July 2018

Gary Holle, Washington RWD 1, chose

the design, “Square in a Square” at the

Wednesday evening awards banquet. 

The pattern, “Lilac Applique’”, was

selected by Harold Kuhn, city of Buffalo.

Wayne Rowh, city of Morganville, chose

the design “Pieces of the Night”. 

Sam Atherton, former KRWA director and

representative of Labette RWD 3, won the

pattern “Stars in the Meadow” which was a

prize in the WaterPAC Raffle. 

96 Quilts and Counting – Lucky

Winners Take Grand Prizes Home

our more quilts .. now totaling 96 grand prize drawings since 1984 including

2018, have gone home to lucky conference-goers. 

This year’s patterns were designed by Connie Huerter of Seneca, Kansas. The

patterns were “Square in a Square”, “Pieces of the Night”, “Lilac Applique’”,

and “Stars in the Meadow” that was a prize in the WaterPAC Raffle. 

Four quilts are planned for the 2019 conference and are well-underway as of

June 1.


Prizes for the Raffle are paid for by KRWA so 100 percent of the donations

go to WaterPAC. KRWA and NRWA appreciate the support for WaterPAC

during the KRWA conference. Donations in prior years have been as follows:

2005 - $3,001; 2006 - $3,000; 2007 - $4,324; 2008 - $4,692; 2009 - $6,110;

2010 - $5,073; 2011 - $5,065; 2012 - $7,193; 2013 - $7,350; 2014 - $7,650.;

2015 - $6,500; 2016 - $7.969; 2017 - $8,795. 2018 - $7,616. Donations over

the last thirteen years total $84,361.

WaterPAC Raffle Winners




Quilt - Stars in the Meadow

Sam Atherton

Labette RWD 3 / KRWA

Cuisinart Cup Brewer/Single Serve MakerJohn Douglas

Trego RWD 2

Green Mountain Pellet Grill w/WiFi

Allan Soetaert

Johnson RWD 7 / KRWA


Chris Harrington

City of Hutchinson

HP 10.1” Laptop, Touchscreen, 2 in 1

Clarence Banzet

City of Greensburg

KitchenAid Professional 5-Quart Mixer

Paul Strathman

Nemaha RWD 3


Brad Barbour

Sedgwick RWD 2

RTIC 45 White Cooler

Terry Stark

City of Anthony

Compound Miter Saw w/Laser Marker

Ron Rettele

Brown RWD 1

Apple Ipad Air 2 32 GB WIFI

Shane' Hastings

USDA Rural Development

iRobot Roomba Vacuum

Galen Penner

Marion RWD 4

Stihl Chain Saw

Dennis Schwartz


Stihl Weedeater

Steve McCallum


Stihl Tiller w/brush chopper attachmentLonnie Rignell

City of Riley

Stihl Leaf Blower/Vac

Kyle Headrick

City of Hesston

Milwaukee M12 Drill Driver

Galen Penner

Marion RWD

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