Tag: The Women of Quail Creek

Bites, stings and scratches

Peggy McGee Naturalist Jeff Babson kept The Women of Quail Creek both entertained and informed when he talked about the things in the desert that bite, sting and scratch or for the unlucky victim, perhaps all of the above. Armed with a plethora of photos, Jeff, owner of Sky Island Tours, an environmental education and…

TWOQC November meeting

Janice Pell The Women of Quail Creek will meet November 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Madera Ballroom. Mark the date as it is earlier than usual because of the Thanksgiving holiday. The program for the evening will be The Best Hidden Treasures of Southern Arizona, presented by Jim Gressinger, a travel writer and the…

Her Honor the Judge explained life on the bench at TWOQC meeting

Happy door prize winners congratulated by Judge Royal. From left: Janice Pell, Judy Madison, Nancy Wilson, Nancy Jacobs and Judge Lisa Royal.

Janice Pell What are the distinctions between Municipal Courts and Justice Courts? The Women of Quail Creek learned the answers when Judge Lisa Royal, the guest speaker at their July meeting, gave an informative and fun talk about the interworking of the court system. Speaking both from a personal and professional standpoint, she sprinkled her…

TWOQC September meeting Dressing on a Shoestring

Dressing on a Shoestring will be the program for the September 28 meeting of The Women of Quail Creek. It will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the ballroom. Keeping up with the latest fashion trends can be expensive. Tammi Graham from JusTammi’s Boutique in Green Valley will demonstrate how to take clothing from past…

TWOQC hosts membership brunch

Janice Pell The annual Membership Appreciation Brunch for The Women of Quail Creek will take place on Monday, October 26 in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom. The festivities will start at 11:00 a.m. All members of the club and their guests are invited. Quail Creek women who have not previously attended a TWOQC function that are…

TWOQC August meeting to address Bites, Stings and Scratches

One of the interesting desert creatures less than friendly to people; photo by Pam and Joe Carlone

Janice Pell The Women of Quail Creek will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 31 in the ballroom. The program for the evening will be Bites, Stings and Scratches with naturalist Jeff Babson. In his presentation Jeff will investigate the plants and animals in the Sonoran Desert that protect themselves in ways that are…

Clothing and food drive set for October 31

Janice Pell Mark the date on the calendar. Saturday morning, October 31, The Women of Quail Creek will sponsor its sixth annual clothing and household goods drive to benefit homeless veterans and their families in the Tucson area. TWOQC volunteers will be in the front parking lot of the Madera Clubhouse from 9:00 until 11:00…

TWOQC celebrates the Fourth at summer luncheon

Uncle Sam was a big hit with the ladies. Front row from left: Celeste Kyle, Eileen Sykora and Judy Butler; back row: Pam Coulter and Sandi Beach.

Janice Pell The Women of Quail Creek members know how to party. TWOQC’s annual summer luncheon in June was a day of much laughter and fun. In keeping with the theme, American Cowgirls Celebrate the Fourth, 126 ladies came dressed wearing their finest western duds and patriotic colors. As they arrived, club photographer Eileen Sykora…

TWOQC new members hosted a tea

Janice Pell The Women of Quail Creek highly value their membership. In July the TWOQC board hosted the first ever New Members Tea for ladies that had joined the club between January and June of 2015. Since the club now has well over 300 members and continues to grow, it can be difficult for everyone…