Category: October 2018

Unit Happenings

  Unit 17 Social Committee Mary Gelinas Snowbirds and new neighbors will find that Unit 17 is continuing its fun activities. The Social Committee met on September 15 to discuss plans for upcoming events. Co-Chairs of the Social Committee this year are Betsy Lowry and Linda Gray. Arlene Des Jardins will continue as Chair and…

Dr. Ryan Kretzer October 22

Phyllis Ketring “Oh, my aching back!” Those words have been spoken by about 80 percent of the adults in this country. When conservative back treatments like physical therapy or medications fail, surgery may be considered as an option for pain relief. What happens when surgery doesn’t relieve the pain or new pain occurs? Spinal fusion…

SaddleBrooke Singers prepare for December Show

Steph Mattie The SaddleBrooke Singers recently held their annual “Welcome Back Singers!” party, and it has become a joyful tradition to begin our fall rehearsals. Hosted by Jim and Kathy Barrett, we all look forward to this informal gathering that unites returning and new group members. It’s a wonderful way to get to know fellow…

SaddleBrooke author Stuart Watkins publishes book

Fire So Hot, Make You Scoot Way Back, was just published by SaddleBrooke author Stuart Watkins. Stuart’s book has 42 pages filled with writes about love, veterans’ experiences, cowboy writes, writes for children, writes about homeless people, some funny twists and turns and some serious writes designed to make the reader pause and hopefully smile.…

Have you ever heard of a wooden nickle?

Ken Marich During your life has anyone ever told you “not to take a wooden nickel”? This American adage is considered to be a light-hearted reminder to be cautious in one’s financial dealings. Well, wooden nickels exist and are novelty or commemorative “coins” sometimes referred to as tokens. They date back to the late 1800s…

Christmas Service Cantata at CCSB

Carol Thompson The Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) choir will be performing a first time ever Christmas Cantata at the December 9 service. We invite everyone to come and join this special service of Oh Holy Night music. The choir started practice on August 1 for this special event. CCSB is a Christ-centered church with the…

Jewish Friendship Group news

  Marilyn Anthony On October 11, we will be holding a dinner on the patio at SaddleBrooke One with a delicious menu including minestrone soup; turkey wraps with swiss cheese, tarragon aioli, lettuce, tomato and onion or beef and havarti wraps with horseradish, lettuce, tomato and onion; brownies and non-alcoholic beverages. Cost is $15.85 plus…

Mars and Venus vintage 2018

  Bob Edelblut Wow! This year’s event was the fifth time this popular tournament has been played. It seems like only yesterday that the MPMGA and the MPWGA started the discussions that lead to the creation of this event. Is time really flying by this quickly? Most of you know that the prior tournaments were…

Spanish Culture Club meeting notice

The Spanish Culture Club is open to SaddleBrooke residents who are interested in Spanish/Latin American culture and wish to learn more through discussion, events and culinary experiences. Knowledge of Spanish is not required, although there are opportunities for Spanish conversation for those who wish to improve their spoken Spanish. A wine and cheese reception featuring…