Category: July 2022

SBWGA-18 Ladies Achievements

Shirley Hamann Congratulations to Deb Fenton who carded a hole-in-one on June 14. She used a 9-iron and cleared the dreaded water on SaddleBrooke hole number 2, and the ball dropped straight into the hole. Witnesses were Barb Verbus and Shirley Hamann. Sandra Murray joined three other ladies from the Tucson area to play in…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners Donate to Girls Golf of Tucson

Wanda Ross SaddleBrooke Lady Niners was pleased to give a donation recently to Girls Golf of Tucson. This very worthy 501(c)(3) organization, the local chapter of LPGA*USGA Girls Golf (Girls Golf), provides an opportunity for girls ages 7 through 17 to learn to play golf, build lasting friendships, and experience competition in a fun, supportive environment, preparing…

SaddleBrooke Sews for Children

Claudia Hermansen For 25 years, there was a group of women in Tucson who taught children in elementary and high school to sew in a free, after-school program called Teens Sew Cool. Today that program is no longer, but many of their sewing kits have been donated to sewing groups in SaddleBrooke. The Tuesday morning…

Fantasy Football League

You loved the game of football as a youngster. You still love watching NFL football many years later. You enjoy the banter with other fans. If so, you can become the general manager of your own NFL football team. SaddleBrooke has its own NFL fantasy football league, run through Yahoo, named SaddleBrooke Shines. It’s a…

Freedom Award Presented to Golder Ranch Fire District

David R. Bull, LTJG, USNR, FMR, Membership Chair and 2nd VP The Tucson Chapter of the Military Officers of America Association (MOAA) held its May 26 monthly membership meeting at the Vivace Restaurant. Also attending were members of the SaddleBrooke-based Catalina Mountains Satellite Chapter (CMSC). The Golder Ranch Fire District (GRFD) was awarded the 2021…

Tennis Club Prepares for Fall Sectional Tournament

Chad Stettler SaddleBrooke Tennis Club and the SaddleBrooke community has another USTA tennis team representing them in a USTA-sanctioned sectional tournament this fall. When a group of us decided to put together a 40+ mixed doubles 7.0 team, little did we know that we would win the league and get a chance to compete in…

Tennis Is Now POPing in SaddleBrooke

Greg Hlushko Since the POP version of tennis was introduced here about four years ago, it has grown to approximately 200 players. All of our courts now have an additional baseline 9 feet in from the tennis baseline, which makes it easier to cover the POP playing area. Other features that make it a senior-friendly game…

IJSS Update

A Season of Change: Late spring as it turns to summer is supposed to be calmer, restful, and free of excitement. Not so at the Institute of Judaic Services and Studies (IJSS). Rabbi Sanford Seltzer, who is rejoining us as our rabbi, was aware of the need for a cantorial soloist and accompanist. Talk about the…

July at the Golden Goose

Celebrate your independence from retail prices! Shop at the Golden Goose Thrift Shop this July. You are invited to come in and cool down at the Golden Goose during the “dog days of summer.” Speaking of “dog days,” did you know that the Golden Goose often has a great selection of pet supplies, toys, accessories,…

Time on the Brush Required to Become an Artist

LaVerne Kyriss For Becky and Bob Easton, moving to SaddleBrooke might be the shortest move of anyone in their neighborhood. Native Tucsonans, they previously owned a home and property right near Miraval. “We had 100 trees on it, and it was just getting to be too much work,” Easton explained. “We got an offer on…