SaddleBrooke Nature Club visits lavender farm

Much to our surprise and delight, the SaddleBrooke Nature Club became aware of the Oracle, Arizona treasure known as “Life Under the Oaks” lavender farm. This family friendly venue has…

MountainView Lady Putters Moonlight Madness

Moonlight Madness Winners from left to right: Ginny Jackson, Jean Liske, Pam Brown, Raye Cobb, Pat Brothers and event chairwoman Annette Moyle. The MountainView Lady Putters held a Moonlight Madness…

How Does Your Garden Grow? – January 2015

Louise Grabell How does my garden grow? Well, it’s not! I am not a winter gardener. At this point in time, I need a break! However, some crops and flowers do well in winter if you are full of vim and vigor, unlike me. Lettuce and herbs like cooler temps (but not freezing). Snapdragons and…

Republican Women of Pinal County meeting notice

Janice Westra, Janice Haching and Jo Ann Evans

Jo Ann Evans The Republican Women of Pinal County will meet Saturday, January 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the HOA 1 Activities Center. We will start the year off with an Installation Party for our newly elected officers. They are President Barbara Treick, First Vice President Mary Ann Melhorn, Second Vice President…

2014 SMGA Member-Member Tournament is highly competitive

Gross Score Winners, left to right: Doug Swartz, Ted Shin and Marc Webb, Larry Crum and Bill Clarkin, Tom Albaugh and Dave Bentzel and John Pavlak and Roy Stigers (missing Bill Lich)

Gary Averett The SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association (SMGA) hosted its annual three day Member-Member Tournament on November 6, 7 and 10. One hundred ten members paired up and competed in this partner’s better ball tournament separated into four flights. Teams were paid for their positions in daily play as well as overall results. Winners were…

Thursday Afternoon Bridge clinic

Paul Shalita This clinic is a practice and critique session designed for players at all levels who desire to improve their Bridge. No partner is necessary. No time commitment; come late, leave early. Meet potential new partners. Sessions run from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoons at DesertView. For more information call Paul Shalita…

2014 Javelina Cup results

SMGA Special Events Chairman Gus Pachis awards the 2014 Javelina Cup to M-PMGA President Dennis Marchand.

Dan Schroeder The two day golf tournament called the Javelina Cup, played between the HOA I and HOA II men’s golf clubs, was held on December 11 and 12. Two man teams from each HOA compete for points against each other. Each day is broken into two nine hole games where the two man teams…