Category: October 2017

Dog Park Paw Parade It’s Howl-O-Ween

Diane Aaron It’s going to be a howling good time for the SaddleBrooke Dog Park’s fur-ever friends at the annual Howl-o-Ween Paw Parade on Halloween. There will be no tricks, but lots of fun when the SaddleBrooke dogs parade in their adorable costumes. The event will be in the large dog side, beginning at 3:00…

Serving Arizona’s veterans

Bonnie Dudelston

Dick Kroese Bonnie Dudelston, Administrator of the Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Marana, gave a wonderful presentation to the SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club about the cemetery, which is located on 32 acres of high desert landscaped property. Phase one of the cemetery includes 1802 burial plots, 1638 cremated remains burial plots and 1920 Columbarium niches. The…

STC to host Skin Cancer Institute Fundraiser – UA Wildcat Tennis Teams to visit

TJ Duffy Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 18, 2017. The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club plays host to a multifaceted fundraising event for the Skin Cancer Institute (SCI) which unites The University of Arizona Cancer Center’s many skin cancer prevention endeavors, bringing together innovative research, clinical care, education and community outreach. Denise Spartonos, Community Outreach Coordinator…

P.E.O. fundraising event

Save The Date: January 28, 2018 Venue: SaddleBrooke HOA1 Vistas Ticket Price: $42 (Includes dinner of either ribs or chicken, entertainment and a donation to P.E.O.) Tickets go on sale: November 1, 2017 at HOA1 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Note: Only cash or check (made out to P.E.O. Chapter FF) will be accepted. Many…

Democrats review state organization structure

Tim Koch The SaddleBrooke Democratic Club recently held its monthly business and information meeting at the HOA1 Activity Center. Vice Chair Tim Koch provided copies of renowned linguist George Lakoff’s recent article, Why Hate Speech is Not Free Speech and addressed the fiscal challenges faced by Arizona’s public district schools and universities. Ralph Atchue, Democrat candidate…

Community Church at SaddleBrooke continues to award the Robert Fries Opportunity Scholarship

Patricia Tarner Community Church of SaddleBrooke announces the fourth year of the Robert Fries Opportunity 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 HOA1 and HOA2. Last year two $5,000 awards were…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Herbs grown in a container

Louise Grabell October is a great month for gardening. The danger of you getting heat stroke is gone and there is much to do outside in the fresh air. Some fall cleaning is probably needed, and most of your annuals have probably finished their performance for this year; however, there are lots of things you…

Upcoming events at GLAAS

Jo Ann Ellison Upcoming Events at GLAAS (Gays Lesbians and Allies at SaddleBrooke): October 13 (Friday): Social Event plus a presentation by SaddleBrooke resident and storyteller Joyce Johnson. Joyce Johnson tells stories of African American history that include historic tales of African American Cowboys in the Old West; 5:00 p.m. HOA1 tennis patio. Munchies will…