Tag: SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

What’s cooking?

Jack Grech and Duane Waldo help Al Rhodes with tortilla soup preparation

Ann Vernon One of the Treats and Talents Charity Auction fixed price offerings for the last several years has been a men’s cooking class geared to novice cooks as well as more experienced cooks who just want to learn new techniques and experiment with different recipes. This class is offered by Nile Vernon, Al Rhodes…

Send no child to bed hungry

Three guys having fun!

Nan Nasser It is warming up and you are probably enjoying barbecues, happy hour on a patio or an outdoor lunch cooled with misters. However for hundreds of children north of us there are no wonderful meals in the summer. When school closes for the academic year youngsters in Mammoth, San Manuel and towns north…

Sponsors of the year

Left to right: SBCO Treasurer Anne Everett, Long Office Manager Jackie Malden, SBCO President Maggie de Block and Long CEO Rosie Koberline

Nan Nasser At the annual Volunteer Appreciation Meeting SaddleBrooke Community Outreach acknowledged Long Realty as our sponsor of the year for their strong sponsorship of our annual Walkathon. For several years they have been the presenting sponsor with a special banner at the Walkathon breakfast and that support is also acknowledged for the spring home…

You could win a car

Nan Nassar How could you not want a Jeep? Great visibility, very versatile, fun for pets and kids and not a bad ride to dinner. The Jim Click Automotive Team is offering a 2014 Jeep Cherokee as a raffle prize that benefits local 501c3 charities in the greater Tucson area. SaddleBrooke Community Outreach is one…

Volunteer appreciation

The new board, front, left to right: Nan Nasser, communications, Joan Roberts, executive vice president, Ann Coziahr Golden Goose representative, Maggie de Block president, Emilie Siarkiewicz recording secretary, Anne Everett treasurer and Judy Williams vice president Kids’ Closet; Back row: Doug Sweetland special events, Steve Groth vice president Education, Mary Britton corresponding secretary and Gayl Van Netter recording secretary

Nan Nasser SaddleBrooke Community Outreach held its annual volunteer appreciation on Monday, April 14. Not only does SBCO acknowledge particular volunteers and sponsors, but sums up the year with an overall picture of what we accomplished. We are 100% volunteer and are grateful for all the volunteers who give time to the kids. SBCO began…

Volunteer of the year

The volunteers of the year left to right: Mary Kay Stein, President Maggie de Block and Joan Coyne. Rick Cato was unable to attend.

Nan Nasser At its annual Volunteer Appreciation Program SaddleBrooke Community Outreach honored three special people for their contributions to our organization. Mary Kay Stein was selected for her past service on the board as special events chairman, for her work publishing our bi-annual newsletter, with communications in general and her current role on our long…

Annual Community Food Drive

KC Thomas of TB Contractors (they built Kids Closet) with Collin, Teddy and Darrin; photo by Mary Kay Stein.

Nan Nasser The annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach food drive took place Saturday, March 22 beginning with curbside pickup in each unit and delivery to the MountainView Clubhouse parking lot. There were hundreds of volunteers involved with the operation; unit captains picked up and delivered and sorters looked at each contributed item to determine expiration dates.…

Gift to SBCO from golf clinic

Maggie, Jim and Paula

Nan Nasser On Sunday, March 30 SaddleBrooke LINKS Players sponsored their second golf clinic with guests Don Pooley, winner of the 2002 Senior U.S. Open, and Cindy Rarick, winner of five professional tournaments on the LPGA Tour. Eighty four participants joined the clinic which included full shots, chipping and putting with a question and answer…