Category: September 2019

Men’s Fellowship Breakfast notice

Jim Jensen On Oct. 16, Community Church at SaddleBrooke CCSB’s Men’s Fellowship is holding another Men’s Breakfast. It will be held at the SaddleBrooke TWO MountainView Ballroom, and doors open at 8 a.m. This is a wonderful time of fellowship and an excellent opportunity to bring a friend to enjoy a good meal and a great…

Quilter’s Spotlight: Kelly Rospond

Kelly Rospond, President, Friday Quilters

Varda Main Meet Kelly Rospond, resident of the SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters. Kelly is now on the home stretch of her year as president and is still enjoying every minute of it. Kelly sees her presidency as not just a one-year term but rather as a part of helping the Friday Quilters grow (16 new members…

Master Gardening training course

Carol Crawford The Master Gardener training course will once again be offered to all Pinal County residents. It will be held at SaddleBrooke on Thursdays from 8 a.m. to noon beginning Nov. 7, through Feb. 13, 2020. This is an intensive 13-week lecture series given by local Master Gardeners, guest lecturers from the University of Arizona, and…

Bury Not My Ashes in Desert Sands

Stuart Watkins not in the deep dark dry desert sands, please it may take too many blue moons to circulate in earth’s ever changing changing toss them into a stream, river, or ocean free, free to swim with swimming fish roll with rolling lapping tides oh, yes, take them on a cruise toss them overboard…

Dress A Girl Around the Wolrd Sew-a-Thon

Margaret Thompson Dress A Girl Around the World Sew-a-Thon will be Nov. 2, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene, 500 W. Calle Concordia. Dress a Girl Around the World is a national organization sewing dresses for little girls living in poverty. Many of these little girls are wearing…

Unit Happenings

Golf cart rally participants.

Unit Happenings: Unit 3-S Brenda Newitter Did you see SaddleBrooke residents zooming around SaddleBrooke on Thursday, Sept. 12, in their golf carts, stopping to look at various yards in many SaddleBrooke One Units? Did you wonder what they were doing? Were you ready to call the SaddleBrooke Patrol? These residents were only having fun participating…

Aware of Breast Cancer?

Nancy Teeter, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist It’s October, and everywhere you look, you see pink ribbons. These are intended to increase awareness of breast cancer and to raise money for organizations which focus on awareness and cure. But what about prevention? According to research, diet is responsible for about 30% to 40% of all cancers. Though…

Spanish Culture Club news

Gail Blizard Word for the day: Fiesta de bienvenida (Welcome back party!) We hope you will join us at our first meeting of the season on Monday, Oct. 21, at 5:30 p.m. in the SaddleBrooke One activity center. We’ll be having a wine and cheese party to welcome back current members and to especially welcome…