Category: January 2019

MOAA makes donation

Barbara Gavre, Family Readiness Program Manager for the 162nd Fighter Wing, Tucson Air National Guard, is all smiles as she receives a check for $2000 from Dick Newman, President of the Green Valley MOA Scholarship and Military Assistance Fund. The money was designated for the food locker which serves families of enlisted personnel as well…

Islands in the sky?

We often hear the term “sky island” and wonder how our Arizona desert can have islands. Plan to attend the March 4, 2019 Kino Lecture by Douglass Moore of the Friends of Madera Canyon as he educates us about the sky island in our own backyard as well as those throughout the Southwest. Mr. Moore…

Keeping Your Voice Healthy presentation set for February 4

Wellness Pr, will be at 10:00 a.m. at the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. This month the topic will be Keeping Your Voice Healthy by Dori M. Scholer, D.M.A., M.S., CF-SLI. Dori Scholer is a speech-language pathologist clinical fellow who earned her doctorate (DMA) in vocal performance and second master’s degree (MS) in Speech, Language and…

Women’s Foundation to share its view with TWOQC

Diane Quinn According to research data gathered during this decade, over 500,000 women in Arizona live in poverty. The vast majority of single-parent households in poverty in this state are headed by women and nearly 90% of those women have only a high school education. Staggering numbers to be sure. These statistics and many more…

Quail Creek Tennis Club’s December events

The Quail Creek Tennis Club held two events in December. The first was a collection of Christmas gifts for the children of Benito Juarez School in Hermosillo, Mexico. Jose Munoz, a QC employee, brought the need to the club’s attention as many of the children are handicapped and underprivileged. The gifts were collected on December…

Knit Wits go on a knitting spree

Donna Lou Hetler and Peggy McGee Throughout 2018, the Green Valley MOAA Knit Wits knit up a storm of handmade items for local and national vets. The six members, Donna Lou Hetler, Lynda Linker, Donna Herrera, Ruth Link, Sharon Rychener and Polly Casey, knit hats, scarves, baby blankets and afghans for several service organizations to…

Happy Birthday to you!

Didn’t receive your e-birthday card? Did we list the wrong date? Want to submit your name? Need to change or update your email address? For any type of change, please send them to Quail Creek Sunshine by email quailcreeksunshine@gmail.com, text 444-2575 (no voicemail) or a sign-up sheet is also available at the Clubhouse in the…

Announcing the Elf contest winners

Connie Bandstra and Jeff Krueger, POA Elected Board Representatives Nothing says fun like a bunch of cute elves peeking out from a poinsettia plant or blending into a fire hydrant! For two weeks in December, 20 tiny elves were strategically placed around Quail Creek just waiting to be discovered. And, did they ever get attention!…