Category: Generals

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…

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…

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…

Caring for Your Hearing Aid(s)

Tim Gaule I am a member of the SaddleBrooke Hearing Discussion Group. Our group meets at 10 a.m. on the second Friday of every month in the Sonoran Room at the MountainView clubhouse. In this month’s article I would like to discuss the importance of caring for your hearing aids. Since I wear behind-the-ear hearing…

Prescription Drug Drop-Off Program

Drop off your unused prescription medications! Location: Pinal County Sheriff’s Substation located at 63701 East SaddleBrooke Blvd. in the SaddleBrooke Mini Mart. May Schedule: Tuesday, May 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. Requirements: Please, no liquids, syringes, creams, or sharp needles. • Pills must be in a sealed plastic bag(s) (Ziplocs or other similar product)—no…

Unit Happenings – May 2024

Unit 8A Roadside Pick-Up Diane Fox On April 13, 12 Unit 8A residents gathered again to pick up 15 bags of trash along Highway 77 between mile markers 91 and 92. Volunteers included Marty Knezovich, Shella Davidson, Mike and Maureen Bartel, Gene and Chris Lee, Shelley Zieglee, Lee and Mary Jo Stastny, Steve Chapman, Ernie…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings – May 2024

Food Drive Is a Great Success! Nancy McCluskey-Moore The compassionate residents of SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch made this year’s annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Food Drive a great success. The Food Drive raised a total of $134,386 and approximately 18,000 pounds of food. This is a wonderful result, and the families assisted by the Tri-Community…

SaddleBrooke Dog Park Holds Annual Membership Meeting

Anne Quinn-Diment The SaddleBrooke Dog Park Association’s annual membership meeting was a momentous occasion, as the park’s 20th anniversary was celebrated while also honoring the invaluable contributions of devoted board members and volunteers. During the Feb. 21 meeting, board members shared information about the park improvements made in 2023, acknowledged sponsors, discussed the pivotal role…

Thank You for Loving Your Libraries

Janet Fabio Last year the three SaddleBrooke community libraries loaned out over 50,000 items! How did this happen? Personalized service and relevant collections are a big part of the libraries’ appeal. We tailor the collection and services to meet the interests of the community we serve. Our book buyers know what will be popular and…

Health Fair Planning Is Already Underway

Ron Andrea Even though it’s only May, the Health Fair Planning Team is already busy at work preparing for this year’s event, which annually takes place in October. The 2024 version will be special, as it will be the Silver Anniversary of Health Fairs in SaddleBrooke. For 25 years, the annual Health Fair has been…