Category: April 2018

One of nine

  Yasmin John-Thorpe When you are born number seven in a family of nine there are lots of dynamics to everyday life. That number came into play recently as I found myself one of nine in a tent of Indie Authors at the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books. It was my fifth appearance at the…

March Madness – Holes-in-one at Quail Creek

  Tim Phillips The Month of March has seen an unprecedented flurry of holes-in-one at Quail Creek. A total of four holes in one were recorded by men with one man snaring his second hole in one in one month – Shel Zatkin! He depleted the HIO fund with his first ace in February. Here…

Adopt-a-Road

  Judy Messner Like death and taxes, litter along roadways is our constant companion. When the Adopt-a-Road program was established in Sahuarita in 2002, Quail Creek residents were the first group to sign up. A succession of volunteers has been faithfully cleaning our road ever since, at least four times a year. Our adopted segment…

MOAA hosts Mix and Mingle for April – May update

  Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter, Military Officers Association, hosted its annual Mix and Mingle in March. The highlight of the evening was MOAA Jeopardy, starring MOAA’s very own Alex Trebec AKA QC resident Tom Contreras. The three contestants, Dick Kosnick, Lynda Linker, and QC resident Lee Cornelison were asked questions centering on desert…

2019 TAD Management Series announced

  Quail Creek Country Club presents the 2019 TAD Management Series. The season (series) tickets go on sale May 29-June 29. Rows A-D are $156 per person, Rows E-Q are $144 per person. Individual tickets on sale July 10 for $27. Friday, January 4, 2019 7:00 p.m. ABBAFAB—The Premier ABBA Experience Having played to sold-out crowds…

Coffee with the GM

  Coffee with the General Manager, Mike Taylor, will be on Friday, May 4, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. The guests will be from Golf Operations. Please join GM Mike Taylor along with his guest, Joel Jaress, Golf Pro and J.R. Kies, Golf Course Superintendent as they discuss current affairs.…

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet Sunday, May 13

  The Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet will be in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom on Sunday, May 13, 2018. The cash bar opens at 10:00 a.m. Morning seatings will be at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.; afternoon seatings will be at 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Menu items…

CERT graduates new team members

  Peggy McGee Two Quail Creek residents, Bob and Cindy Granger, were among the 11 graduates who completed the Community Emergency Response Team basic training course in March. This comprehensive course prepared the graduates to conduct light search and rescue operations, perform triage and minor first aid, identify potential hazards after a natural or man-made…

Especially for cooks, travelers and game players

Larry Thomson, Library Co-Chair It is well-known to most Quail Creekers that the Library at Madera Clubhouse has an impressive collection of current fiction and non-fiction books as well as movies, audio books and current magazines. But less well-known, perhaps, are the specialty collections that can be found there. For example, for anyone looking for…