Category: June 2022

Anza Athletic Club Class Descriptions

Body Blast T,TH 10 a.m. Lorraine Beaver. Work all muscle groups using high-volume reps and low resistance with dumbbell weights—a great workout geared to improving muscle tone and definition and cardiovascular fitness. Bring a mat and lots of water! Class limit 20. Chair Yoga SA 11 a.m. Angelika Adkins. A low-intensity exercise in which yoga postures…

A Cry for Help—Men Suffer, Too

Bobbi Gordon, YANA Chair Losing a spouse or life partner is a life-changing event that affects every facet of living. In an effort to help new widows living in Quail Creek, members of The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) created the outreach group known as YANA (You Are Not Alone). YANA members offer support to…

Jim Click Raffle Tickets for Scholarships

Nancy Jacobs The Women of Quail Creek’s Funding and Giving Committee will be selling Jim Click raffle tickets to help with our 2023 Scholarship Awards. The tickets will sell for $25 each (5 for $100) with the entire proceeds from the ticket sales going to scholarships. Tickets will be sold on the following dates and…

Putters Continue to Excel

Peggy McGee Perhaps it is the heat, but only four Lady Putters have gotten a hole-in-one on the money hole in the past month. The ladies on set-up duty believe that the money hole is the most difficult. Congratulations to Patty Hall, Janet Emigh, Mary Talton, and Char Brehm. Lynda Pilcher scored six holes-in-one on…

Relishing Pickleball: The Half Volley and the Drop Volley

David Zapatka Continuing our study of Pickleball Fundamentals: Master the basics and compete with confidence by Mary Littlewood, “As opposed to the volley, which is a shot taken when the ball is still in the air, the half volley is hit just after the ball has bounced. It is a reaction shot taken most often as…

Refresh Yourself and Your Garden

Bonnie Nowicki Time passes quickly when you are engrossed with tending your personal garden. Whether it be planting your newest acquisition, trimming dried palm fronds, or sweeping the driveway of pollen and pods from your mesquite tree, you are engaging with nature. That’s a good thing, and it should be invigorating. Your landscape is a…

Table Tennis Friends and Neighbors

Tom Herder Our featured players are Sue and Nick Kremer, spouses for 29 years. Hailing from Davenport, Iowa, the couple have been Quail Creek residents since 2015. Sue says, “I always have had fun playing ping pong at home with friends and family.” She is known for her fun and friendly personality while knocking the…

BFD Event Rocked the Range!

“I’ve lived here for 20 years and have attended a lot of great events, but this is the best thing I’ve ever seen in Quail Creek!” “When can we do this again!?” “What a great night!” “Can this be an annual event!?” “Loved every minute of it!” It was a great BFD (Bands, Food, Dancing)…

Another Reason to Celebrate!

Gloria Dible Fast on the heels of last month’s wildly successful Spring Hoedown, the Quail Creek Tennis Club braved the gusty weather during their annual Cinco de Mayo celebration. In a twist on the traditional date of May 5, this year’s event was actually held on the 8th of May, a particularly blustery day as it…