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Olbeters are QCVGA champs and Air Force wins the battle

Charlie Shultheis The Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association (QCVGA) held its annual “Battle of the Branches” and “Club Championship” event at Quail Creek on Saturday, March 23. With 76 golfers playing on a beautiful Saturday morning, it was a fun and spectacular event. The format is individual play from either the silver or copper tees,…

Military Baby Shower diaper call

JoAnn Haberer If you’ve ever had a baby in disposable diapers you know how big a dent they make in your shopping budget. The Women of Quail Creek’s annual Military Baby Shower helps out local service men and women who are new parents by providing diapers from NB (newborn) to size 4. But we need…

Attention on deck – now hear this

Paul Engstrom Calling all Quail Creek U.S. Navy and Coast Guard veterans, reservists, retirees, family and friends to join together for an afternoon of food, good times and of course, sea stories. On Friday, May 3, you are invited to connect with shipmates at the Kino Conference Room from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Besides camaraderie,…

Honor Flight Mail Call: thank our veterans

The Honor Flight is taking 75 Korean War Veterans and Vietnam Veterans to Washington DC to visit memorials commemorating their service. The next chartered flight from Tucson Airport is April 23-24. On the return flight “Mail Call” is announced. The guardian for each veteran delivers a packet of notes from family, relatives, friends, The Women…

Attention on deck – now hear this

Paul Engstrom Calling all Quail Creek U.S. Navy and Coast Guard veterans, reservists, retirees, family and friends to join together for an afternoon of food, good times and, of course, sea stories. On Friday, May 3, you are invited to connect with shipmates at the Kino Conference Center from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Besides camaraderie,…

QCVGA opens registration for Battle of the Branches

Charlie Shultheis The Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association is sponsoring the annual Battle of the Branches Golf Tournament on Saturday, March 23, 2019, playing the Roadrunner and Quail courses. The event is open to all players. The Battle of the Branches is an annual golf course battle (individual play, net scores) between veterans of the…

Sun Lakes Rotary Club and Healing Vets present the Hooked on Healing Veterans Ride Feb. 23

This rapidly growing ride raises funds that go support our returning wounded veterans. One hundred percent of our ride proceeds go to the Phoenix program of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, a not-for-profit dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military personnel and disabled Veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including…

Toys for Tots

Representatives from the Marine Corps League in Green Valley shown with President-elect Joe Longo were delighted to receive 40 toys, a bag of cosmetics for the teenaged girls plus $300 in cash at a recent MOAA dinner. The gifts will have made some children very happy on Christmas morning. Photo by John McGee.

QCVGA Veteran’s Day Golf Tournament open to all

  Tom Haberer The 2018 Veterans Day Charity Tournament will be held at Quail Creek on Monday, November 12. It will include an 8:00 a.m. shotgun start for the 18-hole players and a 10:00 a.m. start for the 9-hole players. Both contests will be an inclusive four-person scramble format. All players will end up at…

Putters plan Moonlight Madness

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters will hold their annual Moonlight Madness competition on Tuesday, May 1. Check-in will take place between 7:00 and 7:15 p.m. with putting beginning around 8:00—after the full moon is up. During this competition, the ladies use their regular putting clubs but instead of a golf ball, they use a lighted…