Category: November 2014

Grateful Snowbird

Yasmin John-Thorpe In 2009, when I convinced my husband to purchase a winter residence on Orchid Lane, I had no idea how wonderful that decision would be for me. My husband is the golfer; I’m a writer but with little time to write. Back home, in British Columbia, I organize several literacy programs and my…

The Women of Quail Creek to host holiday luncheon

Mariachi Atzlan de Pueblo Magnet High School will entertain at the holiday luncheon.

Janice Pell The Women of Quail Creek annual holiday luncheon will be Monday, December 15 in the Crystal Ballroom of the Madera Clubhouse. Members should mark the calendar and plan to join the festivities. The menu will feature chicken Florentine and dessert will be a surprise from TWOQC cookbook, A Shared Table. Tickets for the…

Fourth annual Pancake Breakfast

Dennis Mart A pancake breakfast to benefit the Green Valley Fire Corps will be held on Sunday, December 7 at the Quail Creek Madera Clubhouse. The event will run from 7:30 to 11:00 a.m. Price for the breakfast will be $6. GV Fire Corps members are all volunteers from the local area and many are…

Annual QCPOA Board meeting

QCPOA Board of Directors To All Quail Creek Property Owners Association Members: You are encouraged to attend the Annual Quail Creek Property Owners Association Members Board Meeting. Agenda items include consideration of the 2015 Budget, Committee membership and Club Charters along with other items. A Question and Answer session will follow the formal board meeting.…

Quail Creek residents and friends celebrate annual harvest potluck

Ron and Vicki Sullivan The Allen J. Ogden Community Gardeners in Sahuarita celebrated the garden’s 31st anniversary on Sunday, October 26 during the annual harvest potluck. Quail Creek was well represented. George Stone and Vicki and Ron Sullivan hosted the anniversary celebration. Special guests included Gil and Kathy Lusk. Kudos to chefs Dennis Allen and…

A musical twist on life at Quail Creek

Cyndy Gierada and Jeri Collins, seated at the piano, work with the singers as they present life at Quail Creek. How many activities can you identify?

Mary C. Kollschegg If you’ve lived at Quail Creek for any period of time, you might think you know all about life here in this land of retirement. Trust me; until you’ve seen and heard the delightful twists on the variety of clubs available to our residents as presented by the Quail Creek Performing Arts…

September photo contest winners

First Place: Jeff Krueger - Chloride, Arizona

Robert Thoresen On a trip to Nevada’s Valley of Fire State Park (see also last May’s contest article), Jeff Krueger passed through a town called Chloride, an old mining camp north of Kingman, Arizona. It was like going back in time for the place is not a tourist town. Chloride is Arizona’s oldest mining camp…

Spotlight on Advertiser – November 2014

Nancy Grube, Carol Cohen, Karl Schroeder and Alice Schroeder

Thank you from the Charles Company Alice M. Schroeder The Charles Company participated in the annual Christmas Blanket Drive for soldiers. Blankets will be donated to Packages From Home who will mail them to our troops. This year the blankets will go to our troops in the mountains of Afghanistan or to other high elevations…

“A Shared Table” cookbook sale dates

Janice Pell The holiday season is fast approaching. It’s time to be thinking of gifts to buy and recipes to cook. The perfect solution to filling both needs is TWOQC cookbook, A Shared Table. It is a great gift idea for family and friends or to take for a hostess gift. In the Holiday Favorites…