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Trudy Rossi The snowbirds are returning and along with our new members, the Sputters are fielding quite a bright and cheerful group of ladies every Monday morning. The winter starting time of 9:30 a.m. seems to agree with all and the ladies seem to be grateful for the beautiful weather, new friends and a chance…

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Trudy Rossi On Tuesday, October 24, the Sputters and the SaddleBrooke One Lady Niners held their annual tournament where a team of two golfers and two putters pair up for nine holes. This is always a special event for both groups and the weather did not disappoint with a beautiful sunny and pleasant morning on…

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Trudy Rossi It is with great sadness and a very heavy heart that the Sputters learned of the passing of our dear friend, Lorraine Ezell, on Sunday, August 27. Lorraine joined the Sputters following many active and fun seasons with the Lady Niners. From her first day as a Sputter she made us laugh and…

Sputters land on Gilligan’s Island

Verde Sputters on the Minnow at the Gilligan’s Island Revue at the Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley

Elaine Stamm The Verde Sputters set sail on the Minnow along with the delightful cast of the Gilligan’s Island Revue on August 3 at the Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley. Walter Fritz, husband of new Sputter member Brigitte Fritz, invited the Sputters, and about 20 of us hopped on board. Walter Fritz is multi-talented, and…

Verde Sputters host MountainView Lady Putters

The Verde Sputters of HOA 1 hosted a fun day of putting, lunch, prizes and laughter on Monday, March 6. Although it looked like a beautiful SaddleBrooke day with lots of sunshine, the wind played tricks on the putters out on the green and light coats were a necessity. Everyone made it through the 18…

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Best Costume prize winners Ann and Bob Pelton, aka The Bearded Lady and Strong Man

Donna Gruninger and Trudy Rossi The Verde Sputters had their Summer Fun Event with a circus theme, Under the Big Top. Barb Lund and Marianne Lyons headed up the team of Sheila Abraham, Elaine Ackerman, Lois Glorioso, Donna Gruninger, Ginny Porteous and Jean Shaffer. A fun time was had by all playing games: ring toss,…

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Donna Gruninger and Trudy Rossi As the summer months wind down, the Sputters are gearing up for a fun-filled 2016-17 season. On Monday, September 5 they again resume the monthly lunch meetings with a delightful brunch planned following putting. Considering that the Sputters lose about one-half of their membership during the summer months as many…

Best Dressed Heads in SaddleBrooke

Winners of the outstanding hat competition were Debra Gryniewicz (Best Western), Maggie DeBlock (Craziest) and Sylvia Bonesky (Best Derby).

Donna Gruninger and Trudy Rossi It has been a busy spring but things are beginning to wind down for the summer months. The Sputters were hosted by the MountainView Putters on Monday, March 14, another lovely SaddleBrooke morning. Our hostesses were delightful, the putting green was challenging, lunch was delicious, new friends were made and…

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Sheila Abraham, Donna Gruninger and Trudy Rossi The new year started off with loads of laughter at the January 4 lunch meeting. Ginny Porteous, Sylvia Bonesky and Sherri Wyland were very secretive about what they had planned for the fun portion of the first meeting of the year. Unbeknownst to all but themselves and 12…

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Barbara Rempel receives the 2015 Spirit Award from outgoing Co-presidents Elaine Ackerman and Ginny Porteous

Publicity Committee Monday, May 5 was the final luncheon meeting of the season as well as the Installation of Officers for the coming year. This was also an opportunity to recognize and honor those who have served as president with 11 former presidents in attendance including the founding member and first president, Marjorie Cattrell. It…