Dancing Lifts Our Spirits

Diana Durham Your SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Club (SBDC) friends are optimistic, so we are proceeding with our plans for May and early June in SaddleBrooke and you’re invited! A fabulous…

Senior Village Birthdays Are for Celebrating

Senior Village members (left to right): Jim Jevne, Barbara Carlson, Nancy Brackett, and Beatrice Simpson celebrate at a birthday luncheon organized by Senior Village volunteer Deb Donahue. Suzanne Marlatt-Stewart “The…

Pre-Preserve Pictures

View to the east from what is now a golf cart path to the Preserve Cattle walking up to my fence Stuart Watkins I took photos pre-Preserve about 20 years…

SMGA Club Championships April Tournament

John Morales (center) SMGA Club Championship flight 3 winner with Troy Jewkes, head golf pro (left) and Mike Roddy, superintendent of golf and grounds (right) Fred Pilster The SaddleBrooke Men’s…

Who are the SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters

The Cyclemasters perform many charitable functions for the SaddleBrooke community.

You may have seen this group of bicyclists riding the SaddleBrooke streets in their colorful yellow jerseys. The club consists of nearly 200 members and rides both inside and outside of SaddleBrooke three days or more a week. They join together on Saturdays, riding as a club function, with three different speeds and mileage inside…

DIGS: Aravaipa Canyon field trip

Aravaipa Canyon hiker/photographers, front: Dick Kroese, Ron Taylor, Doug Armstrong, Bob Shea, Kent Banta, Richard Spitzer and Byron Cotter; back Dan Garand, Bill Todd and Connie Sparbel; photo by Bob Shea

Bob Shea and Bill Brennan Several times each year DIGS, SaddleBrooke’s Photography Club, schedules photo field trips. December’s destination was the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness area located north on Highway 77 past Mammoth. Eleven members of DIGS participated in the day long adventure that was organized and led by Bob Shea who knows the canyon well…

Kannally Ranch hike

Karen Schickedanz Enjoying a pre-Christmas hike in Oracle State Park are SaddleBrooke Hiking Club members (from left) Miriam Solomon, Karen Wendlandt, hiking guide Susan Hollis and Donna O’Shea. In the background is the historic Kannally Ranch. Neil Kannally came to the area in 1902 and homesteaded the land that eventually became the park. In 1976…

Tucson Troop Support – January 2015

Marines honored at the dinner dance, left to right: Marine Captain Zachary Knight, Military Food Banks Chair Moose Creighton, STS President George Bidwell and Marine First Sergeant Jason Hamm.

STS hosts successful dinner dance George Bidwell The SaddleBrooke Troop Support (STS) had a very successful Dinner Dance this past October. After a sumptuous dinner prepared by Chef Robert, we had entertainment provided by Shawne Cryderman of Unit 49. Working with a small entertainment crew, Shawne provided a unique variety show. Shawne emceed the show…

A Classic Country Christmas

Photos by Roger Carter

A Classic Country Christmas was performed by Lonely Street Productions on December 17 at the DesertView Performing Arts Center. Featured soloists were Michael Goodman and Kaci Bays. Among the songs performed were Grandma Got Ran Over by a Reindeer, Santa Claus Boogie, I’ll Be Home For Christmas, Santa Looks A Lot Like Daddy, Christmas Time Is…