Category: June 2019

Passover at the Ranch

Members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Shalom Club celebrated the second night of Passover together at our new Ranch House Grill. A traditional Passover meal was served by our Ranch House staff. No one had to cook, clean or set up. Our goal as a club was to create an understanding of the Passover holiday and…

Pink Out the Ranch!

  Sue Cook Join the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association in promoting early cancer detection and prevention. There will be a planning meeting on Tuesday, June 18 in the La Mesa Room at 3:30 p.m. SBRTA is planning a tennis tournament, Serve for a Cure, to kick off October Breast Cancer Prevention month and encourages all…

Thank you for donating blood for the American Red Cross

Linda Shannon-Hills The turnout to donate blood for the American Red Cross continues to exceed our goals. SaddleBrooke Ranch has now held ten drives in the last twenty months with a total of 374 units of blood. We are very proud of our participation to help with the significant blood shortage. Our contribution in April…

Pathfinders looking for a new board member to help with endowment fund

The Arizona Historical Society’s oldest auxiliary organization, Pathfinders, is looking for a board member with financial experience to help manage its new endowment fund. Meetings are monthly, September – May, on the first Monday. More information and inquiries should be sent to Mary Lee Fitzgerald, fitzgerald.marylee@gmail.com. Also, you can call Bob Stuart at 520-825-4239.

Hearing Vibes

Can you hear me now? Maria Menconi When we are in our familiar home environment, we become used to certain sounds and signals and help from family so we don’t actually realize that we aren’t hearing as well as we once did. However, once we leave that familiar environment, there are sounds that we miss…

Create mosaics this summer

Join Mosaic Guys in the Glass Center on Wednesday, June 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to create this 10” x 12” mixed media mosaic using both porcelain and glass tiles to explore depth and dimension with mosaic art. Learn nipping and fitting techniques related to both materials and discover the joy of combining…

Oracle School District

Sebastian Pinedo and Aubrey Swick, seventh grade students at Mountain Vista K-8 School in Oracle, Arizona are attending the A+ Summer Middle School Institute at Stanford University this June 23-28, 2019. The A+ Summer Middle School Institute immerses students in an environment that encourages advanced thinking, problem solving and creativity. Both Sebastian and Aubrey will…

Putters new rule means more monthly rewards

Camille Esterman At the April general meeting, members of the Ranchette Putters voted to use the USGA handicap system and double the number of monthly awards. Gross scores will still be used to recognize putters with the first, second and third lowest averages each month. The club values the talent and consistency demonstrated by our…

ShelterBox USA executive visits Rotary

Phil Barney Dr. Don Jorgenson, Former Executive Board member of ShelterBox, USA and the 2018 recipient of the Presidents Volunteer Service Award from Donald Trump, was the guest speaker at the March 21, 2019, meeting of the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke. Don spoke about the recent missions to locations the Red Cross does not service.…