Category: January 2021

Welcome New Neighbors

Jim and Jacquie Bradford are here from Michigan. They live in Unit 14B and when not working, Jim is looking forward to active sports such as playing golf, hiking, and biking. They also enjoy book clubs.

Linda Shannon-Hills Overwhelmed with moving to SaddleBrooke Ranch? New community, new state, new home—where do I find all the information to make settling into this new community easier? Join the Newcomers Welcome Program for the next webinar on Jan. 14, Thursday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. During our webinars we present information about…

Register Now for COVID-19 Vaccine

Linda Shannon-Hills SBR Neighbors Helping Neighbors group is teaming up with Desert Life Pharmacy located in SaddleBrooke to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations for our SaddleBrooke Ranch residents. Working with Pinal County Health Services, Desert Life Pharmacy has ordered vaccines for residents of SaddleBrooke Ranch. It is unknown how many doses will be sent out at a time…

SBRWGA Roaring ’20s Member-Member Golf Tournament

Member-Member winning team Carole Ericksen and Cheryl Reddy

Carol Mihal The ladies of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association (SBRWGA) participated in their annual Member-Member Tournament on the beautiful day Dec. 8. The theme for this year’s tournament was the Roaring ’20s and many partner groups came dressed or accessorized in the spirit of that time with feather boas, rhinestone jewelry, tasseled fringes,…

Dollars and Sense: Trends That Are Predicted to Take Place in 2021 in the Real Estate and Mortgage Markets

Douglas and Melanie Sedam In 2021, mortgage rates will rise from record lows, home-price gains will slow, and Americans will continue their migration to less dense regions and lower-cost housing markets. That is according to housing experts who spoke during last week’s virtual conference of the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Trend 1: Mortgage…

Sonoran Desert Winter Watering Guidelines

Joe Allen You may not realize it, but all plants and especially desert adapted plants* need much less water during the winter months of December through March. Due to much cooler temperatures, there is less water evaporation from the soil as well as less transpiration of water vapor by the plants themselves. Continuing summer watering…

What’s New Around SaddleBrooke Ranch!

Murphy Kulasa, Marketing Manager New Amenity Opens Ed’s Dogs is now open! Looking for a fun place to grab a quick bite after a friendly tennis match, a good workout at La Hacienda Club, or a golf outing? Make sure to check out this newest casual dining option. For more information on Ed’s Dogs or…

Tennis Association Opens Two New Courts

Lee Stastny The SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) is happy to announce the official opening of new tennis courts 5 and 6. The organized tennis schedule has now expanded with room of all levels for men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles. Anyone interested in learning more about the SBRTA, please contact Tim Baker at [email protected] A…

Tennis Association Announces New 2021 Officers

Lee Stastny The SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) has elected new officers for 2021. Congratulations to everyone elected to the tennis board: Mike Fielding, President; Michael McDonagh, Vice President; Tom Ratterman, Treasurer; Charlotte Eckmeyer, Special Events; Marcia McChrystal, Secretary; Tim Baker, Membership; and Madoka Knight, Special Events We would like to thank previous 2020 SBRTA…

Start of a New Tradition for the Veterans Club

Evie Thompson For the first time in the five years of the Veterans Day festivities, the complimentary breakfast was preceded by a special Veterans Club celebration to pay tribute to all of our resident veterans. The ceremony was the highlight of the event this year and seemed to be appreciated by all who attended. The…