Category: November 2017

Planning underway for 2018 P.E.O. Fashion Show

Working on Fashion Show arrangements are, left to right: Diane Ewing, chair, Dianne Ashby, Andrea Stephens and Carolyn Reygers

Sue Hagedon P.E.O. Chapter EP sisters, Diane Ewing and her committee are getting in the groove and have chosen Harmony of Sisterhood as the theme for the annual Luncheon and Fashion Show to be presented on March 9, 2018. The air will be filled with harmony as the SaddleBrooke Barbershop Chorus will be blending their…

Upcoming activities at Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church

Nan Nasser Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church is welcoming back many snowbirds, launching faith enhancing programs and will celebrate its twentieth birthday in October. In November we will begin our collection of nonperishable food items suited to Thanksgiving baskets that will be distributed by IMPACT of southern Arizona. December will be our annual time to work…

MLPN snowbirds migrate

Linda Miles and Marilyn Horn

Eileen J. Snearly According to Wikipedia: “A snowbird is a North American term describing a person who moves from higher latitudes and colder climates of the northern U.S. and Canada and migrates southward in winter to warmer locales.” The term has been around for nearly 100 years. We give a warm welcome to the early…

Creative Photography class in session

Cell phone creativity

Dee English Let’s face it—when you talk about creative photography, the field is wide open. Unlike the technical side of photography that can be mastered by following specific workflows, there are no clear workflows for being creative. This is what makes creative photography challenging. It’s also why many photographers find photography to be a lifelong…

Employment Appreciation – still time to say thank you

Mary Baglien The holidays are rapidly approaching and time always seems to move more quickly during this season; however, you still have time to say thank you to our employees for their continued hard work and dedication that they demonstrate throughout the year. We enjoy more than 150 employees who work in our restaurants, maintain…

Is an Antarctic Cruise right for you?

Antarctic travel is an experience unlike any other, because it is a place unlike any other. Individual characteristics of the continent can be found elsewhere, sure, but the undeveloped, untouched landscape combined with the sheer remoteness of the area make visiting Antarctica like traveling to another world. It’s a special place and it calls for…

Stroke/Neuro Support Group

Myra Knapp Are you caring for a loved one who has stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease or another neurological condition or movement disorder? Or are you your own caregiver? Members of the Stroke/Neuro Support Group understand that caregivers may need an outlet and an opportunity to share concerns and solutions in a supportive atmosphere. Our next…

Honor Flight SaddleBrooke resident Art Walsh

Staff Sergeant Walsh at work as Ground Control Approach Radar Technician.

Jerry Lujan SaddleBrooke resident Art Walsh was one of the 67 WWII and Korean War veterans on board Honor Flight 23 that flew to Washington, D.C. on September 2 and returned on September 4. Art was born and reared in New York City. While 16 years of age, he and some high school friends decided…

2017 Jeff Shields Putting Tournament recap

Winning team, “Graf’s Gang,” receives their prize. From left: Randy Spencer (tournament treasurer), Al Storey, Larry Kraber, Don Stone and Don Graf

Herb Kranze The third annual Jeff Shields/Charles Schwab Senior Men’s Putting Tournament, hosted by the SaddleBrooke Men’s Putters Club (SBMP), was held Friday, September 15. The tournament was dedicated to the memory of Bob Gabric, a leading organizer of the SBMP more than 15 years ago and who, along with Jeff Shields, fostered these annual…

Summer softball highlights

The Charles Company team, with manager Ron Quarantino, dominated Monday softball; photo by Pat Tiefenbach.

Pat Tiefenbach and Carol Chiarello The long hot summer is over and the SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) is excited to announce the results of our summer leagues. Before we begin, let’s take a moment to learn a bit of history about 20 years of softball teams and one guy in particular: Ron Quarantino, or…