Tag: MOAA

MOAA to Hold Spring Dinner at Quail Creek

Peggy McGee Before taking a summer break, the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association will be hosting a dinner on Tuesday, May 4, in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. Members and their guests will gather for a social period at 5 p.m., with dinner being served at 5:35 p.m. Social distancing rules will be in…

MOD Pizza Helps MOAA Scholarship Program

Peggy McGee As you know, higher education gets more expensive by the year. The Green Valley MOAA Chapter wanted to increase the amount of their JROTC scholarships by raising some extra money, without attempting a big fundraiser while COVID is still with us. It was MOD Pizza to the rescue. MOD Pizza, 18767 S Nogales…

MOAA Mix and Mingle to be Held in March

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association will hold a Mix and Mingle on Thursday, March 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge located at 2951 S Camino Mercado in Green Valley. The Elks Lodge is located off Camino del Sol, behind the gas station. The purpose of the Mix and…

MOAA Elects New Officers for 2021

New board members (left to right) Darren Venters, Jack Bundy, Nora Durham, Jadine Hilt, Peggy McGee, and Joe Longo are sworn into office by past president John McGee. (Photo by Betty Atwater)

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association installed its new and re-elected officers at its December luncheon. Of the 13 officers on the board, eight are Quail Creek residents. Two of the Quail Creekers hold distinguished positions. Guiding the operations of the chapter for the next year will be President: 1LT Joseph Longo; First Vice-President…

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…

MOAA Events Return to Quail Creek

Brigadier General Jeffrey L. Butler

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter was delighted when they learned that they could resume holding meetings in the Crystal Ballroom in 2021—that is assuming that the CDC or Arizona officials do not impose additional restrictions because of COVID-19. Their first event will be a luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 19 in the Madera Clubhouse. They…

MOAA Plans Holiday Luncheon

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association will be hosting a holiday luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Grill on the Green at Canoa Ranch in Green Valley. The event will begin with a social period at 11:30 a.m. with lunch being served at noon. Rumor has it that Santa will be there…

MOAA Luncheon Moved to a New Location

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association’s first event since the COVID-19 outbreak began will take place on Wednesday, September 23. Because of the need to open facilities incrementally, Quail Creek announced that outside groups would not be allowed to host events in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom for the remainder of 2020.…

MOAA Chapter Helps Women Warriors X2

(Left to right) Peggy McGee and Karen Kuciver hold the layette items for the new baby and his mom. (Photo by Pat Crutcher)

Peggy McGee Even though the Green Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) has not been able to meet for months, the stay-at-home restrictions did not dampen their commitment to help other veterans in their time of need. In late July, they had two requests for help from Women Warriors, a Tucson-based 501(c)(3)…