Tag: MOAA

Mix and Mingle Coming Soon

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will be hosting another Mix and Mingle on Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 2951 S. Camino Mercado in Green Valley. The Lodge is just off Camino del Sol, behind the gas station. The purpose of the Mix…

Coins for Cadets

Peggy McGee Every year, the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Green Valley Chapter, awards scholarships to graduating cadets from Sahuarita, Walden Grove, Rio Rico and Nogales High Schools and recognizes outstanding cadets at the end of each academic year. Despite the many challenges they have faced this year, and after a slow…

4th of July Food for the Troops Collection

Peggy McGee Quail Creek activities are starting to return to normal, enabling a more traditional Food for the Troops collection. On July 4, immediately after the flag raising ceremony at the clubhouse and until 9 a.m., the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association will be collecting non-perishable foods for the junior enlisted airmen at the…

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…