Category: June 2019

Rotary International

Master Gardener offers gardening tips to Sunrise Rotary Club Brianne Spaeth Lyle Larson, a Certified Master Gardener, spoke this week at the SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club. He moved to SaddleBrooke after living many years in Vancouver, Washington and the upper Northwest. After working for many years with the landscape of the Northwest, he was in…

Pool Players of the Brooke vs. Sunflower Billards Club

Joe Giammarino The Pool Players of The Brooke (PPB) would like to thank Sunflower Billiards Club, Terry Boren, President of the Sunflower’s Billiards Club and their members for the friendly competition and camaraderie. Another big thank you goes out to Dominic Borland and Gary Barlow, captains of the Pool Players of the Brooke Travel Team…

Nonfiction Book Group notice

Kathleen Van Sistine The Nonfiction Book Discussion Group meets at 1:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month in the meeting room at the Iris Dewhurst Public Library in Catalina. It is the only nonfiction book group that we are aware of in our geographic area. We attract members from Catalina, Oro Valley and…

SaddleBrooke master swimmers Jill and Jack Fritz

Jill Fritz Both Jack and Jill grew up around water and each learned to swim at an early age. Jill’s mother, Doris Buckley, was on a winning relay team in the 1935-36 years and held a national record for two years swimming for the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle. She went to the 1936 Olympic…

Prescription drug drop-off dates

The prescription drug drop-off dates in June are Friday, June 14 from 10:00 a.m.-noon and Tuesday, June 25 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Drop off unused prescription drugs/pills at Pinal County Sheriff’s Substation in Mini Mart near Bank of the West. Place pills in plastic bags sealed; no containers, liquids, cream, needles or syringes can be accepted.…

Questers 75th diamond jubilee

The May 10 meeting of the Catalina Timewalkers was a celebration of Questers 75th diamond jubilee! Club members gathered at the SaddleBrooke home of Andrea Boulanger to commemorate this milestone with a Victorian tea party and presentation. Ms. Boulanger led members on a tea party trivia quiz dating back to the early 1600s and invited…

Avoiding speed bumps

Most of us don’t like speed bumps but many of us like to go too fast. There is a way to eliminate the need for more speed humps which disrupt a smooth drive, potentially damage vehicles and cost the HOA (us) to install. How? Go slower. Please. Because community safety is crucial, the SaddleBrooke TWO…

SaddleBrooke Computer Club

Dennis Korger When the thermometer hits 100 degrees almost every afternoon, beat the heat in our air-conditioned computer classroom! Still using Windows 7? You may want to learn about Windows 10 by signing up for “Meet Windows 10,” “Personalize Windows 10” or “What’s New in Windows 10.” “What’s new in Google Chrome” examines the world’s…

Republican Club meeting notice

Join us on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the SaddleBrooke TWO MountainView Ballroom for another informative meeting for Republican Club members and guests. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the event will begin at 4:00 p.m. Your Keynote Speaker this month is a club favorite, Barry Webb. Barry has logged a 25-year career as an…

MPLN give match play a try

Eileen J. Snearly For four weeks in March, the MountainView Preserve Lady Niners participated in a modified golf match play format. The approach was “modified” in that in order to finish with a postable score, players did not give putts or concede holes. The player with the lower net score than her opponent on a…