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Grateful Snowbird

Yasmin John-Thorpe In 2009, when I convinced my husband to purchase a winter residence on Orchid Lane, I had no idea how wonderful that decision would be for me. My husband is the golfer; I’m a writer but with little time to write. Back home, in British Columbia, I organize several literacy programs and my…

“A Shared Table” cookbook sale dates

Janice Pell The holiday season is fast approaching. It’s time to be thinking of gifts to buy and recipes to cook. The perfect solution to filling both needs is TWOQC cookbook, A Shared Table. It is a great gift idea for family and friends or to take for a hostess gift. In the Holiday Favorites…

Interclub celebrates successful season

The 18 Holers Interclub Team

The Quail Creek Ladies Golf Association (18 Holers) interclub team held its end of season luncheon on October 9. Interclub is played during the summer months against other Green Valley golf teams from Canoa Ranch/Torres, Canoa Hills, San Ignacio, Green Valley Country Club and Quail Creek. Each club hosts an event. Co-chairs for Quail Creek…

Annual clothing and household goods drive

Janice Pell Mark the calendar and clean out the closets. Saturday morning, November 1, The Women of Quail Creek will hold its annual clothing drive for homeless veterans and families. TWOQC volunteers will be accepting donations from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the parking lot in front of the Madera Clubhouse. Tucson’s VA hospital has…

Enjoy a Howl-O-Ween Party October 24

The 2013 first place winner: the Leibowitz’ Wizards of Oz

Education of pet owners and socialization of our pets is the mission of our Critters Club. October and November events will provide these opportunities. Join us on Friday, October 24 at 3:00 p.m. in our dog park for fun and costume time at our annual Howl-0-Ween party. Everyone is welcome to see our furry friends…

Cookbook sales underway

Janice Pell Entertaining and looking for easy or different recipes? Perhaps you’re looking for a slow cooker meal that can be made ahead of time. Look no further than TWOQC cookbook, A Shared Table. House guests will be sure to love Baked Blueberry and Peach Oatmeal at breakfast. If you’re having a crowd, Fancy Egg…

Annual Garage Sale takes place November 15

Quail Creek will be conducting its annual garage sale on Saturday, November 15, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We anticipate having over 200 homes participating. Plan on taking part in our annual community wide garage sale. There will be a separately manned used vehicle lot with everything from golf carts to cars to…

TWOQC gains notoriety on the national stage

Left to right: Clinical Director for Rehabilitation Programs Mental Health Care Line Jodi Frederick watches as Jennifer S. Gutowski, Associate Director, Tucson VA Medical Center, is presented a check for $10K by TWOQC President Peggy McGee to be used for furniture for homeless veterans as they move into housing. Dr. Timothy Muller Chief, Mental Health Care Line, looks on.

Four years in a row The Women of Quail Creek have sponsored a clothing drive for homeless veterans in the Tucson area with the last three years being part of the national Make A Difference Day program. On April 10, 2014, in Washington, DC, their efforts were recognized nationally when TWOQC President Peggy McGee was…

Hiking Club reaches new heights

Joe Keegan, Robin Blais, John Oyala, Rachael Slabaugh and Dennis Day on the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro.

Five members of the Quail Creek Hiking Club recently returned from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa. Kilimanjaro is the tallest stand-alone mountain in the world and the highest point in Africa. Its summit elevation of 19,341 feet above sea level also makes it higher than any point in Europe or Australia. The Quail Creek…