Category: June 2020

Is Food a Problem for You?

Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Do you binge, purge, or restrict? Is your weight affecting your life? Contact Overeaters Anonymous. No dues. No fees. No weigh-ins. No diets. We meet at the MountainView Arts and Craft Center in the Agate room on Fridays from 1 to 2 p.m. Call 520-260-2003 or visit

SaddleBrooke Singers Will Be Back

Madeleine Fiorino, front row, red scarf (Photo by Bob Shay)

Cheri Emahiser Time will tell, but the SaddleBrooke Singers plan to begin rehearsing an array of songs chosen to honor our veterans on Sept. 13. Our concert, “Lest We Forget” is scheduled to be performed on Friday, Nov. 6 and Sunday, Nov. 8, at the DesertView Performing Arts Center. One of our SaddleBrooke Singers, Madeleine…

Interns Complete Master Gardeners Class

Jay Dunn On Feb. 13, 17 interns completed the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners course, which included 13 weeks of class, a test, and two mock plants in the field. After the test review, they celebrated at the home of Master Gardener Alison Lang. This is a short course sponsored by University of Arizona College of Agriculture…

SMGA Member/Guest Tournament Victim of the Virus

Gan Avery and Fred Pilster The 29th annual member/guest tournament for the SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association (SMGA), the RoadRunner (RR) Tournament, was one of the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled to be played in late April, the dining room closures, travel constraints, and need for social distancing soon made it apparent that the…

Hiker’s Adventure’s

SaddleBrooke hikers top Dome Rock (Photo by Ruth Caldwell)

Hiker’s Visit Dome Rock Ruth Caldwell On May 22, SaddleBrooke hikers assaulted another of the great trails blazed by Associate Chief Hiking Guide Michael Hovan and his trail building crew. This new track, designated the Picnic Rock/Double Crested/Dome Loop, climbs up out of the Canada del Oro wash behind SaddleBrooke into the hills we view…

The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke Never Even Slowed Down

Dan Watson and Liese Razzeto of The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke help with produce distribution.

Barbara Barr Who helps deliver produce to the needy, funds after school tutoring for K-8 students while providing tutoring jobs for high school students, packs food for the food bank, provides computers for a technology lab in a school without one, helps fund a school robotics program, financially supports a sewing program for teens, helps…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

At the Tri-Community Food Bank, located in Mammoth, volunteers unload products and place them on shelves for easy access.

Food Drive Keeps on Giving Nancy McCluskey-Moore When is a food drive not over? When SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents continue to donate money to support the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB). Although the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) annual food drive was held on March 21, as of April 15, our residents have donated $91,798 to…

Rock Art

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg I found this painted rock tucked between the cacti and stones, in the rough, as I was walking one morning on the Catalina Golf Course, hole number 5. When I went back a few days later, it was gone.