Category: February 2021

TWOQC Has Members “On The Go!”

Sharon Pulcinella The Programs Committee of The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) has started off the new year with a lot of energy, enthusiasm, and great ideas, looking for ways to engage members during a time when interacting has been difficult. The committee is scheduling small group gatherings and local field trips at outdoor venues,…

Mountains of the Heart

Paul Riggins I remember the mountains The mountains are my home I embrace their beauty I live in the meadows I linger by the lakes I smile with the springs I run with the rivers I wander through the wildflowers I smell the pines I hear voices I sense mystery I feel the challenges I…

MOD Pizza Helps MOAA Scholarship Program

Peggy McGee As you know, higher education gets more expensive by the year. The Green Valley MOAA Chapter wanted to increase the amount of their JROTC scholarships by raising some extra money, without attempting a big fundraiser while COVID is still with us. It was MOD Pizza to the rescue. MOD Pizza, 18767 S Nogales…

General Manager’s Report

Melani Caron, General Manager I have some exciting news for you! Because the online lap lane pool reservations have been so successful, we have added additional opportunities for you to reserve activities at the Anza Athletic Club using the online reservation system. Starting Monday, Feb. 1, you will now be able to make reservations from…

Existential Reality

Paul Riggins Note: This poem was inspired by the words of my friend, Craig Simpson. On the edge We stood on the abyss We had come full circle Our beginning Became our end It felt like nothingness There was no reason We wondered We discovered Then we held hands Then our eyes met There was…

Unit 22 Donation Drive for Our Furry Friends

Bill Foraker Gail and Paul Lischeid organized a Quail Creek Unit 22 collection of food and other necessities for dogs and cats at the Animal League of Green Valley, the Paws Patrol, and the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. Gail and Paul had everyone drop their donations at their garage on Dec. 12, and were…

Happy Birthday!

Quail Creek Sunshine The Pima County Library offers a plethora (how’s that for a library word) of things to keep you entertained, informed, and busy. There are too many to discuss or even describe. Go to the website for information on checking out books (hard copy and electronic), downloading and streaming audio books, e-books, magazines, videos,…

Quail Creek Presents: Garth Tribute Live!

Nancy Planck, Member Services Garth Brooks—Garth Tribute Live! Wednesday, April 14 3:30 p.m. show’s ticket price is $27. 6 p.m. show’s ticket price is $29. The shows (produced by TAD Management) are held in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. Garth Tribute Live—Tribute to Garth Brooks is much more than your average tribute act. This exciting…

Word of the Month: Sublime

David Zapatka Friend Mike Schneider and I were recently discussing this quote from The Urantia Book, “Such spirit-born individuals are so remotivated in life that they can calmly stand by while their fondest ambitions perish and their keenest hopes crash; they positively know that such catastrophes are but the redirecting cataclysms which wreck one’s temporal…