Tag: SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

Join the Annual SBCO Food Drive to Prevent Hunger

Nancy McCluskey-Moore The 26th Annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Food Drive will gather donations of food and money to support the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) based in Mammoth. TCFB serves needy families living in Mammoth, San Manuel, Oracle, and the Dudleyville/Aravaipa area. Donations from SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch helped to provide bimonthly emergency food boxes…

MPNiners Mistletoe Mischief

EJ Snearly What a wonderfully fun play was performed by some of the MountainView Niners golf league members. This play, Mistletoe Mischief, was written by Niner Denise Gilliat-Norgard. Denise’s co-chair was Janet Ekkert. After multiple rehearsals, dressed and otherwise, the play went off without a hitch. Dec. 5, 2023, started off with a fun golf…

MPLNiners Golf and Giving

E J Snearly The MPLNiners chose to name SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Thanksgiving Baskets to be their charity during the Presidents Cup golf event held at MountainView Golf Club. The raffle and cash donations benefited the SBCO Thanksgiving baskets that were distributed to needy families in Oracle, Mammoth, and San Manuel. The MPLNiners are so…

Kids’ Closet and Teen Closet Help Youngsters Build Self-Esteem

Nancy McCluskey-Moore For the past 26 years, Kids’ Closet has been providing children with new school clothing to raise their self-esteem and encourage school attendance. This SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) program began when a group of women in SaddleBrooke discovered that local children had poor school attendance because they needed to share shoes and clothing…

Help Improve Lives

You can help improves 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! You can volunteer on the Golden Goose truck, picking up donations—you put in…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach and SaddleBrooke Ranchers Encourage Young Readers Nancy McCluskey-Moore Each year SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) funds a grant to provide first graders at Ray Elementary School in Kearny, Ariz., with a wooden bookcase and two new books. The funding also provides for each child to receive two additional books in second and again…

Here We Go Again—Bring a Friend

EJ Snearly I know I’ve used this theme, “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” before, but paraphrasing the lyrics to Randy Newman’s song remains appropriate. You’ve got a friend in me, When the fairway looks rough ahead, And you’re miles away from the green, Just remember what your golf buddy said, Gal, you’ve got a…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

Miam’s ‘M&M’ Program Produces Big Results Nancy McCluskey-Moore Do you recall memorizing the multiplication tables while in grade school? Kevin Hull, principal of Lee Kornegay Intermediate School in Miami, Ariz., knows this knowledge is vital to future success in mathematics. And he should know. Prior to becoming the principal of this third through fifth grade…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SBCO Grants Support Educational Enrichment Nancy McCluskey-Moore SaddleBrooke Community Outreach has long provided grants to help finance education enrichment opportunities and summer sports activities for local students. Among the programs that recently received SBCO grants are the following: San Manuel Softball A $2,500 grant was given to fund a summer softball program for kids living…