Category: February 2019

Snow Bagger not sand baggers

Davey Jones It was a rare but fun sight for residents at Quail Creek when they awoke on New Year’s Day. Snow is usually seen in the distant mountains at this time of year, but the course was closed due to a pretty good covering of the white stuff. However, it did not stop this…

Welcome back, snowbirds!

The Quail Creek Pickleball Club welcomed back the snowbirds in the Snowflakes in the Desert social. 65 pickleballers participated. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports and lots of new people are starting to play.

Dollars and Sense

Jeff LeFave When interest rates rise, the value of your fixed-income investments, such as bonds, will typically fall. If this happens, how should you respond? First of all, it’s important to understand this inverse correlation between interest rates and bond prices. Essentially, when interest rates rise, investors won’t pay you full price for your bonds…

New Green Committee members and assignments

Robert Lewis, Chairperson First, I would like to introduce the new Green Committee Board members for 2019. I am Robert Lewis, and I have been elected by the new Green Committee Board to serve as Chairperson. The elected At-Large members include: Doug Detman, Vice Chairperson; Wally Howard, Communications; Bill Drozda, Finance and Ed Pope, Secretary.…

CERT training schedule for the month of March

Peggy McGee Quail Creek residents Kathe Alves, Bob Granger, John McGee and Ray Trombino will be among the instructors for the upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training course. This free course will prepare the graduates to help their families and neighbors in time of a natural or man-made disaster. A train derailment could…

Four Weddings and an Elvis

Nancy Frick The spirit of Elvis is alive and well at Sandy’s Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. This hilarious and heart-warming play is presented by the Quail Creek Performing Arts Guild, produced by Davey Jones and directed by Jay Hochstein. Performances will be in the Crystal Ballroom, in the Madera Clubhouse, on April 11, 12,…

Residents perform in Spring Concert

Judy Rooney Nostalgia is the theme for the spring concert of the Green Valley Community Chorus under the direction of Todd Wachsman. Todd is a doctoral candidate at the U of A’s choral conducting program. Stroll down memory lane as you are entertained by Moon River, When the Saints Go Marching In, Love is a…