Category: January 2019

Award winners announced at Putters Christmas luncheon

Peggy McGee The weather was seasonably cool as 81 putters gathered to putt prior to their final luncheon of the year. After putting, they enjoyed meat lasagna with a vegetable succotash followed by a scrumptious chocolate mousse for dessert. Following the meal, the awardees were announced. Heidi Mours was a double winner for the six-week…

Holiday luncheon and awards ceremony

Terri Erickson December 13 was the time for the special holiday luncheon and awards ceremony to top off a great year for the QCLGA, 18-hole club. The women gathered at the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom where they were treated to a wonderful lunch and then the fun began. Chris Gould, president of the club, thanked her…

QCMGA board changing of the guard – 2019

Tim Phillips The QCMGA completed their elections for a new president and board members in November for terms beginning on January 1, 2019. Shel Zatkin is the incoming president serving for two years. At the annual meeting and luncheon on November 27, Tim Phillips presented the president’s gavel, a symbol of the office dating back…

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’…

TRIPS planning January Chinese New Year event

Bonnie Hyra The TRIPS committee is once again organizing a group for an afternoon and evening in celebration of Chinese New Year of the Pig 2019. Participants are invited to attend the celebration program at the UA Centennial Hall on Sunday, January 27. The festival is planned by the growing Chinese community in Tucson as…

Where in the World is the Crossing

Peggy McGee This year’s Empty Bowls event will be held on Saturday, February 16 at Valley Presbyterian Church, 2800 S Camino Del Sol from 10:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m. There will be three seatings; 11:00 a.m., noon, and 1:00 p.m. Members of the Quail Creek Ceramics and Pottery & Sculpture Studio (POTS) clubs made many of the…

Attention, Quail Creek Anglophiles

Jean Tittle A 16-day small group tour of England is being planned for August 29-September 12, 2019. Join fellow Anglophile, Jean Tittle, on her seventeenth visit to the stately homes and spectacular gardens of British literary giants; Austen, Bronte, Kipling, Darwin, Wolfe, Wordsworth, Ruskin, Potter, Churchill to name a few. This private tour promises to…