Category: July 2016

Latest News From New Home Sales

The SaddleBrooke Sales Team * A model is currently under construction for the 3,118 square foot Sonrisa plan at The Preserve. This innovative layout with flexible spaces offers optimum comfort, convenience and function, perfect for experiencing the ultimate in luxury resort-style living. * The Robson Resort Communities celebrate winning the Grand Award at the thirty-first…

Demo Day 2 of cross training smorgasbord

Participants stepped out of their comfortable exercise box to cross train.

Susan Dawson-Cook Vital Moves hosted a three-day, free class extravaganza at the HOA 1 Fitness Center June 15 through 17. Participating members were urged to step out of their comfortable exercise box to cross train with some different class formats. Nearly 300 members participated in the dozens of classes held over the course of the…

Lady Niners donate to local young golfers

Barbara Johnson Every year the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners send a donation to LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Tucson. We hold our Invitational on even-numbered years, so we can increase this donation because we add in our profits from the event. At our General Meeting and Brunch on June 14, it was our pleasure to welcome some…

SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club

Giving through dance

Amber Lights peaceful demonstration Lynne Kumza One fine day this spring, 16 members of the SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club gave of their time and love of dance to the grateful and enthusiastic community of Amber Lights Assisted Living and Retirement Home. We were cheerfully greeted by the staff, residents and visitors. As we danced, we…

Oracle School District

Superintendent Dennis Blauser, SaddleBrooke Resident Dianne Ashby, Special Needs Director Tori Johnson

New preschool scholarships provide more opportunities for early childhood education Dennis Blauser Thanks to the Oracle Schools Foundation founded in 2015, the Oracle School District is now able to provide the opportunity for more children to attend preschool. Last year the Foundation raised over $15,000 with its first fundraiser, the Toast to Teachers Gala. As…

Spotlight in SaddleBrooke – Loretta Tom

Loretta Tom

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg The 10-inch deep gash in Loretta’s thigh is a constant reminder of the day she was hit by shrapnel as she and her family members were running from the Japanese Army. Loretta’s story could have been much more tragic – she could have lost her leg – but circumstances brought her…

In Passing Submission Information…

The SaddleBrooke Progress accepts obituaries and photos for publication in the “In Passing” column of the SaddleBrooke Progress monthly. Please limit the obituary to 300 words or less and submit it and a photo (if you have one) by email to editorial@robson.com or by mail to  SaddleBrooke Progress  9532 E Riggs Rd, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248 or drop…

GLAAS gets underway for 2016-2017

GLAAS members partake of fabulous food.

Jo Ann Ellison GLAAS (Gays, Lesbians, and Allies at SaddleBrooke), held a spring fling at the home of Orville Bell and Joseph Panessidi. The food was fantastic, the conversation stimulating and the weather cooperated — What more could you want? GLAAS is busy planning its 2016-2017 calendar. If you want more information, or to get…