Tag: Women of Quail Creek

Check your closets for upcoming VA clothing drive

Volunteers sort men’s clothing during last year’s drive. Photo by Eileen Sykora

Diane Quinn Time is drawing near for The Women of Quail Creek’s annual Clothing and Household Goods Drive to benefit the Tucson Veterans Hospital program for homeless and recently housed veterans. On Saturday, October 21, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Creative Arts and Technology Center parking area, volunteers will be collecting and packaging donations…

Tiniest Patriots Baby Shower a huge success

Diane Quinn Twenty-nine military families have a lot of new items to share with their new bundles of joy. From diapers to clothing and just about everything in between, young moms and dads affiliated with the 162nd Wing of the National Guard in Tucson took home hundreds of items for their newborns. For several months…

Help fight cancer and look sharp doing it

Nearly 300 gathered for the 2016 fashion show; photo by Eileen Sykora

Diane Quinn The Women of Quail Creek and Relay for Life are sponsoring the Power of Purple luncheon and fashion show on Friday, February 24. This annual event has proven to be one of the most popular and most successful fundraising events in Quail Creek. Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society and help to…

The Color Red

Yasmin John-Thorpe Have you ever wondered about the importance of the color red in culture and artistic expression? The Women of Quail Creek present Diane Foray on January 30, 2017 at Madera Clubhouse in the ballroom at 10:00 a.m. Ms. Foray is a docent with the Tucson Museum of Art (TMA) and will visit Quail…

TWOQC participates in Memorial Day Recognition

With approximately 300 people in attendance, The Women of Quail Creek laid a wreath at Green Valley Cemetery during the annual Memorial Day tribute to our nation’s fallen. Peggy McGee represented TWOQC at the annual event and placed a wreath made by TWOQC member Sandi Beach. The event was marked by an F-16 flyover from…

Clothing and household goods drive for homeless veterans

Janice Pell It’s hard to think of warm clothes when the weather is sizzling, but fall and winter will soon be here bringing cool days and cold nights. The Women of Quail Creek will sponsor their annual clothing and household goods drive for homeless veterans in the Tucson area on October 31. Mark the date…

TWOQC summer luncheon

Folklorico dancers to perform at TWOQC luncheon.

Janice Pell Monday, June 29 The Women of Quail Creek will have a summer luncheon in the Ballroom. The theme for the day will be American Cowgirls Celebrate the Fourth. Ladies are encouraged to dress in the spirit of the day by donning western duds and/or wearing patriotic colors. Photos will be taken. The bar…

TWOQC enjoy spring outing

Ladies learn about artist Ted DeGrazia.

Janice Pell It was a perfect sunny spring day in March when The Women of Quail Creek took their annual field trip. Traveling by buses, 93 members of the club visited both the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun and the Tucson Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures. At both museums groups enjoyed guided tours that…

Honor flight to Washington DC

Peggy McGee On April 18, 72 World War II veterans will be traveling to Washington, DC to see their memorial courtesy of the Southern Arizona Honor Flight program. Honor Flight Network is a nonprofit organization created solely to honor America’s WWII veterans for all their sacrifices. The cost per person is $1000 but each veteran…