Tag: SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

Fourth Annual SBR Mahjongg Cards for Charity

Janice Neal Mahjongg is a very popular game at SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR). We have many players who are new to the game and people who have played for years. Prior to COVID, there were weekly games played on Thursdays in La Hacienda Club (and sometimes lessons), coordinated by Gail Latimer and Bonnie Goldman. There are…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Pat and Jim Schlote have been selected as the SBCO Volunteers of the Year for 2020.

Volunteers of the Year Nancy McCluskey-Moore Each year, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) recognizes the outstanding service provided by one or two of its volunteers. This year, the SBCO board of directors chose Pat and Jim Schlote as the organization’s 2020 Volunteers of the Year for their tireless work on behalf of the Kids’ Closet program.…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Mike and Mary Redgrave are proud supporters of the SBCO Scholarship Endowment Program.

Mary and Mike Redgrave Donate to the SBCO Scholarship Endowment Program Ron Andrea In February 2019, Mary and Mike Redgrave moved to SaddleBrooke Ranch from Sacramento, Calif. Mary had worked in financial services, while Mike ran the state air quality database for the California Air Resources Board. In retirement, both Mary and Mike were looking…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

Scholarship Endowments Offer a Win-Win Opportunity Ron Andrea Ruth and Dale Leman are one of several couples who have decided to contribute to the SBCO Scholarship Endowment Fund. According to Dale, “I hit the magic age of 70.5 and my financial institution informed me early in 2019 of the amount required for my mandated IRA…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

In 2018, Unit 48 volunteers gathered to wrap presents for the Outreach Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Child program.

Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Child programs brighten holiday season Ken and Ellen Perkins For more than a decade, the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Child program has provided hand-picked and carefully wrapped Christmas gifts to local families and Apache children on the San Carlos reservation. In recent years, the program has grown to annually assist about 90…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

After viewing glow-in-the-dark critters in a black-lit room, College for Kids students drew scorpions with chalk on black paper.

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach supports “College for Kids” science education program Nancy Moore SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) is the top donor for a unique educational enrichment program. Each summer, the Central Arizona College Foundation offers a two-week science enrichment program, “College for Kids,” for 50 children between the ages of seven and eleven. Students from Oracle,…

Shred, recycle, and donate on November 2

Nancy McCluskey-Moore Make room in your garage or home office by packing up outdated paper files and bringing them to the Shredding and Recycling Event on Saturday, November 2, from 9:00 a.m. to noon (or until the truck is full). The event, hosted by Long Realty-Golder Ranch, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach, and the Beacon Foundation will…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Elise Grimes and Anne Everett were honored for their many years of service on the SBCO Board of Directors.

SBCO honors volunteers and supporters Nancy McCluskey-Moore For more than 20 years, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) has supported food, clothing and educational programs for local children. Annually, SBCO serves a 100-mile corridor stretching from Catalina to Miami and San Carlos, which includes more than three counties, eight communities, 17 schools, three Head Start programs and…

Residents encourage local children to read

Nancy McCluskey-Moore On May 11, SaddleBrooke Ranch residents delivered 36 beautifully made bookcases to Ray School in Kearny. The bookcases were built by Ranch woodworkers Dan Carter, John Gordon, Jef Hansen, Barry Milner, Ron Gustafson, Ed Cheszek, Jim Lindley and Ron Hilbert for distribution to graduating kindergarteners. For many years, the Rotary Club of Kearny…