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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…

Books at Kids’ Closet

Kids at the Closet select books to take home.

Nan Nasser Do you remember, or even have, one of the first books you read? Did your children, grandchildren enjoy Pat the Bunny or Beatrix Potter stories? Remember Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys series? Books have a magical way with children and are among the special items that children coming to Kids’ Closet may select and take…

Art in the Garden

Nan Nasser As April approaches, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) is presenting an outdoor garden tour that features a variety of art projects created by our own residents. Save the date, Sunday, April 23 for this opportunity to view wonderful gardens and spectacular art. SBCO currently has artists who will display furniture, oil and watercolor paintings,…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Ken and Ellen enjoyed a very white Christmas in New England.

SBCO Adopt a Family/Child for the holidays 2016 Ken and Ellen Perkins We wanted to provide everyone an update on the Adopt a Child and Adopt a Family programs. We just returned from the snow and cold of New England where we spent the holidays with our family and especially our three grandchildren. There was…