Category: May 2022

SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club

Dancing Leprechauns! Judy Saks Ever heard the phrase, “Better late than never”? Of course, you have. Well, that was the case for the SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club (SBLDC) when they celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on March 24, not March 17! But this certainly did not dim the dancers’ enthusiasm for things Irish. There was a…

Ed Robson Donates $200,000 for New Pickleball Courts

Raymond H. Goettsch With great gratitude, SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association Inc. (SPA) has announced that Ed Robson has made a most generous donation of $200,000 to assist in the expansion of pickleball at SaddleBrooke. Mr. Robson previously donated the upper parking lot adjacent to the Ridgeview courts to SaddleBrooke TWO for SPA members’ use for vehicle…

SaddleBrooke May Blood Drive

March was again a very successful blood drive. We collected 84 units of blood. Our next blood drive will be May 21 and will have fewer appointments available due to many of our fellow residents leaving for the summer. Time and place remain the same: MountainView Ballroom from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. If you…

Register Now for Next Art and Wine Event

Connie Kotke, Publicity Chair The next popular Art & Wine Event, sponsored by the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild, is set for Wednesday, June 29, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Activity Center in SaddleBrooke One. Join us to complete a patriotic painting just in time for the 4th of July holiday—while enjoying a sack…

Volunteers Kept the Libraries Going During the Pandemic

Sharon Scanlan, Cathy Schaber, Bernice Christian, and Laura Benson, Managers Despite the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, all three libraries never wavered in offering outstanding library service to the community. We could not have done this without a core group of very dedicated volunteers who were willing to work, even with all the restrictions and…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

You Can’t Win If You Don’t Enter Nancy McCluskey-Moore The Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) 2022 Bucks 4 Books Raffle provides funds for the three SaddleBrooke community libraries to purchase new books, audio books, and DVDs. Raffle entrants are eligible for a total of eight cash drawings, 16 celebration event ticket drawings, and a final…

‘Take a Swing at Cancer’ Golf Event

The MountainView/Preserve Women’s Golf Association is having a fundraising golf event supporting the University of Arizona Cancer Center. The event, “Take a Swing at Cancer,” will be on Nov. 15, 2022. Every single person and business in the SaddleBrooke community can participate.

Unit Happenings

Unit 5 Putting and Lasagna Party Stephanie Cady On the first Saturday in April, Unit 5 revived its annual Putting Tournament and RoadRunner dinner after a two-year lapse due to COVID.  “Regulars” who have attended this in its prior five years were joined by new residents and guests on the SaddleBrooke One putting green. Mixed…

Senior Village at SaddleBrooke – Neighbors helping Neighbors

Stay Off Ladders in Your Home! Diane Demeroutis Did you know older people are particularly vulnerable to falling from ladders? Although they fell from lower heights, the elderly sustained different and more severe injuries than younger adults. The University of Arizona Medical Center Trauma Registry studied falls from ladders over a five-year period. Our aging…

Health Fair Plans Underway

The 2022 Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. This is one of the largest volunteer events here in SaddleBrooke featuring a representation of the medical facilities, healthcare providers, and health-related nonprofits in the area. Both SaddleBrooke One and MountainView clubhouses will be filled with exhibitors. As in recent…