Riders Mount Up at Westward Look for the Final Ride of the Season

Spotlight On Advertiser: 40 Years of Evolution of a Great Golf Car Business

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings,

Welcome New Neighbors

Today and Tomorrow: Electric Vehicles and Electrification of Your Home

“Drive-In” Through the Years

Janelle Authur Residents of Unit 8A bid farewell to year five of monthly happy hours and welcomed in year six on March 19, with “Drive-In” Through the Years, a celebration of half a decade of happy hours and a look back at year five. Sixty-seven Unit 8A residents set up tables and chairs in the socially distanced outdoor theater…

Gretchen and the Garden

Gretchen watering her garden space.

Zann Wilson SaddleBrooke Ranch is proud to have a community garden, which owes its very existence to a special member of our neighborhood. Gretchen Malaski, a nine-year resident, has been pursuing the concept of a community garden almost as long as she has lived here. Gretchen loves to grow and has a lovely home landscape to…

COVID-19 Vaccination Drives: Challenges and Successes

Linda Shannon-Hills Through rain, snow, wind, sunshine, and hot temperatures, the SaddleBrooke Ranch COVID-19 vaccination drives went on without delay (except one day we started earlier). Although weather was not our toughest challenge, it did have an effect on how the drives were operated. First challenge: Vaccine vulnerability was a concern. Moderna vaccines are stored frozen…

A Golf Story…

Vicki Godbey Hi Ranchers, I’m Vicki Godbey. Some of you may know me through the Ranchette Putters and other golf groups at SaddleBrooke Ranch. For a recent birthday, I had a very nice surprise from my husband—a bench! Big deal, you say. Well, here is the rest of the story. In early 2004, I was…

SBRWGA’s President’s Cup Tournament

Carol Mihal On March 29 and 30, the ladies of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association (SBRWGA) competed in their first major golf tournament of 2021, the President’s Cup. This tournament is a two-day low net tournament where the winner is commemorated on a perpetual plaque in the trophy case, and she receives a nice…

Gospel Rescue Mission

Lisa Chastain

Dick Kroese Ray Chastain was a yardmaster for the Southern Pacific Railroad and highly respected. He would see the men, women, and children riding the trains into Tucson. He felt sorry for them, so he started taking them home, feeding them, giving them clothes, and providing whatever else was needed. Then, in 1953, he left…