Category: May 2019

Word of the Month: Cenotaph

David Zapatka I’m writing this column as I’m departing from Hiroshima, Japan on the cruise ship Insignia, part of the Oceania fleet. Having just visited the Atomic Bomb Dome and seeing the memorials to all those who lost their lives, I felt somber and my throat was constricted with the flood of emotions coursing through…

QC veterans make a donation to Women Warriors

On Tuesday, April 9, Tom Contreras, President, and Kathy Olbeter, Vice Chair of the Charity Committee of the Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association presented a donation in the amount of $500 to Karen Kuciver of Women Warriors. One of the goals of the Quail Creek veterans is to provide financial support for local active-duty military…

Hidden mesas and trading posts tour

Bob Stuart Arizona Pathfinders, a nonprofit volunteer group of the Arizona Historical Society, is conducting a five-day tour (Monday–Friday) on September 30–October 4, 2019, to the Colorado Plateau. Join us for an adventuresome tour to this region and meet Hopi and Navajo artisans and learn about their art and culture. This is a wonderful opportunity…

Quail Creek Republicans visit state capital

On March 13, the Quail Creek Republican Club sponsored a visit to the State Capitol. Over 40 people enjoyed a comfortable bus trip to Phoenix. Upon arrival, everyone was treated to a luncheon meeting with the newly elected chairman of the Arizona Republican Party, Dr. Kelli Ward. Then on to the State Capitol for a…

Quail Creek Computer Club April presentation recap

On April 24, the Quail Creek Computer Club held its monthly meeting and presentation which was open to all QC residents. Over 80 people attended. The evening started with a short business meeting consisting of a brief review of last month’s activities, a report on membership and a treasurer’s report. Then James Goodall, who lives…

Lady Putters bid farewell to long-time member

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters bid a sad farewell to Dorene Sims who fought a long hard battle with cancer. Dorene had been a member of the Putters for over ten years and served as membership chair from 2012-November 2017, when she was forced to resign from her position due to health reasons. Dorene will…