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Bee-Cuz We Care Cancer Golf Tournament

Ret Convey How do you handle pressure on the golf course, or do you fold like a cheap umbrella at the thought of competition? Do the yips send your easy-peasy eight-inch putt screaming past the hole, hijacking your dreams of saving triple-bogey? When your third tee shot kerplops into the water, do you wonder why you…

Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Child program again brighten the holiday season

Ken and Ellen Perkins For more than a decade, the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Child program has provided hand-picked and carefully wrapped Christmas gifts to local families and Apache children on the San Carlos reservation. In recent years, the program has grown to annually assist about 90 families and 257 Apache children. SaddleBrooke and…

Walk to fund a great cause!

Nancy McCluskey-Moore On Saturday, Oct. 26, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) will be hosting its 23rd annual walkathon. This fundraising event helps to support a wide range of programs that benefit youngsters living in nearby communities. Thanks to SBCO, students receive new wardrobes for school through Kids’ Closet and Teen Closet, have access to educational enrichment programs…

Pet Rescue fundraiser October 19

Marcia Vernon This is our biggest fundraiser for the benefit of homeless pets at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC). You can help by donating your clean, gently used pet and household items as well as small furniture. We are also collecting used jewelry, scarves, and purses for the sale. We will be accepting donations for…

SaddleBrooke Swim Club

(Above) SaddleBrooke's newest swimmers from the April Adult Learn-To-Swim clinic (left to right): Linda Bowers, Karen Dewey, Barbara Burgess, Julian Imes, Joe Allen, Pat Olson, Linda Cutting, and Jean Romine. Not pictured: JeriAnn Demsky and Gale DiGiorgio.

Terese Butler The SaddleBrooke Swim Club will once again offer free swim clinics to all SaddleBrooke residents during October. The two clinics each have a special focus and are geared to different levels of swimmers. The Adult Learn-To-Swim clinic is designed for adults who have beginning to no prior swimming experience or may even have…

Save the date! Cowboy Cookout “Fur” Critters

country dog - english bulldog puppy dressed up in western clothes and hat on white background

Charlotte James and Carole Rossof Mosey on up to the chuck wagon where Chef Dave will be cooking burgers and chicken sausages on the outside grill. All the condiments will be served along with coleslaw and baked beans, and delicious cookies for dessert. SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue (SBPR) will be the worthy beneficiary of all net…

Hikers To Help Set New 800 Mile Record

Arizona Trail marker. Photo by Elisabeth Wheeler.

Elisabeth Wheeler Is it possible to complete the whole Arizona National Scenic Trail in a day? Not by one individual, but if hundreds of hikers, bikers and equestrian riders travel on every segment of the 800-mile trail on Oct. 12, it can be done. If successful in this effort, it will be the first time…

Flag Day and Flag Retirement ceremony honors our country

Pat Cox A Flag Day and Flag Retirement ceremony was held at Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge on Friday, June 14, 2019. The Oro Valley American Legion Post 132 Color Guard opened the program by presenting the American Flag, followed by Mary Cartter singing the Star Spangled Banner. Past Exalted Ruler (PER), Larry Megahan, narrated the…