Tag: charity

Shred, recycle and donate April 20

Sue King It’s spring and time to clean house. Pack up your old paper files and outdated electronics and bring them to the Shredding and Recycling Event on Saturday, April 20, from 9:00 a.m. to noon (or until the truck is full). The event, hosted by Long Realty-Golder Ranch, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach and the Beacon…

You’ll want to remember this on April 15

Barbara Barr Mark your calendar for April 15. You’ll want to remember to attend the 21st annual Fore For Kids Charity Golf Tournament, sponsored by The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke. This year’s event will be held again at the Oro Valley Country Club. There’s something for everyone! First, you have golf. Get your foursome together!…

You’re invited to Sister Jose Women’s Center luncheon on March 3

Santa Catalina Catholic Church is hosting the fourth annual Luncheon/Silent Auction to benefit the Sister Jose Women’s Center in Tucson. For many Tucson women experiencing homelessness, Sister Jose Women’s Center is their only safe haven and the first step to recovery from homelessness. Its low-barrier day center provides unaccompanied homeless women with a stable and…

Generosity helps shelter dogs rest comfortably

Laurel Parrott This is a story about how regular people can make a huge difference for a great cause. Last spring, SaddleBrooke residents Bud and Joy Wegner learned that dogs at the Pinal County Animal Care and Control (PCACC) Shelter near Casa Grande had to sleep and rest on the hard, cold and sometimes damp…

Adopt-A-Family for the Holiday 2018 Our 10th Year!

Our community will hold an Adopt-a-Family program for the holidays, giving joy to a great many of our young neighbors and their families in Oracle. Ranch residents are invited to select an ‘angel’ from a holiday tree that will be in the Ranch House – Lounge area (Vaquero) on Wednesday, November 28, and Friday, November 30. Your angel…

Help our local veterans

  Ed Davis The award winning American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 is sponsoring its annual charity golf tournament August 25 at The Views in Sun City. One hundred percent of the proceeds are to provide care and assistance to local homeless and at risk veterans and to the families of the deployed soldiers of…

More Than a Bed

Rindy Charllis Imagine getting a call at 4:00 p.m. – your grandchildren or grandnephews have been removed from their home. The Department of Child Safety caseworker wants to know if you can take them. If no, they will need to go to the DCS intake shelter. What do you do? Who can you call for…

They came; they walked; they raised money!

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore Thanks to the efforts of 212 registered walkers, 21 corporate sponsors, seven individual sponsors and 32 hardworking volunteers, the 21st annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon on October 28 raised $10,592. Perfect weather and careful planning by the SBCO events committee helped ensure that everyone enjoyed the morning’s walk and hearty breakfast. This…