Tag: TWOQC

Four Local Teens Awarded TWOQC Scholarships

Alexandra Hernandez

Peggy McGee Before the deadline to apply for scholarships for the high school seniors arrived, COVID-19 closed the public schools. And the scholarship committee had only received one application between the two schools. Jadine Hilt and Kay Martens, co-chairs of the high school awards, had a challenge before them—getting in touch with the guidance staff…

TWOQC to Award Scholarships

Peggy McGee The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) are gearing up for their fifth annual scholarship awards ceremony on Monday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m., in the Madera Clubhouse ballroom. The entire Quail Creek community is invited to join them in the celebration, because it was through your generosity in supporting the Scholarship Committee’s fundraising…

2020 A Vision of Hope

Diane Gordon The Women of Quail Creek’s (TWOQC) Fashion Show for the American Cancer Society was a roaring success! Approximately 300 women enjoyed ten cancer-survivor models showing them gorgeous clothing from Nancy Pantz, which is located in the Continental Shopping Center. The women enjoyed a yummy salad lunch prepared and served by the Quail Creek…

Honor and Recognize Our Veterans with HSFA

Diane Gordon The Honor Flight Southern Arizona (HSFA) sponsors Honor Flights to Washington, D.C. These flights honor and recognize the sacrifice made by our veterans of wars, including WWII, Korean, and Vietnam wars. These veterans are selected by HSFA to participate in one of its sponsored flights to Washington, D.C. to see the war memorials.…

TWOQC’s Military Baby Shower

Diane Gordon Planning and hosting the 162 Wing Air National Guard’s annual baby shower has been a labor of love for volunteers of The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) for more than ten years. TWOQC’s Military Baby Shower committee, in conjunction with the Airman and Family Readiness Program from the Base, put on this annual…

Crocodiles, Stingrays, and Bats, Oh My!

Cindy Mayron Once upon a time—50 million years ago—crocodiles, stingrays, and bats inhabited southwestern Wyoming. Today their fossilized remains, plus those of turtles, fish, birds, insects, mammals, and plants are found on top of buttes at elevations of over 7,000 feet. Geologist Jerome Montgomery, Green River Stone quarry manager, will share the processes used to…