2021 Men’s 9ers Membership Campaign begins October 21st
Membership in the SaddleBrooke Men’s Nine Hole Golf League is available to all male residents, renters or lot owners of HOA #1 and HOA #2 for the 2021 golf season.
Niner’s will enjoy membership in the Arizona Golf Association (AGA), having a current and up-to-date Golf Index and Handicap to golf competitively in Men’s Niner events and other golf events outside the League. Annual league membership dues are $70.00 and include the dues for AGA. Membership period runs from November 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021
The Men’s Niners play golf on Wednesday mornings and play nine holes with different members each week. League play occurs on SaddleBrooke’s three nine-hole courses. During the season the Niners host and participates in events with other nine-hole golf associations in the area. The 2021 League golf season starts on November 4, 2020 and the members are eager to meet new faces.
2021 Membership Meeting, October 21, 2020, from 9:00AM to 11:00 AM in the SADDLEBROOKE HOA #1 CLUBHOUSE-AGAVE LOUNGE
Your SaddleBrooke/Saddlebrooke Master Gardeners are pleased to bring Ben Wilder, the Director of the Desert Lab at Tumumoc Hill to our Thursday 19 November online program at 1 PM. A unique combination of science and culture, Tumamoc Hill is an 860-acre ecological preserve in the heart of Tucson. Its innovative, sustained, long-term environmental studies and over 2,500 years of cultural history have made it a US National Historical Landmark. The Desert Laboratory was founded to answer the fundamental question: how does life cope with aridity? In the twenty-first century, increasing drought and heat in many parts of the globe have transformed this basic scientific question into an urgent challenge facing humanity. Today, the Lab’s legacy collections, data sets, and resources will be incorporated into projects that pivot on a forward-looking version of the original guiding question of the Desert Lab.
SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) provides children with opportunities to succeed by supporting numerous programs that provide food, clothing and educational opportunities in nearby communities. In 2019, SBCO made generous donations of money and volunteer labor to many programs, including:
Kids’ Closet – 2982 school wardrobes provided to children from Head Start through 8 th grade
Teen Closet – 130 eligible high school students shopped for school clothing and supplies
Education Programs – $150,000 in grants for tutoring, summer learning and enrichment opportunities, plus 84 college and technical school scholarships
Food – 25,000 pounds of food and $70,000 collected for Tri-Community Food Bank. Holiday Food Baskets and Adopt-a-Family gifts given to 111 families, plus Adopt-a-Child gifts for 234 Apache children.
Or a donation can be made by delivering or sending a check (made payable to SaddleBrooke Community Outreach ) to:
SaddleBrooke Community Outreach, Inc. 63675 E. SaddleBrooke Blvd., Suite L Tucson, AZ 85739
SBCO is a 501(c) (3) not for profit organization (Tax ID # 86-0843458), so all contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Contributions are also eligible for the Arizona Tax Credit for Contributions to Charities that Provide Assistance to the Working Poor.
STROKE/NEUROLOGICAL SUPPORT GROUP
It's been 5 months since our meetings have stopped and we know how hard it must be for those trying to protect themselves and their loved ones from the Coronavirus-19. The care-givers of Alzheimer's, MS, Dementia, Stroke, ALS, Parkinson's, PDP, many other neurological diseases have been witness to services withdrawn, suspended, gone from our sources of care.
We want to help, but not knowing when meetings will begin once more, to offer some sources that can be reached, persons to call for books, articles, questions and to have an ear in this most difficult period.
Due to the volume of items that are donated, we have gone to a drop off program.
We are asking residents to drop off their donations. The drop off location will be in HOA1 at the Bocce Ball court. It will still be the first Friday of every month and the hours will be 8 AM until 9:30 AM, beginning Friday, September 4 th .
To ensure that we can plan the vehicles required we are asking that you still call 520-548-7861 or email email@example.com to let us know the nature of your drop off donation.This will allow us to plan for enough transport vehicles to take the items on to the shelters and rescuers.Thanks for your continued support of this worthwhile program.
