Tag: SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

Food Bank Open House

Rosemary Douglas On April 8, the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) held an open house to thank our community and supporting organizations for the donations and volunteers that make our food distribution possible. Our main building and recently completed warehouse were open for viewing. Harry and Patty Clark of H. Clark Construction were among the attendees.…

SBCO Annual Food Drive: Fighting Hunger for 24 Years

Nancy McCluskey-Moore This year SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) is celebrating 25 years of making a difference in local communities. Initially, SBCO focused on providing clothing for local school children in need. But even in its early days, SBCO expanded its reach into the local communities beyond clothing. The first SBCO Annual Food Drive was held…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

Join SBCO in Celebrating Volunteers and 25 Years! Nancy McCluskey-Moore For 25 years, the mission of SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) has been to provide opportunities for kids to succeed. SBCO programs and grants focus on three things important to the success of children in need: food, clothing, and education. Over the years, the variety of…

Casino Night to Benefit SBCO

Nancy McCluskey-Moore Jacqueline and Patrick Fancher rolled the dice and hosted a casino night for their SaddleBrooke Ranch neighbors. The goal was to raise money for SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) while having a lot of fun with their friends. To no one’s surprise, the event succeeded on both counts. “We moved to SaddleBrooke Ranch in…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

SBCO Celebrates 25 Years of Making a Difference Nancy McCluskey-Moore Mighty oaks from little acorns grow. Such was the case with SaddleBrooke Community Outreach. What took root from a living room conversation in 1996 among six women who wanted to give back to the local community has grown into an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a wide array of…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

Tickets on Sale for 2021 SBCO Home Tour Nancy McCluskey-Moore The 2021 SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) home tour, which will focus on remodeled homes, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13. The 2018 and 2019 tours were so well received (the 2020 tour was cancelled due to the pandemic), the events committee decided to host…

SBCO Board Reunites with Pizza Party

Nancy McCluskey-Moore For the past few years, members of the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach board of directors have gathered in late spring to share a pizza dinner. It’s an opportunity for casual conversation about programs supported during the past school year, ideas about the year ahead, and, of course, summer travel plans. This year’s party on…

Oracle School Preschool Graduates Class of 2034

Chris Crum On May 21, family and friends of 17 proud 4-year-old children gathered for graduation from the Oracle School District’s preschool program. The 10 girls and seven boys marched into the auditorium to the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance,” wearing white and blue caps. The class performed five songs for their enthusiastic audience before a few…

Thank You Note to SaddleBrooke Ranch

Cynthia Chevalley, Chairwoman Tri-Community Food Bank wishes to thank the SaddleBrooke Ranchers for their open-handed generosity. The SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Food Drive was a tremendous success. In giving, you have provided tens of thousands of meals to your needy neighbors to the north. The food bank clients will receive more protein and good, nutritious food in each of…

Fourth Annual Mahjongg Cards for Charity

Bonnie Goldman Mahjongg is a very popular game at SaddleBrooke Ranch. We have many players who are new to the game and people who have played for years. Prior to COVID, there were weekly games played on Thursdays in La Hacienda Club (and sometimes lessons), coordinated by Gail Latimer and Bonnie Goldman. There are multiple…