Category: March 2021

Duffers Travel to Casa Grande

Thom Sharples The Desert Duffers Golf Club annual stag trip to Casa Grande has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 29. We will be playing The Dave White Golf Course in Casa Grande on the 28th and Francisco Grande on the 29th. For more information on the outing, contact Jim Struthers at…

February Activities for The Women of Quail Creek

Karen Woodrow, Bonnie Hyra, Brenda Rock, and Pat Neel visit the sights and signs at the Tucson Ignite Museum.

Sharon Pulcinella What do winter waterfowl, spring crafts, neon signs, painted rocks, desert plants, books, and trivia all have in common? They are all subjects of events enjoyed by members of The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) this past month! On Jan. 27, Sue Obremski delighted TWOQC members with some spring themed craft ideas during her second…

General Manager’s Report

Regardless of the size of any community, there is always one thing that every community needs, which is resident volunteers. April is National Volunteer Month, and I am grateful for the wonderful homeowners who have generously given of their time to serve. Quail Creek has volunteers serving in the capacity of a committee, task force,…

Lady Putters Get Putting Lessons from a Pro

Joel Jaress coaches Linda Weissman on the importance of swing length when putting. (Photo by Janet Wegner)

Peggy McGee It has been almost a year since the Lady Putters have been able to get together as a group to putt, and many sensed that their skills were more than just a tad rusty. It was Quail Creek’s golf pro Joel Jaress to the rescue. Joel donated three complimentary lessons to the Lady…

Private Dance Lessons Have Resumed

Kathi Urban … at 1998 prices! Your garage or mine? Private lessons (one couple) or semi-private lessons (two or three couples) if we can socially distance. No contact except with your partner. COVID protocols observed. Unless we have room to travel, choose from compact dances: Latin (Salsa, ChaCha, Rumba, Samba, Mambo, Merengue) Swing (East Coast—Single…

January PCQC Photo Contest: Quail Creek Open

First place, entry 36, by David Wolf

Jim Burkstrand The Photo Club of Quail Creek (PCQC) continued its annual tradition of having a contest that any Quail Creek resident could enter. The topic was open, and any Quail Creek resident could enter one photo taken in the last three years. This subject was a very popular one and drew 46 entries. All of…

New Board Takes Over QCMGA

Roger Oravetz January started a new season for the Quail Creek Men’s Golf Association, being led by a board of directors with several new members and others continuing. The members are: President Martin Wibbenhorst, Vice President Bill Sheppard, Treasurer Greg Bengault, Secretary Mark Davidson, Rules Chair George Lamping, Membership Chair Doug McNeil, Handicap Chair Russ Adamson, Tournament Chair Jim Lynch, AGA Publicity Roger Oravetz, and Awards Chair Ted…

Magical Meyer Lemon Trees

Bonnie Nowicki Lemon tree aficionados take notice! Can anything be yummier than lemon bars, lemon curd, and refreshing homemade lemonade? Meyer lemons are prized because they are sweeter, juicier, less acidic, and completely edible (even the peel). Some of my Quail Creek neighbors grow Meyer lemon trees and kindly share their plentiful harvest. I wanted to learn…

U.S. Military History: Vietnam Veterans Day

Ross Dunfee When did the Vietnam War begin? France maintained colonial rule of Vietnam from 1864 until the Geneva Accords of 1954. During that time, multiple wars occurred in the area (including Cambodia and Laos). The Geneva Accords divided Vietnam into north (Communist rule) and south (the Republic of Vietnam), and that enticed the U.S. into…