By Jim Regan

LQ Triathlon August 30, 2014

To see additional photos from the triathlon, visit the Lake Quivira Photo Club website, http://lqpc.smugmug.com/LakeQuiviraPhotos/LQ-Events-2014 and click on any of the seven galleries devoted to this year’s event.

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Fred Gilhousen took this shot from his Kaw Lane East deck on Sunday, August 31, when as many as 50 people at a time enjoyed the water below during their  Memorial Day staycation.

Party Cove!

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The team of Gabby Keiffer and Bob Borberg, both of Lake Quivira, earned the title of Nationals Champions in Adult/Child 2x at the US Rowing Master’s Nationals, held August 14-17 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Bob also won National Champion in Men’s Master’s 1x.

Lake Quivira’s National Championship Rowers

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Calling all dancers!

Calling all dancers!

Miss Tina will begin a 12-week session this fall, from September 11 through December 4, on Thursdays from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. We will do tumbling, ballet and tap, in addition to a song and rhythm and coordination work. The last lesson will be a show for the parents. I hope your child will join [...]

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NEW YEAR’S EVE MASQUERADE BALL

NEW YEAR’S EVE MASQUERADE BALL

NEW YEARS EVE 2014 Masquerade Ball Lake Quivira Country Club $1000 Top Sponsor Tables Available – TEN ONLY* * Will sell out. First come first serve table assignments. Please contact Steve Terbovich to make reservations @ 913-645-0306

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From left: Jim Hamil, Chris Becicka, Jackie Jones,  Mary Linda Boling (standing)

Guest artist Jim Hamil entertains, charms crowd at opening night reception

By Mary Linda Boling The Great Room emitted a warm atmosphere. The guests filtered in. The artwork dazzled. And the artist, Jim Hamil, charmed. On July 30 the Arts Club of Lake Quivira presented an artist reception for our current artist, the iconic Kansas watercolorist, Jim Hamil. Guests enjoyed a lovely display of appetizing cheese [...]

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Laurie Walker (left) strikes a fierce pose with Deb Beyer, Annie Brown and Kem Anderson.

With Laurie Walker at the helm, more LQ women golfers now enjoy “A League of Their Own”

By Dawn Gabel Thursday nights on the golf course have been busy and bright. Pink, purple, blue clad ladies, along with their bright smiles and laughter, have lit up the 98-member-strong Ladies League, and Laurie Walker is responsible for turning the wattage up. “Thursday ladies league is without question the best and most popular program [...]

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Photo of the Month by Dan Witt

Photo Club members urged to submit travel photographs for next Clubhouse gallery

By Susan Hidalgo The LQ Photo Club welcomed three more members (everyone is always welcome). We shared vacation photos from several members and discussed photographing people outdoors. Tips included: As direct sunlight is directional and harsh, find shade or cloud cover. Use your flash to fill in shadows created by the sun. Use a reflector [...]

Jim Crist, a Johnson County Master Gardener, spoke about Permaculture at the August 21 Garden Club meeting. Pictured with Anne Gill. Photo by Beth Hall.

New LQ teen service organization helping out at Pontoon Crawl

By Gayle Best We are pleased to have the “just being formed” Lake Quivira Teen Service Organization helping us with our beach Boardwalk Games, one of the highlights of the September 6 Pontoon Crawl taking place from 6 to 11 p.m. A portion of boardwalk games ticket purchases (5 games for $5) will benefit the [...]

Darlene Watts scored a hole-in-one during the guest day on August 19.

Jody McCamish earns “QWGA Club Champion’ title

By Linda Cruse Congratulations to our 2014 club champion, Jody McCamish. Jody was first in the championship flight in the two-day competition held August 5-6. Flight winners were: 1st flight – Alexis Wolfe; 2nd flight – Betsy Vossman; 3rd flight – Donna Williams; and 4th flight – GeGe Rieke. Other winners were: 1st flight – [...]

August: Big month for men’s golf at Quivira

By John Carson The month started out with the QMGA’s Member/Member Tournament.  Because of rain, the usual weekend tournament ended up being held on two consecutive Saturdays. Other than the rain, the weather was very pleasant for August in Kansas. The winners of each day’s events and the overall winners are shown below. Round 1- [...]

LQ TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS 9-20-2014

After a summer of tennis, it is time to see who will bring home the trophy of 2014! I am bringing back an old tradition that has been missing from the summer, CLUB CHAMP! The entries will be as follows: 10 and under, 12 and under, 13 to 17 year old, boys and girls singles [...]

Tennis Talk

By Tim Oberhelman, LQ Tennis Pro What a summer! We had a great summer of tennis and weather in 2014, and I hope to keep it going year round. The club tennis championships have been rescheduled for the 3rd weekend of September, so find a partner and get your kids signed up. This will only [...]

Pontoon Crawl 2014 – Don’t Miss It!

Pontoon Crawl 2014 – Don’t Miss It!

By Ron Bower

Shutterbugs snap the pops and flash of the fireworks on the 4th

For additional Fireworks by the Lake Quivira Photo Club, go to http://lqpc.smugmug.com/LakeQuiviraPhotos/July-4th-2014-Fireworks/

Last months assignment was “Vanishing Point,” illustrated by Terry Barnett’s photo. All are welcome to our August 12th meeting—7 pm at the Clubhouse.

A Kodak moment from the Photo Club