Category: August 2020

From The New Home Sales Team

We are open and excited to extend an invitation to visit our model homes and Sales Center at Quail Creek. Be assured that we are committed to the health and wellbeing of our customers, homeowners, employees, and guests, and continue to use the additional cleaning and employee protocols previously established so you will feel confident…

Time to Give Back to Your Community!

Quail Creek Election Committee The Quail Creek Property Owners Association (QCPOA) is seeking residents interested in running in the fall election for a volunteer resident member of Quail Creek board of directors. The newly elected candidate’s two-year term will begin January 1, 2021. To qualify, candidates must be homeowners in good standing and available to…

Waiting for My Next Poem to Arrive

Anne Grant I thought we had a date…. I waited, patiently I thought, for you to arrive I woke up before the sun, eagerly anticipating your arrival We wait for you on the patio…. Just so you know, We are out under the awning Just over there on the cozy couch Thankfully, we are in…

Word of the Month: Contumacious

David Zapatka Sister and reader Judy Haberstroh wrote after reading the June column, “This one is interesting. Initially I was leaning toward using ‘yet’ but once I saw the specific definition of ‘still,’ I felt that was the correct word. However, when talking, I would more likely place the word ‘still’ after ‘it’s’ rather than…

QCMGA Is Back!

QCMGA member, Bill Chapman, registering with Clay Harris and Martin Wibbenhorst for the first event on July 7.

Shel Zatkin, President, QCMGA The Quail Creek Men’s Golf Association started competition after a three month layoff because of restrictions relating to COVID-19.

Use Your “Noodle,” Stay Safe!

Kathi Urban Bobillot Hopefully, soon phrases like “wear a mask” and “social distancing” will be replaced with dance instructors’ favorites montras: “watch your posture” and “one more time.” Private lessons (one person or one couple), semi-private lessons (two or more couples), and group classes will resume as soon as possible. Mostly likely, private lessons will be approved first.…

QCMGA Scores

July 7 Flight 1: T1. Bill Sheppard / Scott Brannan -4 T1. Shel Zatkin / Doug Detman -4 3. Vance Gross / Tim Toon -3 Flight 2: 1. Larry Taylor / Tracey Austell -9 T2. Ron Hammond / Gaylord Lee -5 T2. Ralph Scafuri / Craig Parsons -5 T2. Randy Mathis / Gary Skinner -5…

Two-Cans for YOTO

Over the last few months, the inventory at the Mini Mall is depleted and little is left. Your donation of just two cans of food can help put food on the shelves at the YOTO Mini Mart!

Sue Ann Obremski and Diane Gordon Perhaps you know that one of the charities The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) support is Youth On Their Own (YOTO) at YOTO.org. There are 2,003 students grades six through 12 in the Pima County program; of those, 23 are in the Green Valley/Sahuarita area. Normally, at this time, TWOQC is collecting…

Gardening for the Love of Butterflies

Bonnie Nowicki, Master Gardener A recent butterfly article in the SanDiego News gave me cause for concern about the noticeable decrease of butterflies everywhere. The article centered their attention on the tiny Quino checkerspot. Its remaining habitats are under threat from development projects, and environmental groups have filed a petition to have this butterfly added…