Lake Quivira Holiday Bazaar Open to the Public

Lake Quivira Holiday Bazaar Open to the Public

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Gobble Wobble 2014

Gobble Wobble 2014

By Bob Lee On Thanksgiving Day morning, beginning at 9AM, the 34th annual running of the Gobble Wobble will take place in front of our Clubhouse. Regardless of weather conditions, a shotgun start will signal the event, a walk/run trek around the lake. Approximately 300 Quivirans and guests made the trip last year. While some [...]

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By Nancy Hyde October 18, 2014: another fabulous autumn day for the Saddle Club’s annual Pumpkin Patch. And what fun it was! The Pumpkin Patch is a fundraiser for the Saddle Club, and the proceeds are used exclusively for the upkeep of the land and structures. We greatly appreciate the support that Quivira members give [...]

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William D. Mason – Obituary

Former Quiviran William D. Mason, Emeritus Professor of Pharmacy (UMKC) and drug research scientist (founder and CEO of KCAS 1979-1998), died Oct. 7, 2014. Born Dec. 17, 1941, in Chillicothe, OH, to William R. and Lena Mason; he grew up in the nearby small town of Mt. Sterling. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio State [...]

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James Philip “Phil” Kirk, Jr. – Obituary

Former Quiviran James Philip “Phil” Kirk, Jr., 76, passed away October 23, 2014, at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Phil was born December 30, 1937, in Kansas City, Missouri, to his parents, James and Elizabeth Kirk. Along with his brothers, Frank and Mike Kirk, Phil grew up just off Wornall Road in the Brookside [...]

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Sponsor a friend for Quivira membership

Sponsor a friend for Quivira membership

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Artist Reception November 12 at the Clubhouse

Artist Reception November 12 at the Clubhouse

By Mary Linda Boling Introducing Clint Metcalf, our newest Lake Quivira rotating art program artist, whose paintings delight the eye with color, movement and texture. As with many artists, Clint is inspired by the natural world around him. In his artist’s statement he says, “All of my work reflects my deep love of the natural [...]

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On June 24, Sharon Rensenhouse posted on Facebook: “My first shopping trip for my pilgrimage through Spain.”

Sharon Rensenhouse walks 750 km on the Camino de Santiago

By Dawn Gabel Sharon Resenhouse now knows every ounce is serious when you commit to walking the Camino de Santiago, also known at the Way of St. James, located mostly in Spain. Hence, the guide book for the trail, which has a detailed list of kilometers between villages, ended up shredded with only a few [...]

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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 [...]

Garden Club November meeting to be brief and informal

By Gayle Best There will be a brief Garden Club meeting Thurs., Nov. 20, at 10  a.m., to vote on the 2015 slate of officers and the 2015 budget. The nominating committee has presented the following slate of officers: President – Peggy Hughes; Vice-President – Jeannie Gardner; Treasurer – Becky Merwald; Recording Secretary – Linda [...]

Charlene Brennan, Julia Cotter and Gayle Best work behind the scenes for the LQGC Bazaar.  Thanks, ladies, for volunteering!

Volunteers finalize plans for Lake Quivira Holiday Bazaar

ulie Wood, LQ resident, has volunteered her talents for the Lake Quivira Bazaar Raffle by turning a handcrafted birdhouse into an interesting piece of art for the yard, porch or even inside to be embellished with holiday décor. Julie lets her imagination flow as she applies her art education techniques to her “art projects.”  She has worked as a painter, potter and mixed media artist. Be sure and visit the Bazaar raffle booth for a chance to win this  one-of-a-kind birdhouse.  

This bazaar raffle item is for the birds

Saddle Pumpkin Patch – October 18

Saddle Pumpkin Patch – October 18

LQ Holiday Bazaar – save the date

LQ Holiday Bazaar – save the date

Closing day to cap a busy year for QWGA golfers

Closing day to cap a busy year for QWGA golfers

By Linda Cruse Team play photo – Some QWGA members who participated in team play this year are, from left, Margaret Ellman, Peggy Nail, Linda Cruse (team captain), Joyce Terbovich, Barb Johnson, Beth Hall, Donna Williams and Becky Johnson. With closing day just days away, it is time to recap the final events of this [...]

Patrick Pribyl (right) at St. Andrews

QMGA notes: September­­—rather slow; October—wrap-up

By Jack Carson With the exception of the guest day on September 25 there was not much happening in the way of QMGA events. The last event of the year will be Closing Day on October 11th. What’s on your golf “bucket list”? Almost without exception each of the speakers at the opening ceremony for [...]