Pickleball Club celebrates 2nd birthday

Performing Arts Guild builds on past success

Quail Creek plays Santa

Mata Ortiz Pottery and Jewelry Show comes to Quail Creek’s Kino Conference Center

Pickleball Club celebrates 2nd birthday

The Quail Creek Pickleball Club celebrated its second Birthday Bash December 16. Over 75 members gathered at the courts for a scramble, food, drink and friendship. Club members…

Quail Creek plays Santa

It took a phone call from J. R. Brannon, New Home Sales Manager, to the Green Valley Fire Department to set the wheels in motion to enable…

Sisal… once known as the green gold of the Yucatan

Maya ruins and haciendas

Linda Stack-Chenok Many of you may be acquainted with sisal rugs. That really was my only reference point until I recently visited the Yucatan and delved into the interesting background and history of sisal production. Sisal, which comes from a certain type of agave plant (different from the one for tequila), was once called the…

Lady Putters made holiday dinners extra special

Lady Putters stand behind one of the totes that were filled with groceries destined for the Food Bank; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee Dressed in holiday attire, the Lady Putters arrived for their weekly putting with bags full of groceries to help the Green Valley/Sahuarita Food Bank clients prepare special dinners as they celebrated Christmas. In addition to grocery staples like cereal and peanut butter, the 220 pounds of food included cans of cranberry sauce, yams,…

Desert Duffers Thanksgiving donations

The Dessert Duffers

Wally Ueberschar On Thursday, November 19, Russ Sipe, John Peters, Ron Courson, Bill Trefethen, Ron Macuga, Frank Hewitt and John McPherson, representatives from the Men’s Nine Hole Golf League of Quail Creek, delivered 30 turkeys to the Anza Trail Middle School. Donations were accepted from the membership on November 10 and 17, giving the opportunity…

Lady Putters celebrate holiday

Left to right: Dorene Sims, Lou Moultrie and Mary Anderson are congratulated by Putters President Dee Waggoner (far right) for getting a hole-in-one on the Money Hole; photo by Sylvia Butler

With festive table settings befitting the season, 66 Lady Putters enjoyed a holiday luncheon to end the putting year. The election was held and Dee Waggoner thanked all the Putters for their support during her 26 months as president and shed a couple tears as she was presented a Circle of Hope silver pearl and…

TWOQC March field trips

Janice Pell The Women of Quail Creek will be off to Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo on their March 28 field trip. It promises to be an exciting, fun trip. Members will travel by buses to the zoo for a behind the scenes tour, lunch and time to explore the zoo. Buses will depart from Quail…

Record set for Lady Putters

Julie admires her three trophies; the first Lady Putter to win all three categories in one time period, possibly in the history of the club. Photo by Roger Oravetz

Peggy McGee Every six-week period, a Lady Putter is recognized for having the lowest gross score, lowest net score and most holes-in-one. Generally this recognition is spread among three different putters, though on one occasion recently someone did garner two awards. But at the December 9 luncheon it was announced that Julie Daines got the…