Category: July 2021

Monsoon 2021: What You Should Know

Marilu Trainor Sean Benedict, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service (NWS) Phoenix office, shares information about the upcoming 2021 Monsoon season in Arizona. Q: Tell us about the upcoming monsoon season in Arizona? The North American Monsoon System (NAMS), which includes Arizona, is based on a calendar system. NAMS runs from June 15 through…

Happy Birthday to you!

Still Going Strong Ellen Sussman On June 18, the Posada Life Centenarian Committee visited Quail Creek resident Grace Thompson on her 104th birthday. The committee presented Grace with a gift basket of a personal-size bundt cake, a chocolate bar, an embroidered handkerchief, a faux flower plant, a centenarian certificate, and letters from local officials. Grace and her…

Lady Putters “Family” Reunion

Peggy McGee After an almost 15 months wait, the Lady Putters were finally able to meet again to putt as a group. It was a very joyful morning when ladies who had not seen one another for over a year were able to exchange hugs and smiles as they gathered on the green. Thirty women braved…

Coins for Cadets

Peggy McGee Every year, the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Green Valley Chapter, awards scholarships to graduating cadets from Sahuarita, Walden Grove, Rio Rico and Nogales High Schools and recognizes outstanding cadets at the end of each academic year. Despite the many challenges they have faced this year, and after a slow…

2021 Arizona Diamondbacks Bus Trips to Chase Field

Nancy Planck, Member Services Join us for an Arizona Diamondbacks game this season! Only 50 tickets are available for each game, so sign up early to guarantee your spot. Pre-payment is due when you sign up. Official game tickets will be handed out when you board the bus. Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early…

Spotlight on Advertiser: On the Go, With Arizona GO!

David Taylor A new airport transportation service is available for Quail Creek called Arizona GO! Owners Greg and Robin Williams started their company in May 2018 serving the six major 55 and older communities of Northwest Tucson, including Robson’s SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch. As business quickly grew, they opened up to the Casa Grande area with Robson Ranch since they always…

Arizona’s Summer Heat Continues

Marilu Trainor Sean Benedict, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service Phoenix office, shares answers about the expected summer heat in Arizona and trends for the future. Q: What are the National Weather Service’s long-term predictions for 2021’s summer heat? The latest forecast from the Climate Prediction Center has odds tilted in favor of above…