Drawing Bored by Bob Lee

Drawing Bored by Bob Lee

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Saddle Pumpkin Patch – October 18

Saddle Pumpkin Patch – October 18

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LQ Holiday Bazaar – save the date

LQ Holiday Bazaar – save the date

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Obituary – John E. “Jack” Wahlstedt

Jack Wahlstedt of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Lake Quivira, passed away September 18, 2014, surrounded by his family after a brief illness. Jack was born May 18, 1934, to Arthur C. and Mary A. Wahlstedt in Kansas City. He is survived by wife, Pat; sons, Eric (Diane), Mike (Laura) and John (Cathy) and eight [...]

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Obituary – James Edward Deegan

James Edward Deegan, 80, of Lake Quivira, died September 24, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Joanne, and two children, Tim and Anne, and Anne’s husband Gary. He is also survived by two grandsons. Jim worked as the head chemist for Hallmark Cards until his retirement. He was an avid golfer, reader and bridge [...]

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Pontoon Crawl Jersey Shore deemed a big success

Pontoon Crawl Jersey Shore deemed a big success

By Gayle Best Photos by Natalya Kazakova Pontoon Crawl 2014 took us to the Jersey Shore. What an array of outfits! Fake tans, leopard prints, big hair, heavy jewelry, tight shirts and tattoos were prevalent. I especially liked the very well dressed Frankie Valli, along with our own Snooki, Thad Millard. We had a great [...]

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Quivira woman’s new business is preserving memories

By Aline Zimmer You may have heard of Just Becuz, Lynn Sestak’s gift business. She started it after she stopped practicing physical therapy in order to stay home to raise her son and daughter. As she volunteered in the school and community, she presented teachers, coaches and other volunteers with small gifts to give them [...]

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Joe & Lisa Walsh

What attracted these newcomers to LQ? Golf, winning a bet, the 4th of July. . .and dreams of snowshoeing

By Aline Zimmer Joe & Lisa Walsh — (McKenzie) One might say that golf and beer led Joe and Lisa Walsh to Lake Quivira.  They have moved recently to their new home from Monticello Farms. They had golfed at Brookridge Golf Club for two years before choosing to join Lake Quivira as golf members. After [...]

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Limited Membership Promotion

Limited Membership Promotion

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Executive Chef Michael Lamping

Summer of weddings at LQ celebrated the unions of 28 couples

By Dawn Gabel Photos by Ron Bower “This was a busy year,” said Shannon Brown, Catering Sales Manager. “Last year we had sixteen weddings.” The unusual number of weddings have made an impact on the bottom line for the club and the community. It was reported by the House Committee in September that this year’s [...]

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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 [...]

Tennis Talk – October 2014

There is still time to get on the courts this fall before the snow comes. I want you all to know I will be here every Saturday morning for cardio tennis starting at 9 a.m. now. After that, I would like to get groups going of all ages and abilities. On October 18, starting at [...]

Photo of the Month - "Mont St. Michel" by Anne Simms

October Photo Club meeting to feature sunsets

By Susan Hidalgo Ron Bower covered the basic principles of photography. His information included aperture (controls the area over which light can enter the camera); shutter speed (controls the duration of the exposure); and ISO (controls the sensitivity of your camera’s sensors to light). Example: a blurred background needs a wide aperture, which is indicated by [...]

Quivira Investment Club offers learning agenda

Quivira Investment Club offers learning agenda

Story & photo by Aline Zimmer The September meeting of the Quivira Investment Club featured guest speakers, Bill Keen, founder and CEO of Keen Wealth Advisors, and Matt Wilson, Managing Director at the firm. They presented an informative overview of economic influences that investment clubs should consider when buying or selling stocks in their portfolios. [...]

President’s Report – October 2014

By Kent Best, President, Q Inc. Board of Directors Greetings: Sometimes you have to get out your favorite atlas or your latest GPS “app” to find the high road. It is not difficult to find the high road if your glass is half full or you know the integrity of the people you are working [...]

A Summary of the September 23, 2014 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors for Quivira, Inc. met on Tuesday, September 23, 2014.  The following is a summary of the discussion and actions discussed at the Board Meeting: Eric Johnson, Vice-President of the Board, directed the meeting in the absence of Kent Best, the Board President. Mr. Johnson began the Board meeting by introducing Attorney, [...]

Photo of the Month by Dan Witt

Photo Club members urged to submit travel photographs for next Clubhouse gallery

By Susan Hidalgo The LQ Photo Club welcomed three more members (everyone is always welcome). We shared vacation photos from several members and discussed photographing people outdoors. Tips included: As direct sunlight is directional and harsh, find shade or cloud cover. Use your flash to fill in shadows created by the sun. Use a reflector [...]

Jim Crist, a Johnson County Master Gardener, spoke about Permaculture at the August 21 Garden Club meeting. Pictured with Anne Gill. Photo by Beth Hall.

New LQ teen service organization helping out at Pontoon Crawl

By Gayle Best We are pleased to have the “just being formed” Lake Quivira Teen Service Organization helping us with our beach Boardwalk Games, one of the highlights of the September 6 Pontoon Crawl taking place from 6 to 11 p.m. A portion of boardwalk games ticket purchases (5 games for $5) will benefit the [...]