Health Fair volunteers needed

SaddleBrooke resident Jim Thompson spends time with the U of A Pharmacy Department’s free screening services. Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator SaddleBrooke volunteers and residents have supported the annual Health Fair…

News from GLAAS

Madeline and Boyd Bosma, Kay Galligan and Bonnie Buntain Judith Kirkland, Harriet Hason, Sheryl Nugent GLAAS members partied in April and May with two fabulous events: a reception at Absolutely…

Hikers explore 2003 fire’s regrowth

Hikers relaxing at Marshall Saddle: hike leader, Michael Reale, and Jeanne Reale (at rear), Jeff Traft, Jan Springer, and Maria Szentirmal (along the log) and Roddy Wilder (napping); Photo by…

The Rat Pack performs at DesertView to rave reviews

The Rat Pack performed March 12 at the DesertView Performing Arts Center, featuring (left to right), Robert Shaw, Lynette Carter (HOA 2 receptionist), Walter Belter and Mat Chapel. The group sang songs by Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra. This is one of the many events produced by Lonely Street Productions. Photo by…

Biosphere II: Launch pad of a different type

Mark Freshwater at Biosphere II

Mark Freshwater On Saturday, April 12 I had an opportunity never anticipated even a year ago. During 2013 I wrote and produced my own second original music CD entitled Biosphere. It is entirely instrumental music with space, time and earth related songs. I contacted Biosphere II’s John Adams back in February about possibly distributing my…

Unit 36

Margery Nemura Our annual Spring Picnic at Catalina State Park’s new outdoor pavilion was enjoyed by 45 guests on April 25. We were fortunate to have lovely weather which made our two hikes very pleasant. Jeff Eighmy, a unit 36 resident, led a very informative and interesting hike to the historic Romero Ruins. Jeff’s knowledge…

Unit 32

Back row: Dana Parker, Gerry Autry, Renee Beste and Kathy Duarte; front: Mary Worthy, soldier Private Louis Caldera, Sande Rivas, Barbara van Brunt and Margaret Falkowski. Photo by Jerry Parker

Barb Williams Can you learn Civil War history in a cemetery? Margaret Falkowski led a group to Evergreen Cemetery on Saturday, March 22 to find out for us. Here are her comments: “Betty Cook from the Arizona Historical Society organizes this yearly program to introduce current southern Arizona residents with Tucson pioneers. Our group from…

Unit 21

On Saturday, March 22, 50 or so neighbors in Unit 21 enjoyed a delicious potluck dinner in the Activity Center and then settled in for rousing games of Bingo! Winners, left to right: Kate Elfstrom, Mary Quamma, Chris Toney, Joanne Thomas and Kathy Vonderheid.