Tag: TWOQC

An expert shares the story of Navajo rugs

The upcoming Quail Creek Kino Lecture Series will premier with a talk by Navajo rug expert Steve Getzwiller of Nizhoni Ranch Gallery in Sonoita, on Monday, October 9, 2017, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Quail Creek Madera Ballroom. As one of the country’s top collectors, dealers and experts, Steve will share his extensive knowledge of…

No one was in Jeopardy during this good time

Pam “Alexa Trebek” Rodgers reveals an answer for contestants from the game board. Photo by Eileen Sykora

Diane Quinn What happens when a group of women designs a whole new program for The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC)? A really fun time, that’s what! Several members of TWOQC gathered in late July for an evening of Jeopardy hosted by none other than Pam “Alexa Trebek” Rodgers, president-elect of TWOQC. Six lucky contestants vied…

Help your community by supporting TWOQC upcoming events

Diane Quinn In coming months The Women of Quail Creek plan a number of events designed to support both the Green Valley/Sahuarita and Tucson communities. TWOQC has long prioritized philanthropy and community service as important parts of its mission. While we work on many of these projects, people throughout Quail Creek and beyond are encouraged…

The answer is—TWOQC plays Jeopardy in July

Pam “Alex Trebek” Rodgers and the real man himself; photo courtesy of Doug Mutter and Janice Swaim

Diane Quinn The Women of Quail Creek will play Jeopardy Quail Creek style at their July 31 program. Pam Rodgers, TWOQC President-Elect, will play the part of Alex Trebek and ask the question of participants. Using a big screen presentation created by member Marianne Cobarrubias, two games will be played with three contestants in each…

YOTO and TWOQC partner to collect school supplies

Photo by Diane Quinn

Diane Quinn In 2013, over 5,000 young people in Pima County were regarded as homeless. During the 2016-17 school year, more than 1,600 of those young people were enrolled in Youth On Their Own (YOTO), a program providing support to homeless or abandoned youth who are enrolled in schools throughout the county. YOTO believes that…

TWOQC awards new scholarship

Jasmine Spear, winner of TWOQC Women in Transition scholarship; photo by Eileen Sykora

Janice Pell Five women, ages 21 to 56, answered the call to apply for The Women of Quail Creek’s first scholarship for a woman in transition. These women had divergent backgrounds; single mom, veteran, single, stay at home moms, but they all had one thing in common, the desire to better themselves. They learned about…