Category: Features

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…

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…

Lady Putters support food bank

Peggy McGee The Putters have gone all out to support the Green Valley Food Bank (AKA Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona) this year. First it was Christmas in July and then it was Christmas in December when the ladies donated 179 pounds of food and $550 in cash. That was phenomenal considering they were…

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!…

Manners for the New Year: it’s never too late!

Dr. Maddy Paschal As a senior citizen, good manners and politeness are still extremely important to me. Even as a child, I was told I was polite, had good manners (thanks to my precious grandmother) and loved it when kids and adults were polite to me. So, I have begun noticing that the words ‘manners’…

Toys for Tots

Representatives from the Marine Corps League in Green Valley shown with President-elect Joe Longo were delighted to receive 40 toys, a bag of cosmetics for the teenaged girls plus $300 in cash at a recent MOAA dinner. The gifts will have made some children very happy on Christmas morning. Photo by John McGee.