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Bridge Clubs raise funds for Alzheimer’s Association

Standing, left to right, are Sue Hagerty, Terry Coe, Barbara Starrett and Al Spaet; seated are Linda Depew, Joyce Honorof, chairperson and Sue Young.

Barbara Starrett On the summer solstice, the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) holds The Longest Day event to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. From sunrise to sunset, ACBL members across the country host fundraisers which include all kinds of Bridge, card games, Mah-jongg, athletic events and teaching lessons to advance the cause. This year…

New Photography Club is growing!

Vicki Cunningham and Barbara Wilder Well—this new club has more fun photographing than watching a barrel of monkeys! We are an open, welcoming, cohesive group that loves to see our world and show it off through the lens of a camera. There are tutorials that will help you see nature right here in your back…

Spring Hiking Club trip to Page, Arizona

Dave Corrigan April 18 through 20 the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club enjoyed a fabulous trip to Page, Arizona. Page is located near the beautiful shores of Lake Powell and was created when the Glen Canyon Dam was constructed on the Colorado River. The area offers some of the finest hiking in the Southwest. The club had…

Try lap swimming for exercise this summer

Lyn Moreno The SaddleBrooke Swim Club will be offering the Let’s Swim Program again this summer for residents that would like to begin lap swimming as a physical exercise. This highly successful program has had over 80 participants this past year. Swimmers receive individualized attention from Swim Club members to help improve their efficiency and…

SaddleBrooke Pickleball celebrates 10th anniversary

A group pauses to pose; photo by Linda Cornish

Andrea Molberg On March 28, SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) celebrated turning 10 years old with lots of food, 90 attendees and Pat and Jerry Morris’ wonderful PowerPoint photo presentation. According to social committee chair Angela Martin, “Things got pretty hectic at times, but it was all well worth the efforts of the social committee. A…

Mammoth puts science into stem

Co-authors Rico, John and Miguel discuss photo options for their book with tutor, Steve Rumsey. Co-author Sondra was not available for this photo.

Sidonia St. Germaine Educators have long known that it is important to introduce science to children in the earliest years of their education. It is best done through hands-on experiments and projects that provide stimulating and creative learning. Mammoth Elementary School (Mammoth, Arizona) is fortunate to have a science tutor from SaddleBrooke. Steve Rumsey (Unit…

Mama Mia! What a pizza party

Lynne Kumza Thank you and congratulations to the new Social Committee for a fun, successful and delicious Pizza Party. The SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club began their fun dancing (with light feet) in the Vermilion Room at HOA 1 Clubhouse. It was so nice to see many new faces from the Novice Class attending the festivities.…

Art in the Garden April 23

Enjoy a tiny garden with a small water feature and an enormous view.

Nan Nasser Have you ever vacationed at a beach and wandered along the water line looking for/at shells? I have brought home many treasures and then didn’t know quite what to do with them. SaddleBrooke resident Suzanne Stewart knows exactly what to do with those beauties, designing one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry that will be on…

Blue Barracudas VS Golden Gators A Chomping Good Swim Meet

Phil Simpson Barracudas and alligators – should ever the twain meet? Not likely. Except in the DesertView Pool where on March 11, blessed with a warm and sunny Saturday morning, the Blue Barracudas and the Golden Gators engaged in a watery, sharp-toothed battle over bragging rights among members of the SaddleBrooke Swim Club. This high…

SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary honors Golder Ranch Fire District

Patti R. Albaugh SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club recently honored the Golder Ranch Fire District with a luncheon to celebrate their life-saving work, time, compassion and educational programs. Over 180 people attended the luncheon at MountainView Country Club February 16. Tables were decorated with fire hats, bright flower arrangements, fire insignia plates and Life Saver® candies.…