April 2017 Photo Contest: Rust

May 2017 Photo Club field trip to St. Anthony’s Monastery

TRIPS tour Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory

Nurses of Quail Creek

April 2017 Photo Contest: Rust

Pete Murphy won first place with his photo Sunken Ship. Wheels of Steel by John O’Rourke placed second. Steve Piepmeier placed third for his image Rusty Bike. The Photo Club…

TRIPS tour Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory

Joyce Shumate On May 17 the Quail Creek Educational TRIPS Committee planned a wonderful full day of learning and observing. The weather could not have been better. Our tour began…

Nurses of Quail Creek

Marilyn Darcangelo Fourteen nurses celebrated Nurses Week at a luncheon at Lavenders Restaurant on May 24. Jan Agner, Sally Geers and Judy Kerlin decorated the table with fresh roses and…

Tiniest Patriots Baby Shower a huge success

Diane Quinn Twenty-nine military families have a lot of new items to share with their new bundles of joy. From diapers to clothing and just about everything in between, young moms and dads affiliated with the 162nd Wing of the National Guard in Tucson took home hundreds of items for their newborns. For several months…

Wooden toys bring smiles to children

45 wooden toys were donated to the Tucson Medical Center Hospital.

Sam Densler In May the TMC CMN Toys subgroup of the Quail Creek Woodcrafters delivered another 45 wooden toys to the Tucson Medical Center hospital for donation to children spending time in the hospital. This delivery of handmade wooden toys included cars, trucks, planes, see-saws, puzzles, tic-tac-toe games, lacing leaves and cradles. This time the…

Highlights from 15th annual QCMGA Member/Guest Invitation

The Shoot Out winners, left to right: Tom Brennan and Randy Aldrich with Invitational Chairman Tom Dunipace and Head Golf Pro Joel Jaress

Tom Dunipace The Quail Creek Men’s Golf Association held its fifteenth annual Member/Guest Invitational on Tuesday, April 25 through Thursday, April 27. The event concluded with an awards banquet the night of April 27 featuring live music from The Two of Us. Tim Phillips, president, thanked the Invitational Committee chaired by Tom Dunipace for their…

Firehouse dinner and tour

First row: Paul Ellsworth, Lynda Eckebrecht, Justine Lewis, Paula Scafuri, Bernie Sullivan, Tom Sullivan, Brenda Easley; second row: Firefighter Anthony Taylor, Ralph Scafuri, Robert Lewis, Jim Easley, Bill Eckebrecht

Justine Lewis Members of the former Quail Creek Ballroom Dance Club won the Firehouse Dinner auction at the Firefighter’s Ball held in March at the Madera Clubhouse. They were treated to a fabulous steak dinner, tour of Station 151 and an exciting ride on the fire truck on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Their winning donation…

A veteran tells her story

Cadets prepare to post the Colors; photo by Eileen Sykora

Peggy McGee May is traditionally the month when we honor our nation’s veterans. To help TWOQC have a more meaningful May meeting, the Sahuarita JROTC posted the Colors at the beginning of the meeting. The speaker, Jan Haeger, joined the Navy at age 18 to see the world, but alas, Navy policy said she could…

Putters celebrate the full moon

The full moon shown over the putting green; photo by Jim Burkstrand.

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters gathered under the light of the silvery moon to take part in the annual Moonlight Madness festivities. The eerie glow from the necklaces, putters, the holes and special glow-in-the-dark golf balls were all that illuminated the putting green that evening. There was a small flashlight attached to the clipboard holding…