Unit Happenings

Left to right: Floyd Roman, Steve Bellacuqa and Bob Muise (Pancho Villa) Unit 3-S Brenda Newitter Unit 3-S celebrated Cinco de Mayo at the home of Helen and Steve Bellacuqa…

CCSB supports local children

Left to right: Terri and Pastor Steve Wilson, Kathy and Bill Doran Kathy Doran Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) donated 266 Easter bags for distribution at the Tri-Community Food Bank…

Forget serious – Let’s have fun

The big winners of the Poker Run – April 2017 Bob White After all, isn’t that what living in SaddleBrooke and the Ranch can be all about? We have golf,…

Knit Wits hone computer skills

The ladies put down their knitting needles and listen intently to Linda Hood as she explains use of the knitting website, Ravelry. Carol Chiarello We recently offered two computer classes…

Summer music “Musing”

Punch Howarth With SASO in recess until fall, I will relate my musical activities for the summer. In my own listening, it has been mostly large works which means big orchestra and lengthy. Starting with Shostakovich there is his Ninth Symphony followed by his greatest, the Tenth that freed him from Stalin’s shadow. Mahler’s sixth and ninth took…

CCSB supports local children

Left to right: Terri and Pastor Steve Wilson, Kathy and Bill Doran

Kathy Doran Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) donated 266 Easter bags for distribution at the Tri-Community Food Bank on Palm Sunday. Many of the children who participated in this program had never received an Easter basket, so you can imagine the smiles on their faces! CCSB members are a very generous and giving congregation with…

SaddleBrooke PickleBall

Pickleball clean-up crew members (left to right): Marty Schneider, Jim Bevan, Charlie Bouffard, Gail Bouffard, Gary Lange, Ann Lange, Karol Jackson, Lois Violanti, Nancy Carlson, Don Burkhead, Brent Carlson, Pam Kruse, Gary Stevens, Joan Van Matre, Raymond Howard and Debbie Westwater.

10 Years of leadership Andrea Molberg SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) is celebrating 10 years of play in SaddleBrooke and its current 712 members owe a lot to its leaders. Beth Patterson and her husband Dave spearheaded the effort to start pickleball play in SaddleBrooke. In those early days games were played in the street, later…

Jewish Friendship Group news

Marilyn Anthony Our Mother’s Day Dinner was on the beautiful new patio of HOA 1. Most of the diners enjoyed delicious rainbow trout with rice and a dessert of lemon sorbet. Everyone thought the setting was beautiful and the dinner delicious. We are definitely being spoiled by Chef Dave! Larry Stillman read a sequel to…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Leslie Rocco Gigantic strides are being made to reduce euthanasia at Tucson’s animal shelter. Unsung heroes in this battle are pet rescue groups who annually take in many hundreds of sick, injured and behavioral pets. Rescue groups give the homeless a second chance at love but the cost of these life-saving efforts is staggering. As…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Back, left to right: Elise Grimes, Steve Groth, Larry Richter; middle: Vivian Errico, Marcia Van Ommeran, Sandy Miller, Melanie Stout, Karen Green; front: Joan Roberts, Ann Coziahr, Betsy Lowry, Anne Everett, Cheryl Smith, Trish Parker, Nancy McCluskey-Moore

New board elected Nancy McCluskey-Moore At the annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) meeting on May 18 the organization elected its Board of Directors for 2017-18. The Board (shown in the photo below) consists of: Steve Groth, president; Elise Grimes, executive vice president; Barbara Hammond and Marcia Van Ommeran, recording secretary; Cheryl Smith, corresponding secretary; Anne…