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SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

The Brushes with their dogs--Who walks whom?

Polish your sneakers Nan Nasser As we tolerate three digit temperatures and monsoon humidity it is difficult to envision participating in a walkathon. But on October 29, 2016, you are invited to join the annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon, marking the beginning of our twentieth year of service to kids in nearby towns. The walk…

Do you know the way to Miami, Arizona?

Miami is a classic western copper boom-town in Gila County, Arizona, located adjacent to Globe. Starting in the fall of 2016 the Miami School District (Pre-K to eighth Grade) will become the newest addition to the schools SBCO’s Kids’ Closet serves. Qualified students will travel over 100 miles to visit Kids’ closet in Mammoth for…

Golden Goose Fashion Show

Larry Clark appeared as Superman at the 2015 SBCO Fashion Show.

Betsy Lowry Please mark your calendar before you leave for the summer for the Golden Goose Fashion Show on Monday, September 12 at 3:00 p.m. in the SaddleBrooke MountainView Ballroom. This very popular Fashion Show will kick off SaddleBrooke Community Outreach’s (SBCO) twentieth year. The models are Golden Goose volunteers and many of them may…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

From left: Elise Grimes, VP Education, Dave Jungbluth, Counselor San Manuel High School; Elissa Craig and Jamie Wolgast, Director, College for Kids, Central Arizona College, Arivaipa and Steve Groth, VP Education

Food drive March 14 This year’s SBCO’s annual Food Drive will be held the morning of Saturday, March 14 at the MountainView Clubhouse parking lot. This is a community-wide event for SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch. All residents are encouraged to help in this worthy, annual event. Proceeds will, once again, go to the Tri Community…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SBCO needs your help! SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Mission is “To make a positive impact on the lives of needy children in neighboring communities through improved self-respect, better school attendance and higher scholastic achievement.” SBCO’s story started in the fall of 1996 with six SaddleBrooke women who felt fortunate to be able to live comfortably…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Smile as you shop program benefits needy children Emilie Siarkiewicz Did you know that your purchases on Amazon.com can benefit needy children in our neighboring communities? Amazon has a program called AmazonSmile whereby they will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Grand Marshals Melanie Stout and Anni Evans were selected to lead the walk because of their longtime dedication to Kids’ Closet.

Walkathon 2015 – thank you, everyone! Nan Nasser The 19th annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon took place on Saturday, October 24, with great enthusiasm and energy. Over 250 people registered, wore bright yellow T-shirts, and either walked the 5K route around Ridgeview or the shorter segment to the fire house on SaddleBrooke Blvd. The water…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt a Family wrappers have tea and cookies to celebrate finishing their wrapping in 2014. Photo courtesy of Judy Padgham.

General meeting and School Volunteer Fair – November 16 SaddleBrooke Community Outreach, in proud partnership with three local area schools, presents our first School Volunteer Fair. Our mission is to introduce the volunteer opportunities for residents to learn about the need for volunteers at nearby schools and how you can make a difference. This is…

Community Outreach Fashion Show wrap up

GGTS Board President Larry Clark

Nan Nasser On Monday, September 14 the public was invited to attend the annual Golden Goose Thrift Shop Fashion Show which kicks off the new year for SaddleBrooke Community Outreach and all of its programs for children in neighboring communities. The show was titled Touring Tucson and featured all kinds of outfits and items that…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

We borrowed the Impact truck in order to make the deliveries to San Carlos in one trip; left to right, the truckers are Joe Murdock, Ellen Perkins, Sam Carmen and David Wisniewski.

Adopt a Child 2015 Ken and Ellen Perkins At our summer home in Vermont, the leaves are beginning to turn and there is a nip in the air. That tells us that it is time to return to SaddleBrooke and make plans for the annual SBCO Adopt a Family for the Holidays project. We have…