Tag: TWOQC

TWOQC recognizes Veterans

  Diane Quinn The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) participated in the Veterans Day memorial wreath laying held at Green Valley Cemetery. The annual recognition and remembrance of those who have served our country was held November 11. Five members of TWOQC are veterans: Laurie Brown, Marine Corps; Laura Colbert, Navy; Marianne Faust and Julie…

TWOQC membership Spooktacular brunch

  Diane Quinn Over 200 members of The Women of Quail Creek got into the Halloween spirit during their October 30 Membership Brunch. The women, many in costume or festive garb, celebrated the activities of the social and charitable organization while dining on a light brunch. Carol Mutter, president of TWOQC, recognized the many volunteers…

Oktoberfest an Über success

  Diane Quinn Oktoberfest came to Quail Creek on Sunday, October 29. The festival celebrating German fun, food and beverage was sponsored by The Women of Quail Creek as a fundraiser for the organization’s scholarship fund. The evening began with pretzel and beer tasting and an opportunity for those attending to vie for a variety…

Arizona Jaguars: A Future in Limbo

  Jean Tittle Hunted and poisoned to near extinction throughout the 20th century, Arizona jaguars have declined dramatically to only four verified sightings in the past 20 years. Listed as an endangered species in 1997, jaguars and their future in our state remain at high risk. What can be done to protect them and increase…

Youth On Their Own to benefit from holiday spirit

Members of TWOQC have created holiday cards which include a student name and information.

Diane Quinn The Women of Quail Creek and their friends will sponsor 250 students participating in Youth On Their Own (YOTO) this holiday season. Each student will receive a holiday gift bag specifically tailored to their likes, hobbies and needs. Members of TWOQC have created holiday cards which include a student name and information about…

2017-18 Kino Lecture Series successfully launched

Bonnie Hyra Monday evening October 9, nationally recognized Navajo Rug expert Steve Getzwiller kicked off the first of three educational lectures co-sponsored by QC’s Education Committee and TWOQC’s Scholarship Committee. Getzwiller shared his extensive knowledge of Navajo weavings while the audience was treated to an “up close and personal” examination of rugs from his Nizhoni…

Gingerbread Holiday Luncheon is coming for TWOQC

These gingerbread men will be raffled at the December 11 holiday luncheon; photo by Diane Quinn

Diane Quinn The Women of Quail Creek will have a gingerbread themed holiday luncheon and program on Monday, December 11 in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom. The luncheon begins at noon with a menu of traditional turkey breast with cranberry walnut dressing, mashed potatoes with gravy and house-made cranberry sauce. Dessert will feature gingerbread cookies with…

Youth On Their Own benefit from multiple TWOQC projects

Diane Quinn Thanks to the support of Quail Creek residents, Youth On Their Own (YOTO) has received hundreds of school supplies. As a YOTO partner in southern Arizona, The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) has helped facilitate the local school supply drive to support YOTO students. Several deliveries of school supplies have been made to…