Category: September 2013

Thank You, Friends

Peggy McGee The Women of Quail Creek, TWOQC, extends its sincere appreciation for the outpouring of donations for our baby shower held on August 10. Twenty five moms to be, or recently delivered moms, representing the Air and Army National Guard and Army Reserve in the Tucson area attended. We used the cash donations to…

Resident shares 30 years of gardening in southern Arizona

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Quail Creek is fortunate that George Stone is passionate about gardening and loves working with people of all ages. He has also grown tomatoes as big as a Buick hubcap. He’ll share his knowledge of community gardening, the history of the Allen J. Ogden Community Garden, a keen wit and more…

Working together for a cure

Terri Erickson Our volunteers are gearing up once again to prepare for the annual Rally for the Cure golf event on Thursday, October 17. “Hana Pu” is this year’s theme which is Hawaiian for working together, and these gals are working together to create a fun and meaningful day! The day is meant to raise…

Join the Lapidary Club

The Quail Creek Lapidary and Jewelry Club members are ready to get back into the creative swing. September classes will include a Kumihimo Bracelet, Creative Metalwork Design and Bead Weaving a Double Spiral Bracelet. Classes are offered to our members for the cost of the materials provided. Watch What’s Happening for dates and sign up information!

Clothing drive for homeless veterans expanded for 2013

Mark Saturday, October 26, on your calendar. That’s the day The Women of Quail Creek will sponsor its fourth annual clothing drive to benefit homeless veterans in the Tucson area. The event, as part of the national Make-A-Difference Day program, will take place in the front parking lot at the Madera Clubhouse from 9:00 to…

A Salute to Chess Records

Lonely Street Productions presents A Salute to Chess Records starring The Bad News Blues Band on Friday, October 11, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. Ticket Price is $25.00 per person and a cash bar opens at 6:00 p.m. and will remain open through intermission. It’s a short list of organizations that…

Gardeners’ fall seminar series opens with QC resident

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Quail Creek resident George Stone will share his knowledge of community gardening, the history of the Allen J. Ogden Community Garden, a keen wit and more at the Green Valley Gardeners’ seminar on September 12, 2013. The seminar is at Green Valley Recreation’s Desert Hills Social Center. The doors open at…

News you can use: Saving a single from a video

John Hockemeier Have you taken videos of your travels, of the grandkids and other interesting topics? Wouldn’t it be nice to select individual frames of some memorable scenes so you can view them whenever you want without having to show the video every time? Probably the more experienced videographers know how to do this. Can…

TWOQC next meeting set for September 30

Marilyn Miller On September 30 The Women of Quail Creek, TWOQC, will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Eric Kaldahl, a Registered Professional Archaeologist who has worked on projects in the east, central and southern Arizona, Nebraska, Missouri and Illinois, will be the guest speaker. He will represent the Amerind Foundation and Art…