Category: September 2016

Wellness Round Up: Who’s looking over your shoulder

Dr. Michael Amini, Orthopaedic Surgeon

People of all ages develop problems with their shoulders, but these problems become even more common with time. By retirement age more than half of the people have partial tearing of their rotator cuff or worse. And the number of shoulder replacements performed in the United States is expected to triple in the next 10-15…

Oro Valley doctors give mini-seminars at Health Fair

Dr. Anthony Galeo, Cardiologist, 9:15 a.m.

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The mini-seminars at last year’s Health Fair were very well received. Oro Valley Hospital has graciously arranged for new presenters this year. The presentations will be on the outdoor patio near the Clubhouse. This year’s topics are Sports Injuries and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). The doctors will stay for more discussion…

Putting your best foot forward

Dr. William Harant at the Health & Wellness talk

Dr. William Harant, a Podiatrist, was the speaker at the Health and Wellness Talk at SaddleBrooke Ranch on August 9. Along with a slide presentation, he spoke of a number of ailments including bone spurs, hammer toes, callouses and planter fasciitis. Dr. Harant encouraged questions from the audience. Nearly every topic he covered led to…

Horseback riders mount up for the fall season

Left to right: Mary Theis, Paul Bailey, Lee Rinke, Doug Rinke, Rebecca Williams and Don Williams at Triangle T Ranch in Dragoon.

The SaddleBrooke Ranch Riding Group is ready to head down the trail at some old favorite venues as well as some new. On Saturday morning, October 1, the group will head to nearby Pusch Ridge Stables. Pusch Ridge is an excellent place to start for those who have not ridden in a while. The one-hour…

SBCO needs volunteer office help

Pat Andrea If you are looking for a local opportunity to volunteer with flexible hours and a chance to meet new people, this may be the right choice for you. Starting in September the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) office at the SaddleBrooke Minit Mart Plaza (located in Suite L next to the dentist) will be…

Two incredible Golden Goose events in September

The Golden Goose is very excited about two events coming up in September! The first is the annual Golden Goose Fashion Show presented each year for SaddleBrooke Community Outreach’s September meeting and membership drive! Join us on Monday, September 12, at 3:00 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom and become a member of Outreach! It’s free!…

Spend your Labor Day at SaddleBrooke Stadium

Out at second! Maybe a double play? Photo by Pat Tiefenbach

Jonathan Green SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) welcomes all to enjoy three games well-played (we hope!) by your athletic neighbors, holiday lunch and more at the annual SSSA Labor Day Tournament September 5 from 9:00 a.m. until about 1:30 p.m. Sunshine Experts will sponsor this event. Lunch, grilled up by the always reliable Doug Wagers…

YOTO donation night a success

Carol Smith Gathering Hearts would like to thank all those who donated to the YOTO (Youth On Their Own) men’s toiletries donation night. The event was a success. We collected 73 deodorants, 61 bars of soap, 43 toothbrushes, 29 toothpastes, 39 bodywash/shampoo/conditioners, seven lotions, toilet paper, 37 packs of disposable razors, four combs and one…

All member dinner for Restaurant Dining Out Club

Ken and Camille Hovmiller

The Restaurant Dining Out Club held its first all-member dinner at the Cadillac Chaparral Steakhouse on August 10. Despite members being away on trips and the monsoon rains, the dinner was well attended by 86 people or over half the number of people in the club. While this is the first time an all-member event…

October Health Fair

Look for the Information Center at the October Health Fair

Phyllis Ketring The annual SaddleBrooke Health Fair is approaching on Saturday, October 15, 9:00 a.m. until noon at the HOA One Clubhouse. A new feature this year will be an Information Center. The center will be identified by the blue sign at the hostess station in front of the Vistas Dining Room. There you will…