The Catfish 2014

The Catfish 2014

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Photo Club members learn about ‘leading lines’

Photo Club members learn about ‘leading lines’

The June  Lake Quivira Photography Club meeting discussed rules and tips of photo composition. One of the tips is: Leading lines. The photo above is an example. When pictures like this one contain a strong line, it’s almost impossible for your eyes not to follow it. As the shoreline gets further awayl, it creates a [...]

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Lake Quivira Triathlon set for Saturday, August 30, at 8:15 a.m.

By Mendy Jarman What a great way to start off the Labor Day weekend–either as a participant or as a volunteer–and share a little bit of Americana with family and guests. It’s a quick, 500 meter swim, two bike laps around the lake and a 5K run to get your heart racing. We are hoping [...]

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Quivira in Verse by Jeanne Jones

A Poetic Public Service Announcement When you’re riding in your cart Make a move both kind and smart: If car approaches at your rear Shift your speed to lower gear And once the road is straight and wide Pull on over to the side. A friendly wave to let them pass Will show that you [...]

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Jim Hamil is next featured artist at Clubhouse – Meet him at artist reception on July 16

Jim Hamil is next featured artist at Clubhouse – Meet him at artist reception on July 16

By Mary Linda Boling One of our area’s favorite watercolor artists is coming to Lake Quivira. Jim Hamil will be showing a collection of his original artworks at our Lake Quivira Clubhouse. Mr. Hamil is well known to many of us in the area as he has published over fifty limited edition prints. Many of [...]

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Ag Hall of Fame board chair Jody Albers shares concerns, vision

By Dawn Gabel “Temporarily Closed For The 2014 Season” So says the sign on the door of the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs. The museum, which has been a mainstay in the Wyandotte and Johnson County area since the 1960s, usually is closed only in the winter months and open [...]

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Two tournaments highlight June QWGA events

By Linda Cruse The Pocahontas Classic turned into the “Soakahontas Classic” this year, as rain left both the players and course drenched for portions of the three-day event. Despite the rain, tournament chair Christina Gomer and the Pro Shop and Clubhouse staff managed to revise the member-guest tournament schedule to complete the match play format [...]

Sign up in July for the QMGA Member-Member Tourney to be held August 2-3

By John Carson Results of the QMGA Member-Member Match Play TEAM NUMBERS and TOTAL SCORE Flight 1 1  Dave Jones, Kevin Murray (16.5); 2 Eric Dunn, Ed Marx ( 17); 3 Thad Millard, Kent Best (24); 4 Robert Sanders, Darrin Karley (14.5). Flight 2 5 Kurt Rone, Scott Yates (18); 6 Jeff Kembel,  Kent Noland [...]

Tennis Talk by Tim Oberhelman, LQ Tennis Pro

Tennis Talk by Tim Oberhelman, LQ Tennis Pro

As the summer heats up. so do the courts at the lake. We have an increase of players in both Summer Rec and JTL this year, so we seem to be bringing tennis back to the community. This spring has been such a blast working with your kids, not too hot temperature wise so we [...]

Cottages to Castles Homes Tour a huge success

Cottages to Castles Homes Tour a huge success

By Gayle Best Whew! It’s hard to believe the 2014 Homes Tour and related activities are over. After seven months of intense planning, organization and hard work I am very pleased to say it all was a huge success. I must say after having led many teams and projects in my career, this would have [...]

Lake Quivira Homes Tour – Saturday, June 21, 2014

Lake Quivira Homes Tour – Saturday, June 21, 2014

Lake Quivira Triathlon

Saturday, August 30 Details in the Q E-News

Summer Rec Ice Cream Social / Clubhouse Calypso Grill-Out Sunday, June 8  –  Attend either or both events

Summer Rec Ice Cream Social / Clubhouse Calypso Grill-Out Sunday, June 8 – Attend either or both events

Secret Samaritan Fish Fry Fundraiser

Secret Samaritan Fish Fry Fundraiser

Mixed Bowling salutes Baby Boomers, Wildcats, 4 Soles, Piranhas, Shoot for the Moon, Fried Green Tomatoes, Navajos, Let’s Roll, TJ’s, Hope—but the greatest of these is Hope

By Dolores Ford The 2013-2014 bowling season has ended  I think we are all ready for spring as it seemed to be a long winter! Our awards banquet was held at the Clubhouse on Tue., May 6, with a good attendance. As you know, the season is divided into two sessions, with the first running from September [...]