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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…

Spring food drive benefits Tri-Community Food Bank

On the morning of March 25 volunteers toured all around the Ranch to pick up food bags/cash contributions for the SBR spring food drive. This food drive has been conducted annually in collaboration with SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO). Total cash and food donations far exceeded prior year totals. This was totally due to the generosity…

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,…

SBCO shredding event

On Saturday, December 3, from 9:00 a.m. until noon (or until the truck is full) Long Realty and SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) will conduct a shredding and collection of electronics opportunity for all of you! This will take place in the parking area of SB HOA One (SaddleBrooke Blvd east of Ridgeview) near the bocce…

Are you ready for the holidays?

Do you shop on Amazon.com for holiday gifts or other items? Would you like a percentage of your purchase price to help needy youngsters in our area? Then AmazonSmile Foundation is for you! When you are ready to shop, go to smile.amazon.com. Millions of items are eligible for a five percent donation to SaddleBrooke Community…

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Bashas’ Community Support Card

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is a wonderful way to help the kids clothe and educate children in the SBCO service area extending from Catalina to the San Carlos Apache Reservation. A great way to do this is by shopping at Bashas’ and using their Bashas’ Community Support Card. The…

How do you know if you make a difference?

Nan Nasser You ask the people involved in your programs. SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) has three major areas to target: clothing, education, nutrition. We received responses that we didn’t even request! Clothing started with Kids’ Closet almost 20 years ago. Children in designated areas of need, primarily elementary school ages selected by school administrators, were…