Category: August 2018

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

  Local realty team becomes SBCO supporter Nancy McCluskey-Moore Beth Fedor and Lynn Dent of the Make Your Move Team at Realty Executives offer their real estate clients the opportunity to benefit a number of local charities, including SBCO, by donating ten percent of the realtors’ earnings. “Our goal has always been to give back…

Unit Happenings

  Unit 3-S Robin Hood and his Merry Men Brenda Newitter The Merry Men from Unit 3-S joined Robin Hood (Steve Bellacqua) for a June breakfast at the Roadrunner Grill. Everyone enjoyed the company, food and conversation. Each month, the men in Unit 3-S get together for breakfast at 8:15 a.m. on the third Friday…

Artist of The Month

LaVerne Kyriss Kent Banta and his wife, Carol, moved to Tucson in 1975. His goal was to practice dentistry two days a week and golf two days a week. That plan worked well for many years as Banta built a successful dentistry practice. In 2005, the Banta’s retired and moved to SaddleBrooke, impressed with the…

SaddleBrooke Hula Group

Glenda Fredricks Recently the SaddleBrooke Hula Group danced at Sunrise Senior Home. The Nani Loa Kupuna Hula Halau loves to dance for Unit parties and luaus and for senior and assisted facilities. We can dance as few or as many as you would like. The halau originated in 2007. Any and all are welcome to…

British Club members enjoy coffee morning and book exchange

Twink Gates-Zimdar, British Club Publicity On Saturday, June 30, it was another beautiful sunny day with blue skies here in SaddleBrooke when a ladies coffee morning and book exchange was held at the home of Sheelagh Simpson. Ten members and a guest of the British Club, as usual, enjoyed the camaraderie of friends, exchanging tales…

Silverbelles “wheely” have fun

Vivian Herman In the interest of full disclosure and true transparency, the formation pictured above is not part of the SilverBelle dance program, but the flashy costuming is right in our wheelhouse. The SilverBelles have been dancing and entertaining folks in the Tucson area since the 90s, and although dancers have come and gone, our…

In memory of Carol Lich

  James E. Cox What can we say, God’s nod this day has brought her soul to Heaven’s rest. Although we know our tears fallow, we’re thankful she’s forever blessed. She was a friend to SaddleBrooke and all who live within. And, Happy Hour can ne’er be sour… our love brings her therein.

Two SaddleBrooke authors, two books, both excellent

Stuart Watkins The SaddleBrooke Writers Club has two success stories to report. One is by retired psychiatrist Mark Adams and the other is by retired obstetrician Bruce Bodkin. Mark Adams wrote Going Against the Grain and I was thrilled to read a technical book by a psychiatrist that is written in terms that I can understand.…

Library Lecture Series resumes in September

  Rolly Prager Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) is excited to announce the two new lectures scheduled for this fall. All lectures are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. at the MountainView Ballroom. Mark Schwartz will open the series on Thursday, September 13 with “Operation BLACKLIST,” the story of the American military and the occupation of Japan. As…