Category: September 2017

SBRWGA July Queens of Swing

Left to right: Alex Anna, Gaye Ohanian, Jeanne Osterlund; missing: Melanie Timberlake and Joanne Garcia

Janice Mihora SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association Queens of Swing winners for July were Low Gross: Gaye Ohanian (87). Low Net four-way tie with 73s: Alex Anna, Melanie Timberlake, Joanne Garcia, Jeanne Osterlund. Gaye, Alex, Melanie, Joanne and Jeanne are eligible to compete on November 14, 2017 for the title of “Queen of Swing.” Congratulations!…

Colorado Club social and other events planned

Colorado Club Social at La Hacienda Club

Linda Shannon-Hills Moving into a new community is exciting, especially meeting new people from around the United States and Canada. As our SaddleBrooke Ranch grows, finding common interests and backgrounds pulls us closer together as neighbors, and that is what neighbors found when they joined together on Wednesday, August 2, for a Colorado Club Social…

Thursday Talks presents “Road Runner Family” September 21

Road Runner family nest

Linda Shannon-Hills SaddleBrooke Ranch Thursday Talks will be hosting Doris Evans on Thursday, September 21, at 4:00 p.m. in La Mesa Room to give her fascinating presentation of a Road Runner Family. Consider the roadrunner: an icon of the Southwest Desert yet few people have had the opportunity to observe these birds nesting, living or…

Three ways pups can improve seniors’ health

(Family Features) Furry friends can play a significant role in pet owners’ lives. The old saying goes, “dogs are man’s best friend,” and research shows they may be more than that. In fact, they just might be the key to keeping seniors active. According to a study conducted by the University of Lincoln and Glasgow…

Women on Our Own (WOOO)

Liz Boyd WOOO is for single women living in SaddleBrooke and the Ranch who want to stay busy and enjoy life. Our activities include: Dining Out: We go out for dinner on the third Wednesday of each month and enjoy Tucson’s restaurants. In August it was Flavor of India. Potlucks: On the fourth Saturday of…

Kids’ Closet improves lives

At Kids’ Closet a volunteer “personal shopper” assists every child.

Since its inception in 1996, Kids’ Closet has focused on providing children with new school clothing to raise their self-esteem and school attendance. Each school year, in the fall and spring, thousands of students from rural communities eagerly await their opportunity to come to the custom-built Kids’ Closet in Mammoth. Children eligible to receive free…

Oracle School District

Since its inception three years ago to and continuing through the 2017-18 school year, the Oracle Schools Foundation will have funded almost 40 preschool scholarships for the District’s youngest students. Recognizing the critical importance of a great early start, the Foundation Board made a commitment this year to ensure every three and four-year old in…

Fall square dance lessons begin October 8

A Happy Anniversary cake is presented to Larry and Bonnie Kraber at a recent club dance.

Bob White Once again this year the SaddleBrooke “Squares” square dance club will be kicking off the fall dance season with lessons for those who would really like to get involved in an exciting and fun-filled way to socialize, exercise and dance in a whole different way: square dancing. This is not your grandmother’s old…