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THE KANSAS LIFELINE

July 2018

orty-three conference attendees were winners at the Tuesday evening

Meet & Greet. Prizes totaled more than $10,000 and ranged from

practical utensils such as a KitchenAid professional 5-quarter mixer, a

Vizio 50-inch LED smart TV, a drone, to an 8-foot tall metal windmill.

See the listing of winners on page 43. 

This “shindig” is one of a kind for a conference opener. There's food,

social and friendship – and games to play to earn tickets to enter in prize

drawings. And it was the sixth year for Kansas oldest Rock n' Roll band,

King Midas & The Mufflers, to perform background music. Here's are

some of the events: 

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Seating for 1,200 to enjoy a great barbecue meal and desert bar 

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Eight Midway game trailers –from "Kentucky Derby" to 

"The Exterminator"

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A Midway amusement ride; mechanical bull ide; football and

basketball throws 

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Casino games

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Beverage trailer and beverage stations

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Two caricaturists

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An oxygen bar

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Numerous table top games including “Water Bingo”

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Video car racing

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Laser skeet shooting

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Instant photo shoot 

There was something for everyone, all night long. And at 9:45, it was

time to turn in the tickets won at the various venues for drawings of the

prizes that filled a stage. It was a fun time – with something for everyone,

non-stop. 

Tina Rajala, recently retired from Kansas

Water Office, was pleased to be the

winner of Waterscapes sofa quilt.

There is always a full house at Water Bing

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Many Winners at Tuesday

Nite “Meet & Greet”

There's always plenty of food at KRWA

conferences.

Okay, there's no need to debate – just throw the ball!