Category: July 2019

SaddleBrooke Rotary honor Oracle Ford

Barbara Barr Members of the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke honored Mark Phelps and Oracle Ford for their support and contributions to the Fore For Kids Charity Golf Fundraiser. Oracle Ford has been such a long-time supporter of Fore For Kids that no one can ever remember when they weren’t a sponsor of the event. Oracle…

In Passing

Paul Butler Paul Butler, a former SaddleBrooke resident, passed away May 31, 2019. Paul and his wife Marry Anne were married 67 years at the time of his passing. They moved from New Jersey to SaddleBrooke in 1997. They were the first to live in what was then considered experimental housing— The Villas (experimental in…

Exciting news – Health Fair expands

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The SaddleBrooke Health Fair is growing. The fair has become so popular that the planning committee is forced to turn away nearly 30 exhibitors each year. This year, the fair will be expanding. In addition to the space at SaddleBrooke One, space has been reserved at the MountainView Clubhouse. Immunizations and…

Unit Happenings

Unit 3-S Brenda Newitter Twenty-five residents of Unit 3-S gathered in the Agave Lounge for happy hour on Thursday, June 13. Most residents stayed after happy hour and had an enjoyable dinner in the Agave Lounge. New residents, Bill and Cate Mathews, have recently moved to SaddleBrooke One from SaddleBrooke Ranch. They originally lived in…

Pool Players of the Brooke – Recap and results

Left to right: first place Bob Fagotti and Jim “Aviator” Wydick, third place Bob “O” Ogle and Dick “The Stick” Schroeder, second place Dale Trudo and Jay “The Shamrock Shooter” Clary

Joe Giammarino and Dominic Borland Pool Players of The Brooke (PPB) want to thank our generous sponsor, SmashBurger. On June 15, 2019, the PPB hosted an Under 25 Partners 8-Ball Tournament. The PPB decided to eliminate their highly skilled players from this tournament and let other club members compete for the Under 25 Championship. Eligible…

Artist of the Month

Marty Fisher reviews a few of the assignments she’s completed in recent art classes.

Beginning artist finds welcoming community LaVerne Kyriss When Marty Fisher and her husband, Gary, moved to SaddleBrooke about 18 months ago, she had never really explored much about art. Working as an elementary school teacher in Bend, Oregon for 30-plus years, however, gave Fisher some exposure to art in the classroom. “I never studied art…

SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club

Website manager, Terri Gage

Navigating the “web” of SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club Want to learn how to line dance, but don’t know where to start? Your first step doesn’t need to start with a scuff or a stomp. Let your fingers do the walking and start with a click! That’s right, grab your mouse or iPad, and enter sbldc.weebly.com…

SaddleBrooke Arts and Crafts Fair pays it forward

Marcia Schima and Mark Erickson present check to Darlene Cavanaugh (Oracle’s Mountain Vista K-8 school librarian).

Those of you who have attended the SaddleBrooke Arts and Crafts Fair over the past several years have no doubt noticed that in conjunction with the fair, we also hold an auction of various artisans’ works. To be sure, auctions are fun with the anticipation of seeing if you have won any of the prizes.…

The British Club dines at Flavor of India

Twink Gates-Zimdar, Publicity On Friday, June 7, 11 members, and a friend of Jim and Susan Biestek, Margaret Day, visiting from Melbourne, Australia, enjoyed a terrific meal at the Flavor of India here in Tucson. Choosing a la carte from a wide menu of delicious Indian Cuisine, the Brits enjoyed the camaraderie of members and…