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MPLN Hosts Putts, Pearls, and Polka Dots

Eileen J. Snearly On Tuesday, May 3, the MountainView Preserve Lady Niners (MPLN) held their annual Bring a Friend golf event at MouintainView Golf Club and MV Bar and Grill, benefitting American Legion Oro Valley Post 132. The Commander of Post 132, Wayne Larroque, was presented a check at the MPLN board meeting on May…

Health Fair Plans Underway

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The 2022 Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. until noon. This is one of the largest volunteer events here in SaddleBrooke featuring a representation of the medical facilities, healthcare providers, and health-related nonprofits in the area. Both SaddleBrooke One and MountainView clubhouses will be filled with…

SBWGA-18 & CASA Helping Children In Pinal County

Shirley Hamann Each year the SBWGA-18 Golf Association serves the community by collaborating with a chosen charity. This year, they have chosen Pinal County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for its charitable focus in 2022. “CASA of Pinal County is affiliated with CASA of Arizona and the National CASA Association which is a network of almost 1,000…

MountainView Lady Putters and Moonlight Madness

Eileen J. Snearly Oh, what a night it was on May 14 when the MountainView Lady Putters set up the course at the MountainView putting green for Moonlight Madness. The course was set up at dusk, dinner was served at 6:30 p.m., and when it was dark enough, around 8 p.m., putting began. A masked putter…

Boot Prints: Ken Wong

Diana Smith It’s hard to imagine that anyone in the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club (SBHC) doesn’t know the name Ken Wong. For the past 12 years, hikers have seen his name every other month when the SBHC newsletter is distributed, yet may not actually know much about Ken or his many contributions to the success of…

Help Improve Lives …

Yours and many of those less fortunate. All the profits of the Golden Goose Thrift Shop go to supporting SaddleBrooke Community Outreach and IMPACT of Southern Arizona. Finally, a way to get back more than you give—guaranteed! Volunteer on the Golden Goose truck picking up donations. You put in a few hours a week, on…

Ed Robson Donates $200,000 for New Pickleball Courts

Raymond H. Goettsch With great gratitude, SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association Inc. (SPA) has announced that Ed Robson has made a most generous donation of $200,000 to assist in the expansion of pickleball at SaddleBrooke. Mr. Robson previously donated the upper parking lot adjacent to the Ridgeview courts to SaddleBrooke TWO for SPA members’ use for vehicle…

Register Now for Next Art and Wine Event

Connie Kotke, Publicity Chair The next popular Art & Wine Event, sponsored by the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild, is set for Wednesday, June 29, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Activity Center in SaddleBrooke One. Join us to complete a patriotic painting just in time for the 4th of July holiday—while enjoying a sack…

Beach Bash at the Brooke

Linda Hampton The ballroom at MountainView was hopping and bopping on Saturday, April 2, as 150 people came together to raise funds for Senior Village at SaddleBrooke. Outstanding décor and the festive Hawaiian-style attire adopted by many of the attendees created a beachy atmosphere. During dinner, guests enjoyed a retro video produced by Larry Vinyard…

Good Wags and Good Works

Linda Lyon The SaddleBrooke Dog Park (SBDP) Association is once again in very capable hands with the re-election of Susan Williams as the president, Nadine McAfee as vice president, and Kris Letterman as treasurer. Pat Tarr joins the other officers as secretary. Other members of this year’s board include Ken Wentz, Jim Vavra, Cathy Lee,…