SaddleBrooke Comes Together to Conquer COVID-19

Stephanie Thomas January 9, 2021, will be remembered as a day of long-awaited celebration in SaddleBrooke. After thousands of hours of coordinated preparation, over 200 volunteers began the COVID-19 vaccination blitz of over 7,600 residents in our community registered as of February 5, 2021. As of February 5, 2021, more than 3,400 residents have been vaccinated in…

Tennis Shoes for the Homeless Program Tops 1,000

Jerry Fay A big thank you to the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SBPA) and the SaddleBrooke Tennis Club for their generosity. Over the holidays they increased their donations, and now more than 1,000 pairs of gently used tennis shoes have been donated to the homeless since the program started in 2018. Currently the program is focusing…

Softball Clinic Covers All the Bases

Skills Clinic Commissioner Peter Romeo watches Wayne Stafford practice his swing off the batting tee.

Terry Hurley Michael Schumacher is not an experienced softball player but it didn’t stop him from signing up to play in the SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Sidewinder League this winter. He’s new to the sport, last year was the first time he ever played, but figured he had nothing to lose. “I still have a long…

CycleMasters Delivering the Progress

Delivery coordinators (left to right): Bruce Hale, Jim Thom, and Dan Hoshino

B.J. Murray The Progress has been delivered to SaddleBrooke residents since 1990. In January of 1997, Cyclemasters Cycling Club united with Robson Publishing to deliver the newspaper. Now, 24 years later, Cyclemasters continues to get this important communication out to all our residents. We start the process by learning from Robson when we can expect to…

Radio Controlled Model Club is Flying High

Working on a model

Redge R. Meierhenry For aviation enthusiasts in SaddleBrooke and their guests, there is a club dedicated to radio-controlled, model airplane flying and drones. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) defines any craft capable of flight, flown within visual line of sight (by radio link) for recreation purposes as an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Thus, fixed wing…

Catalina Mountain Satellite Chapter of the Military Officer Association of America

Colonel Nagy presents Certificate of Appreciation and MOAA Challenge Coin to General Connolly.

G. William Myers (LT, CEC, USN Former) The Catalina Mountain Satellite Chapter (CMSC) of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held its January meeting on Jan. 16. The meeting began with a short business session presided over by Col. Bill Nagy, President, during which members were updated on the chapter’s activities. The day’s presentation…