Category: December 2019

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

Augustine Hing plans to become a teacher and inspire others to take advantage of their educational opportunities.

Scholarship Student Makes the Most of Her Opportunities Ron Andrea SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) provides college scholarships to local students who qualify based on six rigorous criteria. One such student is Augustine Hing. In addition to earning a 3.9 grade point average as valedictorian of her high school class, Augustine was a member of Student council…

Treated water for schools in Nogales

Doug May The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke has a partnership with the Rotary Club in Nogales, Sonora to construct and install drinking fountain systems in schools. After a period of planning, coordinating, and applying for a global grant from Rotary International, the installation is progressing. Rotary has worldwide projects like this that are funded by…

Papercrafting preparing for Halloween

Carol Smith The Papercrafting Club prepared for Halloween early by attending a class held by Lori Neal and making adorable Halloween cards. The class was well attended, and each card had its own special individuality. The pumpkin on the card lights up with a battery-operated tea light. Lori is a member of our Papercrafting Club…

SBR National Park Club and upcoming day trip!

Rob Lonjers Do you find inspiration in our national parks? We are a newly formed club at SaddleBrooke Ranch called the National Parks Club where we will learn together about the national parks and monuments. Please join us! Perhaps you want to learn more about these treasures, share your past adventures, help plan future trips,…

How does your garden grow?

Louise Grabell I have been a Master Gardener for Pinal County (under the auspices of the University of Arizona) since 2005 and recently decided to step away from the formal program. However, I must tell you that this has been one of the more rewarding activities of my retirement years. I began writing this column…