Category: September 2022

Word of the Month: Eggcorn Reader Comments

David Zapatka July’s WOTM word, “eggcorn,” resulted in a flurry of reader comments. “Just read your article in the Pioneer Press about eggcorns, and it made me chuckle. I didn’t realize they were called eggcorns, but I’ve encountered a few of the same “slip of the ears.” One that always annoys me is when people say ‘It’s…

Why Can’t We All Get Along?

Are you wondering why it seems people are so divided? Do you want to learn more about it and what you can do personally to help? Join us for a two-part forum conducted by Anthony Cicchino, Ed.D., and brought to you by the Fellowship for Social Justice. “I’m Not Biased, You Are” includes these two dates…

Welcoming Our Clergy, Congregants, and the High Holidays

Melanie Einbund On Sept. 21 members are invited to attend the Institute for Judaic Services and Studies (IJSS) Welcome Back Happy Hour gathering. This is a time for congregants to welcome back Rabbi Sanford Seltzer. In the spirit of old and new acquaintances IJSS hopes that this occasion will be one of warmth and friendship. IJSS hopes that…

Annual Steiness Tennis Tournament Coming in October

Deb McGiboney The SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) will be holding their annual Steiness Tennis Tournament Oct. 27 through 29. This will be the 9th year that the SBRTA has held this tournament in honor of the late Helge Steiness. He was the founding SBRTA president who presided in 2012 and 2013. If you enjoy…

Did You Know?

Fifty new boxes have recently been added to the SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) community garden and are available for rent. The garden is located at the end of Egret Trail in Unit 4C. For experienced growers with a green thumb or for someone who just wants to try something new, this could be just what you…

Cool Dancing on a Hot Arizona Night

Janelle Authur Want to stay cool while two-steppin’ to your favorite Western songs? Ranch Western dancers simply traded their jeans for shorts and skirts along with their cowboy boots at the SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) Social Dance Club’s monthly Western dance on Friday, July 22, in the Sol Ballroom. The club planned a hiatus for July,…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Fall Community Yard Sale

It’s time to get ready for the fall Community Yard Sale! The sale will be held Saturday, Oct. 29, from 7 to 11 a.m. A map will be created and handed out at the guard house (32170 S. SaddleBrooke Ranch West) on the day of the yard sale to show locations of the homes participating. If…

Democratic Club to Host Arizona Water in September

M. Nelson We will be hosting Arizona Water on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 4:15 p.m. They needed to move the date as one of their key water conservationists was going to be in Europe in August. They will discuss current water conditions as well as the Pinal County Tier 2 Water Restrictions affecting farmers, conservation…

Newcomers Welcome Gathering Thursday, September 1

Linda Shannon-Hills Overwhelmed with moving to SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR)? New community, new state, new home … where do you find all the information to make settling into this new community easier? Join the Newcomers Welcome Program for an in-person gathering on Thursday, Sept. 1, starting at 3 p.m. We are meeting in the Sol Ballroom…

Red Cross Blood Drive on Sept. 24

Tina Fugleberg and Linda Shannon-Hills Join the SaddleBrooke Ranch Red Cross Blood Drive and help save lives! Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. That’s why SaddleBrooke Ranch is on a mission to help save lives by hosting a blood drive on Sept. 24, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Ranch…