Category: Generals

Oracle School District – December 2014

Thank you! Dennis Blauser For those that don’t know, the Oracle School District is a very small district with an enrollment of a little less than five hundred students. The district does not have its own high school but does have around two hundred and fifty high school students that are bussed by the Oracle…

Community Church’s annual blanket drive

Shanna Schudda The Community Church at SaddleBrooke is currently conducting its annual collection of warm blankets and throws to give to the Tri-Community Food Bank recipients. Each year the congregation donates 300 to 400 blankets for the folks in Mammoth, San Manuel and Oracle to help keep them warm. The blankets are handed out to…

Shop for unique gifts at Oracle Holiday Market

Slip Trailed Dog, high-fired stoneware by Susie Cochran

Val Bembenek Now in its eighth year and well-known for offering distinctive creations by Oracle artists and artisans, the Holiday Gifts and Art Market is open Wednesday through Sunday in December. This year, 12 artists have set up at 35 W. American Avenue, a white cottage just west of St. Helen Church. It’s open 10:00…

SASO to perform Beethoven and Dvorak in February

Violinist Edwin E. Soo Kim

Punch Howarth Linus Lerner will be on the podium for the first of three 2015 concerts in February by the 70 member Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra. This program will be presented on Saturday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. in SaddleBrooke at Desert View Performing Arts Auditorium; February 22 at 3:00 p.m. in Oro Valley at…

Resurrection Church Women’s Group Social

Karen Hustad (left) and Judy Stanard (right) co-hosted the Resurrection Church at SaddleBrooke women’s group social on November 14.

David Stanard At an event labeled Coffee, Conversation and Connections, the women of SaddleBrooke’s new church, Resurrection Church at SaddleBrooke, were invited to a November 14 social which was held at the home of Judy Stanard on Winding Trail Drive. Judy and Karen Hustad co-hosted with goodies preparation assistance by Sharon Dunn and Barbara Webb;…

The Treats and Talents Auction Thanksgiving gift

Arthur Posner gives IMPACT of Southern Arizona a check for $500.

The Treats and Talents Charity Auction is proud again to donate $500 to IMPACT of Southern Arizona to help those families in need celebrate Thanksgiving. This year IMPACT of Southern Arizona will provide turkeys and all the associated fixings to 300 families in Catalina and another 150 families in Vail. The event was held on…

Community Church and Blue Dot Sunday

Left to right: Keith Gordan, Marilyn Horn and Sue Manchey

Connie Saiz On the first Sunday of every month Community Church at SaddleBrooke celebrates Blue Dot Sunday. On Blue Dot Sundays our Chairperson Keith Gordon brings the Blue Dot poster to our meeting place at the DesertView Theatre and ensures that the table for food donations has been set up. It is such a blessing…