Tag: SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

Summer is backpack season

Backpacks for the coming school year

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach’s Kid’s Closet doesn’t go on hiatus even when the school year ends. Annually the program purchases backpacks and fills them with grade-appropriate school supplies for the coming school year. Backpacks have already been purchased and loaded with much-needed supplies such as ruled paper, folders, scissors, pencils, glue, eraser and crayons. In May…

Bring home those little bottles of shampoo

Hotel toiletries

Going on vacation? Bring home from your hotel stay those unopened bottles of shampoo, conditioner or lotion and Kid’s Closet will put them to good use. Annually in the spring and fall Kid’s Closet provides school wardrobes to approximately 3,300 needy children in our tri-county area. In addition to shoes, clothing and books, they are…

SBCO celebrates its 20th anniversary

Bud and Karen Stott, the volunteers of the year

Nan Nasser On Tuesday, April 18, the MountainView Ballroom was filled with friends and members of SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) ready to celebrate 20 years of services that provide opportunities for kids to succeed in a specific geographic area. Tables were decorated with black cloths, silver and gold balloons and stars. Hot appetizers were available,…

SBCO elects new board of directors for 2017-2018

Left to right, back row: Elise Grimes, Steve Groth, Larry Richter; middle row: Vivian Errico, Marcia Van Ommeran, Sandy Miller, Melanie Stout, Karen Green; front row: Joan Roberts, Ann Coziahr, Betsy Lowry, Anne Everett, Cheryl Smith, Trish Parker, Nancy McCluskey-Moore

Nancy McCluskey-Moore At the annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) meeting on May 18 the organization elected its Board of Directors for 2017-18. The Board consists of: Steve Groth, President; Elise Grimes, Executive Vice President; Barbara Hammond and Marcia Van Ommeran, Recording Secretary; Cheryl Smith, Corresponding Secretary; Anne Everett, Treasurer; Karen Green, Assistant Treasurer; Anni Evans…

Come and celebrate the 20th anniversary birthday of SBCO

Nan Nasser You are invited to the celebration of SaddleBrooke Community Outreach’s 20 years of providing services to youngsters in a 100-mile service area. This party will take place on Tuesday, April 18, in the MountainView Country Club ballroom beginning at 3:00 p.m. There will be refreshments, cash bar, door prizes, balloons, displays, along with…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Art in the Garden Tour

Enjoy a tiny garden with a small water feature and an enormous view

Nan Nasser Have you ever vacationed at a beach and wandered along the water line looking for or at shells? I have brought home many treasures and then didn’t know quite what to do with them. SaddleBrooke resident Suzanne Stewart knows exactly what to do with those beauties, designing one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry that will…

SBR annual spring food drive planned for March 25

Bob Johnson It is time to begin planning your food purchases for the upcoming SaddleBrooke Ranch spring food drive. This has been an annual event for several years and is conducted in collaboration with SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO). This year the food drive will benefit the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) based in Mammoth and serving…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

18th annual Food Drive Nan Nasser For many years SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) conducted a spring food drive throughout our community benefiting a variety of area food banks. We now direct our efforts to the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) based in Mammoth serving people in Mammoth, San Manuel to Oracle. Why? This is an area…

Art in the Garden – April 23

Nan Nasser As April approaches SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) is presenting an outdoor garden tour that features a variety of art projects created by our own residents. Save the date Sunday, April 23, for this opportunity to view wonderful gardens and spectacular art. SBCO currently has artists who will display furniture, oil and watercolor paintings,…