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Cancer fundraising goal still possible

Ginny Hutcheson The Quail Creek Fights Back Relay For Life Team has so far raised a record setting $29,259 to fund cancer research, patient programs, education and advocacy for the American Cancer Society. The team is hoping to raise the last $741 prior to the August 31, 2018 Relay For Life end of year. The…

Gourdy Guys In The Creek

Carol Signore Quail Creek added eight new members in 2018 including some very talented new Gourdy Guys. One new gourder, Ken Bahr, has taken an innovative approach to mask making by combining his previous woodworking experience with brand new gourding skills. He recently transformed a large round body gourd, with thick wood dowels he hand-sanded…

Residents visit Neonatal ICU

Susanne Fairman Imagine holding a diaper that fits in the palm of your hand. That’s exactly what four Quail Creek residents did on May 30 when they toured the Neonatal ICU at Banner University Hospital in Tucson. Members of Fabrics Plus (a division of the Quilt Covey) have been supporting the babies in the Neonatal…

Photography Club May Contest Winners

Jim Burkstrand The Photo Club of Quail Creek continued into 2018 with its monthly members’ contest having a theme of cactus. Each club member could enter up to three photos taken in the last three years. This turned out to be a very popular subject. We had 39 submitted photos, all of which can be…

Putters behind the scenes volunteers

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters will be celebrating their 15th anniversary later this year. From its humble beginnings in 2003 when there were approximately 25 members, the group now numbers 170 with new members joining every month. To keep the club running smoothly, it takes a core of non-elected volunteers. These six ladies work year-round…

Love You to the Moon and Back – TWOQC Baby Shower

JoAnn Haberer The dining hall at the 162nd Air Wing of the Arizona National Guard sparkled with smiling moons, cuddly stuffed animals and pastel-colored balloons as twenty-eight mothers, along with fathers, family members and babies were treated to a “blow-out” baby shower on May 19. The military-service parents enjoyed a Mexican-style lunch and then competed…

$1,000 awarded to Sahuarita School Culinary Program

Cindy Mayron, Media Relations, Quail Creek Food & Beverage Committee Jim Graham, Carol Smith (members of the Quail Creek Food & Beverage Scholarship Committee) and Connie Bandstra (Property Owners Association board member) presented a check for $1000 to the Sahaurita Culinary Program for 2018. In 2016 the committee sponsored a student culinary competition and silent…

4th of July fun!

  Join us for a 4th of July Celebration on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet $8 (plus tax and gratuity) 7:30 a.m. Honor Guard and Flag Raising by the Green Valley Fire Department, Madera Clubhouse 8:00 a.m. Shotgun Golf Tournament 9:00 a.m. 4th of July Parade – Madera Clubhouse Parking Lot…

Unit 16 takes field trip to petroglyph site

  Doug Shumway On March 31, Unit 16 went on a local field trip to the Huerfano Butte petroglyphs and then on to the copper mining area of Helvetia. The trip was led by Quail Creek geologist Dinah Shumway. The group visited the old cemetery of the Helvetia ghost town and discussed the history of…

Ride of Silence returns May 16

Chuck Hill On May 16 cyclists across the country and world will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. Participants in the thirteenth local observance of the Ride of Silence will leave from the GVR East Social Center at 6:00…