Category: December 2017

Ranchette Putters winners

Linda Nicholson September putting was enjoyable with the cooler temperatures moving in. But these lady putters were as hot as ever. Consistently striking the sweet spot on her orange ball, Janice Neal received the award for lowest average with 36.67. Second lowest average was awarded to Terrie Pompa with 37.0. Reading the green like a…

From The New Home Sales Team

  We had an exciting October full of new announcements and more progress on new amenities. SaddleBrooke Ranch was proud to release two new floorplans this month: the Pavona, part of the Premiere series, and the Alora, part of the Tradition series. The Pavona, which isn’t modeled, is a 2169 sq. ft. home with the…

The Famous Painting Program

Sharon Groth The Famous Painting Program is in its second year at Mountain Vista School in Oracle. This program presents a famous painting to classrooms first through sixth grades once a month by our art loving volunteers. Ranch volunteers include Sharon Groth, Sherry Weiss, Nancy Reif, Linda Ritger, Larry Ritger and Susan Swanson. Tucson artist…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Assoc. thanks our sponsors

  Janice Mihora SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association (SBRWGA) would like to say thank you to the local businesses that support our club through their sponsorships. The purpose of SBRWGA is to promote good fellowship and interest in golf, to enable our members to enjoy organized competition and social activities, and to support learning about…

Knit Wits news – SBR resident welcome

Carol Chiarello Our knitters are enjoying the pleasant fall weather. A group of more than 20 ladies gathered at Dianne Barnard’s home for a lovely potluck meal. The weather was perfect for enjoying the outdoors, the camaraderie, the food, and a little time left over to work on a knit or crochet project. Thank you,…

Tennis Festival: An Australian Experience

Terry and Anita Zimmerman G’day mates! Decorated in the Aussie (Australian) format, the annual Steiness Tennis Festival at SaddleBrooke Ranch was held on October 20 and 21. The event consisted of two days of tennis matches in men’s and women’s doubles, mixed doubles and three singles matches for a few energetic players. There was a…

Pickleball team strategy clinic

Bob Hills On November 1 the SBRPA Skills Development Committee hosted a Team Strategy Clinic at SaddleBrooke Ranch. This clinic was focused on the club’s 3.0 and 3.5 rated players. The format of the clinic included a presentation and Q&A in the La Mesa Room followed by demonstrations and on-court coaching at the pickleball complex.…

Healthy Aging

Maggie deBlock On October 26 Ellinor Montgomery, RN, author of Eat G.L.A.D. not S.A.D., presented to SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club a timely topic on eating healthy, which translates into healthy aging. She began with a success story involving her husband John who was 120 pounds overweight when they married. Due to his obese situation he…

Women’s Club holiday celebration set for December 6

Donna P. Nelson Come join the Women’s Club on December 6 for our Holiday Celebration! Enjoy social time with our wonderful members, a sumptuous holiday lunch and raffle prizes! Bonus: our own Mary LeCompte from the Hacienda Bistro will have a live cooking demonstration. We also want to take time to be charitable and help…

Free diabetes education seminar and classes

  Gary Hammond The American Diabetes Association believes that 12 million Americans over age 65 have diabetes—that’s 25% or one in four of us! Medicare feels the problem is so great that it has funded a special free education program by certified trainers, the Diabetes Education Empowerment Program or “DEEP.” For SaddleBrooke residents who may…