Category: May 2020

Military Pride Masks

MOAA members Myra and Jeff McCune, both U.S. Navy retirees, model the masks in the two different patterns available for the Navy. (Photo by Bruce Hilt)

Peggy McGee Even before the CDC started recommending that everyone wear masks to help protect them from the Coronavirus, Jadine Hilt, Secretary of the Green Valley Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Chapter and seamstress extraordinaire, thought about making masks for the military. She gathered material containing the insignia for all five military services and set…

QCMGA Club Championship; Three Day Event

QCMGA Club Championship; Three Day Event The QCMGA Club Championship was held on March 10, 12, and 17. Gold Tees – Gross Scores: First: George Lamping, 231; Second: Larry Mours, 232; Third (tie): Bob Larose and Wally Howard, 236 Silver Tees – Gross Scores: Flight 1: First: Tim Toon, 241; Second: Vance Gross, 243; Third: Frank…

Putters Gift Cards

Peggy McGee Lady Putters who have been given a gift card when attending one of the luncheons should check the expiration dates on their cards. If the card will expire before the Pro Shop reopens for usual business, the expiring card can be turned in for a new card. At this time, only cards with…

The American Red Cross Blood Drive July 12

Feel like you’re low on supplies? But you’re rich in the most precious resource of all—blood and the gift of life! This blood drive will be held in the Madera Clubhouse Silver Rooms, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Registration typically begins 30 days prior to each drive. To schedule an appointment, call 800-733-2767 or log…

Happy Birthday to you!

“Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere.” ~Erma Bombeck Now is a good time to send a friendly “Hello” to your friends and neighbors with a phone call, email, text, or tweet, even if it’s not their birthday. If it is their birthday, well, include an…

Word of the Month: Obsequious & Sycophant

David Zapatka Friends and readers Randi and Jim Nulty write, “We enjoyed your April WOTM column. Randi once scored a triple word in Scrabble using the word ‘pismire.’ I think it was 70+points. We have never forgotten the word or its definition.” I suspect many of our readers are Scrabble players. I’ve always enjoyed that…

Tentatively Scheduled Events

The following events are tentatively scheduled: 12th Annual GVFFA Chili Cook-Off Friday, Sept. 25; 5 p.m.; Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom Local fire and law enforcement departments will kick up the heat at the 12th annual chili cook-off fundraiser and all proceeds will benefit families in need in the Green Valley-Sahuarita area. Hosted by Quail Creek…

Dianne Scores An Ace

Dianne Turner

Quail Creek Ladies Golf Association’s Dianne Turner scored her first hole-in-one on March 6. Dianne, using a hybrid, watched her ball go into the hole on Road Runner 6. Congratulations!