Tag: events

FSL Raffle Off to a Great Start!

Rolly Prager Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) is excited to announce the start of online and in-person ticket sales for the Bucks 4 Books raffle. Ticket sales began in March and will continue until Dec. 26. FSL provides the funds to purchase books, DVDs, and audiobooks for our libraries. Fifty percent of the funds raised…

Memorial Day

Ross Dunfee The killing was over. The four-year long Civil War officially ended at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865. There was a large division between the northern states (largely industrial) and the southern states (largely agrarian) over slavery, states’ rights, and westward expansion. The election of Lincoln was the last straw, and by one month…

Health Fair 2021 Scheduled

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The 2021 Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to noon. If the pandemic numbers decrease while vaccinations increase, and both SaddleBrooke One and MountainView open their spaces for public use, it is very likely that the 2021 Health Fair will be back in a familiar format. Currently,…

March Blood Drive was a Huge Success

Michael and Laurie Lien Our March blood drive had a great response from SaddleBrooke residents. There were 68 out of 69 appointments filled, making this the largest blood drive ever at SaddleBrooke. Thank you so much for making this such a successful blood drive. The next blood drive will take place on May 22 from…

Oracle Assembly Show-N-Shine Car Show

Clare Grochocki The Oracle Assembly Show-N-Shine Car Show will be held on Saturday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oracle Assembly. Sign in is from 9 to 10 a.m. The show is open to all antique, classic, vintage, and custom cars, trucks, and motorcycles. There is no entrance fee. As there…

January Blood Drive Success

Michael and Laurie Lien Our January blood drive was a great success. There were 66 units of blood collected, which means over 190 people will be helped by your donations. The next blood drive will take place on March 27, from 7 a.m. until noon at MountainView Ballroom. All precautions will remain in place including…