Category: December 2021

Unit Happenings

SaddleBrooke One Unit 2 Ladies’ Luncheon Debbie Flato, Unit 2 Social Chairperson On Nov. 12, 24 women from Unit 2, along with two out-of-town guests, enjoyed a delicious lunch at Scordato’s on River Road. Some of the attendees had never been there before and were delighted to discover a new restaurant. I overheard a number of them…

Republican Club Holds November Meeting

Rich Casler The SaddleBrooke Republican Club held its regular November monthly meeting on Nov. 10, at the DesertView Theater at 3:30 p.m. Ron Aeschliman provided pre-meeting entertainment with a litany of patriotic songs, as a tribute to the many veterans, both members and guests, in attendance. President Dan Culver welcomed all to the meeting and…

Hikers on the Arizona Trail

Hazel Staloff A dozen members of the SaddleBrooke Singles Club exulted in the glorious fall weather as they hiked the Arizona Trail after touring the historic American Flag Ranch House. While appreciating the picturesque Galiuro Mountains and unique rock formations, they encountered two gritty and determined hikers engaged in a “dog bites man” expedition, to…

Linda, My POP Tennis Nemesis

Stuart Watkins She serves so softly; underhand of course reaches the highest returns even ones just over the net stretches her arm and pops it back hits the “T” or down the alley and her cross-court return is a winner lobs over my head and laughs she even knows how to win with a sneaky…

Spooktacular SBLDC Party a Howling Success

Kaye Caullkins It was two days before Halloween, but the costumed dancers couldn’t wait. They just had to get on the dance floor and were “Looking Good” as they “Lurched” through the dance line-up to spooky songs and scary music. “Mamitas” felt the “Phantom’s Touch” as they watched “The Evil Girl” do “The Shuffle Boogie…

MPLN Reaches out to SBCO

Eileen J. Snearly The MountainView Preserve Lady Niners (MPLN) organization chose to sponsor a charity after collecting funds at their President’s Cup Tournament and raffle. They presented a check to the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Thanksgiving Holiday Basket Program. For the third year, the SBCO conducted this program, led by Mona Sullivan and Mark Liefke.…

CCP Dinner Theatre Fall Show Was A Sell Out

  Andrea Molberg Community Circle Players (CCP) quickly sold out its fall dinner theatre production, An Evening Of One Acts. Over the six November nights, 724 people attended the show in the MountainView Ballroom. Eight one-act plays, some funny, some thought provoking, made up this unique production, which had one producer, five directors, 21 in…

British Club Pub Night

Twink Gates, British Club Publicity On Nov. 14, 21 members of the British Club gathered together for a wonderful potluck Pub Night at the home of new members Chris Haines and Judy Kendall. We even had our very own Pearly Queen, Ethel Willmot! Members brought a delicious selection of food, including sausage rolls, deviled eggs,…

MountainView Lady Putters Annual Registration

Sandy Strack and Eileen J. Snearly The MountainView Lady Putters will hold their annual registration on Jan. 20, 2022, in the main MountainView Ballroom. The new members will arrive at 8:15 a.m. for orientation, and returning members will arrive at 9 a.m. Annual dues of $75 will be collected at this time, with checks made…