Category: December 2020

MOAA to the Rescue for Pregnant Homeless Veteran

Peggy McGee When a VA social worker contacted the Military Officers Association Green Valley Chapter’s liaison, to see if the chapter could do anything to help a homeless veteran expecting her first child in November, Peggy McGee didn’t hesitate to say yes. She learned the baby girl would be named Coral. New chapter member and Quail Creek resident…

QCMGA 2 Man Shamble: October 20

Paul Schupmann Flight 1: 1. Vance Gross and Tim Toon, 65 T2. Richard Willey and Mark Davidson, 67 T2. Skip Byron and Leo Padilla, 67 T2. Tracey Austell and Larry Taylor, 67 T2. Randy Davis and Bill Eckebrecht, 67 Flight 2: T1. Ken Baggen and Tom Chandler, 64 T1. James Cooley and Howard Huisel, 64…

QCMGA 2 Man Scramble: October 27

Paul Schupmann Flight 1: 1. Bill Chapman and Steve Wells, 64.7 2. Bob LaRose and Nick Kremer, 65.8 T3. Gordon Bobillot and Clark Wilson, 65.9 T3. Shel Zatkin and Phil Lamb, 65.9 Flight 2: 1. Skip Byron and Leo Padilla, 62.3 2. John Soderberg and James Easley, 63 3. Todd Smyth and Charles Sobiech, 64…

Relishing Pickleball: Dink Responsibly

David Zapatka Often called the most important shot in all of pickleball, the dink is the critical shot aspiring players must learn to improve their game. The dink is a shot hit slowly and softly into the opponents’ non-volley zone, as close to the net as possible. If the opponent hits this ball hard, it…

QCLGA PYP-2-Person Alternate Shot: October 29

Janet Johnson, Publicity Committee Flight One 1st place: Johnson, Janet and Rathvon, Bobbi Jo; -2 2nd place: Stensrud, Karen and Wilcox, Bonny; +2 3rd place: Dyke, Alice and Price, Linda; +4 Flight Two 1st place: Avent, Peg and Morris, Sherry; +3 2nd place Tie: Bacon, Terri and Olsen, Judith; +4 and Cook, Marie and Owens, Jacquie;…

Happy Birthday!

QC Sunshine More fun ideas for all Quail Creekers! Need a break from all your online holiday shopping and shipping? Have you been missing your usual card games? Perhaps you’d like to play some old favorites or learn some new ones. There are many to be found online. This is just one recommendation: cardgames.io. This…

PAG Christmas Caroling Concert

Dodie Prescott This year is certainly not a traditional holiday season. Please join us and put some Christmas into everyone’s hearts! The QC Performing Arts Guild (PAG) is getting in the holiday mood by presenting a Christmas concert to brighten all of our spirits. The PAG Chorus will be singing seasonal songs and inviting you,…

Plants for the Holiday Season

Bonnie Nowicki, Master Gardener Hello Quail Creek neighbors. It’s time to shake off the almost year-long stresses and allow peace and joy to overcome us. Festive holiday plants are waiting to grace our tables, countertops, and patios. Support your local stores and purchase a cheerful plant or two. My December 2019 article on holiday plant…

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Ross Dunfee Japan became an aggressor nation near the turn of the 20th century by attacking and winning two wars with China (1894-95 and the Russo-Japanese War 1904-05). Its successful participation in World War I (1914-18) and other military successes helped to fuel its aggressive ambitions. During the Great Depression of the 1930s, Japan invaded…

Bank of America Names Youth On Their Own as 2020 Neighborhood Champion

Michelle Lomas, Gordon C. James, Public Relations Youth On Their Own (YOTO) has been named as the 2020 Bank of America Neighborhood Champion for Tucson. The Neighborhood Champions program is an extension of the bank’s signature philanthropic initiative, Neighborhood Builders, the largest corporate philanthropic investment in nonprofit leadership in the country. YOTO was selected for its…