A Night of Fright

Riders Enjoy the Foothills of the Superstition Mountains

Thank You to Our SBRPA Board

Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, Dec. 5

Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, Dec. 5

Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, Dec. 5

Linda Shannon-Hills With the pandemic challenges of keeping everyone safe, we have not been able to hold the Red Cross Blood Drive in the Ranch House Ballrooms. With new safety…

Nature’s Way: Our Feathered Residents

Jim Hoagland As a young kid in Indiana no one ever explained to me the concept of birds migrating, so I assumed that the birds I saw were here year-round but hid during the winter. It was much later in life when I discovered the phenomenon that some birds migrate while others do not. On the…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Becky Tolan has been an enthusiastic Kids’ Closet volunteer for the past decade.

Becky Tolan: A Dedicated Kids’ Closet Volunteer Elizabeth Watson Becky Tolan said the decision to move to Arizona was one of the best decisions of her life. Part of that enthusiasm encompasses life in SaddleBrooke and the many opportunities to enjoy retirement while also helping others. Becky and her husband, Roger, moved from the Lakewood…

Free Women’s Suffrage Exhibit Offered by the Questers to the Community

Questers Anne Levig and Debbie Hansen are dressed as suffragists beside the Questers Women’s Suffrage Centennial Exhibit.

Debbie Hansen A free, portable exhibit on the American women’s suffrage movement is being offered to community libraries, museums, schools, government offices, and other organizations in Chandler, Sun Lakes, Litchfield Park Historical Museum, Tucson, Green Valley, and all around the state of Arizona to help celebrate the centennial of passage of the 19th Amendment giving…

SBRPA Tournament Playing Is Back!

Alastair Stone Many tournaments have been cancelled in Arizona recently, but seven SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association (SPRPA) members are registered for the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) pickleball tournament which is played in Tucson Nov. 13 to 17. Our correspondent found mixed doubles pair Joe Campion and Ronda Hayes getting in some practice. Good luck to them…

SBR Tech Club Board Elections—Please Vote!

Linda Shannon-Hills For any club to be successful, you need a strong board of directors, such is the case of the SBR Technology Club. Now two and half years in existence, the club has made great gains and offerings to the members with workshops, classes, special interest groups, one-on-one technical assistance, and speakers on technology.…

Welcome New Neighbors: Newcomers Are Welcomed Virtually

Mary Navoda and Jennifer Valverde moved to Unit 8 from Kansas. Mary enjoys playing Bridge, Mahjongg, and Hand & Foot. Jennifer hikes and plays golf and pickleball.

Linda Shannon-Hills and Linda Harvey The Newcomers Welcome Program would like to welcome our new residents that closed in late October. With the pandemic situation, our Newcomers Welcome has not been able to hold face-to-face gatherings to welcome our new neighbors but rather with Zoom meetings. The names listed here closed in October. Some have…