Category: July 2017

How can the Ridgeview Pickleball courts be so lucky?

Ed Mandler; photo by Ed Mandler

Shawne Cryderman Ed Mandler is a self-appointed Ridgeview courts cleanup guy. Every morning he arrives at the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association courts and picks up all the balls, returns them to their individual court holders and makes sure each holder is full of non-cracked playable Onix Pure 2 pickleballs. Next he picks up trash around the…

Summer exercise

Susan Dawson-Cook As Tucson temperatures rise to a thermometer-bursting 115 degrees, I know I’m not the only one trying to nudge a rebelling body into motion. The heat is draining. And sometimes, it can be downright dangerous. Several people have died in recent weeks hiking in this scorching heat with inadequate water. It’s important to…

Know how to dance – will travel

All join hands at the center of the Square Dance Universe in Idaho.

Bob White One of the exciting aspects of square dancing is taking what one has learned and going out amongst square dancers from around the state of Arizona and beyond. After three years of dancing at the MountainView Ballroom with Larry Kraber as our instructor, my wife and I decided to take advantage of the…

SaddleBrooke Marketplace Development update

Brian Harpel The site work at SaddleBrooke Marketplace continues and is progressing as planned. Our contractor has completed the grading phase and is currently transitioning to work on the underground infrastructure of the site. There is a slight, planned pause in work during this transition as equipment and materials appropriate for this next phase are…

In Passing

AnnaMarie (Weir) Martin AnnaMarie (Weir) Martin passed away peacefully on June 19, 2017 at her home in SaddleBrooke. AnnaMarie was born July 31, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan the youngest of three children born to Anna Golinski and James Weir. She was the first of her family to graduate from college earning a BA in Education.…

Unit Happenings

Midge Mollenkopf accepts her award as a member of the winning team at Unit 21’s annual golf outing and picnic. Terry Edwards and Larry Wilson were also part of the winning team.

Unit 21 Jim Hagedon Golf and food are always a winning combination for SaddleBrooke’s Unit 21 residents and on May 28, these two elements, combined with nearly perfect weather, brought out a total of 68 residents for the unit’s annual golf outing and picnic. From the group, 32 residents engaged in a spirited round of…

Lady Niners heat things up

Lois Kelly, 2017 President’s Cup Champion, and runner-up Kathleen Weiss

Barbara Johnson As if the temps hadn’t been high enough, the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners aren’t letting the heat keep them from playing and enjoying the course. They began the month of June by wrapping up the President’s Cup competition. After four rounds of match play, our 2017 winner emerged. Our winner this year is Lois…