Category: May 2018

Petwise Spotlight

Linda Gorman “Tyger, Tyger burning bright, in the forests of the night; what immortal hand or eye, could frame thy fearful symmetry?”… Poem by William Blake I am a pit bull terrier, boxer mix with a multi brindle coat named Tyger. I had a very difficult start in life. I was taught to fight for…

CCSB Men’s Rally

Dick Kroese Men of Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) and their guests had a wonderful day that was led by Pastor Ron Gannett. He spoke on how to live the fourth quarter of our lives and that we can still make a difference. Ron pointed out to us how daily reading of the Bible can…

Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico area tour

Bob Stuart Arizona Pathfinders, a nonprofit volunteer group of the Arizona Historical Society, is conducting a five-day tour (Tuesday–Saturday) on September 25-29, 2018 to the Sacramento Mountain Area, New Mexico. Join us for an adventuresome tour to this region, in south central New Mexico, east of the White Sands Missile Range. Sierra Blanca Peak, a…

Gathering Hearts donation reminder

Carol Smith Gathering Hearts has an ongoing collection of donations of small appliances (in working order) and good, clean, used clothing, bedding and kitchen supplies for the Mammoth Thrift Store. You can drop off donations any time at 60539 E. Arroyo Vista Dr. or 60028 E. Arroyo Vista Dr. If you want a receipt, please…

CCSB 2018 Mission Partners

Carol Thompson Our Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) Cookie Room welcomed twelve of our Mission Partners after our March 18 service. Those with information booths included: Family First, Gospel Rescue Mission, Salvation Army, Youth On Their Own, Young Life Capernaum, Tri-Community Food Bank, Gilgal, Village Missions, Habitat of Humanity, Seed & Light International, Fisher House…

A banner year for SBCO Food Drive

Nancy McCluskey-Moore and Bob Wample SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) and Tri-Community Food Bank (TFB) are grateful to the SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents who supported this year’s food drive. This year’s effort to fight hunger among residents of Mammoth, San Manuel and Oracle brought in $51,537 in cash donations (a 26 percent increase over last…

Thank you, SaddleBrooke Ranch residents

Cynthia Chevalley, Chairperson, Tri-Community Food Bank, Mammoth The Tri-Community Food Bank Board of Directors, the clients and I wish to express our most sincere gratitude to you all. The success of the 2018 SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Food Drive was quite simply amazing! A large part of that success is directly attributable to SaddleBrooke Ranch participation.…

St. Patrick smiles on SaddleBrooke

  Mark Hojnacki Sunny skies and light winds made it a perfect day for softball for our annual St. Patrick’s Day Tournament. Game one pitted the visiting Home Team Pest Defense against Lexus of Tucson in a Community/Coyote League clash. Both teams matched each other the first two innings 8 to 8, but Lexus scored…

CCSB understands about the children

Kathy Doran Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) donated 226 Easter bags for distribution at the Tri-Community Food Bank in Mammoth on Palm Sunday. So many children came with big smiles on their faces in anticipation of what was in their Easter bag! CCSB members are a very generous and giving congregation with programs for the…

Presbyterian structure and happenings

Nan Nasser There are many protestant churches, all centered in Christ, but what sets a Presbyterian Church apart from others is its form of government. The word “Presbyterian” is derived from the Greek word for elder, and those elected elders are referred to as “The Session” which governs Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church (MSPC). The congregation…