Tag: charity

Local charities will be bewitched

Peggy McGee Taking a break from their Rally for the Cure efforts, the Ladies Golf Association, the 9-Niners and the Putters will co-host a golfing event on Halloween to help local charities. The four charities to benefit from this bewitching luncheon are the Angel Heart Pajama Project, Green Valley-Amado Community Food Bank, Hands of a…

Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association continues support of the 162nd ANG Fighter Wing’s families

Charlie Shultheis As one of its missions, the Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association (QCVGA) provides recurring, charitable support to a number of military-related activities in the Tucson area. Among those are the 162nd ANG Fighter Wing Family Readiness Program, the Fisher House at Tucson VA Health Center, United Way for Women Warriors, Military Officers Association…

Help the Homeless Vets – TWOQC Clothing Drive Oct. 21

Diane Quinn We are down to the final few days until Saturday, October 21 and the eighth annual Clothing and Household Goods Drive for southern Arizona homeless veterans. This year’s theme is A Gift of Hope, an expectation of something good coming one’s way. Homeless veterans need our help and they “hope” that we are…

Putters join the Bewitched Fundraiser

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters will have their own very special putting challenge to support the Bewitched for Charity golf event on October 31. Four local charities will benefit from the fundraiser; Valley Assistance Services, Hands of a Friend that provides support for victims of domestic abuse, Community Food Bank Amado and Green Valley and…

Check your closets for upcoming VA clothing drive

Volunteers sort men’s clothing during last year’s drive. Photo by Eileen Sykora

Diane Quinn Time is drawing near for The Women of Quail Creek’s annual Clothing and Household Goods Drive to benefit the Tucson Veterans Hospital program for homeless and recently housed veterans. On Saturday, October 21, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Creative Arts and Technology Center parking area, volunteers will be collecting and packaging donations…

Bewitched for Charity

Terri Erickson The three women golf organizations of Quail Creek came together to plan a fun event for all ladies in Quail Creek and an opportunity to give back to this community. The committee, with members from each of the organizations, The Putters, Niners and 18 Hole Club, have been busy planning the event for…

Needlework Club helps Tucson children

Mary Cerny, Barb Poltl, Gwen Mowat and Max Perzan display a cloth bag.

Linda Freeman Mary Cerny, Barb Poltl, Gwen Mowat and Max Perzan of the Quail Creek Needlework Club spent Saturday, July 18 creating 49 drawstring bags for Tucson children. The club has supported Aviva Children’s Services for many years, but this was the first time members participated in the annual sew-a-thon at the Women’s Center in…

It was Christmas in July for local food bank

Left to right: Mary Anderson, Diane Dodd and Sylvia Perry took care of collecting cash and checks for the Christmas in July event; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee It may have been hot outside but the hearts of 47 Quail Creek Lady Putters were even warmer as they brought an early Christmas gift to the Green Valley/Sahuarita Food Bank. Donned in Christmas attire, or at least Christmas colors, the ladies brought not only food but also paper, cleaning and grooming supplies,…

TWOQC seeks donations for baby shower

Baby shower committee with donated stuffed animals and children’s books donated by Quail Creek Canadian winter visitors; books were written by Yasmin Thorpe, a TWOQC member.

Janice Pell April 18, the date of The Women of Quail Creek’s fourth annual baby shower for expectant mothers of military families, is fast approaching. Noah’s Ark is, once again, the fun theme. Usually a summer event, many of our winter visitors indicated a desire to be here and take part in making the shower…