Tag: Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association

Toys for Tots to Benefit from MOAA’s Generosity

Peggy McGee At their Veterans Day dinner, the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association of America remembered the less fortunate children in the area when they collected new toys for Christmas. The annual Toys for Tots collection is sponsored by the Tucson-based Marine Corps Reserve. Members not only bought toys, but also donated $454 to…

MOAA to Start 2022 with a Luncheon

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association of America will open 2022 with a luncheon at Dominick’s American Grill, 77 E. Paseo De Golf in Green Valley, on Jan. 18 at 11:30 a.m. The featured speaker will be Chris Arindell who will talk about the Japanese invasion of the Philippines on Dec. 8,…

How Do You Define Quail Creek? Generous!

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association sends its sincere appreciation to all the residents who supported their nonperishable foods collection, 50-50 raffle, and who made monetary donations to their annual 4th of July Food for the Troops collection. Grocery items totaled approximately 140 pounds and there was $1,040 donated in cash and checks.…

MOAA Elects New Officers for 2021

New board members (left to right) Darren Venters, Jack Bundy, Nora Durham, Jadine Hilt, Peggy McGee, and Joe Longo are sworn into office by past president John McGee. (Photo by Betty Atwater)

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association installed its new and re-elected officers at its December luncheon. Of the 13 officers on the board, eight are Quail Creek residents. Two of the Quail Creekers hold distinguished positions. Guiding the operations of the chapter for the next year will be President: 1LT Joseph Longo; First Vice-President…

All about services for blind vets

  Peggy McGee Diane Kellermeyer, Chief Southwestern Blind Rehabilitation Center at the Tucson VA hospital, was the speaker at the January meeting of the Green Valley Chapter, Military Officers Association. The requirement to help those blinded by their military service was established on January 8, 1944 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt decreed that “no blinded…

Therapeutic Riding of Tucson to benefit from luncheon

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Auxiliary will be sponsoring a fundraising luncheon on Tuesday, February 27 at noon in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom. Doors will open for a period of socializing at 11:30 a.m. The Auxiliary’s goal is to raise funds for the Heroes on Horses program sponsored…

Military officers plan luncheon

  Peggy McGee As a departure from the usual dinner meetings, the Green Valley Chapter, Military Officers Association will hold a luncheon meeting at noon on Tuesday, January 23 in Ballroom No. 3. Guest speaker will be Diana S. Kellermeyer, Chief, Blind Rehabilitation Service and the Southwestern Blind Rehabilitation Center (SWBRC) at the Southern Arizona…

USAA Grant meant more turkeys for the troops

  Peggy McGee To complement the funds raised during the fourth of July Food for the Troops collection at Quail Creek, USAA provided a grant that enabled the Green Valley Chapter, Military Officers Association (MOA) to purchase 30 premium turkeys and 30 commissary cards. The turkeys, ranging in weight from 9.2 to 17.62 pounds, will…

July 4th Food For The Troops collection a huge success

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association expresses its sincere appreciation to the many Quail Creek residents who supported this year’s Independence Day food drive. The annual Food for the Troops collection at Quail Creek over the Fourth of July period managed to exceed what was donated in 2016 which was a record…