Category: November 2018

Community Church attends World Habitat Day

Carol Thompson World Habitat Day is an international day of action that highlights the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter. Formalized by the United Nations General Assembly in 1985, World Habitat Day is an opportunity to engage in global efforts to build a better world, one home at a time. On World Habitat…

SaddleBrooke Ranch, Mah Jongg and charity

Janice Neal Mah Jongg is a very popular game at SaddleBrooke Ranch. We have many players who are new to the game and people who have played for years. There is a weekly game played on Thursdays in La Hacienda Club, coordinated by Betty Pearce. There are multiple private groups who have weekly games played…

SaddleBrooke Ranch welcomes top US Pickleball instructor

SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association was honored to host one of the top pickleball instructors, Helle Sparre, who provided our members and residents with a pickleball demonstration, sharing her concepts and strategy for playing the game, focused on her successful technique; Dynamic Doubles Systems. Helle began her professional career as a tennis player and by 19…

Yum Cookbook Project – win – win for all

Kim Schweitzer What began as a ‘half baked’ idea at a neighborhood gathering became a win-win for Ranchers and kids alike. For nearly a year the committee collected recipes. And, in they came. Spaghetti pie, Minnesota hot dish, hot crab crostini, spuds a la elegant, apfelstrudel, stuffed squid, Japanese ramen salad, chicken Waikiki Beach, Seattle…

Save the dates for Tucson Dance Academy performances

On Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16 at the DVPAC, we can promise that it is “beginning to look a lot like Christmas” and Tucson Dance Academy is making a habit of doing that in the SaddleBrooke community! Founded in 2008 by Tammy and Tom Booth, TDA has grown, not only with its number…

Save the date for “Dynamic Health” presentation

Linda Shannon-Hills Chiropractic is a health care profession dedicated to the non-surgical treatment of disorders of the nervous system and musculoskeletal system. On Tuesday, November 13 at 4:00 p.m., Dr. Watson will discuss his approach of how chiropractic care can aid to “Dynamic Health.” The focus on spinal adjustment is what makes doctors of chiropractic…

Donations to SBCO help change lives

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore If you want to improve the lives of youngsters living in nearby communities, you can do so through a donation to SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO). Thanks to the generosity of SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents and local businesses, SBCO provides children with food, clothing and educational opportunities. We are indebted to the…

MyGrove is now GroupWorks

  When you volunteer to run a club or activity group, you want to get connected with others who share your passion. Sometimes, though, all you get is a headache. To help smooth out the potentially harried business of event scheduling, dues management and communication, clubs across the country, from the Acadiana Woodturners of Louisiana…

Master Gardener Program

  Margaret Larmour The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes you to attend “Monarchs, Milkweed and Mexico” presented by Ronnie Greenberg, Advanced Master Gardener and Indiana Master Naturalist. Program begins at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 15 at SaddleBrooke, MountainView West Ballroom. Ronnie will discuss the biology and…

SBRWGA hosts 5th annual Sadie Hawkins Tournament

CJ Kerley The SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association (SBRWGA) hosted its fifth annual Sadie Hawkins Golf Tournament on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, with 60 golfers participating. This event is inspired by an American folk event and pseudo-holiday originated by Al Capp’s classic hillbilly comic strip Li’l Abner (1934-1978). The premise of this event is that females…