Tag: SBCO

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…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SBCO Salutes Volunteer Buzz Hackett Nancy McCluskey-Moore Gordon “Buzz” Hackett clearly enjoys performing community service. After arriving in SaddleBrooke 21 years ago, he was quickly recruited to serve on the SaddleBrooke Patrol. This position, which he held for 17 years, was a natural fit for a man who had a 20-year career with the U.S.…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Mike and Mary Redgrave are proud supporters of the SBCO Scholarship Endowment Program.

Mary and Mike Redgrave Donate to the SBCO Scholarship Endowment Program Ron Andrea In February 2019, Mary and Mike Redgrave moved to SaddleBrooke Ranch from Sacramento, Calif. Mary had worked in financial services, while Mike ran the state air quality database for the California Air Resources Board. In retirement, both Mary and Mike were looking…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

At the Tri-Community Food Bank, located in Mammoth, volunteers unload products and place them on shelves for easy access.

Food Drive Keeps on Giving Nancy McCluskey-Moore When is a food drive not over? When SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents continue to donate money to support the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB). Although the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) annual food drive was held on March 21, as of April 15, our residents have donated $91,798 to…

SCBO Food Drive Helps Stamp Out Hunger

The SBCO Food Drive leadership team (seated): Cynthia Chavalley, TCFB chairperson; Andrea Stephens and Dan Stephens, Food Drive co-chairs; Steve Groth, SBCO board president; (standing) Ken Siarkiewicz; Lori Ward, Food Drive co-chair; and Bob Wample and Betty Ryan, SaddleBrooke Ranch Food Drive co-chairs

Nancy McCluskey-Moore During challenging times, it’s good to know that our community steps up to help those who are facing a food shortage. Each year, SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents generously donate money, food, and time to make the annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) food drive a great success. This year, in order to prevent…

A Gift of Education Changes Lives for Generations

Bonnie Westra contributed to the SBCO Scholarship Fund to help future generations obtain college educations.

Ron Andrea Bonnie Westra is one of several local residents who has contributed to the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Scholarship Endowment Fund. “I know from experience that education is a gift that keeps on giving,” said Bonnie. “I was a first-generation college student and didn’t have family role models to show me the benefits of…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SBCO Volunteer Office Receptionists Honored Nancy McCluskey-Moore On Feb. 17th, Pat and Ron Andrea hosted a special event in their home to recognize the work of the current and former receptionists who staff the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) office. Pat Andrea is the SBCO office manager, responsible for training and scheduling the receptionists. Pat said,…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Coronado K-8 band students use ukuleles and music stands provided by an SBCO educational grant.

Help Feed Our Neighbors – Annual Food Drive on March 21 Nancy McCluskey-Moore Want to make a big difference in the lives of families in nearby communities? It’s easy – just participate in the 22nd annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Food Drive. On Saturday, March 21, volunteers will gather donations of food and money to…