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Keeping Busy in Times of COVID

Yasmin John-Thorpe These are strange times! In fact, for many, 2020 will go in the books as a year when normalcy and sanity went out the door. However, maybe not so for writers and poets. The isolation is just what the muse ordered for many creative minds. Paul Riggins, president of the QC Writers and…

Desert Duffers Provide Needed Holiday Cheer!

QC Desert Duffers President Mike Senatra (center) presented a check for $770 to Executive Director Carlos Valles (left) and Assistant Director Samantha (Sam) McElwaine at the Sahuarita Food Bank.

Steve Shapiro We are pleased to announce that due to generous donations by the membership of the Quail Creek Desert Duffers (The Duffers), we were able to present checks to both the Green Valley Food Bank and Sahuarita Food Bank for $770 each, totaling $1,540. These donations were collected from the QC Desert Duffers during…

Lady Putters Showed Christmas Spirit

Peggy McGee Even though they have not been able to putt together as a group for over nine months, the Lady Putters decided to continue their holiday tradition of helping the Green Valley/Amado Food Bank. Putters president Janet Wegner set up the food bank drop point in her driveway, where she greeted the ladies clad in…

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…

Original Quail Creekers

Mr. Robson, Ms. Bryant, and Ms. Walton

Deborah Bryant Joyce and Buzz Walton are the only original couple who still live in Quail Creek. Joyce and Ed Robson had a lot to talk about remembering how the development started. In 1990, prior to Robson’s development, there were only ten homes in the area. Upon settling in Green Valley, the Walton’s made unlimited contributions…

Photo Club Monthly Challenge: Colorful

Jim Burkstrand The Photo Club of Quail Creek continued with its monthly member’s contest with September having the topic of Colorful. Each club member could enter up to three photos taken in the last three years. This subject was a fun one for the members and drew 30 entries. All of the photos can be…

Employee Appreciation

Epifania Torres, Director of Banquets and Events To each and every Quail Creek resident, we ask you to take a moment to reflect upon the services provided by our POA employees and their contributions to the great lifestyle afforded by our community. It is that time of year when we look forward to giving thanks…

We Miss You Drive-Thru

Diane Gordon, Director of Publicity The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) created a unique way to honor their members. Because of COVID-19, the annual membership luncheon was canceled. To celebrate TWOQC membership, Director of Membership, Barb Huntsinger, and her team organized “We Miss You Drive-Thru.” On Sept. 18, TWOQC members drove in their golf carts…