Planting the Seeds of Peace

Barbara Barr The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke installed a Peace Pole at the Oracle Community Learning Garden on Sunday, Oct. 24. Under the leadership of Doug May, the ceremony included local and regional dignitaries from the community and Rotary District 5500. Also included was music by Susan Jackson Kravitz, a lifelong singer and songwriter who…

SaddleBrooke Writers Group Meeting

Stuart Watkins The SaddleBrooke Writers Group meets monthly, usually at the MountainView Clubhouse in one of their meeting rooms. That is when members read their poems, prose, short stories, or chapters from books or memoirs under work. After this monthly meeting, some members gather to offer critiques, suggestions, and ideas to improve the work that…

Friday Morning Tennis

Ron Bouchard You often think of doubles tennis as a group of four guys or gals, or a mixture of both, getting together on a regular basis for a friendly game of tennis. Well, in SaddleBrooke, we have many different doubles groups playing at different times and days of the week. Most people are familiar…

SBCO Brightens the Holiday Season

Nancy McCluskey-Moore Since 2007, the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Child Program has provided hand-picked and carefully wrapped Christmas gifts for local families and Apache children on the San Carlos Reservation. In recent years, the program has grown to assist about 90 families and 257 Apache children annually. SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents provide the…

AZ Trail-in-a-Day 2021 Accomplished

Elisabeth Wheeler Eighteen SaddleBrooke hikers participated in the Arizona Trail’s AZT in a Day event on Oct. 9. Striving together with other hikers, bikers, and horse riders, the goal was to cover the 800-mile Arizona National Scenic Trail in a 24-hour period. This year, some sections of the trail had experienced fire damage and were…

One Heck of a Hoedown!

It was a Western theme that corralled the members of the SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club (SBLDC) for the annual BFF dinner and dance at the Cadillac Chaparral Steakhouse and Saloon. The Sept. 30 hoedown encouraged members to bring a partner and dress in Western attire. Lassoes were not needed to get the different levels of dancers…