Category: September 2022

Lockboxes Can Help in Case of an Emergency

The Green Valley Fire District and the Green Valley Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers urge you to consider installing your own home safety lockbox. In an emergency, such as a fire, a medical trauma, an accidental fall, home attack, or similar situation, a home lockbox enables first responders to retrieve a spare key to your home. The…

TWOQC Showers Local Teachers

Peggy McGee After a couple months of planning and three weeks of collecting needed supplies, The Women Of Quail Creek (TWOQC) Community Outreach Committee held a surprise shower for 21 teachers at the Continental Elementary School. The teachers had been told to meet in the Community Board Room at the school at 1 p.m. There…

Relishing Pickleball: The Real Pickleball Story

David Zapatka Many people believe pickleball was named after founder Joel Pritchard’s dog who was named Pickles. Not true! Joel Pritchard’s son, Frank, recently came clean about the real reason the sport was named pickleball. It was a hot July afternoon on Bainbridge Island, Wash., in 1965 and 13-year-old Frank Pritchard was bored. He whined…

Linda Ronstadt—The Tribute Concert

Join us for Linda Ronstadt—The Tribute Concert on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, produced by TAD Management, in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom. There will be a cash bar starting at 6 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $29. A native of Tucson, Linda Ronstadt is recognized as one…

A Legend in His Own Time

Janet Johnson On Aug. 25 members of the 18-hole Quail Creek Ladies Golf Association presented Harvey Trott with the biggest congrats/thank you card they could find. Harvey has been serving the Quail Creek community for 20 years! After retiring from his very demanding career, he and his wife Carolyn moved to QC and Harvey started…

Athletic Club Updates

Don Beaver, Director of Fitness Hello to all QC residents from the Anza Athletic Club. Despite the seasonal slowing down of activity during the summer, your athletic facilities and services were constantly being addressed, as identified below: Anza Athletic Center * Approximately 100 group exercise classes are offered each and every month that identify with…