Category: Generals

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings – September 2014

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt a Family shoppers and wrappers from Unit 49; photo courtesy of Marge Wong.

Adopt-a-Family 2014 Ken and Ellen Perkins Despite the fact that it is only September, it’s time to begin thinking about Christmas! To be more specific, it’s time to start preparing for the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt a Family project. Many of our neighbors are suffering in communities with very high unemployment rates. Unfortunately, many communities…

Oracle School District – September 2014

Jeff McClure and Linda Thomas Oracle Elementary School District No. 2 (OESD) is placing a 15% Maintenance and Operations (M&O) Budget Override measure on the November ballot. This is not a new tax, nor is it a bond. Bonds are interest accruing tax levies for capital improvements to be repaid over a ten year period.…

New SaddleBrooke Church to begin worship September 14

Pastors Wayne Viereck and Palmer Ruschke, two of the six pastors who will be involved at the church

Resurrection Church at SaddleBrooke will hold weekly Worship Services in HOA 1’s clubhouse beginning Sunday, September 14 at 10:00 a.m. The Vermilion Room will be where this new church will hold its services. This will be a unique setting for worship since there will be six pastors who will rotate the responsibility of leading the…

New scholarship program for employees of SaddleBrooke

Community Church of SaddleBrooke announces the Robert Fries Scholarship program for eligible employees of the two SaddleBrooke Homeowner Associations. The program is funded by a gift from the Fries Family Trust and administered by Community Church in cooperation with HOA 1 and HOA 2. It is anticipated that yearly awards will approximate $10,000. Association employees…

Call for candidates for  HOA 2 Board Vice President

Bill Lewin All HOA 2 homeowners are invited to apply for candidacy for the office of Board Vice President. If you decide to accept the challenge, contact Bill Lewin, email lewinb@wbhsi.net, telephone 818-3158. The deadline to commit for VP candidacy is October 3, 2014. The newly elected vice president will serve a two year term…

Unit Happenings – September 2014

Unit 7 potluck draws a large summer crowd.

Unit 7 Potluck Neil and Nancy Macdonald Unit 7 manages to always have great participation with our potluck get-togethers. Over thirty of our residents gathered at Lois and Carl Travors’ home at 5.30 p.m. and, considering the number of absent snowbirds we have, this was an excellent turnout. The food was superb as evidenced by…

Skins and Steel 3

Neighbors enjoy the evening on the Talbots’ patio; photo by Ron Talbot

On Monday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. the UA Percussion Studio will be returning to the Concerts at SaddleBrooke series. Skins and Steel 3 will offer an entertaining evening of music featuring the amazing versatility of the world of percussion instruments. Four groups will be presenting works that span the entire percussion universe. You’ll be…

SASO new season opening concert

Punch Howarth Before presenting the preview of the opening concert of the 2014-15 SASO season, this writer would like to explain the absence of SASO articles this summer. I have had several health problems and was hospitalized. Hopefully this is behind me and I am back. Conductor Linus Lerner, with the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra,…

Tutor alert: Mark your calendars

When: Saturday, October 11, 2014, noon to 2:00 p.m. Where: HOA 1 Activities Center (refreshments included) Why: We need more tutors Did you know that SaddleBrooke Community Outreach supports reading and math tutoring programs at four local schools? Reading programs are in place at Mountain Vista Elementary School in Oracle and Coronado K-8 School in…