Tag: SBCO

SBCO board members from the Ranch are never board

Camille Esterman Retirement means different things to different people—playing golf, pickleball, quilting, crafting, woodworking, swimming, reading, exercising or just relaxing. Retirement can also mean finding outlets for one’s talents and energy. For many people at SBR, retirement means volunteering in programs sponsored by SaddleBrooke Community Outreach. Ranchers, did you know that four of the current…

Homes and volunteers sought for 2019 SBCO Home Tour

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore The upcoming annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) home tour, like last year, will focus on remodeled homes. The 2018 tour was so well received, events committee members decided to offer SaddleBrooke residents another opportunity see how their neighbors have adapted their homes for open concept living, improved storage or additional space to…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SBCO-sponsored tutors help with math skills Nancy McCluskey-Moore For 20 years SaddleBrooke resident Robert Springer has been organizing math tutoring programs for local students. The program he started at Coronado School in Catalina, known as MathPLUS+, involves approximately 40 volunteer tutors working with students in grades three through eight. Currently, he is coordinating instruction at…

Come celebrate with SBCO

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore Since 1996 the mission of SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) has been to provide opportunities for kids to succeed. SBCO programs and grants focus on three things important to the success of children in need: food, clothing and education. Over the past 20+ years, the variety of programs we support, as well as…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

  Become a SBCO Board Member and help kids thrive Nancy McCluskey-Moore For more than 20 years, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) has been providing opportunities for kids to succeed. This all-volunteer organization, in addition to providing clothing and food to local students, offers scholarships, funding for educational enrichment programs and tutoring services. The Education Program…

SBR Food Drive set for March 17

Nancy McCluskey-Moore The 2018 SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) Food Drive will be held on March 17 between 8:30 and 10:00 a.m. Residents need to place their donations at the end of their driveway by 8:30 a.m. for collection, consolidation and transport to MountainView Clubhouse in SaddleBrooke. More than 60 resident volunteers are involved in the SBR…

Holiday Food Baskets delivered to our neighbors

Nancy McCluskey-Moore The holidays just got a little brighter for many families in the Oracle and San Manuel area thanks to the efforts of SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO). Just before Thanksgiving SBCO delivered 50 holiday food baskets to area residents in need. Each basket was filled with the traditional Thanksgiving items including a large turkey…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

  SBCO supports local scholars Nancy McCluskey-Moore Each year SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) provides college scholarships to high school graduates in the tri-community area. This year 62 students are now receiving a scholarship to attend the college of choice. These students are attending 11 different schools: Central Arizona College, 14 students; Mesa Community College, one…

They came; they walked; they raised money

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore Thanks to the efforts of 212 registered walkers, 21 corporate sponsors, seven individual sponsors and 32 hardworkin.olunteers, the 21st annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon on October 28 raised $10,592. Perfect weather and careful planning by the SBCO events committee helped ensure that everyone enjoyed the morning’s walk and hearty breakfast. This year…

Support SBCO while shopping at Bashas’

Nancy McCluskey-Moore There is an easy way for your grocery dollars to help improve the lives of needy children in local communities. Buy a Bashas’ Community Card at the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach office in Suite L at the mini-market complex on SaddleBrooke Blvd. The office is open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through…