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A Body Tune-Up

Debora Witten As the holidays approach, it may be time to start thinking about what you want next year to look like. Have you been thinking about changing things up, setting a goal, or just wanting to do something for yourself? It’s never too late to get in better health, and starting a fitness journey…

Thanks for Another Incredible Cancer Fundraiser!

Sandy Jessop For eight years, the Cancer Support Group has come together to raise funds and awareness for various cancers. 2023 was no exception. We began promoting the annual Cancer Support Group Golf Cart Ride and Cancer Walk several months before these events. We were pleasantly surprised at the number of residents who registered for…

SBR Memories Matter Team … You Matter!

Florence Messer To say that we are proud of the support and generosity from our friends and family would be an understatement. Our loss of our daughter, Michelle, to Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease is, and always will be, a nightmare. But our fight for a different future has helped to turn our grief into a purpose.…

SBRPA Takes “Battle for the Saddle” Tournament Trophy

Cathy Kauffman Look at the size of that trophy! We all join SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association (SBRPA) Director of Events Anna Ung in congratulating all the SaddleBrooke Ranch pickleball players who participated in the Battle for the Saddle tournament with SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA), Oct. 20 through 22. There are too many medalists to mention, but all players contributed…

Voices in the Oaks Chorale Invitation

Steve Hanns Voices in the Oaks Chorale invites all SaddleBrooke, SaddleBrooke Ranch, and residents of the Oro Valley community. The chorus will be performing a free Messiah sing-along on Dec. 17 at 3 p.m. at Oracle Center for the Arts and, again, a free performance at SaddleBrooke Ranch on Dec. 19 at 4 p.m. in…

Nightmare at the Net

Kathie Marshall Drunken Pumpkins and Slicing Skeletons engaged in a friendly battle at the Nightmare at the Net tennis tournament held Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 on SaddleBrooke Ranch’s six tennis courts. The tournament was the highlight of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) 2023 Steiness Festival featuring an amazing week of tennis and POP tennis entertainment,…

Ranchette Putters Learn  from the SBR Pros

Pam Engelhardt Twenty Ranchette Putters signed up for a free lesson from SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) Mike Jahaske and Ken Steinke. The Ranchette Putters listened to Mike give the fundamentals of the putting stroke, after which they practiced on the putting green while Mike and Ken went around to help all the members. Over an hour…

Yarn Connection’s Community Service Projects

Mary Tomasello Yarn Connection is a knitting and crocheting group that meets at SaddleBrooke Ranch in La Vista Room at La Hacienda Club. Currently, our members are focused on making knit or crochet items for donation to various service organizations. The designated groups include Project Linus: comfort blankets and shawls for children of all ages; Navajo…

The Good Ol’ Boys Bring a Barn Burner

Janelle Authur Anthony Taylor Jr. and the Good Ol’ Boys “burned the barn down” with their classic Country Western music at the Sept. 8 SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) Dance Club’s monthly Western dance. In their first appearance on the Sol Ballroom stage, the band’s steel guitar added a different dimension to the music for the more…