SaddleBrooke Lady Golfers unite to have fun

First place Flight 2: Mary Ricacchi, Betty Edwards, Carol Bidwell and Shirley Morris First place Flight 3: Sharon Dicosola, Maire Ryan, Char Crossman and Ann Running First place Flight 1:…

Knit Wits news

Members listen intently as Barb shows us how the gauge of your yarn project can change based on your needle and yarn size. Carol Chiarello Road trip for the ladies!…

Have you ever heard of a wooden nickle?

Examples of wooden nickels Ken Marich During your life has anyone ever told you “not to take a wooden nickel”? This American adage is considered to be a light-hearted reminder…

Biggest snake in Arizona?

Gary and Dorothy Wood We discovered this as we exited the 335-foot-long Arizona Trail tunnel under Interstate 10 east of Vail. Shown are SaddleBrooke hikers Brian Hand (standing) and Steve…

Stroke/Neuro Support Group summer lunches education opportunities

Sigrid Silverman, social chairperson, left, and Gretchen Kolsrud confer on plans for the May picnic at the April luncheon.

Linda Korger May is National Physical Fitness and Sports month, a good inspiration as summer weather begins in SaddleBrooke. The risk of stroke and heart disease can be significantly decreased by lifestyle and behavior. Exercise is an important part of that change along with measuring blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol and other factors as…

The Spanish Cultural Club enjoys a fiesta grande

Booty Pomeroy and Sandy Brooks On April 22 the Spanish Cultural Club enjoyed a true fiesta Grande complete with food, drink, music and Mexican folkloric dances. A social hour preceded the entertainment allowing members to welcome the many visitors and guests. The club guests were members of SEED, a program offered by the Department of…

Jewish Friendship Group news – May 2014

On May 21 we will be once again celebrating Mother’s Day. This year we will have a Mediterranean Dinner Buffet at the Mesquite Grill. The menu will include Mediterranean salad, lemon garlic chicken and cracker crusted whitefish. Cost will be $24 per person including tip and tax. Lots of free parking. Mark your calendars for…

British Club holds ladies’ coffee morning and book exchange

The British Club enjoyed tea at the home of Sheelagh Simpson

Twink Gates-Zimdar On Saturday, April 26 it seemed like British weather had come to SaddleBrooke! It was a blustery, overcast day and threatening rain; not like the lovely sunny days we usually enjoy here. Quite a fitting day for the eleven ladies from the British Club to enjoy their Coffee Morning and Book Exchange at…

Old Time Radio Club meeting

Norman Schickedanz OTR (old time radio) fans will meet Tuesday, June 3 at 1:30 p.m. in SaddleBrooke. They will listen to The National Barn Dance from August 22, 1942. Heard in the broadcast are Joe Kelly, Billy Murray, the Hoosier Hot Shots, Pat Buttram, Lulubelle and Scotty, Eddie Peabody and the Dinning Sisters. The National Barn…

The SaddleBrooke Adventure Club was sky high

High above the ground the silvery outline of a small plane was barely visible as it climbed ever higher into the bright blue sky. Then a tiny black speck appeared to tumble from the plane and then another and another. Quickly those specks were lost to normal vision, but soon the sky blossomed with color…