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SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

The Master Board at the Cancer Fundraiser

These boots were made for walking Nan Nasser Do you remember the song These Boots Were Made for Walking? Well, polish off your boots and sneakers and get ready for the nineteenth annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon to be held Saturday, October 24 beginning at 7:30 a.m. with warm-ups in the HOA1 parking lot, a…

SBCO collects labels and box tops for education

Emilie Siarkiewicz at work with the box tops and labels.

Nan Nasser Emilie Siarkiewicz has reorganized this collection to benefit schools in our service area based on goals, wish lists and their own efforts to collect the labels and box tops. Labels for Education has been in place for 41 years and has provided $114 million in merchandise to participating schools. This began with Campbell…

SBCO to hold annual  Food Drive March 14

Volunteers sort food for the annual community food drive benefiting the Tri Communities.

Nan Nasser SaddleBrooke Community Outreach will hold its annual community food drive to benefit Tri Community Food Bank on Saturday, March 14. Last year the communities of SaddleBrooke and the Ranch collected over 19,000 pounds of nonperishable food and $12,000 in cash to help the people in the Mammoth, San Manuel, Oracle area known as…

SBCO Adopt A Family for the Holidays 2014

The Unit 49 2014 wrapping party at DesertView; photo courtesy of Marge Wong.

Ken and Ellen Perkins We wanted to provide everyone an update from cold and icy New England where we are spending the holidays with our family. The last week of school we borrowed the SBCO Kids’ Closet van on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, then borrowed the Catalina Community Services (rebranded as Impact) truck on Thursday…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings – October 2014

Judy Williams, co-director of Kids’ Closet

Thanksgiving Food Bank Nan Nasser SaddleBrooke Community Outreach will once again prepare Thanksgiving food baskets for eligible families in the Oracle area. We expect to assemble 30 baskets for families at Mountain Vista School as well as people at the Mountain Health and Wellness Center also in Oracle. These baskets include a turkey, stuffing, cranberry…

Jeep Raffle – last chance to buy a ticket

Nan Nasser October is the final month in which you can buy a raffle ticket from SaddleBrooke Community Outreach with the opportunity to win a 2014 new Jeep Cherokee. Wouldn’t you look good behind that steering wheel? Jim Click Automotive Team has made a limited number of raffle tickets available to 501c3 charities in its…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings – September 2014

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt a Family shoppers and wrappers from Unit 49; photo courtesy of Marge Wong.

Adopt-a-Family 2014 Ken and Ellen Perkins Despite the fact that it is only September, it’s time to begin thinking about Christmas! To be more specific, it’s time to start preparing for the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt a Family project. Many of our neighbors are suffering in communities with very high unemployment rates. Unfortunately, many communities…

Let’s go surfin’ now…

The Planning Committee

Ann Vernon No doubt most readers remember the familiar Beach Boys tunes such as Surfin USA, Fun, Fun, Fun, Barbara Ann, Good Vibrations and the list goes on! Those in attendance at the Beach Boys Blowout, a Treats and Talents fixed price event, rocked on to these tunes and many more. Music was provided by Gus…