Category: Features

Happy Birthday to you!

Time to celebrate…Quail Creek style! 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? All you have to do is send your name, birthdate (month and day) and email to Quail Creek Sunshine via email to quailcreeksunshine@gmail.com, or you can text 520-444-2575 (no…

Word of the Month: Carillon

Joe Dias, Missouri State University carillonist, giving us a private concert.

David ZapatkaWhile traveling this summer on the Goldwing, I was fortunate to receive a private tour of Missouri State University’s Jane A. Meyer Carillon. Carillons are the world’s largest instruments and this one is the largest of all those located in the U.S. Midwest. This carillon is made up of 48 bronze bells and sits…

The roof has many holes in it

Amber Norgaard (left) and Sabra Faulk.

Peggy McGee Valley Assistance Services (VAS) has been helping people in the local area for almost 50 years. Right now, their roof is leaking and so are the windows. The recent rains, though much needed, meant clients and staff had to walk a maze between containers catching the drops coming through the roof. The 35-year-old…

Spotlight on Advertiser: Sun Control Retractable Shades

SW Sun Control Sun Control Retractable Shades is a family-owned and operated business that has been building retractable shades in Tucson for over 20 years. In that time, we have performed more than 25,000 installations for our Tucson neighbors. We specialize in exterior shading that will increase your outdoor living areas and make them more…

Hot Stuff – A tribute to Donna Summer

Hot Stuff – A Salute to the Music of Donna Summer will be held on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. A cash bar will be available at 6 p.m. with the show starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. Tickets are $28. This show is produced by Khris Dodge Entertainment. Celebrate the legendary…

A suite duet…Cyndy and Ellen!

Dr. Madelaine Paschal When the audience broke out in cheers and applause, Cyndy reached for Ellen’s hand and together, they bowed. The melodious notes were still in our ears. It was a breathtakingly pure and fresh performance. Her smile rested on the talented flautist standing in front of her piano. They had done it! A…