Quivira in Verse By Jeanne Jones

A Recap In May we spoke of dogs gone foul from scents acquired on the prowl In June the theme was leaves of three (In case you missed it, leave them be!) July held words on etiquette When cart meets car, no need to fret In August, bugs made me start swearin’ September’s highlight was [...]

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Photo by Susan Hidalgo

Gobble Wobble draws crowd on brisk Thanksgiving morning

For additional photos of the Lake Quivira Gobble Wobble 2014, go to: http://lqpc.smugmug.com/LakeQuiviraPhotos/LQ-Events-2014/Gobble-Wobble/

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Megan and Dustin Kohrs

Link – Kohrs Wedding

Tim and Anita Link announce the marriage of their daughter, Megan, to Dustin Kohrs, son of Kevin and Sandy Kohrs. Their wedding took place on July 19 at Our Lady of Sorrows, in Kansas City, with Father Michael Hawken and Deacon Tom Mulvenon co-officiating. Their guests were greeted with cocktails and appetizers on Lake Quivira’s [...]

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Jerald A. Burton, M.D., Ph.D. – Obituary

Jerald A. Burton, M.D., Ph.D. – Obituary

Jerald A. Burton, M.D., Ph.D. of Shawnee, a member of Lake Quivira, died November 17, 2014, at the Kansas City Hospice House after a very short illness. Jerry was born September 21, 1940 in North Kansas City, Missouri to Harold A. Burton and Virginia Boyd Burton. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Elizabeth Gosney [...]

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Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Wednesday, December 24, 5:30 p.m. Quivira Clubhouse This interdenominational service of Christian worship is open to all. Bring your family and invite your neighbors. A free-will offering will be evenly distributed to three charities in the city.

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Salvation Army Bell Ringing at Lake Quivira Thursday, December 11

Salvation Army Bell Ringing at Lake Quivira Thursday, December 11

Please give generously to the Men’s Bible Study bell ringers, who will ring for the Salvation Army at the gate and in front of of the Clubhouse during your morning and afternoon commute on December 11. Last year your generosity amounted to slightly over $7,000 for the good work of the Salvation Army, and we [...]

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Great deal for new members AND the members who recommend them

Great deal for new members AND the members who recommend them

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Mary Linda Boling introduces artist Clint Metcalf to Lake Quivira art enthusiasts.  His art may be viewed in the Lake Quivira Clubhouse. Photo by Susan Hidalgo

Clint Metcalf’s art on display in Clubhouse

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

December is time to join or renew Garden Club membership

By Barb Prater What a wonderful Quivira Garden Club year we have just experienced–events like Holiday Bazaar, Pontoon Crawl, and Homes Tour, informative meetings and seminars, and the most glorious, colorful floral plantings! All of these help make Quivira a most unique place to live. Membership in Garden Club is one way we can support [...]

Photo of the Month by Anita Wertz

November Photo Club meeting to feature sunsets

By Susan Hidalgo The LQPC October meeting was postponed due to the World Series. Come to  next month’s meeting on the second Tuesday of the month (November 11) at 7 p.m. at the Clubhouse, where Ann Gill will present the educational topic, Taking Great Sunsets. Autumn is a very nice time of the year to capture a [...]

Jody McCamish, QWGA 2014 Club Champion

QWGA women enjoy October closing day event

By Linda Cruse The Quivira Women’s Golf Association closed its 2014 season with a round of golf and a cocktail party on Tue., Oct. 7. Nine and 18-hole groups combined for a 12-hole golf scramble during the day and a meeting, awards ceremony and cocktail party held in the Clubhouse ballroom that evening. Awards were [...]