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SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Save the Date for 2021 SBCO Home Tour Nancy McCluskey-Moore The 2021 SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) home tour, which will focus on remodeled homes, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13. The 2018 and 2019 tours were so well received (the 2020 tour was cancelled due to the pandemic), the events committee decided to host…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Scholarship Endowment Fund Managed for Generations to Come Nancy McCluskey-Moore Since 2001 SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) has been granting two- and four-year college scholarships to deserving students in the Copper Corridor, an area that stretches 100 miles from Catalina to Miami, Ariz. Annually SBCO allocates some of its general fund to granting new scholarships and…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Supporter and Volunteer Awards for 2020-21 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 to San Carlos, Ariz., which includes more than three counties, eight communities, and approximately 4,000 youngsters. As an…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings,

Steve Groth, SBCO president, presents a check for the $226,647 raised by the SBCO Food Drive to Tri-Community Food Bank chairperson, Cynthia Chevalley.

23rd SBCO Annual Food Drive a Resounding Success! Nancy McCluskey-Moore The compassionate residents of SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch made the 23rd annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Food Drive a record-breaking success. This year the food drive raised $226,647.83 in donations! This is an enormous increase compared to the $91,798 raised in 2020. The families assisted by…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Angeleaha Jennings is an SBCO Scholarship recipient attending Barrett, the honors program at Arizona State University.

Steve Groth Passing the Baton as SBCO President Nancy McCluskey-Moore After serving as the first male president of SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) for four years and executive vice president for a year prior to that, Steve Groth is ready to hand over the reins to Denise Anthony, the current SBCO executive vice president. Steve’s service with…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Marcia Van Ommeran has been a SBCO volunteer since 2000.

SBCO Volunteer Has Performed Many Jobs Over Two Decades Nancy McCluskey-Moore Every journey begins with a single step. That was true for Marcia Van Ommeran’s ongoing twenty-year sojourn as a SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) volunteer. She attended a new-members meeting about volunteer opportunities after she and her husband, Tony, moved to SaddleBrooke from Michigan in…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Betty Ryan safely distributing gift certificates for children and families to Lydia Smith of Mountain Vista school in Oracle.

Adopt-A-Family 2020 Kim Schweitzer and Betty Ryan, Co-Chairs For the last 11 years, SaddleBrooke Ranch has participated in the Adopt-A-Family project. In the past, Ranch residents would choose an angel from our tree which contained the name, age, size, and wish list of holiday items for a child or adult. The names are provided by…

Help Stop Hunger With 23rd SBCO Annual Food Drive

An emergency food box from Tri-Community Food Bank provides the ingredients for nine family meals.

Nancy McCluskey-Moore Imagine having your hungry children crying and begging for breakfast but you have nothing to feed them. In the United States, one of the richest countries on Earth, this shouldn’t happen. However, food insecurity and hunger are very real for 1,518 people, including 426 children and 305 seniors living in Mammoth, San Manuel, and…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Becky Tolan has been an enthusiastic Kids’ Closet volunteer for the past decade.

Becky Tolan: A Dedicated Kids’ Closet Volunteer Elizabeth Watson Becky Tolan said the decision to move to Arizona was one of the best decisions of her life. Part of that enthusiasm encompasses life in SaddleBrooke and the many opportunities to enjoy retirement while also helping others. Becky and her husband, Roger, moved from the Lakewood…

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.…