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18th Annual Food Drive

Nan Nasser For many years SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) conducted a spring food drive throughout our community, benefiting a variety of area food banks. We now direct our efforts to the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) based in Mammoth, serving people in Mammoth, San Manuel and Oracle. Why? This is an area of chronic poverty with…

SaddleBrooke volunteers work the Arizona Trail

Back row: Stan Smith, Fred Norris, David Vermerris, Ray Peale, Dave Streicher, Frank Earnest, Norm Rechkemmer, Dave Corrigan, Bob Garner, Pam Wakefield, Lenore Henninger, Joe Maurizzi, Joyce Maurrizi, Lonnee Plattner, Dan Plattner; middle row: Suzanne Bassett, Heidi Klepacki, Mary Croft, Mile Wolters, Kathy Gish, Jeff Traft, Lynda Green, Alison Tyler; front row: Elisabeth Wheeler, Arlene Gerety, Melissa White, Marilynn Smith; photo by Zach MacDonald

Elisabeth Wheeler The Arizona National Scenic Trail from Mexico to Utah is a continual work in progress. The SaddleBrooke Hiking Club has adopted the Oracle Passage which goes along the east side of Oracle State Park. In January 27 hikers from SaddleBrooke improved a significant portion of the trail. Gary Faulkenberry of Oracle State Park…

Ronald McDonald joins Rotary Fore For Kids Tournament!

Tim Morsani Rotary’s nineteenth annual Fore For Kids Charity Tournament has truly become a celebrity golf event. In addition to Honorary Rotarian Lute Olson, the world famous Ronald McDonald will add his cachet to this fun SaddleBrooke event. Kaiser Garage Doors and Bruegger’s Bagels have already contributed for the pleasure of being in Lute’s foursome.…

SaddleBrooke comes through again

Marty Herbert On Saturday, December 10 the SaddleBrooke CycleMasters conducted a Bicycle Round-up. This campaign was designed to enable SaddleBrooke residents to rid themselves of any excess bicycles, bicycle clothing, bicycle parts or bicycling accessories in order to help the less fortunate. The CycleMasters teamed up with BICAS (Bicycle Inter Community Art and Salvage) of…

Preparations underway for annual Chef’s Gala

George Atwell, VP Food and Beverage Robson Ranch is preparing to host the 13th annual Chef’s Gala Saturday, January 21. The event is the brain child of George Atwell, VP of Food and Beverage for Robson Communities, as a way to foster friendly competition among the Chefs of all the Robson Resort Communities. The winning…

Fourth annual Golf Cart Parade December 21

Valerie Malik Four years ago several HOA 1 couples got together and decided that a Christmas golf cart parade would be a lot of fun. So, they decorated their carts with lights and holiday cheers. Before the parade they met at one of the couple’s home for drinks and appetizers. As soon as the sun…

Dictionaries for kids

At Wilson Elementary School are (from left): Cathy Mikesell, Rachel McCoy, Debbie Price, Teri Pastor, Chris Champie, Marian Manning and Catalina Mountain Elks Dictionary Project Chairperson Joyce Garcia.

Pat Cox Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 distributed dictionaries to third grade students at Casa Christian, Copper Creek, Immaculate Heart, Mesa Verde and Wilson Elementary Schools in Oro Valley in October. Project Chairperson Joyce Garcia purchased 350 dictionaries and, with the assistance of lodge members, presented each third grade student with a dictionary. The…

Get ready for annual Grandkids Days November 23-26

Looking for something fun to do with your young visitors over the Thanksgiving weekend? Check out these activities. They’ll be sure to have a blast and burn off some energy! No reservations necessary, except where indicated. Questions can be answered by contacts below. Wednesday, November 23 Learn to Hula! The Hawaiian Hula Group will hold this…