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American Red Cross Blood Drive set for September 23

Linda Shannon-Hills SaddleBrooke Ranch will be hosting its second blood drive by the American Red Cross on Saturday, September 23, from 7:00 a.m. until noon at La Hacienda Clubhouse in La Mesa and Montana rooms. To make an appointment call 800-733-2767 or go online to www.redcrossblood.org. We added more registration spots, so please sign up…

20th Anniversary of SaddleBrooke Health Fair

Volunteers welcome fair goers. There is still time to sign up.

Phyllis Ketring Volunteers are the key to the ongoing success of the SaddleBrooke Health Fair. There is still time to sign up. Email Sally Sample at samplesaly@aol.com. Shifts are 90 minutes of fun. The Health Fair celebrates its twentieth anniversary on Saturday, October 14, 9:00 a.m. to noon. The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy…

Health Fair seeks volunteers

Health Fair volunteer distributes free tote bags to fairgoers.

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The Health Fair has vacancies on every team right now. That is good news if you have a particular preference. We need people to greet vendors, provide information and assist during the fair, help with surveys and support vendors as they take down exhibits. One of the most pressing needs is…

Health Fair volunteers needed

Volunteers at the Health Fair

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The SaddleBrooke Health Fair celebrates its 20th anniversary Saturday morning, October 14. The planning committee is already actively seeking volunteers. The Health Fair relies on over 100–125 volunteers to serve the 50 exhibitors and over 1,000 attendees. One of the reasons for the high number is that each volunteer works only…

Call for volunteers

Leah M. Chavez The Holualoa Tucson Marathon is looking for volunteers between Thursday, December 7 and Saturday, December 10. Activities include handing out race day materials to runners during the expo at the Hotel El Conquistador and handing out goodies on race day at The Golder Fire Department. Shifts and times vary depending on the…

Volunteers needed for Refugee Focus program

Susan Shear Many of us come from families who once were refugees. Some of our families escaped persecution, trauma and death. As I know from the stories of my family of refugees who escaped the Nazis in the 1930s, it is incredibly difficult to come to a new country from a completely different culture, unable…

Volunteers wanted

Mark your calendars; it’s almost that time again. The annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Food Drive will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Last year, through the generosity and support of SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents, the drive collected over 19,000 pounds of non-perishable food items along with a very generous number of cash donations.…

Skip lunch; fight hunger

Dear Friends: It’s easy to spend $10 on lunch in SaddleBrooke Ranch without thinking twice. You may be surprised to learn that in the hands of Tri-Community Food Bank $10 will help provide meals for five children. In SE Pinal County children regularly face hunger. Food is a basic need: children cannot grow, thrive or…

Health Fair volunteers needed

Volunteers prepare to assist exhibitors with set-up activities.

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator It takes over 100 volunteers to make the annual Health Fair run smoothly. Volunteers work in 90-minute shifts, so everyone has time to visit exhibits at the fair before or after the volunteer shift. There are many ways to volunteer. The medical providers who exhibit at the fair especially welcome the…