Category: March 2016

Quail Creek wins the coveted Robson Cup

Quail Creek is the proud recipient of the highly-coveted 2015 Robson Cup. It was presented to the community by Mr. Robson; Carolyn Morrison, Senior Vice President of Sales and Chris Harrison, Senior Vice President of Construction. Each of the Robson Resort Communities were highly competitive this year, which made for an exciting decision for the…

Library at Madera Clubhouse names new co-chair

New Library Co-chair Dawn Bangs (left) presenting Certificate of Appreciation for over ten years of service to Ginny Post

The Library at Madera Clubhouse has served Quail Creek for the last fourteen years, originally consisting of only a few donated books shelved in the old fitness center. In recent years, as the community has grown, so has the Library, now circulating an average of over 1000 books each month. To address the growth, the…

Illinois Tri-Deltas come to Quail Creek

The Tri Deltas gather after 45 years.

Marci Yenerich About a year ago, a sorority sister of mine and I started planning a reunion of four Tri-Delta pledge classes from the late 60s, from University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. Pam and I sent out invitations to 97 alumnae and we had a fabulous response. On the weekend of February 5, 6…

Quilt Covey in bloom

Back row, left to right: Kay Burrows, Sharon Krueger, Marjorie Mitchell (hidden), Liz Knaff, Paula Sween, Sharon Frank, Colleen Curran, Maryellen Mencimer and Sue Norris; front row: Carol Bisio, Pam Smith, Rosie Epler and Janice Roy

Colleen Curran The women of the Quail Creek Quilt Covey have long admired Sharon Frank’s stunning quilted jackets. Earlier this winter, Sharon offered to teach Covey members how to make the jackets. She called her teacher in New Hampshire, Janice Roy, for some tips and the pattern. Janice graciously suggested she come to Quail Creek…

Photographers Trek Tanque Verde Ranch

Sylvia Butler - The Watering Hole

Robert Thoresen At the western foothills of the Rincon Mountains and the eastern terminus of Speedway Boulevard is Tanque Verde Ranch (Green Tank or Pool). Pima Indians first settled here in the 1600s near the Cottonwood Grove. Ranching commenced in the 1860s. Dude ranching came to the wash in the 1920s. Twenty members of the…