Category: December 2014

Preview of SASO’s Super February concerts

Conductor Linus Lerner

Punch Howarth Linus Lerner returns to the podium in February to lead the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra in a superb concert of Romantic Period greats. An overture, a concerto and a symphony will kick off the 2015 part of the season. Opening the concert will be Franz von Suppe’s Overture Light Cavalry that will get everyone’s…

Adopt-A-Hole volunteers

Ralph Scafuri Adopt-A-Hole volunteers—who are they and what do they do? As an extension of the Quail Creek Green Committee (through the Course Sub-committee), Adopt-a-Hole volunteers serve the community by providing additional care and upkeep of our golf course. Each of our 27 holes is adopted by a captain and several volunteers who help keep…

Benefit luncheon and fashion show

Janice Pell Mark the calendar for February 6, 2015. The Women of Quail Creek and the Quail Creek Fights Back Relay for Life Team are co-hosting a luncheon and fashion show to benefit the American Cancer Society. Hope and More Birthdays are the dual themes of this year’s event. Tickets at $25 per person first…

New Year’s Eve Party

Join us for the New Year’s Eve party “Fire and Ice” at the Quail Creek Country Club on Thursday, December 31. Cocktails and appetizers at 7:00 p.m.; plated dinner at 8:00 p.m. Menu: First Course – Passed assorted hors d’oeuvres Second Course – Smoked corn croquets served with roasted red pepper sauce Third Course –…

Editorial deadline changes for this holiday season

Chelsea Johnson The holidays are almost upon us! Since Christmas is so close to the editorial deadline, we are moving it up. Please have all editorial submitted by 4:00 p.m. on December 23 (for the January issue). Be sure to mark your calendars now! If you have any questions about submission guidelines, please call Chelsea…

There’s still time to join the Casual Dance Club

Ruth and Jim Bradley

The QCCDC Board’s goal is to provide dancing enjoyment to its members. Live bands are chosen to encompass the genres of country, rock and roll, line dance, waltz, slow dance and Latin. Memberships for the remaining four dances cost $40 a person ($80 a couple). These dances are scheduled for January 14, February 11, March…

Quail Creek POA administrative news

Concierge Holiday Hours The Concierge desk and POA office at the Clubhouse will be closed for the holidays: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – December 25-28, 2014 Thursday, January 1, 2015 November 20th Board Meeting Summary We are fortunate and grateful to have had two very qualified candidates for the board election this year: Simon…

The Ballroom Dance Club honors Quail Creek veterans

Pictured left to right are Food and Beverage Chair Mary Lou Johnson and Membership Chair Justine Lewis.

Dodie Prescott, Publicity Chair On December 10 the QC Ballroom Dance Club members and guests enjoyed the first of four dinner/dances in the Crystal Ballroom at the Madera Clubhouse. We honored Quail Creek patriots who served in the armed forces by celebrating at the Lincoln Memorial where visitors can see the Korean War Memorial, the…

Quail Creek site: A Bajada community

Pima Ki (House) 1907. Photo by Edward S. Curtis courtesy of the US Library of Congress archives.

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Imagine what Quail Creek’s neighborhood looked like around 950 A.D. We now have a window, which provides a snapshot of that hamlet with approximately ten homes and 20 to 30 family members nestled on a bajada, or slope, leading to the Santa Cruz River. There are a lot of folks to…

Congratulations, Resident Board Member Gil Lusk

Many thanks to our volunteer ballot counters; Mary Lynne Brunner, Theresa Clough, Lois Cummings, Neila Kozel, Brenda Kreitzberg, Ruth McDermott and Mary Ellen Pruess for volunteering their time. We are fortunate to have Gil Lusk and Simon Davis, both very capable candidates, willing to serve on our Board of Directors. Perhaps we will see Simon…