Category: Clubs & Classes

MOAA Awards Scholarships

Cadet Major Ana Fajardo, Air Force JROTC, is flanked by her mother Sonia Corrazco and Lieutenant Colonel Don Belche, JROTC Advisor at Nogales Hugh School; photo by Betty Atwater.

Peggy McGee Fifty Military Officers Association members and guests gathered in the Madera Clubhouse to recognize and award $1500 scholarships each to three graduating JROTC Cadets. First Lieutenant Richard Newman, president of the MOAA Scholarship and Military Assistance Fund, presented the awards. Cadet Major Ana Figaro, Air Force JROTC, Nogales High School, will be heading…

March 2017 Photography Club Contest: Family

1st Place A Happy Dance

The Photo Club of Quail Creek continued into 2017 with its monthly members’ contest having a theme Family. This month it drew another large number of entries – we had 21 shots submitted by members, all of which can be seen on our Flickr site: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/albums/72157679376244033 Jim Burkstrand‘s first place photo, A Happy Dance, was taken…

Democratic Club holds 8th annual BBQ and Fundraiser

Group shot of attendees

Cindy Mayron Last month over 60 members and guests attended the Democratic Club of Quail Creek’s eighth annual BBQ and fundraiser, hosted by Jerry and Carol Smith. The food was provided by Mama’s Hawaiian Bar-Be-Que at the Fry’s Food Center in Sahuarita. The event included a silent auction, 50-50 cash raffle and a demonstration of…

Photography Club field trip

Photo by Sharon Krueger

The Photo Club of Quail Creek has a field trip for its members every month, excluding the very hot summer months. In March we visited Sabino Canyon. The sun was bright and trees and flowers were in bloom. Sabino Canyon is a natural desert oasis located in Tucson’s Coronado National Forest and is home to…

TWOQC visits vineyard

TWOQC members Nancy Trefethen and Caryl Reitinger take home souvenirs of the day’s outing.

Diane Quinn The Women of Quail Creek took their annual field trip March 29, this time venturing to Elgin, Arizona. Over 100 women descended upon Flying Leap Vineyards for a fun-filled day of lessons in wine and spirits making, lunch and facilities tours. Flying Leap has recently begun to produce spirits such as vodka and…

Air National Guard honors The Women of Quail Creek

From left: TWOQC baby shower Chair Pam Rodgers, Mrs. Roslyn MacDonald, Brigadier General MacDonald and TWOQC President Carol Mutter

Diane Quinn In a ceremony held April 2, 2017 The Women of Quail Creek received the 2016 Family Readiness Award presented by the 162nd Fighter Wing of the Air National Guard. The 162nd Wing is based in Tucson. The award, presented by Brigadier General MacDonald, recognized TWOQC for its ongoing efforts to provide support to…

TRIPS ventures south to Nogales, Sonora, Mexico

Refreshment stop at El Marcos; photo by Susan Warburton

Fifty six intrepid TRIPS participants rode the bus south to Nogales, Sonora on April 11. The welcome committee was headed by the President of the Chamber of Commerce. The group was introduced to the area of dental offices and pharmacies frequented by many Quail Creek residents. Sahuarita Mayor Tom Murphy, Town Councilman Gil Lusk and…

RV Club goes camping

Deb Semrai What a cool campout we had in April! Literally cool! The altitude at Fool Hollow Lake Campground near Show Low provided much lower temperatures than in Green Valley, but we managed to get toasted and toasty. The social hour each day and the campfire at night gave us the opportunity to get to…