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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…

The Women of Quail Creek donate to MOAA

The Women of Quail Creek, TWOQC, held its annual summer luncheon on June 24, 2013 at the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom. This year’s theme was A Wee Bit of Ireland, and the ladies were festively dressed up in green and were entertained by Irish Dancers. TWOQC coordinated this event with its annual food drive to help…

July 4th celebration again benefits MOAA charity

Major Steven Abel, USAF retired This year’s July 4th celebration, Hats off to Our Heroes, was the largest Quail Creek Fourth of July event yet. The theme paid tribute to Vietnam Veterans and included approximately 37 Vietnam Vets riding in the parade. Vietnam Veteran, COL Peggy McGee, USA retired, served as the Grand Marshall. The…

QCLGA hosts No Frills Member Guest Day

The QCLGA, the 18 holers, held its annual No Frills Member Guest Day on June 13. The co chairs Dreama Fumia and Sherry Morris planned the fun one day event that started with a 7:30 a.m. shotgun. Each member and her guest were paired with another twosome in her flight and they played the game…

Quail Creek’s Katherine Watson explores museums in Arizona

“I have never met more interesting dynamic individuals, some as interesting but never more interesting. That’s what keeps me coming back to OLLI,” comments Quail Creek resident Katherine Watson. Watson is the study group leader for the popular Dredging a Dream: Stories of Fascinating Places in Arizona during the four week summer term of the Osher Lifelong…

Quail Creek Fourth of July Celebration Events Timeline

6:30 a.m. Coffee shop opens; pastries served 7:30 a.m. Parade check in and line up 8:00 a.m. Parade entry judging 8:15 a.m. Patriotic opening by Master of Ceremonies Steve Signore; flag raising ceremony; presentation of 2013 honorees: Grand Marshall Peggy McGee and Vietnam Veterans Prizes awarded to parade winners: vehicle entries, first through fourth places; best July fourth attired…