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SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Marlene Diskin, a resident of SaddleBrooke Ranch, helps a Teen Closet shopper determine how much money she has left to spend.

Teen Closet helps students dress in style Nancy McCluskey-Moore Since the summer of 2001, students between the ages of 13 and 18 have purchased new clothing and school supplies through the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Teen Closet. Students from San Manuel, Canada del Oro and Ironwood Ridge High Schools eagerly shop in Target and Ross…

Time To Register For Annual SBCO Walkathon

The 21st annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Walkathon will be held on Saturday, October 28. Plan now to participate and enhance the lives of many children in nearby communities. The event raises funds for SBCO’s many programs, including Kids’ Closet, Teen Closet, educational opportunities and food donations to the Tri-Community Food Bank. The Walkathon will…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SBCO’s 2016 “Golden Goose Fashion Show”

Kids’ Closet improves children’s lives Since its inception in 1996, Kids’ Closet has focused on providing children with new school clothing to raise their self-esteem and school attendance. Each school year, in the fall and spring, thousands of students from rural communities eagerly await their opportunity to come to the custom-built Kids’ Closet in Mammoth.…

It’s all about the kids

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach President Stephen Groth making a presentation to the SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary

Susan King “It’s all about the kids,” SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) President Stephen Groth explained in a presentation to the SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary. Stephen gave the Rotary an overview of the positive and life-changing services SBCO provides, including food bank donations, books, clothes and various scholarship opportunities. SBCO focuses mainly on the Copper Corridor where…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

Get ready to walk! The 21st annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Walkathon will be held at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 28. This fundraising event helps SBCO support an ever-expanding group of programs benefiting youngsters in nearby communities. Registration for the Walkathon opens on Monday, September 25 following the SBCO General Meeting. This meeting, which…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Summer backpack season SaddleBrooke Community Outreach’s Kids’ Closet doesn’t go on hiatus, even when the school year ends. Annually the program purchases backpacks and fills them with grade-appropriate school supplies for the coming school year. Backpacks have already been purchased and loaded with much needed supplies, such as ruled paper, folders, scissors, pencils, glue, eraser…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Back, left to right: Elise Grimes, Steve Groth, Larry Richter; middle: Vivian Errico, Marcia Van Ommeran, Sandy Miller, Melanie Stout, Karen Green; front: Joan Roberts, Ann Coziahr, Betsy Lowry, Anne Everett, Cheryl Smith, Trish Parker, Nancy McCluskey-Moore

New board elected Nancy McCluskey-Moore At the annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) meeting on May 18 the organization elected its Board of Directors for 2017-18. The Board (shown in the photo below) consists of: Steve Groth, president; Elise Grimes, executive vice president; Barbara Hammond and Marcia Van Ommeran, recording secretary; Cheryl Smith, corresponding secretary; Anne…

Community Outreach’s 19th annual Food Drive a major success

Donations were sorted and boxed by 70 volunteers.

The 2017 SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) annual Food Drive, held on March 25, exceeded all expectations in terms of participation and donations. Compared to 2016, food donations increased by 98% (over 24,000 pounds) and monetary contributions rose by 176% (more than $36,000). These donations of food and money have been delivered to Tri-Community Food Bank…

SBCO summer food program for students

During the school year and summer school, children in the Mammoth and San Manuel area who qualify for free breakfast and lunch receive food assistance through the public schools; however, in the six-week gap between the end of summer school and the beginning of the regular school year, these students lack access to proper nutrition.…

Art in the Garden April 23

Enjoy a tiny garden with a small water feature and an enormous view.

Nan Nasser Have you ever vacationed at a beach and wandered along the water line looking for/at shells? I have brought home many treasures and then didn’t know quite what to do with them. SaddleBrooke resident Suzanne Stewart knows exactly what to do with those beauties, designing one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry that will be on…