Category: Generals

Choir for the memory impaired seeks singers

There are 70 choirs for the memory impaired all over the world. Vista de la Montana Methodist Church in Catalina will be number 71! Recognizing the misperceptions of our culture for those whose short-term memory is compromised, the church has created the Vista Song of Joy Choir. The choir will consist of fifteen memory-impaired singers…

Oracle School District

Auction to feature fixed priced events Maria Menconi and Ann Vernon Have you gone to an auction, gotten caught up in a bidding war and ending up paying more than you wanted to? Or have you really wanted something but gotten outbid? There is a solution: fixed-price events! And at the Oracle Schools Champions Helping…

Welcome New Neighbors

Beth and Tim Chamberlin

Linda Harvey and Linda Shannon-Hills The Newcomer’s Gathering is a chance for our new residents to introduce themselves to the community and to other new residents as well as hear about activities and events at the Ranch. Resident veteran volunteers rotate to talk about their experiences since moving to SaddleBrooke Ranch and the activities they…

Golf carts: Please follow all traffic laws

Carol Nault Many golf car drivers are ignoring stop signs and speed limits. On one occasion, two golf cars sped through the four-way stop at the main boulevard while cars were approaching the intersection. I have also observed golf cars running various stop signs and speeding throughout the community. Please ensure that you are driving…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Save the date for SBCO’s 23rd annual walkathon Nancy McCluskey-Moore The 23rd annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) walkathon will be held at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. This is SBCO’s signature fundraising event of the year and helps support our food, clothing and education programs benefiting youngsters along a 100-mile corridor from Catalina to…

Presentation on border and immigration on August 15

Paul Ingram

Linda Shannon-Hills Don’t miss out on a great presentation by Paul Ingram, an award-winning journalist and photographer for the Tucson Sentinel on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Ranch House Sol Ballroom. There will be time after his presentation for questions. Paul focuses his articles on border and immigration situations. Most recently,…

Community Church at SaddleBrooke

Our success!

Blue bag Sunday at CCSB Carol Thompson Every month, the Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) provides blue bags to encourage food donations for the Tri-Community Food Banks in the surrounding areas of SaddleBrooke. July was the month to donate cold cereal, and the church participants came through once again! We wish to thank Kathy and…

Free conference on caregiving on October 16

The Faith Health Alliance North (FHAN) sponsors a free annual conference addressing issues of health and aging. This year’s conference will focus on the caregiver and be held on Oct. 16, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. at Mountain Vista United Methodist Church, 3001 E. Miravista Ln, Tucson, AZ 85739. Caregiving can be challenging, demanding and…

Wellness Roundup

Comprehensive help for emotional, behavioral and addiction issues Linda Shannon-Hills Oro Valley Hospital has expanded their services with a new program to help those suffering from mental health or substance abuse conditions called the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) in Behavioral Health Services. Dr. Matthew Malone, psychiatrist and medical director of Oro Valley Hospital’s Behavioral Health…

From The New Home Sales Team

SaddleBrooke Ranch is excited to announce the release of its newest home design and model, the Avalon. Ed’s Dogs restaurant is coming soon to SaddleBrooke Ranch! This new casual dining spot is a perfect place for golfers and residents to grab a quick bite and is perfectly situated to take advantage of the incredible views…