

Another fun-filled Easter egg hunt in SaddleBrooke

Karin Bivens If you happened to go by the MountainView Clubhouse the morning of Saturday, April 20, you may have wondered what all the commotion and shrieks of delight on the grassy area were all about. It was the thrill and excitement of many children as they participated in the annual Easter egg hunt for…

The British Club has pub lunch in Tucson

Twink Gates-Zimdar, Publicity Creatures of habit, another year gone by and hungry for lunch again at the pub! On Sunday, March 31, ten members of the British Club enjoyed a wonderful Sunday lunch at the Canyon’s Crown Restaurant and Pub, way across town at the crossroads of Tanque Verde and Sabino Canyon. A good time…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Second annual Howl at the Moon dog walk was a success Beth Conquest On Thursday, March 21, 58 walkers along with 42 dogs braved the rather unseasonably cool temperatures to take part in the Network’s second annual ‘Howl at the Moon’ dog walk. The best part is that over $800 was raised for Tucson’s homeless…

Sonoran Singers enjoys potluck

Georgie Hourigan Before all the snowbirds leave for cooler climes, Sonoran Singers had a wonderful potluck party at the home of Rick and Janie Grinstead. We gathered around the piano to sing to the men. Judy Bram played her harmonica to Shenandoah, bringing tears to eyes as some reported it is so moving. Dream a…