Category: August 2018

Healthy Pet Workshop

  The Wellness Presentation, Healthy Pet Workshop, will take place on Friday, October 5, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. The topic, Valley Fever, will be presented by Dr. Shelley Humphrey, DVM. Bio on Dr. Shelley Humphrey, DVM: Although I came from a family of engineers, I knew that was not…

Lady Putters plan special events

  Peggy McGee To add variety to their weekly putting sessions, the Lady Putters occasionally invite other golf groups to join them, even members of the opposite sex. On August 15, the Duffers will join the Putters for 18 holes of putting followed by a continental breakfast. On October 17, the annual Battle of the…

Lady Putters celebrate Christmas in July

Peggy McGee Despite the heat and monsoon humidity, the Lady Putters donned holiday attire for their annual grocery collection to support the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona which supports low income families in the Green Valley and Amado vicinity. One hundred eight pounds of food and six pounds of non-food items (paper and cleaning…

Summer sewing fun

Max Perzan It all started in 2010 when the ladies of the Quail Creek Needlework Club made “pillow case” sundresses to help young girls who had been victims of a devastating earthquake in Haiti. The club was able to send more than 100 dresses at that time to support the young girls. The tradition of…

Lady Putters’ 6 week winners announced

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters celebrated mid-summer with a bruncheon, a cross between brunch and lunch on July 11. After enjoying a chicken and grilled peach salad entrée followed by rainbow sherbet, members listened attentively as Putters president Janet Wegner announced the winners for the previous six-week period. Two long time Putters, Mary Anderson and…

Word of the Month: Synesthesia

  David Zapatka Reading about cognition and perception recently, I was introduced to the word “synesthesia” which is this month’s WOTM. Synesthesia – noun syn·es·the·sia si-nəs-ˈthē-zh(ē-)ə 1. a concomitant sensation: especially a subjective sensation or image of a sense (as of color) other than the one (as of sound) being stimulated. 2. the condition marked by the…

Happy Birthday to you!

  Didn’t receive your E-Birthday card? Did we list the wrong date? Want to submit your name? Need to change or update your email address? For any type of change, please send them to Quail Creek Sunshine by email quailcreeksunshine@gmail.com, text 444-2575 (no voicemail) or a sign-up sheet is also available at the Clubhouse in…

MOAA sends thanks for support

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) sends its sincere thanks for the generous outpouring of support for its annual Food for the Troops collection conducted from July 1-4. In addition to the groceries, residents donated $400 in checks for the Chapter’s Turkeys for the Troops program. Each November, 30…