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QCVGA Veteran’s Day Golf Tournament open to all

  Tom Haberer The 2018 Veterans Day Charity Tournament will be held at Quail Creek on Monday, November 12. It will include an 8:00 a.m. shotgun start for the 18-hole players and a 10:00 a.m. start for the 9-hole players. Both contests will be an inclusive four-person scramble format. All players will end up at…

Lady Putters witchy winter hours

Peggy McGee With fall in the air, the Lady Putters will be switching to their winter schedule effective Wednesday, November 7. Putting will begin at 10:00 a.m. with check-in starting at 9:30 a.m. The Putters meet every Wednesday and putt 18 holes throughout the year except for over-seeding time. Before making a commitment to join,…

Men Take The Trophy

Terri Erickson It was the seventh year for the Prickly Pair Challenge of the QCLGA against the QCMGA on August 2. The game was a two-person team match play with the foursomes made up of a team of men and a team of women. There were fourteen teams on each side. After a very hot…

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…