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Meet the Instructors: Tom Oetinger

Ken Marich The  Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) is proud to welcome Tom Oetinger as a member of our faculty. Tom has an interesting background that encompasses criminal justice and expertise in wine appreciation. Tom was born in Philadelphia and lived for 34 years in central New Hampshire. His initial interest was in criminal…

Breast Cancer During COVID Webex Meeting

Dr. Karen J. Hendershott of Arizona Oncology

Phyllis Ketring October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Dr. Karen J. Hendershott of Arizona Oncology invites you to join a Webex meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 2 to 2:45 p.m. on “Breast Cancer in the Time of COVID-19.” Dr. Hendershott is a breast cancer survivor herself and understands that every woman’s experience with…

Remember Our Fallen U.S. Veterans

Wreaths Across America When a volunteer places a wreath on a veteran’s grave on National Wreaths Across America (WAA) Day, we encourage them to speak that veteran’s name aloud, thank them for their service and sacrifice, and reflect on that person and their life. Along with our wreath-laying ceremonies at cemeteries throughout the country, WAA…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Abby with Sharon and Vince

Another Happy Tail Carole Rossof There’s a new cat in SaddleBrooke. Meet Abby (formerly Avalon), adopted from Oro Valley Animal Rescue and Rehab. She was literally adopted overnight. SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network (SBPRN) saw a photo of Abby, a beautiful Maine Coon, on Facebook. Not 10 minutes later, SBPRN received a call from Sharon and…

Health Fair Update

Volunteers ready for action

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The SaddleBrooke Health Fair Planning Committee is aware of the dangers presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and that SaddleBrooke residents are at high risk for contracting and suffering from the illness. We also recognize that no one knows what the pandemic situation will be in the latter half of October. The Health…

Health Fair 2020 Will Be October 24

Phyllis Ketring The upcoming SaddleBrooke Health Fair will be later than usual this year. Mark your calendars and remind your traveling friends and neighbors for the 2020 Health Fair on Oct. 24. This date change may allow more people to attend this always popular event. Volunteers are the heartbeat of the fair. If you want to…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Mark Your Calendar for Fashion Show and Luncheon June 3 and 4 Carole Rossof Come one, come all to the annual SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network Fashion Show/Luncheon, featuring the exciting traveling boutique, The Calle Rose Trunk Show! This ever-popular event is being offered two days, Wednesday, June 3 and Thursday, June 4. Ticket sales begin…

Health Night Out – Targeted Radiation for Prostate and Other CancersDr. Gordon Grado, April 27, 7 p.m.

Dr. Gordon Grado

Phyllis Ketring Dr. Gordon Grado established a new program for the treatment of prostate cancer while serving as chairman of the Radiation Oncology Department of the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale. Tomotherapy is now used for several cancers. Southwest Oncology Center in Phoenix is the longest freestanding radiation therapy center in the Valley. Conventional radiation can…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Photo by Bob Koblewski.

Save the Date for Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon Carole Rossof Please save the date! Wednesday, June 3 and Thursday, June 4, are the dates for SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network’s annual luncheon and fashion show. Due to the success of last year, Calle Rose will be returning with her wonderful line of clothing and accessories,…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

FSL March Lecture Features Win Holden and Arizona Highways Rolly Prager On April 16, Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries will present a lecture by Win Holden, publisher of Arizona Highways magazine. The lecture “The Colorful History of Arizona Highways Magazine” tells the fascinating story of how a brochure produced by the Arizona Department of Transportation evolved into one of…