Category: May 2019

Conquistador Award recipients recognized by the Swim Club

Karin Bivens At the End-of-the-Season SaddleBrooke Swim Club Social and Awards Recognition held on Tuesday, April 16, the recipients of the Conquistador Award were recognized. The Conquistador Award is presented to those swimmers who swam all three distance events (1000 Short Course Yards, 1650 Short Course Yards and 1500 Meters) in the United States Masters…

Be on the lookout for this 1954 Lincoln Capri

There is no by-line, due to the fact it was written by an unknown author and although some facts are true, some facts are hard to believe. Submitted by W. Henderson & F. Strubel Warren (who is believed to be under Federal Protection) moved to SaddleBrooke One in the early fall of 2018, bringing his…

Resident Authors

Local author offers a candid, fun approach to retirement planning Life can be messy, especially after retirement, but it can also be fun and funny! Outskirts Publications has announced the latest, highly-anticipated book from entertaining author Becky Kueker, A Classic in Clown Shoes. This sometimes painful, emotional roller coaster ride will leave you laughing with…

STC’s Prickly Pairs Tennis Tournament

Carol Eisenbraun A beautiful spring day set the stage for 30 Prickly Pair teams to enjoy a mixed doubles tennis tournament on Saturday, April 13. The play, which took place on the Mt. View and SaddleBrooke courts began at 9:00 a.m. and finished with the championship rounds at 1:00 p.m. The following teams were the…

Partners Western Dance summer activities

Jane Gromelski, President Partners Western Dance Club will continue dancing in the summer months in the MountainView Ballroom on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. These are not classes, but informal practices. Harry and Dottie Adams have volunteered to provide music and will organize the practices, so we don’t forget all the dances we have learned. As…

Hearing Vibes

Can you hear me now? Maria Menconi When we are in our familiar home environment, we become used to certain sounds and signals and help from family so we don’t actually realize that we aren’t hearing as well as we once did. However, once we leave that familiar environment, there are sounds that we miss…

Ballroom dancing into summer

Wanda Ross Summer is just around the corner. Snowbirds are starting to leave but we’re still dancing. On Friday, April 12, more than 40 dancers enjoyed our last Ballroom Dance Dinner Party of the winter/spring dance season. We enjoyed a delicious dinner of pear walnut salad with a choice of chicken marsala, striped sea bass…

Spanish Culture Club news: May 20 taco party and games

Gail Blizard Word for the day: amistad (friendship) At our April meeting we were treated to an interesting and thought-provoking presentation by members of the Border Community Alliance. BCA is a non-profit based in Tubac, whose mission is to bridge the border and foster community through education, collaboration and cultural exchange. Their geographic focus is…

MOAA learns about the army’s Officer Candidate School

The Catalina Mountains Satellite Chapter met April 20, 2019, at MountainView Mesquite Grill in SaddleBrooke. Our April guest speaker was Army Colonel (Retired) Joseph O’Connor, who talked about how his military career was directly affected by his attendance at Officer Candidate School (OCS). Colonel O’Connor was drafted in 1966 and attended Basic Training at Fort…