DRAWING BORED BY BOB LEE

DRAWING BORED BY BOB LEE

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Quivira Archaeology

Quivira Archaeology

I entertained three of my great-nephews ,ages, 4, 5.5 and 7, the Monday of spring break. Luckily the weather was sunny, permitting us to explore the shoreline at Blessing Park. Loosely, we were looking for clam shells and driftwood, but open to other treasures (Ian, the 7-year-old, is interested in archaeology). Since the water level [...]

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Lake Quivira Foundation…preserving our past, investing in our future

By Beth Hall At the Annual Membership Meeting on March 30, Brad Botteron introduced an exciting opportunity for Lake Quivira members to invest in preserving the beauty, amenities and values of our community: The Lake Quivira Foundation. A video ex-plained the mission of the foundation is to provide Quivirans with philanthropic opportunities to help ensure the beauty and amenities of the community are [...]

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Photo by Ron Bower

Triathlon 2015

Save the Date! Saturday, September 5, 2015

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Look What’s Cookin’ at the Clubhouse

Look What’s Cookin’ at the Clubhouse

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Paula Kaye (Plumer) Kramer – Obituary

Paula Kaye (Plumer) Kramer – Obituary

Paula Kaye (Plumer) Kramer, formerly of Lake Quivira, died March 7, 2015, at her home in Basehor, KS, surrounded by loved ones. Paula was born November 17, 1950, in Ponca City, OK., the only child of Paul and Irene Plumer. Two years after the death of her father in 1962, Paula and Irene moved to [...]

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Arnold Henry Bock – Obituary

Arnold Henry Bock – Obituary

Arnold Henry Bock of Lenexa, formerly of Lake Quivira, passed away peacefully on March 13, 2015. Arnold was born in Hermann, MO, on November 14, 1923. He attended the University of Missouri and graduated with honors (Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon and Pi Mu Epsilon) with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He also [...]

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Country Club member and former resident Dan Witt photographs  nature, especiallly the wetland birds at Lake Quivira and near his  present home of Hoisington, Kansas. Pictured here: sandhill cranes.

In ‘shooting the birds,’ Dan Witt’s weapon of choice is a camera with a big lens

By Dawn Gabel “When you can capture a flying bird and stop the blur of the wings, it is a beautiful thing,” says Dan Witt, off-lake member and avid photographer who lives in central Kansas, 240 miles from Lake Quivira. Dan and his wife Sandra lived on the lake from 1986 through 1990, when life [...]

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Quivira Marketplace – April 2015

1971 BOSTON WHALER: Needs work but good engine. $1,000 or first offer. TUF STUFF HOME GYM: Free Weights/Bench, $250. MONGOOSE MOUNTAIN BIKE: $30. Jeff Kembel, 913-269-8579913-269-8579. 4/15 2007 20 FT. PONTOON BOAT: Needs new upholstery. $2,000. Call Paula, 913-232-9870913-232-9870. 4/15 BOATS FOR SALE: 16’ Skeeter Bass Boat, $4000; and 40TH ANNIVERSARY BOSTON WHALER, $7500. Both [...]

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LQ Staff members undergo First Aid/CPR/AED training

On March 4, twenty Lake Quivira managers/key staff members participated in a First Aid/CPR/AED training seminar in the Clubhouse. Those in attendance were as follows: Golf Maintenance – Jeff Eldridge, Randy Heintz, Brad Lackey, Nick Hunter, Adam Gosha; Security – Kathy Niemeyer, Brenda Bernhardt, Necole Boolin; Lake Maintenance – Gary Anderson; Golf Shop – Tom [...]

Chris Rone, LQ Fishing Club president, shows off one of the trout. Kurt Rone, Chris’ brother, is Fishing Club vice president. The Rone brothers are  off-lake members and sons of Quivira residents, Wendell & Gail Rone.

One hundred trout take up residence in the Lake—temporarily

3-19-2015: We had a successful trout delivery into the breeding pond today! The invoice says 81 trout, but the driver said they netted over 100 for us. There are maybe 8 or more Golden trout included.They are big trout, averaging 3-4 pounds, some up to 7 pounds. The driver called them “line busters,” and they [...]

Quivira Marketplace – March 2015

2004 BOSTON WHALER 13 SPORT: 1 owner, overall good condition, tripod stainless steel ski pylon, Yamaha 3 cylinder. Includes factory trailer, lights all work, Bimini top. $8000. Jeff, 913-208-0109 or 913-208-8971. 3/15 BOATS FOR SALE:1997 Hobie Wave sailboat, 14 ft with trailor. $1500 as is. 1971 Boston Whaler, 11 ft. Best offer. Contact Bridget at [...]

Quivira at a Crossroads (Letter to the Editor)

By Larry Meeker I read last month’s President’s Report with great interest and confess I’m the member who “backslapped” the 2008 McGladrey Report. Let me put my backslapping in context. Reading the President’s Report in the February Quiviran, it sounds like we’re at “The ‘T’ in the Road” of crisis and “mediocrity,” and it all [...]

New ideas for Golf Committee, Pro Shop and Half-way House (Letter to the Editor)

By Bruce Braun I made provocative recommendations during the February 24 Board meeting in response to the February 22 Town Hall Meeting, during which many of us learned of a $450,000 golf course capital improvement project proposed by the Golf Committee, but yet to be supported by the Board of Directors. The Golf Committee chairman [...]

The ‘good fortune’ of discovering Lake Quivira (Letter to the Editor)

By Chuck White We discovered and moved into Lake Quivira in 1987. Even our little Yorkie fell in love with the location and adapted very quickly. We were already empty nesters with our youngest attending Baker University. It took about eighteen months for us to find time to get into many activities. We have since [...]

Editorial

Editorial: Here’s how you can weigh in on any of this month’s Letters to the Editor—or other articles or topics affecting Quivirans. 1. Write your own Letter to the Editor and send it to Quiviran@kc.rr.com. I’ll post it on the Quiviran.com website as soon as I receive it. 2. Go to Quiviran.com to respond to [...]

The Power of Community (Letter to the Editor)

The Power of Community (Letter to the Editor)

By Tray and Lisa Vedock, Claire, Grace, Sophie and Olivia Our family moved permanently to Lake Quivira this past summer after falling in love with the lake and the community the previous year as off-lake members. Having both grown up in small towns in Kansas, Lake Quivira fulfills the craving we have for the quaintness, [...]