Tag: SBCO

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

An emergency food box from Tri-Community Food Bank provides the ingredients for nine family meals.

Clean Out Those Files! Nancy McCluskey-Moore It’s a new year and time to bring your outdated paper files to the Shredding and Recycling Event on Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to noon (or until the truck is full). The event, hosted by Long Realty-Golder Ranch, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach, and the Beacon Foundation, will be…

Unit Happenings

Kathy and Steve Sanchez in their winning holiday decorated golf cart (Photo by Bob Koblewski)

Unit 27 Activities Sue Case and Fred Pilster (contributor) The relatively warm January temperatures are nice for outdoor activities. However, our local—and hungry—javelinas like the warmer temperatures as much as we do. They proved it recently when many Unit 27 residents put their garbage bins out on a Sunday night for an early Monday morning pickup,…

2021 SBCO Home Tour Canceled

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore SaddleBrooke Ranch Community Outreach (SBCO) had originally planned to host our very popular annual Home Tour on April 4, 2020, but the coronavirus had other plans. Like many other groups, we had to postpone this event. This past fall we thought moving the event to April 10, 2021, would allow sufficient time…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Students from Coronado K-8 who attended the Catalina Island Marine Institute trip in February 2020 were able to snorkel and visit the plankton, shark, and invertebrate labs.

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach—Making a Difference Every Year Nancy McCluskey-Moore Thanks to the hard work of our volunteers and the generosity of our donors, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) was able to make a significant difference in the lives of many children and their families in 2020, despite the limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. * Kids’…

A Love of Children Motivates Valued SBCO Kids’ Closet Volunteer

Edie Cussick finds great joy in serving as a Kids’ Closet volunteer.

Nancy McCluskey-Moore SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) volunteer Edie Cussick was born and raised in Brooklyn and Staten Island, but in 1978, a job transfer brought her and her husband, Ed, to Arizona. They never left, and raised their children here. Today the entire extended family—including four grandchildren—live in Arizona. Edie and Ed moved to SaddleBrooke…

Becky Tolan: A Dedicated Kids’ Closet Volunteer

Becky Tolan: A Dedicated Kids’ Closet Volunteer Elizabeth Watson Becky Tolan said the decision to move to Arizona was one of the best decisions of her life. Part of that enthusiasm encompasses life in SaddleBrooke and the many opportunities to enjoy retirement while also helping others. Becky and her husband, Roger, moved from the Lakewood…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

SBCO Honors Judy Falewicz as Volunteer of the Year Nancy McCluskey-Moore Judy Falewicz has been a dedicated SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) volunteer for approximately nine years. She began by working as a dresser at Kids’ Closet, helping young shoppers choose their school clothing and shoes. At the same time, she started working as a cashier…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SaddleBrooke Ranch woodworkers (left to right): Ron Gustafson, Jeff Hansen, Barry Milner, Scott Saxson, and Dan Carter made bookcases for first grade students in Kearny.

SBCO Encourages Reading Nancy McCluskey-Moore In August, SaddleBrooke Ranch residents delivered 15 handmade bookcases to first grade students at Ray School in Kearny. The bookcases were built by Ranch woodworkers Ron Gustafson, Jeff Hansen, Barry Milner, Scott Saxson, and Dan Carter. They worked nights at the Ranch woodshed to build these sturdy, handsome bookcases. For…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

SBCO 2020 Annual Walkathon Canceled Nancy McCLusky-Moore Since 1997, hundreds of SaddleBrookers have joined SaddleBrooke Community Outreach’s signature fundraising event, the annual SBCO Walkathon. The funds raised through sponsorships and registrations are used to provide a multitude of opportunities for kids residing in the Copper Corridor to succeed. Annually, SBCO touches the lives of approximately 5,000…