CRC IS CLOSED UNTIL OCTOBER 19TH, 9:00AM
The Administration Office was notified on Sunday, October 4 th that an HOA1 resident tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the resident is currently in quarantine. This resident is a member of the Pool Plyers of the Brooke. The club has notified all residents that were in contact with the individual.
The Catalina Recreation Center (CRC) will remain closed until 9:00am on October 19 th .
If you are exhibiting any symptoms identified by the CDC, we do recommend that you contact your physician.
Monday Mixers is still on quarantine.
Hoping that the we will be back enjoying the fun the first week of 2021. Stay tuned!
Thanks to everybody's patience and understanding....
SaddleBrooke’s Discussion Group for Better Hearing
WHO WE ARE: SaddleBrooke residents who recognize the need in our community for a caring place of support and education for those currently experiencing hearing loss or those beginning to research this topic for themselves or a loved one.
Over the past year, the group has provided Saddlebrooke’s first Hearing Night Out, featuring Dr. Faredh Barakat from the University of Arizona Audiology Clinic. Discussions have been held on many subjects including how to have a hearing issue diagnosed, how to consider the purchase of hearing aids, and the emotional aspects of hearing loss for individuals and their families.
WHAT WE DO: We meet monthly for information sharing and education. Starting in fall 2020, due to the Pandemic, these meetings will be held on Zoom. In addition to our monthly topic, there is always open time for one-on-one conversation and information sharing. We submit articles for SaddleBrooke newspapers covering hearing loss topics, personal testimonials, and announcing upcoming events. And finally, we advocate for better technical support in SaddleBrooke facilities for those living with hearing loss.
WHAT WE ARE NOT : Our group is NOT a referral center for audiologists or other medical care. This group is not a club, there are no dues. Everyone is welcome.
WHEN/WHERE DO WE MEET?: We meet the second Thursday monthly, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Currently, we are meeting on Zoom. In the future, we hope to meet at a meeting room in Mountain View once again. Time and room may vary due to room availability, so check the newspapers or attend a session and give us your email address for updates.
The SaddleBrooke Photography Club has weekly Zoom “Open Studio” sessions at 9:00 a.m. on Fridays. Please refer to our website www.SaddleBrookePhotograpyClub.com and/or FaceBook page for more information. Our summer face-to-face activities are presently paused.
DIGS Has a New Name!
Not only a new name, but a new logo, Web page (www.PhotoSB.org), and FaceBook group (Photographers of Saddlebrooke)! While we have really missed our monthly meetings, we have kept very busy! Visit our website and Facebook group to see some great, socially-distanced photographs created during the Coronavirus quarantine.
The website also contains lots of information on plans for future meetings, joining the club and much, much more. We will also be updating this listing as plans for future meetings are scheduled.
PRESCRIPTION DRUG DROP-OFF PROGRAM
Mission: Enhancing the quality of life for SaddleBrooke residents by heightening awareness of senior needs through information and education.
THE PROGRAM HAS BEEN RESUMED WITH THE CONSIDERATION OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF STATE
AND LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITIES…………REQUIREMENTS
Everyone entering facility MUST be wearing a mask
Social distancing MUST be observed
Medications MUST BE IN SEALED PLASTIC BAGS ….Volunteers will no longer be able to a ssist with opening prescription bottles, holding plastic bags for you to insert your medications YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PLACE SEALED BAG INTO RECEPTACLE NO LIQUIDS, SHARPS ALLOWED
Maximum number of residents inside facility will be two. We ask that you wait outside until one resident exits.
Please be respectful of the volunteers and adhere to these guidelines
PINAL COUNTY SUBSTATION LOCATED IN MINI MART NEAR BANK OF THE WEST
Any questions call volunteers: Esta Goldstein 825-1181, Danna Koelling 825-9678, Merna Oakley 825-1420, Peggy Ogier 818-6360
OCTOBER DATES: TUESDAY OCT. 27, 2-4:00pm
The SaddleBrooke Bereavement Group cannot meet weekly due to the closure of the clubhouse. If you have recently experienced a loss, or need help in dealing with existing grief, please contact a grief group facilitator: Dolores at 825-8980 or Pat at 825-7920.
Church & Bible Study
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