Drawing Bored by Bob Lee

Drawing Bored by Bob Lee

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Lighting of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree / Mothers’ Club Christmas Party

Lighting of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree / Mothers’ Club Christmas Party

Photos by Susan Hidalgo and Ron Bower. For more photos of the party, go to http://lqpc.smugmug.com/LakeQuiviraPhotos/LQ-Events-2014/Mothers-Club-Christmas-Party-201/

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Shane St. Clair

Shane St. Clair, 46, Shawnee, KS, member of Lake Quivira, died December 18, 2014. Visitation was held December 27, followed by Mass at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Memorials made be made to the Kathy St. Clair Inspiration Fund.

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Harvey Lee Baker – Obituary

Harvey Lee Baker, formerly of Lake Quivira, passed awayDecember 9, 2014, at Foxwood Springs, Raymore, MO. He was born May 3, 1917, in Kansas City, KS, to Anna Mae Harvey and Leo F. Baker. He was a direct descendant of James McHenry, who along with Thomas Jefferson wrote a large part of the U.S. Constitution. [...]

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Quivira in Verse By Jeanne Jones

An Ode to Snowbirds (with apologies to Clement Clarke Moore) Tis the month after Christmas, and all ‘round the lake Not a creature is stirring, not even a snake Quivirans are tucked in their houses so tight The sun is a no-show; at 4, it is night. The lake is subzero, the wind even worse [...]

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Roger Blessing (Lakeview) and Dana Despain (LQ)

LQ Women’s Bible Study group spreads holiday cheer to former Quivirans now living at Lakeview Village

It seems like forever–or at least since July of 2014–that we have been inundated with how to spend money in order to celebrate the “glory and spirit” of the holidays. We see lots of smiling faces and hear people talking about holiday cheer with their great expectations for a brand new year. All of these [...]

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When Cross-Lines called, LQ responded—with 800 coats

When Cross-Lines called, LQ responded—with 800 coats

I would like to thank everyone with Lake Quivira that helped support the Cross-Lines Christmas Store this year. Because of your support, Cross-Lines provided Christmas to over 500 Wyandotte County families, including 1,265 children. One of our biggest needs this year was coats for children and teens. Everyone at Cross-Lines was extremely worried that we [...]

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Men’s Bible Study bell ringers set new record

Men’s Bible Study bell ringers set new record

As you’re probably aware, the bell ringing for the Salvation Army by the Quivira Men’s Bible Study went extremely well this year. It would appear that after some late donations, the total amount raised will be in excess of $8500. This is another record, and we are extremely grateful to the wonderful people at Lake [...]

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Next Clubhouse display to feature husband/wife artists

Next Clubhouse display to feature husband/wife artists

Our next Artist Reception for the Lake Quivira Rotating Art Program is Wednesday, January 21. We will have an interesting opportunity to meet a pair of talented artists that happen to be a married couple. Each brings a unique approach to their artistic expression, which they will be happy to share with our group at [...]

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Nominees sought for Spirit of Quivira award

Nominees sought for Spirit of Quivira award

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Nominating Committee seeks candidates for Q. Inc. Board

Election fort the Q. Inc. Board of Directors There will be three positions on the Quivira, Inc. Board of Directors up for election at the annual membership meeting in March.  All foundation members and spouses are eligible to serve as Foundation Directors.  The Nominating Committee consists of Chair, John Cotter, Jerry Neill, Nancy Hyde, Brady [...]

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Photo of the Month

Jim Regan shares travel photo hints with LQ photographers

By Susan Hidalgo LQPC photographer Jim Regan talked about  travel photography. Following are a few of his tips: Capture the culture and tell a story. Travel light: take one big camera and a small camera to streamline the weight. Take extra photo cards (16 GB). Research the country–specific areas and details of interest. Use icons [...]

Outgoing Garden Club president addresses ‘State of the Garden Club’

By Gayle Best As outgoing Garden Club President, I want to welcome the 2015 officer group: President, Peggy Hughes; Vice-President, Jeannie Gardner; Recording Secretary, Linda Cruse; Corresponding Secretary, Kathy Steinegar; Treasurer, Becky Merwald. This is a very talented and capable group of individuals who will carry on the Garden Club objective, which is to study, [...]

Calling all dancers!

Calling all dancers!

By Tina Mullinix I hope you all had a wonderfully blessed Christmas. We begin our winter/spring session on Thursday, January 15, from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. The 12-week session will end on April 30 with a recital for the families.We will take the month of March off as I am out of town. You may [...]

Tennis Talk – December 2014

There is some news to report since last month that I hope you will enjoy. OP racket club was purchased by a tennis organization that has taken over the building and the courts for junior development. This is going to be a great move for the kids that are part of the K-CUT tennis organization. [...]

Travel Photography is topic of January Photo Club meeting

By Susan Hidalgo Anne Gill presented a thorough lesson on taking sunset photos.  Here are a few tips: * Determine the time of sunset. Be there one-half hour before sunset and stay after the sun sets. * Find a vantage point * Best sunsets are evening rainy days * Shoot something in the foreground to [...]

Instructions

Lady Golfers: Sign up on QWGA website to receive information

By Linda Cruse Be connected to QWGA by signing up on the QWGA website! It’s easy to sign up and you will receive golf league information automatically via e-mail. It’s easy as 1-2-3 (see instructions below). The website address is www.qwga.wordpress.com. The website will be QWGA’s primary means of communications for both 18-hole and 9-hole [...]

QMGA: It’s a wrap for 2014

By Jack Carson The QMGA events finished up with the Closing Day Tournament and election of three board members. John Beck, Jim Wise and Warren McCamish’s terms on the board had  expired. The membership wishes to thank them for all of their efforts put forth for the organization for the past three years. Newly elected [...]

Photo by Susan Hidalgo

Garden Club Bazaar Kicks off the 2014 Holiday Season

By Gayle Best The Holiday Bazaar held November 21 and 22 was a huge success, attended by 1,140 shoppers. As Bazaar Chair, I received unsolicited feedback from many of our vendors that the LQ Bazaar is their favorite of the year, which is a direct reflection of our community and volunteer effort. We should be [...]

Castle on the Hill

Garden Club Holiday Party to be held at the “Castle on the Hill” December 15

By Gayle Best We have a special treat for our 2014 Garden Club members and spouses! On Mon., Dec. 15, our annual Garden Club Holiday Party will be held at the home of Dennis Langley and Lyn Shaw, 5225 Renner Road,  from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Many of you see their home from afar, as [...]