Category: November 2019

SBR Riding Group enjoys the first ride of the season

Left to right: Neil Uscier, Rebecca Williams, and Wolf Tombe enjoy the view from the plateau.

Rebecca Williams The SaddleBrooke Ranch Riding Group headed down the trail at Hacienda del Sol to enjoy the beautiful shade of a quiet retreat in the wash that runs below the resort. The wash is filled with shady mesquites, magnificent saguaros, golden barrels, and other desert plants. The ride offered wonderful views of the surrounding banks,…

Lady Niners brunch

1Janice Neal The SaddleBrooke Ranch Lady Niners golfers had a lovely brunch on Sept. 24. We weren’t able to golf that day because of the monsoon rain. All members were invited to attend, whether or not they were planning to golf that day. Thirteen ladies attended, and we reserved La Montana Room in La Hacienda…

Putters congratulate Donna Lura

Jacque Hendricks and Camille Esterman Ranchette Putter Donna Lura putted in the first round of the hole-in-one competition at the Golfer Appreciation Day and made a hole-in-one! Donna went on to the second round, where she joined only one other person who had an “official” hole-in-one and three others whose shots were closest to the…

Remember and honor veterans – one wreath at a time

Ed Davis The American Legion Auxiliary Oro Valley Unit 132 proudly supports Wreaths Across America, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to remember and honor those who have served our nation in uniform. By offering wreath sponsorships to the public, Wreaths Across America hopes that one day every veteran’s interment site will be adorned…

SaddleBrooke Ranch ARTwalk – Saturday, November 9

Linda Shannon-Hills Please join us for the seventh annual SaddleBrooke Ranch ARTwalk on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. TheARTwalk is an open-studio tour that introduces SaddleBrooke Ranch residents to the talented artists that live within our community. The event invites SaddleBrooke Ranch residents to stroll or cart or drive to the various artists’ studios or…

SBR resident supports SBCO in a unique way

Guitarist Rick Still providing entertainment at a neighborhood party. Photo by Diane Still.

Camille Esterman Rick Still has lived at SaddleBrooke Ranch for a little over two years, and as an accomplished guitarist, he has found a unique way to share his talent. Rick has played at many private parties and unit functions, entertaining everyone with swinging and soulful tunes. Folks have been known to put on their “dancing…

Senior Softball is a hit with SBR women

Mary Schneck (left) and Janice Mihora play senior softball for the fun, competition, exercise, and camaraderie.

Terry Hurley On an early Wednesday morning last month, under a perfect blue sky and on a gem of a ball field in SaddleBrooke, Mary Schneck singled to right field to drive in two runs. It was one of two hits that day for Mary, but unfortunately, it wasn’t enough as her Western Exterminator team…

Celebrating our veterans

Nationally recognized speaker, Emerson Knowles, will be celebrating our veterans.

Barbara Barr The SaddleBrooke Clubhouse will be adorned with American flags as the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke honors area veterans on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 11:30 a.m. The annual celebration will include an incredible buffet, an honor color guard, and program by well-known speaker and Rotarian, Emerson Knowles. Each year, more than 100 veterans, guests, and…

Wellness Roundup – Managing heartburn November 12

Dr. Patrick M. Chiasson

Linda Shannon-Hills Join the SaddleBrooke Ranch Wellness Roundup for a talk on managing heartburn by Patrick Chiasson, MD, MA, FRCS, FACS on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 4 p.m. in the La Mesa and Montana Rooms. Did you know that approximately 25 million adult Americans suffer from heartburn—the most common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)—on a daily basis?…