Category: May 2024

Grandkids’ Easter Egg Hunt Brought Lots of Laughter!

The sounds of excited children’s laughter filled the air on the Saturday morning before Easter. The children were participating in the annual Grandkids’ Easter Egg Hunt, organized by SaddleBrooke TWO’s Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation Committee and hosted by the SaddleBrooke Swim Club. This year, more than 50 grandchildren of residents and staff participated in the…

Chess Club

Greg Hlushko The SaddleBrooke Chess Club has players of various experience levels, and we play in a casual, friendly environment for fun. Chess is a great game that can help keep your mind sharp and improve your concentration. We play in the Ocotillo Room in the SaddleBrooke TWO clubhouse from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on…

Two SaddleBrooke Shooters Tie at Robson Trap Trials

Vicki Ray Dave Dobson and Ken Peterson tied for first place among the five trap shooters representing SaddleBrooke at this year’s Robson Trap Trials held March 22 at Tucson Trap and Skeet. Dave broke the tie with Ken by hitting more consecutive targets before a miss. Dave took home the trophy. Shooters from Robson communities…

ILR: Meet the Instructor: Mary Lou Soffa

Ken Marich The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) is proud to introduce Mary Lou Soffa as a member of the ILR faculty. Mary Lou was born in Pittsburgh, and grew up in Pittsburgh and Cambridge, Mass., areas. She attended the University of Pittsburgh for a B.S. in mathematics, Ohio State University for her M.S.…

Great SaddleBrooke Blood Drive: Let’s Do It Again!

Michael and Laurie Lien The March blood drive was a wonderful success. We collected 80 units of blood again. Let’s do it again on May 18 at the MountainView ballroom from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fifty-six people have signed up already. We have lots of openings left, which means you should make your appointment…

MOVE Across 2 Ranges 2024

Ruth Caldwell On Feb. 24 the annual MOVE Across 2 Ranges hike was held. This is a fundraiser for the Parks & Recreation of Oro Valley and Marana. The hike has four length options (8-mile, 10-mile, 16-mile, and 20-mile) with part of each hiked in the Tortolita Mountains, then a drive across to Catalina State…

Hole In One – May 2024

Jerry Dohms Scores a Hole-in-One On April 4, 2024, Jerry Dohms got a hole-in-one on Catalina number 6, 114 yards, with a 9 iron. It’s Happiness and Excitement EJ Snearly With the first week of the Masters and the first day of the MPLNiners Club Championship golf event, golf was the talk of the town.…

Rotary – May 2024

SSR Never Stops Supporting the Needs Of Others Frank Shipton Whether it’s helping veterans, supplying books for children, supporting the needs of the homeless, or for the Tri-Community Food Bank, the SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary (SSR) is ready to provide a helping hand. In April, collaborating with several local area Rotary clubs, the SSR provided finishing…

2024 Men’s Niners Beat the Pro Tournament

The SaddleBrooke Men’s Niners (SBMN) held their annual Beat the Pro tournament on March 27. The weather was fabulous on this spring morning, and we had the opportunity to play with Jane Chanik, head golf professional, and Mike Roddy, director of Golf & Grounds. It was a very fun event, with everyone playing in a…