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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…

QCVGA registering members for 2018

Charlie Shultheis It is once again time to register for the Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association (QCVGA) for 2018 Membership in the QCVGA allows you to be a participating member in an organization formed to foster the rules and camaraderie of golf and also to participate in social and charitable activities that help local military…

QCVGA sponsors Pearl Harbor Day golf event

Charlie Shultheis The Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association is sponsoring a Pearl Harbor Day Golf Tournament at the Haven Golf Course on Thursday, December 7, 2017. The Haven is located at 110 N. Abrego Drive in Green Valley. Check-in will start at 7:15 a.m. with a Shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. This tournament is open…

Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association continues support of the 162nd ANG Fighter Wing’s families

Charlie Shultheis As one of its missions, the Quail Creek Veterans Golf Association (QCVGA) provides recurring, charitable support to a number of military-related activities in the Tucson area. Among those are the 162nd ANG Fighter Wing Family Readiness Program, the Fisher House at Tucson VA Health Center, United Way for Women Warriors, Military Officers Association…

Veterans Appreciation Week happenings

Peggy McGee November is the month to pay tribute to all our veterans for their service to our country and often times to their communities after they have left the military. There will be a series of events in the Green Valley/Sahuarita area culminating on November 11. Unless indicated otherwise, all events are free. November…

All about the homeless veterans

Left to right: Jodi Frederick is all smiles as Peggy McGee and Jim Knox present her a check to support the special programs for the homeless veterans; photo by Betty Atwater.

Peggy McGee Jodi Frederick, clinical director of homeless programs at the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System, was the guest speaker at the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association dinner meeting on September 20. She was delighted to see the generosity of the members who brought cases of bottled water, snacks and other items…

A veteran tells her story

Cadets prepare to post the Colors; photo by Eileen Sykora

Peggy McGee May is traditionally the month when we honor our nation’s veterans. To help TWOQC have a more meaningful May meeting, the Sahuarita JROTC posted the Colors at the beginning of the meeting. The speaker, Jan Haeger, joined the Navy at age 18 to see the world, but alas, Navy policy said she could…

Tribute to Veterans also benefits scholars

The Gatekeepers at a recent concert; photo by Eileen Sykora

Diane Quinn How often do you get a chance to thank our service men and women, listen to inspiring music, enjoy a sporting event and raise money for student scholarships? Not often. But, beginning November 5 you can do just that. The Women of Quail Creek and the Sahuarita Educational Enrichment Foundation have teamed together…