Category: July 2019

Knit Wits news

Lunch at Pastiche was a nice ending to the Birdhouse Yarns excursion.

Carol Chiarello Summer is off to a big start with the Knit Wits. It started with a road trip to visit Holly at Birdhouse Yarns. The ladies had a fun time checking out the new fibers and improving the Tucson economy with their purchases. Afterwards, the group of nearly 20 had a fabulous lunch experience…

CycleMasters thank the Catalina Nature Society

Left to right: Bob Salas (President, CycleMasters), Jerry Schudda (President, Catalina Nature Society) and Skip Brauns (Treasurer, CycleMasters)

Madelaine Salas The annual bicycle donation by the SaddleBrooke CycleMasters to the schools of Oracle and San Manuel this past May could not have been possible without the help of many. This year, the Catalina Nature Society provided us with a trailer that we used to transport the bicycles to the two schools. To thank…

AZ State Long Course Championship Swim Meet

Doug Springer with Steve Truesdale accepting the Championship Team Award; Photo by Rodger Bivens.

Karin Bivens The Arizona State Long Course Championship Swim Meet took place March 31–June 2 at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center. For the long course meet, the pool is set up for 50 meters (as compared to 25 yards). To put that into perspective, the DesertView Pool is 25 yards long. Fifty meters is equivalent…

SaddleBrooke Table Tennis Club spring social

Photo by Shirley Webster

Susan Schwartz The SaddleBrooke Table Tennis Club held a spring potluck social at the lovely home of Ruth and Terry Caldwell in April. It is the second time they have graciously offered their home for a club social, and the SBTTC thanks them for their hospitality. About 40 members and their guests enjoyed lively conversations,…

SaddleBrooke team brings home the Catalina Cup

Catalina Cup Team, back row: Phyllis Sarrels, Kerry Crowell; Front row: Becky Hubbard, Maire Ryan, Takeyo Eakin, Kathleen Houser, Eila Sallaberry and Deb Finn

Marsha Camp Good afternoon to all Americans from sea to shining sea. Last month, I congratulated our team for bringing home the Catalina Cup Trophy. I can’t over emphasize what a grand accomplishment this is. Each month, SaddleBrooke sent a team of six players to compete in match play against a different club in the…

MountainView Lady Putters Moonlight Madness

Moonlight Madness Winners from left to right: Ginny Jackson, Jean Liske, Pam Brown, Raye Cobb, Pat Brothers and event chairwoman Annette Moyle.

The MountainView Lady Putters held a Moonlight Madness Putters event on May 16. Spouses and guests were invited to join the fun. We started out with a delicious buffet dinner at the Mesquite Grill and Patio. The menu included hamburgers and chicken breasts, side dishes and yummy cookies. Of course, many putters enjoyed a no…

“I Don’t Want It” sale signup is September 18

Sign up September 18, 2019, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. for SaddleBrooke’s I Don’t Want It sale. Sign ups will be in the MountainView Clubhouse Ballroom West. Please bring your homeowner’s card. Tables are $25 for one or $40 for two (limit two tables per space). We accept cash or check only. A sign-in sheet…

Are these nutrition statements fact or fiction?

Nancy Teeter, RDN A high protein diet is necessary to prevent muscle loss. While seniors may be at risk for muscle loss, it can be prevented by two things: weight training and diet. This statement is mostly fiction. I recommend that each meal include about 20 grams of protein. Good protein sources include intact grains…

Golden Goose gift cards

One of the most popular, easiest and favorite presents for anyone to receive is a gift card. Did you know the Golden Goose has gift cards for purchase? They can be found right up front at the cash registers and are so easy to get. Simply choose a card and hand it to the cashier…