Category: Features

2 Your Health: Better Tomorrows are here for those suffering from COPD

Editor’s Note: “2 Your Health” is a new column in the Quail Creek Crossing dedicated to health issues. Each month different doctors and or medical associations, from varying specialties, will be writing on issues of importance. Articles are based on experiences and independent research conducted by the doctors or medical associations. We encourage anyone considering…

The Charles Co and Associates receives honor

Auto-Owners Insurance is pleased to announce The Charles Co & Associates, Inc. of Sun Lakes, Arizona has been named one of the Top 10 growth agencies for the company in the state of Arizona for 2015. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Mesa and at a reception with all regional associates where…

Former Grill employee builds her coffee dream

Anna Perreira inspects the coffee crop with Lorving Calderon at Mi Tazita Coffee Farm in Honduras.

Diane Quinn Quail Creek residents who love their coffee are glad Anna Perreira left her job in New York City to start Yellow Brick Coffee. After leaving New York and spending time learning coffee roasting from some of the finest roasters in San Francisco, Anna took up temporary residence with her mother and stepfather, Diane…

The X-traordinary women of QC X-tra

Quail Creek’s X-traordinary X-tra Ladies (from left): Dianne Thomson, Peggy McGee and Margaret Blumberg.

Dreama Fumia Nearly five years ago the Quail Creek X-tra was born. Although many contributed to the “birth” (the former Communications Committee, POA Board representative Gil Lusk and HOA webmaster Daryl Laux), the two emergent creators were editor Margaret Blumberg and layout manager/publisher Dianne Thomson. After three and one-half years of production, Margaret stepped away from…

Gratitude to Quail Creek

Dreama Fumia Many thanks to those of you who participated in the recent Quail Creek Board of Directors election. I appreciate those of you who supported my candidacy and regret that I will not be able to serve this community for another term. Having said that, I congratulate newly elected Board member Phil Opdenbrouw and…

Spotlight On Advertiser: Should I get my air ducts cleaned?

There has been much controversy and confusion regarding Air Duct Cleaning for HVAC systems. Often homeowners receive $49.95 duct cleaning specials from so-called “Blow & Go” organizations that lead one to believe that only clean ducts lead to a clean home environment. And many unsuspecting homeowners have bought into the fearful idea that their ducts…

Quail Creek veterans honor one of our own

QC resident Jack Moberg shares the inspirational story of grandson, Matthew J. Determan, at the Veterans Day luncheon.

Tom Haberer Marine Lance Corporal Matt Determan, grandson of QC residents Jack and Susan Moberg, died May 19, 2015 in an Osprey helicopter training accident in Waimanalo, Hawaii. Matt, son of Mike and Charlesa Determan of Tucson, was stationed at Camp Pendleton near San Diego. He was on a training mission enroute to the Gulf…

Word of the Month

David Zapatka This month’s word of the month is a long-time favorite of mine, bliss. I was first introduced to this deep and meaningful word in the early ‘70s when someone explained to me that a state of complete happiness is achievable. The word used for this complete and enduring state of happiness is bliss.…

Happy Birthday to you!

If you’re on this list be sure to stop by the Quail Creek Grill for your free sunshine dessert! Didn’t receive your e-birthday card? Changed your email address? Please take a moment and let me know. Call/text 444-2575 or send an email to quailcreeksunshine@gmail.com so you can be included on the list. A sign-up sheet…