Category: Clubs & Classes

Tales of Shamanic healing

“A shaman can serve as a healer, story teller and a keeper of wisdom, but most of all, shamans radiate a light that uplifts everybody. In our culture, we tend to focus on methods and forget that the greatest way we can offer healing to the world is to become a vessel of love.” –…

Republican Club highlights

Incoming SBRC President Neil Macdonald presents outgoing President Mike Stites with a well-deserved thank you plaque for his four years of service.

Neil Macdonald The SaddleBrooke Republican Club opened its general membership meeting at 4.00 p.m. on November 11. The meeting started with a vote by the membership in attendance to vote and accept the following new officers as Board members of the club. Jo Ann Livingston was voted in as the new Events Director. Linda Schuttler…

Oktoberfest

Trudy Varga and Walt Teike attending in native German costumes.

The annual Oktoberfest, hosted by HOA One, was a tremendous success. It was nice to see so many dancing to wonderful German music and eating super German food. Why Not Dance meets every Tuesday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from Noon-2:00 p.m. The first hour of each day is open dance time. Beginners and…

MOAA meeting recap

Rett Benedict The Catalina Mountains Satellite Chapter met on November 21 at the MountainView Clubhouse in SaddleBrooke. The speaker was Sheriff Paul Babeu, Pinal County Sheriff since 2008. He also served over 20 years in the Army National Guard, retiring as a Major. His service included Iraq and Commander of Operation Jump Start, a Southwest…

Hearing Loss Support Group

The Adult Loss of Hearing Association (ALOHA) Oro Valley Support Group monthly meeting will be held Thursday, December 10 at 2:00 p.m. in the Cholla and Ocotillo meeting rooms at Santa Catalina Church, 14380 N. Oracle Road. Cynthia Amerman and Sue Vardon, both ALOHA Board members and bilateral cochlear implant recipients, will make a presentation…

Hopi culture, life and lands

Members of the SaddleBrooke Nature Club enjoyed spending time with the Hopis.

Pam Boedeker Twenty-four members of the SaddleBrooke Nature Club ventured up to the Four Corners region to spend five days with the Hopis. The trip was organized by Road Scholar in conjunction with Northern Arizona University. Ray Coin, a Hopi tribe member, was our group leader and star of the program. Ray and Ted Danson…

Computer Club – What’s new?

Richard Beaty Upcoming User Group Meetings SBCC User Group meetings are open to all SaddleBrooke residents, whether you are a club member or not. The January meeting will be of special interest to all, as Orbitel’s Bryan Johnson will update us on new Internet connectivity options here in SaddleBrooke. This meeting will be held in…

Hiking Club Diary

Trekking to Great Britain!

Hiking Club members to give talk on trekking in Great Britain Jan. 20 Come join SaddleBrooke Hiking Club members Cheryl and Dean Werstler as they recount their experiences walking United Kingdom trails at the Hiking Club monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 20 at 3:00 p.m. at the HOA One Activity Center. They will share their…

SaddleBrooke Stroke/Neuro Support Group news

Liz Boyd Are you caring for a loved one who has stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or other neurological conditions? Or are you your own caregiver? Our monthly lunches provide an opportunity to share concerns and solutions in a supportive atmosphere. The next lunch will be on Friday, January 15 at 11:30 a.m. at…