Category: June 2024

MOAA News

Former Lt. William Myers, CEC, USN The Catalina Mountain Chapter (CMC) of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held a recent luncheon meeting on April 20 at SaddleBrooke Ranch. The meeting began with a business session presided over by retired Capt. Chuck Vaughan, U.S. Navy, President, during which members were updated on the chapter’s…

Newcomers Welcome Gathering Is June 26

Linda Shannon-Hills You are loving our wonderful community, but do you know all that is available to you as a new resident? Don’t be overwhelmed with moving to SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR). It’s a new community, new state, new home … “Where do I find all the information to make settling into this new community easier?”…

Watercolor Pet Portraits Workshop

Patti West Create a beautiful watercolor of your favorite fluffy friend! In this two-day course (over two weeks) given by instructor Rachel Linnemeier, you will learn how to transfer your reference photo to paper, find bright colors within your image, slowly build your image from light to dark, and create volume and depth in fur.…

Celebrating Excellence: SBRMGA Champions Dinner

At the Ranch House Restaurant, champions old and new gathered for the SaddleBrooke Ranch Men’s Golf Association’s (SBRMGA) Club Champions Dinner. The event honored past and present winners, including current champion Bill Borden and stalwarts like Jeff Pharr, Ron Stenhouse, Mark Martin, Bob Christianson, and Steve Thomson. Although some champions couldn’t attend, their contributions were…

Desert Life Pharmacy—Platinum Sponsor

Linda Shannon-Hills The success of the first 2024 SBR Health & Wellness Fair was made possible by generous sponsorship. The Platinum Sponsor, Desert Life Pharmacy, not only provided financial support, Brianne Spaeth, pharmacist and owner, assisted the committee in connecting with various providers to exhibit at the fair. Brianne has also been our support to…

Join the Fun

Debora Witten Creating with Friends art group is scheduled for June 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. Please join us for an afternoon of trying pastels, acrylics, watercolors, inktense, colored pencils, watercolor pencils, pastels pencils, and Zentangle pens on small tiles. We will have the supplies there for you to try; just come in and choose…

Minnesota Club Bocce Event

D. Pedota On April 26, the Minnesota Club had their annual Bocce Event. We competed against 30–mile–per–hour winds, but as Minnesotans used to blustery weather, we didn’t let that stop us. The highest scoring team was the “Lake Minnetonka Monsters” (Janelle Sundberg, Linda Noble, Sheryl Eilenfeld, and Julie Dzekute) at 25 points. They beat out…

Spring Line Dance Party Draws a Crowd

Charles Hendryx SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) Line Dancers hosted a spring line dance party on April 26. Area line dance clubs were invited to three hours of dancing together. About 85 dancers contributed to a room full of energy and smiles as Line Dance at SBR experienced its largest group at a dance. Some area line…