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Annual Dinner and Silent Auction

2012 Annual Dinner at the Bass Pro Shop in Olathe

2012 Annual Dinner at the Bass Pro Shop in Olathe

Friends of the Kaw is holding it’s 18th Annual Dinner and Silent Auction on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 6 to 9pm at the Bass Pro Shop in Olathe (just SW of I-35 and 119th Street.)  Our guest speaker is Tracy Streeter, Director of the Kansas Water Office who will speak about the 50-year vision for the future of water in Kansas.  Enjoy a buffet dinner, cash bar, informative speaker and opportunity to do some holiday shopping. The cost is $45/person and RSVPs with a check or credit card needs to be made by Oct. 29.   MORE INFORMATION on the event and how to make a reservation.

We also need items for the Silent Auction so if you have a donation please let us know!

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The Kansas River

map-of-river The Kansas River (known locally as the Kaw) begins at the confluence of the Republican and Smoky Hill Rivers near Junction City. It flows 173 miles to Kansas City where it joins the Missouri River. The Kaw watershed drains almost the entire northern half of Kansas and part of Nebraska and Colorado (53,000 square miles). It is the world’s largest prairie based river system.